If you are a lover of all things African – be it our clothes, hair style and jewellery, then follow these celebrities for rocking style the African way.
When she launched her music, not only did she get a hairstyle that is as natural and African as ever, but her fashion sense was just as reflective of her love of Africa. Lira is one of the few musicians who made African print fashionable with the beautiful dresses that she would perform in. She has maintained this look consistently.
Whether it is just a single item, like a crop top or the traditional isiqolo, Nandi Mngoma has defined her look as African. She is not afraid to boldly go back to the original way of wearing African attire, even though she mixes it with a modern look.
We remember the time when she would mix Indian inspired items with African hairstyles and accessories. Although she has been criticized for going overboard with her outfits, King Tha is well known for her love of African style and she is actually doing it well. From the beginning of her solo career, she has made sure that we know that she champions tradition, culture and Africa.
Another Xhosa queen who rocks her print and owns it. She is now doing a mixture of both African and modern. You will spot her in a touch of print with a jumpsuit or a head scarf.
The thorn amongst roses! It is very rare to find men who are as unapologetically stylish as this other half of Mafikizolo. Theo is generally fashionable but he has incorporated touches of Africa to his wardrobe. Steal his style for your man if you’re an African stylista yourself.
She is better recognized as that radio DJ that proudly wears traditional Xhosa outfits to events. She proudly represents her people through her style, and we love it!