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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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Industrie Africa is committed to celebrating the diverse voices of the industry.

We are proud to be an Africa-based business with a global ethos. Our small, digitally native team reflects our core values of inclusivity, diversity, and innovation. Between the continent and the world, we seek to push the boundaries of geographic limitations.


Nisha Kanabar, ceo

Nisha Kanabar is a curator and storyteller; and the founder of Industrie Africa. A Tanzanian of Indian origin, Kanabar graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York and went on to forge a career in luxury fashion and publishing. With over a decade of experience at renowned industry names, she held formative positions at the editorial and commercial departments of American Vogue, Vogue India, and Style.com in the Middle East (now Vogue Arabia). Her experience across international markets fuelled a desire to channel her work into her home continent’s contemporary and luxury designer market, with a special focus on diversity. Nisha’s unique perspective allows her to frame the conversation around African fashion through a unique global lens and places her at the forefront of a cultural movement experiencing seismic change. She currently resides in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania—whilst her work regularly takes her across the continent and around the world.

Natasha Nyanin, editor

Natasha Nyanin is a writer and creative consultant from Ghana who is based in New York City. Natasha's writing has been published in several internationally renowned outlets such as CNN, Man Repeller, Food & Wine, The Cut, and Paper. Her creative work has been lauded by publications such as Glamour, New York Magazine, and Architectural Digest. She has an inveterate understanding of the literary as well as of luxury, the combination of which she brings to her role helping to shape IMPRINT, Industrie Africa's editorial platform.

Krupa Mandavia, assistant

Born and raised in Kenya, Krupa Mandavia is an aspiring expert on policy and legislative development in African fashion. In addition to her role at Industrie Africa, she is a trained lawyer and the youngest serving member of the Kenya Fashion Council as part of the Trade and International Relations committee.


As a growing commerce and content platform, we are always looking for talented, creative individuals to potentially join our community. If you are passionate about the African fashion industry and would be interested in being a part of the team, please drop us a note on info@industrieafrica.com.

Fashion journalists and experts, we want to hear from you. if you are interested in writing for us at imprint, please email us at editor@industrieafrica.com.