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INNOVATION FRIDAYS: Is This THE “My Feet Are Killing Me” Solution?
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Antonia Dunbar, Co-Founder and CEO of Antonia Saint NY, said what a lot of women have been thinking for a long time. The construction of women’s shoes is a racket.  “Either the shoe is overpriced without technology for comfort, and...
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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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COAST AND KOI: Statement Shoes Made in South Africa
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Loud, audacious and proudly unapologetic about their personality. They say you can tell a lot about someone from their shoes, and the eye-catching Coast and Koi speaks volumes. Designer Caryn Wilensky founded the luxurious South African brand in 2005 after...
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ECO-SHOES GHANA: Changing Social Perception One Pair at a Time
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Fashion is often used as a platform for social commentary and change. While many designers start by building their brand name and then branching into a form of CSR (corporate social responsibility), Mable Suglo from Ghana chose to do it...
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The Woven Beauty of Nigerian Brand: ETHNIK by Tunde Owolabi
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Reinvent and sustain culture. It’s already a fact that Africa is a hub of prodigious design. Nevertheless, now more than ever, it needs to go a step further and preserve heritage; before the techniques and stories are disremembered. So what...
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YaCHAIKA: Yasuyuki Yamada Literally Putting The Spring Into Your Step
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We all known the saying, “keep your heels, head and standards high”. Their perennial appeal is aptly captured by Christian Louboutin, “they transform your body language and attitude. They lift you up physically and emotionally.” It doesn’t hurt that it...
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MATSIDISO: Shoes for the Liberated, Made in South Africa
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Cape Town based label, Matsidiso (pronounced Mat-see-dee-so), is one of the newest kids on the shoe block. Founder, Jinae Niles, launched the women’s shoe and accessories brand that fuses African influences with modern elements in May 2017. Despite not having...
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Lechal: The Haptic Smart Shoes That Lead The Way
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Great ideas are all around you, and more often than not, your best designs will be born out of necessity. A drive to provide a solution to a problem that exists in your society. For Krispian Lawrence and Anirudh Sharm,...
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Sandal Your Soles with Rwandan Shoe Brand, UZURI K&Y
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Every personal shoe collection needs sandals. On a continent that receives its fair share of sunny days and heat waves, these chic alternates to flip-flops are a necessity. However, just because you need them doesn’t mean that they should be...
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It’s Alive! : Christophe Guberan’s Shape Shifting Active Shoes
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Finding the right shoes. That’s all shoe lovers really want. Walking into a shoe store, slipping on the pair you’ve obsessed over for days and they fit perfectly. Unfortunately, the reality is that you’ll probably try on five to 10...
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Walking In 3D: Get Inspired By These Shoes Printing The Way Forward
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When you talk about fashion and innovation, 3D technology is never far behind. With its products increasingly permeating how we approach concepts and design, it was bound to make its way into a multitude of varying industries. In our Fashion...
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Shop TDS
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Stocking over 20 Kenyan designers, 1 Ugandan and 1 Ethiopian designer. The store caters for the modern day woman and man who embodies that unique touch in their wardrobe and lifestyle for both day and night including sunglasses, bear care and...
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8 Steps To Consider Before Becoming A Shoe Designer
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As Giuseppe Zanotti put it, “Never underestimate the power of a shoe.” They have the power to pull wardrobe ensembles together and build the wearer's confidence. So, it’s no wonder that there is a global market for them. Research and...
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The Future Of Athleisure: This Is The Feedback You Need To Know
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What do we want? Athleisure! How do we want it? Well, according to the latest report from Trendalytics, published in June 2017, we have some defined needs and wants. Which, as a designer, is great news. While locally produced athleisure...
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