Francis-Marie Martinez Picabia 22 January 1879 Paris Fashion and Beauty Lifestyle 

Francis Picabia: A Painter for this Moment

New York’s Museum of Modern Art is currently exhibiting Francis Picabia: Our Heads Are Round so Our Thoughts Can Change Direction, an exuberant and sometimes disquieting retrospective of an artist who consistently defied expectations. Marcel Duchamp said of Picabia: “ a negator… whatever you said, he contradicted.” In an exhibit that spans over fifty years – which included work… Read More
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Beautiful African Women Featured in Pictures

Women from Africa have always had a unique charm. Most of these women have strong, able bodies and features, as though it was a gift from the goddess of hunting, Artemis herself. There are many women from the African continent who have redefined the term ‘beautiful’. So, without further ado, I present to you in pictures some of the most… Read More
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Why the Trend for African Inspired Prints and Jewelry in American and European Fashion Should Be Welcomed

Over the past few years, if you follow global fashion or the things American celebrities are wearing, it has become clear that a trend towards prints inspired by traditional African dress has been emerging in America and Europe – and not just among people of African descent. If you look at the latest ranges by leading US online clothing retailers... Read More

Swaziland:The Incwala Festival Is upon us

Heralding the New Year, Incwala, also known as the ‘Festival of First Fruits’ is one of the biggest and most spectacular events in Africa. For the Swazi people it is an important religious ritual, a fertility ceremony designed to both prepare for the coming year and serve as a symbolic renewal of the monarchy. The ‘little Incwala’ began on 22 December.... Read More