Author Archives: Louisa

Must Haves: Bantu Wax

Must Haves: Bantu Wax
God, we love that Bantu Wax swagger! Check out this sweatshirt – the epitome of Bantu wave cool. African colours, surf wave chic. Men, you’ll look sexy in this sustainable swag! BANTU WAX is a label Made In ...
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Must Haves: 70s Tassel Scarf@ Luvinurstyle

Must Haves: 70s Tassel Scarf@ Luvinurstyle
If we’ve learned one thing from the preview SS15 catwalk shows, it’s that 70’s sassy chic should be the tagline to your summer fashion. Burnt oranges, pale baby blues and caramel browns and this ...
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Nike Okundaye, An Inspirational Artist

Nike Okundaye, An Inspirational Artist
Inspiration to achieve often comes from the need to survive but sometimes, for some, like Nike Okundaye, it is simply passed down through generations and comes as naturally as the sun and the moon, leading to greatness ...
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Must Have: Pawn Future Kings

Must Have: Pawn Future Kings
Check out this must have men’s tee from new UK urban menswear brand, Pawn Future Kings. We love this tee – Pawn Future Kings African dot constructed using a soft polyester fabric with full sublimation of ...
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Stitch & Steel Stand Out!

Stitch & Steel Stand Out!
Etsy is a great online catalogue of independent and niche suppliers, especially for fashion. A few minutes of surfing will always lead to at least another ten and an I-just-had-to-have-it purchase. And just look what ...
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African Headdress: The Clan

African Headdress: The Clan
The African headdress has always been a very important part of the continent’s fashion, heritage and culture. South African independent online magazine, ‘Gaschette’ has commissioned a wonderful shoot ...
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Brazil Nuts For Skin Care

Brazil Nuts For Skin Care
Did you know that Brazil nuts are technically seeds?   These large brown-shelled, crescent-shaped seeds grow on trees of up to 165 feet in the Amazon rainforests and the Agouti, a type of South American rodent, eats ...
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Avocado Seeds Are Good For You!

Avocado Seeds Are Good For You!
Usually, avocado seeds go straight into the bin but did you know that you’ve been throwing away the best bit? The avocado seed has as many health benefits as the avocado itself! According to a 2004 Journal of ...
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