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posted on 08/10/16

New Music: Mr. Solutions – Baby Oku Dance – Up-and-coming afrobeat artist, Mr. Divine Solutions is sharing his love for African music with his latest track “Baby Oku Dance”. This must be THE Afrobeat dance anthem for the summer.    The single infuses a mixture of traditional African music and Afrobeat. Mr. Solutions (real name […]

posted on 04/18/16

We Are Back Online: Well, it has been nearly six months since anyone at elegancy101.com has posted any new content and even then, the posts were sporadic for about 4 months prior.   So today I am happy to announce that we are going to try and return to regular blogging. The goal is to […]

posted on 08/14/15

WIN 2 TICKETS TO AFWA 2015 BY UPLOADING A NATURAL HAIR SELFIE – It’s time to glam up and watch local and international models parade the best of African design on the Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam 2015 catwalk.    Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam will take place from the 28th august to 30th of August at The Royal […]

posted on 08/12/15

Spotlight on Hair – Africa Fashion Week London 2015 – As far as African style goes, Africa Fashion Week London yields some of the best, most original, fashion eye candy. This time we hit Olympia London to find the coolest new ways to rock curly, coily and kinky tresses. From twisted updos to fluffy curls, […]

posted on 08/11/15

Africa Fashion Week London 2015 Event Recap – Last weekend, elegancy101 & the Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam team had the opportunity to attend the 5th anniversary of Africa Fashion Week London.      Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) is Europe’s largest event of African-inspired fashion. AFWL was first conceived to increase the visibility and create a platform for contemporary and […]

posted on 08/10/15

BHTS – Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam 2015 Campaign – Are you coming to the largest catwalk event for African and African-inspired designs? We’ll be presenting the countdown series exclusively on elegancy101.com. Today, we will bring you behind the scenes of the official Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam Campaign Shoot. The campaign shoot, which was sponsored by Holland Textiles NL and African […]

posted on 07/20/15

The Pop Art Fashion Presentation By David Paulus – Hey Hey!! It’s been an exceedingly busy past few weeks for elegancy101.com. We we’re pleased to be invited to a fashion presentation by a supremely talented designer David Paulus. The Pop Art collection SS15 / 16 presentation was held in Amsterdam, The netherlands at a artsy […]

posted on 05/26/15

Inside the world of a fashion illustrator – I love fashion illustration and at the moment one of my favourite artists in this field is Jennefer Kempenaar. Her muse is the contemporary urban woman, and whether she walks the dog in chic streets or sips coffee from a French Cafeteria, her style is unique and […]

posted on 03/16/15

Curls On Fleek – Natural Hair Style Inspiration – It has been a week since Miss Black Hair 2015 Daya Maduro has won the title. During the event, it was fun to gather to commune and support one another on this journey of relaxer-free hair! The crowed was comprised of all naturals, from the most […]

posted on 03/12/15

Miss Black Hair 2015: AND THE WINNER IS…. – The first edition of the beauty competition, Miss Black Hair, came to an end on Sunday, 8th March with the award ceremony held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Daya Maduro is declared winner of the first edition of the competition which promotes natural hair. She outstrips Cheriva Saro and […]


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