Collection + Lookbook

Stella Jean Spring 2014

Stella Jean is an ethical fashion brand that has redefined patterns in every single one of their collections. Their signature has become a beautiful mess of prints and patterns, differing in every way…colors, textures, and design. Each piece in itself …

Nyumbani Design SS14

Nyumbani Design is a Tanzanian-based jewelry brand that catches your eye immediately! Their latest label encapsulates the brands signature warm colored wooden jewelry, all of which are hand-carved with locally sourced wood from many different indigenous Tanzanian trees. This makes …

11 Voltaire by IAmIsigo

I’m so glad to see the return of IAmIsigo. After a long Haitus, the brand is back in business with their 11 Voltaire collection. The style of the brand has remained largely the same, much to my delight. The pieces …

Jason Porshe unveils its new 2014 collection – “Skyfall”

Jason Porshe has been one of our favorite Nigerian menswear brands for a long time. All their collections to date have been epitomes of the confident and bold man, unafraid of color and unafraid of standing out. The brand recently …

The Gentleman by Oberima Afriyie

The Menswear brand, Oberima Afriyie, is powerful. The pieces in the latest collection is diverse – from leather biker jackets and tailored shirts, to woolen grandfather ones. But each of them says ‘gentleman’ and shows that there is little …

Girls of Blaze

Solange Knowles, one of our most beloved African print fashion icons, recently partnered with Puma and a few designers (one of them being Nigerian born sisters William Okpo) to design these fabulous colorful sneakers. It’s interesting to see …

Oliberte Winter 2013

The sustainable brand Oliberté released its latest Winter 2013 collection. The pieces consist of boots, sandals, wingtips, and the famous South African vellies. The company makes all its products in sub-Saharan Africa, currently Ethiopia, and helps support worker’s rights …

Street Etiquette – SlumFlower

Street Etiquette has been my favorite male style blog for the longest time. The ‘dynamic duo’ have collaborated with Visual Supply Company (VSCO) to release SlumFlower, an editorial in the form of a short film. They also showcased the …

Silhouette of Power

Anita Quansah is a Ghanian label well known for their statement necklaces. Actually, labeling their products as mere necklaces is erroneous… Anita Quansah creates art that women can wear. I always feel like anyone with an Anita Quansah piece is …

Oversized Tribalism

The Ghanaian fashion label, Barkers-Woode, released their Oversized Tribalism collection, much to our viewing and wearing pleasure. The collection is characterized by tribal print in minimalist designs. I am partial to this design in particular, so it’s no surprise …