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See Awesome Photos Of Made-In-Biafra Shoes

See Awesome Photos Of Made-In-Biafra Shoes

The people from the Southeastern part of Nigeria as again showcased their ingenuity and creativity as awesome photos of Biafra-made shoes have hit the internet. The shoes were branded with the letters- ‘Biafra’ and with the inscription which says “Biafra – a blessed Nation.” See photos below: Ndi Igbo Kwenu!

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Akwete: The Art of Cloth Weaving in Igboland

Akwete: The Art of Cloth Weaving in Igboland

Before the introduction of coinage currency in Igboland, cloth was used as trade good and currency item. It is worn for body beautification and decoration, and for ceremonies. Cloth is also a material of great economic, cultural, political and social importance. Cloth weaving is an ancient craft of our people dating to the early new…

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How Best should Igbo Women Wear their Sexy Lace Dresses?

How Best should Igbo Women Wear their Sexy Lace Dresses?

No other material gives Igbo women that fun, sexy and feminine appeal like lace. Be it a casual or formal outing, Igbo women shouldn't be afraid to experiment with lace because it is an elegant choice. Here are a few tips on how best to wear lace dresses: Colour pop When wearing lace, Igbo women should invest in an array of bright…

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How Best Should Igbo Men Wear Jackets?

How Best Should Igbo Men Wear Jackets?

There are many types of jackets for Igbo men to choose from; each fulfilling its purpose and fashion. Discover your favourites and how best to wear them 1. Suit jacket The suit jacket is the top wear in a two-piece or three-piece suit. It is the most formal way of wearing a jacket. They have…

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En Vogue: Igbo Women and their trendy Red Weaves this Christmas

En Vogue: Igbo Women and their trendy Red Weaves this Christmas

Igbo women wanting to make a statement this Christmas without committing to a complete make-over, should buy and don a red weave. Apart from providing a transformation to the appearance of  Igbo women, red weavons offer additional  attraction to their hair. When it comes to red weaves, an Igbo woman will not only have a…

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STYLE: Turbans, Igbo Women, and the Igbo Culture

STYLE: Turbans, Igbo Women, and the Igbo Culture

Definitely, turbans are trendy again! Turban is an attire respected across several African cultures including Igbo culture dating back to the 17th and 18th century. As the Christmas celebration draws nearer, turbans have started appealing to both the young and old again. Turbans are not only used for Igbo traditional purposes or traditional social occasions,…

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How Igbos Can Become Successful in the Fashion World – Ugo Mozie

How Igbos Can Become Successful in the Fashion World – Ugo Mozie

Most Igbo fashion designers are working on a daily basis, looking to make themselves relevant in Nigeria's fashion industry, but very few know what they need to do to attain great heights of success, catching up with the likes of Enugu-born; but, New York-based Ugo Mozie of Ashton Mozie Fashion line. Mozie, still under-25, has…

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Style: Phyno’s 5 Tips for Maintaining Your Mohawk Hairstyle

Style: Phyno’s 5 Tips for Maintaining Your Mohawk Hairstyle

The famous Mohawk - Phyno's hairstyle is not for the faint-hearted; that's why very few persons manage to pull it off on the streets effortlessly and without fear of what the society will say about them. Perhaps, that's why the mohawk "fever" or rather frenzy has refused to subside. In fact, Phyno's signature hair style(the…

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Igbo Women and the “Bling Bling” Factor during Ceremonies and  Events

Igbo Women and the “Bling Bling” Factor during Ceremonies and Events

The jewelry an Igbo woman wears will take her there when it comes to making fashion statements. Let's face it, a beautiful Igbo woman will look bare at functions or events without some 'bling bling" here and there. One way Igbo women can raise loud applauses at events  is to look their best with some…

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Igbo Women and the Craze for Aso-ebi Styles, Colours and Designs

Igbo Women and the Craze for Aso-ebi Styles, Colours and Designs

Aso-ebi, a cultural trend, began in Yorubaland, but has steadily gained popularity in Igboland. These days, we can't deny the aesthetic value aso-ebi style, colour and design adds to Igbo cultural events - wine carrying ceremony, funerals, new yam festivals etc The aso-ebi craze has become so palpable among Igbo women that not buying it…

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