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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[...]

FASHION MYTH DEMYSTIFIED: EMBRACING THE FULLER FIGURE.

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Today we are going to look at one of the biggest fashion myths of all time: PLUS SIZE FASHION CAN NEVER LOOK GOOD. For a very long time, women with fuller figures have been made to feel sub standard compared to others just because they do not fit in society’s idea of an average woman. This has progressed into body shaming. Both expressed and implied[...]

MEET THE CELEBRITIES: 8 OF THE MOST FASHION-SAVVY FEMALES IN AFRICA.

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Africa being the home of the world’s most eccentric fashion and style, here are 9 of the African celebrities that are doing us proud. 1.VANESSA MDEE. 29-year-old Tanzanian Vanessa Mdee was first known to us as the trendy, too-cool-for-school VJ from MTV. Later on, she delved into the music industry as a beautiful songstress and phenomenal hit maker and all[...]

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[...]

15 AFRICAN STREET STYLES INSPIRED BY LOOKS FROM THE AFROPUNK FESTIVAL.

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The other day, I was thinking about African street style and how over-the-top we can get with our creativity and then it hit me, African street style actually has the AfroPunk vibe to it. It always has. Eccentric, edgy and oozing confidence. That would explain a lot. AfroPunk came to be known as the African’s participation in a genre of art that was predo[...]

IT’S TIME FOR THE MEN: TOP INTERNATIONAL MALE MODELS FROM AFRICA WHO WE SHOULD BE SUPER PROUD OF.

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I hear being a model is not easy. The constant pressure, the stiff competition from others who want it just as bad as you do and let us not forget that getting noticed alone is hard enough as it is. In today’s article, we look at the men who did not let this throw them off their waggons. They charged on and woke up every day with passion and determination[...]

‘MAKEUP BY’ EDITION: TOP AFRICAN FACE BEAT QUEENS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT.

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1. NOMSA MADIDA South Africa’s Nomsa Madida has built a name for herself as one of the best makeup artists in the country. Her career started off in 2006 and she has worked on celebrities such as Rebecca Malope, Lerato Kganyago, Masechaba Ndlovu and Ayanda Thabethe just to name a few and has been chosen by international cosmetics brand NYX to represent Sout[...]

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[...]