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 […]

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12 Places To Visit In Marrakech As A Solo Tourist  – Not to long ago I did some exploring in North-Africa. I’ve been to Morocco before but I always wanted to explore Marrakech all by myself. In this blog I will tell you what kind of things you should be looking forward to do in […]

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70ties Inspired Outfit Ideas For “By The Creek” Festival – When it comes to laidback festivals in the summer sunshine, continental Europe is your playground. Today we have our spotlights on the urban friendly  By The Creek Festival in The Netherlands. The festival takes place at resort area Middelwaard close to Utrecht, in a natural surrounding with a […]

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5 Ways To Treat Stressed Induced Acne – Let’s face it, adulthood can be stressful. Although stress does not directly cause acne, research has uncovered that acne breakouts are more common when a person is stressed out or anxious. It seems impossible to eliminate stress from our daily lives, so what can you do about […]

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 Captain America Latest Movie Introduces African Superhero: Personally, I believe that Captain America is annoying and overrated but after I heard the movie’s present-day action opens in Nigeria with Captain America (Chris Evans) and his team of Avengers fighting bad guys in the sea of a busy Lagos market… I had to look twice. Captain […]

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 2 Brilliant Fashion Catalogues for Women: Thinking about ordering from a UK catalogue? Read this first! Here are two of the best fashion catalogues for women with information on how to open a credit account with these brands. 1. La Redoute La Redoute is one of the world’s longest-running catalogue retailers, with French-inspired fashion and a range […]

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Is It Harder To Support Black Businesses in Europe – Black communities in Europe are becoming more and more aware of their economic power, and they are also many who want to support or invest in black-owned businesses in their community, as do Chinese, Indian and Arabic communities around the world. But I’ve noticed that […]

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This turns Your Instagram Photos Into a Coloring Book: There is a new service called Color Me Book and it can turn your feed into a coloring book!    This online service is bringing adult coloring books to life and by the look of things it will become all the rage this year! Creator Cory Will told BuzzFeed what […]

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Kylie Jenner Debuts Her New Wig Collection: Just when we thought King Kylie was all out of hair colors, she surprised us yet again at Coachella this past weekend.  Kylie Jenner took to social media to reveal her first look. Shiny, new very bright peach locks that had everyone’s head turned at Coachella Music Festival […]

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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 […]

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Dec 8, 2015

1200 People Die Over Sneakers Every Year – Oh boy! Who knew there’s a dark side to sneaker culture! According to a documentary by GQ, 1200 people die each year because of sneakers.  This recent documentary on sneaker culture is called Sneakerheadz. The video suggests one factor in the violence is the marketing hype machine […]

Dec 7, 2015

Stand Out with Larimar – In a world of fast fashion, it’s the unique, original, and one-of-a-kind pieces that truly capture attention and help you stand out from the crowd. And one of the most effective ways of doing this is with the jewelry you wear. Choosing a statement piece in the form a necklace, […]

Dec 7, 2015

This Is Why Fake Eyelashes Damage Your Eyes – With the growth of makeup tutorials on Youtube and Instagram many folks are leaving behind their mascara to glue on strips and individual lash extensions for that extra glamorous look. Drugstores even reported a 12% increase sales in fake lashes.  But fake eyelashes may be doing […]

Dec 6, 2015

Can You Lose Weight By Wearing a Waist Trainer? – What if someone told you that you could lose weight and have a slim, hourglass figure by simply wearing a piece of clothing? Would you believe it? Well, someone told me this not too long ago. This latest diet trend involves wearing a waist trainer. […]

Nov 26, 2015

You Have Been Applying Your Perfume Wrong! – The difference between applying perfume correctly and incorrectly is dramatic, and can change the course of how your evening goes. Coco Chanel once said that a woman should apply perfume in those areas where she would like to be kissed. Although that is typical French she does […]

Nov 25, 2015

The 3D Nail Sweater Manicure – There is a new nail art trend in town! As temperatures start to drop, all we want to do is stay inside, snuggle up in a cozy sweater, and binge-watch Netflix. Thanks to nail technicians who like to keep their skills on fleek, you can now give your nails […]

Nov 24, 2015

The Story Behind Maria Borges Afro At VS Fashion Show – “AFRICA, this one is for you! I LOVE YOU,” Angolan supermodel Maria Borges wrote in an Instagram caption, adding the hashtags #MBmakinghistory and #afrohair. Maria made headlines on the Victoria Secret catwalk visibly dominated by straight-haired models, by ditching her extensions for her natural […]

Nov 23, 2015

 Ariana’s Covers Bald Spots With Hair Extensions – There was one thing missing at Ariana Grande’s amazing performance at the 2015 American Music Awards last night. Her half-up ponytail! In pony’s place was a long, curled mane that was center parted and held back with a handful of barrettes. While her hair may have been […]

Nov 18, 2015

New Emoji’s For Curly-Haired Ladies – A recent Dove hair study from Edelman Berland found that 82 percent of curly-haired ladies say they want to see more emoji options that actually look like them. So Dove partnered with Snaps and developed a curly-haired emoji keyboard and is available for free on the Apple App Store […]

Nov 17, 2015

  Join The “BOMB” Squad – Are you part of the bomb squad yet? If you haven’t already noticed, bomber jackets are having a bit of a fashion moment. It’s the most essential type of lightweight outerwear for the precarious Fall weather takeover. “Bombadier” jackets were first introduced in 1917, created by the US Army’s […]

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