The Rise of Afropolitians- A Must Read!

This article from today’s Washington Post Style section is for anyone and everyone who loves African fashion! It discusses the breakthrough of African designers and their fashion into mainstream America.  It features Silver Spring, Maryland based designer Olatide “Tide” Adeniyi…

The Fellas

Here are a couple of styles the men wore with the ankara.  There were actually quite a few different styles which were nice, but I couldn’t capture them all.  Loved his embroidery and beads! People are becoming more creative with…

A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That

A few more of the various dresses from this weekend. Longer post than usual.  Enjoy!  Her beading detail

Deja Vu

She didn’t see my dress from my sister’s wedding…I guess great minds just think alike.  Plus she makes shoes. Website coming soon. 

An Assortment

Should Women Be Allowed to Drive in Saudi Arabia?

Manal al-Sharif was jailed for nine days in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia for posting a video of herself breaking the law by driving her black SUV in the country. Thereafter, people all around the world took to social media to…


These dresses are perfect for summer Designs from designers Juanjo Oliva and Jewel by Lisa