Stories By Her

[rev_slider alias="lupercalia-by-thompson-ekong-1" slidertitle="AFROVAGANZA: THE INNATE ‘EXTRANESS’ OF AFRICAN ROYALTY"][/rev_slider]The essence of an African woman has been captured in several ways over the years but Teni, a Lagos based fashion stylist allows us to see the African woman through her eyes in this editorial "Afrovaganza". Creative CreditsStyling...

[rev_slider alias="zongo-ss20-by-larry-jay-1" slidertitle="LA RÉCOLTE"][/rev_slider]Through her art, Goldie Iyamu advocates that by radiating love, support and protection, her fellow African women and men will slowly end the misogyny and subjugation of the African Woman. Creative CreditsPhotography and Creative Direction: Tope Horpload / @Tope_horploadArt direction & Styling: Goldie...

[rev_slider alias="afropunk-1" slidertitle="Afro+punk 1"][/rev_slider]My home, Africa. My home sweet home, The home that birthed the strong “African woman“, The one that is taught to “work hard”. Hard enough to take care of her home from the second she can breathe, patient enough to put everyone else before...

[rev_slider alias="slider-2" slidertitle="Slider 2"][/rev_slider]AFRO+PUNK is an autobiographical editorial project depicting a journey through the exploration of black identities in the alternative community and the struggles and complexities faced whilst in the middle. Inspired by Grace Wales Bonner, Adam Pendleton and Basquiat, this project provocatively addresses...

[rev_slider alias="discarded-1" slidertitle="REBEL (POISED) "][/rev_slider]In this playful and fun editorial, Brampton based photographer Janice Reid was inspired by rebellion, 90s fashion, and punk aesthetics. /*! elementor - v3.6.5 - 27-04-2022 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=".svg"]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} Creative CreditsPhotographer: Janice Reid / @janice.reidStylist: Queenetteolu / @queenetteoluStylist Assistant: Naomi’s Art /...

[rev_slider alias="afropunk-1-1" slidertitle="SIPHELELE"][/rev_slider]I am Siphelele, A warrior, Princess, Nubian goddess, I represent every woman who’s ever been made to believe that because she’s female she can’t be certain things and she has to conform! I have no limits, You have no limits, I am Sipelele...

[rev_slider alias="siphelele-1" slidertitle="SIPHELELE 1"][/rev_slider]“I often wonder when I will be free. I’ve been trapped here for so long, I have been trapped by my emotions. They were once at my control but now hold me at ransom. Set me free, let me fly and be...

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/*! elementor - v3.6.4 - 13-04-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px}It Starts With Your Name Someone telling you how to pronounce your nameIs like them telling you how to breatheThe essence of your breathMore than just phoneticsAn attempt to redefine youA redefinition you did...