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Best of 2016: Top 10 Celebrity Red Carpet Moments

Ankara prints made its presence known on red carpets in 2016. All thanks to the celebrities who took a bold step of embracing African elements in their red carpet looks. I truly enjoyed seeing all the beautiful, vibrant, and well crafted designs on my laptop and tv screen. Ankara fashion is pervading through western fashion with full […]

Ankara Photo of The Day: Vanessa Simmons’s Ife’s Closet’s Fall/Winter 2016 Greta Jumpsuit for Empress.One’s Intimate with Vanessa Discussion

Celebrity and Growing Up Hip Hop reality star Vanessa Simmons embodied female empowerment at the Empress One, private women’s club event in Manhattan, New York, sporting a color blocking ankara print outfit by UK designer Ife’s Closet.

Dance: MNW GGirls Perform at Miami Northwestern High School vs. Central High School Football Game in African Styled Hair and Outfits

What a fly dance team. You don’t see many high school dance lines rocking ethnic fashion and cultural hair styles. I am all here for it. MNW GGirls coach Traci Young-Byron, wanted to make sure her girls slayed at their school’s most anticipated football game of the season. The Nubian princesses showed up and showed out […]

Dedication Ceremony: Lupita Nyong’o’s Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Dedication Ceremony Maki Oh Fall 2017 Adiré Camouflage Dress

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History opened in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, September 24th, 2016.   The museum has been a long time coming, as it is the first national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. Lupita Nyong’o looked like African royalty in a $2,105 Maki Oh Fall […]

TV Show: Lupita Nyong’o’s Kibonen NY Spaghetti Trap Top and Palazzo Pants for The Ellen DeGeneres Show

  Lupita has been wearing ankara print inspired outfits and head wraps for her Queen of Katwe promo tour. And I simply love it!

Movie Premiere: David Oyelowo and Family in Custom KUTULA BY AFRICANA for Queen of Katwe Hollywood Movie Premiere

The premiere of Disney’s ‘Queen Of Katwe’ was held at the El Capitan Theatre on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 in Hollywood, California. David Oyelowo and his family graced the red carpet in custom asoebi styled outfits by KUTULA BY AFRICANA. See photos below.