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African Style Inspiration: Vlisco’s Deliciate Shades Collection

In the new Vlisco Delicate Shades fabric collection, design plays a starring role, even more so than usual. Vlisco has reviewed its own craftsmanship, rediscovering its uniqueness and creativity, and experiencing its drawing technique in a completely different light.

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In the Vlisco Delicate Shades fabric collection, design plays a starring role, even more so than usual. Vlisco has reviewed its own craftsmanship, rediscovering its uniqueness and creativity, and experiencing its drawing technique in a completely different light. This technique makes it possible to create two designs in one, uncovering a double layer with a subtle transparency effect. A number of designs take on a different appearance when viewed from the left or right, resulting in infinite ways to wear it. A range of bold blue shades and overpowering earthy tones are highlighted by bright accents of yellow and pink. The colourful graphic designs play with your mind, transforming into three-dimensional illustrations with outlined shadows, as the elusive waves of colour appear to set the illustrated woman into motion, seemingly revived in your imagination. Explore your own creativity and enjoy the ultimate Vlisco designs as part of the Delicate Shades fashion & accessories collection, available in Vlisco Boutiques as of November 2011.

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  1. ND

    December 6, 2011 at 6:30 pm

    nice and alluring outfits….blat z!

  2. Jasper

    December 8, 2011 at 9:18 am

    I need clarity on this. Is it actually pieces this designer designs or is it just the fabric. Because I would love the opportunity to purchase what I’m seeing here.

  3. cindy

    January 30, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    we are really improving

  4. blossom

    February 23, 2012 at 9:51 am

    I love d designs,u guys are great n nice work

  5. mildred

    June 21, 2012 at 5:01 am

    fantastic..

  6. Precious

    August 15, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    Hi where can i get some of these outfit i would love to rock em

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The Looks That Afronized The Black Panther Hollywood Movie Premiere

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Lupita Nyong’o

Hollywood was Afronized last night at the Black Panther Movie Premiere. Now let’s be honest, we were a little disappointed when some of the Actors showed up in their typical Western gear. I know we should not take these things personal but we did. They could have Afronized even a little bit you know. Take Jamie Foxx for example, he wore a Wakanda T-Shirt, we think that counts … ok it is not perfect but at least he tried.

All was not lost of course. Our disappointment was all but forgotten when we saw the damsels of the evening. Lupita Nyong’o and Angela Bassett set the tone and just had us gushing at how they maintained a very contemporary Afronista vibe. The men did not disappoint either. So we have compiled our favorite Afronized looks from the Purple Carpet.

Black Panther Purple Carpet

Marvel Studios’ BLACK PANTHER
Forest Whitaker as Zuri, Daniel Kaluuya as W’Kabi, Michael B. Jordan as Erik Killmonger, Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia, Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther/T’Challa, Angela Bassett as Ramonda, Danai Gurira as Okoye, and Letitia Wright as Shuri photographed exclusively for Entertainment Weekly by Kwaku Alston on March 18, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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23 Times Berla Mundi’s Afronista Style Got Our Thumbs Up

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When it comes to African clothing, Berla Mundi’s Afronista Style is right there at the forefront leading the pack. The beautiful award-winning Ghanaian television personality is bold with her fashion choices and we are simply delighted every chance we get to spot her in a cool outfit.

Berla Mundi’s African Style

African Style#1

A blue strapless African print dress with removable puff sleeves.

African Style#2

This lovely off shoulder dress screams Afronista.

African Style#3

This look large collar African print coat over a basic jean and tshirt outfit dresses it up and says effortless chic.

African Style#4

We are crushing on this red bubble sleeve African print top and blue pants. Lovely combination.

African Style#5

Talk about elegance in print. The symmetry and fit of this simple yet elegant dress had us doing the double thumbs up.

African Style#6

A simple rompa with fun sleeves, who wouldn’t want one after seeing Berla in them?

African Style#7

The prints on this Peplum jacket complement her ripped jeans quite beautifully.

 

African Style#8

what we liked about this wasn’t just the sleeveless top which is quite flattering. We really liked the african print detail on the yellow skirt.

African Style#9

If this isn’t glam then we don’t know what is. She paired the beautiful off shoulder bubble sleeve top with a fitted skirt quite beautifully.

African Style#10

The print, the sleeves, the simplicity, in short everything about this dress is just Afronista lovely.

African Style#11

Leave it to Berla to show some leg in a peplum dress and look flawless while doing so.

African Style#12

We love the creativity that goes with combining fabrics this way. A little lace here, a little wax there, some bold colors here and there and somehow they mesh together to make the perfect red carpet outfit.

African Style#13

What good is and Afronista if you don’t slap on some artistic pieces now and then? We love the floral detail on this dress and who better to pull it off than Ghana’s Afronista Princess?

African Style#14

Berla went subtle with her Afronista vibe on this dress. A little touch of zebra and she still conveyed Afronista without going overboard.

African Style#15

Ahhh the split just gives this two piece the right touch of lovely.

African Style#16

Another creative vibe in a dress. The color, the style all mesh together beautifully.

African Style#17

We want to raid Berla’s closet. We just love her African pieces especially ones like this that say contemporary African fashion.

African Style#18

Talk about subtle sexy-ness and mature elegance. This dress and all its detail is undeniably one of the best pieces we have seen on Berla.

African Style#19

Even when she is keeping it simple, she still manages to pick the pieces that work well. We love the sleeves which work well with the dress in an unsuspecting way.

African Style#20

A peplum wrap jacket is a closet staple for all Afronistas and Berla is no exception.

African Style#21

We love the simplicity and playfulness of this dress.

African Style#22

This look says, “I love Afronista Style” and we all give it a double thumbs up.

African Style#23

Color block skirt with a little bit of midriff showing. Leave it to Berla to show off some skin tastefully.

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25 Fashion Fabulous African Style Outfits for Work

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Who says bold African prints can’t hold their own in a corporate environment? Definitely not us. Below are 25 African Styles with vibrant African prints that will fit any corporate environment.

25 Fabulous African Style Work Outfits

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