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Is it just us, or are Vera Wang Bride collections getting more sheer and abstract every season?Vera Wang unveiled her Spring 2016 collection - sensual and inspired by Spain.From ...
 
In its non stop effort to support up and coming designers, one of Nigeria's leading fashion and lifestyle magazine StyleMania will be touring studios of fashion brands that are willing to showcase their collections to their editorial team.The visit will involve a presentation of a ...
Nigerian-based luxe women’s wear and accessories brand, Viv La Resistance is out with the lookbook for its A/W 12 Collection which was showcased at ARISE Fashion Week earlier in the year. Inspired by the works of graffiti artist and film maker, Mr. Brainwash, the collection features custom ...
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Two words - Red Hot! Ex- Nollywood actress Caroline Danjuma is presently in Berkshire, UK for this year's Royal Ascot - the world's most famous racecourse with a history of horse racing spanning 300 years taking place today, Friday 22nd June 2012.The yummy mother of 2 cute boys shares ...
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Bukola Aré , the Fashion Entrepreneur behind the  womenswear line House of Versatile Styles (HVS), announces the release of her new accessories collection and unveils new ecommerce shopping site, bybukolaare.com. Designed for the modern day fashionista, the HVS Accessories Collection is ...
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Just last month, Nigerian fashion designer Lanre DaSilva Ajayi with self named label, made headlines alongside other African designers by taking part in Vogue Italia and Yoox.com's "Discovered in Africa by Vogue Italia exclusively on Yoox.com" project which saw her label debut its pieces on ...
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Ever since Folake Folarin-Coker launched her power fashion house Tiffany Amber 13 years ago, the critically acclaimed Nigerian label has been known to create timeless and exquisite pieces for the everyday woman. This has by far positioned her brand as one of the leaders in women's fashion ...
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I am done. Really, I mean it this time for good. My days as the shoe diva are officially over. It was all fine when the Visa Card bore the brunt of it but now the pain is actually taking its toll on me. I can’t anymore, I just can’t. In the hey days, when I set out to buy what would be my ...
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Nigerian label, House of Nwocha(HON) is out with its Fall 12 collection inspired by "Yoshinaka", an ancient warrior princess.  The collection tells a  contemporary tale of strong women of old from the far east in Asia.Capturing the exceptional beauty, charm and bravery of "Yoshinaka", House ...
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We are back again 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. We are starting off with a bang and I hope you will all agree with me after ...
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BN Style Forum is a platform where issues pertaining to the Nigerian & African fashion industry will be discussed weekly. We hope to encourage an open, honest & constructive engagement with stakeholders in the industry. *** Yesterday, I was compiling a list of designers currently ...
New-York based label Washington Roberts is out with its A/W 12 collection. In this collection, the Nigerian designer opts for structured cuts and texture with brocades mixes, leather, silks and sultry metallics. We are presented with an array of dark tones which are balanced with bold hues like ...
With summer right around the corner, Canadian-based Nigerian couture designer, Andrea Iyamah  shows off her versatility as a designer with the release of a vintage inspired swimsuit collection; featuring beautiful printed one pieces, high-waisted bottoms and halter bra tops with a retro ...
In anticipation of Ghana Fashion & Design Week (GFDW), organisers have collaborated with photographer Kyoko Munakata and London-based Ghanaian designer, Beatrice Korlekie Newman for a promotion campaign titled, "licorice". Featuring Ghanaian models Soraya Akua Khalil and Phyllis Tekyi-Berto ...
The May issue of L'Uomo Vogue is entirely dedicated to Africa.According to the press release, "L'Uomo Vogue decided to underline the positive side of the African continent from all points of view that is showing the willingness to succeed in fields such as the textile and the oil ...
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In the past 7 years, Lanre DaSilvaAjayi (LDA) founder of eponymous self-named design label has grown tremendously passionate for fashion. This has made the LDA brand stronger and the label a fashion favourite among the media, celebrities and fashion lovers.On Friday 4th May 2012, Vogue ...
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BN Style Forum is a platform where issues pertaining to the Nigerian & African fashion industry will be discussed weekly. We hope to encourage an open, honest & constructive engagement with stakeholders in the industry.*** The 90’s saw to the infiltration of luxury brands in ...
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The Ghanaian design duo behind Kastle Designs & Treasure Chest are out with the Fall 12 lookbook for their ready-to-wear and jewellery line respectively. True to form with Kastle Designs its wearable pieces in short & sassy trendy cuts, this time, they opt for a lot more glam with ...
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In the December 2008, the Creative Director of Power fashion house Tiffany Amber Nigeria - Folake Folarin-Coker collaborated with one of her favourite muses - Tope Edu. The collection was so popular that it sold out on the actual day of the launch, this definitely was a first of its kind in ...
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Ready-to-wear brand, Alali Boutique is out with its most recent collection. Inspired by the subconscious thoughts of Creative Director, Oroma Cookey-Gam, during her Christmas trip to the creeks of Calabar and Opobo Kingdom, the collection unsuspectingly fuses together surface water sports’ wear ...
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Yesterday- 29  April, 2012 saw the debut of Nigeria-owned, contemporary vintage label, Virgos Lounge in Topshop. Lovers of VL, including your's truly were buzzing with excitement over the launch on social network site, twitter. It has been an amazing run for the Virgos Lounge girls since the ...

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