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Curvy Style: The Hourglass Queen Minnie Dlamini

Today, we will be featuring South African actress and television presenter, Minenhle Dlamini in our Curvy Style section. Born on the 7th of July, 1990, Minnie as she is fondly called had her early education at Northlands Girls’ High School before she proceeded to the University of Cape Town where she studied film, media, drama…

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KOKOnista Of The Day: Natural Hair Vlogger Jessica Lewis

Widely popular natural hair YouTube vlogger Jessica Lewis is our KOKOnista of the the day. The mastermind behind Mahogany Curls is a native of Georgia and she has been inspiring women who have been embracing their natural hair since 2009.Her channel focuses on natural hairstyles, eschewing the use of chemical products. She has earned more…

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WCW: The Award-Winning Fashion Designer Lisa Folawiyo

Lisa Folawiyo, a lawyer turned fashion designer of a global brand is our Woman Crush this Wednesday. Her self-named brand which is formally known as Jewel by Lisa is a multi-faceted global womenswear and accessories collection. The award-winning designer started her brand in 2005 with the sole aim of transforming the idea of ready-to-wear African…

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Style Stalking: Maria Okanrende Glams Up In ShopOmowunmi

Nigerian OAP and actress Maria Okanrende is one stylish sister we always look forward to seeing. From her gorgeously pouty lips to her lovely personality which shines through even her outfits, Maria is a crush-worthy KOKOnista.Looking effortlessly chic in a ShopOmowunmi design, she shared stunning pictures of herself rocking a pretty blue dress. The calf-length…

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KOKOnisto Of The Day: The Dapper Sartorial Master Khaled Nasr

Today’s KOKOnisto focus is on entrepreneur Khaled Nasr of “Sartorio Merta”. Oozing impeccable style and grace combined with his humble and likeable character has made certain that his Instagram account is flocked to daily with a follower-ship gradually approaching 100k.Khaled refers to his style as “Composed Flair”. He thinks of it as classically influenced but…

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Jasmine Tookes And Sara Sampaio Practice Yoga On Miami Beach

Meditation never looked so good. Victoria’s Secret models Romee Strijd, Sara Sampaio, and Jasmine Tookes showed off their perfect yoga bodies by doing a few signature moves on the beach Tuesday during a photoshoot in Miami.The trio wore matching white athleisure gear for the shoot with different variations of the signature Victoria Secret active wear.…

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Magazine Cover: Bella Hadid Is Spring-Ready On The Cover Of Vogue China

Beautiful supermodel Bella Hadid’s face is placed bold;y front and centre on the latest releases cover of Vogue China. Posing in a ruffled top from Chanel’s spring collection, the beauty is photographed by fashion photographer Collier Schorr and styled by Daniela Paudice.In the accompanying spread, the model posed in other fashion-forward outfits from dreamy pleated…

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Style Stalking: Mercy Aigbe In Double Velvet Trend

She is an actress, an entrepreneur, and unarguably one the most stylish women on the Nigerian fashion scenes. Beautiful Mercy Aigbe is one diva we know will surely be slaying for years to come.She recently shared cute pictures of herself getting set for a trip styled in a double velvet outfit. Opting for a sporty…

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Oprah Winfrey & Renée Elise Goldsberry Cover ESSENCE’s April 2017 Issue

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey and actress Renee Elise Goldsberry grace the cover of Essence Magazine’s latest edition. The stars of HBO’s upcoming ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ look stunning as they both sport white dresses and gold jewellery.The duo are honouring Henrietta Lacks whose cells where used to push science and medicine.”I love the…

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Celebrity Beauty Of The Day: Nicki Minaj Rocks Pieces From Alexander McQueen

Famous rapper Nicki Minaj who recently tops Billboard and currently in London for an amazing time shares photos of herself rocking popular designer Alexander McQueens collections.The beauty who rocked gorgeous dress alongside matching boots and charming set of jewelries from the designer, paired her entire look with glittering headpiece from Demode Jewelry.She also went ahead…

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Lookbook: INKHA Unveils Chic Debut Collection

New on the Nigerian fashion scene but already grabbing the attention of style-watchers, INKHA creates a debut collection that is note-worthy. Presenting a classy ready-to-wear line that offers chic pieces with great versatility is surely the way to go in a very competitive industry such as the one of fashion.The brand aims to provide the…

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Who What Wear: Lorna Maseko Slays In Lesego Kgosimolao

