For the past couple of days now, I’ve been drooling over every pair of Linda farrow I’ve set my eyes on. I don’t know. Don’t ask me… I blame the season. It’s getting sunny and yes! Our ‘spf’ is our buddy but nothing looks better than the right shade of shades.  


Shoe Fetish with Cynthia Emili

Last season’s shoe fetish was suppose to have everybody walking in sneakers. Here’s was our favorite pick for the last holiday season.  


Our Top 10 from the #MMR

So, guest stylist & style contributor – Alero Arafiena gives us her top 10 best dressed from the Music Meets Runway red carpet. She says ” and I am judging based on the red carpet pictures. I selected based on details, hair, makeup, occasion appropriateness, and of course body fit. ”
So in no particular order, here goes Alero’s top 10 from the #MMR:

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A A K S Launches Ethically Made Luxury Accessories

Fashion Designer Launches Ethically-Made Luxury Accessories. A A K S produces raffia bags handmade by a women’s cooperative in Bolgatanga, northern Ghana. The brand produces luxurious handmade accessories using ethical processes and age-old craft traditions, are not often seen beyond the borders of Ghana. However Ghanaian Fashion designer Akosua Afriyie-Kumi wants the world to see how luxury and quality can grow from traditional designs and is using A A K

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Good Morning Lagos

While growing up in this mushrooming urban center, I have learnt to love the city in spite of itself. Despite the challenges, thousands of new residents are still drawn to the city weekly, mainly because of its commerce, dynamic culture and the spirit of its people. Life in Lagos is vibrant, colourful and, among all else, full of opportunities.   I’m wearing a thrift find cream suit on a white

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Okunoren Twins SS15 lookbook

The brand, which carries the CONCEIVED IN AFRICA trademark to highlight its position as a global African brand, uses traditional weaving techniques in their ready to wear menswear collections. For Spring/Summer 2015 Okunoren Twins looked to South West Nigeria for its inspiration, as the focus is on shirting and the ‘Aso Oke’ and ‘Etu’ fabrics are woven using the traditional Yoruba technique. This beautiful detail can be seen on the



Ever wondered how a good nail could play a really important role for that look? Quite frankly, the fastest reasons to yay or nay an outfit is the simplest things like nails and accessories but in this editorial, how about we stick to nails.
Lets go back all the way to pre-school and play a game of shapes and colours. 1) a perfectly good preppy outfit (peterpan a-line midi


First Look at Solange Knowles’s Wedding Dress and Official Portraits

Congratulations, Solange! Today, the singer married video director Alan Ferguson in New Orleans. In true Solange fashion, the bride wore a fancy, rather booby, white Stéphane Rolland jumpsuit that featured a cape (!), which looked perfect. The 28-year-old singer and her 51-year-old video director boyfriend Alan Ferguson made it official, after weekend wedding festivities in New Orleans. The wedding dress was designed by Humberto Leon for Kenzo. Knowles commissioned

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1) Burgundy nail polish- This rare colour is one of the few essential needs for classy nail art. This shade reminds me of the darker edgier side of being classy. Unlike our fun pink and urban nude, burgundy has an effortless sex appeal that completes the quality of being chic.

2) 2 inches and above- Doesn’t it feel good to be 2 inches and above everybody? Yes it does.