Thursday, May 31, 2012
Check our trend spotter rocking the indian glam headpiece! She looks on spot, are you feeling her look? (Be our next Trend Spotter and send a picture of you rocking the latest trend to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Former “Love & Hip Hop” reality star Emily Bustamante was in Miami with Draya this weekend and made an appearance at Club Play. She showed off her new ombre look and her gorgeous curves in the sold out $300 Faster by Mark Fast stretch mesh dress that features a tasselled hemline and contoured circular cut outs to the sides. Do you like the ombre look on her?
Monday, May 28, 2012
South African fashion lovers, WAKE UP! Cause there is a new on webshop online with exclusive brands and free delivery! ZANDO.co.za is South Africa’s most comprehensive online fashion store. With both local and international brands, they offer excellent customer service, high-quality products and a unique online shopping experience.
Loreen Talhaoui a 28 year old swedish singer from Moroccan descent won the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, Azerbaijan. She was representing Sweden as she rack up a total of 327 points. The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual competition held among active member countries of the European Broadcasting Union. It is also one of the most watched non-sporting events in the world, with audience figures having been quoted in recent years as anything between 100 million and 600 million internationally.
Say hello to the G.O.O.D. Music crew! Kanye posed for a photo with all of his label signees on the set of his new short film ‘Cruel Summer,’ which was shot in Qatar. The photo includes (From left to right), Pusha T, NIGERIAN POP SENSATION D'BANJ(Reppin Africa), 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Mr. Hudson, Teyana Taylor, Hit-Boy and CyHi The Prynce all dressed in matching Middle Eastern/Egyptian garb. Arent we proud that G.O.O.D. Music is getting the Afrobeat scene out there?
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Friday, May 25, 2012
German basketball inspired sports and streetwear brand K1X is introducing their women’s line called K1X Shorty. Their clothes are inspired by dancing and the hip hop lifestyle. So they satisfy all the ambitious needs of active young women. Colorful, edgy, sporty but sexy are their keywords. Check their look book after the jump:
We've been giving neon colors side-eye since for a while, but you’re not sure how to pull it off now that you’re not 12 anymore. Can it be done? Absolutely. Get some background information about neon and its evolution:
Uzo Vn is a fashion couture brand, which follows no trends born from the strong connection of heritage between the designer ‘Vivienne Nwosu’ and her motherland Nigeria. Vivienne Nwosu is a graduate of ‘The University of Arts London’ (Formerly known as the London Institute). She obtained a degree in the discipline of ‘Fashion Design Technology’.
Miss West Africa's Stella Bangura, 2011 2nd Runner Up.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Draya was seen in a pale yellow strapless maxi dress by Silence & Noise. The $119 (approx. 95 euros) strapless slightly sexy, but demure and sweet dress features a sweetheart neckline, double slits at the front for movement, and a ruched bust. Get the dress after the jump:
Are you enjoying the sun? Here are some pictures of Lais Ribeiro showing some Bikini action for Nordstrom. If you are into this outfits purchase it online via the webshop Nordstrom. Lais Ribeiro above is wearing a La Blanca ‘Glimmer Girl’ Shirred One Piece Bandeau Swimsuit and Cara Accessories Metal & Fabric Mixed Bangles.
Rihanna performed on American Idol with another new hairdo. After arriving on stage in a pyramid, the songstress showed her straight bangs with a dreaded ponytail. With her smoky eyes and her midrif exposed, the singer lead a team of sexy dancers through her "Where Have You Been" performance. YAY or NAY?
Are you looking for statement jewelry for the summer? Look no further than MYOB. These pieces make everybody's head turn. The earrings are works of art. If you keep the outfit simple and wear one of these pieces you will be most fashion forward 4 sure.
Olu Maintain is back with a brand new track. This time he is reppin all the NAWTi women (Natural African Woman Totally Inspiring). The video stars bad girl AKA Miss I Run La, Natalie Nunn. Listen to it after the jump:
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
On this lovely sunny day, we'll like to share our new Hairstyle of the Day. She chose for the color "crazy" pink. Love the way you combined your hair with the pink make-up and pink top. What do you think? (Be our next Style of the Day and send your picture to email@example.com)
YAY! Styled by YOU celebrates its 1st Anniversary. Styled by YOU! welcomes all individuals in the fashion world for their event: stylists, fashion designers, fashion bloggers, models, PR agencies, photographers, fashion addicts, socialites and entrepreneurial personalities. They want to celebrate the 1st anniversary event with everyone. The first 150 people will receive a goodie bag. So, make sure you'll be on time! More info below.
