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23 May 2021
Denim pieces will always remain wardrobe staple pieces for many reasons, so we’ve highlighted some of the snappy denim trends in the fashion scene. We’ve sourced visual inspiration to showcase all of our denim 2021 predicaments, showcasing how stylists have embraced the trends. If you’re eager to test out denim trends, we rounded up some…
17 May 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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…

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Most of its history and culture is lost as the world progresses through modernisation and migration. However, all hope is not lost as certain cultures have found ways to protect their history through oral traditions, written accounts and cultural practices handed down through generations, one of such being Otjize, the red miracle paste of the…
1 day ago
Although it has been approximately 503 years since the demise of Leonardo da Vinci, this prestigious artist somehow still finds time to surface in different eras through his mesmerising artworks. The ingenious artwork Mona Lisa, and more that is known to man, has survived the history of civilization and is still adored by many enthusiasts.…
1 day ago
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. A popular fruit choice, there are over 7,000 different apple species and many varieties from sweet red varieties like Red Delicious, Fuji, Gala to tangy green ones. Loaded with many nutrients and antioxidants, apples hold tremendous health benefits, from improving gut health to preventing chronic diseases. Here…
1 day ago
“If you’re sad, add more lipstick and attack” Coco Chanel Several historical events influenced perceptions that significantly defined the modern-day woman, one of which is the red lipstick. The iconic “red lipstick” has existed for over five thousand years, essentially redefining what characterises the contemporary woman. Though the red lipstick appears small and insignificant, this…
1 day ago
NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna "Gigi" Bryant have been honoured on the second anniversary of their death by a bronze sculpture temporarily erected at the helicopter crash site where they died. The bronze statue created by Dan Medina depicts Kobe and Gigi wearing basketball uniforms, staring at each other lovingly as Gigi…

Music

3 days ago
FAST-rising Afro-RnB singer, Dimeji Ogaosun, professionally known as Dimi Keye has dropped a soul-stirring extended playlist dubbed, Vibe Sessions.  And within this 5-track EP, the young singer project delves deeper into intimate love plains, creating his strongest body of work so far. With three stellar features from prominent vocalists Nitah, Sai, and Eze, respectively, Dimi Keye…
22 Jan
If the inventors of the guitar – from Antonio Jurado, to Christian Martin, George Beauchamp, among others – were alive today, they would be brimming with smiles
21 Jan
2Baba brings smiles to the faces of fans as the season of love draws closer with the release of his Smile music video.  Smile is a song of promise, as the lyrics are a vow of love to a lover, promising to do all that will keep her smiling. In the video, 2Baba and his…
21 Jan
FAST-rising Afro-fusion chanteuse, Charlotte Fenna, is set to extend her blooming discography with a sophomore extended playlist (EP), dubbed Icy Rain. With the 27-year-old singer set to drop the 5-track project in February, anticipation is rife on whether Charlotte would maintain her stellar sound fusion, and witty song writing that colours her discography. However, the singer…
21 Jan
Grammy-award winning singer Adele has announced the postponement of her Las Vegas residency, scheduled to begin on Friday. Adele made this announcement in an emotional video she shared on Instagram apologizing to her fans for rescheduling the concert dates as her team has been "up against so much." Adele said tearfully, "Hi, listen, I'm so…

Film

3 days ago
Kanye 'Ye' West has called out Netflix, requesting that he does final edits on his Netflix docuseries before it's presented to the masses. Taking to Instagram on Friday, Ye wrote that he would like to ensure all T's are crossed and I's dotted before he green lights the three-part series Jeen-Yuhs. "I'm going to say this…
3 days ago
Stella Damasus has revealed on her Instagram page that her mother has passed on. The 43-year-old actress just celebrated the 11th anniversary of her father’s death in January 2021.  The actress who announced her mother’s death shared a  picture of her mother with a caption that read “This is not goodbye, it’s TILL WE MEET…
21 Jan
Nollywood actor Muyideen Oladapo has set his sight on more academic achievements after bagging his Master's degree from the University of Lagos. Popularly known as Lala in the Yoruba film circle, Oladapo hardly cuts a bookish figure. But his desire for more education has been a life-long dream, he said. "I am not relenting because…
20 Jan
With the weekend only a few days away, now's a better time than ever to get your watch list in order. This weekend, take a fun and worthwhile trip down memory lane with old school Nollywood films that bring to mind the good times.  These are 7 classic Nollywood movies you should binge-watch this weekend,…
19 Jan
Nigerian feature film, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire), has made history as the first Nigerian film to earn an NAACP Image Awards nomination. Directed by the Esiri twins – Arie and Chuko Esiri – and presented by GDN Studios, a subsidiary of The Guardian Group, publishers of The Guardian newspapers, Eyimofe received its historic NAACP…