African designers · Fashion & Style · Runway · Street style

Funky 90s

This was honestly my first time of seeing a clothing by Nigerian fashion label Popartii. The label's hand painted graffiti inspired denim jackets are quite famous. I had to start my own Discovery Channel on Popartii to further educate myself and I learnt the label is a fusion of contemporary art, with pop and afro… Continue reading Funky 90s

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beauty · Hair · Photography

Photo Series: HAIRDITORIAL

HAIRDITORIAL is a creative work of art director/photographer, Emmanuel Arewa and hair artist, Azubike Eneoma mixing hair, beauty, photography and creativity together. The hair editorial features Munachi Abii, Jeannette Uddoh and Isi Sakalis. It's an interesting and unique work, the makeup is top notch with emphasis on a natural look while the hairstyles which is… Continue reading Photo Series: HAIRDITORIAL

beauty · Hair · Videos 📹

Video Tutorial: 8 Super Quick Hairstyles on Short 4c Hair

A lot of natural hair folks struggle with how to style their hair in a simple yet presentable way. Especially 4c hair. I have 4c hair that is rubbery and it's not a big help combing and holding out because it has a mind of it's own, but I have to style it to go… Continue reading Video Tutorial: 8 Super Quick Hairstyles on Short 4c Hair

African Beauty · Fashion & Style · Hair · Magazines

The April 2018 Issue of GlamSquad Magazine

GlamSquad magazine released its newest issue yesterday, the 13th of April 2018. The issue features on its cover, Nigerian soul and afrobeat singer, Omawunmi. The magazine release coincided with Omawunmi and the singer shared some stunning photos which were photographed by Tim McBaj Visuals for the magazine. Omawunmi's blown out full Afro hairstyle was the… Continue reading The April 2018 Issue of GlamSquad Magazine

Hair

the culture of hair

I remember the first time I saw a woman sporting kudos (bald hair), it was a spectacular moment. She wore the hairstyle like a queen 👑; her big round earrings, a bright shade of red lipstick and makeup all added glamour to her hairstyle. The image is burned into my heart ♥. Plenty of love… Continue reading the culture of hair

African Beauty · Celebrity fashion · Fashion & Style · makeup · Photography

Melanin Beverly

Photographed by Metro and Abusalamiphotography, Beverly Osu's newly released photos are 'all that' and more. In black and white and color, the ex BBA housemate, actress and model showed off her flawless skin and style in the photos. Beverly, who is famous for her popping melanin skin and afro locks, got her styling and makeup… Continue reading Melanin Beverly

beauty · Fashion & Style · Hair · Inspirational

Style Icon Watch 36: Zendaya

Zendaya has been hitting the fashion high mark since her debut into Hollywood as a style icon. Zendaya through her style and fashion inspires suave, youthful and classy energy. With natural good looks and a confident smile, Zendaya's bold choices in fashion and daring ensembles has earned her a favorite fashion spot in and out… Continue reading Style Icon Watch 36: Zendaya

beauty · Celebrity fashion · Events · Fashion & Style · Footwear · makeup

Truly Fashionable

One of the stars that got us truly star struck at the Evening Standard Theater Awards on Sunday, was actress Zendaya. Known for her bold, avant-garde red carpet looks and for me, her full blown out Afro hairstyle, Zendaya is one of our style sweethearts. Yesterday, wearing a bold dress with all the sexy features… Continue reading Truly Fashionable

African Beauty · African Inspired · beauty · Celebrity fashion · Fashion & Style · Hair · Inspirational

Style Icon Watch 35: Chimamanda Ngozika Adichie

Once upon a time, not too long ago I introduced a Style Icon to Watch every week. Sadly I let it go, letting work take the place of the thing I loved: finding women whose fashion and style not only inspire but who by their daily lives, achievements and visions have propelled many of us.… Continue reading Style Icon Watch 35: Chimamanda Ngozika Adichie

Accessories · beauty · Events · Fashion & Style · Hair

Glamour Women of the Year: Solange Knowles

Solange was an edgy yellow canary in a lime yellow gown with statement ruched shoulder details and front high slit at the 2017 Glamour Women of the Year Awards. The beautiful singer who received the 'Artist Award' stood out in a white dyed blowed out Afro, matching her look with statement hand gloves that came… Continue reading Glamour Women of the Year: Solange Knowles