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Port Harcourt International Fashion Week 2014
The ember-months are upon us and as the days get cooler, Port Harcourt will experience a heat wave with hot fashion at the 2014 Native & Vogue Port Harcourt International Fashion ...
 
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Nike Akinola London has come out with a Summer/Spring 2010 Collection inspired by ‘The Long Weekend’. ‘This collection captures the very essence of what it means to be an independent woman going into a new decade’, says creative director, Nike Akinola. The collection illustrates seasonal ...
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In June 2009, Ermenegildo Zegna, the 100 year old giant of Italian tailored suit-making announced that they would be expanding and exploring new markets. According to an article published in the New York Times, Gildo Zegna, chief executive of the company said  “What we used to call the ...
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Orleans designs is a London based women’s wear and accessory brand. Their Spring/Summer 2010 collection presents African prints in 100% silk. Hazel Aggrey-Orleans, the designer behind this collection ‘has been inspired by the cultural richness on her upbringing on West Africa’s tropical ...
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It’s BN Style Spotlight; this is a periodical feature on the style page that will provide detailed analysis of the personal style of a budding fashion star. Occasionally while going through photos, we stumble on a person that gets us staring in admiration of their style. They have been able ...
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We have a HUGE style crush on Shingai Shoniwa. Shingai is the Zimbabwean lead singer of UK band "The Noisettes". This is one girl that is always absolutely fabulous on the red carpet. From her afrolicious hair to the edgy clothes she wears - Tres magnifique! Shingai is on the cover of the new ...
Afromania by Nkwo Bella Naija0005
UK-based Nigerian designer Nkwo Onwuka made giant strides in the last few months; her flagship line "Nkwo" showed at the ARISE Africa Fashion Week in Johannesburg last year, Nkwo pieces were picked up by Europe's No 1 online fashion shopping destination - ASOS and now in 2010, Nkwo is set to ...
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The first Vlisco fabric collection of 2010 is inspired by unexpected combinations. Dreamlike scenery unites heritage and sophistication. You are taken unawares, caught in a landscape of patterns. The assemblage of designs appears random, yet produces the ultimate ‘Tableau Vivant’ sensation. A ...
Deola Bali
So we are attempting to deliver 'The Look' daily this week so you''ll have to work with us! Many BN readers are in their 20s and 30s, however, its so great when we see someone in their 40s or even older looking stylish and just fabulous. We spotted Deola Bali on Nigeria's unofficial red ...
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The Nigerian fashion industry keeps piling up the talent with designers who have harnessed their craft in industries abroad and return to home soil to engrave their footprints. Designer, Kemmy Solomon hopes that her label Kemkemstudio leaves large enough traces to have Nigerians and the rest of ...
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Its been a while since we hit you with "The Look". Nigerians are supposed to be amongst the best dressed people in the world so why is it so difficult for us to find looks we love? Maybe we need to search a bit harder. That's exactly what we'll do because we really hope to have "The Look" as a ...
CANOE RARE-COVER
CANOE Quarterly Magazine finds something to be cheerful about despite the state of the economy. Its new edition, titled the RARE Issue, continues in the publication’s mission to celebrate Africa. CANOE has become quite famous for both its articles and its design. And its ninth edition does not ...
Nike Oshinowo
Its the first BN Red Carpet Fab of 2010 and we are totally excited to be kicking off with this! On Sunday 17th of January 2010, Ex-Beauty Queen Nike Oshinowo launched her fitness DVD "Fit, Forty and Fabulous". The event totally lived up to the billing. It was held at uber-fab ...
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Its that time again. African fashion is migrating to New York for the New York Fashion Week. Last year, ARISE broke new ground with the ARISE Collective at the Fall/Winter New York Fashion Week in February 2009 and maintained the momentum with the Promise of Africa Collective show at ...
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A brand new glossy has just joined the African magazine market. FAB Magazine is a high-end Quarterly Fashion and Lifestyle print magazine with 80% African Content. The first issue of FAB Magazine - the “Music meets Fashion” issue will be on the newsstands from February 2009. The magazine ...
MOMO 5 new collection Bella Naija0005
With a packed-house overflowing with Momo’s loyal, long-standing clients, press and worldwide guests, Fati Asibelua, the design talent behind Momo, unveiled her Iconic Anniversary Collection at the five-year celebration in Abuja. Inspired by the grown-up, demure glamour of the 1940s, the ...
Chichia London Made in Dar Bella Naija0001
Fresh off a great showing at the recent Swahili Fashion Week, Christine Mhando's Chichia London has released the lookbook for their new collection called 'Made In Dar'. The collection features beautiful, 'wearable' and versatile dresses all made using the East African khanga fabric. Simply ...
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The fashion business like any other relies on market research. Recognising a need in the market and allocating resources to fulfil that need. The JamesLULLY label might just be the end to the search of affordable handbags. The JL label was launched on a modest-scale on August 23rd, 2009 with ...
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Not many knew London-based designer Samantha Cole had any African affiliations until her showstopping showcase at the ARISE Fashion Week held in Johannesburg earlier this year. The label Samantha Cole London is well known and loved for its dazzling pieces with a gothic edge. The label has won ...
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I have always loved art exhibitions but an invitation to a fashion & art exhibition by iconic Nigerian designer Tiffany Amber in collaboration with talented veteran artist Kolade Oshinowo definitely peaked my interest. What could this be all about?  I took my time preparing for this event ...
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It’s your regular dose of the BN feature; My Style! If you are interested in appearing on this page, simply send two pictures of yourself or that of a friend depicting a typical Day and Night Look with a short summary of your style to my email box: ijeoma.ndekwu@bellanaija.com When your ...

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