Black Don’t Crack! Dakore Akande Fronts Blanck Magazine’s SS16 ‘The Body Issue’


Nollywood actress, Dakore Akande is the cover star for Blanck Magazine’s latest edition themed ‘The Body Issue’. In a grey tee worn over a black one-piece switsuit, the actress is all shades of gorgeous on the cover.

In an in-depth interview, Dakore talks to Blanck about being very self-conscious and working really hard to change the things she didn’t like about her body, using realistic and level headed approaches.

Speaking about losing all the postpartum weight and fitting into the media’s idea of what a TV star should look like, she attributes motivation and determination as elements that fueled her ability to shed all her baby weight and getting back into her filming business.

“It’s about what rocks your boat,” she says “but don’t let anyone dictate for you who you should be; skinny doesn’t mean beautiful.”

See another photo below!DakoreAkande_BlanckMagazine_TheBodyIssue_OnoBello

Also in this issue are riveting fashion editorials, topical articles and a special interview feature with media personality and all round fabulous Wana Udobang, who schooled us on the importance of living our healthiest and most authentic lives on our terms, irrespective of our body shape, form or size.
The digital version will be available online, on the iOS and android apps on the 7th of April 2016.

Download the Blanck Magazine app to read full issue.

The Print Version will be available from the 14th of April 2014, visit the BlanckShop  to order your copy.
Editorial Credits
Cover Story: Rae Ogbu & Franka Chiedu @fasindi

Photography: Natalie Welbeck @nataliewelbeck

MakeUp: Bunmi Ogedengbe @neonvelvet

Stylist: Ihunna Eberendu @ihunnamatata Creative Direction: Franka Chiedu
Photography Assistant: Charlene Hesson.




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