Olivier Rousteing’s Search For His Somali Birth Mother Left Us In Tears

Balmain’s creative director, Olivier Rousteing, stars in the Netflix documentary “Wonder Boy” which captures his very intimate journey to find his birth parents and discover more information about his roots. The film follows Rousteing as he prepares for his S/S 2018 collection in Paris, France, Met Gala appearance in New York, USA, and Balmain’s collaboration with the Victoria Secret fashion show in Shanghai, China, all … Continue reading Olivier Rousteing’s Search For His Somali Birth Mother Left Us In Tears

The Somali Tea Spice Company That Would Make Your Ayeeyo Proud

Ayeeyo’s Blends is not your average tea spice company. For starters, its uniquely Somali concept is one that makes it stand out in the heavily saturated world of tea. Inspired by the founders own grandmother, the imagery that is brought up by the company’s name alone is enough to give any Somali innate feelings of comfort and warmth that lull us back to moments of … Continue reading The Somali Tea Spice Company That Would Make Your Ayeeyo Proud

Meet Munirah Warsame, Somalia’s First Ever Female Taekwondo Olympian 

Representing your country at the Olympics is a goal that most professional athletes can only dream of. For one young Somali woman, this dream has become a reality. Munirah Warsame will be the first Somali woman to ever represent the country in taekwondo at the Olympics in Tokyo, Japan that will commence from 23 July to 8 August 2021. At the age of 20, Munirah … Continue reading Meet Munirah Warsame, Somalia’s First Ever Female Taekwondo Olympian 

The Best “My Face, The Flag” Posts (So Far): Somalia Edition

Today is Somalia’s 61st Independence Day, and Twitter is commemorating the day with one of our favourite social media trends: “the flag, the face”. The “the flag, the face” tweets are used to highlight the flag of a county or nation, accompanied with a selfie in a Twitter post. Here are some of the most original, funniest and beautiful takes on this trend commemorating this special … Continue reading The Best “My Face, The Flag” Posts (So Far): Somalia Edition

Sportswear Brand MIZIZI Dropped A New Hockey Jersey To Commemorate Somali Independence Day, And We Are Obsessed

MIZIZI, a sportswear brand based in the United States, dropped a new Somalia Hockey Jersey to commemorate the 61st Independence Day of the country. The brand was founded in 2015 by Paakow Essandoh while he was studying at the University of Florida in order to connect the African diaspora in Florida, and across the world. MIZIZI’s collections include unique baseball, hockey, soccer and basketball shirts … Continue reading Sportswear Brand MIZIZI Dropped A New Hockey Jersey To Commemorate Somali Independence Day, And We Are Obsessed

Sabrina Dhowre Elba And Idris Elba Collaborate With Christian Louboutin On A Collection For Charity

On the 16th of June, a capsule collection titled “Walk A Mile In My Shoes” will be launched by the luxury brand Christian Louboutin together with Sabrina Dhowre Elba and Idris Elba. The collection is meant to support and bring awareness to a number of charitable causes around the globe, among them a Somali organization called The Somali Hope Foundation which is an organization that is … Continue reading Sabrina Dhowre Elba And Idris Elba Collaborate With Christian Louboutin On A Collection For Charity

The Best “My Face, The Flag” Posts: Somaliland Edition

Somaliland is celebrating its 30th birthday today, and people are showing up on social media! The “the flag, the face” trend is used to highlight the flag of a county or nation, accompanied with a selfie in a Twitter post. Here are some of the most original, funniest and beautiful takes on this trend commemorating this special day. Continue reading The Best “My Face, The Flag” Posts: Somaliland Edition

Easy Suhoor Recipes To Help Get You Through Another Ramadan In Lockdown

Who would have thought that we would be seeing another Ramadan in lockdown? We certainly didn’t! For those in need of quick and filling recipes that don’t take a lot of effort to put together, you’ve come to the right place. If you’ve missed our Spotlight interview with content creator Filsun, please do also check it out to discover Filsun’s delicious, healthy and low-effort recipes that … Continue reading Easy Suhoor Recipes To Help Get You Through Another Ramadan In Lockdown

#IWD2021 The Trailblazing Somali Women That We Are Celebrating Today

The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is “Choose To Challenge”. Below is a list of Somali women who overcame the challenges in their lives and respective fields in order to make our world a better place for future generations of Somali women. Poly Styrene Marianne Joan Elliott-Said (3 July 1957 – 25 April 2011), also known as Poly Styrene, was a Somali-British artist … Continue reading #IWD2021 The Trailblazing Somali Women That We Are Celebrating Today