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Courtney Cousins Launches Online Store and Showroom in Cape Town
1 year ago

Courtney Cousins Launches Online Store and Showroom in Cape Town

Local fashion designer and businesswoman, Courtney Cousins, launches online fashion store and showroom in Cape Town

Hot off the heels of launching the trendy fashion range Courtney Cousins Designs in …
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Kitenge: Handmade in Tanzania
2 years ago

Kitenge: Handmade in Tanzania

Sian Wells is the founder of Kitenge, an ethical clothing brand which empowers tailors and improves their livelihoods in Tanzania. Sian recently shared the story behind Kitenge with Ayiba.

What’s …
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Kanayo Ebi: Stylist to the Stars
3 years ago

Kanayo Ebi: Stylist to the Stars

The global fashion industry is worth trillions of dollars every year, and fashion capitals like Paris, New York, and Milan have remained in the forefront of the industry. …
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Vivo Activewear: Fashion for Every Woman
4 years ago

Vivo Activewear: Fashion for Every Woman

Wandia Gichuru is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of  Vivo Activewear, a retail clothing business that was started in 2011. Initially inspired by a love for dance and …
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Making a Statement: An Interview with Designer Anita Quansah
4 years ago

Making a Statement: An Interview with Designer Anita Quansah

British-African designer Anita Quansah may be the undisputed queen of statement pieces. Her gorgeous collections of carefully embroidered necklaces and clothing have captured the world’s attention for over …
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