Victorian Era Fashion

Clothing in the Victorian era epitomized your personality, profession and how wealthy you were. The Victorian era was the period of Queen Alexandrina Victoria’s rule in Britain, which spanned from 1837s to 1901.

Islamic Fashion

Islam is the second largest religion in the world, with followers across the seven continents of the world. Islam is believed to have over one billion followers. Islam promotes modesty in dressing and The Muslim Ummah affirm their identity through their mode of dressing. Women adorn themselves with Burqa, Kaftan, Hijab, burkinis, Abaya, or Jellabiya.

Going Natural As An African Fashionista

The African hair is a beauty to behold. It is luscious, resilient, fluffy, bouncy, springy and defies gravity. The texture of the African hair varies from kinky, curly, to wavy which are generally grouped under 3a, 3b, 3c, 4a, 4b and 4c hair types. Going natural means wearing your hair in its natural state without…

Tips For Starting A Fashion Business

Starting up a fashion line is no picnic at all, there is a lot to be put into consideration before embarking on this journey. But not to worry, major fashion brands dominating the fashion industry all started as smaller brands before becoming what they are today and so below are my tips for budding fashion…

Schooled Fashion Designers vs Self Taught Fashion Designers

Reaching back to the 20th century, we see that most of the key players who helped mold the face of the fashion industry were all self taught. Designers like Lucy Lady Duff-Gordon, John Redfern, Mariano Fortuny, Jean Patou, Jacques Fath, Christian Lacroix, Rei Kawakubo, Cristobel Belenciaga, Christian Dior, Maria Ricci, Oscar De La Renta, Karl…

The Plus Size Controversy

 ‘Plus size’ is a term most women do not want to be associated with. Plus size in the fashion industry starts from size 10 (US size 6) and upwards. The term ‘plus size’ has been used by media and the fashion industry to tell women who fall within this dress sizes they are not the…

Influence Of Music Industry On The Fashion Industry

Ever heard the saying ‘you are what you listen to’? Yes, you are! Music has an impact on our personality, our countenance, and our choice of clothing are all influenced by the kind of music we listen to, be it rap, RnB, hip pop, jazz, reggae, blues, rock, pop, electronica, classical, you name it. Although…