Fashion + Style

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 …

Afro Hair

When I see hair like these, I just want to throw my relaxer away and get on with the big chop. But somehow, me being me, my natural hair would probably look pathetic. Still though, I find these photographs to …

Mara’s Tribal Swimwear

The tribal swimwear has been a popular trend for about a year now. Everyone is making it, everyone is wearing it, from big international labels to independent and obscure ones. What I like most about the trend is that it’s …

The Natural State

Lately, there has been an explosion in advocacy for natural hair as opposed to relaxed hair on African women. There have been online radio debates, strong-worded blog posts and comments, and general arguments focused on natural Vs relaxed. The virtues …