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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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The Press Prescription: Getting Media Coverage For Your Brand
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"There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about." - Oscar Wilde It’s been thousands of dedicated hours getting your latest collection ready and now you’re faced with the conundrum of...
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Between the Seams: What it Costs to be in the Business of Fashion
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From afar, fashion looks like glitz and glamour. What with all the Travel, celebrities, and the element of it being a creative expression outlet. We can see why it’s tempting to take the plunge and start your own fashion brand. ...
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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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TDS Designer Focus: Njema Helena
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Stories are powerful. Fashion brands are constantly being advised to share their stories with consumers, and the world, for a good reason. The human mind has a way of taking an evocative story and processing it in deeply affective ways...
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It’s a Wrap: Final thoughts on Fashion Tech
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Be inspired. I was recently at a café that has a nook library right beside the kitchen. A swap library, they called it. The idea is to take a book, any book. In fact, take a book you probably wouldn’t...
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Leather re-imagined: Your next handbag could be grown in a lab
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What is the fashion world without leather? And no one feels this more intrinsically than most Kenyan designers. It has the versatility to create bags, shoes, furniture, jewellery, dresses and so on. If you have an idea, there is possibly...
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Fashion Film | Think Loud: Future Fashion by i-D Magazine
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There was a time when online shopping was considered a bizarre concept. Absurd, right? However, as Net-a-Porter founder - Natalie Massenet - mentions in the video below, it was only 16 years ago that she had to convince people that...
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5 ways technology has impacted interior design ©TheDesignersStudio Kenya. Photo credits provided.
5 ways technology has impacted interior design
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Technology is contributing to building our homes and spaces in more ways than we could have imagined. Consumers, as well as designers, have continuously been leveraging on technology to take design into their own hands for creating new home spaces...
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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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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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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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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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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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