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FABRICE MONTEIRO: The Art Of Conversation Through Photography
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No matter how many times you’ve seen Fabrice Monteiro’s series ‘The Prophecy’, you can’t help but be drawn in by its haunting complexity and artistry. A mix of poignant photojournalism and artistic fashion photography that has us talking about a...
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LUXURY FEATURE: Taibo Bacar. Semi-colon
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If there is a list of African designers that require little to no introduction, Taibo Bacar is certainly on it. We first spoke (read gushed) about this designer from Mozambique in our 2015 article titled, ‘Africa Feature: Taibo Bacar. Full...
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DEAR RAE: The Sophisticated Jewellery & Journey of Karin Rae Matthee
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What were you doing when you were 10 years old? Many little girls may have been playing with dolls or riding bikes. Karin Rae Matthee, who was born and brought up in Cape Town, was learning how to work with...
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The Sole Series #tdsvoices Editor's Note
Shoes anyone? The Sole Series – Editor’s Note #tdsvoices
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I am sure we all remember the famous Imelda Marcos, first lady of the Philippines back in 1965 whose opulence was evident in her love for shoes; all 2,700 of them. At present, her shoes are in a Shoe Museum...
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Channelling Fashion: Different ways to sell your fashion line to the masses
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Creativity was the easy part. After getting your design from paper to reality, you’re left with the arcane decision on how to get it to your customer base. Option A: do what everyone else is doing to sell their fashion...
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Rebranding Part II: How To Reposition Your Fashion Brand
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It’s official. The jury deliberated on the reasons to rebrand and they’ve reached a unanimous decision. Your company needs a rebranding, stat! At first, you may be a little intimidated; after all it can be quite the undertaking. However, you’ll...
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Hug The Haters: The Case For the Complaining Customer
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In business, complaining customers are just as assured as death and taxes. We’ve all BEEN that customer yelling about issues such as poor customer service, incorrect orders or hidden costs or information at one point in time. When the shoe is...
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Wearable Tech x Fashion Luxury
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Why choose between luxe fashions and smart, functional wear when you can have both? Just like a chef will always insist that everything plated should enhance a dish, we’re in the era where having a quality product isn’t enough. We...
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Work Smart: Wearable Tech for Sports and Fitness
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[Image: Courtesy of wearewearables.com] The human body is an amazing machine –Simone, Bolts, Phelps anyone - and what better way to see extreme excellence than the recently completed Rio Olympics and the Paralympics starting today. Once you pick your jaw...
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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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Stock Take July Series - The Desings Studio connecting you to fashion and design in Kenya
Stock Take July Series
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Editor's Note_____________ This month we take stock of how far we have come, the lessons learnt and remembering that in this industry, no one is alone.  After 2 years and 9 months of being in existence (who is counting :)), TDS...
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The State of the Kenyan Fashion Industry
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Transparency. Only by identifying the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) of the fashion industry can there be strides to consistent and profitable growth. HIVOS, together with Equity Bank and the Association of Fashion Designers of Kenya (AFAD), on Tuesday, 21st June...
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The Importance of a Fashion Council
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Fashion changes. Trends come and go, fashion houses crumble or are vindicated and each country has its own influences and inspiration in fashion. However, one thing is clear in countries that realise the true potential of their fashion industry; they...
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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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