Natalie Kimani

Art of Fashion
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First appearances matter and yes, the book is judged by its cover. In an industry where that translates into six to ten minutes to make the right impression, the pressure is on for designers to showcase their collections in the...
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Era of Appropriation
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Design Deja Vu I’ve seen this before. This is not a feeling anyone should have watching Fashion Week; especially since these collections are supposed to be new, innovative, and thought provoking. They’ve got people talking, alright, but not in the...
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Manciny Migwi and Her Take on Men's Wear Fashion in Kenya
Kenya and Fashion Week
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Nairobi is no stranger to fashion events. Markets, weekend galas, fashion days parading as weeks, you name it. While it may seem at first that fashion is the new ‘IT’ child of company marketing stints, it does show the level...
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Fashion Week: More than a Pretty Face
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With each Fashion Week, there are always nay-sayers that don’t see the need for all the hullabaloo. It’s just for the fashion-oriented, enthusiasts and hopefuls who are engulfed in the world of fashion, isn’t it? Despite the fixation on beauty...
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Catwalk at Press Week 1964
FASHION WEEK: THE ORIGINS
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It begins in Paris; of course Before the white tents, red carpets, fashionistas and coveted front row seats there was Paris. Under King Louis XIV, the concept of ‘haute couture’ began and it hit its climax - complete with its...
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