Events

Trailer for The NEST Collective's second fashion film project in collaboration with Chico Leco - To Catch A Dream, starring Ajuma Nasenyana. The Designers Studio Kenya Fashion
The NEST and Chico Leco presents To Catch A Dream Fashion Film
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We love anything bold, daring and conversation starting. The NEST Collective does exactly that. With a team of 12, they started their journey to create an artistic multidisciplinary collective with the "aim of exploring our troubling modern identities, re-imagining our...
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Pop-Up, Kool and the Gang and Tamambo
Pop-Up, Kool and the Gang and Tamambo
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It's that time of the year when good cheer and merriment will be the attitude of the day. In anticipation of that, MOFTI presents a Pop up Event this weekend the 8th of November at the Tamambo Restaurant, Village Market...
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SFW2014 is upon us once again!
SFW2014 is upon us once again!
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Swahili Fashion Week (SFW), the biggest fashion annual event is coming up soon and we are so excited to see how this year’s event is going to top the last one. Last year we saw the 6th event of SFW,...
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"Fashion and craft are a reflection of society.” Christine Gitau tells us more behind Afrika Handmade Symposium
“Fashion and craft are a reflection of society.” Christine Gitau tells us more behind Afrika Handmade Symposium
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Do you recall us telling you about the Afrika Handmade symposium? This 2 day symposium was focusing on contemporary craft and design in Kenya and took place on 2nd and 3rd October 2014 at the Jacaranda Hotel in Westlands. There...
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Afrika Handmade will create visibility for contemporary craft and design in Kenya - find our more about the event
Afrika Handmade will create visibility for contemporary craft and design in Kenya – find out more about the event
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We want to take this opportunity to highlight an upcoming event that will truly define and provide a platform for growth for the craft market in Kenya. When we hear about craft, its easy to think of maasai market and associate...
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Kenya represented beautifully at AFWL 2014
Kenya represented beautifully at AFWL 2014
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"African fashion is like a new fashion revolution, you can't ignore it, it's everywhere if you go into the mainstream shops like Top Shop, River Island, Zara, most of their prints are inspired by Africa." Ronke Ademiluyi, AWFL founder and...
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Looking to shop this weekend? Zen Garden Pop Up & Coming Second Edition is the place to be
Looking to shop this weekend? Zen Garden Pop Up & Coming Second Edition is the place to be
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Zen Garden will be hosting the 2nd edition of Fashion Pop Up & Coming event on 23rd & 24th August where trendy designers will be showcasing their gorgeous new collections. Zen Garden successfully held the first edition on December 20th 2013 where they...
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Have you applied? African Designers for Tomorrow Competition by FA254
Have you applied? African Designers for Tomorrow Competition by FA254
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We had informed you earlier last month about this great competition and hope that you have been applying (apparel, accessories and home decor categories). The deadline is approaching swiftly. The Application closes on 20 August 2014 so hurry on up and apply. It's never...
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Go Ahead! Apply to the African Designers for Tomorrow Competition brought to you by FA254
Apply to the African Designers for Tomorrow Competition brought to you by FA254
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FA254 is proud to be launching African Designers for Tomorrow in July, the first international platform to give emerging African designers a door to European Market. African Designers for Tomorrow (ADFT) is organized by FA254 in collaboration with ESMOD International Fashion School...
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Summer Sale at Adele Dejak starts this 4th of July!
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If you have always wanted to get your hands on an Adele Dejak piece, there is no time like the present. This Friday the 4th of July will be the beginning of Adele Dejak's summer sale at the Village Market...
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Why we love MOFTI - a new boutique stocking African made/inspired products
Why we love MOFTI – a new boutique stocking African made/inspired products
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Saturday 14 June 2014 marked the opening of the Mofti Boutique store in the New Muthaiga Mall, Thigiri. The opening brought family, friends and fashion media to visit the store, shop and meet the designers. MOFTI, which is Swahili for...
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SALE- SALE- SALE- Happy Shopping! Get your hands on these designers and never look back
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We have been writing about some of these designers and what products they have to offer. If you have thought to yourself you would like to get your hands on some of them, look no further. From today, 25th to...
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Fashion Revolution Day #InsideOut in remembrance of Rana Plaza Building Bangladesh
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It’s been one year since the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh killing around 1,130 people who had been ordered back to work even after huge cracks were discovered in its walls. This spurred the ethical fashion discourse...
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Tribal Chic Fashion Show 2013 at the Tribe Hotel Kenya
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In case you had missed seeing this show, here is an independent video by Steve Muriungi on the  Tribal Chic Fashion Show 2013 at The Tribe Hotel. Tribal Chic is one of the A-list annual fashion show event held at...
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