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KAHAARI: Extending African Print To The Boardroom & Beyond
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Who says African print should be confined to special occasions? Certainly not Kahaari (ka-haa-ri). Originating from the Swahili word “Kifahari”, which means elegant, this Made in Kenya brand wants to make African prints and designs a staple in the casual...
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HESEY DESIGNS: Nigerian Brand that Made Shoes For Richard Branson
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It's difficult to follow your dream. It's a tragedy not to. ~Ralph Martson N10,000. That’s all the start-up capital Eseoghene Odiete (aka Ese) had to launch her fashion brand, Hesey Designs, in 2013. Don’t let the zeros fool you though....
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Iquira: adding the flavour to the Ready-to-wear scene
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“We are not sure how you came across our creative space but we are ecstatic you found us!” is how this fashion brand begins its introduction to any newcomer that happens upon their site. The brand’s defining attribute is its...
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Trends in Kenya…or the lack thereof [Part I]
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It would seem that the fashion industry in Kenya is booming. But is it really making an impact. Its one thing to have events right left and center but is there a change in the way Kenyans are dressing? Are...
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Naivasha Fashion Weekend Enashipai – What can we say?
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Described as the “signature fashion event of the year,” Naivasha Fashion Weekend marked itself once again in its second edition at Enashipai Spa and Resort in Naivasha on Saturday 19 October 2013. Congratulations to Enashipai on recently being awarded the...
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