Saturday 11th of July 2020

Nairobi, Kenya

Unearthing Fabrics: Denim

Unearthing Fabrics: Denim

Unearthing Fabrics is a new series that looks at the history of your favourite fabrics before you started wearing them on your backs. Smooth. Versatile. Rough. Indigo Dye. HISTORY The word denim originates from a fabric created in a French town called ‘Nimes’. Then, it spread and reached an Italian city called ‘Genoa’ but the […]

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Unearthing Fabrics: Spandex

Unearthing Fabrics: Spandex

Unearthing fabrics is a new series that looks at your favourite garments before you started wearing them. Today, we’re looking at Spandex however it can also be called Lycra or Elastane. It’s a wonder garment with endless possibilities. HISTORY OF SPANDEX Rock & roll musicians liked wearing tight pants, made of spandex and this helped […]

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A Tech Lifeline for Fashion Events in Africa’s $31 Billion Industry

A Tech Lifeline for Fashion Events in Africa’s $31 Billion Industry

What will events look like in the coming months? Some fashion events usually occurring in the middle of the year have been shifted towards year ending. The Accra Fashion Week 2020  has been moved from March to October as has the Arise Fashion Week. The Swahili Fashion Week is still slated to hold in December when it usually does, in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.  

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A fund for African Fashion

A fund for African Fashion

The Fund has also teamed with one of the original artisans who benefited from seed grants to bring portable, foldable looms to 130 villages in Ghana and Nigeria, which will provide an entrepreneurial opportunity to women’s cooperatives to weave and sell textiles.

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Effective Ways To Get Smooth Natural and Long Hair 

Effective Ways To Get Smooth Natural and Long Hair 

A hot oil massage once a week will not only give you healthy and smooth hair, but it will also help you de-stress. Use oils, such as coconut, olive, sweet almond, jojoba, castor, lavender, rosemary, and thyme, to massage your hair. You can also use the combination of these oils for better results.

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