Yoruba101: Legend Edition

Technology is taking up a more central role in every aspect of our lives. In Nigeria, this has manifested particularly well in the area of mobile devices, and the mobile applications that accompany them. The possibilities for real-life impacts of these applications are endless, especially when we have local content providers and developers of these…

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Interview: African Parables by Yinka Ilori

Yinka Ilori has received rising recognition for his work in furniture up-cycling under his Yinka Ilori brand. And rightly so. He approaches his art in a specific way – with strong focus on both sustainability and culture. On one hand, Yinka ‘rehabilitates’ furniture, many times splitting them apart to put them back together again in…

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Vellvett Bar and Grill

Merry Christmas and a happy new year guys! This holiday season means different things to different people, but we all celebrate it with family, friends, and loved ones. One thing is common with all our celebrations this holiday, and that’s food! Good food has a way of bringing people together, whether friends or strangers, and…

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Colourburst by House of Tara

Nigerian beauty brand, House of Tara, was a pioneer beauty product brand in Nigeria, way back in 1998. I love that they are still going strong and now hold their own in comparison with international brands like Rimmel and MAC. In addition to their original products, House of Tara also provides beauty consulting services and training…

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The Master’s Collection

Oyebanji RAFA is a Nigerian menswear brand that has been going strong since 2012. Their latest collection is inspired by the Nigerian state dinners of the 1950s, with a modern twist! The pieces are characterized by clean sharp cuts and classic deep colors. This Master’s Collection is below: Styled: Oyebanji Jnr @banjirafaModel: Olamiwale Fasanmi (Music…

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Sally Bawa 2014 Collection

Nigerian fashion brand, Sally Bawa, brings us their latest collection, which in our opinion is their best one till date. The collection is made up of hand painted designs, using soft colors in a backdrop of white. The designs look like they were painted with watercolor, with the overall effect being one of beauty and…

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Roots of Redemption

Menswear brands that get it right have a special place in my heart! New Nigerian brand, Rhobes, brings classy back. Their debut collection, Roots of Redemption, was inspired by ‘the genesis of the black civilization which pushes forth the black man’s rise from the fields of cotton to the corridors of power’. This collection features classic suits…

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