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Business of Luxury Retail in Africa

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Deremi Ajidahun, CEO of Hole19 Group and Zakaa retail stores, is determined to change the way Nigerians purchase fine watches and is often congratulated by Swiss CEOs on the appetite of Nigerians vacationing in Paris, London or New York for these luxury goods. Deremi Ajidahun, the founder of Hole19 ©Igor …

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In Knots Over ZOE SEVAK, Made In Kenya

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Over a decade ago, love brought Zoe Sevak to Kenya. A lawyer by profession with an MBA, Zoe left her home country of Greece to be with her husband. But it wouldn’t be until October 2017 that she would launch her eponymous fashion brand. In fact, Zoe Sevak may not …

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We are Sisters AND Ghanaian Chocolate Makers

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“So, how do you two know each other?”“Are you friends?”“Former classmates?”“How did you guys become business partners?” Laughs automatically ensue from the both of us and we respond in unison, almost as if it was perfectly scripted, “We’re sisters!” When people meet us at first glance, they think we are …

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How much should you spend on a Luxury Watch

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There are two questions that, as a watch critic, I hate being asked. The first comes with alarming frequency, and is this: “What’s your favourite watch?” Often, before my hand can hit my face, it’s caveated by, “I’m sure you get that question all the time…” Or, “you probably don’t …

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Barefoot Luxury in Mozambique

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Mozambique is an idyllic holiday destination for those considering a combination of bush and beach for a well-deserved break. Some of the most remote resorts often boast the best experiences when it comes to marine- and wildlife, certainly adding to your repertoire of stories to tell accompanied by the photographs …

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Tailor-Made Experiences with Tom Ford

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Explore craftsmanship behind the brand synonymous to the likes of sartorialism in the past decade. In today’s mercurial world of fashion, the modern man has a kaleidoscope of options when it comes to dressing up. However, while faddish pieces are a dime a dozen in this trend-driven industry, one classic …

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KAHAARI: Extending African Print To The Boardroom & Beyond

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Who says African print should be confined to special occasions? Certainly not Kahaari (ka-haa-ri). Originating from the Swahili word “Kifahari”, which means elegant, this Made in Kenya brand wants to make African prints and designs a staple in the casual and office wear too. The founder, Rebecca Muriuki, experienced the …

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A Luxury Guide for Men: The Modern Smart Casual Style Explained

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What does the dress code “Smart Casual” really mean?  You’ll now discover how to instantly upgrade your style with a few simple garments. The Modern Smart Casual Style Explained If you’ve been invited to a party that requires a smart casual attire, you might be wondering exactly what that means. …

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