Culture

CULTURE : How South Africans Wear Their Traditional Attires

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  South Africa is a country  of rich cultural heritage, fashion, style and art. It is located in the continent of Africa, covering a total of  1,214,470 square kilometers of land and 4,620 square kilometers of water, making it the 25th largest nation in the world with a total area of 1,219,090 square kilometers. On the headline[...]

5 African Accessories Brand That Will Blow Your Mind

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It is no news that every African woman has a bestfriend, the only one true friend that spices up even the most bland outfits : Accessories! Little wonder why several countries in and outside Africa have become a hotbed for many indigenous African accessories designers. These brands have truly succeeded in making us swoon over their well crafted, bold and tr[...]

Fatima Siad looking Irresistibly Hot for Nylon Magazine

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She is one of the highest paid African models in the world and the Somalia-Ethiopian fashion model that looks so much like supermodel, Iman, is taking the lead in this makeup campaign for Nylon Magazine. Styled in a few bold headwrap/scarf looks and finished with bold African jewellery, Fatima Siad looks just drop-dead gorgeous in each look for the magazine.[...]

Black Beauty Like You've Never Seen Before: Beauty and Fashion Photographer Mario Epanya Launches his New Book Celebrating Women of Colour

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Mario Epanya launched his most recent book on Tuesday and the Cameroonian-French photographer was ecstatic as he shared this update with us. Since his childhood, Mario has always been inspired by his home surroundings of Cameroon before moving to France in 2000. A career that has spanned more than a decade, he has transformed his craft, advanced at his art a[...]

'No Other Place has Raw Beauty like Africa': Daichi Yamamoto reveals his love for the Fashion in Senegal

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We know that there are folks who see someone else's work, and just get blown away. Well, that was our immediate reaction on seeing images by Daichi Yamamoto, a New York based photographer who has been living in Senegal for over a year now. According to Daichi, he decided to move to Senegal after a few trips because of the originality in the fashion within th[...]

African Handmade Jewellery for the Bold Woman! Photographed by Emmanuel Thuo

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Women love jewellery. It's a known fact. According to a fashion poll, 75 percent of African women love wearing fashion accessories. Fashion season is so close that we can almost taste it and whether you love bold accessories, or just want a simple headwrap look, we're here to help you find that awesome accessory for you. Kenyan based photographer, Emmanue[...]

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[...]

Top 14 Melanin Faces of South-African Fashion

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We always overlook that ultimately; campaigns and fashion shows would really be nothing without one particular being – the model. The model brings life into a designer/brand’s vision, conveys the artistic message that the clothes carry as well as shows the potential buyer how a garment would look on them. There has been a growing trend in the usage of black [...]