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All roads lead to Eko Hotel on December 23rd, as Africa converges on one stage to present the highly anticipated annual fashion and music show, Music Meets Runway 2014 “The African ...
 
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Avant-Garde accessories and clothing designer, Anita Quansah is taking her eponymous label, Anita Quansah London to new heights in 2011. We are only a few weeks into January and the designer has already released a new collection and been featured in two stunning editorials for UK-based Pride ...
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London-based Ghanaian designer, Phyllis Taylor, Creative of clothing line, Sika is featured on Italian Vogue's "Vogue Black" website today. In her interview with Kenya Hunt, Phyllis chats about sourcing and producing Sika garments in Ghana, she also talks about the tradition behind the ...
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What a stellar fashion blend! Photographer Marc Baptiste, model Georgie Badiel and pieces from designers including Lola Faturoti, Olori by Adeleke Sijuwade and Etro. Totally loving the whimsical bright yellow backdrop! For the longest time we erroneously assumed, Georgie was from the ...
She is one of Africa's top supermodels and has stretched her influence beyond the catwalk into the world of film, humanitarianism, entrepreneurship and clothing design. In the February 2011 issue of Marie Claire US, Liya Kebede opens up about her role in the Waris Dirie biopic "Desert Flower", ...
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We introduced Congolese model/activist Noella Coursaris-Masters to you in December 2010 via her feature on CNN International's "Connect the World" and "African Voices". Despite being actively involved in various charity projects in her country, the Democratic Republic of Congo and being a ...
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BN Making It! is a BN feature focused on young entrepreneurs. BellaNaija.com launched BN Making It! in 2009 and will be revamping it for 2011 and beyond. We will feature young African entrepreneurs both at home and in diaspora who are making an impact in their chosen fields. Technology, ...
It is the first BN Pick Your Fave of 2011. We have 3 ladies rocking this black sequined mini-dress - it is the "All Over Sequin Dress" by UK High Street fashion retailer - Jane Norman. Just shows you can look fab without breaking the bank! With its sheer panels at the yoke and the waist - ...
Somalian supermodel Iman was honoured at the BET Honors event which took place in Washington DC on Saturday 15th of January 2011. 55 Year Old Iman is still a stunner! She stole the show in a floor-length pleated J. Mendel Spring 2011 dress. Iman was honoured for her charitable endeavours, ...
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Tanzanian model and ex-beauty queen, Flaviana Matata is riding high at the moment. After featuring in a well-received editorial in the December 2010 issue of L'Officiel Paris, she has sashayed across the channel to the UK as she is featured in the new edition of art, fashion, music and design ...
In October 2010, fashion designer Vivienne Westwood previewed a range of limited edition bags created through the Ethical Fashion Programme in collaboration with the International Trade Centre, the joint body of the United Nations (UN) and World Trade Organisation (WTO), during the Paris Gold ...
Yemisi Makinde is the driving force behind the brand YEMISII which re-launched with its latest collection in Lagos, December 2010. Yemisi has always had an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong desire to succeed at everything she puts her mind to. 9 years ago she turned her passion for fashion ...
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Absolutely showstopping! It is fair to say that Face of Africa winner, Kate Menson just moved her career to the next level with this editorial. It is from the February 2011 edition of Marie Claire Magazine - South Africa. Photography: Daniella Midenge Style Direction: Sharon Becker - ...
ARISE Fashion Week BellaNaija
ARISE Magazine, Africa’s first global style and culture magazine, today announces the debut of two spectacular events. Following a successful run of three seasons (in 2009 and 2010) of the ARISE Africa Fashion Collective at New York Fashion Week, Bryant Park in New York, and the successful ...
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From the international fashion blogs to urban gossip blogs. There is something about this  fashion editorial that has captured everyone's imagination. Sudanese Models Ajak Deng & Ataui Deng photographed by John-Paul Pietrus for Issue 11 of ARISE Magazine. The 'Le Rendez-Vous' in Paris ...
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I can't stop gushing about all the new talent finding their way into the Nigerian Fashion Industry and niching out a market for themselves. Wana Sambo is the new kid on the block. She’s been in the background for quite a while as an underground fashion designer, and now she has finally come ...
Face of Africa 2005 winner Kaone Kario features in an editorial titled "Chic Afrique". The editorial was shot by Neil Kirk and appeared in the new issue of Glamour South Africa.
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It's a New Year, and for Nigerian Fashion, I am looking forward to being blown away by amazing, fresh and groundbreaking talent. Last year, here on Bella Naija Style, we featured quite a few emerging designers - not just that, many of their designs rocked the red carpets as we saw on BN Red ...
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It is a new year and everyone is trying to keep up with their resolutions. Most people want to do 'bigger and better' things than they did last year. WOW! Magazine stepped things up in 2010 and for their first cover of 2011, they are turning up the heat with this hot cover featuring Nigerian ...
Christie Brown @ Temple Muse Dec 2010 BellaNaija dotcom023
Ghanaian design label Christie Brown launched her collection themed 'A Few Of My Favourite Things' at Temple Muse on 18th December 2010. The brand will be exclusively stocked at Temple Muse and is a great addition to the current list of established African brands within the TM ...
It's the one you have been waiting for! 2010 is wrapping up and it has been an absolutely thrilling year so far. The entertainment and fashion industries in Africa have evolved significantly and we definitely feel that on the red carpets across the continent. The MTV Africa Music Awards, ...

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