Fashion Illustrations By Tiwatope

Tiwatope Adetoye is the Creative Director of Sapphire by ‘tieri Ltd, a 21st century fashion solutions company. She is a fashion entrepreneur based in Lagos who started illustrating when she was young but really started when she saw an illustration by Ominigho-Aita Imona and had the chance to be mentored by her. She has been illustrating since….

Afrikan Princess Street Shoot By Simz Photo

So last week at the final of ELLE Magazine SA Style Reporter Awards I did a little shoot with Durban based photographer and blogger Simz Mkhwananzi. He was being featured on a fashion TV programme and he needed me to be his model. I had lots of fun shooting this outside Workshop Newtown in Newtown…

Ghana’s Fashion Brands Exhibited Their Work At AuntieOboshie’s Design Installation

AuntieOboshie hosted an installation exhibition  with Ghana’s leading fashion brands on the 24th of April 2016 at the Accra International Conference Centre. The exhibition took guests on a journey through time by showcasing the story of Ghanaian fashion from the 60s till now.The exhibition, a celebration of Ghanaian fashion through the years, featured 59 installations…

It’s Down To The Final 8 For Elle Style Reporter 2016

  With over 300 entries showcasing the latest trends in the world of fashion, the search for the next ELLE Style Reporter by ELLE in association with Orms & Canon, began. Through blog posts and storyboards, the stiff competition made the judges’ deliberation all the more difficult. Now, narrowed down to eight finalists, the best…

Esnoko Shines At SA Fashion Week

Zambian designer Chiza Ngulube showcased his latest collection at South African Fashion Week. His brand Esnoko prides itself in creating unique garments and accessories using African print. This year was Esnoko’s second appearance at SA Fashion Week and I must say that I personally loved the collection and the collaboration with Palladium Boots was a great one…

#SAFW SS 16 : Zamaswazi

It has been a great pleasure watching Zamaswazi growing his brand. The amount of growth that has impacted his brand was evident at last weekend at South African Fashion Week for the GQ Scouting Menswear Competition. Although he did not win the competition, I know for a fact that he impressed a lot of people…

#SAFashionWeek Day 1 Favs

South African Fashion Week kicked off last night at Hyde Park Corner in Johannesburg with the renowned fashion designer Gert-Johan Coetzee opening the fashion week. My favourite collection was The Geisha Wars by Clive Rundle. Judging by the title of the collection you can already tell that it is Asian Inspired. I thoroughly loved the…

Imprint A/W 2016: Haboring Hope

I was introduced to Imprint By Mzukisi Mbane last year at SA Menswear Week in Cape Town and I have been hooked ever since. I love the way Mzukisi styles his look books and how he takes you to places. The choice of models is always the perfect fit, on Haboring Hope he works with…

EQLBRM SS15/16 By Haus Of Stone

Haus of Stone SS15/16 Lookbook is such a feast for my eyes. It was shot at Birchenough Bridge in Manicaland Zimbabwe. What caught my attention is how the clothes and the model stand out even though surrounded by a beautiful scenery. Haus Of Stone is one of my best Zimbabwean designers. Make-Up: Langa Cosmetics Designs…

Imepa Designed Stuns In Greek Inspired Collection

Imepa Designed is a jewelry brand by Craig Mbouroux from Gabon who now lives in Accra Ghana. Everything about this shoot gets a thumbs up from me. From the choice of clothing to the styling and most importantly the jewelery. The trick with the latest collection is that you don’t have to wear overpowering clothes….