Browsing All posts tagged under »Comfort & Samuel«

Emotan + Vintage Africana

April 4, 2012


“Emotan was a Nigerian women’s magazine published in the late 70s/early 80s with fashion spreads that mixed local prints with Western designers (Tahari, Lanvin, etc.) and articles on politics, beauty, interiors and design, etc. Photography by Keiko Oikawa                                                  Comfort & Samuel”

Modern African Luxury from Comfort & Samuel

June 23, 2011


Switching things up a bit, this is not a fashion post.  I have finally overcome my guilt over the ever more fashion-leaning ways of this blog, so that guilt is not a factor here.  Basically, I wanted to shout out another (admittedly smaller) branch of what I like to call the Nigerian Style Renaissance, which […]

Summer Fashion + Made in Africa

May 18, 2011


I often feel a bit like I’m cheating when I put up posts on fashion as I don’t necessarily have to do the same amount of research as I would for a Better Know a City post.  I can put together 3 or 4 fashion posts with the same amount of effort as required for […]

Comfort & Samuel Ayo House Slippers

May 16, 2011


Comfort + Samuel = Happy Monday

January 24, 2011


May we all be as happy as this bright lady in Damask + Lace on this fair Monday.  Afrique, c’est chic indeed.  

See me, see Ankara

November 23, 2010


Ankara for the home in R+G Collective‘s pop up shop via L.A. in Bloom.  Simply gorgeous!  In the modern pursuit of Africanism, fashion/design coming from inside and outside Africa seems to have left Ankara’s prettier (in my opinion) cousin, Adire, out in the cold.   I’d like to bring her back in :)  Visit Comfort […]