August, you have been truly amazing. We have seen a lot of mind blowing work put out by creatives, it’s actually hard to keep up. The creativity flowing in Africa is truly sensational and out of this world. To put it simply, African creatives are extraordinary! Our Instagram feed is a one stop platform full of remarkable and noteworthy creatives, mainly within the African continent, who deserve to be celebrated and honored. Below were the 10 most popular Instagram posts on Lysa this month. We want to know out of the 10, which one was your favorite. See you in the comments loves!
Most Popular Instagram Posts On Lysa In July
- Lysa Magazine – Digital magazine honoring remarkable creatives
DEFINE YOURSELF || This is where our brand lives and interacts || #lysadefineyourself
Lysa Magazine is a digital magazine that honors and celebrates creatives in the fashion industry!
- Bheki Mth – Portraiture photographer
Black women are beautiful in every shade.
Creative direction –@nirvananokwe
Models – @madam_ntobe | @blaqjello
Photographers – @bheki_blackgold@bheki_theblackwonder | @p.losoul
MakeUp artist – @mschili_theimageartist🙏🏿
Wardrobe – @thespacesa gateway
- Silvia Njoki – Kenyan blogger, passport stamp collector, fashion writer @dailynation
- Nelly – Fashion, food, style & interiors photographer, creative mind.
- Colorism article, read here
As Tieranee Sturdivant tweeted, “It is one thing for black women to deal with racism, but it is even worse when dealing with colourism in your own community.” Actress Adele Oni says colourism is a “story we don’t talk about. We are all aware how inherent it is in our society, the concept of colourism and the concept of growing up and understanding if you’re fairer skinned you’re prettier in the eyes of men – and we accept it. We never actually shine a light on it and it’s fascinating how much of a problem it is.” “Colourism is a story we don’t talk about.” But we’re here to talk about it by clicking on the LINK IN BIO! ||.DIFFERENT MELANIN.||
Creative Director : @isaacwest
Photograph By : @piokky
Assistant Art Director: @sethnocentric
Location : @lupictionstudios
Models : Models : @fernanda_almeida26@inieyoh @awutayik @nordy17@risasnuggs @_good.vibes_only@bijouxduchess @billionyamal@balangnyal @model_elly_olson@_just.ella
- Nkeiruka – Dancer, instructor, actress, model
- Asiyami Gold – Art director and visual storyteller
How we’re blocking off all the bad energy this week. 🙅🏾♀️
From || @asiyami_gold
- Reema Howell – Activist and lover of travel, fashion, style, food and makeup
Don’t get it twisted, it’s more than just Art 📓
Muse || @reemahowell
- Ojwok Photography –Photographer
I don’t wear diamonds, diamonds killed my ancestors.
II WE II
That’s it for our popular Instagram posts for August 2018