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Krikor Jabotian worked under Elie Saab right after he graduated from the prestigious fashion school, l’Ecole Superieure des Arts et techniques de la Mode in Beirut, Lebanon. At 23, he ...
 
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The uber-talented, fast-rising twins behind Alex Folzi are notable personalities amongst the fashion community in Canada. One can catch a glimpse of their classic trunks making rounds on many blogs and tumblrs of note. Despite the ever-changing script of their personal lives; which recently ...
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Dumebi Iyamah is the Nigerian designer behind Canadian-based label, Andrea Iyamah. The newest from the label- "Plush Collection", which features long, chiffon, and velvet dresses highlighted with hand-made beading. View the collection below:Click to order pieces from the collection
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Most events are now prepared with utmost scrutiny and pertinent attention to minute details, that you'd think the red carpet preparations was one for A-Listers going to celebrate themselves on an awards night.With the great number of events planned weekly and the even bigger hoopla ...
The world premiere of Kunle Afolayan's "Phone Swap" took place at the Eko Hotel & Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos this weekend. The movie's leading lady Nse Ikpe Etim looked fabulous at the event. Nse who is the film's co-lead alongside Wale Ojo chose a floor-length white dress with black ...
BellaNaija and FashionistaGH collaborated during the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week to bring you all the fabulous details from the runways to the red carpet and of course, the backstage scoop.You've seen the photos but we just had to take it one step further with the videos.We have ...
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Nancy Nwadire of Iconic Invanity does no wrong with her unique mesh of African prints and fine craftsmanship. Her collection reminded us of the beauty encompassed within exotic African fabrics. Additionally, her pieces adorned one of a kind embellishments that certify them timeless, attractive ...
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Lace! Leather! Ankara! Need we say more? Adama Paris, the Congo born talented designer's collection dazzled all those in attendance at the Arise Magazine Fashion Week. Her designs featured exceptional sophistication matched with sharp tailoring. The best part however was the infusion  of a ...
Collections by Grey are always a joy to view on the runway. Modern, fresh and 'ready to wear' straight off the ramp, you can't go wrong with Grey. We spotted all the Grey staples alongside a few surprise additions - their interpretation of Basic Black and the sparkly show closer. No doubt ...
With its mysterious and lethal namesake, we had high expectations for "Black Mamba" the new collection by Yvonne Nwosu's Vonne Couture. The name definitely mirrored the collection - from the all-black hue to the slinky dresses, this collection is targeted at the lady who's not afraid of being ...
Edith Nkwocha (Owner of The Designer Label)
Registered in Lagos, Nigeria, The Designer Label is a translation, writing and Cross-Cultural Consultancy established in 2011, specifically to provide specialized language and cross-cultural promotional services to African designers and artists. The main objective of The Designer Label is to ...
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Odio Mimonet won the Innovative Designer of the Year award at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week Awards. The veteran designer presented a vibrant and varied collection! While many designers shied away from using colours, Odio went in the opposite direction with popping colours and lots of ...
This collection by Tsemaye Binitie was a seamless chapter 2 to the chapter 1 that was presented at the ARISE Made in Africa – Spring 2012 in New York, so much so that a piece from that collection was also included in this one.The colour palette remained the same - black, white, pink and a ...
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The Jewel by Lisa brand is one that always evokes Afri-Luxe-Chic! For their "There's Something About a Lady" collection presented at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week, JBL reiterated what we already know, no one does it like they do! The new JBL prints stood out especially when set on fluid ...
Maki Oh was a major star at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week. The talented young designer is still in her 20s but as they say "age aint nothing but a number" as she proved with her delightfully youthful yet absolutely refined collection. The spark in this collection was the details - a ...
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It was past 1AM on Sunday morning yet the audience was still buzzing, iconic Nigerian fashion brand, Tiffany Amber was about to hit the runway at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week. It was a fabulous showing with showstopping moments including international supermodel Alek Wek's Arise 2012 ...
After a whirlwind week, the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week is over! The climax of the fashion week is the annual Arise Magazine Fashion Week Awards. The winners were literally announced moments ago and as always, BN has the exclusive scoop. Look out for photos from the event in a few ...
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Ann Marie Adoley, the powerhouse behind Jil, continues to gain recognition all over West Africa.Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi
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Ejeme Iloube, Creative Director of Jini. Her collection intertwined vibrant African textile with urban designs. From the pencil skirt to a flowing black dress, the ready to wear Jini collection at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week was all about simplicity and vital wardrobe ...
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LaQuan Smith gave us a glimpse into the future with his 21st century modern- woman pieces. The New York born designer's trendy collection definitely depicted the next level of fashion innovation. Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi
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Buki Akib's menswear collection was nothing short of showstopping on the runway of this year's Arise Magazine Fashion Week. Fierce!Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi

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~ Peter Drucker

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