Lorna Maseko turned heads at the 11th annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) which held at the Sun City super bowl, South Africa recently. Keeping up her fashionable appearances, the South African screen diva stepped out in a bustier gown for the event.Lorna channeled a super chic look as she paired the satin…

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Celebrity Style Redefined: Pearl Modiadie’s Hairvolution

Pearl Modiadie proves to her fans that change is truly the only constant thing. With series of ‘hairvolution,’ the South African beauty wdoes not seize to give us amazing hair goals. After years of wearing weaves Pearl decided to embrace her natural hair which she debuted in 2014. She captioned the photo; “I have been wearing weaves…

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Street Style: Ayanda Thabethe Is Flawless In New Photos

South African Television presenter Ayanda Thabethe totally channelled her inner sporty spice in new photos she shared on Instagram. The BET Africa presenter flaunted her toned legs in a thigh-skimming little black dress which she paired with casual sneakers.Ayanda wore her lengthy hair in a side-part as she sports minimal makeup which added a youthful…

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Makeup Trends: Colour Matching Nail Polish & Lipstick

Beauty has so far introduced us to more creativity as our beauticians teaches us more ways to go about combining out nails and lipstick.Wearing matching lipstick and polish was already a thing in the 1930s, when colours other than classic reds first became available.Many beauty companies are releasing lipsticks and nail polishes in the same…

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KOKO Junior: TY Bello’s Super Cute Twins

Famed Photographer and musician TY Bello gave birth to Twin boys, Christopher & Christian. The proud mum who has been married for 9 years, gave birth in the United States of America in 2014. In an interview, TY Bello said the journey to pregnancy was a very intense one for her, as she also cleared…

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Lookbook: Tawia Designs Takes Inspiration From Fante Tribe For New Collection

Ghanaian-American shoe brand has released its lookbook for the Spring Summer 2017 season and it was inspired by the Fante tribe of Ghana. According to the Chicago-based brand, the collection embodies the art and symbolism of the Fante people. The footwear comes in different colorways, designs, and made with supreme Moroccan leather, leopard fur, premium…

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KOKOnisto Of The Day: Karl-Edwin Guerre And His Aesthetic Menswear “Gear-ism”

Karl Edwin Guerre (pronounced ‘gear’), has taken photographs and been photographed, written articles and been written about, and yet he remains humble and grounded, keen to share his considered opinions on style and life. His fashion credentials are as evident in his outfit selection as they are in his CV, with published photographs gracing the…

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Barbara Palvin Stuns In Colorful Looks For Fashion Unfiltered

Hungarian model and actress, Barbara Palvin channels colourful looks as she models for online magazine, Fashion Unfiltered’s latest issue. Photographed by Miguel Reveriego, the former Victoria’s Secret model’s makeup was done by Vincent Oquendo.Styled by Anna Katsanis and assistant, Alexandria Rudolph, Barbara wears Christian Soriano, Max Mara, DKNY and more. From red hair to platinum…

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KOKOnista Of The Day: Saína Tchaas Nu Is The Lawyer Bae Breaking The Internet

Our KOKOnista of the day is social media influencer, Saína Tchaas Nu. Saína is a lawyer, philanthropist and creative strategist. The beautiful lawyer specializes in Intellectual Property legal matters facing the Film, Television, Music, Art, Tech, as well as the Fashion industries.As an entrepreneur, Saína is the Founder and Creative Director of Nuri Nahara, an…

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Who What Wear: Toju Foyeh Stuns In Self-Designed African Print Dress

Celebrity fashion designer, Toju Foyeh is arguably one of the hottest designers in the Nigerian fashion scene. Modelling one of her designs, the fashion designer donned an African-print ensemble in new photos she recently shared on Instagram. Toju dressed her sensational frame in the lace-detailed dressed which she paired with a matching headgear.The gorgeous dress…

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Daily Beauty Look: Dominique Oputa Stuns In New Photos

Melanin model Dominique Oputa shares beautiful photos of herself via her Instagram page as she was captured by Banji Abioye in beautiful Cosmetic shoot for Zamoux Cosmetics.With beautiful makeup done by Jaru, the dazzling beauty opted for a purple ombre lipstick which she paired with a smokey look.In one photo, she was photographed with a…

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Lookbook: The Hermes Neckwear Collection For Spring Summer 2017 Is All About Fun

