With Love From Lagos – Phunk Afrique

Posted on Wednesday, November 5th, 2008 at 10:51 PM

By BellaNaija.com

Funke Ogunde of Phunk Afrique draws her inspiration from ‘A Woman’s Body’. Phunk Afrique aims to ensure that every woman who wears one of their pieces ‘gets noticed’ and is rest assured that her best features are being accentuated. For Phunk Afrique – The perfect combination of Colour, Cut, Fabric & Creativity births a Phunk Afrique piece.

This is definitely one of my fave designers of the moment! It goes along perfectly with all the activities I love….There’s something to wear to hang out with the girls on a Saturday afternoon, something to wear on a date with the lad on a Friday evening, something to wear to church on Sunday and that classic piece for a special event….

Below are photos from Phunk Afrique’s latest collection.

Photographer: David Otokpa

Models: Omilola Oshikoya, Folake Ogunde, Mobola Akinkugbe & Funke Ogunde

To order: phunkafrique @ yahoo . co . uk

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  • 34 Comments on “With Love From Lagos – Phunk Afrique”

    • notjustok November 5, 2008 at 11:50 PM

      Fashion is blowing up in Naija o… these dresses I see are enhancing pulchritude in all d babes I see in these pics…Bella good job!…

      I see Omi gettin her model on

    • I Too Know November 6, 2008 at 1:10 AM

      WTH is the meaning of “pulchritude” ???

    • Jo November 6, 2008 at 2:05 AM

      pulchritude = beauty ……..the clothes are lovely..i see maxis r coming back into fashion

    • sally November 6, 2008 at 2:20 AM

      fabulousness :-)

    • Nike November 6, 2008 at 3:17 AM

      i love the designs, totally fabulous!i love the mobola is wearing, how can i order it?

    • bome November 6, 2008 at 5:33 AM

      Check the dictionary. (oed.com)

      I love!!!!!! What are the prices?

    • bome November 6, 2008 at 5:45 AM

      Why are people using SAT/ GRE words. Like enter Alaba market and say “I’m looking for pulchrious pair of jeans” na slap agberos go slap someone. Lol!

    • notjustok November 6, 2008 at 7:30 AM

      lol @ na slap agberos go slap someone

    • Trendy November 6, 2008 at 9:58 AM

      Lovely. does she have a website?

    • Nkizm November 6, 2008 at 11:15 AM


    • bella November 6, 2008 at 11:53 AM

      I think you can email the address included in the post or search for Phunk Afrique on facebook

    • reader November 6, 2008 at 9:31 PM

      mehn not even one article on Obama’s win – come on Ms Bella ,,,yes there’s are tons elsewhere – but still – a quick line or two won’t hurt. Also i’ve been dying to read the ‘WE WE’ article – but the link has been broken for a while now :(

    • YNC November 6, 2008 at 9:31 PM

      Aww how cutie…she needs a website as soon as possible. Me like what l see.

    • YNC November 6, 2008 at 9:33 PM

      pulchritude means beauty. Ensure you use your words right. You really are in the wrong place to use your SAT vocabulary. Don’t even fit into the sentence you just wrote. Ensure for your furture. Cheers.

    • bella November 6, 2008 at 10:10 PM

      hey, wanted to do something on obama, had it all ready and it didnt publish for some reason but will try again by the weekend.
      as per wewe, the link isnt broken. try clearing ur cache and try the link again – http://www.bellanaija.com/2008/10/19/wewe-clothing-little-ones-doing-big-things/

    • sade November 6, 2008 at 11:08 PM

      Absolutely fabulous DESIGNZZZZZZZZZZZZZ! could someone please introduce her to the” style me” crew,i beg!!! they need her o!!

    • keke November 7, 2008 at 4:47 AM


    • tyna November 7, 2008 at 3:58 PM

      love ur new site Bella! lovely design…so wearable, where can i order from? any websites?

    • kemi November 7, 2008 at 6:48 PM

      lol, folks need to pay closer attention to the text and other comments. you can order by e-mailing phunkafrique@yahoo.co.uk or contacting Funke Ogunde on facebook. never mind that bella already reiterated this.

    • tatafo! November 7, 2008 at 9:33 PM

      ha come and see o! not only SAT word dropping, name dropping is included too. lol

    • Wiz! November 8, 2008 at 9:04 AM

      beautiful! Quite Like…choice of fabric, sleeves…beautiful!

    • Abby November 9, 2008 at 3:01 AM

      OMG!!! them pictures r wusup!!! they r soo fly…absolutely magnificently wonderfully BUNZ!! dyu feel a sistah up in here up in here??? lol

    • Ms. Chi November 11, 2008 at 11:44 PM


    • bome November 13, 2008 at 12:48 PM

      The website isn’t bbc.com now? Isn’t it an African lifestyle website?She could have put some Nigerian politics news too then?

    • Bridget Otubor November 21, 2008 at 2:35 PM

      Impress!!! wonderful designer

    • In My Head December 4, 2008 at 1:00 PM

      I love Ankara and am always glad to see it interpreted so well. It fits the African woman in a way that other clothing will never be able to.
      Well Done!

    • somebody December 8, 2008 at 10:30 AM

      dunno why peeps still use yahoo email addresses for businesses in this day and age. Professional ones dont cost much these days and people take u a lot more serious.

    • Chima Becky December 22, 2008 at 5:27 PM

      pls can u link me on the how tos to get to the level that our designer has reached. those dresses, sleves and tops are well tailored. kudos.

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    • Abaiku April 7, 2009 at 10:29 AM

      Hi Can someone tell her to get intouch with me as soon as possible, or can anyone get me her contact in Lagos?

    • Love May 8, 2009 at 5:31 PM

      Beautiful photogfenic naija ladies

    • Lorietta September 15, 2010 at 5:14 AM

      Her style is mature and very lady like <3

    • Nkem Morah August 5, 2011 at 1:50 PM

      Her designs are really fresh and matured. Please where can i get that white dress? I love the back view…wish i could see the front. Does she have a website where people outside Naija can buy and have it shipped to them? Bellanaija pls let me know. Thanks!


      she embodies the dizzy heights..the best is yet to come from this wonderful starlet.well done,baby