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Fashion for Conservation: Meet Sarah Vigne Founder Of Rock and Stones Ltd

Fashion for Conservation: Meet Sarah Vigne Founder Of Rock and Stones Ltd

Sarah Vigne is a natural entrepreneur with a wealth of experience in the development of sustainable enterprises that may provide revenue for wildlife conservation organizations. Sarah founded the ethical fashion label Rock and Stones, and while working for the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya (www.olpejetaconservancy.org) for eight years, she developed a number of new revenue streams centered on retail, "voluntourism," and "value adds," resulting in increased visitor engagement ("immersive tourism") and significantly increased financial resources for conservation.

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Teyei’s Couture: A Unique Nigerian Fashion Label Founded By Faith Teyei Afan

Teyei’s Couture: A Unique Nigerian Fashion Label Founded By Faith Teyei Afan

Teyei’s Couture is a unique Nigerian fashion label founded by Faith Teyei Afan. It focuses on creating unique and high-quality fashion items. She founded Teyei’s Couture to help women express themselves through fashion but she’s also empowering and educating upcoming fashion designers at her Fashion Academy. Faith Teyei agreed to talk to our NFH Contributing […]

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Whole: A Fun, Fresh Plus-size Kenyan Fashion Label Founded By Getrude Njeri

Whole: A Fun, Fresh Plus-size Kenyan Fashion Label Founded By Getrude Njeri

Whole is a fun, fresh plus-size Kenyan Fashion Label that will soon be the go-to destination for plus size women and plus size men in Kenya looking for beautiful fashion pieces. NFH Contributing Writer Linda Wairegi sat down with the founder Getrude Njeri, to learn more about Whole clothing brand and her journey as a […]

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The Folklore website is elevating African fashion and helping designers get paid

The Folklore website is elevating African fashion and helping designers get paid

People pay luxury prices because they were told these brands are important. When we’re pricing our goods, it’s really because it costs a lot of money to ship these products from Africa to the U.S. The e-commerce infrastructure has been set up, whether consciously or not, to exclude people like us. If you’re truly committed to diversifying the designers that you work with and fighting for equity and inclusion, you have to make compromises that you ...

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Made in Kenya: Exclusive interview with Cynthia Kimathi Founder, Creative Director at The Seamstress and African le’kiondo

Made in Kenya: Exclusive interview with Cynthia Kimathi Founder, Creative Director at The Seamstress and African le’kiondo

Oscar Alochi

January 22, 2021

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If you were given the opportunity to work with a local or international fashion designer who will you love to work with? Locally, Neomi Nganga of Style By Neomi. She has revolutionized plus-size fashion, as I find her designs sexy and eye-catching. Internationally, Zuhair Murad. He is a genius, so daring with his technique. He always delivers utterly unique and dramatic masterpieces. The JW Runway Show is the most recent highlight since the launch. In addition, I have dressed beauty ...

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