As a category, luxury fashion used to be the domain of old European atelier and fashion houses. The most popular names, the most recognized brands and the most talented designers were either from, or often found their way to Europe.
But as the modern era unfolded,
I should probably start off by admitting that this was my very first African conference. I have never before attended the Wharton African Business Forum (WABF), the Harvard Business School’s African Business Conference, or any such convening. So as a newbie, I wasn’t quite sure
The 6th Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) opened Sunday night at the newly commissioned Filmhouse-IMAX theatres in Lekki, Lagos. Filmmakers, guests, the media as well as dignitaries from all walks of life turned out for the festival’s opening presentation, the acclaimed Hollywood film, Birth of a Nation,
Innovation and entrepreneurial ambition seems to be booming all over the Continent. So much so that Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg had to pay Lagos a visit. Despite of the recent economic recession, Nigeria's growing tech sand start up scene still shows promise. Genius tech-entrepreneur, Mark Essien, is making a
Fashionistas far and wide are gearing up for the fourth edition of African Fashion Week Toronto (AFWT). One of the city’s most anticipated fashion events, presented by the Fashion Ready Foundation, AFWT brings together student and high fashion designers, fashion industry professionals, and attendees looking
If there is one thing that unites the over 250 ethnic groups in Nigeria, it is the love for football. On match days, the entire Nigerian space–offline and online–buzzes with news and football commentaries. Bars are crowded. Online spaces go agog with views and comments, and
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Growing up, I had an aunt, a distant relative of my Dad who I first got to know through our morning devotional prayers. My Dad would always bring up her name during prayers, he would say "let us pray for Aunt Ann, that God will
Embracing oneself, flaws and flabs, in an era of face beats and leg contouring has never been more difficult. Moreover, black women especially are constantly forced to question their own unique and complex beauty in a society that has created an ideal beauty standard for women: