Meet Tapiwa Dingwiza, a Zimbabwean fashion designer inspiring the visually impaired

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Zimbabwean-born fashion designer Tapiwa Dingwiza incorporates Braille into her fashion designs.

She says she wants fashion to represents and celebrate blind people.

Her clothes contain personal and motivational Braille messages.


About S.Vingo

Established in 2016, S.Vingo is an upcoming luxury menswear and womenswear label designed by Tapiwa Dingwiza, a graduate of Bespoke Tailoring from the London College of Fashion. The label, based in London, is recognised for using traditional Savile Row tailoring and a classic silhouette which is enhanced by paying particular attention to details and fabrics. Each garment is individually handcrafted.

S.Vingo’s first menswear collection has been inspired by childhood experiences and is characterised by craftsmanship, creativity and embossed personal messages for a confident, classic and playful man while the woman is distinctive, modern and dares to be different. The label seeks to create a relationship between a wearer and a garment by simply having a secret message, a memorable event or inspirational words written on your garment in braille.Two previous outfits have also featured twice in Vogue.


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Source BBC Africa
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