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05 March 2017 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki That's me! Summertime is the best time to hold a high tea. The rain from the night before had cooled the earth, making it a pleasant day to mix and mingle with the who’s who of Nairobi’s high fashion. The 7th edition of the Fashion High Tea was one of 2017’s most anticipated fashion events, and it did not disappoint. The Zen Garden always makes for a great venue. Its beautiful fauna provides an earthly sense of calm, away from the bustle of the city outside.​As you...

08 August 2015 » The Fab Diaries

The Miss Kenya 2015 is set to be a red carpet event which will be held on 8th August, at Pride Inn Westlands. This glamorous event will see 18 finalists battle for three crowns i.e  Miss Kenya Earth, Miss Kenya Grand International and Miss Kenya International who will work together across the many issues as may be found relevant and congruent to the contest. The winners will later compete in the world finals in Australia.The girls were selected early June and have been taken through thorough...

08 August 2015 » The Fab Diaries

The Miss Kenya 2015 is set to be a red carpet event which will be held on 8th August, at Pride Inn Westlands. This glamorous event will see 18 finalists battle for three crowns i.e  Miss Kenya Earth, Miss Kenya Grand International and Miss Kenya International who will work together across the many issues as may be found relevant and congruent to the contest. The winners will later compete in the world finals in Australia.The girls were selected early June and have been taken through thorough...

30 June 2015 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki Over two thousand girls had poured their hearts out into campaigning to become the face of Maybelline in Kenya. The competition that was run online gained popularity very quickly and technically cemented Maybelline's footprint in the Kenyan fashion industry. At a glamorous fashion night out, Maybelline Kenya hosted Kenya's media fraternity and celebrities to a fashion show hosted by FAFA where they finally revealed the winner of their competition - Stephanie Ikundo. Aside...

30 June 2015 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki Over two thousand girls had poured their hearts out into campaigning to become the face of Maybelline in Kenya. The competition that was run online gained popularity very quickly and technically cemented Maybelline's footprint in the Kenyan fashion industry. At a glamorous fashion night out, Maybelline Kenya hosted Kenya's media fraternity and celebrities to a fashion show hosted by FAFA where they finally revealed the winner of their competition - Stephanie Ikundo. Aside...

25 January 2015 » The Fab Diaries

Every year Kenya's fashion elite and fashion enthusiasts converge for Tribe Hotel's Tribal Chic fashion show.Here are the hits and misses of the event that happened this weekend. The Hits:The designers aimed to please, and that they did. Here are a few highlights from the pieces that ran down the runway.Designers included:Kondakis (Nike Kondakis & Christina Wilson)Katungulu Mwendwa (Katungulu Mwendwa)Deepa Dosaja (Deepa Dosaja)Adele Dejak (Adele Dejak)Jiamini (Anthony Mulli)Niku Singh (...

25 January 2015 » The Fab Diaries

Every year Kenya's fashion elite and fashion enthusiasts converge for Tribe Hotel's Tribal Chic fashion show.Here are the hits and misses of the event that happened this weekend. The Hits:The designers aimed to please, and that they did. Here are a few highlights from the pieces that ran down the runway.Designers included:Kondakis (Nike Kondakis & Christina Wilson)Katungulu Mwendwa (Katungulu Mwendwa)Deepa Dosaja (Deepa Dosaja)Adele Dejak (Adele Dejak)Jiamini (Anthony Mulli)Niku Singh (...

06 October 2014 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki Do you need a plan for the weekend? Kenya Discovery Fashion Weekend is an event organized to showcase upcoming designers from Kenya and seeks to promote new and raw talent who have what it takes to revolutionize the Kenyan fashion industry.The proceeds from the event  will be going towards helping children with down syndrome/autistic children and children of special needs. Along with that,  the event organizers plan to raise enough funds to provide sanitary pads to...

06 October 2014 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki Do you need a plan for the weekend? Kenya Discovery Fashion Weekend is an event organized to showcase upcoming designers from Kenya and seeks to promote new and raw talent who have what it takes to revolutionize the Kenyan fashion industry.The proceeds from the event  will be going towards helping children with down syndrome/autistic children and children of special needs. Along with that,  the event organizers plan to raise enough funds to provide sanitary pads to...

04 September 2014 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki As the Kenyan fashion industry steadily grows, there is a movement mainly pushed by Kenyan business entrepreneurs and fashion designers to keep creating "fashion week's," to publicize the creativity of local designers. At least, so I would like to believe. From "Nairobi Fashion Week" to "Swahili Fashion Week" to "Strut-it-Afrika Fashion Week" and even "Kenya Fashion Week," you name it.The talent is there no doubt, and designers flock to showcase their designs during any of...

