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Table of Contents

Photography- Jason Maddox
Wardrobe- Luis Gavela
Wardrobe Asst-Fatim Bangoura
Makeup-Jeremy Austin
Beaded/African Inspired-Nordstrom Rack
Metal plated/Wood Necklace-Nordstrom Rack
Bubu-Stylists’ Own
Striped Veil-Stylists’ Own
AfroTraditional: The Touareg People of Niger and Mali

AfroTraditional: The Touareg People of Niger and Mali

The Touareg are “largely matrilineal”. The women do not traditionally wear the veil whereas men do. The most famous Touareg symbols are the Tagelmust -also called éghéwed and cheche (pronounced “shesh” from Berber); an often indigo blue-colored veil called alasho. Taking on the veil is associated with the rite of passage to manhood; men begin...
AfroFusion: From UK to Ghana

AfroFusion: From UK to Ghana

Photography: Jason Maddox
Wardrobe: Camille Yvette Lee
MakeUp: Paula Renusa
Hair: Tevey
AfroModa: Ol’ Hollywood Glamour

AfroModa: Ol’ Hollywood Glamour

Photography- Star Foreman
Wardrobe- Melody Johnson & Consuela Cooper
Make Up/Hair- Paula Renusa
Location: Long Beach Museum of Art
Bryan Traylor: Talks Photography and His New Show

Bryan Traylor: Talks Photography and His New Show

Some kids grow up knowing what they want to be from a very early age but Bryan Traylor didn’t. He spent his childhood moving a lot and spent time on his own-mostly outside. The infamous, “Go outside and play,” was his staple growing up. But he learned to appreciate how the trees moved and the...
Design School of Africa Spring/Summer 2011: The Vogue of Contemporary Fashion

Design School of Africa Spring/Summer 2011:
The Vogue of Contemporary Fashion

Living in an era where fashion meets social responsibilities, many fashion gurus have taken innovative approaches with their design ideas; promoting change and making difference around the globe. The upcoming Spring/Summer 2011 collections are more aspiring than ever as we see designers showing off their latest African inspired collections off the runways of London, Paris,...
Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

Jewelry by Lisa SS 2011 Touareg by Armani SS 2011 FASHION TRENDS 2011 LALESSO Spring/Summer 2011 (Kenya) bebeGrafiti (Nigeria) Dabanga Jewelry (Mozambique) L.A.M.B by Gwen Stefani SS 2011

AFR“O”STYLE: Who we are and What we believe?

What is AfrOStyle Magazine about? It is African; and also a Multicultural Fashion Editorial Magazine. We recognize the diversity and complexities of the human race and their unique cultural breath (style). Every culture has a rich, deep breath or style that cannot be ignored or marginalized. The spirit of a nation can be found in...

I Make My Own Rules

I’ve been led to believe that dating in the days of our fore fathers was cheaper and more fun than it is now. My parents for instance met as young cadet officers in Police College. My dad would say it was my mom’s long hair that attracted him in the first place whilst my mom...

A Denim Story

Significance of Proverbs in Africa and Beyond

Significance of Proverbs in Africa and Beyond

The sayings of Africa are some of the most profound words you’ll ever hear. My mother never fails to throw in a handful of Ibo proverbs to keep in mind and keep me grounded whenever we’re deep in conversations. Take the famous Tanzanian proverb “many hands make light work”. This is a saying that’s been...
The “Choose Haiti” Bracelet

The “Choose Haiti” Bracelet

Choose Haiti, an initiative of Blanket America that’s focused on creating sustainable jobs in Haiti by building demand for Haitian-made products, has launched a fund-raiser and awareness campaign called the “Choose Haiti Bracelet”. Haitians displaced after the earthquake make the bracelet in Haiti using recycled newspaper and water bottles that are collected from the streets...