Arabesque

I love the Moroccan location that the popular Australian brand, Kookai, chose for their Summer 2012 campaign. I wouldn’t usually post about this campaign cause it’s not an African brand, but I’m making the exception cause of the beautiful choice of location. The photographer captures Moroccan interiors and markets so well that I almost long…

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Nigeria in the Olympics

I recently came across this lovely blog on Tumblr called Afrocentrico. The blog had a whole lot of pictures celebrating Nigeria in the Olympics. No, we didn’t win any medals. And yes, there is still loads of room for improvement. Still, it’s important to support your country through good times and bad. This post a…

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Soul

Theirry Le Goues is an ace fashion photographer, well known for many campaigns and editorials. He has published several photographic books, one being Amazon, which I featured here a whole back. Another book of his is Soul which he published in 1998. In the photoshoot, he portrays the beauty of the woman and of the…

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Tourism in Seychelles

Pictures taken to advertise tourism are usually shot in fulsome, bright colors designed to attract. Which is especially why I love these shots of Seychelles – they’ve made the images B&W and vintage. It seems to me that they’re portraying not just the beauty of the area, but the culture and history. These were shot…

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The Night Scarf Project

Visual artist, Angela Dennis, brings us a new project based on a popular lifestyle among African women – the night scarf. It seems like most African have tied their hair at night at one point in their lives. I believe it’s mostly a factor of our hairstyles than anything else. It’s sort of become a…

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Crowned

The ace photographer, Andre Wagner, and the style bloggers extraordinaire, Street Etiquette, teamed up for this project called Crowned. Crowned is a celebration of African hair and how different people wear theirs differently to tell their individual stories. It is about pride in your natural locks. Crowned is a portrait series depicting the styles of…

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