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Denim * Ankara

“Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life.” — Bill Cunningham
Hallo loves, am back! Trying to work out a posting schedule since am about to start my exams but it’s proving to be quite the task. 114 more words

Personal Style

What the Watteau?! (Part 2)

A couple of posts ago I wrote about my descent down an internet research rabbit-hole on “watteau-back” dresses – a design feature that first emerged way back in the 1700s and was notably reincarnated in the 1950/60s. 802 more words

Sewing - Clothes

Katanu Kay

#Dreamland (Not for sale at the moment)

A post shared by Katanu Kay (@mellow_bones) on Jul 28, 2016 at 9:34am PDT

I love art.  It doesn’t matter what form it’s in; music, fine art, dance, whatever.

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Kitenge designs that every Nairobian chick should have  in her wodrobe 

Every lady desires to have a wardrobe choice that reflects her style. This is because fashion is the most direct way to make your presence known without uttering a word. 567 more words


Meet 19-year-old Kanatu Kay: The Kenyan student using African fabric to create stunning works of art

MEET KATANU Kay, the 19-year-old Kenyan student shaking up the art world with her stunning paintings.

Katanu’s unique pieces beautifully incorporates Kitenge/Chitenge (African textiles/fabric) and have granted her entry into various art exhibitions in Nairobi, such as The dusitD2 Nairobi Art Gallery and the Nairobi Art Buyers Weekend. 35 more words

The Young Empire

Making the best of a mishap, Milege calling...

With my knee being so vulnerable and unpredictable, it has been a little troublesome to move around and enjoy the spirit of Uganda in ways that I have been doing previously. 1,401 more words

Culture And Customs

Tanzanian Khanga

Photo courtesy: Fanny Scherzte — Wikimedia Commons

Khanga sounds like a children’s version of cricket played in Australia, kanga cricket, but I’m referring to fabric. 92 more words

East Africa