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The Divergent Idiosyncratic Work Of Makeup & Body Artist, SINITTA AKELLO
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Sinitta Akello Owor. You may know her better as simply Sinitta Akello. Or perhaps Cultured Ego. The Ugandan-born makeup and body artist is one of Kenya’s most sought-after creatives. And rightly so. Her distinctive approach to beauty allows her to...
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Hail Kween Kwena: The Valiant & Anomalous Style of Kwena Baloyi
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The 'Style Therapist', also known as Kwena Baloyi, is one sought after freelance fashion stylist. Her eye for fashion and artiste capabilities has seen her work on everything from music videos and television shows to magazine covers and commercial campaigns....
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Jenke Ahmed Tailly – The Power Of Letting Your Work Speak For You
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Does the name Jenke Ahmed Tailly sound familiar to you? Well, it certainly does to the likes of Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Beyoncé and Naomi Campbell. This stylist and creative director has been a contributory force in moulding their style...
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HS: Saadique Ryklief – South African Multi Award-Winning Hairstylist
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In March 2018, Marie Claire SA hosted the Marie Claire Image Makers 2018 to honour the team of creatives behind-the-scenes. An event that gives recognition to the stylists, designers and artists whose skills, talent and influence make an impact in...
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TREVOR STUURMAN: SA Photographer Setting The Pace
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We know, we know, this post should have come out yesterday (sorry!) but in our defence, Trevor Stuurman has one fascinating Instagram page! First thing you notice about this South African photographer, blogger and stylist is that he has impeccable...
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What’s your flavour? Categories in Fashion Photography – Part II
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And we are back. Hope you are starting to see the different categories of fashion photography and thinking about which one suits you best. Well, here are the next three. Let's continue. High-Fashion In its simplest form – high fashion...
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4 Things To Know About Cairo-based Jeweller Jude Benhalim
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It all started with a project. Like Kenyan designer, Brian Kivuti, Jude Benhalim was sent down her design path by a requirement from her high school. Her task was to complete a creative design of her choice. Fascinated by jewellery,...
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SSEKO DESIGNS: The Made in Uganda Sandals Giving Girls Options
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We’re all familiar with the Bette Midler quote, which goes, "Give a girl the correct footwear and she can conquer the world."  It’s a phrase that Ugandan-based fashion brand, Sseko Designs, remarkably seems to embody.  In addition to the handbags...
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TDS Creatives: Behind The Beautiful Work of Mario Epanya
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Glamazonia. The Vogue Africa Campaign. BEAUTIFUL. These are just some of the outstanding projects by Paris-based commercial beauty and fashion photographer Mario Epanya. Throughout his career, he’s been working to promote "diversity in fashion and portraiture through a visual story...
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The Whimsical and Wonderful Pieces of London Fashion Week Fall 2017
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“There are different forms of resistance. Sometimes just the fact that one continues to do what one is doing is also a way of speaking out for something,” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. This quote beautifully describes what seems to have been...
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Should there be a Vogue Africa? Mario Epanya's bid to Condé Nast 2010 #AfricaSpeak #TDSvoices
Should there be a Vogue Africa? Mario Epanya’s bid to Condé Nast
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In 2010, Cameroonian photographer and makeup artist Mario Epanya launched a campaign to make Vogue Africa a reality. In order to achieve this, Epanya published a series of stunning fictional Vogue Africa covers, which quickly garnered him both support and...
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Watch In Vogue: The Editor's Eye Trailer | Vogue Video | CNE | Vogue.com
IN VOGUE: THE EDITOR’S EYE
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Now, more apt than ever, during our photography series, we thought it best to share it now. Why we think this documentary is a good one to watch, especially for those in the industry, is simply because it highlights the role and work of...
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Our Favourite Fashion Documentaries!
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We decided to pull some of our favourite fashion documentaries that have not only been inspirational, educational but also entertaining. From the hallways and early beginnings of Vogue Magazine, to the shots taken by Bill Cunningham, the splendor and history...
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