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'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[...]

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[...]

Throwback Fashion We Love! Lumiére Couture's 2016 Sika Mini Collection Is Everything a Fashionista Needs

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We love prints, we love fashion & we love accessories. This throwback Thursday goes to Lumiere Couture's 2016 Sika Mini Collection. There are certain moments that will forever stay in every fashion girl's mental catalogue and this is definitely one of them as the Ghanaian based brand delivered one of the most stunning collections we saw of 2016. "The Lum[...]

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[...]

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 [...]

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[...]

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[...]