Features

TED Talk- Isaac Mizrahi
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Isaac Mizrahi, Fashion Designers talks on TED about Fashion and Creativity
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Africa Feature: Ethiopian Designer – YEFIKER
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We came upon this incredible designer label in Ethiopia called YEFIKER. The designer is Fikirte Addis, a young emerging Designer from Addis Ababa who takes cultural cotton fabrics and turns them into a ready to wear collection for the modern...
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“You are it” Short Fashion Film – by Gecko Productions
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There are a couple of fashion films out there that we would love to introduce to you. We will start with this one - a fashion "tag your it" story. We absolutely love this piece, with no dialogue, the models,...
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Fashion Weeks in Kenya – food for thought!
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Fashion weeks as we known of them generally are all about getting to see the show, being seen in the shows, the glamour of it all and just a little bit more. Be that as it may, there is a...
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Designer by Passion – Bana the Brand
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BANA THE BRAND DALIYAH  Designs in two words is Mohamed Bana- the company has now been rebranded to Bana the Brand. “Fashion has always been my passion” Swahili Fashion Week 2012- http://thefashiontrance.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/daliyah.jpg With no formal training initially, he did some classes...
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Zambarau: Editor’s Picks
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Having met with the delightful designer behind Zambarau, we have decided to show a sneak preview of some of our favorite pieces from her. Will be posting her interview this month to present to you fully the brains behind the...
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Designer innovation | Saki Mafundikwa: Ingenuity and elegance in ancient African alphabets
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This TED talk could not be kept a secret. Now for those of you who don’t know, and are not as addicted to TED talks as we are; TED talks are  “ideas worth spreading” on every topic under the sun....
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Nairobi Fashion Week [23-25 August 2013]
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Nairobi Fashion Week kicked off on 23rd August 2013 at the Nairobi Hilton Hotel. Needless to say, it was ALL about fashion. The designers were not only showcasing their work on the runway but also providing us the opportunity to...
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