Be at the head of of the fashion game and add a Captain’s Hat to your accessories. We adore chicks with the boldness to change up their style. Although the trend died about a year ago, Seize the opportunity to start a trend of your own. By doing this you can always wear the badge of "trendsetter" proudly.
Alicia Keys was recently spotted at The Billboard Music Awards wearing a design by Azzedine Alaia Couture, Repossi earrings, a Jennifer Fisher hand piece, Brian Atwood heels and a bold braided updo. Do you love her braid so much? Follow step-by-step notes on exactly how to create Alicia's braided masterpiece after the jump.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
UK Based Fashion Brand Mimi Lee London Unveil its Showroom in Lagos this Saturday. The brain behind the fashion house/its creative director - Mimi Hassan. The brand was seen on some top Nigerian celebrities and socialites including Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Omowunmi Akinnifesi, Goldie, Eku Edewor, Tiwa Savage and many more. Watch their Summer 2012 Collection TV Ad after the jump.
Fish pedicures is a bizarre beauty ritual but with shady animal-welfare considerations. During a treatment customers place their feet in tanks of warm freshwater containing dozens of toothless Garra rufa fish, which are about the size of minnows. They are also known as doctor or nibble fish. They suck and gently nibble away at dry and dead skin. The end result is said to leave your feet feeling refreshed and healthy. But is it really that healthy?
Nas is covering the June/July 2012 issue of Complex magazine with the caption, ‘Life Is Good’, which is also the title of his forthcoming album. He is reppin Africa by wearing an African Inspired shirt by Woolrich Woolen Mills. His tank is by Polo Ralph Lauren, shorts by Rocawear, boots by Timberland and Hat by Kangol. Did he kill it, what do you think?
YES! The sun has finally arrived and it really feels like summer. This means that its time to splurge some bikini's. Cassie strikes sexy poses in neon bandeau bathing suits in Vibe Magazine’s sultry July 2011 issue. If you care to copy her look for a sweltering summer day, we’ve got you covered:
Monday, May 21, 2012
Need more African inspired earrings to lust after? Today we are showing some flicks of Poema Jones African inspired handmade earrings. She was recently part of a photoshoot campaign that was organized with the aim to give people a positive reflection of ethnic fashion.
You go ESTELLE! The red jacket with the turquoise shoes is very striking. She performed at Milan’s Forum di Assago, and dined afterwards with shoe designer Brian Atwood. She went out in his designs offcourse and snapped a click in her $350 (approx. 274 euros) B Brian Atwood Fontanne Suede and Snake Print Platform Pumps:
Ella & Gabby officially launched its Autumn/Winter 2012 Collection at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island in Lagos Nigeria. Lagos fashionistas such as Ono Bello, Franka Asindi, Ezinne Chinkata, Toyin Lawani, Lilian Unachukwu and Veronica Odeka all came out in style to support the brand headed by Ada Mgbudem. Take a look:
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Bernard (Desmond Elliot) and Ike (Joseph Benjamin) are friends and partners at BlueQuest a firm that they run together. They have a friendly rivalry when it comes to picking up girls. Ike and Bernard make a bet that if Ike sleeps with Delphine (Mona Lisa Chinda) a gorgeous divorcee that has sworn off men he will get 5 percent of Bernards’s company shares and if not he will give up 5 percent of his own shares which means that the person who wins will have a controlling share of the company.
Author Toya Wright tweeted a photo of herself with a fishtail braid wound into a top knot. She was looking funky as she color blocked with her pale yellow, semi-sheer Red Haute Slouchy Mandarin Collar Sheer Shirt , $1,495 Jimmy Choo Letitia Platform Sandals in coral, and light wash skinny jeans.
