Culture

The Magnificent Seven!!! Meet the 7 African Models Scheduled to Walk at the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

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For many models, being cast to walk the runways for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is the ultimate dream. Becoming a Victoria's Secret Angel means you immediately join the ranks of supermodels like Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks, and Gisele Bündchen. Each year the show continues to feature more African models who are doing extraordinary things on off and on the [...]

A MELANIN QUEEN'S 5 TIPS TO GLOWING,FLAWLESS SKIN.

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Every woman wants good skin. Exceptionally flawless and glowing skin like the ones you see on those models on TV. I am sure we have all heard the ‘Beautiful skin is a commitment, not a miracle’ or ‘THE best foundation is beautiful skin’ quotes so of course, THE PRESSURE IS REAL. Have no fear, dear reader, because if it is good skin you want, you can most [...]

In Love with The African Woman.

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Today's piece is about self-love. By self I mean African. The love of Africa. Not being in Africa but being African.     Isn’t it amazing how expressive the African woman has been lately? With her fashion, simply feeling so comfortable in her skin and in her surroundings enough to give the rest of the world inspiration just by lo[...]

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[...]