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Iko Eco Fashion Kenya
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Style and sustainability. If we’ve learned anything during this series is that the two can co-exist. In Kenya, we’ve seen a strong emphasis on ethical systems and standards to improve the livelihood of workers and artisans in the industry. This...
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Get Eco-friendly with it! These African Fashion Brands are…
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For the past month and a half we’ve looked at the good, the bad and the downright ugly when it comes to fashion and its environmental impact. I know, how something can be so pretty and so downright hideous underneath...
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Get Earthy: What’s Fashion’s Ecological Damage?
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“I have nothing to wear!” Raise your hands if you’re guilty of uttering these words standing in-front of a jam-packed wardrobe. With the holiday season fresh on the horizon, and Black Friday tempting us with all its bargains, it’s tempting...
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Bei ya kuongea: The second-hand impact on the Fashion Industry
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Mitumba or mtush. There was a time no one in their fashionably acclimatized mind would EVER admit that they got their clothes by standing in a heap of second hand clothes in an open air flea market. It was ‘this...
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The Detail is in the Clothes: Connie Aluoch on her journey in becoming the most respected Fashion Stylist in Kenya #TheStylist Series
The Detail is in the Clothes: Connie Aluoch on her journey in becoming the most respected Fashion Stylist in Kenya
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Connie Aluoch is one of the key players in one the fastest growing industries in Kenya, style and beauty. She defines a fashion stylist as someone responsible for creating a ‘look’ for a model or person and deciding what a...
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Trailer for The NEST Collective's second fashion film project in collaboration with Chico Leco - To Catch A Dream, starring Ajuma Nasenyana. The Designers Studio Kenya Fashion
The NEST and Chico Leco presents To Catch A Dream Fashion Film
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We love anything bold, daring and conversation starting. The NEST Collective does exactly that. With a team of 12, they started their journey to create an artistic multidisciplinary collective with the "aim of exploring our troubling modern identities, re-imagining our...
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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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KUBA: The Textile That Was Eco-Friendly Before It Was En Vogue
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The Kuba cloth, which is indigenous to the Kuba people, originates from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Between the 17th and early 20th century, the Kuba Kingdom (which is now the South Eastern region of the DRC) was one...
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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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DAUVIA: Handmade Fashion By African Designer, Dauvia Nijenhuis
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“To me, clothing is a form of self-expression - there are hints about who you are in what you wear.” ~ Marc Jacobs The same can be said about your social media feeds. Thanks to the visual aspect of applications...
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ABIOLA A. OLUSOLA: Effortless Contemporary Fashion Made In Nigeria
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Launched in 2017, Abiola A. Olusola is a contemporary womenswear brand made in Nigeria. Eponymously named after the owner and creative director, Abiola Adeniran-Olusola, the brand’s aesthetic philosophy is built on the belief that dressing should be effortless and chic....
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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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The Mane Matters: Becoming An Editorial Hair Stylist
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So, you’re a trained hair professional looking for a challenge? Perhaps editorial styling could be the niche for you. Behind the scenes, in between the MUA station and the racks of clothes, sits the editorial hair stylist. Working with the...
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The Beauty Brigade: Brush Up On The MUAs In Fashion
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Those fashion pictures you’ve been gazing at? Yeah, a makeup artist had something to do with that. A considerable amount of something, if we’re being honest. They are the inconspicuous professionals behind every look.  Inside their retractable, portable cosmetic bags...
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