• 4 Glamorous Outfits You’ll Want to Rock When the Ball Drops!


      For You Festive Ladies Out There, This is for You! 1. Satin Gown Pair this draped-front Korto Momolu gown with a cute pair of black open-toed heels, completing this glamorous look with a matching black clutch. Designer Dress by Korto Momolu 2. Gold & Strapless This classic dress is not too “over the top” and …

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  • African Designers Give a Twist to the “Little Black Dress”


    So, you’ve finally got your hair and makeup done. You have scrambled through your closet for hours and still have no idea what to wear? When everything seems to be the end of your night,there’s always that one faithful back-up that never fails: the little black dress. We thought we would share with you a …

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  • A Dime A Dozen

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      In honor of 12/12/12 we present to you 12 influential African fashion designers who are putting African Fashion on the map. Click on their names below to learn more about them, show your support for African fashion and shop their collections. Tiffany Amber (Nigeria) Kofi Ansah (Ghana) Mataano (Somalia) Darryl Jagga (South Africa) Korto Momolu (Liberia) David Tlale (South Africa) …

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  • The Archetects: Why think outside the box?


    Designers of today’s generation are bringing styles from their continent to the rest of the world but with a modern twist making their designs appealing to the western eye. These Designers,  are however, not abandoning their roots, but rather embracing  new ideas of fashion trends, in order to expand. For instance, The Archetects a collaborative …

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  • Looking Back on 2012: Best Fashion Trends

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    With each new fashion season comes with it new trends of patterns, shapes, colors and styles, and etc. As 2012 nears its conclusion, we couldn’t help but take a look at some of the trends that made this year’s fashion scene memorable. Be sure to exhaust these trends before the new fashion season is upon …

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  • Albino Models Trending On The Runway

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    Harlem World Magazine recently wrote an article on the trending and influential use of albino models on catwalks across the globe. The article expressed and gave insight on problems individuals with albinism face, such as often being teased as children for the way they looked. Then you have the extreme cases like those in African countries …

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  • Holiday Wish List: Joy To The World, For Giving Us Etsy

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      Etsy is an online shopping website that focuses on handmade or vintage items as well as art and craft supplies. These items cover a wide range including art, photography, clothing, jewelry, food, bath and beauty products, quilts, knick-knacks, and toys. We are in love with the different African inspired pieces sold on the website; we …

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  • Holiday Wish List: All We Want For Christmas

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      This Christmas we are stepping out in style with shoes fashioned by African designers. The versatility of talent in the African fashion industry is unimaginable, here are a few our favorite kicks from the bunch. Mimi Plange & Manolo Blahnik / Custom made shoes for their Spring-Summer 2012 Collection.  Joseph Ntomp / Dressy sneaks for a metropolitan lifestyle. …

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  • Sewing A New Patch In Jeans and Denim – Edun + Diesel 2013

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    Diesel and Edun have teamed up to turn a new leaf in Denim. Created by Bono and his wife Ali Hewson, Edun has always been a company to embrace and incorporate its founders’ love for Africa into their production and fashion pieces. After travelling to Africa this past year, Renzo Rosso, founder of Diesel and …

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    button up blog

    Women are beginning to purse their lips and arch their eyebrows towards the traditionally male dominated knitwear called the button-up . Not because men look ravishing and delectable in it (we digress). But because women are now beginning to examine and explore the unique ways to wear the button up, but with a slight touch …

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