A Blog We Love: Adventures From The Bedrooms Of African Women

(photo credit: Bob Pixel) If you believed the internet you’d be led to think the sexuality of African women is a non-thing (just google those terms and see what comes up). Head over to any given comments’ section on Adventures from the Bedrooms of African Women and you’ll quickly realise that’s just not true. This is a first for our “blog we love” series – pharmacie en ligne andorre a blog with […]

 

A Blog We Love: Biko Zulu

(photo credit: biko zulu) I got put on to Kenyan lifestyle writer and blogger Jackson Biko’s musings by Binyavanga Wainaina’s twitter feed. By the way if you’re not up on Kenyan twitter you’re probably not doing social media right – these lot are a riot! The post he linked me to is particularly timely as Kenya gets ready to go to the polls. It also reminded me of a sobering statement […]

 

A Blog We Love: The Chestnut Orange

(photo credit: Chestnut Orange) I recently joined Pinterest and besides the usual diminishing productivity one has to endure from going down rabbit holes on the net when you first steroids online buy engage on a new social media platform, I am enjoying it. I’ve come across the prettiest visuals which have signposted me to some amazing ideas and blogs. Chestnut Orange is one such. It’s cute and clean and it […]

 

A Blog We Love: Street Etiquette

(Photo credit: Street Etiquette ©) On Twitter today someone asked 'where have all the fine black men gone'? I found them! You might have heard of Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs. Their urban style blog Street Etiquette has been featured in GQ, Complex, the Guardian UK and the London Times. And just yesterday, The Root name checked them on their Best Black Bloggers of 2012 list. buy research paper I'm especially sold the […]

 

A Blog We Love: Black Acrylic

Black Acrylic is a delightfully personal Pan-Africanist mix of commentary on art, style, socio-politics, music and other things. A post (from which the above image comes) on reclaiming the cult of beauty had me with this: “Eager for anything that diverts from the script we gluttonously praise tokenism (e.g Tika Sumpter on Gossip Girl) and fetishism Guide Dugi – Guides Pour World Of Warcraft (e.g Vogue Italia Black Issue). Deep […]

 

A Blog We Love: Fly

(photo credit: http://www.flygirlblog.com/) This post is long overdue. I came up on this blog a couple years back via one of its Fly Girl Of The Week posts where readers – girls who are inherently fly – send in pictures and some text about themselves. I liked this round-the-way approach to sharing inspiration. It’s one of the things that keep me coming back. Author Andrea Pippins, such a consistent curator […]

 

A Blog We Love: SheBreathes

Photo ©Shebreathes.com SheBreathes.com bills itself as a virtual vault of goodies where independent, emerging, and established designers can be shared and supported. They had us at “independent”. We’re all about DIY good looks having premiered our ‘What I Wore’ series this week, a feature we’d like to use to showcase the fascinating personal styles of people we come across. Also browse through their Sales Vault. I’m yet to find anything within my […]

 

A Blog We Love: Out and About Africa

Out and About Africa is where we go for inspiration on style, fashion, interior decor, photography and travel. It’s a real feast for the eyes!