• AFFASO x MASKi: a unique face mask collaboration

    Who would have thought that we would all wear face masks and that on top of that we would be proud of our masks and would love to show them off? The mask has become a unique fashion statement so stand out from the crowd and show your colourful face. “They cover your smile, but […]

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  • How to up your style this spring

    We are very gently venturing out again, preening our feathers. So especially for this spring we have added a few new style guides. AFFASO shirts were designed for people with a story, people who want to stand out. It is about time the world heard your inner voice! This is the very reason we have […]

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  • Creativity is here to stay

    This creativity produces new solutions and opportunities. In education, in the care sector, in the hospitality industry, everywhere you can think of where companies big and small are struggling. AFFASO has carried creativity as a core value right from the start. Our product and our brand are centred around creativity.  It is how we design […]

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  • What are Wax Prints?

    AFFASO shirts are high quality digital reproductions of original African wax prints. What are Wax Prints? Wax Prints are colourful cotton fabrics produced using a mechanised wax-resist printing technique inspired from the Indonesian hand-crafted batik method.       In the late 19th century, the British trader Ebenezer Brown Fleming introduced the prints to West […]

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  • Inside out

    This unprecedented situation forces us to stay in and make the best of it. Funnily enough this is a time of introspection, a time to tackle things that normally get shoved aside. Tidy up. Take up an old hobby again or learn a new skill. Read a book, write a story of your own, poetry, […]

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  • Communication through cloth

    Wax print fabrics are associated with African culture because of their tribal patterns and motifs. Each design and colour can reflect local traditions and symbols such as the tribal, marriage and social status of the wearer. Textiles around the world have always offered a means of communicating the most subtle and complex of messages through […]

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  • Textilia – ‘Bepaalde modewinkeliers hebben goed in de gaten wat wel en niet succesvol is’

    Bijna een jaar geleden betrad mannenmodemerk Affaso de Nederlandse markt. Het merk focuste zich afgelopen jaar op ontwikkeling van de producten met de Afrikaanse waxprints. Nu is de distributie aan de beurt. “We richten op retailers die goed weten waar hun klanten behoefte aan hebben.” Affaso, House of African Prints heet het merk voluit. Oprichter […]

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  • Libelle magazine – Alex Klaasen wearing AFFASO

    Alex Klaasen (Dutch comedian, singer and actor) wearing AFFASO shirt ´Exotic Africa´ in Libelle magazine.

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  • AFFASO Style talk – LIVE!

    It is all systems go in the AFFASO pop-up store in Amsterdam. Our very own product specialist Ellen Haeser has her finger on the pulse of fashion. She will hold an inspirational talk on fashion and trends. How to develop your personal style without creating a bulging wardrobe. Experience what colour and design can do […]

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  • SUMMER SPECIAL

    AFFASO Summer special It is high summer and all kinds of exciting things are happening in our AFFASO pop-up store in Amsterdam! Get to know our colourful brand. All week you can pick up any one of our men’s shirts with authentic African designs for the special price of €99. Don’t miss this opportunity! Pick […]

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