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Fashion Film: Liquid Fabric in a Can!
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[bctt tweet="With where fashion wants to go and what it wants to achieve, interdisciplinary research is the key to success. " username="FashionKE"] It’s the fun spirit of silly string with the sophistication of a spider web-weaving silk. Liquid fabric came...
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Fashion Stylists: even the fashionable need help too
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As I’m standing outside Valley Arcade waiting for yet another ‘Uber’, laden with 10 lux bags and set wardrobe I have to deliver before deadline, I’m painfully reminded that the life of a fashion stylist isn’t always a pretty glamorous...
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FASHION FORWARD: to be or not to be 3D
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Gone are the days where 3D meant your mum finally got you the flip book with the fancy glasses that made the pages move. Created in 1984 by Charles Hull, 3D printing has definitely been around the block, but when...
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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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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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Ikojn: Fashion’s Fast Riser talks about AFI, AFX and being proactive in the local industry
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Take us to the moment you were announced as finalist for the AFI top ten That was crazy! I remember when I decided to apply for that, everything just went so wrong. Because I initially had a two week window...
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Ikojn: Fashion’s Fast Riser Part I
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This big win meant that the designer got the opportunity to showcase her brand, Ikojn, at the prestigious Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa that features top regional designers, such as David Tlale and Mille Collines.   Despite...
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KISUA: African fashion to the world
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  KISUA, which is Kiswahili for ‘Well-dressed person’, has a significant business element of presenting a more comprehensive narrative of the African continent. How Inspiration struck According to an interview with True Africa, it was Mensah’s habit of gift giving after...
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Lessons from Colombia’s Fashion Revolution
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If you weren’t aware that Colombia had a vibrant fashion industry, no one can blame you. The country has been working hard to shake off its violence and instability image from its Pablo Escobar et al Narcos cocaine capital days....
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Developing a fashion industry in Africa: Case study South Africa
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South Africa. A country that is already recognised for its rugged beauty, and rich culture has another ace up its sleeve. With the increase of fashion events, the country is emerging as one of the top markets of our time....
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Tailored Destinations: Lessons from Fashion Capitals
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You are what you wear. With the number of cities hosting Fashion Weeks phenomenally rising, it’s safe to say Governments are taking this to heart. Acknowledging the power of fashion, they’re using this industry to re-brand their cities to not...
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The Importance of a Fashion Council
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Fashion changes. Trends come and go, fashion houses crumble or are vindicated and each country has its own influences and inspiration in fashion. However, one thing is clear in countries that realise the true potential of their fashion industry; they...
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Branding Kenya Fashion Hub June Series Editors Note
Branding Kenya as a Fashion Hub – June Series
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Editor's Note_____________ This month we look into how to brand Kenya as a fashion destination and the lessons we can learn from other countries. What does it mean for a country to be deemed a fashion destination? Fashion hubs like Dubai...
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