Style

South African Model Mac Phiri x John Lewis

British Label John Lewis unveiled their Spring/ Summer 14 collection, designed by Orla Kiely, featuring South African male model Mac Phiri.

British label John Lewis recently dropped their lookbook for Spring/Summer 14. The brainchild of Irish designer Orla Kiely, John Lewis' 150th anniversary collection features creative prints paired with comfortable & ready-to-wear menswear pieces. UK-based South African male model Mac Phiri was chosen to represent the brand for this debut collaboration between Kiely and John Lewis. Phiri has been previously spotted in editorial campaigns and runways for KTZ, Spencer Hart, Vivienne Westwood, and Billy Reid among other renowned fashion designers and houses. He's definitely the perfect choice to sport this S/S 14 collection. Scroll through our gallery above to view the photographs and if you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #macphiri.

Interview

Interview: TOBi Is Making Unapologetic Soul Music

We talk to the Nigerian-Canadian artist about his latest project ELEMENTS, his creative process, mental health and more.

It's a big year for music, and in the midst of many good drops from the motherland and beyond, we caught up with Nigerian-Canadian singer/songwriter TOBi to discuss his recently released 10-track project ELEMENTS.

ELEMENTS is a fusion of old-school soul, contemporary rap sequences, clever lyrical symbols & metaphors. and melancholic vibes which reference TOBi's Nigerian heritage through afrobeats, the reality of his life and the state of the world today. The compilation features production from Nigerian producer Juls on "Dollas and Cents" and "Made Me Everything and Shine."

Below, we also discuss his creative process and passion for mental health with the announcement of an exciting collaboration. "I'm attracted and curious about so many things in life that I can't help but bring [them] into my world and craft," the multi-genre artist says.

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