A phenomenon arising within a cross-section of society is the perception that African Fashion is one and the same as Wax Prints ! This perception couldn’t be further from the truth. Africans created and adorned their bodies with fashion pieces that were unique to the environment and socio-cultural constructs of their societies in years past. Just as different segments of culture (food, music,art etcetera) evolves … Continue reading African Fashion Is Not Limited To Wax Prints !
Overview of Hogbetsotso Hogbetsotso is derived from the word Hogbe or Hohogbe and is literally translated as “the day of exodus”. It is a festival celebrated annually(first sunday of November) by the Anloga’s of Ghana and commemorates their successful attainment of freedom and escape from the tyrannical Togolese King, Fia Agokoli to present day Ghana. Located in the volta region, the Anloga state is made … Continue reading Is the Celebration of Hogbetsotso Relevant in Modern Day Ghana ?
If you want something you can be certain no one else has, we have incredible and phenomenal African inspired jewelry to match your style preference. The color palettes featured in our jewelry are also inspired by the personalities and experiences of our designers. This bright and bold handcrafted statement necklace draws its inspiration from fire. Available for purchase at Nopoku 2. A cocktail of colors fused with loops make … Continue reading Afrocentric Jewelry Collection – Nopoku
So far as new year resolutions go, my new years resolution seldom include skin care. It rarely occurs to me to create a resolution centered on my skin. I’m very sure my dear skin would accuse me of playing favoritism if it could voice its sentiments. All the same, something changed this year. Continue reading New Year, New Skin Rejuvenation Resolutions – The Spa Hammam
What is an appropriate response to the question above ? Do I offer a simple response or a dissertation :)? To be fair, I do not think the person posing the question about my views on African fashion realized how broad it was. All the same, I decided to offer a thoughtful and gracious response (at least that is what I thought of my response) … Continue reading What are Your Views on African Fashion?
Question: How did you come by the name of your business? Coming up with the name of my business was a long process. This is because, I wanted something easy to remember and true to the activities of the business. Also, I wanted a name that was general enough in such a way that it wouldn’t scare anyone who wasn’t a yogi away. The first … Continue reading Interview with Briana (Founder of Breathe Studios)
I will be concluding this month’s interview series with the Founder of Events by Golden Dove, Geraldine Brace. This fire ball of a woman is filled with passion and creativity. As a soul who loves learning from others, I decided to share this interview with the goal of inspiring other women. How did you come by the name of your business? Response: I got the … Continue reading Meet the Innovative Event Planner and Founder of Events by Golden Dove
This month, a series of motivational interviews featuring African female entrepreneurs will be presented in this space. These phenomenal females who are fearlessly pursuing their dreams while contributing their quota to the improvement of the human condition will offer us a glimpse of their personae. Spearheading this series is Lady May. While I realize that neither a blog post, nor a book nor a movie can … Continue reading Interview with Catherine ( Lady May ) Hagan – Founder and CEO – The R’ajwa Company
Fashion is a multi-billion dollar industry that has contributed massively to the economic growth of countries in the western hemisphere. An observation of the fashion capitals of the world (Paris, New York, London, Los Angeles, Rome, Milan, Barcelona, Berlin, Madrid and Tokyo) can reveal the huge impact of fashion on a country’s economy. The evolving fashion landscape in Ghana is indeed a fascinating phenomenon. Also, … Continue reading Fashion Tourism as a Vehicle for Economic Growth in Ghana
By Dustin Franklin How to moisturize skin safely and naturally? This is a common query heard from people. In this article, we are going to see how to get younger looks with herbal skin moisturizing face pack. Avocado is one among the best food sources to improve skin tone. You can make use of this remedy both internally and externally. If your skin is in … Continue reading How To Get Younger Looks With Herbal Skin Moisturizing Face Pack?