Culture Or Glamour, How Do You Rock Your Turban?

The piece of cloth-most often worn as customary headscarf throughout some parts of Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Near East, and other parts of the world has found its way into the fashion realm as one of the most glamourous accessories besides any sparkling diamonds, red lipstick, or fur. There’s no fashion statement quite as hip […]

What has Cocooning got to do with Clothing & Fashion?

In the ever more crowded and noisy world the need at times to stop and contemplate, often in silence and without communication, is overwhelming. Comfort and security in the feeling of the clothing selected to cocoon in is paramount; a Hermes cashmere blanket is possibly the perfect piece. The term cocooning was coined in the […]

Sterbehilfe: Richtig Oder Falsch?

In Deutschland hängt die Entscheidung ob Sterbehilfe straffbar bleibt vom Beitrag des Helfers ab. Indirekte Sterbehilfe ist zulässig und liegt vor, wenn etwa ein Arzt einem Todkranken mit dessen Einverständnis schmerzlindernde Medikamente gibt, die als Nebenwirkung den Todeseintritt beschleunigen. Diese Art der Lebensverkürzung ist und bleibt nicht strafbar, weil sie dem Patienten einen Tod in […]

Highlights From Day 1 (29.10.14) AFI-MBFW In Johannesburg

We are so excited to present to you the designers  who showcased yesterday 29.10.2014, day 1 of AFI Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa  in Johannesburg. Nicholas Coutts:Mr. Coutts is Elle’s 2013 Rising Star winner. He displayed a collection definitive of his aesthetic. What gave this particular collection an accent of attitude, was the inclusion of denim […]

The 2014 Cartier Women’s Initiative Award Goes To…

One of the most prestigious women’s business awards (The Catier Women’s Iniative) were announced this October  at the Annual Global Meeting of the Women’s Forum in Deauville, France. The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards aims to identify and support women entrepreneurs in the start-up phase through funding and coaching, to foster the spirit of enterprise by […]

Who Will Be The Winner Of The Elle Rising Star Design Award?

Tomorrow 29th of October 2014 is Judgment Day for the Rising Stars and Finalists of the Elle Rising Star Design Award. The ERSDA is in association with MR.Price. The young designers will be showcasing their pieces in collections at this year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Johannesburg; Melrose Arch. Tickets can be booked at Webtickets. There […]

Akon ft. D’Banj -In FROSH Production

Another Nigerian-Atlanta conection by music superstars, D’Banj and Akon who recently announced that they are working on a massive collaboration. Both Artists took time off the set of the new video they are working on, to show-off  pictures on their Instagram pages. Throwing around words like Frosh and Feeling a Nigga, which is believed to be […]

Trendy-Ethno-Inspired Accessories

Great designers are often inspired by waifish ingenues (remember Galliano and Kate Moss?) and obscure time periods (witness Lagerfeld’s recent Byzantine collection), but fashion-makers thought of  African traditions when crafting their current ­collections: A. F. Vandevorst honored Kenya’s body-­conscious Turkanas and Samburus with feathery silk knits and sculptural headpieces, while Burberry celebrated beading and weaving […]

Nollywood Actresses Invade Film Premier in Dallas

Yesterday 20th October 2014, Nigerian film director Lancelot Imasuen premiered his new historical movie “Invasion 1897”. The movie is said to be one of Nollywood’s most expensive productions of all time. Check out the ever beautiful top Nollywood actresses, Monalisa Chinda and Uche Jombo’s outfits to the event. Uche Jombo recently showed off her short […]

10 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success

Find the words of wisdom that will motivate you in building your business, leading your life, creating success, achieving your goals, and overcoming your fears. 1. “If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.” —Anonymous 2. “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” —John Wooden […]

See Who Is Host Of The 87th Academy Awards!

Whoopi Goldberg! Born Caryn Elaine Johnson on November 1955 in New York. With her familiar dreadlocks and granny glasses, Whoopi Goldberg is one of Hollywood’s most recognizable and versatile stars. Adept at comedy and drama — and at home on stage, on television and in the movies — Goldberg is one of only 10 performers […]