Africa Fashion International’s Joburg Fashion Week Hits Melrose Arch

Formerly known as Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg, AFI Joburg Fashion Week took place from the 4th to 7th October in Melrose Arch and other historical sites around Johannesburg. The theme for this season was #AfroAsia in hopes of strengthening collaborations and relations between AFI and Tokyo Fashion Week which resulted in some Asian fashion brands…

Black Hair Matters Exhibition

Our black hair is amazingly versatile and can be styled in as many ways as possible but as black women we always find problems in our schools and workplaces. Black women in the workplace are always restricted when it comes to hairstyles, it can’t be “too wild” and “too colourful” or “unprofessional”. Hair Artist and…

Thou Art Woman: A Group Art Exhibition By Exceptional Women

9th of August 2018 marked the opening of MM Art House’s “Thou Art Woman”, a group exhibition by some of South Africa’s rising talents like; Teresa Firmino, Nompumelelo Ngoma, Olwethu De Vos, Kea Seema, Lerato Lodi and Althea Nzima. These women are very talented and it is great seeing them get spaces to show their…

Lebo Mphela Pioneers Black Owned Nail Polish Brand in South Africa

Nail grooming is a very important part of most women’s lives because women feel great when they have their nails filed and polished. It is also comes as no surprise that nail grooming is unisex as men have also started to take nail grooming seriously, salons and nails bars have had an influx of men…

BLVCK ELEMENT Drops Blue Feel

Johannesburg based denim brand Blvck Element has released a dope Autumn/Winter collection titled “Blue Feel”. The collection explores the different emotions associated with colour; the colour blue in particular. The look book is shot in Johannesburg Central Business District and one of Jozi’s oldest buildings is used as a backdrop for the shot and I…

ULove Lingerie: A Black Owned Brand

As a black African woman, I am always delighted to find other black African women who are not only great creators but are also venturing into industries that have just a handful or no black people at all. Lebohang Tsimo is a young black South African woman who owns and runs a lingerie brand called…

Best Looks From Accra Fashion Week

Accra Fashion Week presented it’s 3rd installment of an amazing fashion week featuring a number a great fashion designers from all over the world. Even though Accra Fashion Week has been operating for 3 seasons, they have managed to become one of the biggest fashion weeks in Ghana. Feast on some of my favourite looks…

Batuk’s Move! Music Video Is All Sorts Of Visual Goals

  BATUK consists of two very talented individuals, songstress Manteiga and producer and rapper Spoek Mathambo and they have released Move!, their latest single which has a very dope music video. Batuk is Manteiga’s collaboration with established electronic music producer Spoek Mathambo. Move! is an ode to the township roots that shaped the members of Batuk….