DBI: The Brand Redefining The Art of Eclectic African Elegance

13 Apr, 2018
Us women in the buzzy, communal space of Lagos and in Africa generally, appreciate African elegance when it comes to dressing. Most times, we don’t just want stylishly cut pieces with urbane finesse, we also want a touch of “Africaness”, because, to us, that is what makes a look complete. From the likes of Lanre Da […]

The Wanger Ayu Spring Summer ’18 Collection Has Us Pretty Jazzed

31 Jan, 2018
Never one for subtlety, Wanger Ayu’s spring summer ’18 offering is just as loud as has always been. The recent effort of the Abuja-based brand is a triumphant combination of its much-loved signature play on structure and bold femininity alongside a heavy dose of interesting stylistic additions. Wanger Ayu also maintains some not-so soft softness (if […]

Is This The New Dress Code For Good Girls Gone Slightly Bad?

25 Jan, 2018
When it comes to personal style, I prefer the unignorable, striking, lowkey couturesque looks but mutedly, I’ve always adored the spicy, slightly risque aesthetic of the downtown set I would refer to as the “Good girls gone slightly bad” as they usually exude a “je ne sais quoi” that adds a certain sensuousness to any […]

Sort Your Christmas Wish Lists, Shop These 21 African Designers

20 Dec, 2017
It’s never too early in the holiday season to start thinking about gifts, be you on the giving or on the receiving end, gift-giving and receiving is a festive season ritual. However, thinking of what to gift another can become quite a chore and as much as we’d all like to resort to the boring […]

30 Times Lisa Folawiyo’s Style Gave Us The Chills

14 Dec, 2017
There’s lots of stylish celebrities, sure. You’ll find those whose every style move is carefully thought out by an image consultant and there’s the rare minority who are authentically self-styled. Lisa Folawiyo rules that minority, because, let’s be honest, no one rocks a puffer jacket like Folawiyo does. It’s the quirky just-before-I-hit-the-elevator and store mirror […]

You Should Give These 9 Holiday Outfit Ideas A Try

12 Dec, 2017
Finally, the festivities have begun; everyone’s getting ready to get decked out and hit the party circuit in full swing. So far, we’ve had an exciting year in fashion which can only mean one thing- no boring festive fashion. For girls who just want too fab regular LBDs, have fun and stay up to par […]

The Alternative Shopping Experience You’ve Longed For Is Here

7 Dec, 2017
  Over time, thrifting has become more than just a norm for penny pinchers, it has become more of a lifestyle for people from all types of financial backgrounds as every now and then, everyone like to score great pieces and even better, on the cheap. However, Africans, Nigeria particularly,  is yet to cultivate a […]

Festivals in Lagos: New Haervest is Coming to Town

4 Dec, 2017
If Afropunk or coachella were to come to Nigeria, they would both be in form of the New Haervest Festival- with a more “fashiony”African-esque vibe of course. The first of its kind, the New Haervest Festival is a music and fashion pop up that aims to bring creatives together in spheres to witness a unique […]

Could Meghan Markle Be A Royal Style Icon In Waiting?

29 Nov, 2017
You may know her by her on-screen character, Rachel Zane in popular TV series, Suits, but this time, popular actress Meghan Markle is currently making headlines following the announcement of her engagement to Prince Harry of Wales. While we all agree that the soon-to-be British royal is a super talented actress, her sense of style […]
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