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Ajak Deng, Ataui Deng, Alek Wek & Nairoby Mato are Cool Cats in the Kenzo SS12 TV Ad.

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WARNING: This Video will make your day!!!! Lighthearted moments, Sunglasses, long-legged African beauties plus more encapsulated in the video below. Clips from Behind-The-Scenes shoot of the Kenzo S/S 2012 Ad. Ajak Deng, Ataui Deng, Alek Wek & Nairoby Mato all made cameo appearances in the video.

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Ituen Basi? Jewel By Lisa? Georgie Badiel Imprints Afro for ‘io donna’ Magazine.

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Burkina Faso-born model Georgie Badiel features in the “Imprinting Afro” editorial in the March issue of IO Donna magazine.  Georgie is seen sporting pieces  that appear to have been African Inspired, she also dons an Afro in this shoot. Stunning looks aside, the pieces couldn’t help but take our hearts back some of Africa’s finest designers and the similarities in the pieces Georgie was donning, see a couple of our reminisces below:

Georgie Badiel [Left] is styled in Printed Skirt very reminiscent of the choice of fabric African Designer Ituen Basi would use.

The cropped trousers and warm earth tones from the piece Georgie is sporting took our mind back to Jewel by Lisa’s SS 11 Global Minimalism Collection.

Photo Credit: Beauty is Diverse

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African Inspired: The Promise Collection by Tommy Hilfiger for Millennium Promise Charity.

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Seeing a sunbeam ? Just want to chill out with your favorite eyewear ?

Let me introduce you Nena Soul Fly, a girl from Los Angeles designing women jewelry and accessories. She has founded her brand Nena Soul Fly in 2005. She wants to express her cultural pride, working with hand selected Nigerian ankara, Ghanaian kente, Indian silks, cowrie shells, feathers and bamboo style earrings. Her inspirations come from Afrikan and indigenous women around the globe. Nena Soul Fly is for women who want to combine their urban way-of-life with an ethnic touch. Nena Soul Fly accessories are full of cultural meanings and symbols. The hit of the moment is her african inspired eyewear, recently wore by Erikah Badu.

You can buy it on her Etsy page or on her own website.

 

 

 Don’t miss it, she offers a very affordable price !

African-inspired eyewear is definitely branché

Tommy Hilfiger just launched his Promise Collection. It is an African-inspired collection and all the money is given to an organization « Millennium Promise » that aims to reduce extreme hunger and poverty in Africa.

The collection is inspired with African prints and colors.

The Promise Collection is not limited to eyewear.  Below a glance on the entire collection :

  The Promise Collection – Tommy Hilfiger SS12 Collection

With Katie Holmes as ambassador, reasonable prices and a solidary concept, we MUST do not be reasonable !!

 

 Imany at the Launching Party in Paris

 Don’t miss the sun !

– Massiva Aliane

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Just In!: Kastle Designs & Treasure Chest Fall 2012

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