Here’s a list of Africa’s Top 5 African Fashion Blogs:
Shadders.com is a fashion, beauty, travel, event and lifestyle website that is an essential resource for African fashion creatives, entrepreneurs, shopping, African textiles, events and lifestyle brands in over 100 countries. Founded in Ghana and nurtured all over the world, this site has grown immensely in the past few years and gets bigger and bigger everyday. Staying true to the African culture and heritage, the website features an array of fashion designers, their exquisite collections, a shopping outlet and a perfect hub for all things African.
2. FASHION NOTEBOOK
Founder Nancie Mwai is a blogger based in Nairobi, Kenya. Fashion Notebook not only follows her daily unique sense of style and shopping fetish but also captures and keeps a record of fashion trends and trendsetters the world over. Her blog has gained worldwide recognition in various media outlets and has seen Ms Mwai go from basic fashion blogger to one of the very best in the game.
3. ONE NIGERIAN BOY
U.K based Editor in Chief Terence Sambo describes this blog as a platform where Arts, Design and Style can be displayed as they have a unique and esteemed place in African culture. One Nigerian Boy promotes the best of the best in African fashion, heritage and style.
4. ARISE LIVE
Arise is first and foremost Africa’s biggest International Style and Fashion magazine in the world. Arise has had big names as cover stars such as Alicia Keys, Kerry Washington, Naomi Campbell and Alek Wek to name a few. With the relaunch of their website recently, they have proved once again that they are the best at what they do as a brand and a spokesperson for all things African to Africa, and to the world in general.
5. HERITAGE 1960
Heritage1960 is an online retail destination offering a curated view of global African fashion, lifestyle, and design. Named after the year 17 African countries won their independence, Heritage1960 celebrates freedom, individuality and unique style inspired by the continent.’ Heritage1960.com Its vision to get rid of the pre-conceived notion people have on Africa and Africa fashion. Heritage1960 presents Africa to the world and does so beautifully. Established in 2011 by Harlem based creative director, Enyinne Owunwanne, the site maintains its goal to feature one new African designer every week and this keeps the blog fresh and always informing the world of the up and coming designers, latest trends, fashion news, travel recommendations, books, and other editorials from within and outside Africa.