This year, RIOH decided to host its’ annual fashion show at Alliance Française , located in Ghana. It featured industry players, fashion influencers, fashion enthusiasts and students pursuing fashion. Continue reading RIOH Joie De Vivre Fashion Show
A phenomenon arising within a cross-section of society is the perception that African Fashion is one and the same as Wax Prints ! This perception couldn’t be further from the truth. Africans created and adorned their bodies with fashion pieces that were unique to their environment and socio-cultural constructs. Just as different segments of culture (food, music,art etcetera) evolves over time, so does fashion. It … Continue reading African Fashion Is Not Limited To Wax Prints !
What is an appropriate response to the question above ? Do I offer a simple response or a dissertation :)? To be fair, I do not think the person posing the question about my views on African fashion realized how broad it was. All the same, I decided to offer a thoughtful and gracious response (at least that is what I thought of my response) … Continue reading What are Your Views on African Fashion?
Fashion is a multi-billion dollar industry that has contributed massively to the economic growth of countries in the western hemisphere. An observation of the fashion capitals of the world (Paris, New York, London, Los Angeles, Rome, Milan, Barcelona, Berlin, Madrid and Tokyo) can reveal the huge impact of fashion on a country’s economy. The evolving fashion landscape in Ghana is indeed a fascinating phenomenon. Also, … Continue reading Fashion Tourism as a Vehicle for Economic Growth in Ghana
Pair this stunning ankara kimono with pants for a contemporary look. An over-sized tote featuring faux leather and geometric prints is the perfect accessory to complete your look ! 3.This chunky, exotic , krobo bead statement necklace exudes excitement and elegance. Incorporate it into your look for a novel twist ! 4. With its’ rich colors and patterns, this striking maxi skirt can be … Continue reading African Inspired Fall Staples
Handbags are multi-functional pieces. Not only do they keep items organized but they also add an electrifying appeal to the total look (thanks in no part to the different shades and prints available!) of an individual. Fashionistas and style conscious women are incorporating these pieces into their look and creating amazing style statements in the process. Check out some extraordinarily classy and elegant statement pieces … Continue reading African Inspired Handbag Collection
You don’t need a million dollar budget , you don’t need to be a style guru and you don’t need to be a resident of the fashion capitals in the world, in order to look fabulous. Incorporating accessories into your look can give you that extra punch and sass ! Check out the photo gallery below for exciting and creative ideas. Written by Sherita Continue reading Top 5 African Accessories that Transform an Outfit Instantly
For some of us, Genevieve’s prowess in acting can be likened to Leornardi’s prowess in painting – moving, enigmatic and captivating ! Continue reading Genevieve Nnaji – Fashion and Style
It’s Summer and much as I love the warmth and exciting possibilities that it comes along with, sweaty tresses aren’t welcome in my books. What is a girl to do under such circumstances ? ” light bulb moment …. draw some inspiration from Mama Africa!” In the motherland, most women have mastered the art of wearing hair scarves since they serve many purposes ! The … Continue reading 6 Ankara Head Wrap Styles
Most of the time, some of us experience the “herd syndrome” . So focused are we on following specific trends that they end up becoming our holy grail. As such, we put in a great amount of energy trying to imitate these looks regardless of whether they fit our body type. We don’t even pause to find out if the type of clothing chosen works … Continue reading Unleashing The Authentic You Through Fashion !