Countries at the forefront of made in Africa is Tunisia and Morocco. The close proximity to Europe gives these countries a particular advantage. Morocco is celebrated for its colorful print fabrics and sustainability has been recognized as an important growth factor for the country.
Lemlem (seen here) is a stand-out brand worth supporting for its ethical support of artisans in Ethiopia and Kenya.
Read on to find some made in Africa brands worth supporting.
A.P.C., (Atelier de Production et de Creation) is the French fashion line known for clean, timeless designs with a relaxed Parisian aesthetic.
AAKS handcrafts its colorful raffia handbags in Ghana. Each bag has a unique artisan touch, innovatively woven in colors inspired by the seasons.
Charo Ruiz is a Spanish designer who creates beautifully breezy and feminine cover-ups inspired by her home Ibiza.
Clergerie is a high-end French shoe brand handcrafting elegant footwear with a masculine bent. Known for pushing boundaries, find styles that incorporate unconventional materials like woven raffia.
GAUGE81 is an Amsterdam-based clothing label creating bold day-to-night outfits for the modern woman. Find unmistakeable sexy '90's-style outfits to wow.
Isabel Marant is the eponymous label of the French fashion designer. Loved by celebrities, the brand has a chic bohemian aesthetic coveted for its easy-to-wear unpretentious collections.
Le Chameau makes the French heritage rain boot favored by the Duchess of Cambridge and British Royal Family. Find rubber and leather boots constructed by hand since 1927.
Lemlem is the ethical women's clothing label started by supermodel Liya Kebede. Crafted in handwoven cotton by skilled artisans in her native Ethiopia and Kenya.