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YSWARA: Curating An Authentic African Luxury Experience
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Located in the Cosmopolitan building at Maboneng in the Johannesburg CBD, there’s a pretty in pink atelier that can easily be mistaken for a fragrance store or an urban lounge. However, this Moroccan-inspired space, accented with totem lamps and Coptic...
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GALAGO SHOES: Endless Sandal Options Made in South Africa
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Your everyday wardrobe could be a source of inspiration. For a perfect example, you need not look further than key examples such as the kanga, kikoy or kiondo basket. For the longest time, many of us in the East African...
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The Art of Upcycling: Getting creative with Junk is On Trend
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“The alchemy of the 21st Century is to convert waste into things of utility and extend the life of objects.” Design Indaba founder, Ravi Naidoo, affirmed this during a 2013 interview with Dezeen as he gave a tour of the...
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Elevate your Tableware Game with Diana Carmichael
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When did our home dining experience become that white-ended cutlery pack? You know the very ones. Almost every house you went to growing up had that cutlery; some more weathered and fire scathed than others. And for some peculiar reason...
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TDS Designer Focus: Le Collane Di Betta
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Someone once said that jewellery, like biographies, is a story that tells the many chapters of our lives. What better way to punctuate that than with statement pieces that border on art? Elisabetta Capolino, with her rich Italian design background...
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Back at it again with the TDS ‘African Fashion Bloggers to Follow’ Part II
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Blogging, like fashion, is far from static. There is always a new, creative voice popping up from this great continent that gives us mad style #goals. So when we compiled the first list of bloggers to follow, we were certain...
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#TDSCREATIVES: Guerilla couture of Roman Handt
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https://youtu.be/aXiFwicYmG4 Playing it safe. That is what the average man seems to do with his wardrobe choices. Most will have the obvious colours white, black, brown, grey and blue. Some will be a little more adventurous and have a red...
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Editors’ Note – Designer Focus Series
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Editor's Note_____________ For the next month and a half, January and February, we have our eyes peeled on designers both in Kenya and Africa touching out hearts.  Happy Happy New Year to you all. 2017 it is then and we are...
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Ikojn: Fashion’s Fast Riser Part I
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This big win meant that the designer got the opportunity to showcase her brand, Ikojn, at the prestigious Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa that features top regional designers, such as David Tlale and Mille Collines.   Despite...
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Canvas and Kangas: standing out from the crowd
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It all started with a shopping bag. Now two years later, the brand that has successfully merged the free spirit of the coast with the functionality required by the urban city, has become a fully-fledged operation. One that can easily...
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Developing a fashion industry in Africa: Case study South Africa
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South Africa. A country that is already recognised for its rugged beauty, and rich culture has another ace up its sleeve. With the increase of fashion events, the country is emerging as one of the top markets of our time....
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Tailored Destinations: Lessons from Fashion Capitals
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You are what you wear. With the number of cities hosting Fashion Weeks phenomenally rising, it’s safe to say Governments are taking this to heart. Acknowledging the power of fashion, they’re using this industry to re-brand their cities to not...
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Best of: #MBFWJ16
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Patterns, colour, texture and silhouettes. These were the common themes seen on the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Johannesburg 2016 (MBFWJ16). Africa Fashion International (AFI) in partnership with Mercedes Benz kicked of the South African edition in Johannesburg which went down on...
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