We haven't seen much from Arise Magazine's camp since their Oct. 2009 edition with Alicia Keys on the cover. Issue #8 is their "Crowning Glory" edition and features a stunning YBF chic with a luxurious, to-die-for mane and lots of attitude. There's something very "old school glamor" about her that we adore and this is definitely one of our favorite Arise covers yet. Can any of our readers identify her? [*Edit* Many thanks to Tiffany of beautyestdiverse for identifying her as Somali model Ubah Hassan!]
Contact the folks at myasho.com about getting a copy.
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[Scanned by ShopLiquorice. Agbani Darego wears an Ere Dappa embellished dress.]
The very stunning Agbani Darego [the first Black African winner of Miss World - she won in 2001] is this month's Genevieve Magazine's cover girl. While Agbani's beauty shines through, we can't help but think Genevieve's 7th Anniversary Edition could've had more bells and whistles. Alas, we'll have to make do. This month's Genevieve also features 4 brands that are on the on and up and several pieces have us in lust. Want a preview? Here you go: