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Makeup enthusiasts, Tech wants to slay the #facebeat future!
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They are the silent force backstage at the runway shows or photo-shoots that bring mood boards to life. Makeup artists are modern day artistes that can effortlessly use any canvas to tell a story. Now, if you’ve ever tried to...
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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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Fashion Tech: driving change for good in Fashion
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Reducing Barriers We no longer have to wait for who’s who to attend Fashion Week and eventually trickle down information to the rest of us concerning what is in. Advancements such as live streaming of shows has increased the interconnectivity...
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Technology Fashion and Design Series
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Editor's Note_____________ For the next two months, September to October, we take a look into how technology plays into the fashion and design world and how we can take part of it. It is known that technology has literally changed our lives in...
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When Technology Met Luxury
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Author: Maryanne Njeri Maina | An MBA student in Luxury Brand Management at HEC School of Management in Paris – Twitter: @njerimaina. E: laluxeuniverse@gmail.com __________________________ Above picture: Source: Uprising Movements, Business of Fashion For several years selling of luxury goods online was...
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SIFISO SHANGE: The Zulu Modernist on Preserving and Progressing Culture through Design
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“History is not most probable in written traditions and tales of the past but can be conveyed through contemporary Art.” ~ David Nkusi - writer, cultural heritage analyst Sifiso Shange is a South African creative that goes by many titles....
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ÉKÉTÉ
ÉKÉTÉ: The Ethical Nigerian Brand Big On Traditional Craftsmanship
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Launched in April 2018, Ékété is an accessories brand that made its fashionable introduction with intricately woven basket bags. While they exude the essence of blissful holiday, rooted at its core is rich culture and a fervent appreciation for ethical...
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Nifemi Marcus Bello
NIFEMI MARCUS-BELLO: Form, Function & User Centred-Design
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Meet Nifemi Marcus-Bello, an industrial designer from Nigeria who creates products around the people using and making them. You may know him from his internationally acclaimed Tebur (pronounced tay-boo). A flat-pack table that is functional, lightweight and portable. His prowess...
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DAVID KRYNAUW: Made In SA Furniture Whose Secret Is In The Method
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There’s something fascinating about David Krynauw’s work.  Our first introduction to the Johannesburg-based furniture designer was a peculiar cabinet known as the Ou Kas. Filled with a disposition, it sparked a conversation and recollections of epic fantasies akin to The...
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African Designers At IFS 2019 – Thebe Magugu Awarded Top Spot
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South African Designer, Thebe Magugu, has won the 2019 International Fashion Showcase (IFS). The seventh edition, which began on 11th of February 2019 at Somerset House in London, saw 16 designers from around the world present a series of compelling...
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New Loves & Thoughts From SA Menswear Week (SAMW) AW19
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SAMW took place on February 8-9th, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Unknown Union opened the show at an invite-only showing on Friday at the Radisson Red. Saturday slotted twenty menswear designers to showcase their latest AW19 collections at the...
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Fruché Free spirits
FRUCHÉ: A ‘Free Spirit’ Womenswear Brand, Made In Nigeria
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Founded by Frank Aghuno, Fruché is a Nigerian brand with a zany edge. Taking an artisanal approach, the ready to wear brand has garnered a reputation for fun and fanciable fashion. A fusion of contemporary silhouettes and Nigerian culture, saturated...
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Editor’s Note
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NEW YEAR – NEW LOVES Series There is something magical and exciting about a new year. New year brings new opportunities, new dreams, new goals, new ideas and new things to fall in love with. Well, we at TDS are also...
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