Fashion + Style

Makeup for Darker Skin

Most makeup companies create makeup for white women so it can be rather difficult to find makeup products that are tailored specifically for black skin tones. These days though, you’ll probably find several relatively new companies that have their niche …

“The Crowns of West Africa”

Head wraps have been referred to as the Crowns of West Africa. They’re practically a staple in West African traditional attire, be it small ties with African print or the elaborate Gele used for special occasions. The head wraps always …

Printed Shoes

African Print has permeated all facets of fashion. I love all the ways it pops up, but I especially love the print on shoes because it’s such a refreshing and nouvelle concept. An African printed shoe is guaranteed to have …

FlyVa in Yo’ Hair

I only started making weaves a couple of years ago. Earlier on, all I had ever carried were braids. But now, I’m reverting to a default braided hairstyle once again. I love braids for two main reasons – they are …

Asibelua

Asibelua’s latest collection has found me noticing the brand for the first time. The amazing and creative mix of prints is quite admirable. You can see that the director, Fati Asibelua, has loads of talent and her prestigious training …

Online Marketplace

In recent years, the African continent has experienced a significant amount of international recognition in its art and fashion industry. It’s been a wonderful sight to behold, especially as so many creative businesses are being found and founded. Unexpectedly, the …

Come Style With Alex Folzi

Alex Folzi is fast becoming synonymous with classic leather goods. The Canada-based brand represents much more than leather though. They represent originality and representation of culture. Their renown briefcases ooze creativity – from the brand’s logo to the electric colors, …

Pocket Squares in Ankara

Amir and Ajanaku collaborate to create their lovely bespoke pocket squares. I imagine they would look perfect in a simple and casual suit. Not too shabby. **************** Website: Ajanaku Shop: Here…

I See A Different You

I See A Different You is a band of three guys that are dedicated to showcasing style and scenes of their native South Africa. I love to see Men’s style done right and these guys have definitely gotten it right. …

Sabrina Henry

Sabrina Henry is an accomplished and experienced fashion stylist. She has contributed to many reputable fashion magazines including Dossier Journal, Fault, Glass, i-D, Twenty6 and Arise. Her clients have ranged from musicians and actors to fashion houses. Her editorial, ‘Solid …