Author archives: Arinze Nwokolo

The Most Beautiful Fashion Collection this Month!! Khosi Nkosi's Autumn Lookbook for 2017 is Breathtaking

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"Life isn't perfect but your outfit can be," says Khosi, the designer behind the fabulous South African brand called Khosi Nkosi. "Our brand name, #KhosiNkosi, is derived from the Zulu language which signifies Royalty and with this collection I wanted all ladies to feel and look like African royalty." Inspired by the worldly, strong, modern, nubile boss lad[...]

The 5 Best Foundations for Oily Skin

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It can be so frustrating after taking special care to apply your makeup only for you to start shinning after an hour or so. To think you’ve tried all the oil prof beauty products but still end up with a shine. It’s time to focus on makeup products specially formulated to prevent oily skin. After testing a few products, we’ve rounded up the best foundations f[...]

Maki Oh's Hot Fall 2017 READY-TO-WEAR Collection

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Maki Oh has just ushered in a new era of glam with her FALL 2017 collection. The collection looks a lot like the Maki Oh we already know which features bold, beautiful and funky pieces fused with a combination of African and conventional Western designs. Romance is delivered in long evening dresses made from Adire fabrics and a few sheer pieces mixed with le[...]

Maureen Kunga Talks Music Life, Fashion in Her City and Being a Lawyer in an Exclusive Interview With Zen

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Like so many great singers before her, Maureen started singing in the choir back in high school. "I always loved to sing," she said over the phone from Nairobi. "And I led church songs in primary school and was in the choir in my high school," she added. Now a professional singer, songwriter and lawyer, she exemplifies what it can look like to be a passionat[...]

Swimwear With Life!! Andrea Iyamah's Spring/Summer 2017 Swimwear Will Totally Blow Your Mind

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Even though summer is still months away, there is no fashion rule that says a woman can't get her summer wardrobe updated early. Recently Andrea Iyamah released her Spring/Summer 2017 lookbook which contained a wide range of stylish bikinis for women who love to look and feel sexy. The collection which features vibrant colours, print inspired looks and a few[...]

"Embrace The Nerves,": An Exclusive Interview with Top Model Kaone Kario

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Kaone Kario is the face of a whole new generation of models who are not only doing big things on the runway but also off it. Her personal interests include modelling, TV and film production, so you can imagine how excited we were to be able to interview this Botswana beauty to talk about her modelling life between New York, Capetown and Botswana, and to find[...]

IDIA AISIEN CHANNELS HER INNER WARRIOR PRINCESS FOR OUR FEBRUARY COVER

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Each month as I sit down to connect with you through my editorial note, I think about what I can share that might be inspiring to your life, asking God for his guidance and direction. Zen Magazine’s journey hasn’t been without bumps and like any other good journey, we had to go through both the good and the not so good periods. But everything happens for a r[...]