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Monday 8th of July 2024

Nairobi, Kenya

Innovative Threads: An Exclusive Interview with Munyengango Jean De Dieu, Founder of DK Heritage Ltd

Innovative Threads: An Exclusive Interview with Munyengango Jean De Dieu, Founder of DK Heritage Ltd

Born and raised in Rwanda, Munyengango developed an early interest in art and design. His formative years were influenced by Rwanda’s rich cultural heritage, which played a significant role in shaping his artistic vision. From a young age, Munyengango was fascinated by the vibrant colors, intricate patterns, and symbolic meanings embedded in traditional African textiles and attire. This cultural appreciation would later become the cornerstone of his fashion philosophy. Munyengango’s passion for fashion and design led him to ...

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Made In Cameroon: The Brand Shoes By Vidal Produces Hand-made Luxury Shoes.

Made In Cameroon: The Brand Shoes By Vidal Produces Hand-made Luxury Shoes.

In Douala, the VIDAL boot factory opened its doors in September 2016. The company Hand Grade sells a variety of shoes for guys. The VIDAL manufacturer has maintained the original case, ensuring the longevity of its expertise. The uniqueness of the Goodyear fitting on these shoes, which blends fashion, comfort, and durability, dates back to 19th-century methods. To do more than a hundred manual procedures, which would take around two weeks of effort, one needs specialized knowledge. VIDAL is dedicated to ...

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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

Oscar Alochi

April 22, 2022

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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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