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Abuja-based designer, IK-Pen Fashion is getting into the festive season with her combination of prints and serene locations in her festive capsule collection. The Ready-to-Wear ...
 
Nigerian Ritchie Edukugho and Lauren Anderson are the partners behind North London based brand- DECO.  The partners combine their different areas of expertise and cultures to produce pieces reflective of the fusion between  Lauren's experience as a womenswear designer and Ritchie's rich ...
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An individuals choice to work in the creative industry is never an easy one, there is the likelihood that ones parents may not embrace  their child's urge to pursue their passion, and then there are the challenges that come with the path we choose to follow. Stylist Ezinne Chinkata reflects ...
Cynthia Kio is the designer behind Emua Fashions.  In her designs she infuses the  African culture and traditions from which she was born into. At  23 she had successfully designed and produced six collections which she has had the opportunity to showcase around the world.  Cynthia’s vision ...
Nigerian fashion label, Sally Bawa has been running for 10years now and offers its clients ready-to-wear and exclusive pieces. BN featured the designer brand a couple of months ago during the Emerging Fashion Talent Week. The Entrée collection by the brand was well received by our readers, and ...
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My Style is one of our favorite features on the BN Style page, and judging from the responses it gathers, I can safely say, it has our readers interested. This year, we would like to have our fashionable BN readers featured regularly, so I encourage you all to please send in your entries. If ...
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Nigerian designer, Deola Sagoe was interviewed by leading Black Women's Magazine- ESSENCE.com. In the interview, the designer talks about her brand and how her Nigerian and African cultural influences are reflected in her designs. Below are snippets from the interview: ESSENCE.com: As ...
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There are a lot of great African fashion bloggers out there, and in acknowledgment of how instrumental they can be in promoting African Fashion and our love for fashion, we at BN Style decided to do a mini-series profiling 5 amazing blogs. WE Blog Fashion provides an insight into African ...
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According to the Urban Dictionary, “A real nonconformist would like stuff before it was fashionable, during its fashionableness and after it has gone out of fashion.” Nonconformists are the trendsetters; they make their own trends and people imitate them. They are the likes of Lady Gaga and ...
Orange Culture is a new label by young Creative Director and Stylist Adebayo Oke-Lawal . Adebayo on the collection: 'Heartbreak is never the end but the beginning of something new, something better, 'Black,White and Red' love always heals'.  This is the first collection from my label, It's a ...
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The Tiffany Amber collection adequately captured the brands aesthetically appealing charm. We were presented with floaty accented dresses, a structured blazer and a pair of pants, a shift dress, floor-length skirts (one of summer's hot trends), 60's style full skirts with jagged hemlines, ...
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For his collection, Frank Osodi went for a girly, elaborate and sophisticated silhouette. In Nigeria, Austrian lace is most commonly used for Iro and Buba and for Blouse and Skirt styles. Frank Osodi in this collection explored these traditional styles, in particular, the blouse and the skirt ...
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The collection presented by Vivid Imagination stuck to the typical traditional menswear styles made with  Austrian Lace such as  Agbada and Kaftan pieces which were glamorised with exquisite embroidery and  fine tailoring.  The pieces were well constructed with clean finishing. Photo Credit: ...
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Ituen Basi in this collection combines a mix of influences. We are presented with Japanese Kimono style tops, 1920's low waist dresses, and also catch a glimpse of the flapper and fringe dresses from that same era. The high-neck tie bow dresses are very reminiscent of the Victorian era. ...
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During every special occasion in most parts of Nigeria, lace plays a prominent role in the dress code. This illustrates how deeply embedded lace has become in our Nigerian cultural heritage.
BN Style Finds: Toju Foyeh Glitter Baby Dress
Hello! I'm back again with BN Style Finds- a feature that allows me to share  fabulous stylish items by African designers. This editions theme is Shine Your Way Through Life and it is all about adding some glitz, glam and bling into your wardrobe. It's metallic fabrics, sequins, and ...
Free Peoples Rebellion is a modern and spirited line focused on incorporating African aesthetic in everyday wear through accessories. Founded by Sarah Williams in 2008, Free Peoples Rebellion looks to find innovative ways to use African fabric in each of its handmade items. The accessory line ...
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Fashion Designer/Stylist Bukola Are releases first House of Versatile Styles Fashion Film.The film was shot on location in Atlanta,Georgia by Celebrity Photographer & Cinematographer Corey Reese. The film showcases three of Bukola's designs from previous House of Versatile Styles ...
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There are a lot of great African fashion bloggers out there, and in acknowledgment of how instrumental they can be in promoting African Fashion and our love for fashion, we at BN Style decided to do a mini-series profiling 5 amazing blogs. WE Blog Fashion provides an insight into African ...
African inspired fashion is the new rave in the fashion industry. This trend infiltrated the mainstream in 2010 and has received a significant presence in the runway at fashion shows all over the world. . While Western and other non-African Fashion designers have incorporated African ...
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We love OH! By Ohema Ohene for their creative and unique footwear. In their new collection- 'Heat Wave', they use  a range of Dutch wax prints as well as African prints sourced from around the globe to create fun and fashionable sneakers. 'The new SS11 collection HEAT WAVE is what we like to ...

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