Afrofuturistic fashion film shows the versatility of wax print

Daniel Obasi’s futuristic and abstract fashion film shows that wax print can still be edgy and fashion forward Daniel Obasi’s afrofuturistic fashion film shows the versatility of wax print. “An Alien In Town” follows two humans who stumble upon an alien and show it the Lagos way of living. Last year, OkayAfrica highlighted Daniel Obasi, Nigerian stylist and art director, as one to ... Read More »

Ade Samuel Stylist speaks on racial disparity in the fashion industry and navigating Nigeria’s creative space

Ade tackles the important issues surrounding race in the industry and the importance of female representation. Known as Yara Shahidi’s ‘power’ stylist, Ade Samuel has built a stellar career which has seen her become one of the most respected women in the industry. Carving her own niche and using her platform, Ade tackles the important issues surrounding race in the ... Read More »

The best dressed males at movie award ceremony 2018

Take a look at the men who made an impact at the 75th annual Golden Globes 2018 Award season is officially upon us and the first red carpet of the year was courtesy of the 75th annual Golden Globes which held at The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. The red carpet turned into a sea of Black as actors wore ... Read More »

Top 10 gorgeous ankara swimsuits 2018

These african inspired pieces will have you beach ready It’s no secret that Africans love ankara! From clothes to accessories, there’s nothing we haven’t made from ankara. Take a look at these gorgeous swimsuits made out of ankara too. Swimwear designers such as Andrea Iyamah and Oloriswim have made us fall in love with african print swimwear again. The two ... Read More »

Dadu Bajo launches its S/S 2018 ready-to-wear collection, ‘Weavolution’

Inspired by millinery and basketry, take a look at this unique lookbook Fashion brand Dadu Bajo launches its summer 2018 ready-to-wear collection titled ‘Weavolution’, underlining unconventionality which is an essence of the brand. The creative director Damilola Awobajo was inspired by Millinery and basketry, while maintaining their aesthetics of subtle structures and traditional inspiration with contemporary finish. ‘Tramodern’ The collection ... Read More »