Tags archives: african-fashion

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

Kelly Rowland Stuns Effortlessly For Schon Magazine

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RnB star, Kelly Rowland was featured in Schön magazine’s latest issue, which also has Elle Fanning on the cover. She did major justice to the shoot by looking so effortlessly stunning. Her big hair is everything . See the photos below. Tell us what you think!

Granny Shoes Are The New Cool - Three FootWear Trends You Need To Get On

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Don't be surprised if you see your Granny's shoes on some high fashion model at a Runway show. Its the new dope. Fashion they say, is recyclable and that's why I've learnt over time that you don't throw items away just because its out of trend now, you never know, but in a few years, it might just be the in-thing and it will be so expensive and hard to fi[...]

Bonang Matheba's Top 5 Looks At The New York Fashion Week 2016

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As the 2016 New York Fashion Week has come to an end, we took the time out to have  a look at some of Bonang Matheba's top fashion moments at the event. Needless to say, South African media personality Bonang Matheba was one of the many African style stars in attendance during the fashion week for the Spring/Summer 2017 display and she slayed as always! [...]

Is Head-Wrap Lupita Nyong'o's New TradeMark? See Her Second Chic Look At Tiff

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Sequel to her stunning head wrap game that took the internet by storm here and here , The 33-year-old Mexico-born actress, Lupita Nyong’o seems to be taking her fashion game to a whole new level by setting a new trade mark with Head wraps. Here's her second look at the 41st Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF 2016. Are you thinking what I'm think[...]