Africa

The Anti-Laws Part III: The Last 8 Luxury Marketing Rules
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There’s nothing normal or typical about luxury. They intentionally take it to an extreme that invokes desire and dreams. Part II of the anti-laws finally explained why luxury hides their price tags, gradually raise their prices and will never coax...
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The Jewel Series - The Designers Studio Kenya November to December 2017
Editor’s Note – The Jewel Series – Nov/Dec 2017
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Hello there! Here we are in November, with only 2 months to go before we welcome 2018. These next two months we want to delve a little deeper into jewellery. There is definitely more than meets the eye. Other than...
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LULEA: Luxury with a Purpose
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Luxury is often associated with exclusion. However award-winning, internationally acclaimed premium leather and accessories designer, Edmond Chesneau, has had a different approach to the craft. The master craftsman was inspired to start Luxury Leather Africa (LULEA) and the ‘Centre of...
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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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Researching or reporting – revelations from the field: Leslie Dodson at TEDxBOULDER on not misrepresenting Africa
Researching or reporting – revelations from the field: Leslie Dodson at TEDxBOULDER on not misrepresenting Africa
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As a  journalist with over 25 years of experience, Leslie Dodson has grown weary of individuals especially fellow journalists who misrepresent Africa. Dodson has reported throughout the world for CNN, Reuters covering politics, economics, and international finance organizations. Over the...
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More curiosity, originality and boldness in the fashion industry, Larissa Muthoni, Zamoyo Part II #TDSCity2CoastSeries
More curiosity, originality and boldness in the fashion industry, Larissa Muthoni, Zamoyo
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Zamoyo Part II..Continues... With Africa growing in recognition for its fashion and design, Larissa believes that there has been an appropriation of African culture. Zamoyo’s core mission lies in the preservation of culture seeking to respond to the primary question:...
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The Evolution of Fashion in Africa: Opinions from Kenyan Fashion Designers
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African fashion has been transforming and growing over the years. Kenya has definitely been growing steadily with an increase in fashion designers, fashion related events but most importantly a change in societal views in embracing local talent. The video below,...
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Ozwald Boateng on Africa on BBC HARDTalk
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Ozwald Boateng, fashion designer and co-founder of Made in Africa Foundation to support and fund master plans and feasibility studies for transformational and large scale developments and infrastructure projects across the African continent. Take a look at his work below. Ozwald...
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