AfriPOP! Q&A: South African Designer Zano Sithetho (Photos)

Budding fashion entrepreneur Zano Sithetho started out making making t-shirts with designs with a group of friends when it evolved into his label. Now under the label, Skorzch, Zano makes tailored suits that take on a timeless and classic approach. He spoke with AfriPOP! contributing photographer Thina Zibi about his fashion visions. When were you first interested in suits? It was never like a “Pow” moment, like okay this is […]

 

7 Lupita Nyong'o Moments That Totally Rocked Our World

Lupita Love. It’s real. And official. For the past few months the Kenyan beauty has stunned on-screen and off. Over 10 Best Supporting Actress nominations, magazine covers, beauty campaigns, and an Oscar nod. As Alicia Keys would aptly say, “this girl is on fire!” In celebration of all things Lupita Nyong’o, we’re taking a look at 7 moments that have “slayed” us. 1. Lupita attends the 2014 Golden Globe Awards […]

 

Africa Dispatches: Street Style at Arts on Main (Johannesburg)

Writes photographer and AfriPOP! contributor Thina Zibi: Every Sunday, Arts on Main in downtown Johannesburg hosts a clothing and food market where you can grab anything from a vintage piece to heart warming home-made meals. One is further enlivened by a salsa dancing bar and inspired by art spaces. This is where many Johannesburg based folk come to chill, nibble, relax and purchase unique special find or two. And of […]

 

What I Wore This Week: Milan-Based Malawian Stylist, Mnquazi

Mnquazi, aka La Q, is a Milan-based Malawian stylist and aspiring designer with a penchant for taking bohemian looks and giving them a fresh African twist. We asked her to share her fashion philosophy with us. Here’s what she had to say: “I would say my cloths are my apparatus for Self-Expression. I’m not one to be found picking out outfits for the next day of work. I literally throw […]

 

Africa Dispatches: Street Style at Hansa Festival of Legends (Johannesburg)

So I popped in at the much-anticipated Hansa Festival of Legends. What a blast! The event was held at Mary Fitzgerald Square buy cheap viagra online with prescription in Johannesburg this past Saturday. The stage was visited by artists like Skwatta Camp, The Soil and Zakes Bantwini, Zaki Ibrahim and Bongani Fassie among many others. The energy was great, the artists on fire and, of course, Jozi peeps showed us […]

 

What I Wore This Week: Lufuno Sathekge

Lufuno Sathekge is a Johannesburg-based fahsionista who works in marketing. Her fashion philosophy always “screams Individual,” she says. “Fun, fashion loving, unpredictable.” We asked Lufuno to share 5 days of style with us. Here’s what she had to share: Day 1: “This was my first day at work in the new year, and I wanted to wear something cool, relaxed but not too casual, in case I need to go […]

 

Style Book: South London's Stylist Super-Trio F3

photo credit: © Guille Solla Hailing from South London, F3 are the all–boy styling team attracting a conjuration of buzz at the moment. Made up of  photographer Kingsley, menswear and womenswear designer Charley, and computer programmer Alani (pictured above from left to right) they met through their mutual appreciation of Hip Hop Karaoke, skateboards, and each other’s quirky clothing choices. From styling the look-books of all the male models at London […]

 

What I Wore This Week: Shako Oteka

Shako Oteka is a Creative Director of a non-profit organization, graphic artist, photographer, one-half of the creative duo Them Congo Boyz, stylist and now he just added videographer to his repertoire. We asked the dapper renaissance man to share his fashion philosophy with us. Here’s what he had to say: When it comes to Fashion, I’m of the opinion that more is more. I used to define it in contrast […]

 

Seen and Scene: DC x Sonic Diaspora Event

Last week, DC came out to celebrate Bob Marley’s birthday with no prescription viagra Sonic Diaspora. AfriPOP! was there to capture the eclectic D.C. style on this cold winter where to get steroids online night viagra tablets as the DJ, Brotha Onaci, warmed the party-goers with hot reggae tunes. Photos by Paula Rogo

 

The 12 Biggest African Fashion Stories of 2012

This has certainly been a great year for African fashion. We’ve seen a rise in the number of African fashion weeks held across the globe, African designers have scored collaborations with top brands, are being stocked in major retailers, top magazine’s dedicate whole issues to the continent and have had their brands worn by first ladies. As we head in 2013, let’s recap on the 12 biggest African fashion moments […]

 

Style Book: Shaka Maidoh & Sam Lambert

If you troll the fashionable Internets as much as we do, chances are you’ve stumbled across these two finely dressed gentlemen and wondered who the heck they were. It turns out they’re two fashion-loving Afropolitans based in London. Shaka is cheap viagra online a buy personal narrative essay n artist and photographer and cheapest propecia uk Sam is a fashion stylist. So where did they get their impeccable style? “My […]

 

Style Book: Pop’Africana Founder and DJ Oroma Elewa's Incredible Style

Nigerian-born editor and DJ Oroma Elewa is currently a rising star in New York’s fashion circles. When she’s not hitting the town with Solange, or attending fashion week — where she always gets photographed — the former model and fou viagra dosage nder of Pop’Africana Magazine can be found deejaying at parties crowded with New York’s fashion elite, or encouraging her “Romettes” to follow their dreams and write their personal […]

 

Style Book: 7 African-Inspired Looks We Love from Solange

Solange Knowles is undoubtedly among the top 10 names floated about these days if you’re seriously talking about iconoclasts in fashion. One thing we love about Bey’s younger sister is that she buy cialis online loves all things African-inspired – from accessories buy viagra canada (turbans, jewelery) to gorgeous dresses and shoes. Here’s a look at our 7 favorite African-inspired moments, courtesy of Solange: At H&M event in Mexico City […]

 

Slideshow: AfriPOP! picks...The best of African Fashion Week

The marquees are down and the ramps folded up, but for four days the Mercedes Benz African Fashion Week created a whirlwind of fabrics, textures, prints and beautiful people. With dozens of African designers converging on Johannesburg it’s hard to pi where can i buy cialis online ck a favourite, but then again fashionistas usa pharmacy didn’t have to because they were spoiled for choice. Every designer certainly owned this […]

 

What I Wore This Week: MSC Boutique's Louise Darko

British-Ghanaian Louise Darko left London’s bustle to leave her mark on the South African fashion scene. Along with her sister-in-law Sharna (whose style we profiled