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Zuvaa- Connecting your skills with your passion [Africa Feature: Nigeria/USA]
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Necessity. The mother of invention led Nigerian-American entrepreneur Kelechi Anyadiegwu to create the online platform ‘Zuvaa’ which means “sunshine” in the Shona language from Zimbabwe. The online marketplace is devoted to modern African design that embraces figure-flattering shapes, with sizes up...
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Creating the Connection: lemlem [Africa Feature – Ethiopia/Kenya ]
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Actress. Supermodel. Entrepreneur. Liya Kebede branched into the world of fashion design in a bid to support indigenous weavers in her home country, Ethiopia. Noticing that the local craft-based businesses were struggling, she launched ‘Lemlem’ which is Amharic for ‘to...
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MaXhosa by Laduma – “My Heritage, My Inheritance” –Africa Feature The Designers Studio Photos subject to copyright and courtesy of ©Laduma Ngxokolo
MaXhosa by Laduma – “My Heritage, My Inheritance” – Africa Feature South Africa
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Inspired by traditional Xhosa beadwork, Laduma Ngxokolo is a South African textile and knitwear designer best known for his men’s knitwear range. The brand, MaXhosa by Laduma, was established in 2010 with a desire to explore knitwear design solution that...
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LISA FOLAWIYO formerly “Jewel by Lisa” – AFRICA FEATURE -LAGOS, NIGERIA
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Lisa Folawiyo hails from Lagos and is a highly acclaimed fashion designer who is now a global women’s wear and accessories designer brand. Lisa Folawiyo perfected the art of wearing Ankara through the use of ornate embellishment transforming the fabric...
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POQUA POQU is a Ghanaian based affordable luxury women’s fashion brand. Here is what we find so charming about this brand; the simplicity in the designs celebrating women.
POQUA POQU bringing edge and simplicity [Africa Feature: Ghana]
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POQUA POQU is a Ghanaian based affordable luxury women’s fashion brand. Here is what we find so charming about this brand; the simplicity in the designs celebrating women. Perusing through her collections, one can see that this designer truly provides...
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Omar Victor Diop was born in Dakar, Senegal in 1980..Africa Feature #tdsphotoseries...he seeks to “capture the diversity of modern African societies and lifestyles.”
Omar Victor Diop – Africa Feature [Senegal] Fine Arts and Fashion photographer
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Omar Victor Diop was born in Dakar in 1980 and since his early days, Omar has developed an interest for photography and design. Omar’s work is seeks to “capture the diversity of modern African societies and lifestyles.” His work is...
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Africa Feature: Taibo Bacar. Full Stop. [Mozambique]
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We decided to feature this Mozambican designer's work simply because it cannot go without praise. By the time we were done looking through his work, this article came to life. Looking through his collections, leaves you speechless and simultaneously in...
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Africa Feature: Loza Maléombho, Artist and Designer [Côte d’Ivoire] The brand masterfully fuses traditional cultures/sub-cultures and contemporary fashion with vibrant patterns and a touch of fun.
Africa Feature: Loza Maléombho, Artist and Designer [Côte d’Ivoire]
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Transforming African culture and taking it to the world is exactly what this Ivorian designer is doing. Africa has indeed much to offer and this brand seeks to reinvent the African traditional wear, adapt them to modern time and by...
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Jessica Baah: Africa Feature Ghana "Pieces you didn’t even know you needed until you see them"
Jessica Baah: Africa Feature Ghana “Pieces you didn’t even know you needed until you see them”
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BAAH by Jessica Baah is an edgy woman's wear brand and fashion house with two labels. The Black Label, which is ready to wear, and the Gold which creates pieces for TV, music a film. Jessica Baah aims “to create...
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TDS Africa Feature! Teta Isibo from Inzuki Designs [Rwanda]
Africa Feature! Teta Isibo from Inzuki Designs [Rwanda]
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Teta Isibo is the brain behind the Inzuki Designs brand. Initially starting with designing earrings, her hobby soon turned into a fully-fledged business selling handmade jewelry, accessories and interior décor. Inzuki Designs is a Rwandese brand launched in 2010, which...
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Africa Feature: David Tlale (South Africa) Fall 2014 Collection- Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
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No words can describe the incredible talent and creativity behind South African renowned award winning fashion designer David Tlale who has for the past ten years exceeded all his achievements and grown significantly as a designer. Mercedes Benz Fashion Week...
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Africa Feature: An artist inspired by African Culture- Otakan Designs (Kampala)
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We believe in learning from gaining knowledge to better ourselves in the fashion industry. That includes celebrating, showcasing and promoting Kenyan fashion as well as celebrating those around us. Our Africa Feature comes from Uganda- namely Otakan Designs. Otakan Designs is...
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Africa Feature: Ugandan Designer Sylvia Owori
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We occasionally stumble upon some noted African designers such as this one where we cannot pass the chance to share. Sylvia Owori, Ugandan designer, describes her designs as  a balanced mix between smart and elegant outfits for work and trendy casual...
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Doreen Mashika Zanzibar Africa Feature
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Doreen Mashika, nominated for Accessory Designer of the Year in Swahili Fashion Week 2013, was born and raised in Tanzania, studied and worked in Switzerland, and is now part 
of a growing homeward bound African diaspora. Inspired by a deep...
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