Author: Staff Writer

Gorgeous Traditional Nigerian and Western Wedding in Alabama – Kourtney and Adeola

Even though Kourtney and Adeola both attended the same university they didn’t begin dating until after graduation. Sharing several mutual friends, they would see each other in passing from time to time, to which Kourtney admits to secretly having a crush on him. It would be a seemingly random weekend when Kourtney’s friend while DJ’ing in Alabama, mentioned her to Adeola and passed along her number. Soon after she received a text from Adeola, beginning a conversation that would carry them into their first date, and from there all the way to the altar. Bride & Groom: Kourtney &...

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Interview With Linda Pinto On The Interior Design Of Luxury Yachts

Alberto Pinto interior design has become synonymous with eclecticism, refinement and a distinctly opulent style, with projects for prestigious clients ranging from Private Residences, Offices, Hotels, Yachts And Jets. drawing from a variety of cultural influences he developed since childhood, Alberto initiated the brand in the early 1970s, building his work around the intermingling of cultures, and the quest for the exceptional. Following his passing in 2012, Alberto’s sister Linda pinto took over the management of the studio, having worked closely alongside side him for decades. Today, Linda and her team of 80 employees working in Paris have become...

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Dreamy Destination Wedding in Santorini – Abiodun and Samuel

Abiodun (Abbey) and Samuel’s love story began while both were traveling with friends on holiday in Miami. Their initial meeting took place at an off-beach bar, where Abbey fondly recalls how “it was love at first sight.” Approaching Abbey’s seat, Samuel struck up a conversation that felt so natural it was as if they were picking up where they left off. As their relationship continued to develop over time, Abbey recalls how Samuel was “very different from anyone I have ever dated before, but he was exactly what I wanted/needed in my life, and being with him has been...

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20 Top African Interior Designers

The design world’s landscape is constantly changing – new trends introduce themselves, new places become inspirational hubs, styles are created (and old styles return) and new technology continues to evolve the industry. And Africa is not lagging behind as the continent’s interior design has witnessed subtle, nuanced and innovative changes over the last decade. But, above all, the most important design tool is undoubtedly people. The world’s best design is only accomplished because of its best interior designers. And since there can never be an answer to the question “Who is the best interior designer in Africa?” Pleasures Magazine...

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Together Forever: Ethiopian Wedding in Washington DC – Gelila and Zewerede

Gelila and Zewerede met through mutual friends, immediately forming a connection and going out on their first date the very next day. Having so much in common, it seemed as if everything they learned about each other continued in furthering their connection. Sharing a unique sense of humor, a mutual love for culinary delights, and a deep respect for family – they discovered in each other not just a romantic partner but a best friend. ________________________________________ Bride & Groom: Gelila & Zewerede Location of Wedding: Washington DC Photographer: Christopher Jason Studios It wasn’t long before the recognition that they’d...

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