Man! Mariatu feels like a woman

A little bit country, and a little bit matchy Africana is the combo that Mariatu shows us in this incredible ensemble she wore behind the counter at the United African Bank where she works.

MariatuMariatu had her customers in the bank queue humming that Shania Twain song and wondering where they could purchase a Shania-inspired hat. According to Mariatu, the hat was made by her tailor who covered it in an Africana fabric to match those skinny pants and puff sleeved shirt.

New season hair trend: the Rihanna weave

Inspired by bad-girl R and B goddess Rihanna, this crest shaped weave is the new season hair hit amongst the ladies of Freetown. Effie told me she achieved this look by bravely shaving her head, attaching the weave and then bleaching it all a biscuity blonde. The result: the ‘Rihanna’.Effie_low_res

It must be also noted that Effie has joined the disco inferno and can’t get enough of her shiny tights.