Black Fabulousity

A conversation on the most interesting, creative works and stories from all around Africa and the diaspora. Discover, share and engage.

Weekend Mashup No. 06

Like we’re guessing you already know, this is our occasional roundup of awesome things we find while stalking everyone on the Internet.

Where The Wild Things Are | Brother Vellies

Brother Vellies was founded to introduce the world to Handmade African Footwear. With sustainability at the forefront of the designer’s mind, she and the artisans working with her use repurposed and recycled materials to make footwear that are built to last many, many years.

BFY Sits With T.I Nathan

A year after he and a team of three others emerge as winners of the first edition of Fayrouz L’Original competition, we catch up with Nathan and ask all the burning questions.

The Return Of Film Photography

We all remember posing for countless pictures and excitedly waiting after our parents sent in a roll of film or two to be developed. Film photography is slowly making a comeback, proving its timelessness. A few…

A Conceptual Art Space In Lagos | Studio Of Modé

When you’ve been to literally every gallery across the city of Lagos, the recently launched Studio by Modé Aderinokun would serve as a pleasant surprise since she treads on a different path to give us something we didn’t even realize was missing. A space that connects us to tradition as well as art.

With Love, Illustrated Dreams | Claire Idera

For Eniola Claire (popularly know as Claire Idera), the dream was to be a model, artist and business woman. Eventually, as a fashion savvy lover of art, she found her feet in the middle, illustrating her interpretations of fashion.

The ThreadSmith | Celia, Needle+Thraed

When a fashion editor bagging over eight years of industry experience with big names like Essence and Vogue gracing her résumé, starts craving philanthropy and seeks to go deeper than the surface of what style is, you can bet it makes for an interesting plot.