Studio One Eighty Nine: Spreading the Ethical Fashion Movement and Empowering Women Globally

  It’s really inspiring when famous people put their multiple resources, huge global presence and unselfish kindness into helping others achieve greatness. Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah come to mind. The talented actress teamed up with the ethical fashion designer to establish Studio 189. That’s the new line owned by Ms. Dawson and features Ghana-based,…

Nhlanhla Nciza: Music & Fashion Sensation Comes out on Top

  It’s pretty hard to have it all, but beloved African icon Nhlanhla Nciza manages to balance family life with successful careers in two different fields. She finds inspiration in the people of Africa in her work as a musician, fashion designer, and entrepreneur. She is one-half of Afro-pop duo Mafikizolo, along with Theo Kgosinkwe.…

Congolese Designer Changing the World with her Beautiful New Natural Dolls

  Mushiya Tshikuka is taking the doll industry by storm, giving even Barbie a run for her money. Tshikuka is a Congolese hair stylist and television figure challenging the status quo when it comes to doll hair and authenticity. As a mother of two, Tshikuka couldn’t bring herself to allow her children to play with…

Belle of the Ball: Barack and Michelle’s Final State Dinner

“Today is bittersweet for Michelle and I because this marks the final official visit and state dinner of my presidency. But it’s OK. We saved the best for last,” President Obama said, kicking off their star-studded, going away dinner. Organized in honor of Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Agnese Landini, the Obamas didn’t…