Jacqueline Shaw, Apparel Designer at Puma and Director of Latibeau Ltd.
Studying an MA in Ethical Fashion at the UCA Epsom with plans to undertake further studies in International Development Studies. Focusing final thesis on the viability of Africa as a future sourcing region.
Hold a BA in Fashion Design.
Runner up in the Smirnoff Student Awards 1999.
Founded ethical bridal company and social enterprise Latibeau Ltd in 2004.
Currently working on
Working with the Ethical Fashion Forum on developing its network in Africa.
Developing a representation agency, specialising in sourcing and consultancy, which connects and builds bridges between African businesses and suppliers through to buyers, designers, companies and organisations in the UK and Europe through the medium of fashion.
Working with ethical and sustainable production units and charities in the UK to produce bridal wear for Latibeau Ltd.
Studying Mandarin Chinese.
To represent African suppliers and manufacturers and highlight Africa as a viable global sourcing region; to create regional and country profiles and to promote Africa within the fashion industry; to encourage new designers to produce and manufacture in Africa; to create a platform for designers producing in Africa to showcase and to highlight the skills, talents and the manufacturing capabilities within Africa.