The two were enstooled yesterday at Gomoa Afransi. Wendy was enstooled as the “Ahenemba Hemaa of Gomoa Afransi” and Eshun as “Queen of Juvenal and Youth”.
So what exactly are waistbeads? Judging from the name itself, these are pieces of beads, glass,wood, dried fruits and even dried skin that is put together, mostly threaded or sewn around a woman’s waist for various reasons. Let’s get to the nitty-gritty and find out these reasons;
Tammy said for the video’s outfits to represent African heritage, they used traditional Ghanaian Kente, traditional Masai fabric, West African fabrics and silhouettes, Ndebele beading and accents, Zimbabwean woven baskets/craft hats, African warrior tribal art, and Zimbabwean traditional craft beads.
The Nigerian-American stylist and content creator put together timeless looks for Patoranking and 27 women who represented Fela’s Kalakuta Queens.
Nikiwe Dlova enjoys expressing her artistic side by creating very unique and interesting hairstyles. She uses beads, wool extensions and braids to make political and artistic statements with her hairstyles.
It was Africa Day this past weekend and South African actress and businesswoman, Sonia Mbele, decided to share her thoughts on what Africa means to her via social media.
Popular Ghanaian musician and CEO of Bel Eye Media, Nana Ekua Amoah, better known as Mzbel, has shared near-naked photos of herself on social media ahead of her fortieth birthday.
It’s truly magical to watch a person get pulled into a moment of gazing at a simple trinket or fabric that inspires them– awakening an African sensibility or story waiting to be told. A family affair, there at the festival little ones are dressed in their African attire toddling around freely taken into the atmosphere of family and fun. As it is in Africa, their parents don’t need to be nearby because everyone looks out for each other, a whole tribe of people that know you by name or by face can equally show you love, correct you and keep you safe.
Known for a classic style with a dose of glam, Erika Hollinshead Ward is currently taking cues from the natural world. Here’s what’s inspiring her now.
See explosive African colour at a festival pavilion in Dulwich and on vibrant new homeware.