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The Detail is in the Clothes: Connie Aluoch on her journey in becoming the most respected Fashion Stylist in Kenya #TheStylist Series
The Detail is in the Clothes: Connie Aluoch on her journey in becoming the most respected Fashion Stylist in Kenya
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Connie Aluoch is one of the key players in one the fastest growing industries in Kenya, style and beauty. She defines a fashion stylist as someone responsible for creating a ‘look’ for a model or person and deciding what a...
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One of kind bags made with love and carrying the essence of the Kenyan Coast, Canvas and Kangas - Part II
One of kind bags made with love and carrying the essence of the Kenyan Coast, Canvas and Kangas – Part II
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“The positive vibes the fashion industries in Africa send out in the world is showing Africa, as a continent, in a different light,” remarks Denise. With the reception and growth of the Kenyan fashion brands and Africa in general, Africa...
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Historically relevant, traditionally infused and contemporarily designed, more on Zinj Design -Part II
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So what is Zinj all about? Their slogan is “a contemporary take on traditional East African beadwork” and with that, their brand essence is to create ultra-contemporary products that pay homage to location, culture and East African tradition. Their specialty...
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More curiosity, originality and boldness in the fashion industry, Larissa Muthoni, Zamoyo Part II #TDSCity2CoastSeries
More curiosity, originality and boldness in the fashion industry, Larissa Muthoni, Zamoyo
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Zamoyo Part II..Continues... With Africa growing in recognition for its fashion and design, Larissa believes that there has been an appropriation of African culture. Zamoyo’s core mission lies in the preservation of culture seeking to respond to the primary question:...
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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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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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Anne Mpinga from Kipusa Clothing: “She is Nairobi” Launch of Collection Campaign ©KipusaClothing
Anne Mpinga from Kipusa Clothing: “She is Nairobi” Launch of Collection Campaign
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Anne Mpinga, the designer behind the brand Kipusa Clothing, launched her new collection with a campaign dubbed “She is Nairobi” celebrating women change makers in Nairobi wearing pieces from her new collection. We loved it and in the spirit of...
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Watch In Vogue: The Editor's Eye Trailer | Vogue Video | CNE | Vogue.com
IN VOGUE: THE EDITOR’S EYE
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Now, more apt than ever, during our photography series, we thought it best to share it now. Why we think this documentary is a good one to watch, especially for those in the industry, is simply because it highlights the role and work of...
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VICTOR PEACE “Find Your Sense of Purpose” [Part I]
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What can we say about Victor Peace? He is young, spirited, focused and truly loves his work. In fact, he may not even refer to it as work but as simply waking up and having fun. Victor’s journey into photography...
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Africa Feature: Taibo Bacar. Full Stop. [Mozambique]
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We decided to feature this Mozambican designer's work simply because it cannot go without praise. By the time we were done looking through his work, this article came to life. Looking through his collections, leaves you speechless and simultaneously in...
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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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The Hidden Narrative in Photography with Zachary Saitoti (Shifteye)
The Hidden Narrative in Photography with Zachary Saitoti (Shifteye)
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It all began a long time ago. Zachary Saitoti surrounded by break-dancers and DJs in university with their own alias decided to create his own for photography. Shifteye was born and from there has flowed Shifteye Gallery, Shifteye Photography and...
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PINK SAVANNAH Vibrant, Affordable and Fun Handcrafted Jewellery with a touch of WILD!
THE PINK SAVANNAH | Vibrant, Affordable and Fun Handcrafted Jewellery with a touch of WILD!
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Glena and Glaiza De Guzman, founders and designers behind the fashion accessory brand The Pink Savannah, moved to Nairobi in 1992 and have lived here for 22 years. Their father was approached and started working here in the late 80s...
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Merry and Yonathan - Designer Duo Behind Zeebaan Designs #tdsvoices | Zeeban Designs Interview with the The Designers Studio.
Zeebaan Designs | Accessorize Yourself with Living Beauty
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Freshly made mint tea, cookies, relaxed artistic studio and great company was the setting for our interview with Yonathan, one of the designers behind Zeebaan designs. Zeeban Designs Interview with the The Designers Studio. Image (c)TheDesignersStudio2014 Ethiopian and Eritrean born...
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