African designers · Fashion & Style

87 Origins

87 Origins is a Nigerian contemporary fashion brand based in Lagos, Nigeria. The brand offers women and men's wear in what it describes as "understated and modern". 87 Origins celebrated its 3rd anniversary yesterday and in anticipation of the event released a series of fashion pieces for its female and male customers. This new release… Continue reading 87 Origins

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African designers · Catwalk · Events · Fashion & Style

From Catwalk to Work Wear: 5 Designers from the 2019 Arise Fashion Week 2019 we are coveting

Thereโ€™s no end to the list of style and fashion ideas for casual wear. In fact, there are no rules.ย  When it comes to work wear however, it's a little bit tricky navigating from professional dress codes, general work wear codes and your free spirited, innovative style sense. So, for this we sometimes need a… Continue reading From Catwalk to Work Wear: 5 Designers from the 2019 Arise Fashion Week 2019 we are coveting

Inspirational

Thoughts ๐Ÿ’ญ

When I hear a young man spoken of as giving promise of high genius, the first question I ask about him is alwaysโ€”Does he work? โ€”John Ruskin. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

Autumn/Winter 2019 – Nkwo

At the just concluded Arise Fashion Week 2019, artisanal fashion label, Nkwo, presented its Autumn/Winter 2019 Fashion Collection. Unlike the sleek designs we saw from most designers who showcased at the event, Nkwo's fashion collection was a jumble of different pieces of fabric. It was interesting and I really liked it because it was different.… Continue reading Autumn/Winter 2019 – Nkwo

Inspirational

Thoughts ๐Ÿ’ญ

To me, the power of feminity has to do with courage. The courage to be who you want to be, the courage to have your own opinions, the courage to be strong and vulnerable at the same time, and the courage to dress exactly how you want to dress. โ€”Loruma Designs. This image does not… Continue reading Thoughts ๐Ÿ’ญ

Celebrity fashion

Photo of the Day

Beyonce lying amidst rows of Adidas sneakers is our photo of the Day. The singer was pictured wearing a long-sleeved Adidas leotard in a red suit. The leotard was simple and had the stripes and logo of Adidas on it.

Accessories · African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

Fashion Discoveries: Raffia Backpacks by Andrea Iyamah

Andrea Iyamah's Wild Woman Collection for the fashion brand's Spring/Summer 2019 is a beautiful presentation of prints, geometric lines and architectural design silhouettes. Among the many designs presented by the brand at the Arise Fashion Week 2019 is a beautiful rectangular raffia backpack. The backpacks are beautiful handwoven works and features leather straps. Do you… Continue reading Fashion Discoveries: Raffia Backpacks by Andrea Iyamah

Inspirational

Thoughts ๐Ÿ’ญ

We live in deeds, not years: in thoughts, not breaths: In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best. โ€”Philip James Bailey. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style · Photography

House of Borah presents its new fashion collection EMOTIONs

Photographed by Wide Angle Pixels and modeled by Nma (@_melanie_) and Anjel (@peggyanjel), the fashion collection EMOTIONs is classy and special. Beginning with the ARDOUR piece - a one-sleeve dark blue dress with assymetrical ruffled hems, House of Borah presents us with the diverse feelings that birthed the collection. The ARDOUR represents the strength that… Continue reading House of Borah presents its new fashion collection EMOTIONs

African Inspired · Hair

Hair-raising Art by Laetitia Ky

Having the hair literally speak is what Disney and Nickolodeon are made for. Having your hair speak ears, bull, messages of self love, positivity and strength are large words in this context, and that is what Ivorian artist, Laetitia Ky is here for. Laetitia Ky describes herself as an Ivorian goddess, a Polyvalent artist and… Continue reading Hair-raising Art by Laetitia Ky