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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[...]

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. [...]

Kinky, Curly, Afro : Embracing our Natural Tresses.

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‘A girl is not her hair’. Quite true, but in my opinion, only to an extent. Let’s face it, have you tried telling a woman that her hair is really not growing as much as she thinks it is, or worse, that her hairstyle looks bad? The look you’ll be given will be enough to send you to hell permanently. What this tells us, is that a girl is actually her hai[...]

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 [...]

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 [...]