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Anne Mpinga from Kipusa Clothing: “She is Nairobi” Launch of Collection Campaign ©KipusaClothing
Anne Mpinga from Kipusa Clothing: “She is Nairobi” Launch of Collection Campaign
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Anne Mpinga, the designer behind the brand Kipusa Clothing, launched her new collection with a campaign dubbed “She is Nairobi” celebrating women change makers in Nairobi wearing pieces from her new collection. We loved it and in the spirit of...
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M+K Nairobi Part II: Creating Apparel to Last Generations
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Your Prêt-a-Porter collection showcased quite a variety of looks K: There were roughly 25 pieces; 15 looks that we made for the collection. It was inspired by earth and sky. We started with colours, going from the atmospherics of the...
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M+K Nairobi: Fashion’s New Guard in the local scene
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K: [Collection wise] there’s the series with the ochre skirt, the series with the beaded crop top and then there is the series with full-circle blue skirt. M: We usually do triptychs which is an art history term for anything...
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On being a Dreamer: Kavengi Kitonga #MakeUpArtist #TDSvoices
On being a Dreamer: Kavengi Kitonga
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A self-taught freelance make-up artist, Kavengi Kitonga is the embodiment of passion and creativity. After completing her Bachelor's degree in Economics, Kavengi decided to try and make money, her first thought was make-up. In her mind, it was the easiest...
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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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“ Like an artist painting on a canvas” A word or two with Fashion Stylist Annabel Onyango
“Like an artist painting on a canvas” A word or two with Fashion Stylist Annabel Onyango
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“Being a fashion stylist was never a calling I grew up with. It just kind of happened organically.” Annabel Onyango is an independent fashion stylist based in Kenya and has been doing it for 7 years. Her definition of a...
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Focus on Africa June TDS Series #TDSFOA
Looking Back – TDS Focus on Africa June Series
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Our June series was all about looking inward and celebrating those that are working to change the negative narrative of Africa from powerless to powerful, self-sustaining and all round beautiful. This is why it was important for us to dedicate June...
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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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African Designers At IFS 2019 – Thebe Magugu Awarded Top Spot
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South African Designer, Thebe Magugu, has won the 2019 International Fashion Showcase (IFS). The seventh edition, which began on 11th of February 2019 at Somerset House in London, saw 16 designers from around the world present a series of compelling...
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HOUSE OF THAIRU: In Conversation With Steve Thairu
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We’re going to be honest with you. After speaking to Steve Thairu we weren’t sure how we would write this article on the House of Thairu. The 22 year old designer is a dreamer with a whimsical outlook on life....
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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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Kahaari
KAHAARI: Extending African Print To The Boardroom & Beyond
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Who says African print should be confined to special occasions? Certainly not Kahaari (ka-haa-ri). Originating from the Swahili word “Kifahari”, which means elegant, this Made in Kenya brand wants to make African prints and designs a staple in the casual...
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The Divergent Idiosyncratic Work Of Makeup & Body Artist, SINITTA AKELLO
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Sinitta Akello Owor. You may know her better as simply Sinitta Akello. Or perhaps Cultured Ego. The Ugandan-born makeup and body artist is one of Kenya’s most sought-after creatives. And rightly so. Her distinctive approach to beauty allows her to...
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NALLAH B. SANGARÉ: The Multidimensional MUA Who Does It All
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Nallah B. Sangaré is like a book. One with an intriguing title engraved on an equally enchanting cover that somehow gives nothing away. Born in France to an Ivorian father and a Malian Mother, this Nairobi-based Makeup Artist (MUA) has...
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