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How To Tie Your Headwrap / Turban

How To Tie Your Headwrap / Turban

For many women in Africa, the African print wax fabric headwrap is an essential and practical part of their daily outfit. A long piece of colourful cotton cloth is creatively tied to form a beautiful crown. Growing up, we enjoyed watching our favourite singer Miriam Makeba wear beautiful headwraps during her live performance of songs like Baxabene Oxamu. Recently we've seen Beyoncé wearing colourful headwraps in scenes of her Lemonade album. Award-winning actress Lupita Nyongo regulary wears colourful headwraps at multiple red carpet events. There are numerous ways to tie a headwrap (sometimes also referred to as 'turban'). Here are some of our favourite tutorials we enjoyed learning...

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Start Your Own Clothing Label

Start Your Own Clothing Label

We started ROSE&ZACH in 2017, a webshop selling colourful fashion and accessories which are handcrafted using African wax fabrics. Prior to launching, we gained valuable insights, tips and tricks from other creative entrepreneurs who were running succesful online businesses using the shopify platform. Click on this link to read about these amazing success stories. Perhaps you too might get inspired to launch your own online store.  

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Sewing essentials: Gütermann threads

Sewing essentials: Gütermann threads

A few years ago when we started sewing, we used threads that we purchased at very low prices at various grocery stores. Very quickly we realised that the low quality of these threads were damaging our fabrics and sewing machine.  We contacted experienced tailors to figure out which threads they were using. We were surprised when each of them advised us to use Gütermann, an Austrian brand. Founded in 1864 in Vienna by Max Gütermann, the company recently celebrated its 125th anniversary and now employs 10.000 people worldwide.  We are very satisfied with these premium quality threads and highly recommend them...

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Hoe Maak Je Zelf Een Mondmasker?

Hoe Maak Je Zelf Een Mondmasker?

Heb jij nog professionele of chirurgische maskers liggen? Doneer ze aan een ziekenhuis of breng ze aan een ophaalpunt in je buurt. Hulpverleners hebben deze dringender nodig bij de behandeling van besmette patiënten. Maakjemondmasker.be en andere sites lanceren een warme oproep om zelf je mondmasker te maken.  2 patronen om je masker te ontwerpen FOD Volksgezondheid heeft dit patroon goedgekeurd waarmee mondmaskers gemaakt mogen worden. Berrefonds vzw heeft in samenwerking met Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen een patroon ontworpen met duidelijke beschrijving. Lees ook Mondmaskers worden cruciaal: Zo draag je ze en zo geraak je eraan. HLN Mondmaskers: verplicht, ééntje gratis en zo was je ze...

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Dalilla Hermans in a ROSE&ZACH top for KNACK interview

Dalilla Hermans in a ROSE&ZACH top for KNACK interview

For her interview with Knack, the Belgian author Dalilla Hermans chose to wear a custom-made ROSE&ZACH wax top. Read the interview here. Picture taken by freelance photographer Davy Coghe (www.fotocoghe.be).

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