Zen magazine closes 2014 with a cover on the alluring and musically gifted Tonye Garrick, who in this issue talks to the editor in a breezy, outdoor penthouse lounge situated in the heart of Victoria Island, Lagos. Over a glass of wine and suya meat, she speaks candidly about being a musician in the 21st century, the evolution of African fashion, and what it feels like to go, almost overnight, from being an unknown singer to a recognized artist in the industry.
In the same issue, Zen magazine correspondents talk to 3 fabulous fashion models, Armel Massissou, Niler Bernard, and Raelia Lewis, about the way dark skinned models face racism in the fashion Industry –. We also go through some of the best photos of 2014, from bold beauty looks to vibrant fashion designs, we showcase the 20 best photos of the year. This is one feature that should be at the top of all your bookmarks, for inspiration and information.
Elsewhere in the issue, our style team have chosen this month’s Instagram Style Battles; between Tanzanian supermodel Millen Magese and Nigerian actress Genevieve Nnaji while South African singer Nhlanhla Nciza of Mafikizolo goes up against Nigerian Fashionista and CEO of Stylepantry Folake Kuye Huntoon. Looking for fab ways to rock red this Christmas? Then take some fashion inspiration from Jorge Cal’s 6 gorgeous looks for December feature.
Zen magazine will be hosting a private dinner later in the year, 5 tickets will be given out to 5 of their ardent readers, ensure you follow the hashtag #ZenMagazine and log on to zenmagazineafrica.com to learn more.