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KINGDOM's Gorgeous Campaign Collection Featuring Mide Ogundele.

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South African based model Mide Ogundele looks dazzling in the new campaign collection from South African label Kingdom. Mide who is signed to Boss Model agency in Cape Town rocked a few African inspired looks, and accessories making every pair feel like an old favourite. The shoot was photographed by Katinka Bester and makeup was done by Nandi Kai. We’re [...]

Angolan model Amilna Estevão Gives Us a Few Makeup Inspirations in Nude and Red Liptsicks

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Angolan model Amilna Estevão demonstrates to us two different ways to easily change your makeup game in an instant. The tutorials were shared on INTO THE GLOSS, and we truly love them. Check them out and a few excerpts from the website. "The 9—5: One thing is all you need—Chanel's Illusion d'Ombre Long Wear Eyeshadow in Rouge Brûlé. The smooth, bouncy tex[...]

"One Of My Best Moments Was Being Shortlisted As One of Nigeria's Most Promising Models" We Chat To Ifeoma Nwobu About Life As A Model

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She is beautiful, sassy, bubbly, fun and aesthetically pleasing, meet the young African model who is steady soaring and making her grounds. With just a few months after getting into modelling, she has already been featured on Vogue and has worked with notable African designers, equally gracing fashion week runways across Africa. Enjoy the words below as we c[...]

We are SO EXCITED to announce our November Cover Star, Meg Otanwa!

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Just as the saying goes: “It doesn't matter how many times you get knocked down, what matters is how many times you get back up.” One of the most rewarding things that has happened to me during my career at Zen is being able to affect people’s lives positively. So many times, I have been approached, sent messages on social media by readers to say how much th[...]

Who Wore It Better : Rita Dominic Vs Azuka Ogujiuba

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Infamous Nigerian designer Lanre da Silva Ajayi was one of our favourite designers who showed their new collection on Saturday, the final day of Heineken Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2016. Nollywood actress Rita Dominic and ThisDay's Azuka Ogujiuba both wore this  silver dress with embellishments and trumpet sleeves recently. Rita Dominic wore the g[...]

Traditional Ankara Iro & Buba Goes On A Street Style Shoot : Photographer Dudu Images and Stylist Chantle White Tell Zen Magazine About Their Inspiration

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Like every other work of art or artists, beautiful photography, and photographers alike, need to be vividly appreciated and placed on the spotlight they so deserve. Lately, we have been loving the fabulously creative shoots of London based Nigerian photographer Dudu Images, his passion for the art and use of African props cannot be over emphasized, and becau[...]

Inspired By "Nigeria" And "The Girl Child" : House Of Marie Presents Its Spring Summer 2017 Collection

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House of Marie Spring Summer 2017 is themed “Our Nigeria” and it reflects on two prominent issues in Nigeria as well as the common act of Nigerians celebrating regardless of circumstances. House of Marie designed it’s own print as a painting which shines light upon the environmental issues in the Niger Delta. Oil Spills from petroleum operations have slow[...]