Fashion + Style

Solange in Complex

Solange wows us once again with these shots of her in Complex Magazine. It’s quite nice since Superwoman Beyonce’s Afro-queen little sister blazing her own trail in her own niche! Check out the editorial below: See more on Complex …

South Africa: The Quirky Ngwevela

Funeka Ngwevela is the well known fashion and style blogger from South Africa. Her blog is sure to be on any best African fashion blog list there is. She has won so many awards that I’m green with envy; from …

Cameroon: Stylish Like Simply Cyn

Cynthia, the style blogger responsible for the popular style blog called Simply Cyn (a.k.a Addicted2Etsy) was born and raised in Cameroon, and her love for the country shines through in unexpected places in her blog – whether she is recalling …

Miranda Reloaded

Vogue Brazil, February 2013 Models: Mirte Maas, Suzane & Suzana Photographer: Giampaolo Sgura Stylist: Anna Dello Russo This editorial features African print at its finest!…

Inspired Shades

We’ve seen African print everywhere – from textiles, outfits, shoes, interior decoration, bags, jewellery, notebooks, etc. And it still hasn’t gotten old! Somehow, glasses done up in African print aren’t too common-place, so even though we’re not tired of this …

Senait for Be

Senait Gidey goes retro for Be Magazine…

Turkana Jewellry Shot by Lafforgue

These spectacular images of the Turkana tribe of North-Western Kenya were taken by talented photographer Eric Lafforgue. (The Turkana are the second biggest pastoralist tribe in Kenya, after the Maasai). What fascinates me most about the series is how …

How to Rock your Prints

2012 was definitely the year of prints and designers from the African Diaspora. Africa-inspired designs and textiles popped-up everywhere; outfits and accessories from Jewel by Lisa, Autumn Adeigbo, Boxing Kitten and many other designers rocked the red carpets and the …

Wild Cat for Vogue Paris

Anais Mali for Vogue Paris. And given the retro look of the editorial, I don’t feel bad for posting this almost a year late!…

Jozi Maboneng

Client: Elle South Africa Model: sharleen dziire (g3) Photographer: ross garrett (lampost) Stylist: poppy evans Make-up: lesley whitby (infidels) Hair: kevin epstein…