In the Realm of African Art: Elizabeth Obeng!

“Sometimes I run out of ideas… I wouldn’t call it is a challenge because I see it as a stepping stone because whenever I run out of ideas, I begin to work even harder by brainstorming and the results turn out to be great”

ZNA.K Designs presents “Winter Looks”

“She created a wall decor artwork called “Ankara Fusion” which she completed within 7 hours. Ankara Fusion is a beautiful collage of different Ankara fabrics…”

In the Realm of African Art: Àsìkò

“…was as much about African women as it was about African jewellery. It was about their strength, their frailties, their disposition, their roles, it was about their magic.”

Gbenga Artsmith Releases its “Black Magic” Jewelry Collection.

“…the inspiration was to create pieces to show the rich seam of African fashion through the use of Ankara print, intricate bead embellishment and corals against a backdrop of black costumes as black represents our peculiarity, power and beauty as a people.”

DASHIKI: CULTURE not COUTURE

Worn by celebrities like Rihanna, Beyoncé, Chris Brown, Zendaya, Amandla Stenberg and many more, most people think that the Dashiki is just a trend but No! Dashiki is much more than a trend it’s a culture. It is a form of visual art that expresses and tells the story of Africa ancestral lines. Now let’s…

Style Star of the Week – Nakitende Esther

African Style Diary’s star of the week is none other than the gorgeous Nakitende Esther. The plus size beauty is known for wearing vibrant and colorful outfits that accentuate her God-given curves. Esther is also very outspoken about the issues women are facing in the world today and has taken it upon herself to use her…

From Runway to Real life – Genevieve Nnaji in a Lisa Folawiyo Dress!

Veteran Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji, was spotted in a long-sleeved dress from fashion designer, Lisa Folawiyo’s most recent collection which showcased at the recently concluded Lagos Fashion & Design Week (LFDW) 2016. The award-winning actress wore the dress to an exclusive viewing of fashion designer, Maki Oh’s latest collection. She matched the outfit with a multi…

Twin Fashionistas Slay in Matching Outfits

Twin fashion designers, Chantelle & Danielle, stepped out in matching African print crop top and long flowing skirts. they both finished off the look with berets to match. This is not the first time the US based stylish duo have been seen in matching outfits. Popularly known as DPipertwins, they always embrace their heritage in…