African Inspired · Fashion & Style · Street style

Fashion Discoveries: When your jacket is all the talking you need

This beautiful brown khaki jacket was worn by Ghanaian beauty entrepreneur, Hamamat, to launch her Shea butter skincare line in New York City. The jacket features wide collars, zips and the most interesting feature are the art scenes of traditional African women preparing food. Hamamat pairs the jacket with an orange colored slip dress, perspex… Continue reading Fashion Discoveries: When your jacket is all the talking you need

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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

African designers · African Inspired · Fashion & Style

Inspired by Mozambican Women – Mandevo

Designer Taibo Bacar traded its signature sleek, sophisticated designs for homey, comfortable, simple and refined in its latest collection, Mandevo. The collection is inspired by Mozambique women especially the women of Southern Mozambique who dwell in the villages. Consisting of knitted cardigans with matching pants, denim jeans, tops and hats, Taibo Bacar mixes cultural elements… Continue reading Inspired by Mozambican Women – Mandevo

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Ghana Must Go Bags – A History in Perseverance

Instead of "outrage", most people got a healthy laugh when they heard about Louis Vuitton's $300 Chequered bags aka Ghana Must Go Bags. Sold in Nigeria for between N250 to N900 depending on the size, $300 (approximately N109, 500.00) for the small size version of the bag seemed a whole Ghana Must Go full of… Continue reading Ghana Must Go Bags – A History in Perseverance

African designers · African Inspired · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

Amma – Le Rouge Woman

Le Rouge by Amma presents it's Fall 2019 Look Book. According to the fashion brand, Le Rouge is a limited collection designed for the "modern African woman." The collection relies heavily on African prints and chooses, serene pastel colors with geometric motif patterns. The designs and well tailored cuts in Le Rouge are simple, defined.… Continue reading Amma – Le Rouge Woman

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The Fashion Finest Africa 2019

The Fashion Finest Africa show is a fashion event designed for fashion designers from across Africa. The event provides designers with the opportunity to showcase their latest and best selling designers while engaging with investors, customers and fashion connoisseurs. The fashion event which was launched in Africa in 2017 will be held this year at… Continue reading The Fashion Finest Africa 2019

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Lesotho Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2019

Lesotho Fashion Week will take place on the 3rd to 5th of May, 2019 at the Mpilo Boutique Hotel, Maseru Lesotho. The event will showcase Spring/Summer 2019 collections for men and women by designers from all over the world. Lesotho Fashion Week was launched in November, 2018. The event provides designers a global platform to… Continue reading Lesotho Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2019

Accessories · African designers · African Inspired · Fashion & Style

Fashion Discoveries: A Made In Nigeria Wooden Bag

This is so '90s in style and design. It's a bit of nostalgic looking at it, my mum just smiled when I showed her these pictures. Maliko is the designer behind these beautiful wooden bags, the Oke Wooden Clutch and the Half Moon Clutch Bag. Maliko is a Nigerian fashion and luxury brand that produces… Continue reading Fashion Discoveries: A Made In Nigeria Wooden Bag

African Beauty · African Inspired · Fashion & Style · Hair

Photo Speaks – My best 10 colored braids from @nigerianhairbraids

We are in February, and a lot of hair makeover (braiding, fixing, crocheting, cutting, trimming, relaxing, straightening and more) have been done since the first day of this year. In terms of braiding, I have always wanted to spice it up on the hair color, however I will just sit back and admire 🙌 the… Continue reading Photo Speaks – My best 10 colored braids from @nigerianhairbraids

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Photos From The Inaugural Edition Of The Nigerian Film Gala

Hosted by Osas Ighodaro-Ajibade and Toni Tones, the 2019 Nigerian Film Gala was a celebration of the Nigerian creative arts and film industry. Organised by Filmhouse Cinemas in collaboration with Moët and Chanddon, the inaugural event was held in Lagos State, Nigeria at the Wings Tower, Victoria Island. Here's a look at what some of… Continue reading Photos From The Inaugural Edition Of The Nigerian Film Gala