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Industrie Africa is an all-access pass into the world of emerging and high-end African fashion. Discover the regional voices that are redefining the global landscape.

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The eponymous Thalia Strates brand was founded in 2014, with a goal of creating clean handbag silhouettes using raw materials such as nubuck, ostrich skin and springbok fur—all sourced as a byproduct of South Africa’s farming industry. Strate’s aesthetic is minimalist and luxury, and each piece proves to be a lasting staple.