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La Kwetu
NEW TO TDS: La Kwetu – Empowering Africa Through Design
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‘Hello, I’m Michelle. The Co-founder of La Kwetu, although my background is in aerospace engineering.’ The 26-year old entrepreneur laughs as we unsuccessfully try to conceal our shock and bewilderment. We had questions. We thought this would be a simple...
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RUFF TUNG: Serving Curves & Inclusivity, From Runway To Retail
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You may be wondering why Ruff Tung is making an appearance in our ‘Newcomers Series’. Didn’t the founder, the late Paul Botha, officially launch it in 1999? That, he did. Since 2013, Bridget Pickering and Ludwig Bausch have carried on...
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We can help you find the precise message to clearly speak to who you are as a company. Our websites look great, but each page has a clearly defined conversion goal. We interlace our creative with solid marketing and branding...
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MARCO LOUIS ACKERS: 10 Points To MAC’s Senior Artist for SS Africa
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“You have to see this.” We’re told as we’re being ushered behind the scenes of a popular fashion event in the Nairobi calendar. Having been granted access to a couple of backstage, we were a little apprehensive. To say it...
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MUA Inspiration: The Stunning Body & Face Art of Moshoodat Sanni
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Give Moshoodat Sanni some vibrant body and face paint and you can be assured the result will be aesthetically gratifying with a profound inner connotation core. Based in New York City (NYC), this licensed Aesthetician, a Make-Up Artist (MUA) and...
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NOT AFRICAN ENOUGH: A Formidable Rejoinder By The NEST Collective
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There are 55 recognised countries in Africa. Well, if we want to get into semantics, different sources will quote the continent having either 54 or 56 states (The independence of Somaliland and Western Sahara is disputed). In Kenya alone, there...
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TATIANA KARANJA: On Photography Origins & Evolving Style
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“This is my own little personal world of photography and I’m more than excited to share it with you! I hope that I’m able to portray a little piece of the world as I see it through my eyes and...
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FABRICE MONTEIRO: The Art Of Conversation Through Photography
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No matter how many times you’ve seen Fabrice Monteiro’s series ‘The Prophecy’, you can’t help but be drawn in by its haunting complexity and artistry. A mix of poignant photojournalism and artistic fashion photography that has us talking about a...
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Gert-Johan Coetzee: South African Fashion Designer To The Stars
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Dress shopping is a little like the Hollywood version of finding ‘The one’. You’ll be scanning the room – which today’s world could also mean a social media platform – and then it happens. Your eyes land upon the most...
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YSWARA: Curating An Authentic African Luxury Experience
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Located in the Cosmopolitan building at Maboneng in the Johannesburg CBD, there’s a pretty in pink atelier that can easily be mistaken for a fragrance store or an urban lounge. However, this Moroccan-inspired space, accented with totem lamps and Coptic...
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The Anti-Laws Part I: Because Luxury Has Its Own Marketing Rules
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Pull up a seat and throw out your book on traditional laws of marketing. Because, if you’re about the luxury game, there’s a new rulebook you need to play by.  Thanks to the anthropological, sociological and historical bases of luxury,...
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So You Want To Be a Jewellery Designer? Read This.
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There’s an enormous billion dollar industry out there that supports this highly specialised form of functional art. You’ve got the sketches and the talent … now what? How do you make that transition from dreamer to a jewellery designer that’s...
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Innovation Fridays: SolePower Smart Boots Putting the Force at your Feet
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https://youtu.be/LYZeUXYlPic These aren’t your typical light-up shoes. Hahna Alexander is on a mission to create ‘unplugged tech that never dies’. It just so happens to be housed in a pair of shoes. SolePower, which she originally founded in 2012 with...
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SHOLA DESIGNS: Nigerian Designer Turns Shoe Addiction Into A Brand
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We all claim to have a shoe addiction. That we have a fierce fidelity to certain brands and are prepared to lay down months’ worth of savings to get your hands on a pair. But how many of you can...
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