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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 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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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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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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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…

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Jidenna Mobisson, best known as Jidenna is a Nigerian-American, hip-hop recording artist and producer. He is also our Zoede Style Star of the week, his unique fusion of African and Western fashion has earned him this title.  A quick look at Jidenna’s style profile reveals that he is a lover of Afrocentric fashion. He proves this…