This Year’s 13 Favorite: Blogs

13 favorite blogs

I selected a mötley crüe of blogs which range from cultural, natural hair, DIY, African fashion to personal style blogs, all diversified and undeniably engrossing, keeping me hooked almost every week of the year…


A pair and a spare a pair n a spare diy blog A Pair & A Spare is a blog where Brisbane born craft and design addict, Geneva, shares her DIYs and how-tos. From  clothes, shoes, gift items to decors,  her methods are easy ,straight forward and you can get the materials shipped to you straight from her store.

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Cut from a different cloth cut from a diff cloth african fashion blog Cut from a different cloth is a hub for African designers, fashion and style.

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Faintly masculine faintly masculine androgynous style blog More of a lifestyle blog, faintly masculine documents the style of a natural haired girl not afraid to occasionally experiment with her hair, and who so easily pulls off androgynous looks. Her style is unconventional, and that’s what draws you in.

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Fashizblack Tumblr diary fashiz black tumblr diary Fashizblack tumblr diary is the photo blog for Paris-based magazine, Fashizblack.  Dishing out everything on African fashion, beauty and style… you’d be slightly obsessed by the time you’re halfway through.

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In my Sunday best in my sunday best style blog Vintage clothing, Cat-eye glasses lover, Sade is all about sharing her interests in the Arts, Fashion and Music. The best part of her blog is the way she captures her style. Her images are beautiful, and so is she.

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Lady pants ladypants blog A geek with an ever-expanding wardrobe, Marjon started Ladypants, urged by her knowledge of fashion,understanding of its ebb and the need to discuss her fascination and frustration with the art form specifically from her vantage point. Her idiosyncratic words would grab your attention, hold it, and have you going back .

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Love Ifeyinwa love ifeyinwa lifestyle_natural hair blog Owned by an adorable Nigerian female, Love Ifeyinwa is a  blog that transcends her journey through life and natural hair. Documenting  everything from recipes for healthy munchies and smoothies to DIY natural hair mixes, hair extensions and all sorts.

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Mirror me mirror me style blog A top favorite, Fisayo Longe’s blog is a diary for her style, fashion and travels. Spirited, stunning and laudable, Fisayo speaks through her pictures and style, silently urging you to take a walk through the streets of Paris or go back in time with a retro inspired outfit.

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Munaluchi Bridal munaluchi bridal blog “Munaluchi”  — a combination of two African names (one Ethiopian and the other Nigerian) which when fused together mean “Beautiful Work of God.” — Is an inspirational bridal blog / magazine  which caters to women of color, providing modern style-savvy brides with daily inspiration ranging from gorgeous real weddings, creative e-sessions, and all kinds of wedding goodness.

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Muse origins muse origins african culture blog Muse origins is a creative organisation set up to show the world Africans are creative and stylish and are equipped to compete globally.They dig up the most unique and peculiar  things on  African culture, photography and art. Giving an insight to the depths of the diverse cultures in Africa.

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Natural Nigerian natural nigerian_natural hair blog A blog for natural haired women. In between sharing tips on growing healthy hair, organizing hair meet ups (Naturals in the city) and relating experiences as a natural girl living in Nigeria, NN  manages a store where you can get a wide range of essential products for that kinky/curly mane.

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Urban bush babes urban bush babes natural hair lifestyle blog A blog by  two best friends especially fond of big hair, thrifting, and vintage fashion. Nikisha and Cipriana set out to create the definitive source for natural hair, fashion, health and arts & culture.

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Yagazie Emezi yagazie emezi_african culture_lifestyle tumblog Yagazie Emezi is an amazing story teller, Born in Aba, east of  Nigeria who believes that the values, customs and traditions found in all the countries of Africa can survive and thrive along side to Western modernization. Accordingly, her tumblr blog is focused mostly on promoting African culture. She has the most humorous cartoon comic drawings, an interesting  approach to life and an accent that’d surprise you at first.

Did I forget to mention her fro?    Well… its HUGE. Everything about her just leaves you in awe.

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  • Reply December 18, 2013

    grace alex

    lovely..well put together

  • Reply December 23, 2013

    Fisayo Longe

    I feel so honoured to be included on this list. I’m so happy that you enjoy my blog, thank you so so much. x

    • Reply December 24, 2013

      black fabulousity

      I’d always be thankful for the friend that introduced me to your blog. And you are very welcome.

  • Reply November 5, 2014

    The Indie

    Lol somehow I ended up over here but happy I did! I love Fisayo’s blog! As well as Yagazie and UBB! Definitely found another bookmark to add to my looooong list in In My Sunday Best. Thanks for the read!