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The Magnificent Seven!!! Meet the 7 African Models Scheduled to Walk at the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

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For many models, being cast to walk the runways for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is the ultimate dream. Becoming a Victoria's Secret Angel means you immediately join the ranks of supermodels like Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks, and Gisele Bündchen. Each year the show continues to feature more African models who are doing extraordinary things on off and on the [...]

African Models in the News: Mame Thiane Camara

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Photo credits: Dan Smith - Photographer | Thea Lewis-Yates - Fashion Editor/Stylist | Emma Osborne - Hair Stylist | Emma Osborne - Makeup Artist | Feature for Elle Malaysia (Shades of Blue) Bio Data: The 22 year old, 5 '10" Senegalese model is one of the young, and exciting models we love in the industry. She has worked for brands such as as Marcelo Burlo[...]

8 Days to the First Ever Plus-size Fashion Week Africa Live in Lagos

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Plus-size Fashion Week Africa (PFWA), is a first of its kind fashion runway show that highlights plus size models and apparels. The event will feature runway shows, exhibitions, business talks, fashion enterprise on skills acquisition as well as diet talks. PFWAfrica is aimed at maximising the growing focus of the plus-size fashion industry and also the prom[...]

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 [...]

"I Got Rejected By at Least 10 Agencies," says Top Model Alyssa Traore

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Africa is truly blessed!! We have so many beautiful talents all over the world that it is almost impossible to profile everyone. Well, for us at Zen, we make it our duty to know them and to tell their stories. From features in French GRAZIA to walking the runways for Hansen & Gretel, Sass & Bide and ALBUS LUMEN; this stunning model has us all star st[...]

Check Out Aphia Sakyi's Amazing Necklace Collection Inspired By Ghanaian Queens Feat. Top Model Kukua

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Top Ghanaian Accessory brand Aphia Sakyi debuts it’s latest collection entitled ‘Nhyria’ (pronounced ‘Enshrah’). The collection represents the status African queen and the various designs have manifested influences from various queens looks across the Ghanaian nation. The concept was also influenced by Ghana’s 60th Independence Anniversary. Th[...]

PHOTOS : African Fashion Week Nigeria

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The African fashion week Nigeria 2017 came to an end on Sunday June 4th, and it was a total success. The event took place at the Banquet Hall, National Art Theatre in Nigeria. Drawing and bringing together designers from across the country to showcase their designers on the runway in celebration of African culture diversity. Day two of the event wa[...]