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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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Best of: SFW15 and LFDW15
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Fashion Week! It’s over!! [add dramatic but fashionable crying] we couldn’t finish this TDS Blog series dedicated to all things Fashion Week, without looking at some successful representatives from  East and West Africa. Namely the Swahili Fashion Week (SFW) and...
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Best of: #MBFWJ16
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Patterns, colour, texture and silhouettes. These were the common themes seen on the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Johannesburg 2016 (MBFWJ16). Africa Fashion International (AFI) in partnership with Mercedes Benz kicked of the South African edition in Johannesburg which went down on...
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Backstage and Beyond
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For all the poise and decorum on the runway, a lot of the magic really happens behind the stage. The backstage action occurs due to a carefully crafted team of hair stylists, Makeup artists (MUAs) and hair and beauty brands...
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Fashion Week Diversity
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The more things change, the more they stay the same. There may be changes in runway presentation and access but according to the Fashion Week Fall 2016 Diversity Report, the diversity gap is still very extant. It was just three...
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Era of Appropriation
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Design Deja Vu I’ve seen this before. This is not a feeling anyone should have watching Fashion Week; especially since these collections are supposed to be new, innovative, and thought provoking. They’ve got people talking, alright, but not in the...
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Fashion Week: More than a Pretty Face
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With each Fashion Week, there are always nay-sayers that don’t see the need for all the hullabaloo. It’s just for the fashion-oriented, enthusiasts and hopefuls who are engulfed in the world of fashion, isn’t it? Despite the fixation on beauty...
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The House of Tayo from Rwanda
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Right next door to us in beautiful Rwanda is the House of Tayo, a meanswear brand that seeks to showcase Africa in its best form one bow tie at a time. Founded in 2011, the brand showcases African sophistication, style...
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L A U R E N C E A I R L I N E from Côte d'Ivoire. . Images sourced and subject to copyright ©LAURENCEAIRLINE
L A U R E N C E A I R L I N E from Côte d’Ivoire
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L A U R E N C E A I R L I N E is a menswear brand by one of the most promising fashion designer. Laurence Chauvin- Buthaud founded her menswear brand in 2010 and the name is...
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The beauty in being perfectly imperfect #MakeUpArtist
The beauty in being perfectly imperfect
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In every aspect of society, humans are encouraged to be conscious of their appearance. It is not just in the western culture where great value is placed on beauty but in every culture; Asia, Europe and Africa all have their...
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Breaking into the makeup industry: Kavengi Kitonga II #MakeUpArtist #TDSvoices
Breaking into the makeup industry: Kavengi Kitonga II
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There are many challenges to face in an industry as small and unexplored as the make-up industry of Kenya. For Kavengi, like most make-up artists in Kenya, money was her first challenge as she was starting out. There are a...
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Around the world in 100 Years of Beauty #MakeUpArtist #TDSvoices
Around the world in 100 Years of Beauty
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Truth to be told, there aren’t many documentaries on make-up or make-up artists in general. The few documentaries out there are on fashion and perhaps a few on cosmetics and cosmetic surgery. However, on YouTube, there are tons of make-up...
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A quick introduction to the make-up artist #Business Talk #TDSvoices
A quick introduction to the make-up artist
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Contrary to what one might believe, being a makeup artist is more than just a hobby and it can be turned into a hugely successful and satisfying career. The importance of a makeup artist is often seen as they are...
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