Tag: culture

Be your own body goals

I recently discussed international beauty trends and the strong correlation between weight management and successful adulting in general. In many cultures (African included), your ability to manage your weight and physical appearance speaks… Read More

AFROPEAN Street Style – Oslo, Norway

As a self-proclaimed AFROPEAN (culturally African / European hybrid). I love sharing culture and style from other AFROPEANS in Europe, Africa and beyond. One of my favourite places for style… Read More

Unscrambling Africa – A road trip with the right idea

For as many years as I’ve been blogging I’ve had a Mutua Matheka wallpaper on either my laptop or iPhone. Mutua is a Kenyan photographer, and his images of an… Read More

African Street Style Festival

“Check out my photos from this summer’s African Street Style Festival. A unique, open, street-based platform to highlight and celebrate the influence of African creativity in London” The African Street… Read More

#32 Soprano – En Feu

My tune this week comes from French rapper Soprano. En Feu is energy filled club track that takes influence from Marsailles and American hip hop influences. I just arrived back… Read More

A short poem on culture by Tawanda Mudzonga

I’m part of the Pigeon Post readers as not only do I love reading African stories, I love reading them in real time with the author. Something about this short poem in… Read More

Stella Jean – Fashion beyond aesthetics

Stella Jean is a testament to how fashion, beyond aesthetics, can evolve into an instrument of counter-colonisation and become a vehicle for, and expression of, economic, social and ethical growth… Read More

Humanæ PANTONE® More equality than difference

Angélica Dass is the granddaughter of a black and native Brazilian and the daughter of a black father adopted by a white family is in pursuit of highlighting our subtle-continuous of… Read More

Yinka Illori – Furniture design takes on new meaning

Yinka Ilori is truly one of my favourite London-based designers and people. He specialises in up-cycling vintage furniture, inspired by the traditional Nigerian parables and African fabrics that surrounded him… Read More

Put some RESPEK on it – The soulful rendition

I’m a huge fan of the Breakfast Club (105.1) and the memes populating the internet following Birdman’s appearance in the studio, which was absolutely hilarious (you can watch it here). I’m… Read More