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The Kente fabric is one African textile that has pretty much been accepted by every stylish individual. Due to its versatility, the fabric is now being used to make different items of clothing, accessories and even jewelry. Originally, the Kente was worn by Ghanaian royals and during traditional weddings. But, nowadays it is been worn…

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Handmade products seem to be on trend lately and on a daily basis, people keep joining the Buy Handmade movement. You might wonder – “What’s so special about handmade items?” and “Why is buying handmade so important?”. Today, we share our top 5 reasons why everyone should buy handmade jewelry, accessories and decor. Handmade is…

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Victoria’s Secret surely saved best for last at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show which took place on Monday, 20th November 2017, in  Shanghai, China. The show which is said to be the most-watched runway show in the world featured celebrity guests, luxury brands and Victoria’s secret angels doing their thing. Officially set to air on CBS come Tuesday, November 28,…

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Morocco is one country every travel enthusiast must visit in their lifetime. Like every other African country, this one is rich in culture, arts and crafts and most of all architecture. Located in the Maghreb region of North Africa, Morocco has a population of over 33.8 million. Its capital is Rabat, and the largest city is Casablanca. Other major cities include Marrakesh, Tangier, Salé, Fes,…

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Video vixen, Top model, Style Influencer, Fashion Stylist, Queen of Mixed prints; these are just some of Jennifer Oseh’s accolades. Also known as the Lady Vhodka on her Instagram page, this Nigerian-born fashionista is our Zoede Style Star of the Week. Jennifer is known for her edgy, androgynous looks and mixing Ankara print is one…

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When one mentions the dashiki, the first picture that comes to mind is that of a loose-fitting, colourful, pullover shirt with a “V” neckline and patch pockets which once symbolized the African-American pride in the United. Yet this colorful yet controversial garb traces its origin to Western Africa. Fun Fact –  The name dashiki originates from…

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Africa is an exotic and dynamic continent that is rich in culture, fashion, arts and also crafts. African decor pieces always exude the rich, colorful vibrant beauty of the continent. If you are one who loves the continent yet haven’t had the opportunity to experience the rich culture here’s the solution to your problem – African…

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While building a jewellery collection it is important to note that one needs not go over-board. The key is to start small with unique pieces. Today we share 5 unique African jewelry pieces every woman should have in her collection…

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Mud cloth traditionally known as Bògòlanfini or Bogolan is a handmade fabric originating from  Mali; a country located in West Africa. The cloth is made from cotton fabric and dyed with. fermented mud.Traditionally mud cloth is woven by the men and dyed with mud by the women. The production process is long and tedious yet the…

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Basket weaving is an age-long art that is prominent in several African societies. It is a well-respected skill that is usually transferred from one generation to the next and has survived to this day. This work of art is mainly done by women in rural societies who use this skill to fend for themselves and…

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The art of Mixing Ankara prints is certainly not a feat everyone finds easy yet it can be done if you follow the rules. The versatility of the Ankara fabric cannot be overemphasized as it has been widely accepted by modern clothing designers and fashion-forward individuals alike. Here’s a quick how-to guide on mixing Ankara prints…