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Today I have finally decided to return the favor and guest post for BN. After Ink happily invaded my blog with her post on Nigerian Bridesmaids and their headpieces, I just had to ...
 
I am always on the lookout for African fashion that is practical yet fashionable. The type of clothes that you can get your favourite tailor to sew for you!Here are some clothes by South African designers - Thula Sindi’s 2LA (Two-Lah), Mantsho by Palesa Mokubung, Bongiwe Walaza for Aziza ...
Adaure suggested that we do something on the NY Fashion Week which took place last week. It showcased Spring 2007 collections and was really good. All the designers really put out their best collectons in a while…Anyway, bloggers Mari and Paris already did roundups but as usual bellanaija has ...
Don’t forget to vote for Miss Nigeria World, Abiola Bashorun (or whoever is your fave) at this year’s Miss World Ceremony…I spoke about her HERE some weeks agoHERE is her Miss World Page…You can vote for her on THIS pageHer voting number is MW 611You can also view some pictures of her out and ...
Yay! The Fashion Week is over! A big kiss and thank u for all those who dropped by and left comments. I hope you enjoyed what Nigeria had to offer....I tried to feature a range of Nigerian designers with diverse style philosphies. You may have luved it or you may have been bored.....one thing ...
Hey everyone, I hope you are enjoying the Fashion Week even though the overall consensus has been that the clothes are great for the runway but 'not so wearable'......I agree but runway is more of a spectacle to bring attention to the designer so I guess that's why....Anyway, I hope you like ...
Can’t believe I forgot…..I just wanted to wish many of our bellanaija readers best wishes as you guys resume school or start your first/new jobs…All the best!!!I think yesterday set a new record with the number of visitors to the blog…thank u so much!.....pleaseee leave your comments…it’s what ...
Hello Everyone!!!! Wow, I had a lovely weekend…hope urs was just as good or even better!!!!First came the Bella Naija Africa Fashion Week, we showcased the best in African fashion and design with African Mosaique emerging as the winner!!So now its time for time to showcase Nigeria! Believe it ...
One of my goals when I started this blog was to expand my fashion horizon beyond the regular designers we see and hear about everyday. I luv to feature budding designers who are fab but not neccesarily well-known by most Nigerians and other Africans...We did that with the Bella Naija Africa ...
Here is a fashion spread from Folake Folarin-Coker’s Tiffany Amber. Tiffany Amber is actually my fav Nigerian label……fun & flirty fashion……just the way I like it!!!I luv Tiffany Amber and will be featuring them in my Bella Naija Nigerian Fashion Week (Coming Soon)… I think the stylist could ...
Here are some brand new photos of Abiola Bashorun, Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) 2006. She will be representing Nigeria in this year’s Miss World pageant. The pageant takes place in Poland on the 30th of September 2006. All the best to Abiola!!!!!!!I hope she does better than Tienepre ...
Venantia Otto from NamibiaThe 2006 Nokia Face of Africa Finale took place on Sunday, the 13th of August 2006 in Sun City, Johannesburg, South Africa.Venantia was chosen as the 2006 Nokia Face of Africa winner, her prize includes a US$150,000 contract with global modelling powerhouse, Elite ...
ThisDay is a Nigerian Newspaper and over the past year or so their style section has blossomed into the Nigeria's No. 1 Fashion Magazine. You can find it as a free insert in Sunday’s ThisDay Newspaper. This magazine is FIYAH. Edited by the fabulous, Ruth Osime, it is always brimming with all ...
Wow! Today is the last day of our fashion week. I’m sooo glad that u guys enjoyed it....I hope so anyway. I tried to show collections that were really different to highlight the diversity and creativity of African designers. I’m sure you are wondering why there were no Nigerian designers ...
Hey everyone! Wow! Its Day 3 of our lil' fashion week already....I hope u guys have been enjoying the collections so far....Everyone seemed to luv the African Mosaique collection from yesterday...I did too! This is a lil' different from the others, check it out and let me know what u ...
I hope u guys r enjoyin’ our lil’ fashion week. The comments yesterday were sooooo entertaining…..I was just crackin’ up all day!!!! I am looking forward to more today cause we are going to vote at the end of the week….Yes, it’s THAT serious…LOL….Let’s go!BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – ...
This week is Bella Naija Africa Fashion Week!!!Throughout the week, I will be featuring the HOTTEST in African Fashion!!! It starts today and ends of Friday. Everyone put on your couture along with your hottest heels cause you have a front row seat!.....hahaahha…..I’m sooooo cheesy!Anyway, I am ...
Peridot & Ruby is a brand new Nigerian fashion house…….I luv all their stuff so far….Absolutely stunning! Their designs are regularly featured and commended in Nigeria’s hottest fashion and style magazine, ThisDay Style. Check out some of the designs below. I luv the fact that the clothes are ...
I was meant to blog about this last week but I was rather irritated by the whole Miss Universe thing. So Miss Nigeria did not win or even place for that matter…I will save my comments on the whole situation. Adaure already discussed it on her blog HEREAnyway, here are pictures of Miss Nigeria ...
Adebayo Jones is a London-Based Nigerian designer, his focus is primarily occasion/formal wear and wedding dresses. I like to think of Adebayo as a bespoke dressmaker. His designs are all about clean lines, expert tailoring and precision finishing. I luv his work and admire his resilience as he ...
Ishioma Onyebo is now the lone Nigerian in the Nokia Face of Africa 2006 competition since Aisha Danjuma was eliminated after the last round. Here are some of her recent pictures …….hmmmmm…….My mum says “if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything” so…….my lips are sealed! I'm ...

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