Fashion

Video Fashion Editorial Campaigns/Films we loved this year… 2013
||,
Over the year, there have been some notable fashion editorial video campaigns that we have loved. We want to take this time to recap some of the those and share them with you here. 1. Dior: Versailles Campaign The Château...
continue reading
Redefining beauty through Photography- Rick Guidotti TEDxEast
||,
In this engaging pictorial talk, Rick Guidotti takes the audience on his journey of redefining beauty for the masses. As an award-winning fashion photographer, Rick has spent over a decade working with advocacy groups to transform the perception of individuals...
continue reading
Inspiration Tuesday! Failing all the way to success Jason Njoku on TedxEuston
Inspiration Tuesday! Failing All the Way to Success: Jason Njoku at TEDxEuston
||, ,
Jason Njoku , is a Nigerian internet entrepreneur, and is CEO and founder of Iroko partners, the largest distributor of Nigerian music and movies online. Jason studied at the University of Manchester and grew up in the UK. Most Nigerians...
continue reading
Katungulu Mwendwa- A glimpse into this Kenyan designer
||,
The Katungulu Mwendwa brand is about answering “what makes you Kenyan?” In answering this question, she went back to older African cultures imagining how it would look like today in terms of architecture and clothes particularly had there been no...
continue reading
Lack of racial diversity in the fashion industry
||, ,
“There is a time where silence is not acceptable at all…If the conversation cannot be had publicly in our industry -- then inherently there is something wrong with the industry." Iman Abdulmajid Activist and former model Bethann Hardison, formed the...
continue reading
McQueen and I “This is fable of fashion”
||,
To see more on the legacy of Alexander McQueen: read more. Profile of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen. “What neither of them could have guessed was the cost of that journey. The very moment he though he had everything it...
continue reading
TIPS on staying relevant in the fashion industry
||,
Previously… Essentially, this is a challenge to designers. Distinguish yourself and create create create. This is also to encourage designers to step out of their comfort zones (i.e Ankara/Kitenge everything) and be adventurous in their designs. People buy what’s relevant...
continue reading
Trends in Kenya…or the lack thereof [Part II]
||,
Previously… Essentially, this is a challenge to designers. Distinguish yourself and create create create. This is also to encourage designers to step out of their comfort zones (i.e Ankara/Kitenge everything) and be adventurous in their designs. If you are committed...
continue reading
Trends in Kenya…or the lack thereof [Part I]
||,
It would seem that the fashion industry in Kenya is booming. But is it really making an impact. Its one thing to have events right left and center but is there a change in the way Kenyans are dressing? Are...
continue reading
Ozwald Boateng on Africa on BBC HARDTalk
||, ,
Ozwald Boateng, fashion designer and co-founder of Made in Africa Foundation to support and fund master plans and feasibility studies for transformational and large scale developments and infrastructure projects across the African continent. Take a look at his work below. Ozwald...
continue reading
Alexander McQueen (17 March 1969 – 11 February 2010)
||,
An absolute favorite designer has to be Lee Alexander McQueen. From his early beginnings, to his unfortunate demise, to his resulting present legacy, his designs are truly inspirational, creative and highly emotive. Any piece coming from his collection always portrays...
continue reading
Chico Leco Presents Glamourai by Sheila Amolo
||,
Sheila Amolo's Fall/Winter 2013 collection - Glamourai - which marked her design comeback this season. With Glamourai, Sheila explores the reinvented femme fatale heavily inspired by Japanese heroines Captain Soifon from Bleach and Sakura Haruno from Naruto.
continue reading
Johanna Blakley: Lessons from fashion’s free culture
||,
Fashion and copyright? Johanna Blakley spends much of her time exploring how our entertainment interacts with our political, commercial and social habits. In this talk, she talks about what all creative industries can learn from fashion's free culture.
continue reading
Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are
||,
This particular TED talk discussed the reality of perception in our society and the importance of having the right mentality when facing certain tasks. Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves....
continue reading