Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Reppin Africa: Ghanian architect David Adjaye - Shows Furniture Collection & Talks Architects in Africa
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Monday, October 28, 2013
|Dpipertwins Fall/Winter 2013/14 collection is online! Their designs consist of cocktail dresses in sequins and sparkle mixed with sheer and velvet fabric, bare midriff tops and metallic pieces which will be an asset for all the holiday parties lined up around the corner.|
Thursday, October 24, 2013
|Lets take it back to Africa! YEVU clothing is a brand that just got developed in Ghana in 2013. They just released their lookbook that puts its focus on real African prints. Its an ethically produced collection that consist of Bombers, matchy-matchy sets and high-waisted skirts all in gorgeous prints all sourced in West Africa.|
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Thursday, October 17, 2013
|Rihanna is in the middle of her world tour as she showed off her South African flag on her nail during her trip in South Africa. She captioned the picture with, “Hellooo Mama Africa, how are you?” Should we answer that question?|
Discussion: Blacks Spend More On Fashion Compared With White Counterparts! Should This News Be Relevant?
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
|Established in 2009, as a small independent company based in Ghana and Nigeria, iamISIGO by Bubu Ogisi created a striking awareness of how African culture can be fused with an audacious but yet minimal design aesthetic. Now based in Paris the womenswear brand, iamISIGO, debuts its autumn/winter 13/14 collection.|
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
|Our style of The Day is Reppin Africa in a matching tribal crop top and a pencil maxi skirt! She is striking a cute pose for the photographer while enjoying the nature and looking at the landscape. Do we DIG this look? Leave your opinion after the jump:|
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
|Amber Rose was chilling in NAIJA, Africa while rocking a futuristic zigzag buzz cut. She is so beautiful, you can almost excuse this haircut. Do we get it? No! Does is suit her? Absolutely! Take a look at more pictures:|
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
|N’kya Designs is presenting ‘OHEMAA’. ‘Ohemaa’ means ‘Queen’ in the Ghanaian Language Twi. The collection is strongly influenced by the ‘Obaa’ collection and is inspired by the qualities of a woman. Take a look at it after the jump:|
Riccardo Tisci was all about mainstream fashion last season, see the explosion of designer sweatshirts and bomber jackets everywhere. Now he is bringing us African and Asian inspired gowns with no prints, no panthers, nor a single sweatshirt.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
|The collection of “Le Collane di Betta” necklaces represents a unique fusion of ancient mystique, natural form and sensuous symbolism. Traditional African design has always had a strong influence on fashion, and a number of our favorite designers have experimented. Elisabetta Capolino, creator of “Le Collane di Betta” is a good example.|
Saturday, August 17, 2013
|Ethnic influences embolden ‘50s silhouettes. Preppy separates smarten quirky details. Haitian-Italian designer Stella Jean creates clothing that clashes diverse cultures as much as it does eclectic prints. This fall 2013 collection dances to a global rhythm without missing a fashionable beat. She is indeed reppin Africa because she often uses her Creole heritage as a point of reference for vibrant ready-to-wear. Take a look at her look book after the jump:|
Monday, July 22, 2013
Global fashion retailer H&M is set to open up a shop in South Africa! The world’s second-largest fashion chain, has signed a lease to open a store in Mall of Africa in Johannesburg, and is working to find a way to open in the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town! Let the African takeover BEGIN!
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
|Beyonce is covered in metallic glitter and reppin Africa in the latest july 2013 issue of Flaunt Magazine! She is photographed by Tony Duran. Take a look at the spread after the jump:|
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Elegancy101 finally decided to combine both topics in a special summer diary segment. London is the place to be in the summer for the true fashionista! But, every girl hopes to keep calm while traveling..... Here are our personal traveling tips that all fashionista's need to know about!
Osei Duro’s Panel Skirt in Green Rubics and a chiffon blouse from Nigerian label, Maki Oh . She is reppin Africa from head to toe. Better WERK!
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Baddie Bey is in the building! Beyonce was mixing "tribal" prints in an affordable UR 19.42 Tribal Crop Tee E and an unavailable Chevron Print Tube Skirt! She finished her look with stylish black pumps and a black fedora hat. Tribal print looks so good on her.... what do you think?!
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Ghanaian Kente print skater skirt.