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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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  • 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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  • Perfect Imperfection PERFECT IMPERFECTION

    History AFFASO garments are created based on the heritage of wax prints. Originally Indonesian but fully embraced by and evolved to African fashion for decades. Iconic in its meaning, storytelling and individual expression; the perfect reason for AFFASO to bring them to life in shirts. Digitally printed on superb cotton with luxurious feel and fit. […]

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