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It looks like Kylie Jenner is fast becoming the most popular Jenner in the Kardashian household. In a list released by Models.com, Kendall, who is a first timer on the list and ...
 
Stylist Arieta is renowned for her work with labels including Deola Sagoe and high street brand, River Island. Arieta has chosen 5 key trends for you to explore when the Spring/Summer season arrives. We bet many cannot wait to shed their winter gear and add pops of colour and fun back into ...
Photographer Obi Somto & stylist Yolanda Okereke have collaborated and created a photo story titled "Valentine". *** Danie is a newlywed and is so excited about her first Valentine as a married woman. She feels it is going to change everything! So she begins to plan 6 days before ...
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Sometimes you view a collection and you love it, sometimes you view a collection and it's just not for you. Some collections have a stronger effect - they evoke a feeling. They whisk you away from your reality into a fantasy. The new collection from Nigerian fashion brand, Tiffany Amber has ...
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With the forthcoming ARISE Magazine Fashion Week which "lands" in Lagos in March 2011, every designer is bringing their A-Game. According to our sources, Lanre DaSilva-Ajayi is one of the designers that will be showing at the ARISE event. In 2010, LDA collaborated with international real dutch ...
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In the lifestyle and fashion magazine segments, many will be surprised to discover that most magazines are led by business people and not 'creatives'. Basically, someone creates a business plan and then hires a bunch of creative people - stylists, photographers, editors, etc... to turn the ...
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What did we say about 2011 being "The Year of the African Model", well...so far, so good! Vogue Italia has made a strong statement over the last few years with their mandate to promote diversity in the fashion industry. From their groundbreaking "Black Issue" which landed on newsstands in ...
It has been 2 years since a young designer named Bridget Awosika invited fashion insiders to experience a preview of her Spring/Summer 2009 collection. At that time, many were unacquainted with the brand...a lot has changed since then. In 2010, the Bridget Awosika fashion brand reemerged on ...
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It is hard to believe that it has been 12 years since Nigerian supermodel, Oluchi graced the cover of fashion magazine, i-D. After winning the Face of Africa competition in 1998, Oluchi rapidly rose up the ranks when she landed a feature in Italian Vogue. Though it was when she was featured on ...
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Oh Flaviana! 2011 is surely the year of the African model. African models including Ajak Deng, Aminata Niaria, Georgie Badiel, Flaviana Matata & Ataui Deng have graced the pages of Vogue, i-D, Uptown and other high profile publications. Some have nabbed coveted campaigns such as Kenzo ...
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Last week, we kicked off a 5 week photographic journey spearheaded by Toni Tones Photography's "Support Nigerian Fashion" campaign. The purpose of the series is to spotlight emerging Nigerian designers and promote our emerging fashion industry. Week 2 of the photographic journey features ...
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Grey - the fashion label by Obida Obi & Rukky Ladoja was chosen as one of BN Style's "11 Young, Fabulous & Talented Designers to Watch in 2011". As we noted in that feature, the Grey ethos is built around functionality, simplicity and lots of flair. For their new capsule collection ...
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It is the first BN Red Carpet Fab of 2011! The 2011 Edition of the Future Awards was a celebration of all that is great about Nigeria - the brave and enterprising youth who are challenging the status quo and pushing Nigeria forward. On the red carpet, guests chose to support the budding African ...
The series of "Tribal Romance" collections by Zed-eye is the gift that keeps up on giving. The designer presented the original "Tribal Romance" collection over a year ago and then in 2010, reimagined the collection for Spring/Summer 2011 with "Tribal Romance Revisited". As we enter the second ...
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Nkwo has just delivered a sneak peek into her new lookbook. The collection which is named "Happy Lives Here" will be debuting on Nkwo's new website/e-store in a few weeks. UK-Based Nigerian designer Nkwo is renowned for their unique braided detailing which accentuate their colourful breezy ...
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The Mango Nigeria team opened its doors to the fab people from Side View Magazine for a photoshoot to highlight "understated yet chic" looks for the season. The relaxed fit of the clothes has an effortless ease about it. Love the dashes of colour from the orange shoes and scarves. Check out ...
Maya Antoun is a jeweller and a designer with a unique multi ethnic background. Born and raised in the Sudan, her work is influenced and informed by her culturally diverse upbringing as well as her experience gained from living in Africa and working with traditional African Jewellers. Maya ...
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We are back this year with BN Style Spotlight.  BN Style Spotlight is a periodical feature on the style page that provides our readers with  a detailed analysis of the personal style of a budding fashion star. Since the onset of this feature on BN Style, women have been  the focus - ...
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Inspired by the BuyNigerian campaign which was initiated by StyleHouseFiles; Nigerian fashion photographer, Toni Tones has made it her mission to encourage even more Nigerians to patronize Nigerian fashion brands. According to Toni Tones, "We are introducing this campaign - Support Nigerian ...
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Danielle and Chantelle Dwomoh-Piper (popularly referred to as the DPiperTwins) are 23 year old twin fashion models and fashion designers born to a Ghanaian father and Caribbean mother. Although born in New York, they were raised in their fatherland, Ghana…

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