“Each piece was pulled together to define our creativity beyond barriers and culture. It’s a statement of how luxury blends Western and African Trends; our versatility and warm personality anywhere at any time”. This is the inspiration that influenced the entire collection and I couldn’t agree more. Totally Ethnik did a great job blending the two culture influences to define African creativity beyond all barriers and all stereotypes…Read More
Glam, glam and more glam! The 2016 edition of the Glitz Style Awards took place at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, Ghana last week. It was truly a classy and glamorous affair as the celebrities, guests and honorees showed up and showed out…Read More
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BY ELI CHEP Drawing inspiration from his Ghanaian roots and his love for nature, eyewear designer and founder of Bohten, Nana Boateng Osei has created lightweight, comfortable, zero-waste sunglasses made out of reclaimed wood from West Africa. Bohten recently presented its Spring/Summer 2016 collection of sunglasses and I think it’s a must…
Meet Nicholle Kobi, the Congolese-French fashion illustrator based in Paris.
Her art emphasizes the female body, the luscious thick curls of black hair, and the glitz and glamour of modern successful black women.
If you haven’t heard already, the past couple of weeks have been very busy for Nigerian-American musician Jidenna. He released the visuals to his song “little bit more” a few weeks ago and released the visuals to another song, “Chief don’t run”, just yesterday. One thing Jidenna is known for is his pride in portraying Nigerian culture in his clothing, lyrics and videos. His most recent video releases are no exception.Read More
What exactly caused the explosion of West Africa on the global fashion scene? Over the past decade, and especially the last 5 years, demand for fashion from the corner of the continent in which I was born seems to have grown…Read More