It’s a fact: African fashion is becoming more part of the worldwide fashion. At least, international public personalities are wearing African, which includes personalities with African origin and also non-Africans. Take rapper Eve for example, who made an appearance wearing an African printed tunic. The reason for this worldwide expansion is that African fashion, such as Ankara(African wax) and other cultural attire are designed in western styles combined with for example an African head wrap. African fashion has proven to be more versatile especially within the last 5 years. Not to forget, African designers and African collections who are upcoming, such as Mina Evans, Wana Sambo, Boxing Kitten, Christie Brown and more. Discover the looks of international personalities who wear African. Read More
If you thought that African immigrants only reside in large cities of which the countries had colonial relations with Africa, you might want to think again. And if you though that African fashion outside of Africa is only present in London, Paris and New York, you might also want to think again. We have discovered the only African store in Lithuania, founded by a young Kenyan woman named Kenyan Eskedar T.W and her store is named Matihana. She produced a clothing line made with Ankara that has attracted the Lithuanian media and it’s called Moteris. We get quiet some chills when we consider Lithuania, but ms. Eskedar is making the temperature rise with her slammin’ African line. Read More
As we know, fashion is continuously changing. Being fashion forward or being fashion trendy (which means you buy all that is to-date), is not a bad thing at all. Yet for some it is hard to upkeep. In the midst of all these changes and new fashion inventions, we wondered: what are the classic fashion pieces that go with anything? We gathered a group of fashionistas to advice even the simplest women on how to keep a timeless look and we fetched some good answers on that one. The following 10 items, you just can’t afford not to have in your closet. Read More
You might have seen this particular High plateau shoe with no heel. You know, a goat feet look-a-like shoe, but than in a high form. That last one was not to ridicule the appearance of the shoe, but simply to describe it. Some call it the Night Walker and it made its first appearance about 2 years ago on the Runway. At that time, no normal person could get it through their thick skull to put their feet into that shoe, but 2 years later women actually do. The shoe which was then only available for the price of 1,900Eur and up and it is now available from the price of approximately 50EUR. Read More
If you haven’t spotted it by now, this will bring fabulous nail art under your radar. The last two years brought colorful nails in the spotlight, now fashion is taking it a little bit further with Nail art. Zebra, golden and/or sparkly, whether it’s Minx or just a funky print, they are fabulous at the moment. Think of it, we called it Ghetto years back. One tip: get your nail art! Below are various places where they are available. Read More
Braids have always been a part of our African culture. Think of it, there is probably no way where you can come from a trip to the Motherland without having done the good corn rolls or the twisted braids that have a length to your behind. That’s when everyone who has not seen you in a while can see that you are back from the Motherland. A trending topic is that the braids are back to the mainstream! It has been a while since the video I got five on it by Luniz was produced, which had them dancers wearing the long braids or the Salt n Pepa videos from the 90’s. Plus it has been a while since we have seen Brandy with them tiny braids. When we see it now in the popular videos, it’s back in the mainstream. Now it has.
Okay, Here is some news to the confused: there’s a new type of heels in fashion. Away with the small and tiny heels that make you dey tired at the end of the night when u go for clubbing. Welcome the heels with a backbone, which can make you go all night long. It’s like a 90’s déjavu: slight plateau, or absolutely none, an animal print with a stop blocking color ánd a stable heel! Read More