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We love Maki Oh and we were oh-so-eager to see her showcase at the 2014 GTBank Lagos Fashion & Design Week. It seems like so was everyone else as the reception for Amaka Osakwe was ...
 
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It’s a ‘turn of the century’ with the Lanre Da- Silva Ajayi summer collection. It’s less of the Victorian era, more of the contemporary woman and yet so LDA! LDA creations are usually associated with a certain kind of boldness and character. With this collection she doesn’t tame the tiger, but ...
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Everyone swears against being a "trend follower", but who are we fooling? We still shop right? and the shops stock the latest trends, so inadvertently, there is no escaping the trends. What differentiates a style savvy damsel from a blind trend follower? The former knows what trend is right for ...
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Just a few months ago, we sighted Kelis in a JBL Spring/Summer 2010 paisley print top, and it appears the musician has a growing love for the brand. Jewel by Lisa is fast becoming a fashion favourite for R&B rockstar Kelis! The singer was featured in New York on BET's 106 & Park - one ...
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Kemkemstudio recently debuted  "The Great Gatsby Collection" at luxury fashion store, Temple Muse.  Kemkemstudio is currently one of the fastest growing labels in Nigeria since its move from New York to Lagos late last year. The 6-piece collection designed exclusively for Temple Muse ...
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Nigerian designer Washington Roberts picked up his interest in design and cloth making from his seamstress grandmother who raised him. The Igbobi College, Yaba graduate presents his Autumn/Winter 2010 collection which was inspired by images of beach rocks, hence the mute color tone. The ...
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After four days of outstanding fashion on the ramps at Africa Fashion Week, last night at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, the best of African Fashion was celebrated at the 2010 Africa Fashion Awards. The event which is in its second year of existence was organized ...
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The Thula Sindi collection embraced feminine cuts and exuded sophisticated elegance. From the tailored pants to the pencil skirts and  also the classic 1950's swing skirts.  It is woman friendly; soft fabrics, delicate details and made to flatter every curve! He presented vastly varied styles  ...
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So far, we've seen a lot of great collections and I am definitely spotting the trends. Continuing the fabulous line-up of talented designers at Africa Fashion Week, was GloRia WavaMunno as she showcased her  collection on Day 3 of the event. In this collection, she uses a lot of African print ...
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Just as I was wondering when we were going to see the nudes, Mataano brought them all out in the collection which they showcased on Day 3 of Africa Fashion Week. Nudes are great for the summer, and can be worn all seasons long; that's why I'm glad that they presented a refreshing neutral ...
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The Koketso Chiepe collection showcased consisted of cute flirty cuts, girly details like bows, patterned prints and stripped  delicate chiffon and it stayed true to her love for  colourful and fun-loving fashion. It was cowl necks, mini skirts, deep-plunging necklines and sequin ...
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I fell in love with Christie Brown when they showcased a 5-look capsule collection at the Arise L'Afrique-À- Porter exhibition in Paris. It was designer Aisha Obuobi's clean cuts, her simple but sophisticated silhouettes that launched Cupid's arrow straight to my heart and this collection ...
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You know us on BellaNaija.com - We love the glitz and glam of the red carpet! In Lagos, red carpets (though black, green and yellow carpets are taking over as well) are rolled out for almost every event! Can't blame them, Nigerians love to party like stars. The launch of MNet's brand new ...
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Bunmi Koko showcased their collection on Day 2 of Africa Fashion Week.  For this collection, Bunmi Olaye chooses to go regal expressed with an Edwardian tilt, structured cuts and the richness of red and gold. She infuses lots of texture in this collection, created with  Tye and die, and ...
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David Tlale's collection presented at Africa Fashion Week is undoubtedly one of my favourites so far! I don't know if it is the alluring  lush of pinks, the sinister blacks or the angelic whites that got me, but the collection is all wonderful for me! He gives us sophisticated glamour, with the ...
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Africa Fashion Week 2010 kicked off with a lavish launch party in Sandton last night. The party was attended by Africa's fashion stars, international sports stars such as recent NBA Championship ring winner, Kobe Bryant and being that the World Cup is on in SA right now, a host of ...
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When avant-garde Nigerian designer Emmy Collins shutdown his flagship store on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, he said goodbye to Nigerian Media and the Fashion Industry. And for the first time, since his decision to live in London full-time, soaking up the inspiration from the stylish cosmopolitan city ...
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The grand opening of the World Expo 2010 took place some weeks ago and Vlisco, the Dutch brand leading in African fashion is showcasing at this big global event. Vlisco was introduced as exhibitor to the Dutch government by John Körmeling, the architect of the Dutch pavilion. Vlisco is in good ...
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Nigerian Designer Emmy Collins , for his Spring /Summer menswear 2011 collection was inspired by his childhood days of sneaking out of the house in the middle of the night to watch legendary Nigerian musician/activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti perform at the Shrine while decked up on most well ...
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The search for the next Elite Model from Nigeria is on, and things are getting really exciting. The casting session for this year's competition will be taking place at the Rehab Pool Lounge & Bar from July 9 to July 10 2010. On each of those days, the panel of judges will meet and ...
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It’s your regular dose of the BN reader favourite; My Style... back after a brief hiatus! If you are interested in appearing 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 email box: ...

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