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Highlights From The 2017 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Cape Town: Afro Mod Trends, Ituen Basi & Mille Collines

It is that time where we feast our eyes on a few runway trends.The 2017 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Cape Town went down recently in South Africa.

Ghanaian fashion brand Afro Mod Trends, Mille Collines  from Rwanda and Continue reading Highlights From The 2017 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Cape Town: Afro Mod Trends, Ituen Basi & Mille Collines

”My Heart Skipped A Beat In Cuba” – The New Spring/Summer Collection By Ife’s Closet

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If you love prints then you just might love Ife’s Closet’s latest collection titled ‘My Heart Skipped A Beat In Cuba.’

The British-Nigerian sisters Titi and Tinuke Ukrinamemen were apparently inspired to create their Spring/Summer 2017 collection after their first trip to the timeless capital of Havana, Cuba.

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Ankara Outfit Inspiration: Berla Mundi, Ahuofe Patri & More In GTP

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Ladies if you are looking for some fierce Ankara outfit inspiration this 2017, well let’s kick start your year with these fabulous outfit options.

TV personality Berla Mundi, actress Priscilla Opoku Agyeman aka Ahuofe Patri, Stylists: Continue reading Ankara Outfit Inspiration: Berla Mundi, Ahuofe Patri & More In GTP

Vlisco Teams Up With Ghanaian Fashion Label Melanie Crane For Their Capsule Collection

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Vlisco is out with a brand new capsule collection. The popular textile brand who turned 170 recently joined forces with Ghanaian fashion label Melanie Crane to create an elegant capsule collection.

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Ladies Look Bold & Fabulous With These Stylish Head Wrap Options By Zen Magazine

Ladies whether you are having a bad hair day or you just want to switch up your look, head wraps are always a necessity in your closet. French fashion enthusiast Emmanuelle Soundjata in collaboration with Zen Magazine displays different fabulous African inspired head wrap options for your viewing pleasure.

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Let’s Take It Back To The 50’s! Ade Bakare Unveils Ankara Collection

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Get ready to go back into time as Nigerian fashion designer Ade Bakare take us all the way to the 1950’s era with his latest Ankara/adire summer 2016 collection.

Inspired by an old image his mum photographed in the 50’s, the ace designer graces us with elegant and stylish African inspired pieces.

Take a look

 

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Fabulous! Ghanaian fashion brand Afromod Trends Debuts ‘En Avant’ Collection

 

 

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Detailing an eclectic mix of Ankara and other chic fabrics, Ghanaian fashion brand Afromod Trends has released their fifth collection labelled ‘En Avant’ which literally means forward.

Apparently En Avant is for…

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”The fashion forward woman, the go-getter, the achiever who believes the only way is FORWARD to be successful.”

The lookbook features singer Adina Thembi and former Miss Ghana Giuseppina Baafi

View the rest of the collection below:

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Men’s Fashion: Check Out These African Inspired Pieces From Nice Trads

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Nice Trads a fashion label based in the U.S recently released their Fall/Winter 2016 collection.

The collection details an infusion of Ankara and other African inspired pieces. Check them out below and share your thoughts.

 

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African Prints On Fleek! Zen Magazine & Queen E Collection Collaborate For New A Shoot

The December issue of Zen Magazine dubbed ‘An All African Affair’ showcases stylish and edgy African printed pieces from a unisex fashion brand called Queen E collection.

Ladies, it is safe to say the editorial shoot schools us on just how to look chic in Ankara head wraps and other fab. ensembles

Check out the spread below
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View Fab Pieces From Angolan Fashion Designer Soraya Da Piedade

 

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Portuguese may not be your first language but let’s admit it, you definitely can recognise chic African printed pieces when you see them right? Take a look at these lovely designs I recently stumbled on made by an eponymous women’s wear brand named Soraya da Piedade from Angola.

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Style Lookbook: Celebs In African Print

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I was very disappointed when I found out that the famous Ankara fabric is not originally from Africa.  If the motherland is where you reside then you would know that African print fabrics have been with us for many generations. Today ladies, I bring to you (what I would like believe are trendy and fashionable) celebrity looks to help inspire you spice up your wardrobe.

 

Screenshot_2014-07-25-20-57-37-1I don’t know about going shopping dressed in this outfit but Basketball Wives Star Draya Michele sure had many people drooling when she was spotted in this outfit designed by Preme Houston. Casual but yet sexy and very gorgeous

 

Screenshot_2014-07-25-20-54-12-1In need for some high-waisted pants in your life then, how about this outfit instagrammed by Singer Becca and made by Ghanaian designer Sarah Christian.

Screenshot_2014-07-25-20-58-29-1Don’t know about you but I would feel untouchable if I had this outfit on, love it. You would agree with me when I say Deborah Vanessa  looked amazing.

 

Screenshot_2014-07-25-20-56-30-1Speaking of Deborah Vanessa, Yvonne Nelson rocked this cut out dress designed by Sister Derrbie herself.

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Even Topshop has caught the African Print bug. Mtv Presenter Laura Whitmore stunned us with this number. Checkout the guy photo bombing.

Screenshot_2014-07-25-21-00-23-1It is no secret that “the don’t mess with me mama” Solange Knowles loves African prints

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Designed by Chen Burkett, Toya Wright’s outfit is also an edgy and stylish option

Ladies I hope these celebrity looks inspired your outfit choices when it comes to African prints. If they did not,well whatever I am no fashionista