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© 2023 by The Fashion Lab Africa.

The 'Fashion Lab' Development Project

A Sustainable Development Structure that DEVELOPS the business behind African Fashion.

 

       

Fashion Lab is a business development project formed to develop, grow and sustain the business behind the African Fashion Industry by providing a sewing & garment production curriculum program, skill factory workshops/seminars, affordable showroom space for designers & networking forums to enable the African fashion industry and beyond to elevate their skills and grow their fashion industry-related businesses. The project creates job opportunities while elevating the small businesses within both the rural and urban sector through education.

 

Our mission:

To help develop, grow and sustain the business behind the African Fashion Industry.

 

 

Our objectives:

  • To develop/ transfer sewing skills both to the rural and urban fashion industry through workshops, skill factories and our sewing & garment production carillon program.

  • To develop business skills to the fashion designers around tools required to engage and win business within the local, Pan-African & Global industry.

  • To develop fashion industry infrastructure which will to facilitate sustainable economic growth within South Africa and beyond through the “Fashion Lab” model.

  • To inspire/ motivate an entrepreneurial model within the local fashion Industry.

  • To encourage economic empowerment through helping small business incubate/develop through the Fashion Lab Project.

  • To transfer business skills to other existing established Fashion-industry-related businesses.

  • To create a space for Ex-mine workers to rehabilitate and start a fresh by acquiring new skills through our sewing curriculum program.

 

 

The Fashion Lab Development Center center offers:

 

  • Regular Skill Factory workshops and seminars for aspiring creatives/individuals who would like to grow/expand their skill-sets/business/organizations.

  • Fashion Lab Curricullum offering Garment production courses throughout the year calendar.

  • Inexpensive Rental Showroom space for Emerging & Established African Fashion Designers.

  • Fashion Lab “Chill out Café” for networking and connections

  • Computer room for computer related courses/ptojects

  • Monthly Fashion photo/runway showcases of featured designers

 

 

 

Fashion Lab ensures that the development & sustainability of the fashion industry is maintained and monitored by professionals who play imperative roles within the industry.

 

Together we can LEAD, DEVELOP, SUSTAIN AND GROW THE BUSINESS BEHIND AFRICAN FASHION.