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International Young Fashion Designers Showcase Tour in Dar es Salaam

This post is sponsored by the International Young Fashion Designers Show Case Tour. To find out more about how you too can sponsor a post on Chick About Town, go here. Last Friday, I had the pleasure of attending the International Young Fashion Designers Showcase Tour  held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, The Kilimanjaro in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania courtesy of my niece, popular Tanzanian fashion designer Kemi Kalikawe of Naledi Fashion. It was a night of beauty, creativity, and multiculturalism and, in this post, I’d like to tell you all about it. I will share photos and videos from … Continue reading International Young Fashion Designers Showcase Tour in Dar es Salaam

Community Shopping Guide: Menswear, Electronics, and More

In my last online shopping related post, I shared some of the most popular items that my readers bought on Amazon through my blog at that time. Today, in an effort to be more inclusive for my readers who don’t live in countries with Amazon storefronts, I present you a similar list, though this time also including products bought from Jumia, an African online store  for which I have been an affiliate for a little over a month. This post features menswear, electronics, and some other stuff…you’ll see. Enjoy! No. 1: Tobacco Men’s Derby Shoes (Menswear) In case you are wondering … Continue reading Community Shopping Guide: Menswear, Electronics, and More

6 Tips for Taking Care of Your Natural Hair

Today’s guest post on natural hair is by Jill Akanshumbusha. You may have read Jill’s work before in this post she wrote about maroon hair.  Keeping hair natural is one of the most popular trends in Afro hair care today. Women of color have wholeheartedly embraced natural hair, and many seem satisfied with their decision to wear their hair this way. This trend has been adopted by women of all ages irrespective of hair texture: kinky or soft. Natural hair is very versatile when it comes to styling, hence it being an interesting way to wear your hair. You may have … Continue reading 6 Tips for Taking Care of Your Natural Hair

Maroon Braids & 5 Other Great Maroon Hair Styles

If you came here looking for pictures and more about maroon braids, scroll down a little further and you’ll find what you are looking for. 🙂 The 21st century has come with lots of hairstyles and trends, with colored hair being one of the most popular. READ ALSO: 6 Tips for Taking Care of Your Natural Hair As you go past many beautiful women on the streets of Kampala, at places of work, and especially at universities, you can’t help but notice that they sport two or more colors in their hair. The color that seems to be most sought after is maroon. … Continue reading Maroon Braids & 5 Other Great Maroon Hair Styles

Kenyan Hair Styles & Braids by Eva (Nairobi) and 13 Latest Hairstyles in Kenya 2018

(Scroll down for 13 of the latest hairstyles in Kenya 2018 / trending hairstyles in Kenya 2018 / latest hairstyles for ladies in Kenya / latest hairstyles in Nairobi 2018, followed by a selection of latest Ghanian lines in Nairobi styles. Also, it seems that many of you come to this article looking for more information about ‘Kenyan hair styles & braids by Eva Nairobi’. I believe that is a salon in Embakasi Pipeline but know very little else about it.) If you can tell me more about Kenyan hair styles & braids by Eva Nairobi, please do so in the comment section below, … Continue reading Kenyan Hair Styles & Braids by Eva (Nairobi) and 13 Latest Hairstyles in Kenya 2018