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[Fashion + Style] Baloji releases capsule sunglasses collection with Komono

7th September 2015 |

As a person who very rarely wears a watch (that’s what phones are for no?) I was excited and instantly fell in love when introduced to Belgian brand Komono. Creators of both timepieces and sunglasses their products are simple yet … Read More

[T-Shirt Tuesdays] Dee Rosa: inspired by Nigeria’s vibrant culture

14th January 2014 |

UK street wear label Dee Rosa is the brainchild of London based designer/artist and DJ Juliet Nwekenta whose love for pattern design is clearly evident in her current collection.

 “I’ve always been fascinated by patterns in everyday surroundings, architecture, other … Read More

[Places + Spaces] Soboye: East London’s Eclectic African Delight

23rd September 2013 | | One Comment

The first of our new features for the year, from boutiques, to galleries, restaurants and bookshops –  Places + Spaces will take a look at some of the hidden gems and cool locations in cities around the world.


Located … Read More

Supafrik: African inspired awesomeness

24th July 2013 |

July 19th-21st saw Pop-Up Shop Supafrik grace London town for a 3 day event which opened with what I’m told, was an amazing launch party on Friday evening. If you attended the event on Sunday you’d also have gotten the … Read More

[Competition] Win goodies from The South is Blooming: An eclectic boutique for all things South African

24th October 2012 |


Originally started as a blog, South African online boutique The South is Blooming became a ‘mix store’ selling an eclectic range of homeware, fashion accessories and baby goods. Having recently branched out into music, art prints … Read More

[Thenublk] John & Hillary Levy of Clothing Label Tallawa: An exciting fusion of art & fashion

22nd October 2012 |



Introduce yourself  

Hi! We are John & Hillary, the designers of TALLAWA, a sportswear brand that is a marriage of art & fashion.  We are married, we love art & fashion and one day combined our passions … Read More

[Guest Post] Della: LA based brand empowering Ghanian craftswomen

13th October 2012 |

Recently, (selected) Apple Stores caught the ankara fever with various sets of colorful MacBook and IPad cases by Los Angelese based-brand, DELLA.

Here are some of the reasons why we love Della: Founded by Tina Tangalakis, a former fashion … Read More

[Bookmark This] Esperanza Spalding launches a blog dedicated to her personal style

3rd October 2012 | | 2 Comments

I know I’m really going to enjoy visiting this site a lot in the near future. With her love of eclectic style and desire to put upcoming designers in the spotlight Ms Spalding’s style blog is definitely a … Read More

[Event] Afrika Milele: Caribbean Footprints Fashion Show – June 10th @ The Drift Bar

23rd May 2012 |


For the first time, renowned Guyanese fashion designer Donna Ramsammy-James is doing a fashion show in the UK. Afrika Milele (Africa Forever): Caribbean Footprints is a specifically adapted for the UK version of the current SHAPE collection Afrika Milele, … Read More