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#TDSVoices: African Models dominating the Fashion Scene Part II
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It’s no secret that many lack the name recognition that their female counterparts command in the fashion modelling industry. But you also can’t deny the importance of the male model and their role in pop culture conversation. In an already...
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#TDSVoices: African Models dominating the Fashion Scene Part I
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The modelling industry is one tough cookie to crack; especially if you want to play in the big leagues. However, we’ve seen the likes of Alek Wek, Iman, and Oluchi Onweagba not only walk the runways for the biggest fashion...
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Curves Ahead: Meet the Kenyan Plus Size fashion hub
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Six. That’s the entire plus-size model representation at the recently concluded Fall 2016 Fashion Weeks in London, Paris, Milan and New York City combined.  Despite the drop in plus-size models at the Mecca of Fashion Shows, the fight for inclusion...
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The Bonsu’s: Fashion is in their Genes
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You know what they say: Family first! The international fashion world plays by the same rules with siblings and big family names dominating the scene. From siblings such as Poppy and Cara Delevingne, to Gigi and Bella Hadid who have been...
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Hyper Sexualisation in the Fashion Industry
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Look at this picture. It’s basically the same product but they chose to market it differently. And for what reason? Sex sells. We’ve been told that time and time again [thanks Sigmund Freud]. And honestly, with the kind of content...
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The Fashion Model Series - The Designers Studio Fashion and Design in Kenya
Editor’s Note: The Fashion Model Series
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Models. The fashion industry would not be what it is without these crucial industry players. I know, models are perceived to be tall, pretty women with not much else to offer other than their bodies for commercial purposes. Although, in...
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Critiquing Fashion
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“There's a scale. One nod is good, two nods is very good. There's only be one actual smile on record and that was Tom Ford in 2001. If she doesn't like it she shakes her head. Then of course there's...
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Can Personal Fashion Blogs Impact Self-perception?
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Earlier this week I had the opportunity to join members of the media to attend a well-known beauty product launch at a rather swanky hotel. But that’s where the ritzy ended. For starters it was a Monday, it was raining...
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Fashion Blogging – what exactly is it anyway?
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I know what you’re thinking. This blog post is pointless since you already know exactly what fashion blogging is. But do you? At face value, fashion blogging appears to be a white canvas website that has pretty pictures, tips on...
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The Fashion Blogger April Series for The Designers Studio
The Fashion Blogger – April Series
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Blogging is the modern phenomenon where people are sharing their lives digitally and for Fashion Bloggers, our topic this Month, they have become independent publishers in their own rights. Fashion bloggers have become a force to be reckoned in the...
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Art of Fashion
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First appearances matter and yes, the book is judged by its cover. In an industry where that translates into six to ten minutes to make the right impression, the pressure is on for designers to showcase their collections in the...
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100 Years of Fashion ©MODE
Our Top 8 Menswear Fashion Video Picks
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As a result of indecisiveness and wanting to cover so many interesting videos we came across, we thought of putting them all here. So here are our top 8 menswear fashion video picks. There were too many to select so...
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Holiday Fashion Watch December Series - Step into our holiday fashion picks this month #HolidayFashion #tdsvoices
Holiday Fashion Watch December Series – Step into our holiday fashion picks this month #HolidayFashion #tdsvoices
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First of all, thank you to all of you for being with us this year and following the stories and journeys we have shared and discovered. I truly hope that you have been able to learn something, be amazed, and...
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Fashion is ultimately a Business: October Business Talk series #BusinessTalk Chapter One
Fashion is ultimately a Business: October Business Talk series #BusinessTalk
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Author: Wanjiku N. M | Editor and Founder of TDS | Twitter: @WanjikuNM ____________ We had so much fun last month gathering stories from around this continent on our Africa Speaks Series. From the artistic photographs of Nairobi at night from Nairobi...
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