People have different views about the African fashion industry currently, talking of African fabric which portrays the visual identity of African fashion being dominated by Asian textile manufacturers topping the news headlines. Irrespective of this deficiency in the industry, I am convinced that we have experienced immense improvement in the African fashion industry. That has encouraged the rise of modern fashion designers and entrepreneurs.
Last Saturday I got this amazing coffee scrubs that I can’t give up using. I don’t remember ever scrubbing my skin in the past though. I just never…
Headwraps are not specific to any culture, how it’s tied is what is cultural about it. We are past the days when wearing headwraps determined your social status, identity and other dismissive perspective.
“One symbolic function of the headwrap was to maintain Southern white power in a society based economically and socially on racial slavery. Noteworthy in this respect are the ordinances which regulated African American dress throughout the South during the eighteenth century (Wares, 1981:131-136). In effect, whites used these dress codes to outwardly distinguish those without power from those who held it.“
My first glance at this handmade crafts fell on their uncomplicated attractiveness. Uniquely created from waste bones sourced from butcheries and slaughterhouses. Passed down from our ancestors who…
The Fear of Failure and my 100% Failure Hypothesis The Fear of Failure “Failure simply means that you are trying” this was a quote uttered by one of the most inspirational persons I have had the pleasure of interacting with Mr. Michael Flynn. He spoke with immense conviction and belief you would think him insane all the while your heart oscillating in tandem with the vibrations of his voice. What was even more unbelievable was when he explained to us the story of his life, a life that resembled a James Bond movie or the highly rated Netflix thriller Narcos packed with crime and guns, than that of a later entrepreneur and philanthropist. However, what was striking about all this was that it seemed as if his failures were not an
To complete an ensemble that represents you, what you place on your feet is just as important as what you wear, and can even take your outfit to…
I took a pen to write a love poem; instead I wrote a dry poem.
A poem about my bleeding heart; a heart that needs deliverance.
Deliverance from my sinful nature; the nature I inflicted in my heart.
A heart full of shame; shame from what have done.