Qween of the Week

QOTW- Blackurve "All Styles Suit All"

 QOTW- Blackurve "All Styles Suit All"

Qween of the Week Grace Boyega chats with Qweens founder, Elizabeth Oloidi about her journey in the world of fashion, as a plus-size black woman, and her future projects for her other creative venture, producing and directing.

QOTW: Loungewear That Makes A Difference

QOTW: Loungewear That Makes A Difference

We chat with Frances Shortt-Carattini, founder and owner of Anther Accessories about her inspiration for making a change in the world through her entrepreneurship, and what that could mean for combatting social injustices.

QOTW: Empowered With Bare Arms

QOTW: Empowered With Bare Arms

Deborah Millington founded Right to Bare in September 2018, after a year of planning, and has since designed and produced a rainbow of camisoles, fit for all shapes and sizes. Her message is clear: feel confident while being a super role model. Millington chats with Qweens about her journey of self-love and body positivity through her company and how she hopes her brand does the same for others.

QOTW: Tights Made For You

QOTW: Tights Made For You

Tahlia Gray, founder of Sheer Chemistry chats with Qweens about why redefining what nude means to include the diverse shades of women of colour is important and how she hopes that Sheer Chemistry will show the world that nude is not synonymous with beige, and all women should feel beautiful, especially in their tights.

QOTW: Home Is...

QOTW: Home Is...

Tolu Agbelusi’s background as a lawyer and personal experience as an immigrant gave her insight to explore immigration in the modern-day UK as the theme for her playwriting debut. Qweens spoke with Agbelusi about the creation of Ilé La Wà and what a play of its calibre can do for conversations on immigration.

QOTW: Redefining Black Author-preneurship

QOTW: Redefining Black Author-preneurship

We celebrate Nia Sadé Akinyemi as Qween of the Week for the work she does in helping writers become independent business owners, or authorpreneurs, sparking a literary revolution by founding her own publishing company and literary institute.

Qween of the Week: Dare Oni

Qween of the Week: Dare Oni

Dare Oni, the self-taught head chef of her family restaurant Onidodo, opened the restaurant with her husband, to create a unique experience for Nigerians and Non-Nigerians in the London metropolitan area. Oni’s take on traditional meets London is what makes her restaurant stand out from other traditional Nigerian restaurants. Our Qween of the Week is changing the face of Nigerian cuisine in London, one dish at a time.

Qween of the Week: Janice Golec

Qween of the Week: Janice Golec

anice Golec (@fromato4z) started her blog, From A to 4Z, to increase the representation of 4C (4Z) bloggers and vlogger on social media, while also educating her fellow 4C-ers on hair health and showing that 4C hair isn’t dirty or ugly, and should be loved and taken care of. She talks to Qweens about her journey to blogging, the importance of representation and hair care tips for long, healthy hair.

Qween of the Week: Moshoodat Sanni

Qween of the Week: Moshoodat Sanni

Qween of the Week this week is Glammy-nominated makeup artist Moshoodat Sanni. Sanni’s journey of self-acceptance that has propelled her career and her work is recognized across the continent for being elegant and regal. We celebrate her and her work, as she highlights the beauty of dark skin women one “beat” at a time.

Qween of the Week: Thurayya Gûy

Qween of the Week: Thurayya Gûy

Qween of the Week celebrates a Qween every week who is inspiring change in the world one step at a time. This week we celebrate Thurayya Gûy, the founder of Caribbean Blazian Mink Lashes. She hopes her lashes will give others the same confidence to be their beautiful selves, as they gave her.

Qween of the Week: Christina Thomas

Qween of the Week: Christina Thomas

Qween of the Week celebrates a Qween every week who is inspiring change in the world one step at a time. This week we celebrate Christina Thomas, serial entrepreneur trying to change the world one book and one song at a time. As a Christian woman, Thomas hopes her faith will inspire others to use their own God-giving talents as she is using hers.

Qween of the Week: Dominic Justina

Qween of the Week: Dominic Justina

Qween of the Week celebrates a Qween every week who is inspiring change in the world one step at a time. This week we celebrate Dominic Justina the founder and host of the new podcast Life on Hifi. A podcast, Dominic founded to help other millennials on their journeys to self-love and discovery.

Qween of the Week: Ronke Lawal

Qween of the Week: Ronke Lawal

Qween of the Week celebrates a Qween every week who is inspiring change in the world one step at a time. This week we celebrate Ronke Lawal the founder of Ariatu PR. Ronke Lawal is inspiring change by giving brands and businesses a chance to receive her much needed PR expertise in order to help them grow. Ronke Lawal is all about securing others Qweens’ crowns, which is why she is Qween of the week.