Fashion + Style

Tribal Art On Nails

The tribal trend really caught ground in 2011 and as far as I know, it’s still going strong. From clothing to accessories, tribal effects are a good way to represent your African culture and to send a message. It has …

I Love Being Black

I Love Being Black is an apparel line that promote self-love in the Black community. But to say they are an apparel line is actually inaccurate even though apparel is their product. What they are is a movement. Their website …

Fashion for Tomorrow

What makes any fashion label sustainable depends on how they operate. They build their culture and values of environmental friendliness right into their operations in a way that is fulfilling, even as it’s not convenient. Most clothing lines are made …

Zoe Love’s Funk

Zoe Love is an accessories label by two designers Michelle and Sharlene. I stumbled upon their online shop and I’m so hearting their Africa earrings. Their accessories are named really aptly, like Rude Gyal, Shakara Girl, Funky Fresh. The brand …

Nu Clean

CLIENT: Oyster Magazine  PHOTOGRAPHY: Milos Mali MODELS: Kuei & Akeer FASHION: Paul Bui …

Make Fufu Not War

Kayobi Clothing is an apparel line, most famous for their African-inspired tee with the slogan ‘Make Fufu Nnot War’. The line was ‘created to tell the African and Diaspora story through positive, vibrant and thought provoking imagery’. This mission is …

Global Gathering

CLIENT: Financial Times MODEL: Alek Wek PHOTOGRAPHER: Andrew Yee |Atelier Management…

Alem Das Nuvens

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Shingai Shoniwa’s Style

Shingai Shoniwa, the vocalist for The Noissettes, is known for two main things- her amazing voice, and her personal style (both on stage and off). The English-Zimbabwan woman shows off a mix of class, fierceness, and Africa. She’s got a …

Africa’s Runway Models

Beach Tomato came up with a list of African Models that everybody should know. These models have broken into the difficult world of high-class fashion, and stayed there. They are a welcome deviation from the usual/normal supermodel, and what’s more, …