Top African fashion blogs you should know 2018

Top African fashion blogs you should know 2018

To celebrate Africa Express rolling out across the UK, here’s a guide to the Top African fashion blogs from Lagos, Soweto and beyond.

African design is blasting, Although its web nearness.

With such a great amount of data to channel, here are 10 spots to start your African mold odyssey.

Heritage 1960

Heritage 1960 offers both an editorial view of global African style and an e-commerce arm selling a mix of African- although produced and inspired brands.

including artisanal gems scouted from across the continent by apparel industry maven Enyinne Owunwanne.

Pick up pieces from Jewel by Lisa, The Summit and Jamhuri Wear.

Bella Naija

Bella Naija, aka Uche Eze, began her blog in 2006 and it has grown to be one of the biggest fashion, entertainment and lifestyle websites in Africa.

From Hollywood gossip to red carpet glamour, and from shop openings to beauty advice, nothing escapes this Lagrangian’s all seeing eye.

Africa Fashion Guide

Jacqueline Shaw’s website is pegged as a “social enterprise promoting sustainability within Africa’s fashion and textile industry”.

The London-based consultant’s interest is in promoting ethical and eco-friendly methods of fashion production, although her book Fashion Africa also expounds.

Aces Date

Look at cute, young people wearing acid wash jeans and heart shaped shades.

Read DIY guides to making leather shorts or wax print tote.

And marvel at fashion shoots on water slides.

Marian Kihogo

Stylist and creative consultant Marian Kihogo is one of the best dressed – and Top African fashion blogs – figures to be seen prowling around London Fashion Week and beyond.

Her weblog went live in 2009 and covers fashion, beauty, catwalk shows and trends.

She hosts a damn good party, too.

I See A Different You

Three dapper dans from Soweto, Justice Mukheli, Innocent Mukheli and Vuyo Mpantsha,

 

Fashion Notebook

Nairobi-based blogger Nanci Mwai is as interested in promoting Kenya’s fledgling fashion scene although she is in global seasonal trends and celebrity style.

Africa Style Daily

Huffington Post columnist Zandile Blay is the brains behind this popular site that puts African fashion within a diaspora dialogue about art, music, politics and culture.

Arise Live

Arise Live is the virtual arm of Arise magazine, the London-based global African style magazine.

 

Lee Litumbe

Lee Litumbe is a Cameroonian born travel blogger, currently living abroad.

she is a self taught photographer and has taught herself how to capture the beauty and essence of a culture.

Her images beautifully capture the narrative of whatever area she finds herself in.

Although Lee is known for a travel photography she beautifully composes herself in the majority of her images, which she beautifully styles contain a contain a herself in.

She constantly embraces colors that enhance the tone of her skin although .

Lee has shown us that you do not need to wear African material to dress like an African.

She has shown us that being African can be applied into everyday attire although .

Lamich Kirabo

Ugandan born and raised Lamich Kirabo created Third Local in November of 2015 was a hope to fill a gap I felt was huge when it came to quality content and information about the fashion and lifestyle brands based in Africa or by African creative directors although .

Third Local has over the years grown  to work  with a plethora of fashion and lifestyle brands in the continent and internationally.

working with some of the continents top fashion weeks, and fashion events.

Now based in Paris, France Lamic Kirabo works to provide authentic although .

although conscious content for the young individual across the world seeking a less harsh more purposeful fashion story.

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