Author archives: Arinze Nwokolo

Meliá Zanzibar Holiday

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Rich with nature and clear blue seas, Meliá Zanzibar's charm and serenity will captivate you. This unique 5 star resort is located on the north-east coast of Tanzania. The 124-room Meliá Zanzibar is a luxurious beachfront resort with an excellent spa, a well equipped fitness center, and a huge pool where visitors can enjoy a host of activiti[...]

Lisa Folawiyo's A/W ’17 Collection ‘Daze of Summer’

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Collection Name: Autumn Winter 2017 ‘Daze of Summer‘ Model: Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama About the designer: Lisa Folawiyo is a multi-faceted global womenswear and accessories collection. The brand has also been well received and worn by the likes of actresses, Lupita Nyong’o, Lucy Liu, Thandie Newton; and Singer, Solange Knowles. Fused with its very own Af[...]

Red Carpet Red Lipstick + Get That Perfect Bronze Skin Look

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The red lipstick is an iconic beauty staple that spells glamour, sophistication and oozes sex appeal. A makeup must-have for women of all ages and skin tones. The great thing about red lips is that they can transform your look from dull to glam in no time. However, it is important that the colour complements your skin tone; otherwise it can over power your m[...]

Look Stunning This Summer!!

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Summer is the season where colour rules and fresh new ideas are important if you want to stay ahead in the fashion world. Whether you’re looking for something casual or a style that’s a bit more luxe, consider this inspiration your guide this summer. Photographed by @OSSEGRECASINARE PHOTO CREDITS Photography by @OSSEGRECASINARE Modelling by @CATA[...]

Prints and the BET Experience! Queen E. Collection WOWS the crowd at the BET EXPERIENCE Fashion and Beauty Show

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Last month, the BET EXPERIENCE fashion and beauty show took place at the LA Convention Center in Los Angeles and one of our favourite highlights from the event was seeing our very own Queen E. Collection getting to showcase her latest collection at the show. "We are humble to say the crowd was beyond pleased," says the designer, Queen Enidiok. "Our S/S'17 co[...]

African Models in the News! Angolan Beauty AMILNA ESTEVÃO for W Magazine

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AMILNA ESTEVÃO  X  W MAGAZINE JUNE 2017  X  ANGOLA Photo credits: Photo by Easton and Roso | styled by Caroline Grosso. Visual Editing by Biel Parklee | Hair by Michael Lollo at Honey Artists | Makeup by Misha Shahzada for Christian Louboutin Beauty at See Management. | Photography Assistant: Alex Hodor-Lee | Production Assistant: Paige Viti | Special thank[...]

African Models in the News: Staniel Ferreira

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Staniel Ferreira X Guinea-Bissau Photo credits: Black and white photos by Nick Gill ThePhotographer | Runway Photo from EFM Engineered For Motion's | Most recent Nike Ad Photo from Instagram Bio Data: The 6’2” model from Guinea Bissau, has worked with designers such as Pyer Moss, Jeffrey Rudes, Carlos Campos, Guess, Martin Rusch and Parke & Ronen. [...]

Runway Photos of Tina Lobondi's Summer 2017 Collection + Our 6 Favourite Images from DAKAR Fashion Week 2017

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CHECK OUT A FEW IMAGES FROM THE JUST CONCLUDED DAKAR FASHION WEEK  2017 IN SENEGAL. Fashion Spotlight: TINA LOBONDI'S SUMMER COLLECTION 2017 PHOTO CREDITS: PHOTOGRAPHED BY YELEN PICTURES. DAKAR FASHION WEEK WAS HOSTED AT RADISSON BLU DAKAR, SENEGAL TO CELEBRATE THEIR 15TH YEAR The designer, Tina Lobondi, is all smiles after her display The 2017[...]

19 Year Old Somali-American Model Halima Aden is Breaking the Internet with her new fall campaign feature for American Eagle Outfitters

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The lights are shining so bright on all the African stars worldwide, but the one every fashion news agency is talking about right now is Somali-American IMG model Halima Aden. American Eagle’s new fall campaign features the 19 year old model looking so happy and full of life. Halima is the first hijab-wearing high-fashion model who has worked the runways in [...]

"I Got Rejected By at Least 10 Agencies," says Top Model Alyssa Traore

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Africa is truly blessed!! We have so many beautiful talents all over the world that it is almost impossible to profile everyone. Well, for us at Zen, we make it our duty to know them and to tell their stories. From features in French GRAZIA to walking the runways for Hansen & Gretel, Sass & Bide and ALBUS LUMEN; this stunning model has us all star st[...]