Category Archives: Lookbooks

“Oversized Tribalism”, Emerging Ghanaian Brand Barkers-Woode Unveils All New Spring/Summer 2014 Collection

Ghanaian fashion brand Barkers-Woode, formally known as Love April, has unveiled the exquisite pieces of their Spring/Summer 2014 collection, which is much different from the Oversized Tribalism Pre-Collection.     The label is inspired by beauty of African womanhood. The collection is inspired by the world history generations of women and androgyny artworks, the Oversized…

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Botswanan Designer, Ashanti Chique Unveils A Mix Of Western And African Culture In New Collection

It is inspiring and good to see how African design and art have evolved through fashion. Each design very unique and special, telling one story or the other of Africa. Meet one of Africa’s gems, Ashanti Chique.     Ashanti Chique is a fashion forward, fierce “afropolitan” clothing accessories label by qualified style and makeup…

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Shapes & Silhouettes! Nigerian Fashion Brand JOON Clothing Presents Its “Empress-ion” Lookbook For 2014

Nigerian fashion designer, June Ebube brings you her “Empress-ion” lookbook for 2014. With key shapes and silhouettes that fits the modern woman; this “ready-to-wear” lookbook allows simplicity and colour to speak.         The JOON woman of 2014 displays her confidence in her simplicity and easy going nature, which is seen in the…

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Nigerian Model, Harry Uzoka, Styled In Modern Menswear Trends For Zara’s Fall Holiday Campaign

Wearing looks from their new Beat collection, model Harry Uzoka is dressed to the nines for Zara. Embracing details for a wardrobe with modern glamour, studs and sequins are welcomed design accents. Offering casual and formal separates, Zara furnishes bombers, evening jackets, dress shirts, leather jackets and more. Check out the pictures from the lookbook…

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Fashion Meets Art In Exclusive Capsule Collection By Viv La Resistance Collaboration With L’ Espace

Retail multi-brand concept store, L’Espace teams up with Viv La Resistance to launch an exclusive capsule collection. Known for designs which marry Fashion & Art, the Viv La Resistance brand aesthetic is conveyed in this Exclusive Capsule collection through the use of a unique mix of contrasting fabrics, vintage details and modern cuts which are…

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Print Patterns & Feminine Silhouettes! Ghanaian Label, Ameyo Releases The Reflections Collection For Spring/Summer 2014

Ameyo is a Ghanaian brand owned by a creative duo, Klekleli and Netty who have cultivated a signature look that reflects a fusion of playful chic, with laid back elegance. Klekleli and Netty are inspired by their mutual interest in what they like to call “The New Heritage” African fashion.       According to…

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Lookbook: Calming Whites, Luscious Greens & More! Mozambican designer Taibo Bacar Unveils Spring/Summer 2014 Collection

Mozambican designer Taibo Bacar uses gorgeous mesmerizing fabric for his elegant Spring/Summer 2014 Collection and according to the designer the collection is celebrating the beauty of African VIBE.                   He says “Be mesmerized by the daylight, our exquisite sunset and the beautiful darkness of the night. Our…

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Nigerian London Based Emerging Designer, Lara Peters Debuts Autumn/Winter 2013 Oasis Collection

The Lara Peters collection is sophisticated yet edgy, with a modern fusion aesthetic. It merges the old with the new, the cultural with the western. The collection unites these opposites to create looks that are elegantly trendy, creating looks that are young, fresh and eye-catching. Ivy Illusion Dress Amelia Slit Dress Destinee Mermaid Dress The…

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Lookbook: Congolese Fashion Brand, Modahnik Unveils Autumn/Winter 2013 Collection

MODAHNIK is known for the mix of vibrant colors with bold prints. Having lived and traveled in Africa, Europe and America, Kahindo expertly combines these different stylistic elements, bringing a unique point of view to her design aesthetic. A native of the The Democratic Republic of Congo, she pulls inspiration from the Avant Garde spirit…

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