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Kenya Fashion Awards Gala Show, Aug. 16 2014 @ Alliance Française

Kenya Fashion Awards
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August 10, 2014 at 1:49 pm Leave a comment

African Designers for Tomorrow – Discover the Awards, Entries by Aug. 20 2014

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Learn about the African designers for Tomorrow competition, the winner would have the opportunity to present his/her collection in the 2015 Berlin Fashion week, The perfect opportunity for any rising talent to get to meet the people that can push their career.

Website: www.FA254.com
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/FA254

August 8, 2014 at 1:16 pm Leave a comment

Competition: African Designers for Tomorrow – For a Chance to Participate in Berlin Fashion Week 2015

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FA254 is proud to be launching African Designers for Tomorrow in July, the first international platform to give emerging African designers a door to European Market. The competition will shine a spotlight on some of Africa’s brightest young talent at a time when the African luxury goods are becoming increasingly popular and marketable on the world stage.

The winner will have the possibility to present their collection during Berlin Fashion Week 2015. The category winners of the competition will have the opportunity to produce their product with internationally renowned fashion companies.

Young African designers based in Kenya are encouraged to submit a portfolio of their work to FA254′s official website to have the chance to take their work to the next level. The competition features an international jury chaired by Vogue Germany chief editor Christiane Arp.

Apply here

July 24, 2014 at 5:47 pm Leave a comment

Art & Fashion Exhibition by Preeyam Sehmi & Kushweet Bharij, Jun. 13-Jul. 4 @ Purdy Arms 61 Marula Lane – Karen

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June 7, 2014 at 1:40 pm Leave a comment

Fashion: FAFA 2014 – Fashion for Peace Gala, May 31 2014 @ the Oval – Westlands

FAFA

May 23, 2014 at 12:53 pm Leave a comment

Dance|Installation|Fashion: Transforming Transition, May 23 2014 @ the GoDown Arts Centre

Transforming Transformation
Dance, installation & fashion art piece show – Transforming Transition by Alacoque Ntome, Adam Ochienjo and Nur Jefwa alumnae of Go-Down’s Creative Entrepreneurship Programme.

Date: May 23, 2014
Venue: the GoDown Arts Centre
Time: 2.30 pm
Entry: Free

May 20, 2014 at 2:20 pm Leave a comment

Fashion/Charity: Style Clinic in Support of the First Lady’s Beyond Zero Campaign, May 10 2014 @ Michael Joseph Centre

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What to Wear Style Clinic in aid of Beyond Zero Campaign.

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta is a lady of few softly spoken elegant words, but when she acts, she thunders. On 13 April 2014, with the health of mothers and babies on her mind, she ran for over seven hours to show her commitment. The echo of her actions and that of her team is still ringing, the echo that urges us as Kenyans own the Beyond Zero Campaign. This echo is the inspiration of What to Wear Clinic which is being held to celebrate mothers on Mother’s Day, with all proceeds going towards Beyond Zero Campaign.

The call to run came and we took it, as we continue to do so our bodies have reorganized themselves, and we have found clothes that previously fitted have now become unfit for purpose – but have they? Every morning we thunder, What to Wear!

As women and mothers we multi-task and juggle on a daily basis, that’s before juggling how the world expects us to present ourselves. We are acutely aware that we present ourselves to the world by what we wear and since human contacts have become increasingly fast in this tech savvy world, our clothes become instant language. Should this always mean spending more on clothes? Not according to fashion stylist Wanja Knighton who is a firm believer in buying less and wearing more. It is with this in mind and also in celebration of Mothers Day that Wanja is urging all ladies to take the afternoon off and enjoy a positive fashion and style filled afternoon over a glass of wine and cup of tea by attending What to Wear, Buy Less Wear More Style Clinic that will be held on Saturday 10 May at the Michael Joseph Centre from 3pm.

How to look fabulous does not always necessarily depend on how much your clothes cost, but whether they suit your bodyshape, attendees will be shown how to pinpoint their bodyshape and more importantly how to choose items that suit their bodyshape. How to Buy Less and Wear More will be demonstrated by creating a capsule wardrobe of 29 interchangeable pieces, creating different looks for different occasions. Each attendee is being requested to bring at least 3 items from their wardrobe that they no longer wear or haven’t worn for a while for our Swap, Sizzle & Share session. We will Swap with each other, Sizzle by giving the item a new lease of life using simple haberdashery tricks, and Share by making a donation towards the Beyond Zero Campaign.

The London Marathon is done and dusted, the sores are still healing and now it is time for each and every one of us as Kenyans to own Beyond Zero Campaign using our given talents and expertise to ensure maternal deaths are brought to beyond Zero.

Tickets are available through via ticketsasa

All proceeds will go to Beyond Zero Campaign

May 7, 2014 at 9:00 am 1 comment

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