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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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KOKO’s Best Dressed Of The Week

If there is one thing we cannot get enough of, it is celebrities nailing their own personal style. Each week we bring you our pick of the best dressed. It has been such an amazing week and all of our favourite celebrities were out and about in some of their best looks. Whether it is…

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How To Wear The Pajamas Daywear Trend

Who says you cannot wear your pajamas outside during the day? Pajama dressing is a must right now! Designers send something fresh down the runway and suddenly, that is all we want to wear. That is exactly what happened watching the Fall 2017 collections unfold. From artfully tailored sweats to voluminous bohemian dresses and luxe-y…

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Street Style: Chic Ama Sizzles In Bell-Sleeved Dress

Popular brand influencer and style blogger, Chic Ama took to the street to flaunt her enviable sartorial skills recently. The fashionista looked elegant in a bell-sleeved dress which she made high fashion with her pixie cut and Giuseppe Zanotti heels.Chic Ama has won the heart of her massive followers with her impeccable styles. The fashionista did not…

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KOKOnista Of The Day: The Stylish Hijabi Sabina Hannan

Modest, modern, stylish and fashionable used to be words that seems hard to go together. Fashion has finally discovered a faith-driven modest alternative and stylish Muslim women. Hijab fashion designers, stylists and bloggers are popping up around the world, showcasing beautiful bold colours, makeup and styles. One of such amazing talents is our KOKOnista of…

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Sara Sampaio By Gilles Bensimon For Editorialist Magazine

Portuguese model Sara Pinto Sampaio channels minimal styles as she lands Editorialist Magazine’s Spring Summer 2017 cover. The black and white images for the magazine was short by Gilles Bensimon. Styled by Kate Davidson Hudson, the Victoria’s Secret Angel sports designs from Michael Kors Collection, Azzedine Alaia, Dior and more. In her interview, the Portuguese…

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Chinese Fashion Model Sui He Covers The Edit Magazine

Sui He is the cover star of the March 16, 2017 The Edit from Net-a-Porter. Captured by Emma Tempest, Sui modelled Gucci polka dot dress, sandals and red leather socks. For the accompanying spread, the Chinese beauty sports statement-making accessories with cocktail dresses. Styled by Camilla Pole, Sui shines in designs from Saint Laurent, Balenciaga,…

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KOKOnista Of The Day: Style Blogger Violet Bannerman-Obeng

Our KOKOnista of the day is Violet .N.A.Bannerman-Obeng. Popularly referred to as Akosua Vee, Violet is a fashion blogger, celebrity stylist and personal shopper. Wearing high end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together, Akosua has been tagged as one of the most popular Ghanaian blogger. Akosua is the perfect perspective of what dressing…

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Buffalo Jeans Taps Jeffrey Finn & Bregje Heinen For Spring 2017 Campaign

Buffalo presents its black and white images of the latest Spring-Summer 2017 campaign. Dutch model, Bregje Heinen and Jeffrey Finn star in the campaign. Richard Bernardin captures the advertisements featuring plenty of denim styles. In one shot, Bregje and Jeffrey get up close and personal while posing topless. And in another, the 24-year-old looks bohemian…

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Martha Hunt Models Free People’s Groovy Festival Styles

Free People taps American fashion model Martha Seifert Hunt for its Festival 2017 look book. The photoshoot is all about fashion, Lookbook, moda, Nordstrom, Shopping. The bohemian fashion retailer offers up numerous outfit ideas in a new lookbook from Nordstrom. Martha who is a spokesperson for Free People stars in the fashion shoot wearing a…

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Megan Fox For Frederick’s Of Hollywood Lingerie Campaign

Megan Fox smoulders in her first Frederick’s of Hollywood lingerie campaign. The Transformers stunner was tapped as the new face and body of the lingerie company in September 2016, when she also became a stakeholder and creative partner to help the business bounce back from its 2015 bankruptcy. The 30-year-old actress looks simply sensational as…

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The Woman In Red: Julia Stegner For Harper’s Bazaar UK April 2017

German supermodel Julia Stegner stars in ‘The Woman In Red’ for  Harper’s Bazaar UK April 2017. Stylist Miranda Almond dresses the stunner in red-hot pieces from the spring collections from Alexander McQueen, Gucci, Valentino and more. Julia stands out from the grey backdrop as she models the colourful ensembles. Photographed by Regan Cameron, the German…

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#TBT: Nigerian Singer Aituaje ‘Waje’ Iruobe

Today is throwback Thursday and we will be focusing Aituaje ‘Waje’ Iruobe on journey to fame.The beautiful Nigerian singer got her stage name, Waje from the acronym of “Words aren’t just enough.” Waje who studied Social Work at University of Nigeria decided to take the next step in her music career while she was still a…

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Style Stalking: Kefilwe Mabote Looks Chic In Pajamas

Rocking the trending Pajamas, Fashionistas are now take solace in the fact that it is perfectly acceptable to remove that one extra step from the daily morning routines, getting dressed! Wearing a mustard yellow pajama set, Kefilwe Mabote effortlessly turns the trendy sleepwear into a chic and stylish day outfit. The two-piece ensemble which was…

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Street Style: LaNatria Ellis Serves Retro Vibes In New Photos

Fashion blogger, LaNatria Renee’ Brackett is solidifying the status of the ruffle-detailed trouser in new photos. Making the trousers a covetable addition to the wardrobes of the fashion-conscious, she paired with a brightly coloured sweater. Serving hot sauce with a metallic eyeshadow, a perfectly arched eyebrow and dark lips, the beautiful blogger had her hair…

