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The Future Of Athleisure: This Is The Feedback You Need To Know
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What do we want? Athleisure! How do we want it? Well, according to the latest report from Trendalytics, published in June 2017, we have some defined needs and wants. Which, as a designer, is great news. While locally produced athleisure...
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South African Athleisure Brands You Need To Know
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Athleisure is literally everywhere. You didn’t think the African continent would be left behind on this trend, did you? It’s not often that fashion throws out the ‘beauty is pain’ slogan and makes comfort trendy. Looking and feeling good is...
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Hey Big Spender: Why You Should Consider Men’s Fashion As A Designer
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Menswear finally did it. It got over the preconceived hang-ups, climbed out of the closet and out of the shadows of womenswear. Previously, shopping trips to the then-popular fashion chains proved unsatisfying and the outwardly display of being ‘into fashion’...
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What Are You Wearing: Is Celebrity Endorsement For Your Fashion Brand?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uW5snNy4wh0   “Celebrity endorsements can be a double-edged promotional sword.” Authors, Alan R. Miciak and William L. Shanklin, wrote those words in their article ‘Choosing Celebrity Endorsers’ that was published in Marketing Management, Vol. 3, in 1994. A quote that...
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The Colourful & Quirky Fusion Style of Kangarui
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As an artist, you never want your work to have the Déjà vu effect on your audience. A pandemic that can be experienced everywhere from biashara street in the Nairobi CBD to the curios in Maasai market. So when you...
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The Whimsical and Wonderful Pieces of London Fashion Week Fall 2017
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“There are different forms of resistance. Sometimes just the fact that one continues to do what one is doing is also a way of speaking out for something,” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. This quote beautifully describes what seems to have been...
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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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So This Kind of Fashion Week Exists…
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  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHm4DWq3T24 It’s ‘Green’, full of challenges and can pull glam on a shoestring budget. Eco Fashion Week (EFW) has been running for 11 years now, with the latest edition having taken place November 1st – 4th 2016, predominantly happens...
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Yellow, Fringes, Puff Sleeves and Pleated Skirts – our trend review and coverage of Tribal Chic 2016
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We understand that Fashion Weeks and other fashion events tend to lose the greater community coming across as too opulent or exclusive. We however like to bring the exclusive to the fore because lets face it; we are all the...
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CUTTING EDGE: LASER CUTTING TECH FOR FASHION AND DESIGN
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If you have ever watched an episode of Project Runway, one of the most stressful moments is when time is running out for the contestants before the runway show. Often a hot glue gun, pins, staplers and haphazard cutting pops...
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Fashion Stylists: even the fashionable need help too
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As I’m standing outside Valley Arcade waiting for yet another ‘Uber’, laden with 10 lux bags and set wardrobe I have to deliver before deadline, I’m painfully reminded that the life of a fashion stylist isn’t always a pretty glamorous...
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Samsung: Designing ‘Fashionology’ for Life
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You can’t think about electronics without Samsung popping up into the mix. From TVs, Fridges, smart phones, washing machines, their products – cough sans the rather fiery Galaxy Note 7 cough - are synonymous with electronics that have helped shape...
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