A podcast that breakdowns the nook and cranny of Namibian Fashion and Beyond. My Name is Leah Misika and I’m a Namibian Fashion Designer known for my creative diversity with in the fashion industry. This Is the real life of a fashionista on the rise based on real life experiences - because let’s face it; it is not as easy as our Instagram feeds make it out to be!
Zandi Mdludlu is a fashion design graduate who is moving her way up the fashion industry chain as an assistant buyer for Superbalist for both the beauty and men’s department. With dreams to see more African fashion brands in the retail space we cannot wait to see how she navigates through this industry.
Maps Maponyane is one of South Africa’s favourite personalities. Easily found on the best dressed list anywhere he goes. His Cosmo SA Sexiest Man title is at the very bottom of his accomplishments when you see his CV. A man after SA’s own heart. He is one to watch in the Entrepreneurial Sphere.
The world would will have you believe that you are less than what you truly are. This is something you have to rectify from with in and make habut of reminding yourself of your worth. #mentlehealth is a real thing but more importantly it is a thing commonly caused by what is happening around you that begins to manifest inside you. Protect and guard yourself from man made cancers. You are more. Much more!
Zodidi Gaseb is an Entrepreneur who is passionate about producing natural hair and body products. She has been producing her conceptualized and well researched formulas since 2015 and has made a name for herself in the local market. She has been featured on multiple platforms like TEDx and Lionesses of Africa.
Before I'm a F.O.R I am a woman first and because if this everything in my F.O.R missions comes down to how I navigate as a woman in the world... The past few months have made this journey difficult in small but powerful ways.
This episode is a break down on something I think is so important in our industry. We have brilliant creatives but many of them will never seek help to move their business forward. I think we need to unlearn independence and learn to be a bit more dependent on those that might have the knowledge we seek. Allow yourself to grow.
5 Questions With... is an interview segment where I get to interview other creatives in the fashion sphere and ask them 5 odd questions to really get to know them and their way of thinking. This episode features Sir Abner Makgamatha. He is a Creative Director at David Tlale and is an amazing multi media design artist.
If you live in Namibia, you know that all our exciting events are piled up at the end of the year and if you plan to be on the scene to see and be seen, you need to be prepared. This conversation is aimed at doing just that on the go. Good luck and hope to see you on the Red Carpets!