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6 Reasons TONY GUM is a Photographer to watch
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It’s a pretty big deal when Vogue US dubbs you the “Coolest Girl in Cape Town”. Or when OkayAfrica includes you in their list of ‘Top 100 African Women Making an Impact on the Continent.’ However, we prefer how she...
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Editor’s Note – The Luxury Series – Jan/Feb 2018
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Happy New Year TDS Family! We truly hope that it is starting off well and that you are ready to take 2018 and crush it! (so to speak) :) When someone says this or that is luxury, we automatically equate...
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What do Beetles and Rhinos have in common? ANNA ROSHOLT
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You only have one chance to make a first impression. Anna Rosholt, a contemporary jewellery designer based in Cape Town, chose to make her debut with a collection inspired by the African dung beetle. But don’t go bunching this designer...
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Get Inked: Durban-based LACED Customizes Tattoos for Shoes
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South American totem poles [Image: Courtesy of LACED]   In a world of over seven billion people, who wouldn’t want to carve out a little nook of unique existence. With a global market that is increasingly favouring the generic, it...
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MATSIDISO: Shoes for the Liberated, Made in South Africa
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Cape Town based label, Matsidiso (pronounced Mat-see-dee-so), is one of the newest kids on the shoe block. Founder, Jinae Niles, launched the women’s shoe and accessories brand that fuses African influences with modern elements in May 2017. Despite not having...
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It’s Alive! : Christophe Guberan’s Shape Shifting Active Shoes
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Finding the right shoes. That’s all shoe lovers really want. Walking into a shoe store, slipping on the pair you’ve obsessed over for days and they fit perfectly. Unfortunately, the reality is that you’ll probably try on five to 10...
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Walking In 3D: Get Inspired By These Shoes Printing The Way Forward
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When you talk about fashion and innovation, 3D technology is never far behind. With its products increasingly permeating how we approach concepts and design, it was bound to make its way into a multitude of varying industries. In our Fashion...
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Table It: How Ordinary Every Day Items Can Enthuse Creation
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Where do you get your inspiration from? It’s a question that tends to pop up in an interview with creatives and designers. And for good reason. In today’s world, there is very little room for original thought. More often than...
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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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TDS CREATIVES: Ashley Heather’s Conscience Charms
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[Image: Courtesy of Ashley Heather]   What do you get when you mix precious metals with circuit boards? The artisanal jewellery by designer Ashley Heather. In her small studio based in South Africa, she has combined the unique, techie element...
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#TDSCREATIVES: THE SURREAL SELLY RABY KANE STYLE
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AW17 [Image: Selly Raby Kane]   Fashion has always been a great portal for storytelling and art-expression. A fact that Selly Raby Kane has been reiterating since the launch of her eponymous brand in 2012. The Senegalese designer is considered...
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It’s a Wrap: Final thoughts on Fashion Tech
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Be inspired. I was recently at a café that has a nook library right beside the kitchen. A swap library, they called it. The idea is to take a book, any book. In fact, take a book you probably wouldn’t...
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Small changes can make a huge difference. #MAKECHANGE with the Jupiter Drawing Room
Small changes can make a huge difference. #MAKECHANGE with the Jupiter Drawing Room
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There’s no better place to experience African talent and creativity than at Design Indaba Expo. Design Indaba inspires and empowers people to create a better future through design and creativity. This year, the theme was #MAKECHANGE which served both as...
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ASO OKE: The Prestigious ‘Top Cloth’ Made In Nigeria
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Aso-Oke, the Nigerian loom-woven textile transcends the runway and is sewn into the fabric of society
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