About Us

We believe that there's a beautiful African-inspired garment or accessory for work and play for every woman out there. Feast your eyes on a wide range of original fashion and accessories in beautiful tribal prints and other African-inspired materials, sourced from brands, social enterprises and artisans from all over Africa.


Sapelle brings you modern African inspired and made fashion for everyday style. African inspiration has lent itself to fashion designers around the world for decades. Sapelle is proud to bring you fashion using African materials made by artisans, designers and social enterprises from around Africa. 

Our mission is to bring you exciting modern fashion pieces that look and feel great whether you're mixing them up with your work wardrobe or out and about at the weekend.

Sapelle bridges the gap between Africa's most talented makers and designers with women around the world seeking something different. Something new and exciting. A touch of the exotic.

Our range of products includes stylish women’s African print dresses and separates and also beautiful, tribal-inspired accessories. Whether you're building a new wardrobe or adding to your existing collection with accent pieces, our African fashion collection will complement your individual style.


We work based on ethical principles and our vision is for the African fashion industry to develop an equitable and thriving relationship with the global market, therefore we try to source from partners who use fabrics and materials sourced locally, recycled, environmentally sustainable or even organic. They are made by workers who are paid and treated fairly. We only trade with labels that share our ethical and responsible principles and fair employment and trade.


We understand that we wouldn't be here if it weren't for you. Therefore we're passionate about delivering to you the very best products that you'll wear proudly again and again. 

Explore the online store and see for yourself the gorgeous selection of African inspired products available. You will be shopping knowing that you are supporting talented designers who have created quality products that you are sure to enjoy for years to come. Sapelle makes it easy for you to find beautiful and sustainable pieces of African fashion.

Daphne Kasambala
Founder, Sapelle