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Pregnancy Style: Ciara’s Chic Style

Ciara serves endless pregnancy style as she expects her first child with beau Russell Wilson. The 31-year-old R&B icon is known for her sexy yet tasteful sense of style, so when it comes to her maternity looks, we expect nothing less.Even though she is heavily pregnant, Ciara is still focusing on herself and her own…

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Ashley Graham Honoured By Urban Arts Partnership

Beautiful plus-size model, Ashley Graham looked stunning in a figure-hugging white dress and silver shoes as she was honoured by the Urban Arts Partnership at its annual Spring gala held at Cipriani Wall Street.The crochet patterned dress hugged her famous curves in all the right places, reminding us why she is the first plus-sized model to…

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Who What Wear: Winnie Harlow Stuns In Stella MCCartney

Canadian fashion model and activist Winnie Harlow exudes Parisian chic as she attends Glamour UK’s ‘The Glamour Beauty Festival’. She posted the look from the event on her Instagram page recently and she was all shades of glam. Winnie channelled retro fashion as she donned Stella MCCartney Spring 2017 ensemble which featured a white long…

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Editorial: Marjan Jonkman For Vogue Nederland April 2017

Vogue Nederland celebrates its fifth anniversary in its April 2017 issue. Inside the issue are a number of stories by Testino including the editorial featuring Marjan Jonkman. Styled by Paul Cavaco, the Dutch model flaunts her toned body in black coloured underwear and knickers by Wolford. The shoot was in Dutch capital of Amsterdam and was…

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Alessandra Ambrósio Wears Haute Couture For Elle Russia

Supermodel Alessandra Ambrósio lands the April 2017 cover of ELLE Russia. Styled by Ekaterina Mukhina, the Victoria’s Secret Angel wears wears a floral appliqué gown in pretty pastel shades for the cover page. In the accompanying spread, Alessandra shimmers in spring haute collections of Chanel, Dior, Elie Saab and more. The collections featured a mix…

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Curvy Style: Zynnell Zuh’s Impeccable Curves

Our Curvy style searchlight is on Ghanaian actress and producer, Zynnell Lydia Zuh.Following her huge interest in acting, the screen diva started going for auditions immediately after her high school. She joined the Ghana movie industry inn 2004 and has featured in 30 movies over the years. Taking our breath away with every single photo…

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Street Style: Jackie Appiah Is Uber-Chic In New Photos

Ghollywood actress Jackie Appiah sported a laidback off-duty look in photos she shared on her Instagram page recently. Captured out and about in NYC, the beautiful actress donned a fur-detailed bomber jacket on a pair of matching denim pants. Adding a fashionable touch to her outfit, the The stylish mum sported a pair of metallic…

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WCW: Award-Winning Actress Rita Dominic

Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Waturuocha is a an award-winning Nollywood actress and she is our Woman Crush this Wednesday. Born July 12, 1975, Rita is a member of the Royal Waturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise local government area in Imo State and the youngest of four siblings.The beauty and brain graduated from the University of…

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Style Stalking: Beyoncé Works Her Baby Bump In Velvet LBD

Beyoncé slays pregnancy style yet again as she looks fierce showing off her growing baby bump. The pregnant award-winning singer, who is expecting twins with husband Jay Z, styled her twin baby bump in a sexy, velvet little black dress for her stepfather Richard Lawson’s 70th birthday. She accessorised the elegant look with Flaunting silver…

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US Marie Claire April 2017: Priyanka Chopra by Tesh

Priyanka Chopra, a Bollywood actor who has gone on to become an international star, is turning heads with her new Marie Claire magazine cover.In an interview, the actress said, “I’m not someone who looks for love. I don’t believe in making it happen. My life has been shaped by so many serendipitous moments so far,…

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KOKOnista Of The Day: Beauty Blogger Jayde Pierce

Qualified beauty therapist, makeup artist and model, Jayde Pierce is our KOKOnista of the day. The 22-year-old beauty blogger began her social media career as early as 2010 when she signed up for Twitter. Her fame escalated when she was rumored to be romantically involved with Justin Bieber. In 2016, Jayde and her boyfriend Michael…

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Airport Style: Angelina Jolie & Kids At LAX

Angelina Jolie looks sleek as she boarded a flight to Cambodia with her kids at LAX. The 41-year-old actress seemed to be glowing as she walks with her six children through the airport. Shielding her eyes with cat-eye sunglasses, the stylish mum opted for a robe-like off-white coat which she cinched at the waist with…

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Who What Wear: Seyi Shay Slays In SGTC By Nana

Stepping out in style and working the cut-out trend, Seyi Shay made a glam entrance at Cobhams Asuquo Launch which held at Civic Center in Lagos Nigeria on March 12, 2017. She donned a voluminous-sleeved African print top on a pair of palazzo slit pants. The gorgeous outfit was designed by SGTC By Nana and…

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Street Style: Amanda du-Pont In African Print Crop Top

Amanda du-Pont showed off her figure and toned abs as she donned an off-shoulder crop top on a pair of denim shorts. The African-print top features a cropped length which reveals her middle while a deep fold over neckline shows off her flawless shoulders.The South African actress and television presenter teamed her bright look with…

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Tyra Banks Named Host Of ‘America’s Got Talent’

American television personality and actress Tyra Banks is the new host of NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent.’ One of the show’s judges, Howie Mandel, made the announcement Sunday via Twitter.Banks replaces Nick Cannon, who announced his resignation from the show in a Facebook post. He said that he was quitting after he was threatened with termination…

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