Fashion

Fashion has taken Kente styles to a very trendy level

Kente is a colourful fabric hand-woven by Ghanaian weavers; the brilliant colours and wonderful designs associated with Kente have definitely made this fabric stand out at your occasions. Interestingly every kente design has a story with a proverbial meaning. It is evident that Ghanaians revere the kente cloth with most preferring to adorn themselves with the fabric for engagement or ...

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Fashion’s Fur Problem: Fur Is More Fashionable Then Ever.But Why?

The arc of history bends towards progress, but for the fashion industry, change isn’t progressing fast enough. As recent revelations that Hermes skins live alligators for their bags show, animals are being tortured and killed for fashion at an alarming rate. Leather is a staple and fur is one of the hottest crazes in the industry. As Racked recently pointed ...

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[VIDEO] BUTT IMPLANTS GONE BAD, DON’T MAKE A JOKE OUT OF ANOTHER’S PAIN!!

“This is the dangers of butt implants… Ladies do not ever do silicone butt injections they are toxic to your body. Butt implants are not any better, too many risk, infection, displacement of the implant and they feel like rocks not to mention that it looks very unnatural. Love the skin your in..” The above are the words of Renee Talley, ...

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True Elegance And Style…Meet BRENDA, Graduate Of Riohs Originate Fashion School

It is that time of the year when first batch of semi-annual students are completing their course. Of course, we found it an exhilarating experience. Accordingly, we would like to present one of our brightest students during that time. You meet Brenda Cosma Dzandu, a most dynamic individual. She probably has the most skilled pair of hands that we’ve ever ...

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Meet the bride who wore ‘camboo’ on her special day

Whether you are that lady who is not keen on wearing high heels, it is generally expected that at least on your wedding day, you suck it up and wear it; at least for the few hours that the event will last. Friends who usually give you grief will persuade you to wear high heels by backing their persuasions with ...

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10 Celebrities Who Look Better With Natural Hair

by Ijeoma of KlassyKinks I’m a firm believer that natural hair IS for everybody. The hair that grows out of your scalp is meant for you! However, there are some people (myself included) whose natural hair looks so much better on them than straight hair. Sometimes those people happen to be famous, so here are a few celebrities whose looks were ...

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The Issue with the Perceived “Whiteness” of Being an Alternative Black Girl

by Inda Lauryn  Alternative is not a word I would have ever used to describe myself at any point in life. Alternative is not a word I would have used to describe any Black woman or girl, no matter how closely she aligned with an “alternative” aesthetic. Like most people, I believed that alternative culture was the property of whiteness, ...

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African headgear/headscarf STYLES

AFRICAN FASHION: Check out these beautiful headgear/scarf styles.

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A History of Black Hair From the 1400s to Present

A History of Black Hair From the 1400s to Present. 1920s: Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist, urges followers to embrace their natural hair and reclaim an African aesthetic. Woman (Mbororo) in Foumban, Cameroon. Originally published 1919. 1444: Europeans trade on the west coast of Africa with people wearing elaborate hairstyles, including locks, plaits and twists. 1619: First slaves brought to ...

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Ladies, have you tried these Ghana braids !

Ladies, don’t you think it’s time to change your look by putting off the Brazilian wigs and weaves to opt for a simple but the classy Ghana braids. Ghana braid is an African style that is found mostly in African countries which requires special skills for one to make. While some call it banana cornrow, others refer to it as ...

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