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Guess what ladies! Now, you can not only rock fragrances, clothes and music by Jennifer Lopez, soon you will be able to rock jewelry by the pop star! It was recently announced that ...
 
About the designer: Lanre Aluko is an undergraduate at Loughborough University U.K. studying Business Economics and Finance. He is also a Singer/ Songwriter.  He appeared on the BN’s 25 days of Christmas giveaway as a Vlisco contest winner rocking one of his designs. Nothing inspires me more ...
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The weather is transitioning right now. In Europe & the Americas, Spring is blooming. In Nigeria, the raining season is beckoning. What better time to do a wardrobe makeover. Give away some of the clothes you haven't worn in a while to your siblings, friends or those in need. Then add a ...
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Christiane King was born and raised in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Although she had a strong interest in fashion, it wasn’t a feasible career path for her while in Cote d’Ivoire, so she decided to get a Bachelor’s Degree in International Trade thinking it would be a good way to channel her love ...
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We recently featured the Spring/Summer “coco" collection from Orleans designs. View collection HERE: The Autumn/Winter "Jahan" collection stays true to their contemporary mix of presenting vibrant African prints in 100% silk. Comprising mostly of dresses, this six piece collection features ...
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So far we've featured Tolula Adeyemi and Iman Bowie. This week we continue our exciting series with actress, Thandie Newton. Thandiwe Adjewa Newton better known as Thandie Newton is a BAFTA Award-winning English actress. She is the daughter of a Zimbabwean Shona princess and an English ...
The online fashion universe just got a new star! StyleHouse Files is a brand new fashion and style website that showcases the best in Nigerian fashion and style. Also international fashion from an African perspective. The site offers great photos, reviews and insiders scoop on the latest trunk ...
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We've had this one in our vault for the last few weeks. Many readers have grown to love BN Wedding Glam, we have actually spotted previous BN Wedding Glam features printed and being used at various tailors studios (True Story! We spotted this a few weeks ago) but as you know, Aso Ebi is used ...
International clothing brand, Benetton is holding an online contest to find the 'Face' of their new campaign. One of the people vying for this prize is a young Nigerian model, Zainab 'Zain' Balogun. Here is what she had to say.. *God's favour * the big smile Most of all......... THE BALD ...
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We first featured Bunmi Koko when we conducted an exclusive three-part coverage of Young Africa Fashion Weekend(YAFW) where designer; Bunmi Olaye showcased the debut collection which was well received by BN readers.  View post HERE: Fast forward to a year after the label was founded, Bunmi ...
Its a pink halter neck dress with a black embellished waist band. Two versions, one floor length, the other with a bias hem. Zizi Cardow rocked this dress at the Genevieve Magazine Pink Ball last year, she accessorized with strapy black and white shoes with her hair wrapped in a trendy turban. ...
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Wow! We love this. Omotola looks beautiful on the cover of Elan magazine's Mother's Day issue. Elan, the fashion insert of NEXT on Sunday newspaper will be featuring Omotola on the cover and in the fashion spread for it’s mother’s day edition. On the cover, Omo T strikes a pose in a colourful ...
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Designer, Maki studied at the Arts University College at Bournemouth where she obtained a BA (Hons) in Fashion Studies. Her passion for couture and culture inspires her artisanal collections as she believes cultural heritage must be kept alive. Sustainability and ethical practices are also ...
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Agbani Darego granted an exclusive interview to fashionafrica.com In the interview, Agbani chats about her new project - Stylogenic and lots of other interesting tidbits. Check on it! http://www.fashionafrica.com/features/fashionably-late-agbani-brings-style-back-to-africa-with-show-stylogenic/
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Last week, we kicked off an exciting  series on women of African heritage that have been killing it on the international red carpet by featuring Nigerian model Tolula Adeyemi. Read Post Here This week, we continue with Somalian supermodel, mother, actress  and entrepreneur Iman Bowie. Iman ...
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Drawing on architectural designs, lines and sculptures, South African Designer David Tlale presents a collection that is highly representative of his inspiration. This 5 capsule collection features pieces which are bold and are made dramatic with voluminous shapes. We see classically ...
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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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