Posts for Tag: fashion

  • March 8, 2016

    How the Chitenge has revolutionised women’s empowerment in Zambia

    It’s International Women’s Day and there were numerous ways we could shout out to our sisters around the world, but we thought we’d venture into a whole other culture and see what the women in Zambia are celebrating in 2016. Dekha Phiri opens our eyes… The clock struck 10 as I sipped some hot chocolate […]

  • February 23, 2016

    3 outfits to refresh your work wardrobe

    With Spring just around the corner, we thought it only right to share some ideas on how to refresh your work wardrobe. Here are three of our favourite outfits to help you feel fabulous while you rock your role. 1. Meeting Chic   We love this look! It’s fierce, chic and fabulous. You can top it […]

  • August 11, 2015

    Africa Fashion Week 2015: The Trends & Highlights

    This year was the 5th anniversary of Europe’s biggest African-inspired fashion event: Africa Fashion Week.  World-class fashion shows in London and Europe are notorious for their high prices making them inaccessible for Diaspora African Fashion designers to showcase their work. In 2011, Ronke Ademiluyi, founder of AFWL (Africa Fashion Week London), decided to bridge this gap […]

  • April 25, 2015

    What they wore: Girls Talk London Sessions: Episode 4

    We tell you where the hosts of our brand new series for young women got their outfits from for the Wellbeing & life sessions. Yazmin Joy Vigus, Writer and Founder of aliljoy.com Leather trousers – Topshop Shoes (not seen in picture but in video) – Topshop Tee – Banana Republic Blazer – Asos Vanessa Sanyauke, Founder […]

  • November 27, 2014

    7 wardrobe staples every girl needs

    Ever had one of those days when you’ve got a wardrobe full of clothes but nothing to wear? Or, maybe more frustratingly, you’ve got one or two items you desperately want to wear but they don’t go with anything? You’re not alone! The key is having some basics in your wardrobe – if all else […]

  • November 18, 2014

    Dress to impress at an interview

    You’ve done half the work – you’ve got an interview! Now comes the chance to impress them further with your knowledge, personality and, er, appearance. Because, as much as we like to say ‘never judge a book by its cover’, at an interview, everything matters. So what should you wear? Clean bee Firstly, plan what […]