* * * @param string Should be empty. * @param string Name of the column. * @param string Term id. Integer represented as string. * @return string Shortend taxonomy description. Empty if no description * * @author Michael Fields * @since 2010-05-31 * @alter 2011-02-25 */ function taxonomy_short_description_rows( $string, $column_name, $term ) { if ( 'mfields_short_description' == $column_name ) { global $taxonomy; $string = term_description( $term, $taxonomy ); $string = taxonomy_short_description_shorten( $string, apply_filters( 'mfields_taxonomy_short_description_length', 40 ) ); } return $string; } /** * Shorten. * * Shorten a string to a given length. * * @param string The string to shorten. * @param int Number of characters allowed in $string. Default value is 23. * @param string Text to append to the shortened string. * @return string Shortened string. * * @author Michael Fields * @author Thomas Scholz * @since 2010-05-31 * @alter 2011-03-01 */ function taxonomy_short_description_shorten( $string, $max_length = 23, $append = '…', $encoding = 'utf8' ) { /* Sanitize $string. */ $string = strip_tags( $string ); $string = trim( $string ); $string = html_entity_decode( $string, ENT_QUOTES, 'UTF-8' ); $string = rtrim( $string, '-' ); /* Sanitize $max_length */ if ( 0 == abs( (int) $max_length ) ) { $max_length = 23; } /* Return early if the php "mbstring" extension is not installed. */ if ( ! function_exists( 'mb_substr' ) ) { $length = strlen( $string ); if ( $length > $max_length ) { return substr_replace( $string, $append, $max_length ); } return $string; } /* Count how many characters are in the string. */ $length = strlen( utf8_decode( $string ) ); /* String is longer than max-length. It needs to be shortened. */ if ( $length > $max_length ) { /* Shorten the string to max-length */ $short = mb_substr( $string, 0, $max_length, $encoding ); /* * A word has been cut in half during shortening. * If the shortened string contains more than one word * the last word in the string will be removed. */ if ( 0 !== mb_strpos( $string, $short . ' ', 0, $encoding ) ) { $pos = mb_strrpos( $short, ' ', $encoding ); if ( false !== $pos ) { $short = mb_substr( $short, 0, $pos, $encoding ); } } /* Append shortened string with the value of $append preceeded by a non-breaking space. */ $string = $short . ' ' . $append; } return $string; } Zimbabwe Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013 [Day 3, Duo 1]: Rumbidzai Ngwarai & Melusi Nhengu. | Haute Fashion Africa
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Zimbabwe Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013 [Day 3, Duo 1]: Rumbidzai Ngwarai & Melusi Nhengu.

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Rumbidzai Ngwarai:

The one arm trend seems to to be big in Zimbabwe. The models at Rumbidzai Ngwarai were sporting some interesting pieces including a one arm blouse with a collar and zebra print detail on one sleeve. Rumbidzai Ngwarai showcased a number of versatile looks including the androgynous trend and some evening wear gowns.

The collection was made up of boob dresses, bubble skirts as well as peplum and sequined pieces. The wide variety of colors added a pop factor in the collection.

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Melusi Nhengu:

Melusi Nhengu’s collection featured bold tribal and floral print designs in African inspired patterns. From this collection its visible that prints no matter what form can be used creatively in creating modern pieces.

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Photo Credit: Simon Deiner

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