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Supermodel Naomi Campbell is sexy and stunning on the pages of Vanity Fair Spain magazine’s November 2014 issue. The gorgeous 44-year-old model is all skin and legs for the Spanish ...
 
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Lisa Folawiyo's label Jewel By Lisa really understands ready-to-wear. From embellished structured jackets to harem tweed pants, the collection was made for the Africhic socialite in London or New York. This season, JBL was inspired by the idea of an African winter and wanted to show that there ...
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The Eric Raisina F/W collection provided the perfect juxtaposition beteen smart and shapely yet ruched with volume. Raisina's interpretation of prêt-à-porter is exactly what the French are looking for as members of the French press commented to us about how French the pieces seemed.  The ...
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Clive Rundle's designs were characterized by excess fabrics, layers of tulle and crystals, all compressed together. It was artistic expression unveiled, reminiscent of a  Yinka Shonibare art installation; an order for the free flow of thoughts established, with uninhibited territories allowing ...
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London based label Eyola infuses Victorian era influences in the creation of  modern, individualistic designs. The pieces in this collection are artistically inclined and showcase the intricate craftsmanship of the designer. Opting for a restricted range of colours, each piece is distinctive ...
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The night was full of many favorites and Folake Folarin-Coker's label Tiffany Amber was well-received by the French. Her collection contained mostly silk pieces, appealing strongly to Parisians love for  simplicity, comfort and elegance. Tiffany Amber was able to pull off again what we love ...
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South African label Kluk CGDT design ready-to-wear, bridal gowns and couture collections. White is usually infused  into their seasonal collections.In their Autumn Winter 2008 collection they showcased  a few white pieces on the runway, so it is no surprise that for this capsule collection, ...
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The collection presented by Ghanaian designer Aisha Obuobi was one of my favourites. Clean cuts, solid lines and that alluring touch of retro/slightly futuristic glam embodied the pieces in the Christie Brown collection. Drawing on various sources for inspiration, including prime-time ...
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South African Label Lunar went for an all black theme. With this collection, we see heavy wool pieces, knit wear with intricate braid details and cowl necklines. I would regard the pieces in this collection as basic essentials in a wardrobe for the Fall/ Winter season as they will keep one ...
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This collection for MOMO (headed by designer, Fati Asibelua) was centered on showcasing her love for opulent fabrics. She explores traditional couture brocades, jacquards and silk to create delicate textured  pieces with a leopard print fox fur coat in the mix, organza linings and silk ...
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It’s your regular dose of the BN feature; My Style! 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: ijeoma.ndekwu@bellanaija.com When your ...
In a Manjit Deu mini dress and Charlotte Olympia Platform Pumps
Here’s something that ought to get you excited! There are some women of African heritage that have been killing it on the international red carpet and we’ve decided to do a special 'mini-series' on them. We will be featuring 4 international style queens of African heritage once a week over a ...
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The Hemma Collection has taken a humanitarian stand  led by designers, Edna Bissoon and Cindy Gaston, whom through Hemma Foundation, a non-profit Organization, has provided educational opportunities for economically disadvantaged primary and secondary school students in Ghana by offering ...
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We showed you the ad campaign images for Vlisco’s latest collection “Tableau Vivant” some weeks ago. Some loved it, some didn’t. Mainly because of the mix of patterns in the background and on the fabric. Now we exclusively present, the Tableau Vivant lookbook . The lookbook is traditionally ...
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The influence of African culture on the global scene keeps rising. From Ndebele tribe print Louboutins to Beyonce & Alicia Keys rocking ankara outfits (by Boxing Kitten) in their new video. Now the inspiration is moving from clothing and accessories to other exciting mediums. In Nigeria, ...
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Upcoming brand Fusion Kelvar is out with its dual debut collection; The Diaspora Collection which fuses traditional textures with concrete cuts and The Prestige Collection which features graphic urban designs. Head Designer Funfere Koroye, captures the essence of youthful exuberance in ...
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Duro Olowu’s fall 2010 ready-to-wear collection features deliberate haphazard combinations of vibrant colours in eccentric prints. The collection engages with sombre tones of grey and black while also entertaining an eclectic desire for colour with wool pieces with intriguing geometric patterns ...
Tiffany Amber at Face of Africa 2010 Finale
Paris is going to get a taste of the finest in African fashion on the 5th of March when the ARISE L’Afrique- À-Porter Fall 2010/2011 Event will be taking place during Paris Fashion Week. With its rich history, Paris Fashion Week is considered to be the most prestigious fashion week so its ...
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Its just February but this might just be the BN Red Carpet Fab to beat this year! Its our red carpet picks from the Face of Africa 2010 Finale which was held in Lagos on the 6th of February 2010. There were so many spectacular and stunning looks on the red carpet that almost didn't know where ...
Arise Magazine African Collective Part III
Loin Cloth & Ashes designer Anisa Mpungwe took her inspiration from her father's hometown of Ifakara,  Tanzania but contrary to preconceived notions, her Fall 2010 collection is not about bright, flirty prints. The designer's obsession with structure has ...
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Nigerian Designer, Deola Sagoe also showcased her Fall/Winter 2010 collection at the ARISE Magazine Africa Collective III runway. Deola Sagoe in this collection combines the fierce cuts of military inspired garments with a feel for texture. Opting for a dark palette, the collection features ...

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