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A Step By Step Guide To Styling A Perfect Headwrap + 3 Of Our Favorite Headwrap Tutorial

Head wraps are no longer just fashion accessories, they have become fashion statements on their own. Whether African Prints, Chiffon or Satin head wrap, they have all evolved to become a necessity in every closet over the years. Women all over the world, regardless of their race and heritage now favor head wraps, rocking various animated wraps, creating their unique styles, and looking fabulous. Even celebrated acts like Eva Mendes, Solange Knowles and Erykah Badu have also been known to rock quaint head wraps occasionally. Erykay Badu in a Nefertiti Styled Wrap - Photo Source: Urbangyal.com What started as an attempt to wrap one’s hair in order to deal with a bad hair day, or to avoid superfluous exposure for...

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10 Times Afrobeats Artists Did it For the Culture

Ankara in Pop Culture Ankara fabric has become a phenomenal item of immense global reception, so much that many celebrities have worn it. Due to its durable versatility, the popular African cotton fabric has been used to make clothes and accessories such as hats, earrings, and even bags, which have been rocked on various occasions by top artists. In recent times, some of our favorite Afrobeats artists have been in touch with their African roots and here are 10 times they slayed in Ankara designs. 1. Wizkid – The Nigerian singer and songwriter is not one to be caught in drab outfits. He is a trendsetter and has been know to bring a lot of the oldie styles back. 2....

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How To Pack Light For a Weekend Getaway

It’s that time of the year for spontaneous travels and short trips. It’s quite easy to get lost in the frenzy of packing and end up with a bulky luggage filled with items you’d never use on your trip. But what if you could actually travel light and not have to worry about leaving out your essentials? What if you could balance both sides? Featured Ankarage top: Radhiya Off Shoulder Floral Top Yes, we know that sounds daunting, especially if you are a habitual over packer. However, we believe you can get through a whole weekend—at the beach, in the country, or in the city—with no more than necessary clothing pieces. But how do you ensure that you bring enough...

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What is This About African Prints Not Being African?

What is African Fashion? What is the definition of an African attire? What makes a style African? Is it the fabric or the one wearing the fabric? These and a plethora of other questions are a constant mania in the African Fashion turf. And there’s also this age-long argument about who really owns the African fabric (these are mostly colorful fabrics primarily associated with Africa because of its African-like patterns and motifs). 2011 VLISCONouvelle Histoire Campaign - Photo Source: BellaNaija.com   The African fabric has been called different names depending on where it is made. This cotton fabric with vibrant patterns is known as Dutch wax-prints to some, African wax-prints to others; Holland wax-prints and Java prints are also popular names...

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