In the early 1970s Jean Broster and Alice Mertens collaborated on African Elegance, a book which set out to ‘describe in photographs and words the beauty of the tribal people of the Transkei’. The Transkei was a former independent territory of South Africa during Apartheid.



Lookbook: Dure F/W 2013

Location: Ghana

We are super excited to share our fashion find with you from the lovely Christie Brown. In all fairness the collection alone speaks volumes, so what more is there for us to say? Taking African fashion to new levels of luxury, class and elegance the brand aims to "satisfy the urge of that modern woman who seeks a true taste of Africa"



Diamonds Star of the East - Zanzibar, Tanzania

An all-inclusive boutique retreat along Zanzibar’s stunning Nungwi Beach, Diamonds Star of the East boasts 11 delightful villas with breezy African–inspired interiors, sensual pools, and lavish indoor/outdoor showers. Their floor-to-ceiling windows and gorgeous terraces surrounded by tropical plants afford unforgettable ocean views, while the palatial king-size beds draped in wispy white muslin ensure a truly luxurious night’s sleep. Further amenities include an elegant African restaurant, a chic lounge bar, and Mvua African Rain Spa, where you can enjoy traditional treatments and the benefits of a Turkish bath.

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