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The Virtual Museum of Namibian Fashion

Museum of Namibian Fashion

Historical Namibian Fashion

The Virtual Museum of Namibian Fashion is divided into seven Galleries. The galleries are organised according to the different materials that are used to make clothing and accessories. The focus of these galleries is on historical items.

Namibian Fashion Today

Two additional galleries have been added that show the way in which traditional’ outfits continue to shape the identity of Namibians today. One is the Peoples’ Gallery’ which consists of photographs shared by visitors to the museum, whilst the other, `Deep Roots, New Fashion’ showcases the work of new Namibian fashion designers who draw on our cultural roots to create outfits for the present and the future.

Latest News

07 March 2021
I am Maria Caley.  My Vakwangali Fashion Collection was created through a practice led approach.  Information was obtained from interviews a...
04 March 2021
PROJECT NAME: Preservation of Endangered Cultural Heritage Through Collaborative Conservation, Provenance Research And Creative Knowledge Production U...
17 February 2021
I am a Namibian fashion designer with a background in tourism management, geography and visual arts.  My collections are a result of passion and ...