• A new generation envisioned by Senegalese Label Selly Raby Kane

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    The spirit of a new generation is being born that is assertive, rebellious, free spirited, and sophisticated. This is the generation of Selly Raby Kane, a contemporary clothing line created in 2008 by Senegalese designer Selly Raby. These characteristics are vibrantly shown throughout the brand with a strong influence of worldly details. However, the strength of the brand comes …

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  • Your not too late! Our top 5 favorite Father’s Day gifts

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    I know we’re late but it seems like that is the deal with father’s day in general. The chaos for father’s day is completely the opposite, if not non-existent,  compared to the chaos of mother’s day. Sometimes that effects how we elevate the celebration of the male figures in our life. Well wether you missed …

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  • Grey Velvet presents official campaign “Chateau Grey Velvet”

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    Grey Velvet, Nigeria’s leading fashion retail chain, unveils “Chateau Grey Velvet”, a campaign featuring modern and chic clothing that epitomizes all the company has to offer. Grey Velvet provides the very best of premium Nigerian fashion hosting brands of the best  aesthetic  and quality. Brands featured in the campaign include Grey, Ejiro, Amos Tafiri, Bland2Glam, Orange Culture, Ituen Basi, Fia …

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  • Access to Accessories. Jewelry Designer Maureen Vorswijk of Mauke V


    Jewelry designer Maureen Vorswik, founder of the Fashion Startup Mauke has an amazing craft: the abitility to create intricate necklaces and chokers that adorn your neck with a natural elegance. Pieces are made from sterling silver, 14 kt gold, a variety of hand picked gemstones from Africa and natural material as leather cords . Her collection includes: handcrafted and hand-polished jewelries, handmade headpieces and feather necklaces. Her work has been crowned by Vogue, Cosmopolitan, and coveted by fashion bloggers.

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  • Asos Africa : Fashion Must Haves


    Tis the season for maxi dresses, jumpsuits, and wide leg pants. And we’re bringing you a list of must-have trends and styles from Africa, compliments of our partnership with Asos! From the runways of Asos into our closets, here are pieces you need (em em, aka you may want to wear to New York Fashion Week Africa 2016 in September). These styles are part of the Eco Edit, by ASOS Africa Made in Africa Collaboration with Chichia and their partner SOKO Kenya.

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  • Business of Fashion : Designer Hassan lfaziz’s Vision For Fashion


    African Fashion Designer Hassan Alfaziz is from Ghana and his most recent collection Ashasie SS16 gives us an in depth look at what Africa has to offer.

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  • Who Decides Inspiration From Africa: Revisiting Junya Watanabe Spring 2016 Menswear


    Junya Watanabe, a well-known Japanese designer who works under the auspice of Comme des Garçons, presented his mens’ collection in Paris on June 26. The inspiration of his collection? Africa.  The casting of models were ‘unblemished’ by black models. Models were shackled with artifacts, however, then lambasted with vibrant prints and patterns–all in attempt to …

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    Cultural Fashionistas globally exploded with excitement on social media when Naturi Naughton made an appearance at the BET Awards in an African inspired printed dress.  Kyemah’s McEntyre’s Fashion and Design Career is off to a great start and former teen star Naturi Naughton is her first celebrity client. The star wore a gorgeous tangerine orange …

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  • Zimbabweans Who Rock Globally In Style


    Zimbabwe Fashion Week is coming up in September. In honor of the platform and its 2015 theme, “Fashion Redefined”, we shed light on Zimbabweans redefining the world’s perception of Africa globally. For many years, mainstream media, fashion, and lifestyle brands have looked to Africa for inspiration. However, there is a lack of praise surrounding Africa …

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  • Travel African Style, With Zim Ugochukwu. The Nigerian Travelista


      This ankara print suitcase is certainly our travel companion of the year, but an even BETTER companion would be Travel Noire’s founder Zim Ugochukwu. Upon landing, and arriving at IjinleAfrica.com, we read her story, evaluated our audience, and were forced to see our community as a fusion of Travelistas and Fashionistas alike whose  common …

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