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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[...]

Look Hot in African Prints with Prelim

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We love receiving photo submissions here at Zen so when London based photographer, Eden, sent us images from his work with womenswear brand Prelim we immediately feel in love with the looks. Whether it's dinner, drinks, or a walk in the park or maybe you are off to somewhere hot and classy, then these looks from Prelim need to make it into your wardrobe. A c[...]

Slay in Congolese Fashion!! Be The Centre of Attraction in Tina Lobondi

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Get into the stylish swing of things with Tina Lobondi's new collection starring Miss Congo UK 2016 winner, Lucrèce Kibeti. “I have chosen a lot of blue and yellow prints,” the designer explains. “I used a lot of floating, luxurious fabrics in honour of the colours of the Congolese flag.” The I AM Congo collection dares to be different. Fashion is all about [...]

The Most Beautiful Fashion Collection this Month!! Khosi Nkosi's Autumn Lookbook for 2017 is Breathtaking

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"Life isn't perfect but your outfit can be," says Khosi, the designer behind the fabulous South African brand called Khosi Nkosi. "Our brand name, #KhosiNkosi, is derived from the Zulu language which signifies Royalty and with this collection I wanted all ladies to feel and look like African royalty." Inspired by the worldly, strong, modern, nubile boss lad[...]

Maki Oh's Hot Fall 2017 READY-TO-WEAR Collection

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Maki Oh has just ushered in a new era of glam with her FALL 2017 collection. The collection looks a lot like the Maki Oh we already know which features bold, beautiful and funky pieces fused with a combination of African and conventional Western designs. Romance is delivered in long evening dresses made from Adire fabrics and a few sheer pieces mixed with le[...]

Swimwear With Life!! Andrea Iyamah's Spring/Summer 2017 Swimwear Will Totally Blow Your Mind

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Even though summer is still months away, there is no fashion rule that says a woman can't get her summer wardrobe updated early. Recently Andrea Iyamah released her Spring/Summer 2017 lookbook which contained a wide range of stylish bikinis for women who love to look and feel sexy. The collection which features vibrant colours, print inspired looks and a few[...]

"I want every image to pop" Says Africa's Hottest Digital Photo Retoucher, Adelina Tibesigwa

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There is something different about her work. It's the way she gives the images a different view, the colour, the vision in every piece is something worth sharing to the world. We spent some time speaking to Adelina Tibesigwa, a photography and image retouching expert based in Dar es salaam, Tanzania! She gave us an awesome interview about how she started, he[...]

Great Ways To Rock African Prints This Month : Aissata Diallo's Edition

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African prints have come to stay, and they are generally accepted all through the globe, mainly because they are versatile and very fashionable. From the regular Ankara fabrics wax, to Kentes, Akosombos, Adire and Kampalas, the prints is a very staple items used by top designers in major fashion shows right now. On this note, we would be featuring som[...]

Eman Zazar Presents Zen Magazine With Its "Pieces" '16 Collection LookBook

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Its a work of pretty and Chic Wearable Art!!   Fast rising Nigerian womenswear brand Eman Zazar has unveiled its capsule 2016 collection titled “Pieces“. The collection is truly wearable and relatable to the regular African woman's personal style. The collection is aimed at showcasing “the power of buying individual non coordinated apparels as[...]