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Heineken Africa Inspired Fashion Challenge: East Africa Edition
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Something magical was a-brewing On September 8th, 2017. Heineken®’s first design initiative in East Africa announced the winners of the “Africa Inspired Fashion Challenge”. Out of 100 portfolios from Kenyan, Ugandan and Tanzanian designers, Lulu Mutuli and Azra Walji came...
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THANDO’S SHOES: Foldable Ballerina Flats Inspired by Africa
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You don’t really understand how uneven the sidewalks of Nairobi are until you have to traverse the city the day after leg day. Heel wearers are often lauded as brave or denigrated as utterly disrespectful to the shoe craftsmanship for...
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West African Moves: 3 Athleisure Brands Inspired By Nigeria
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Our next top on our Athleisure tour takes us to Nigeria. A country with more than 250 ethnic groups and an estimated population of over 186million, we’re secretly disappointed that we didn’t find a jollof rice inspired line. However, these...
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Design Collaboration: Swedish Furniture Giant IKEA gets the African Touch
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IKEA hasn’t always had the best reputation. It may be famous for its Scandinavian design heritage but As IKEA’s design manager, Marcus Engman told the Dezeen in an interview, "We [IKEA] could be misinterpreted as a low-price company doing cheap...
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Back at it again with the TDS ‘African Fashion Bloggers to Follow’ Part II
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Blogging, like fashion, is far from static. There is always a new, creative voice popping up from this great continent that gives us mad style #goals. So when we compiled the first list of bloggers to follow, we were certain...
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Get Eco-friendly with it! These African Fashion Brands are…
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For the past month and a half we’ve looked at the good, the bad and the downright ugly when it comes to fashion and its environmental impact. I know, how something can be so pretty and so downright hideous underneath...
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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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#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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TDS ‘African Fashion Bloggers to Follow’ 2016
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As the rest of the Fashion world turns to the African continent for inspiration, so should your Instagram feed. Here are some of the continent's bloggers that caught our attention for giving off all that sartorial inspiration and then some....
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Generation Africa Designers selected by Ethical Fashion Initiative for Pitti Uomo 89, ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative AKJP, Ikire Jones, Lukhanyo Mdingi x Nicholas Coutts & Ur
ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative Generation Africa Show at Pitti Uomo 89
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Pitti Uomo 89 is the most important international event for menswear and accessories collection and for launch of new men fashion projects. On Thursday 14th January 2016, the spotlight shone on Africa’s talents with Generation Africa with the special event...
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Africa Fashion Week London 2015 celebrates and spotlights emerging African designers #AfricaSpeaks #TDSvoices
Africa Fashion Week London 2015 celebrates and spotlights emerging African designers
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Last month marked the 5th Anniversary of Europe's largest Africa inspired catwalk event that celebrates African designs and talent; Africa Fashion Week London 2015. Part exhibition, part catwalk, Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) celebrates and spotlights emerging designers who incorporate rich...
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Ndani TV takes you on a journey into the depths of Africa, unveiling the beauty inside
Ndani TV takes you on a journey into the depths of Africa, unveiling the beauty inside
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Without a doubt, social media is revolutionizing Africa. YouTube has especially given Africans a chance to change perceptions about Africa and instigate change. Ndani TV is an illustration of African’s choosing to tell their own stories, from their perspective. Ndani...
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