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17 May
We bet you might already be hunting for the summery dresses and bikinis you’ll be wearing once the sun and blue skies are out. Summer is around the corner, which means there are a bunch of trends to entertain, and if you’re ready to start building your summer wardrobe, keep reading to find out the…
10 May
AFI Fashion Week 2020, has been nominated for the 2021 South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs). Last year, AFI was compelled to reimagine Fashion Week as a virtual runway resulting in its first-ever SAFTA nomination. The production, curatorship and storytelling elements of AFI Fashion Weeks have evolved with the creatives in our pan-African community.…
10 May
The origin of streetwear lies in counterculture and DIY. It is youth-centric and all about comfort and flexibility and features clothing such as graphic tees, hoodies, sweatpants, and expensive sneakers. Streetwear fashion is a youthful casual style of dressing inspired by the sneaker culture and skateboarders of California and hipsters of New York. Elements of…
19 Apr
You probably have that fire dress hanging at the back of your closet because you didn't want to wear a strapless bra. Understandably, strapless bras can be a buzz kill, you either have to hoist it up every few seconds or worry about the accidental wardrobe malfunction. Let us not forget the weird shape your…
12 Apr
This season, brown is the new beige. Lush shades of chocolate and cocoa have become the go-to for our favourite celebrities, bloggers, influencers and fashion girls because it has a chic and grounding effect. From chocolate brown shirt dresses and jumpsuits to caramel bodysuits and pants, in all of its shades, it is a modern…
4 Apr
If the phrase “dress to kill” were a dress, then it would be the high slit dress - nothing speaks elegance and sexy at the same time. Slits are all about hinting at what lies beneath without being overly “look at me, look at me.” According to InStyle, it’s like skin exposure without exposing the…
28 Mar
Men wear pink and it does not diminish your manliness! Yes, you read that right, real men wear pink. Pink Is A Masculine And Cool Colour For Guys Unknown to many, historically, pink wasn't always a feminine colour. In the 18th century, for instance, men were known to wear pink silk suits that had floral…
21 Mar
The Grammy awards is no doubt one of the most special award shows. One of the few occasions where a simple tux or a little black dress just won’t cut it, its red carpet requires bold expressions of personality. The traditional splendour was more pared down due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the celebrity Grammy…
14 Mar
Palazzo pants are long women's pants cut with a loose, extremely wide leg that flares out from the waist. The summer season creates the perfect atmosphere for palazzo pants as they are loose and tend to be flattering in light, flowing fabrics that are breathable in hot weather. There is a wealth of choice when…
7 Mar
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and her trademark head tie recently set off an online challenge that saw social media users styling head ties like the new WTO boss. Head ties are common in many countries in Africa, although how it is styled varies between regions or countries. The Gele, a type of head tie worn primarily by…
28 Feb
There are so many ways to express your feelings and personality. This could be from your speech or actions. However, one important way is through your fashion. Your fashion reflects your personality, in the same light, it reflects your society. Dressing a certain way identifies your social standing. It shows the way you perceive yourself…
21 Feb
The 14th edition of the Headies (Headies 2020) ushered us not only into the celebration of outstanding artistes in the Nigerian music industry in the past year but into the fashion trend on the red carpet for the year 2021. Fireboy DML takes the lead with nine nominations while Davido and Wurld follow closely with…

Guardian Life

37 mins ago
Afropop, Afrobeats, R & B singer-songwriter Wande Coal is back with a supremely catchy new song "Come My way". Produced by Bruno and Screwface, Wande whose insane talent for colouring sounds is undoubtedly the King of Falsetto, as he does justice to this beautiful new single. "Come My Way" overflows with ethereal excellence with Wande's…
1 day ago
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are being sued by two ex-household staff over alleged racist and homophobic abuse by the family's former head of security. According to Business Insider, the suit was filed by Mia King, a black woman who had served as a security operations assistant and a John Doe,…
1 day ago
Alec Baldwin's movie Rust has a production insurance policy limited to $6million for death and insurance.  Baldwin was filming Rust when a prop gun went off, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.  An insurance certificate obtained by TMZ showed that the movie's production general liability coverage is limited to $1 million per occurrence. The insurance written by Front Row…
1 day ago
Legendary Entertainment and Warner Brothers have confirmed that they'll be releasing Dune: Part Two in October 2023. The sci-fi movie Dune was released on October 22, hitting theatres and HBO Mac simultaneously. The movie, which is the biggest opening of the year for Warner Bros, earned a strong $40.1 million in the US.  Dune cost an estimated $165million to…
2 days ago
Johnnie Walker, the world’s number one blended Scotch whisky recently unveiled E-Money and KCee as the Johnnie Walker Blue Label Brand Ambassadors during an exclusive celebration party over the weekend at the Pablo, Cubana Night Club in Lagos.

Music

2 days ago
Just after surprising us with his acting in Toyin Abrahams block buster movie "Ghost and the tout too, Ruggedman blesses his fans with a new EP. There is music (or entertainment of any sort) that is disposable - junk food. Then there is the stuff that is art. That is real. That shifts the gravitational…
23 Oct
He sat relaxed, gazing into the thin air as he spoke. On his tee shirt lay the inscription ‘Confident’, neatly stretched across his chest. And for this 26-year-old,...
23 Oct
Foremost continental award platform, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), has partnered with the English conglomerate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to boost the credibility and accuracy...
22 Oct
Not relenting on the chart-topping success of "Feeling," Ladipoe is back with a new song titled "Running" on which he features Fireboy DML. "Running" is Ladipoe's second single this year. The rapper revealed that it is also the first single off his forthcoming EP "Providence," set to drop next month. Fireboy, who delivered the chorus,…
21 Oct
Kelvyn Boy, widely known as Kelvyn Boy is an Afrobeatscrusader and a household name in the Ghanaian Afro-Pop /Highlife space. The young musician and songwriter gained waves of interest both home and away with his urban sound and distinct approach to his preferred genre. This sets him apart from his peers, with numerous awards, chart-topping…

Film

2 days ago
Hollywood superstar Nia Long has disclosed that her fiancé and former Nigeria D’Tigers captain Ime Udoka was the epitome of calmness when he got the phone call confirming him as the head coach of the Boston Celtics. Perhaps more than any other team in the National Basketball Association, the Boston Celtics – 17-time champions of…
3 days ago
Temi Ami-Williams, star of the award-winning Nigerian feature film EYIMOFE (This Is My Desire), has made history by becoming the second Nigerian actor to win a prize at Africa's biggest and most prestigious film festival, the Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou. Miss Ami-Williams won the FESPACO Prize for the Best Young Actor…
3 days ago
As always, Netflix is set to have you on the edge of your seat throughout November with movies that'll leave you giddy with excitement. Here's a list of the top 10 movies to look out for on Netflix in November:  Amina ( Air Date: 11/4/2021):  Amina is a historical narrative of the 16th-century Zazzau (now Zaria,…
22 Oct
Ghana Jollof is served! Ghana Jollof, the first Showmax Original comedy-drama in West Africa, is now streaming exclusively on Showmax. The show tells the story of two young Nigerians, Jasper (AMVCA winner Funnybone) and Romanus (AMAA nominee Akah Nnani), who move to Ghana to “jollof”. In the first episode, Jasper and Romanus meet at the…
22 Oct
In the backdrop of concerns on the outright ban and state-sponsored surveillance of digital platforms and telecommunications service providers in Africa, Paradigm Initiative’s short film, FOCUS tells a story of civil rights, liberty and justice in the digital ecosystem. Directed by Award-winning Creative Director and Nigerian Poet, Tolu Ajayi, Focus spotlights the fundamental challenges of…