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Between the Seams: What it Costs to be in the Business of Fashion
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From afar, fashion looks like glitz and glamour. What with all the Travel, celebrities, and the element of it being a creative expression outlet. We can see why it’s tempting to take the plunge and start your own fashion brand. ...
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Wambui Mukenyi on Working Smart in the Business of Fashion
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“Its been a learning curve ever since and we are still learning” says Wambui Mukenyi. Initially trained as an accountant, her love for fashion took her on a new path. “I love fashion. All of it, the stress and the...
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Fashion’s Little Helper: Tech Tools To Manage Your Business
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Let’s face it. As a creative, you’d much rather be creating a new design or working on your latest idea than balancing numbers and spreadsheets. However, the latter’s significance can’t be denied. Finances and analytics are just as important as...
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Financial Sense; managing and planning your financial goals in a fashion business #Business Talk #TDSvoices
Financial Sense; managing and planning your financial goals in a fashion business
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Over the years, launching a fashion business has become more challenging and more expensive. Marketing, manufacturing, materials, showroom costs and shipping rates are just some of the expenses you have to look forward to when starting a fashion business. The...
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Fashion is a business; think like an entrepreneur #Business Talk #TDSvoices
Fashion is a business; think like an entrepreneur
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There seems to be a misconception about fashion. Fashion is more than just glamour, glitz and who wore it best on the red carpet. Fashion is a multibillion-dollar industry that has significant influence on the economical and societal aspect of...
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Fashion is ultimately a Business: October Business Talk series #BusinessTalk Chapter One
Fashion is ultimately a Business: October Business Talk series #BusinessTalk
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Author: Wanjiku N. M | Editor and Founder of TDS | Twitter: @WanjikuNM ____________ We had so much fun last month gathering stories from around this continent on our Africa Speaks Series. From the artistic photographs of Nairobi at night from Nairobi...
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Tech Advancements in Fashion We’re Here For: Part I
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Fashion is always looking for the next big thing, so a relationship with technology isn’t so farfetched. On the contrary, innovation is welcomed and embraced in many facets of the industry. As creatures of comfort, we crave products, processes and...
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OCELL LUXURY: The Artistry Of Inclusive, Limited Edition Fashion
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Ocell Luxury thrives on exclusivity. Founded in 2015, Pooja Joshi envisioned a brand that would make one-of-a-kind accessories for men and women. Pieces that would disclose enthralling facets of the wearer’s personality. Be it via an open bold gesture or...
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LULU MUTULI: The AMILO Brand Founder Goes Tech For Fashion
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No doubt, Lulu Mutuli had an interesting 2017. She was one of the first Heineken® African Inspired Fashion Challenge, got to develop their designs at LEW Design House in Amsterdam for a week and had her first fashion showcase; which just...
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Future of Fashion Styling: Is Artificial Intelligence Here to Hurt Or Help?
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Every stylist can tell you about their ‘dread shoot’. The fashion styling opportunity that they completely floundered because the merchandise just didn't work.  Perhaps the looks didn’t fit the client just right or their fashion future predictions just didn’t resonate...
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Style Posse: What Kind Of Fashion Stylist Are You Anyway?
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One of the most integral roles in the fashion industry must be the stylist. On the surface, they provide the clothes and accessories to create fashion-forward or modish looks. However, the title calls for the individual to be involved with...
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SIMON DEINER: Meet The Leading Fashion Runway Photographer In Africa
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If you’ve ever looked at photos from a Fashion Week in Africa, chances are it was taken by Simon Deiner or his company SDR Photo. Deiner is a fashion and commercial photographer from Cape Town, who – according to Group...
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What’s your flavour? Categories in Fashion Photography – Part II
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And we are back. Hope you are starting to see the different categories of fashion photography and thinking about which one suits you best. Well, here are the next three. Let's continue. High-Fashion In its simplest form – high fashion...
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Editor’s Note – The Lens Series – Fashion Photography
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Photography is essential in the fashion business. Because fashion is such a visual business, photography is the best means to communicate that visual element about one’s brand, their collection, and their story and to get the consumer involved and to...
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