Category Archives: Features

Claire Mckenzie

After matriculating, Claire Mackensie studied Fashion Design and Garment Construction in Pietermaritzburg before becoming a self-employed clothing designer, mainly focusing on occasion wear. She then travelled to London and gained a lot of experience working for a design company that focused on costumes for film and theatre. On her return to South Africa, she worked…

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Buki Akib

 Buki Akib is a Nigerian born knitwear designer who graduated from the prestigious Central Saint Martins in London.   Buki Akib combines traditional methods with African fabrics such as the colourful wax prints and traditional Yoruba hand woven Aso Oke to create unconventional and luxurious fabrics.   Buki Akib draws inspiration from her childhood in…

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The Flashiest Celebrity Couple Of All Time: Kim Kardashian And Kanye West

Ladies and gentlemen, prepare yourselves for what will surely be the flashiest celebrity couple of all time: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. Kim and Kanye (Kimye? Kanyim?) may not be in love, but they&#39re certainly a thing. They&#39re an attention-grabbing, gold and fur-wearing thing. And you&#39ll be seeing an awful lot of them, at least until Kim&#39s…

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AFI Fastrack

AFI Fastrack is a national fashion design development platform that aims nurture and develop South Africa’s young design talent.  This platform offers young designers an opportunity to Fastrack their careers through intensive mentorship, business development coaching and mentorship for future success. After a successful first year, AFI FASTRACK is back and promises an exciting and…

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Voice of Change: Raising Transformational Leaders In Nigeria – Vol 1 Part 3 – What is Vision?

 Today’s topic is Leadership and Vision, we all need to understand what the definition of the word ‘Vision’ is. Well, the answer to this very important question is what is up for discussion today. Also, Vision with be critically analysed from an angle of leadership. So, sit tight and listen to the next 15minutes where…

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Who Needs Autism Awareness?

Caught between writing a piece on the deteriorating environmental situation of Abuja, the nation’s capital and the challenge posed by the large presence of street children in Abuja, yours faithfully made up his mind to reflect on the latter which is the increasing social/security threat posed to Abuja residents by the unprecedented presence of poverty-stricken,…

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