I Am Proud To Be A Kenyan Citizen

Being a young African in a cosmopolitan city in Africa could be an amazing experience but also very difficult if you are just moving from a small town. Nairobi is growing exponentially every year. The population does not only consist of Kenyans but foreigners as well. We are constantly interacting with people of all walks…

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Would You Chose A Green Ball Gown For Valentines?

Some people say valentine’s day is for desperate women, others say it is a day created by brands to drive sales while others go to the extreme of saying that it’s only day Kenyan men get to buy roses (I do not know how true this is). Well, there are so many theories and stereotypes…

LUPITA NYONGO’S 2015 OSCARS DRESS

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One might argue that the best part of the annual Academy Awards is the people watching, specifically the people on the red carpet watching. Case in point: last year’s Best Supporting Actress Lupita Nyong’o, who is getting a lot of attention this morning for the dress she wore to the event.

Made by Calvin Klein, it apparently sported 6,000 pearls. How much could such an outfit cost?

According to website Pearl Paradise, a loose white Akoya pearl retails for around $100—through the site offers it for $25. Assuming that Calvin Klein’s designers are paying wholesale, it’s safe to assume $25 per pearl. That means that, on pearls alone, the dress cost $150,000 to make.

This, of course, doesn’t take into consideration the other materials used, the designers’ time or other labor costs. Whatever the actual cost, it’s not something you’re likely to find off the rack any time…

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MISS RWANDA 2015 – WHO WILL IT BE?

Rwanda is well known for its beautiful women. Ange Kagame, daughter of the President of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagame ,came to the spot light last year when she accompanied her father to a dinner hosted by the President Barack Obama.The whole world gazed with awe at her beauty,height and fashion sense. The Miss Rwanda finals…

GREATO TOLUWASE- THE HOTTEST VALENTINE’S DAY FANTASY

Valentine's day is here and women in relationships are keen on receiving flowers,chocolate, gifts, candle lit dinner dates and of course the 2.3 million Villa Rosa Kempinski - Nairobi ,presidential suite valentine's day getaway.For the single girls, partying and hanging out with friends, watching movies, thinking about how awesome it is to be single or…

BEVERN OGUK – THE DESIGNER TO WATCH

Tell us a little about yourself? Well,  My name is Bevern Oguk, the first born in my humble family.  I am the Creative Director at CO-BE Inc,  a fashion brand I co-founded with my partner  and fellow designer, Collins Karanja. My role is to oversee the direction we want our brand to take, come up with our collection…

LUPITA NYONGO FOR LUCKY MAGAZINE MARCH 2015

Lupita Nyongo , has been a beam of hope and a source of encouragement for women, not only in Kenya, but around the world.We have seen her transform from the girl in the movie, Sugar, to the Oscar winning actress she is today. She has also become a fashion icon and when she is on…