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Mother’s Day is just around the corner and there’s no denying that moms deserve a day to be celebrated, but somehow every year Mother’s Day creeps up on us quicker than anticipated. Picking out thoughtful gifts might seem stressful and even give us a hard time. We’ve decided to put together a quick mother’s day…

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We recently chatted with Adedamola Adepoyigi-Osinubi, creative director of  Mabeli Nigeria, bag designer, and a Zoede vendor.  Adedamola always had a thing for designing and producing handmade bags and she took this a step further by launching Mabeli Nigeria in 2016. In this interview, we discuss her journey into the world of bag designing and production, the challenges…

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  Cowrie shells are definitely one of the single most recognizable symbols of African culture today. Not only have they been used as currency they also have other religious and cultural symbolism. According to Wikipedia; Cowry or cowrie is the common name for a group of small to large sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Cypraeidae. It is majorly found in…

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At the mention of the Ndebele people – a Nguni ethnic group native to modern South Africa and some parts of Zimbabwe, what comes to mind? Colourful geometric wall art, Elaborate neck rings, Unique yet stylish fashion sense? These are some of the amazing characteristics of the Southern African Ndebele people. The Ndebele people were originally an offshoot of the Nguni…

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Black Panther African Culture Influences We are still in the month of February, yet we officially have our best Fantasy/Sci-Fi film of the year. If you guessed Marvel’s Black Panther Film you are absolutely right. Not only is it the first Marvel film to feature an all-black cast, it also showed a different Africa, one…

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Nigerian born, Men’s fashion blogger, fashion stylist and self-proclaimed Afrocentric Style Star,  Adedeji Abidemi is indeed the true representation of a Modern African man and our Zoede Style Star of the Week. MUST READ! – Here’s what it takes to be a Modern African Man Also referred to as The Style Train, Adedeji has earned this title…