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Start-up Stories: Zere Fashion House
3 years ago

Start-up Stories: Zere Fashion House

Tosin Obalade has a master’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Nottingham, but when she is not working full time as a pharmacist, she is busy …
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Popular Essential Oils – The Best Ones For Your Hair
3 years ago

Popular Essential Oils – The Best Ones For Your Hair

As always, I was scouring the internet and came across this article and I thought it was great so I wanted to share with you!

These points are …
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Talking Transnational Fashion with Zimbabwean designer Danayi Chapfika
3 years ago

Talking Transnational Fashion with Zimbabwean designer Danayi Chapfika

Zimbabwean designer Danayi Chapfika is making her mark in her local fashion industry through her new womenswear line Haus of Stone. Borrowing from her diverse experiences in …
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Challenging Beauty Standards: Ng’endo Mukii’s Yellow Fever
3 years ago

Challenging Beauty Standards: Ng’endo Mukii’s Yellow Fever

Colorism is a problem that plagues women worldwide. In her recent mixed-media documentary, Yellow Fever, Kenyan filmmaker Ng’endo Mukii explores the effects of Eurocentric beauty standards on …
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Solange Knowles in Maki Oh at BET Upfront 2015 event in New York
3 years ago

Solange Knowles in Maki Oh at BET Upfront 2015 event in New York

Maki Oh is known for her cerebral and feminine clothing designs as well as her innovative way of marrying traditional African textiles with a contemporary aesthetic. She is …
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7 lessons in the art of African fashion from Chief Nike Okundaye
3 years ago

7 lessons in the art of African fashion from Chief Nike Okundaye

On a recent trip to Lagos, the ladies of Styled by Africa joined our editor-in-chief, Eyitemi Popo, at the Nike Art Gallery for a photoshoot with QAA wearable art. While shooting, …
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Curating Fashion with Styled by Africa
3 years ago

Curating Fashion with Styled by Africa

Ayiba‘s editor-in-chief, Eyitemi Popo, met up with the two beauties behind Styled By Africa for a day of fashion and shopping at the QAA Wearable Art Gallery in the famous Nike …
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Aloe Vera: An African Beauty Secret
3 years ago

Aloe Vera: An African Beauty Secret

 

Hi, ladies! 

I want to discuss some benefits of using aloe vera on your skin. I have a huge …
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The Woman Behind the Label: Tanya Mushayi
3 years ago

The Woman Behind the Label: Tanya Mushayi

Tanya Mushayi is the young Zimbabwean designer building her brand through social media. The fashion fanatic started out making clothes for herself wearing her own designs and blogging about them. …
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Yinka Orisan Jewelry
4 years ago

Yinka Orisan Jewelry

Inspired by her Nigerian heritage, and honing her skills with experience at Nordstrom and Tiffany & Co., Yinka Orisan launched her eponymous jewelry and accessory line in Summer …
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