Taking fashion far from home

Africa has been known for it's unique culture and now Kenneth Ize, a Nigerian fashion designer and finalist for this year's prestigious LVMH prize has created a collection of cloth lines now available internationally. His inspiration came from the ancient craft of aso oke hand weaving of the Yoruba people of south-western Nigeria. The term, … Continue reading Taking fashion far from home

Why women have more fashion sense than men

Since time immemorial, women have been said to be the more sensitive gender. This difference is not only biological based but can also be influenced by society. Marcia Pelchat, a sensory scientist at the Monell Chemical Sciences Center in Philadelphia theorised that “Women are more likely to do laundry, the cooking, the cleaning – they … Continue reading Why women have more fashion sense than men