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Lafritude Hottest IG Styles Of The Week

In recent years with the help of social media, we have seen the influx of African print clothing in mainstream fashion. Not to mention contemporary fashion brands have also adopted an ethical twist to serve their diverse clientele.  Stella Jean, Stella McCartney,  Christian Louboutin are endorsing contemporary African prints by incorporating Ankara into their designs. African fashion or ethnic fashion has become mainstream with ready-to-wear pieces. As a fashionista with

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7 Essential Tips for Natural Hair

Short, long, dreds, twist, curls or braids . If like many women of colour around the world you are discovering, or rediscovering your love for natural hair, we have some TLC tips for your crown. 1. Moisturize more than seems sane. What are the three words every woman with natural hair needs to hear? They aren’t ‘I love you’ (although that’s nice too), they are ‘leave-in conditioner’. It doesn’t necessarily matter

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Why African Fabrics Became So Trendy

When I was growing up, wearing clothes from african fabrics was not at all hip. Our parents and grand parents dressed African on special and traditional occassions.  These fabrics have been in the market for so many years but never have they been so celebrated in so many different ways as today. From ‘Ankara’ prints in Nigeria, wax, super wax, java, ‘Dutch wax’ in Ghana, and ‘Kanga prints’ in Tanzania. Some prominent Fashion desingers

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How To Choose The Perfect Accessories For Your outfit

Accessories can either make or break your look. When choosing fashion accessories to match your outfit, consider the color, scale and style of the pieces, and keep the occasion in mind. 1.) Dress to suit the occassion. Accessories can take any outfit from drab to fab. They can also help extend your wardrobe because you can achieve multiple looks from one basic dress just by changing your accessories. To look

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