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Lechal: The Haptic Smart Shoes That Lead The Way
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Great ideas are all around you, and more often than not, your best designs will be born out of necessity. A drive to provide a solution to a problem that exists in your society. For Krispian Lawrence and Anirudh Sharm,...
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About TDS
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We are a Kenyan lifestyle premium fashion brand that connects you to the world of Fashion & Design in Kenya shedding light on a new African reality through content and commerce. Inspired to create accessibility and knowledge of the Kenyan...
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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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Can You Be A Commercial Success Without Being A Creative Sell-out?
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  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6y9uUSDcZI “The best design is accountable, delivering both creatively and commercially. That’s the very essence of effective design.” That’s how The Design Business Association in the UK summed up successful design today. But hang on, didn’t you become a...
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Unmask: Fashion’s alternative to smog couture
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Who knew we’d get to a place where wearing a respiratory mask would become the norm? As we learnt from Friday’s post, we’ve done quite a bit of damage to our air, causing life-altering consequences on a global scale. We...
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Fashion Film: Siemens Fabric Series
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Disclaimer, these videos were created by Siemens to indirectly push a particular product. Great thing is, this series does addresses issues that are being posed to the modern fashion world. It being a Friday in what I can only assume...
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Fashion Film: Flying Dresses and the Future of Fashion
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What’s next? Fashion is always asking that question. Collaborations between music and the fashion industry often give an insight into what ideas designers are toying with. Amidst the dancers, fire shows and neatly tied choreography, there’s something that The Black...
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INTERACTIVE CLOTHING: The future of fashion is all for connectivity
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Adapt. That is what humans have been doing since inception. Be it via genetic, cultural or ecological change to handle new environments, we have continually developed avenues for adjustments and acclimatization. But, what if our clothes became more than a...
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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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BARKCLOTH: A UNESCO World Heritage, Made In Uganda
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Theodore Roosevelt once said, “Nothing worth having comes easy.” We saw this with the Bògòlanfini (Mud Cloth) from Mali and it’s ubiquitous with the barkcloth of Uganda. Locally known as Olubugo, the ancient craft comes from the Baganda people of...
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10 Questions With ZarAzra Founder and Fashion Designer, Azra Walji
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Azra Walji is no stranger to the Kenyan fashion scene. You may know her best from winning the Heineken African Fashion Challenge in 2017, which was closely followed by a show case in Lagos Fashion And Design Week 2017. However,...
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LEANDI MULDER DESIGNS: The Art Of Kintsugi Meets Made In South Africa
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Fashion can be a dark industry, riddled with sustainability and ethical issues. A fact that South African fashion designer - Leandi Mulder - became increasingly aware of as a fashion student. It became apparent that the fast fashion model was...
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EKTA: Vivid & Playful & Bold, Oh My! Made In South Africa
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Welcome to EKTA. A South African clothing line that celebrates life, playfulness and sophistication through design. After three years of running her fashion business part time, as she honed her design skills, she finally went all in with EKTA, launching...
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The Style Infidel: Our Top Picks From Stylist -Tosin Ogundadegbe
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Infidel – ‘a disbeliever in something specified or understood’. It’s hard to miss or ignore a pseudonym like Style Infidel. The title belongs to the award-winning stylist, Tosin Ogundadegbe. An attention-grabber, once it has drawn you in, you stay because...
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