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EXCLUSIVE: The First Look at the LA LOBA Collection
2 years ago

EXCLUSIVE: The First Look at the LA LOBA Collection

This summer starts with the perfect story. Put together two talented creatives, an amazing thought provoking narrative and the African continent as the backdrop.

The outcome? A collaboration that births …
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Styled by Africa Goes Brick-and-Mortar
4 years ago

Styled by Africa Goes Brick-and-Mortar

Earlier this year, Ayiba met up in Lagos with the ladies behind one of our favorite boutiques, Styled by Africa. In that interview, we chatted with them about …
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Fashion and Culture in America’s “Most African City”
4 years ago

Fashion and Culture in America’s “Most African City”

Fierce, fresh, fly. These are some of the words that come to mind when describing Denisio Truitt and Mwende Katwiwa’s new blog “Noirlinians.” The self-described “AfroFashion blog” is …
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Start-up Stories: Zere Fashion House
4 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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Talking Transnational Fashion with Zimbabwean designer Danayi Chapfika
4 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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Solange Knowles in Maki Oh at BET Upfront 2015 event in New York
4 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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Curating Fashion with Styled by Africa
5 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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The Woman Behind the Label: Tanya Mushayi
5 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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Ankara in the City: An Urban Style Guide
5 years ago

Ankara in the City: An Urban Style Guide

The versatility of ankara cannot be overemphasized. Its ability to be used not only in clothing, but also in accessories, shoes, and bags, speaks to its beauty. In this …
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israella |KOBLA|
7 years ago

israella |KOBLA|

My name is Emefa Kuadey. I was born and raised in England. When I was about sixteen, I went to live in Ghana (my motherland) for two years. …
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