• Designer to watch: Kepha Maina

    As the African fashion industry grows immensely it can get a little crowded. Designers from all over the continent are striving to showcase their talents to the world and push for their voices to be heard. One rising African designer whose clothes speak for themselves is Kenyan designer Kepha Maina. Kepha Maina just released his Spring/Summer …

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  • Golden Coast: Choolips new collection from Ghana

    Choolips is an amazing textile and garment brand working intimately with artisans from around the world. Choolips released their core collection called   “Golden Coast”, named after its production base by the Gold Coast in Ghana, West Africa. The textiles are hand printed with Ghanaian Batik techniques in an array of soft palette pinks and greens bursting with yellow …

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  • Kenyan creatives release short fashion film “To catch a dream”

    “To Catch a Dream” is a short film created by Kenyan art collective The Nest. The film, written and directed by Niorobi artist Jim Chuchu, ‘To Catch a Dream” tells the story of Ajuma (embodied by iconic Kenyan model Ajuma Nasenyana), a widow whose sleep is disturbed by a recurring nightmare. As medicine is no help, Ajuma …

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  • Africa Athleisure: Culturally inspired Sportswear

    There is no better time to get into shape than the summer! With the many tempting foods and grand adventures you will be consuming this summer your health must not be compromised, so that you can eat more and enjoy more ofcourse. Here are some of our favorite culturally inspired sportswear brands that will encourage …

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  • An example of true possibilities: Nigerian Label Remay Couture showcases in Sweden

    Nigerian based fashion label Remay Couture is expanding its global influence into Sweden. This past June, Remay Couture recently unveiled its 2016 collection at the Gavle Moter Afrika, an even hosted by the Rapatac Organization in Gavle. Sweden. Many designers from Africa showcased and Remay Couture  stood as one of representatives of Nigeria.   The collection received quite the applause for its unique …

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  • A new generation envisioned by Senegalese Label Selly Raby Kane

    The spirit of a new generation is being born that is assertive, rebellious, free spirited, and sophisticated. This is the generation of Selly Raby Kane, a contemporary clothing line created in 2008 by Senegalese designer Selly Raby. These characteristics are vibrantly shown throughout the brand with a strong influence of worldly details. However, the strength of the brand comes …

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  • Your not too late! Our top 5 favorite Father’s Day gifts

    I know we’re late but it seems like that is the deal with father’s day in general. The chaos for father’s day is completely the opposite, if not non-existent,  compared to the chaos of mother’s day. Sometimes that effects how we elevate the celebration of the male figures in our life. Well wether you missed …

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  • Grey Velvet presents official campaign “Chateau Grey Velvet”

    Grey Velvet, Nigeria’s leading fashion retail chain, unveils “Chateau Grey Velvet”, a campaign featuring modern and chic clothing that epitomizes all the company has to offer. Grey Velvet provides the very best of premium Nigerian fashion hosting brands of the best  aesthetic  and quality. Brands featured in the campaign include Grey, Ejiro, Amos Tafiri, Bland2Glam, Orange Culture, Ituen Basi, Fia …

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  • Cameroonian-American brand NYORH AGWE promotes individuality

    As a Cameroonian- American nomad, Nyorh Agwe knows a thing or two about losing self and why it is so important to find it. She states, ” Way too many people try to tell you who you are or ought to be and often that definition starts with appearance.” Nyorh Agwe has been manipulating fashion as …

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  • Prints that do good and look good: Meet fashion’s best friends

      Prints can be tricky! And not all of us are slim and tall. But that does not mean you can’t pull off  wearing prints effortlessly! Here are some style guidelines when you’re thinking of adding prints to your looks.  Stripes Stripes are a timeless print and a must-have-closet-essential. You only need to remember this; horizontal …

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