Tag: African Fashion

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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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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…

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Black Panther Movie Premiere Purple Carpet Looks Lupita Nyong’o, Janelle Monae, Angela Bassett, David Oyelowo, these are some of our favourite Hollywood stars that truly reflected the African Culture at the Premiere of the Black Panther Movie. The dress code for the Black Panther movie premiere was “Royal attire” and our favourite stars truly appeared in…

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Nigerian Style blogger, Lifestyle journalist, Fashion influencer and proud member of the BeyHive, Angel Obasi, also known as The Style Connaisseur is our Zoede Style Star of the Week. She rightly earns this title because of her elegant and classic looks which she rocks with total confidence. Angel’s style is versatile and unique, and this…

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We recently chatted with Timi Sanya, a Nigerian born, fast-rising bracelet designer, creative director of Timi Bracelets and a Zoede vendor. He is best known for his unique, customised and equally stylish bracelets. Timi is obsessed with wrist candy and he finds inspiration in all things even through the Holy Spirit. His bracelets have been worn by several celebrities…

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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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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…

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American-born, singer, songwriter, dancer and actress Beyonce Giselle Knowles best known as Beyonce or Queen Bey, is definitely a force to reckon not only in the music industry but also when it comes to fashion. She is always on top of trends and steady staying classy and graceful in beautiful African inspired pieces. Ankara Wax…

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In the last 10 years, Aquafina Elite Model Look Nigeria has played an immense role in placing the African modelling industry on the global map. The internationally recognised competition is known for discovering supermodels such as; Cindy Crawford, Gisele Bundchen, Alessandra Ambrosio including Nigerian supermodels such as Chika Emmanuella, Mayowa Nicholas, Victor Ndigwe and recently…