We have a new Hairstyle of the Day! Her look is very EDGY! We love the blond ombre afro. It looks like she is heading for two trends at the same time, the new curly hair trend and the ombre hair. You go girl! Are you feeling her look? Rate below. Be our next Hairstyle of the Day and send your picture to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Virgos Lounge launched their summer collection in collaboration with Topshop. The collection launched at the retail giant’s flagship store on Oxford Circus. For those who are unable to get to the store, dont worry. The summer collection is available to purchase online at www.virgoslounge.com. Take a look at the look book.
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Vogue Black Italia shares an insight into the life of Menaye Donkor, Miss Ghana 2004, Model and Aspiring Actress committed to social causes. She is also partner of AC Milan soccer player Sulley Muntari.
On Thursday 3rd May 2012, the ever so gorgeous Nigerian actress Genevieve Nnaji and her friends gathered at Sip Lounge, Victoria Island, Lagos to throw the starlet a fabulous surprise party. Are you feeling her look?:
Friday, May 18, 2012
Ghanian actress Yvonne Nelson was recently spotted with a new hair do. I guess she follows the crowd with the uprising dramatic curly hair trend. She was on the set of her new movie “Single & Married“. The movie which is directed by Pascal Amanfo also features Nigerian TV Presenter turned actress Tana Adelana.
Although she is low on talent, she is real value in the entertainment world wearing high on fashionista outfits! She was leaving her hotel room in Cannes where the Paparazzi snapped her in a Salvatore Ferragamo Spring 2012 jumpsuit:
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Our new Style of the day is ready for the summer. Different, funky, we like! We’re sure not everyone will ‘get’ your look, but we can always appreciate someone willing to take sartorial risks. What do you guys think? Rate below! (Be our next Style of the Day and send your picture to email@example.com)
"It's Friday and I'm ready to sing pick up my girls and hit the party scene". Thats right, today is the day to put on your favorite party dress. Talking about partydresses, while we were in London we explored the nightscene at club Jalouse at the Cococure party. It was a straight up Afrobeat gig where the ladies dressed to impress. Check some of the outfits they were working with after the jump and dont forget to RATE them all:
Letting pollen drift in through open windows and using the wrong air filter can contribute to allergy flare-ups in spring, experts say. Over 80 million people in Europe have some form of allergic disease and their prevalence is increasing. according to the European Federation of Allergy and Airway Diseases Patients Association, they suffer from sneezing, sniffling, stuffiness and itchy eyes due to spring allergies. How can you avoid it?
Keri Hilson is following up the curly hair trend when she was spotted at the ATL Live on the Park season 3 opening last night. I dont know about the hair but the fab $68 (approx. 49 euros) Lotus Necklace by Melody Ehsani she’s rocking is so cute.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Are you planning to do your nailz. Get some nail inspiration from Cassie. She is a frequent stiletto nail shop visitor. Before her appearance on BET’s 106 and Park, she stopped by the Japanese based salon, , esNAIL for a set of stiletto nails with a ‘healthy gel’ base that is used to keep your nails healthy. Maybe you should try it, what do you think?
L’Uomo Vogue‘s May issue is dedicated entirely to the “rebranding of Africa,”. It delves into a topic rarely explored by fashion magazines: World politics! In fact, the whole issue is dedicated to the “rebranding of Africa”, and features the unlikely cover star of 67-year-old Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary General of the UN.
Who do we have here! Last weekend Basketball Wive Jennifer Williams was in Los Angeles for the taping of the reunion show as well as doing business for her own brand. After the reunion she catched up with other castmate member and "friend" Kenya Bell for dinner and drinks at Nobu Los Angeles. Jen was looking good in her bold red Pre-Fall 2012 Valentino strapless jumpsuit. More pictures after the jump:
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Naija star D'banj is on the RISE. Ever since his official “Oliver Twist” single dropped online, his buzz has been escalating. The single “Oliver Twist” is debuting at No.9 on Itunes UK Top 100 Downloads. He is really making a name for himself, not only in Africa but worldwide! Check the song after the jump and make sure you download it:
Known for her lead roles in hit African movies such as Beyonce The Presidents Daughter, King is Mine, Sacred Lies, Agony of Christ, and several others, the Ghanian star Nadia Buari was living it up in Houston and Dallas to meet and mingle with fans. Does she look hot or not: