As Nigeria and Angola dazzle the luxury sector, Kenya seems focused on building a fashion market for everyone.

BY ROBB YOUNG Originally published in The Business of Fashion. NAIROBI, Kenya — Chatting to fashion insiders here feels, in many ways, the same as anywhere else around the world. Nairobi’s power bloggers have moved to Instagram; local designers are troubled by cheap counterfeits; and the same laundry list of global celebrities reigns supreme from Mombasa … Continue reading

ESKADO BIRD PRESENTS SS14 COLLECTION, KALEIDOSCOPIC LOVE BIRD

The rising Tanzanian fashion brand, Eskado Bird latest classy, stylish, casual spring summer collection 2014 called “kaleidoscopic Love Bird” and i am loving it’s inspiration from the meaning of kaleidoscope ” beauty is a toy used to observe beautiful forms”. Doreen Noni, the owner of the fashion brand created this spring summer collection through astonishing, luminous and symmetrical shapes of its … Continue reading

  • Fashion is increasingly a visual part of our global reality. the studioArena explores moving fashion beyond the development of European mercantile capitalism, commodity fetishism, and the politics of production (the way fashion emphasizes consumption at the expense of production.
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