French fashion maison, Hermes continues its commitment to modern dandy as it releases a lookbook for its new neckwear collection for the Spring/Summer 2017 season. Photographed by Carl Kleiner and Daniel Riera and styled by Mattias Karlsson, the lookbook pays homage to René Magritte’s iconic “Son of Man” painting by placing fruits and random household…

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Celebrity Beauty Of The Day: Gabrielle Union-Wade In Naeem Khan Spring Collection

American actress and model Gabrielle Union-Wade was photographed at the recently held event tagged ‘A Night On The RunWade Fundraiser’.The beauty was styled by Thomas Christos in a gorgeous floral dress from Naeem Khan Spring collection. She also paired her look with her signature short wavy hairstyle, red lipstick and smokey makeup.Credit: Gabrielle Union

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Lindsey Wixson & Jules Horn For V Magazine By Karl Lagerfeld

Lindsey Wixson models Spring collection for V Magazine’s latest issue. Captured by Karl Lagerfeld, the American beauty was joined by Jules Horn as they both pose in ballroom-inspired look. Styled by Amanda Harlech, the top model sports airy gowns and embellished separates from the likes of Chanel, Dior and Givenchy. Charlotte Tilbury worked on makeup…

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Jasmine Sanders, Alessio Pozzi & More Are Party-Ready In Just Cavalli’s Spring 2017 Campaign

The Just Cavalli Spring/Summer 2017 campaign is inspired by the music played during a night of partying.Duo Photographers Luca and Alessandro Morelli capture Jasmine Sanders, Frida Aasen and Julia for the Campaign. Lensed in a night club setting, the luxury brand also taps male models Matthew Noszka, Lucas Alves Alessio Pozzi for the advertisements. Just…

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Editorial: Blanca Padilla Stars In Marie Claire Italy April 2017

Top model Blanca Padilla graces the pages of Marie Claire Italia’s latest issue. Blanca brings up trendy spring looks and beauty looks, from lips color to eye shadow. Stylist Elisabetta Massari dresses the brunette in spring collections from Stella McCartney, Miu Miu, Valentino, Fendi and more. Channeling effortless beach styles, Blanca was photographed by David Bellemere,…

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Kendall Jenner Stars In Penshoppe Spring 2017 Campaign

Fashion brand, Penshoppe taps supermodel Kendall Jenner for its spring/summer 2017 campaign. For the advertisement, the American beauty wears warm weather style ranging from crop tops, cut-off denim shorts and knit pieces. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star has been with the label for several seasons.Looking every inch the most sought-after model in the…

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Nadine Strittmatter For Flaunt Magazine’s Spring Issue

Nadine Strittmatter graces the pages of Flaunt Magazine’s latest issue. The blonde beauty haute couture as Pierre Dal Corso captures the studio shoot. Stylist Long Nguyen dresses the model in Spring-Summer collection from Dior, Alexandre Vauthier, Chanel, Atelier Versace and more. For beauty, Alexis Parente worked on hair with makeup by Christopher Kam. Credit: Flaunt…

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Sara Sampaio For Tory Burch Spring/Summer 2017

Portuguese model Sara Sampaio stars in Tory Burch’s Spring/Summer 2017 colourful collection. The Portuguese beauty models standout pieces from the new season including the ‘Pier’ dress, ‘Gemini Link’ bikini and oversize sunglasses. “East Coast meets West Coast. For Spring/Summer 2017, we begin out East, hostess chic to cool prep. From there, we continue to the…

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Style Stalking: Nicki Minaj Spotted In Agent Provocateur

Famous rapper Nicki Minaj as so far served amazing hot sauce photos via her Instagram page and in recent photos shared while in England, the celebrity queen opted for a black trend.She was photographed in different designer pieces which features a black body suit from Agent Provocateur’s collection, which she paired with black matching leather…

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Hair Of The Day: Elizabeth Michael Rocks In Bohemian Curls

Tanzanian screen star Elizabeth Michael was photographed dressed up in a gorgeous black pants which she styled with a white cleavage-revealing top and red pair of shoes.Another interesting thing about this dazzling celebrity is her beauty look which features a matching red lipstick and her smokey-eye makeup which she complemented with a beautiful short bohemian…

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Ibinabo Fibresima Shines Through In Sunny Outfit

Nollywood veteran actress Ibinabo Fiberesima, looked breathtaking in a butter yellow dress she wore to a wedding in Abuja. She accessorized the dress with a matching butter yellow fascinator. The gorgeous mother of 5 must have felt so diva-like in the gown that she had to admit she was going to send the lovely photos…

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