Thoughts 💭

I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size But when I start to tell them They think I'm telling lies. I say, It's in the reach of my arms, The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The curl of my lips. I am a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That's… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

Mazelle Studio presents The Queen of the East Collection

Mazelle Studio is known for its unique and bold ensembles. The Nigerian based fashion brand's distinctive style, use of embellishments are features that separate the brand from most. Here, the brand takes it's inspiration from the culture of Eastern Nigeria, while adding the signature pomp and flair of a typical Mazelle Studio piece and a… Continue reading Mazelle Studio presents The Queen of the East Collection

African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

Makioba – May 2019 Collection

Makioba is a Nigerian fashion designer that aims to break body/image stereotypes through her designs and clothing. Marked as one of Nigeria's top plus size designers, Makioba is known for her unique and flawless pieces. Her May 2019 collection is engaging and beautiful. The collection provides a varied selection of evening wear for the big,… Continue reading Makioba – May 2019 Collection

Accessories · African Inspired · Fashion & Style

Where Art meets Gele/Ichafu

I discovered Nigerian artist, Clement Mmaduako Nwafor through @turbanistaparis. I immediately proceeded to visit his Instagram home @clemspeter_art and I was excited to see his art works. Clement works with oil paints on canvas. Among his popular works are paintings of African women wearing the traditional Gele/Ichafu. He sometimes incorporates pieces of fabric into his… Continue reading Where Art meets Gele/Ichafu

Hair · Videos 📹

Video Tutorial: Natural Hairstyles Great for Work and Interview

I get interested when topics on natural hair are brought up, especially when it relates to its styling. I have been natural since 2016 and I have not had an easy ride in terms of maintenance and styling (Social media makes it all seem so easy). Beauty in Naturals is a YouTube channel dedicated to… Continue reading Video Tutorial: Natural Hairstyles Great for Work and Interview

African designers · Catwalk · Events · Fashion & Style

Fashion’s Finest Africa 2019

Today will mark day 1 of Fashion's Finest Africa 2019 event. The event which is slated for 24th - 26th May is a fashion and style event that promotes African international and indigenous designers while offering them a platform to showcase their latest designs. This year's event will be held at the Balmoral Convention Center,… Continue reading Fashion’s Finest Africa 2019

Bridals · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

The Movement of Modern Whimsical Romance

It's my first time of hearing about DivaLukky. The Nigerian bespoke/bridal fashion brand, has been around for a long time (since 2013) and enjoys huge success among its clientele. Looking back, I have missed a lot and I am impressed with the brand's designs over the years. Recently, the brand released a new collection called… Continue reading The Movement of Modern Whimsical Romance

Celebrity fashion · Events · Fashion & Style · News

Most Glamorous Celebrity of the Year – Ghana

A fitting reward for Selorm Galley-Fiawoo (Selly). For years now, I have watched Selly on her TV show The Premier shown on Joy Prime, and I will say that her style and fashion has evolved beautifully. Since partnering with Sima Brew, Ghanaian celebrated women's wear and bridal designer, she has worn some of the best… Continue reading Most Glamorous Celebrity of the Year – Ghana

beauty · makeup

100 Years Of

Allure's 100 Year's Of... is fast becoming one of my favorite YouTube videos because of the lessons in history they offer, the makeup, fashion and styling techniques, the ideas behind them and because it's heartwarming watching all those ladies have fun and smile 🙂. For the first time, I am sharing Allure's latest 100 Years… Continue reading 100 Years Of

African Beauty · Events · Fashion & Style

Beverly Naya is our Mid-week Style Crush

Beverly Naya is serving major "win win" goals in this gown by Lanre da Silva Ajayi. The actress attended the premier event for the movie, Cold Feet in the custom made gown. Featuring puffy sleeves, cold shoulders and a train, the gown is a beautifully designed to accentuate Beverly's hour glass silhouette. The color is… Continue reading Beverly Naya is our Mid-week Style Crush