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Making the Distinction between Designer and Tailor: Time for Designers in Kenya to Up Their Game!

Kenya’s fashion design industry is coming of age. On Saturday 16th August the inaugural Kenya Fashion Awards took place at Alliance Francaise in Nairobi. The night was a mix of fashion shows, music and awards to fashion professionals across the industry. 729 more words

#AfricanFashion

Middle Temple Lane London

One of my favourite books is Bleak House by Charles Dickens. Indeed it was the first book on the reading list when I began to study law at the University of Sheffield. 531 more words

Writing

Oyo govt empowers tailors, mechanics

In an empowerment programme championed by 11 local government areas in Ibadan land, items ranging from generating sets, sewing machines to automotive tools were distributed to members of the National Automobile Technicians Association (NATA) and Nigeria Union of Tailors (NUT), Oyo State. 180 more words

Ibadan

Tom Junod on Tailors

A hidden world and a sincerely-held code of professionalism.¬† Click¬†here to check out Junod’s Esquire article on aging tailors in NYC.

What is a Dressform?

A dressform is a model of the torso used by tailors and seamtressess to fit and drape garments of clothing. It mirrors the human body to give a more realistic appearance of clothing.

Kadais (Part 3): Flip a coin

So, I’ve been meaning to write about this shop on P. S. Sivasamy Salai in Mylapore for simply ages. Every time I pass its signboards — there’s one above the entrance and another larger one to the side, on the pavement, so you just can’t miss it — I’m floored by the remarkable honesty on display. 456 more words

Humour

A Grimm Review: Nobody Likes a Tailor

A Grimm Review: Nobody Likes a Tailor

Mickey may have played the Brave Little Tailor in a cartoon, but we all know that’s not how the story really went. 723 more words

Fiction