The Art Of Black Hair And The Women Whose Hair Inspires Us

  In recent years, black women have been embracing and loving their natural hair, ditching chemicals and using protective hairstyles to diversify their hair. There was some kind of shift in the universe because black women started cutting short their relaxed her opting to start their natural hair journeys through locking their hair and letting…

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 AFI…

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 am…

Press Release: Africa Fashion Week Nigeria

AFRICA FASHION WEEK NIGERIA is a platform for African fashion designers to be appreciated and celebrated for the aim to display their creativity and originality to the global market. AFWN officially announces its second edition AFWN 2015 preparation and call for participation to all Nigerian and African designers who will be displaying alongside with various…

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 is…

Media Release: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2015

FRONT ROW MAGIC Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg prepares to dazzle audiences in 2015 Dates for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg (MBFWJ) 2015 have been announced, following the incredible success and international praise which accompanied MBFWJ, MBFW Cape Town and MBFW Africa in 2014. Running from the 5th to the 7th of March 2015, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week…

Top local and international models to grace MBFWAfrica

Elegantly adorned in the latest designs from Africa’s top established and emerging designers, the flawless faces and beautiful bodies set to grace the MBFWAfrica runway have been sourced from all over the continent and the world – including South Africa, Barbados, Nigeria, Rwanda, Angola, Mozambique, Uganda, Cameroon, the United States, Haiti, South Sudan, Australia, Nigeria,…

Style Fashion Week Africa Press Release

STYLE FASHION WEEK AFRICA PRESS RELEASE STYLE FASHION WEEK AFRICA Date: 26- 27 September 2014 Time: 18:00 -22:00 Venue: Museum Africa, 121 Bree street , Newtown Style Fashion Week Africa is a fashion show that aims to promote and help designers and models all over Africa to enter the fashion industry and sustain their brands through…

Basha Uhuru Freedom Festival 2014

June is youth month commemorating the brave youth of 1976 and everyone around the country celebrates in different ways . On the weekend leading up to 16 June there were a lot of festivities taking place around the country celebrating Youth day. Most were seen wearing their school uniforms hitting clubs, social gatherings, and festivals….

Roaming the streets of Durban

7 June marked my 23 years of existence in this world, so to celebrate I took to Durban to spend the weekend exploring with my friends. 2014 is a year of a lot of first times for me so it was really exciting for me to be in Durban for the first time. We spent the…

MTN BushFire Festival 2014

So after many years of planning to attend the BushFire Festival in Swaziland and somehow getting my plans cancelled last minute, I was finally afforded the chance to not only attend the BushFire Festival but to explore the  beautifully breathtaking Kingdom of Swaziland by the Swaziland Tourism. The first day of the BushFire saw a…

Carl Jaro: From Haiti to France to the rest of the world

Carl Jaro is a France-based  model, of Haitian origin born in Port-au-Prince (Haiti) who moved to France when he was only seven years old. He is not only just a model but he is also an actor. Carl Jaro is distinguished by the distanced way he looks at the symbolic role of fashion in the construction…