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Zima Fashion Sales - Bellanaija - July2014
Shop till you drop with Zima Fashion! The "Nyafun Nyafun" sale is here and you can get up to 30% off all womenswear like classy clothes, shoes and accessories. Want to get your hot ...
 
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With over 2 decades of fashion experience, Ituen Basi can be described a design veteran. The designer moved back to Nigeria last year after being based in the UK for several years and already, the revitalized Nigerian influence is evident in her new collection. Apart from her fashion ...
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This is the finale of our Vlisco Urban Beat Reports and its a grand one. Odio Mimonet's design sensibility is undeniable. Clothing from the label are functional yet always have that x-factor. For the Vlisco show, Odio Oseni presented a diverse range of pieces - urban inspired jumpsuits, ruffled ...
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They say you know you are hot when you've got people talking. Fati Asibelua's MOMO has done just that - From New York to London - fashion watchers are debating. At their showings in New York and more recently at London's On/Off Fashion Week, MOMO focused on delivering a cohesive collection that ...
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Fresh off their triumphant showing at the ThisDay Arise African Fashion Collective show at New York Fashion Week, Nigerian label Tiffany Amber is riding high. The buzz from that experience provided the inspiration they needed to deliver their first-ever ankara collection. The 'Tiffany Amber ...
Funke Fowler, Modele Fadayomi, Wunmi Onile-Ere et al brought the poppin' colour
BN Red Carpet Fab was on the scene for the Vlisco Urban Beat Fashion Event and it was well worth it! Different generations of Lagos fashionistas pulled out all the stops! A diverse range of looks were on display on the red carpet. It was all about the dresses; Pops of colour! Lots of ankara! A ...
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It's your regular dose of  My Style!!!! If you will like to be featured 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 mail box: ijeoma.ndekwu@bellanaija.com When your entry is ...
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Victorian. Frills. Volume. Bows. Ruffles. These are the images that are evoked when you think of Nigerian label, Lanre Da-Silva Ajayi (LDA). With their Victorian-era inspired pieces, the label has been able to create such an indelible identity that even the most passive fashion hawk can ...
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If there was ever any doubt about the beauty of our continent, contemporary art such as the photos below kick those thoughts away. Face of Africa 2006 Winner, Namibian Venantia Otto is the showcased model of the The Livingstone 2009 Calendar. The stunning photos were shot over 4 days in ...
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Jewel by Lisa's collection for Vlisco was fresh, upbeat and cosmopolitan. Given that ankara is the label's signature palette, we all knew that the collection was going to be good. However, JBL raised the stakes from good to great by introducing unexpected elements into the mix. Ankara fused ...
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The economy was definitely the un-fierce elephant in the room as many fashion week attendees felt this year's fashion week was much scaled back. A lot of the main designers decided not to show this year and if they did, guest lists were halved and venues were chosen away from the tents. Either ...
Designer Lola Faturoti in Obama Dress
[caption id="attachment_3215" align="alignleft" width="243" caption="Designer Lola Faturoti in Obama Dress"][/caption] Nigerian-American Designer Lola Faturoti has fond memories of her childhood in Ondo State The sights, the sounds, the fashion and the passion! Like many people living in ...
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The Bella Naija style page launched the reader based feature; My Style last week, and am glad that we have another fashion fab reader to feature today! If you will like to be featured on this page, simply send two pictures of yourself or that of a friend depicting a typical Day and Night ...
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The philosophy behind Amede Nzeribe's designs is simple. Its all about that homegrown basics. Organic fabrics such as cotton and silk dyed in rich hues then sewn into pieces with relaxed fits. Its great to see our traditional Nigerian tie & dye techniques being resurrected and being used ...
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While many expected the African fashion collective to showcase more couture looks, the designers strategically focused on ready to wear appealing to both editors and buyers. MOMO's collection could easily go from the runways to your closet. The Mosaic of Africa collection combined classic ...
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Nkhensani Nkosi of Stoned Cherrie dedicated this collection to Mama Africa. "An Ode to Miriam" is built on the values of pride, authenticity and creativity by the powerful cultural ambassador and fashion icon. [caption id="attachment_2983" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="Printed ...
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It seems like everywhere we turn its ankara, ankara & even more ANKARA. In Nigeria, it appears that an ankara bomb has exploded! At Weddings, engagements, work, play - For instance, Lagosians are fully garbed in this fabric and loving it! On the runways, ankara was previously limited to ...
Chanel Iman in handbeaded Ankara trench with belt
[caption id="attachment_2956" align="alignleft" width="367" caption="Chanel Iman in handbeaded Ankara trench with belt"][/caption] The Tiffany Amber collection was chic but not effortlessly so, and that's perfectly fine. With intricate beadwork and embedded jewels, Folake Coker's designs ...
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Bella Naija features EDEN Boutique an exciting label in the fashion scene.Nnaia the designer behind the current winter collection for EDEN Boutique dishes all about the EDEN Label! INTRODUCTION TO EDEN LABEL: The EDEN label features unique pieces using West African themes inspired by ...
Issue # 2 Obama Issue
We will be posting more pictures of the ARISE show. Exclusive runway shots, backstage access and after party review. Also look out for the in-depth highlight of the new ARISE Magazine. In the meantime, here are a few sample pictures below.... [caption id="attachment_2905" ...
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Malian designer XULY. Bët's collection could be described as "grunge with African influences." Marc Jacobs is known for influencing the grunge movement in fashion and .Bët will be know for bringing it to Africa. From tight leather dresses to smart fitted pant suits and flurry jackets, .Bët's ...

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