A few years ago, before the Rana Plaza disaster occurred on the outskirts of Dhaka in Bangladesh, the issue of who made our clothes was just a fleeting curiosity. However, after the Rana Plaza building which housed five garment factories […]
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Fashion Africa 254 works with Africa’s fashion designers on various aspects of their businesses as a way to build their brands, their design innovation, and creativity in order to promote their businesses to an international level.
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CEO/Partner / KAMA Sustainovation
I am grateful to have known Waridi for more than 15 years. Her unstoppable energy and dedication in bringing awareness to the beauty and the immense creative potential of the African continent is admirable. She shows that through Belief, Vision, Hard Work and Empowerment, the future of Africa is Now.
Senior Editor and Head of Vogue Talents / Vogue Italia
Africa is in a creative evolution and through the eyes of Daniele you can see how the new generation stands out and wants to show the beauty of this continent. Designers, artists and all those people with a creative vision have a unique imagination and this is what is so special of scouting in Africa!
German Correspondent / Women’s Wear Daily
With ‘MTINDO – Rebranding Africa’ photographer Daniele Tamagni and Waridi Schrobsdorff provide all of us with a closer and compelling view of fashion in progress in Waridi’s native Kenya. Meet the Style Movers – young personalities at home in the arts, media, and digital world. See the creations of a new generation of designers. And understand why they all believe Africa is now.
Co-Founder, Art Consultant / Parley for the Oceans
It is more than time that this exploited continent fights back with the weapon of creativity and style. What this wonderful example of only one country in Africa shows is what is going on in the whole continent. A peaceful revolution!
Editor-In-Chief / Vogue Germany
During the jury of it was very interesting for me to see how young African designers incorporate their traditions in their work. That was what impressed me most from Doreen Mashika design. Her clothes are young, fresh, positive and alive.
Fashion Designer / Anyango Mpinga
In the past week, I learned so much from the teachers that came all the way from ESMOD Berlin International University of Art for Fashion. The classes were well structured and the teachers made sure that we understood each step of the process during our workshops. I feel very fortunate to be a part of this program and have gotten so many insights that will help me improve my brand
Fashion Designer / Doreen Mashika
Being part of FA254 as a designer I feel better equipped in understanding technicalities of garment making. This is thanks to ESMOD Berlin International University of Arts for Fashion, which transferred some knowledge to me.
Photographer / National Geographic
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Art Director / MT Ads Inc.
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