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Double Dee’s : Bra’nching the Lingerie divide for Busty Women in Kenya
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Let me start by saying that I appreciate the irony of this situation. As a member of the fun-size community, bras are just another accessory. Do you want ribbons, Russian dolls on it? Bedazzled? You got it! I’ve never experienced...
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Mambo Pambo: The ‘Proudly Kenyan’ Afro-contemporary Brand after Africa’s Heart
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It’s about the experience. Since its inception in 2015, this design house has been on a mission to change the way people view and experience clothes and accessories made locally. Adding to the growing movement that aims to shift the...
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The Brand Formerly known as Zeebaan Designs: Honey from the Moon
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[Image: Courtesy of Honey from the Moon/Poppy Miyonga Photography] Last we left off you were talking about issues with the leather industry… how the supply demand was making the leather more expensive…. You were working with what you could find...
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Stock Take July Series - The Desings Studio connecting you to fashion and design in Kenya
Stock Take July Series
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Editor's Note_____________ This month we take stock of how far we have come, the lessons learnt and remembering that in this industry, no one is alone.  After 2 years and 9 months of being in existence (who is counting :)), TDS...
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TDS Creative: Sandstorm Kenya Part II
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If you missed the first part of this story we suggest you start here: no seriously! Talking about this Kenyan brand so far has covered everything from drones, to a Hollywood movie and the Royals. However this all didn't happen over...
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TDS Creatives: Sandstorm Part I
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You can’t miss it. In every sleek mall there’s a minimalistic store that breathes the air of safari and adventure. Sandstorm Kenya has come a long way from its luxury safari tents manufacturing days and their success through their leather and...
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Eco Innovation: Tosheka Textiles Takes on Sustainable Supply & Production
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Tosheka. A Kiswahili word that simply means satisfaction, runs deep with meaning and promise for this social entrepreneurial enterprise. It’s a guarantee of fulfilling their partners and customers needs through quality, value, delivery and customer service. Started in 2011, Lucy...
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Costly Cheapness: The impact Asia has on fashion
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In the developing world, China appears to be a saviour to shoppers on a tight budget.  You see them displayed in stalls all over the central business district (CBD) or comfortably promoted on your Instagram or Facebook feed; ready for...
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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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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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Model Behaviour part I: As Letoya sees it
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When Letoya Johnson walks into the room, you know Letoya has arrived; a trait that has probably been perfected by being in the fashion industry for 10 years. Started out as a model before branching into runway catwalk coaching and choreography, runway...
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Industry Unregulated Part II
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Supermodel. Almost every girl has had a thought of what it would be to take to the runway or work the camera for a high fashion shoot. For Paynette Joan Nyawara, Gloria Baraza and Winnie Michaels, who have 14 years’...
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Industry Unregulated: The dark side of Modelling Part I
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The fashion industry is like an anglerfish. For the aspiring model or fashion enthusiast, it appears to dangle the enticing glamour of beautiful people, luxe couture and jet setting, luring you closer. This is until you meet the double-edged monster...
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