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ÉKÉTÉ
ÉKÉTÉ: The Ethical Nigerian Brand Big On Traditional Craftsmanship
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Launched in April 2018, Ékété is an accessories brand that made its fashionable introduction with intricately woven basket bags. While they exude the essence of blissful holiday, rooted at its core is rich culture and a fervent appreciation for ethical...
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Lukhanyo Mdingi x Nicholas Coutts Finale Generation Africa © Giovanni Giannoni (2)
Generation Africa, Pitti Immagine x Ethical Fashion Initiative, Italy, 2016 [Watch]
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This was the second collaboration with Pitti Imagine at the 89th Edition of Pitti Uomo with menswear brands selected by ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative for its African Designers Programme. Its mandate is to raise awareness not only on Africa fashion...
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Generation Africa Designers selected by Ethical Fashion Initiative for Pitti Uomo 89, ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative AKJP, Ikire Jones, Lukhanyo Mdingi x Nicholas Coutts & Ur
ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative Generation Africa Show at Pitti Uomo 89
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Pitti Uomo 89 is the most important international event for menswear and accessories collection and for launch of new men fashion projects. On Thursday 14th January 2016, the spotlight shone on Africa’s talents with Generation Africa with the special event...
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Karen Walker Ethical Fashion Initiative celebrating Kenyan Artisans in Spring 2014 Campaign
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Karen Walker, New Zealand based fashion designer, never ceases to surprise when she comes out with a new eyewear campaign in every season. This time around, Karen Walker celebrates Kenyan artisans in her new eyewear campaign, dubbed Visible, who have crafted a series...
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odAOMO
odAOMO: On Statement Pieces, Sustainability, and Giving Back
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odAOMO, which is ‘The House of Aomo’ in the Luo language, is an eco-friendly and ethically handcrafted brand made in Kenya. Founded by Dr. Sophia Aomo Omoro, the brand was officially launched in the USA in August 2014 and most...
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Lilabare
LILABARE: Redefining The ‘Dream Wardrobe’ Concept
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Lilabare (laila-bare) is a Made in Kenya fashion brand that wants you to rethink your wardrobe goals. Founded by Ria Ana Sejpal in 2017, the brand produces clothing and jewellery with sustainability at the heart of their modus operandi. ‘Whether...
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La Kwetu
NEW TO TDS: La Kwetu – Empowering Africa Through Design
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‘Hello, I’m Michelle. The Co-founder of La Kwetu, although my background is in aerospace engineering.’ The 26-year old entrepreneur laughs as we unsuccessfully try to conceal our shock and bewilderment. We had questions. We thought this would be a simple...
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NEW TO TDS: A Taste Of Afropean Designs From Voilà by Lulà
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Voilà by Lulà knows that it’s all in the details. Founder, Lulà Fa, wanted to wear and create a line that reflects her dual identity (Cote d’Ivoire and France) and her personality (modern and traditional). When embarking on her first...
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LEANDI MULDER DESIGNS: The Art Of Kintsugi Meets Made In South Africa
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Fashion can be a dark industry, riddled with sustainability and ethical issues. A fact that South African fashion designer - Leandi Mulder - became increasingly aware of as a fashion student. It became apparent that the fast fashion model was...
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The Future Of Beauty: Moves MUAs & Hair Stylists Can Expect
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They say that a worker is only as good as their tools. With the beauty and cosmetics market projected to hit $675 billion by 2020, you could argue that MUAs and Hair Stylists have some of the best gear to...
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THE LUXURY NETWORK KENYA: CEO, Michael Mwai, on Luxury in Kenya
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Described as “The next generation of marketing for luxury brands” by the British media, The Luxury Network is the world’s leading luxury affinity marketing group. It was founded in 2007 by Kevin Rose, a luxury books publisher, when he realised...
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VANLELES DIAMONDS: From Africa To Bond Street With Love
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“A kiss on the hand may be quite continental, but diamonds are a girl's best friend,” a famous lyric sang by the late Marilyn Monroe and a mantra for many. But then 2006 brought ‘Blood Diamonds’ to our cinemas and...
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OKAPI: The African Unicorn with a Knack for Positive Luxury
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The Okapi, also known as the forest giraffe or zebra giraffe, has always inspired intrigue and curiosity. This antelope’s elusive nature earned it the nickname ‘African Unicorn’ when it was discovered at the turn of the century in the anthropological...
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Why You ‘Wood’ Want Statement Structural Jewellery By Nyumbani Design
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*It’s the weekend … we stand by the punny* In a sea of brass designs, you can’t miss the handmade creations from Nyumbani design. The Tanzanian-based jewellery brand not only makes a statement with its distinct paradigm, but also the...
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