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RTW Fashion Like A Boss: Vivo Activewear’s Wandia Gichuru
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"Let’s take Made in Kenya to a whole new level!” Words the co-founder and manager of Vivo Activewear, Wandia Gichuru, confidently champions on their dynamic website. Since 2011, this ready-to-wear (RTW) brand has steadily grown from an idea to a...
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UHURU CLOTHING with Thomas Mwicigi – Enhancing the Image of Africa
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A t-shirt  brand with a message? Promoting African values and representing a lifestyle that reflects Africa? What do all of these have in common? They are the values and morale behind the company founded by Thomas Mwicigi. Presenting Uhuru Clothing....
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Uru Diamonds – Unique Jewelry from Tanzania
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On one of our breaks from Swahili Fashion Week Tanzania 2013, we discovered Uru Diamonds in Slipway Shopping Plaza in Dar es Salaam. Drawn by the Maasai clad shop assistant who was incredibly welcoming, the serene aura and set up...
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ADIRE: The Blue Blood Tie-Dye Textile, Made In Nigeria
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Adire is a traditional textile craft made and worn by the Yoruba people of Nigeria. Derived from the Yoruba words, adi (to tie) and re (to dye), Adire means tie and dye. The original versions were indigo-dyed and decorated with...
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BRIAN BABU: Styling Escapades With The Stylist To the Stars
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Not all heroes wear capes. Some come dressed in fabulous kimonos and disarming, genuine smiles that put you at ease. And that’s just the first few minutes of meeting the talented freelance stylist, Brian Babu. If you’ve watched any Kenyan...
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Hail Kween Kwena: The Valiant & Anomalous Style of Kwena Baloyi
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The 'Style Therapist', also known as Kwena Baloyi, is one sought after freelance fashion stylist. Her eye for fashion and artiste capabilities has seen her work on everything from music videos and television shows to magazine covers and commercial campaigns....
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HS: Can We Talk About Natural Hair Stylist, Ncumisa ‘Mimi’ Duma?
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She’s been called a hair guru and an artist that employs tresses to voice and personify stories. Ncumisa ‘Mimi’ Duma’s hair styling is hard to miss or ignore. Mimi, also known as Urban Mimz, is taking her fierce ingenuity and...
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HS: Saadique Ryklief – South African Multi Award-Winning Hairstylist
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In March 2018, Marie Claire SA hosted the Marie Claire Image Makers 2018 to honour the team of creatives behind-the-scenes. An event that gives recognition to the stylists, designers and artists whose skills, talent and influence make an impact in...
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Ladies and Gentlemen, Photographer Extraordinaire, OSBORNE MACHARIA
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Osborne Macharia needs no introduction. And not just because his work still leaves us lost for words. (And if you know us, we love us a long blogpost!) His thought-provoking concepts, done with an adroit precision and the élan of...
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MUTUA MATHEKA: Scaling Heights & Adding To The Narrative
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What would you do to get the perfect shot? For Mutua Matheka, it involves some enigmatic heights that most wouldn’t dare to venture. However, his love for heights has accorded him some of the most iconic images of the Nairobi...
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JUSTIN DINGWALL: Exploring Avenues Less Travelled Through The Lens
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If you’ve flipped through the pages of Elle Magazine SA you’ve probably come across the work of South African photographer and contemporary artist, Justin Dingwall. [Image: © Justin Dingwall]   The successful Johannesburg-based commercial photographer, picked up his first camera...
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Heineken Africa Inspired Fashion Challenge: East Africa Edition
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Something magical was a-brewing On September 8th, 2017. Heineken®’s first design initiative in East Africa announced the winners of the “Africa Inspired Fashion Challenge”. Out of 100 portfolios from Kenyan, Ugandan and Tanzanian designers, Lulu Mutuli and Azra Walji came...
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About TDS
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We are a Kenyan lifestyle premium fashion brand that connects you to the world of Fashion & Design in Kenya shedding light on a new African reality through content and commerce. Inspired to create accessibility and knowledge of the Kenyan...
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EA Flavour: Here’s How Kenyan Designers Do Athleisure
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It’s no secret that Kenyans dominate in the world of Athletics. But just because you’re not smashing world records doesn’t mean you can’t get into the athleisure and own the trend. Or make your own designs for that matter. A...
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