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Edwin Chiloba’s Most Iconic Looks

Edwin Chiloba’s Most Iconic Looks

Edwin Kiprotich [better known as Edwin Chiloba] was a Fashion Designer, Model and LGBTQ Rights Activist that has made waves on both local and international media for the most part of January 2023 as a result of his gruesome murder on the 4th of January. His passing has also triggered heated conversations in Kenya about LGBTQ Rights with many celebrities…

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Itikadi X Joy Kendi

Itikadi X Joy Kendi

Joy Kendi, an award-winning fashion and lifestyle blogger, has collaborated with Itikadi, a contemporary fashion brand inspired by art and culture, to debut a trendy casual line. The collaboration centers on a loungewear vibe that is versatile in all ways, from an indoor chilled looks if you work from home or are having guests over to outdoor relaxed practicality.  The…

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Hub of Africa Fashion Week 2022

Hub of Africa Fashion Week 2022

Hub of Africa Fashion Week (HAFW) was created with the understanding that there is a need for an event that can highlight the growing talent of African designers and brands to the international market. The philoso­phy of the company is to be the event that can create a linkage amongst different sectors in the growing garment industry in Africa, while…

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Kenyan Designer to Watch: KEPHA MAINA

Kenyan Designer to Watch: KEPHA MAINA

Kepha Maina established his label by the same name in 2013. Focusing on ready-to-wear and high-fashion, he draws inspiration from visual artists such as Ibrahim el-Salahi, the renowned Sudanese painter and leading modernist figure. Kepha has had four key fashion showcases that have gotten international attention, and his next collection drops in September 2022. He says there is a slick,…

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Kenyan Designer to Watch: MOHAMED AWALE

Kenyan Designer to Watch: MOHAMED AWALE

Mohamed Awale of Rummage Studios [formerly Suave Studios] has established himself as one of the most exciting brands in Nairobi’s flourishing fashion scene. He takes discarded fabrics and turns them into items such as backpacks, messenger bags and smaller goods like wallets and passport holders. Awale draws inspiration from Gikomba, a huge, sprawling, open-air second-hand clothes market in Nairobi, the…

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