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Blogging to Success
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‘Do you have a blog’? That phrase has become one of the go-to questions at interviews, casual meetings and get-togethers. Most of the time they don’t even wait for you to answer, as they yank out their phones to prepare...
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Fashion Blogging – what exactly is it anyway?
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I know what you’re thinking. This blog post is pointless since you already know exactly what fashion blogging is. But do you? At face value, fashion blogging appears to be a white canvas website that has pretty pictures, tips on...
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Fashion Week Diversity
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The more things change, the more they stay the same. There may be changes in runway presentation and access but according to the Fashion Week Fall 2016 Diversity Report, the diversity gap is still very extant. It was just three...
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Is Street Style Losing the Plot?
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Do people dress like that every day? The looks outside Fashion Week can make anyone rethink their #ootd (Outfit of the Day) if that’s where the yard stick lies. But that’s the frenzy surrounding the ‘Big Four Fashion Weeks’. Each...
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Rise of the Fashion Blogger
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In the domain of fashion reporting, the blogger is king. This largely has something to do with our amplified dependence on instantaneous content consumption. Fashion brands and designers may use social media to boost popularity and sales, but it’s the...
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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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So what is it about Fashion Week?
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So, what is it about Fashion Week? In fact, why do we have fashion weeks? As a designer, why is participation in fashion week important? Beyond the lights, camera, action; there is more to it than simply the social event....
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Design and Metamorphosis: Larissa Muthoni tells her story and her brand Zamoyo [Part I] #TDSCity2CoastSeries
Design and Metamorphosis: Larissa Muthoni tells her story and her brand Zamoyo
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Larissa Muthoni is the founder and designer of the brand, Zamoyo. Conceived in 2002, legally registered in Tanzania in 2011 and registered in Kenya in 2012, Larissa started this brand out of a need to add more color to her...
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“It’s time to move on from talk of the ‘Dark Continent’.” “Making Africa”-
A Continent of Contemporary Design is a major exhibition of the Vitra Design Museum and Guggenheim Bilbao taking place in the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany. The exhibition has been running from 14th March and set to end on 13 September 2015 so there is still time to see it.
“Making Africa”-
A Continent of Contemporary Design – 14th March to 13 September 2015
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“It’s time to move on from talk of the ‘Dark Continent’.” “Making Africa”-
A Continent of Contemporary Design is a major exhibition of the Vitra Design Museum and Guggenheim Bilbao taking place in the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein,...
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Author: Chepkemboi Mang'ira | Creative Fashion Director of Uber Duka | |Fashion enthusiast | Embrace your African campaign: ‪@MissVavavum‪ __________________________ Items on Uber Duka are all African inspired- this could be from Ankara prints to the style and color used across various African cultures. We select products that represent the diversity of African culture.
Chepkemboi Mang’ira shares about UBER DUKA – Discover, Curate, Share –
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Author: Chepkemboi Mang'ira | Creative Fashion Director of Uber Duka  | |Fashion enthusiast: ‪@MissVavavum‪ __________________________ Items on Uber Duka are all African inspired- this could be from Ankara prints to the style and color used across various African cultures. We select products that...
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From Antique Treasure Chest to Contemporary Statement Jewellery Pieces; Presenting Poetic Trends by Urvi Shah
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Urvi Shah’s journey into her brand Poetic Trends began years before she was aware of it. Her pieces are carefully designed, refurbished and assembled antique pendants and ornaments from across Africa that were collected by her grandfather and her father...
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The Next Black Documentary - Future of Fashion
The Next Black Documentary – Future of Fashion
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'The Next Black' is a documentary film that explores the future of clothing. Watch as we meet with some of the most innovative companies on the planet to get their opinion on clothing and its future, including: heroes of sustainability,...
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"We want you to be noticed" meet Ivy Chege from Riri Jewellery. The Designers Studio Kenya
“We want you to be noticed” meet Ivy Chege from Riri Jewellery
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We sat down with Ivy Chege, one of the founders of Riri Jewellery, an accessories and jewelry designer brand in Kenya. Ivy Chege is the lead designer and Njuhi Chege, the co-founder, is the business manager. If you haven’t figured...
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