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Borrow do not steal: Louis Vuitton strikes again this time leaving behind the Maasai shuka for the Basotho blanket
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Lifestyle Borrow do not steal: Louis Vuitton strikes again this time leaving behind the Maasai shuka for the Basotho blanket

Louis Vuitton has again met with criticism this time from South Africans, after turning the culturally significant Basotho blanket, into the latest fashion trend for men. For the Basotho, the blanket signifies a sacred ritual and normally does not go for more the R1,000 ($77) much less than the Louis Vuitton hefty price tag of R33, 000 ($2,553).

Meet Somali trailblazer Halima Aden, the first hijab-wearing model on cover of Allure magazine
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Africans rising Meet Somali trailblazer Halima Aden, the first hijab-wearing model on cover of Allure magazine

Posing in a headpiece from Nike’s first hijab collection, the 19-year-old trailblazer Halima Aden looked luminescent on July’s issue cover of the top American women’s beauty magazine Allure titled: “This is American Beauty.” Somali trailblazer Halima is the first hijab-wearing model on cover of Allure magazine.