Centich Toko is a multi-disciplinary creative who makes Arts and Crafts ridiculously cool. There is nothing fashionably creative that her hands can’t do.
Category Archives: Hair
Blossom Twins:In Full Bloom
Black women’s hair is very versatile and flexible so it bends and moves to our wishes; so stylist and content creator Centich Toko and I came together in front of the camera to create this amazing project photographed by Lebogang Ditibane. In this shoot Centich had an Afro hair piece sown on top of herContinue reading “Blossom Twins:In Full Bloom”
Kipilipili Expo 2018 Promises To Bring The Best of Natural Products To Naturalistas In Dar Es Salaam
There has been an up surge in Africans all over the world dishing relaxers and growing their natural hair and a decline in hair relaxer sales is proof that we have moved from the beauty that had been imposed to us by the fashion and beauty industry. Kipilipili Expo has turned a once negative wordContinue reading “Kipilipili Expo 2018 Promises To Bring The Best of Natural Products To Naturalistas In Dar Es Salaam”
AFI Next Generation at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
AFI Next Generation keeps emerging designers on the runway at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2015 Three of South Africa’s most promising young designers will reveal their 2015 Autumn/Winter collections at the foremost fashion event of the season, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg (MBFWJ) 2015, at Melrose Arch from March 5-7. All are part of the AFIContinue reading “AFI Next Generation at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week”
The African Princess playing dress up.
So on Saturday I headed to Braamfontein in Johannesburg CBD for some meetings. Debuting my new short hair, I could not wait to try on the new outfits straight from Ghana brought to South Africa by Chief Justice a designer and creative from Accra. I was allowed to be the African Princess that I amContinue reading “The African Princess playing dress up.”
Grown up to soon
Sitting at the the airport bench curiously looking on as a mother snaps away on her phone. Her subjects are her daughters who are demanding every pose to be captured. These children (girls who cannot be a day over 6 years) are posing away, blowing kisses and attempting all sorts of positions. As always there isContinue reading “Grown up to soon”
Stop the weave blah blah blah blah…………..
So lately I have been seeing these groups on facebook that aim to stop black women from having weaves because they apparently look less “African” or something along those twisted lines. An Afro does not make anyone more African than the next person. I once had a hairstyle that looked like my hair, it wasContinue reading “Stop the weave blah blah blah blah…………..”