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Complement Your Outfits With These Adorable O'Eclat Handbags

For the gents it’s shoes, for the ladies its both shoes and handbags. These items help fine tune the way people perceive you on the streets.

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No Fabric, Zero Stress

No fabric on a weekend could give you zero reasons to be happy, and a lot of reasons to be stressed out especially in African countries. It would also seem like a horror movie to African ladies without having the fabric needed for an event.
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African Platter Map | Ugali and Sukumawiki | Kenya

The words African and platter, combined together makes my mouth salivate and my tummy rumble.  Although I hate map reading, or hated map reading back then in geography class, when it comes to food… I am an “A” student always. hahahaha!
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ACE Awards 2018 Official Post Event Press Release

Did you miss the second edition of the ACE Awards?
Here’s a recap of the major happenings.
This year’s African Creative Exhibition and Award (ACE Awards), powered by Bellafricana was a huge success, thanks to the support from family, friends, sponsors, strategic partners, exhibitors, and the Bellafricana team. (more…)

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Resource Library | Top 3 Creativity Resources

There are a number of creativity resources available to us at our finger tips, thanks to the internet. However, I’ll be sharing the top 3 creativity resources that have been very beneficial to me and my work. (more…)

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The Precious African Nut: Kola Nut

Kola nut is native to West Africa though it has found its way to so many other countries. In many West African cultures, it is chewed and it is believed to restore vitality and ease hunger pangs. Kola nuts are an important part of the traditional spiritual practice of many cultures and religion in West Africa, particularly Nigeria. 

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Blingshiki Redefines African Fashion Using Rhinestones

Blingshiki redefines African fashion by introducing Rhinestones to substitute traditional embroidery in fabric adornment. Blingshiki is a quality fashion brand that is Inspired from Danshiki. Every design you buy is a custom order and each piece is unique in its own way characterised by beautiful rhinestone detail. Without a doubt, once you put on your blingshiki, you tend to feel and look like a boss.
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Meet The Founder of African Things | Exclusive Interview

I haven’t met this talented lady just yet but after speaking to her, I can already tell you how cool she is. A

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Why Buy Nigerian?

My eaves dropped at dinner last night and I heard someone ask “Why buy Nigerian?” with the main bone of contention being the quality of made in Nigeria products.
If you ask me, (even if you don’t I’d still tell you anyway) the concern of quality particularly is a little bit played out. Nigerians are not only becoming more innovative; most are also paying supreme attention to detail and quality.

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Women Empowering Women

Whoever said “women are their own worst enemies” wasn’t lying or understating either. Among women there is jealousy, envy, bitterness, competition, rivalry etc….

Women empowering women is such a rarity.
We criticize one another’s style of dressing, background, lifestyle etc. We get in each other’s way negatively, seeking ways to bring down the next girl when we would do so much better minding our business and SUPPORTING one another. (more…)

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