AFRONATION 2020

11th March 2020 BY Ivis

AFRONATION is back in Portugal this summer and you do not want to miss it! I stick by the comment that I made last year when I said that AFRONATION is the festival of the summer! I had friends that went to AFRONATION in Portugal and Ghana last year and every single one of them said it was one of…

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Kenneth Ize makes his PFW debut

11th March 2020 BY Ivis

A few months I spoke about the fashion phenomenon that is Kenneth Ize and the fact that he was among the finalists for the LVMH prize in 2019, well now I am back again to speak about this incredible man and how he has made history yet again at Paris Fashion Week by being one of several African fashion designers…

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Our Morning With River Wild Safaris

3rd February 2020 BY Ivis

So this Christmas I was in Victoria Falls aka one of the Wonders of the World and I had the opportunity to go on a game drive. Which can I say was one of the most amazing experiences of my entire life, I learnt so much and literally could not think of a better way to end my year. For…

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River Wild Safari’s; The Only Tour Provider You Need!

27th January 2020 BY Ivis

If you have never been to Victoria Falls, I suggest that you add it to your travel/ bucket list TODAY. I kid you not, it is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen in my entire life (and I have been to a lot of places in my lifetime). One of the most important things that I…

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Here’s Why & When You Should Visit Kruger National Park

8th August 2019 BY Ivis

Kruger National Park is one of Africa’s largest and one of the worlds most famous and greatest game reserves ever! If you haven’t heard of it, you’ve been living under a rock for your entire life. It’s high density of wild animals includes all of Africa’s iconic safari species – elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, rhino, buffalo, giraffe, hippo and zebra.…

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Why do beauty brands not market to Women Of Colour?

4th July 2019 BY Ivis

So I recently came across a statistic which states that “black women are the biggest spenders on makeup and beauty products of any demographic in the world, outspending caucasian women by 6 times. In the USA alone, they spend $7.5 billion on beauty annually despite being only 13.7% of the female population.”   So my question to you is why do…

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Johnny Drille; The rising Afro-folk artist

4th July 2019 BY Ivis

Signing on to Mavin Records appears to be the dream of every upcoming artist in Nigeria, it is basically their version of Universal. This is Africa’s largest record label, noted for its success in the Afrobeats world with artists like Rema and Tiwa Savage. So for the singer, Johnny Drille who is now signed with the Don Jazzy owned label, this…

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What has made African Fashion a phenomenon?

4th July 2019 BY Ivis

From my previous blog posts, I’m pretty sure that we can all tell that Africa has influenced western fashion for as long as it has existed. A multitude of African traditions have been used as a rich source of inspiration; Yves Saint Laurent, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Jean Paul Gaultier, Comme des Garcons and many others have been inspired by the…

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Is Africa set to become the next China?

27th June 2019 BY Ivis

The 21st century belongs to China—but the 22nd will be Africa’s It is evident that the 21st century will most likely belong to China and be reffered to as the Chinese Century. But with a rapid increase in Chinese investment and African innovation, the 22nd century may see the rise of the African Century. China’s investment in Africa will create…

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