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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, …

Fela’s Queens

James Petrozzello celebrates the beauty and creative originality of the Fela Queens, who danced and sang backup for Fela Kuti. “I have long been a fan of Fela Kuti – the musician, the political figure, the icon,” James told Okayafrica. …

Culture, Color and Conscience from Autumn Adeigbo

Autumn Adeigbo is characterized by 3 Cs – Culture, Color, and Conscience. These are what inspire Autumn Adeigbo, the creative director of the fashion label. Since launching their African-inspired capsule collection 2 years ago, the brand has been in demand …

The Ankara Revolution

Ankara, the colorful African print has come a long way. Only a few years ago, the fabric was used to make unappealing (at least to young girls) traditional styles characterized by simple blouses and skirts/wrappers. This is not the case …

Ajak Deng in Another Magazine

CLIENT: Another Magazine STYLIST: Cathy Edwards PHOTOGRAPHER: Paolo Roversi MODEL: Ajak Deng…

Bursts of Color

Martha Violante is a fashion stylist extraordinaire. Her work is truly inspiring if you’re looking to delve into showcasing your creativity through your clothes. This styling below is from her portfolio and is particularly my favorite; it is a celebration …

Peace Images of Africa

I first found Peace Images jewelry when i was looking for features for our Features Blog. The originality and creativity that Peace puts into her work can be seen so clearly. Africa is a big part of her creative …

Dapper and Quirky

I found some really dapper and fab people and style on Jak and Jil. I just had to share this eye candy over here. Style is sometimes all about the details- a quirky accessory in an otherwise conventional outfit …