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"We want you to be noticed" meet Ivy Chege from Riri Jewellery. The Designers Studio Kenya
“We want you to be noticed” meet Ivy Chege from Riri Jewellery
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We sat down with Ivy Chege, one of the founders of Riri Jewellery, an accessories and jewelry designer brand in Kenya. Ivy Chege is the lead designer and Njuhi Chege, the co-founder, is the business manager. If you haven’t figured...
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TDS Africa Feature! Teta Isibo from Inzuki Designs [Rwanda]
Africa Feature! Teta Isibo from Inzuki Designs [Rwanda]
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Teta Isibo is the brain behind the Inzuki Designs brand. Initially starting with designing earrings, her hobby soon turned into a fully-fledged business selling handmade jewelry, accessories and interior décor. Inzuki Designs is a Rwandese brand launched in 2010, which...
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The African luxury movement, meet Adèle Dejak
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Adele Dejak, Kenyan based fashion designer is a force to be reckoned with. From her Kuba cloth or Kitenge clutch bags, cow hide and leather bags with brass fittings to her bag charms and brass /cow horn jewelry, Adele Dejak...
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Celebrating Komla Afeke Dumor |Telling the African Story| TedxEuston
Celebrating Komla Afeke Dumor |Telling the African Story| TedxEuston
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Komla Dumor was one of the most recognised faces voices at the British Broadcasting Corporation. After a successful career in journalism in this native Ghana where he was named journalist of the year in 2003 for his investigations into public...
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Fashion Kenya Support Local Industry Lessons Wanjiku N. M
What the Fashion and Tourism Industry is teaching us!
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Author: Wanjiku N. M | Editor and Founder of TDS | Twitter: @WanjikuNM ____________ Here is the bottom line. As Africans, we have failed  in so many ways made obvious by the continuous barrage of negative press but most importantly we have...
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First hand visit to the House of Lesage – Appreciating Craftmanship and Couture
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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 __________________________ This week, my luxury class was held at the Maison (House) of Lesage in Paris, the temple...
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AMADIVA| Kenya’s Salon Franchise that is changing the beauty industry
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We have all experienced the typical salon in Nairobi. Surrounded by an overcrowded blend of clients, hair stylists and nail artists in a small cramped space with the radio booming in the background in a setting that lacks aesthetic beauty...
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Experiencing the Privé Salon
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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 __________________________ Madame Coco Chanel was one of the masters of the private client experience in the universe of...
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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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UHURU CLOTHING with Thomas Mwicigi – Enhancing the Image of Africa
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A t-shirt  brand with a message? Promoting African values and representing a lifestyle that reflects Africa? What do all of these have in common? They are the values and morale behind the company founded by Thomas Mwicigi. Presenting Uhuru Clothing....
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ENZI Footwear- Changing the perception of Africa through well-designed footwear | Meeting with Sam Imende
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The ENZI Footwear is the creation of four friends brought together for the love of sneakers with a passion to change the perception of Africa. Azi Mengistu is the Operations Manager stationed in Addis Ababa, Christian Ward is the “globe...
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Introducing Enzi Footwear- A teaser on this luxury sneaker footwear brand
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The Enzi Footwear is the creation of four friends brought together for the love of sneakers with a passion to change the perception of Africa. Azi is the Operations Manager stationed in Addis Ababa, Christian is the “globe trotting salesman,...
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John Kaveke speaks truthfully about his sabbatical, the fashion industry and what needs to change in Kenya- Part II
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Previously Right now the international focus is on Africa, Kaveke says, and people are looking here for inspiration. “Now is the best time to start cultivating what is local.” The major problem is that “here in Kenya, we have conflict...
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John Kaveke speaks truthfully about his sabbatical, the fashion industry and what needs to change in Kenya- Part I
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John Kaveke has been in the fashion industry for 12 years. With an early interest in art, he used to draw never thinking of it as a business. Thereafter, he began to delve into the fashion industry.  An incident in...
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