04 September 2014 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki As the Kenyan fashion industry steadily grows, there is a movement mainly pushed by Kenyan business entrepreneurs and fashion designers to keep creating "fashion week's," to publicize the creativity of local designers. At least, so I would like to believe. From "Nairobi Fashion Week" to "Swahili Fashion Week" to "Strut-it-Afrika Fashion Week" and even "Kenya Fashion Week," you name it.The talent is there no doubt, and designers flock to showcase their designs during any of...

06 June 2014 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki Truworths at Sarit Centre played host to a fashion show displaying their new fall/winter collection on Wednesday 4th June. As the weather has clearly demonstrated, it is about that time to get dressed for the cold season. Truworths, a brand name under the Deacons Kenya family, is a household clothing brand name, known for their stylish and great quality clothes. Every time I want a statement piece that will last for a long time, such as jeans or trench coat I head down to...

06 June 2014 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki Truworths at Sarit Centre played host to a fashion show displaying their new fall/winter collection on Wednesday 4th June. As the weather has clearly demonstrated, it is about that time to get dressed for the cold season. Truworths, a brand name under the Deacons Kenya family, is a household clothing brand name, known for their stylish and great quality clothes. Every time I want a statement piece that will last for a long time, such as jeans or trench coat I head down to...

02 June 2014 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki The Fashion for Peace gala happened last Saturday the 31st at The Oval. The event proved to be the perfect way to end May and welcome June. You can catch the highlights here. All photo's are courtesy of Thompson Photography.Thanks for stopping by Fab One's.

02 June 2014 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki The Fashion for Peace gala happened last Saturday the 31st at The Oval. The event proved to be the perfect way to end May and welcome June. You can catch the highlights here. All photo's are courtesy of Thompson Photography.Thanks for stopping by Fab One's.

16 May 2014 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki Fashion for peace Gala event poster FAFA: The name is synonymous with organizing the exquisite “Fashion for Peace” event that brings together emerging and established fashion designers in Kenya and Africa. The organization was founded by Ann Mcreath, also the founder of well-known fashion brand KikoRomeo. This year, “Fashion for Peace” 2014 Gala will be held at The Oval in Westlands on May 31st. As the fashion show theme suggests, the event will be in support of peace...

16 May 2014 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki Fashion for peace Gala event poster FAFA: The name is synonymous with organizing the exquisite “Fashion for Peace” event that brings together emerging and established fashion designers in Kenya and Africa. The organization was founded by Ann Mcreath, also the founder of well-known fashion brand KikoRomeo. This year, “Fashion for Peace” 2014 Gala will be held at The Oval in Westlands on May 31st. As the fashion show theme suggests, the event will be in support of peace...

12 May 2014 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki The East Africa Fashion Week was held this past week, with the event activities beginning from Thursday 8th May. Refer to my previous post to find out more details about it. Here are the highlights from the runway. Images Courtesy of RadekArt

12 May 2014 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki The East Africa Fashion Week was held this past week, with the event activities beginning from Thursday 8th May. Refer to my previous post to find out more details about it. Here are the highlights from the runway. Images Courtesy of RadekArt

30 April 2014 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki Official Poster of the East African Fashion Week East Africa is guaranteed to leave its mark in the fashion world, as preparations are in full swing for East Africa Fashion Week. Fashion designers, models and fashion aficionados are gearing up for the event which is scheduled to be held from May 8th -10th May in Nairobi, Kenya. The festivities kick off with a pre party on May 8th at Galileo Xtreeme, and on 9th May the public and fashion enthusiasts are welcome to a...

30 April 2014 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki Official Poster of the East African Fashion Week East Africa is guaranteed to leave its mark in the fashion world, as preparations are in full swing for East Africa Fashion Week. Fashion designers, models and fashion aficionados are gearing up for the event which is scheduled to be held from May 8th -10th May in Nairobi, Kenya. The festivities kick off with a pre party on May 8th at Galileo Xtreeme, and on 9th May the public and fashion enthusiasts are welcome to a...

19 December 2013 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki The luxurious Tribe Hotel recently held a fashion event entitled Tribal Chic that brought together fashion designers from around Africa. Fashion designers that showcased their beautiful and stunning designs include:Adele Dejak Mille Collines Nike Kondakis Niku Singh Penny Winter Sheila AmoloClearly Africa is one continent with amazing creative artists!Photos courtesy of Pooja Joshi, you can check out her Facebook page: Wonderings of a Creative Mind

10 October 2013 » The Fab Diaries

By Lizbeth Kariuki When you think about fashion, you think pomp and glamor. The Strut it Afrika Fashion week was exactly that. It created a whole new level that fashion week organizer's in Kenya now have to match up to. Take a look at of the highlights from the week.

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