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Presenting the S/S14 Collection from Nigerian Label Asakeoge – “Discovery”

Presenting the S/S14 Collection from Nigerian Label Asakeoge – “Discovery”

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Presenting the “Discovery” collection by UK-based Nigerian designer, Asakeoge….
The collection is inspired by women in history who have made a lasting legacy. Women who discovered purpose and fearlessly chased after destiny. The pieces are named after

Genevieve Nnaji rocks Print Pant Suit at HOAYS Lagos Premiere

Genevieve Nnaji rocks Print Pant Suit at HOAYS Lagos Premiere

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

As you are reading this, the highly anticipated Lagos Premiere of Half of a Yellow Sun… is taking place at the Silverbird Galleria, Lagos.
The cast and crew as well as the author of the book, are already on the

Masterclass with Menswear brand Okunoren Twins | Watch!

Masterclass with Menswear brand Okunoren Twins | Watch!

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Hey everyone, we have a new web series in town.
JM Films just launched their web-isode, “Masterclass” and for its debut its talking to Nigerian menswear designers, the Okunoren Twins….
Known for their craft in creating stellar

Plus Size Label Rehabiah debuts 3 S/S 2014 Collections – “Samurai”, “Butterfly” & “Boyfriend”

Plus Size Label Rehabiah debuts 3 S/S 2014 Collections – “Samurai”, “Butterfly” & “Boyfriend”

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Looks like releasing multiple collections at once is the new order of the day.
Debuting three collection for big & beautiful plus size women is Nigerian design label Rehabiah. The brand, created by Tope Olagbegi…, is aimed at

Menswear Label JReason debuts “Skin & Bold” Collection Lookbook

Menswear Label JReason debuts “Skin & Bold” Collection Lookbook

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Are you ready for a fab menswear collection?
The 2014 collection by Nigerian design label JReason… is all about bold colours, monochrome, floral and gingham prints. The suits, shirts, trousers and more are a stylish man’s dream as they are

OUCH unveils Bryan Okwara & OC Ukeje as Brand Ambassadors for S/S 2014 Collection

OUCH unveils Bryan Okwara & OC Ukeje as Brand Ambassadors for S/S 2014 Collection

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Take a long look ladies. Actors OC Ukeje and Bryan Okwara have been announced as the new male Brand Ambassadors of Nigerian fashion and lifestyle brand OUCH.
The pair joins a list of other ambassadors such as Fela Durotoye… who

Folake Coker is “Fearless & Fabulous” for TW’s April 2014 Issue

Folake Coker is “Fearless & Fabulous” for TW’s April 2014 Issue

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

One word – Stunning. Creative Director of one of Africa’s leading design labels Tiffany Amber, Folake Folarin-Coker is picture perfect for TW Magazine…‘s April 2014 Issue.
On the cover, Folake is alluring in a blue dress as she

Ghanaian Luxury Shoe Entrepreneur Fred Deegbe of ‘Heel The World’ on CNN’s African Start-Up

Ghanaian Luxury Shoe Entrepreneur Fred Deegbe of ‘Heel The World’ on CNN’s African Start-Up

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

African entrepreneurs keep pushing the envelope! In this edition of African Start-Up, we meet Ghanaian Fred Deegbe of ‘Heel The World’ as he tells CNN… about his foray into the business of making luxury hand made shoes, right there

Ready for Print! Go Behind-the-Scenes of MANIA’s April 2014 Issue

Ready for Print! Go Behind-the-Scenes of MANIA’s April 2014 Issue

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Ever wanted to see what happens behind the scenes of a magazine cover? Now you can.
Style Mania Magazine‘s April 2014 cover was definitely one for the books {click here to see…}. It featured events planner extraordinaire,

Ghana’s Totally Ethnik presents its “Metropolis” & “Birds of Paradise” Collection Lookbooks

Ghana’s Totally Ethnik presents its “Metropolis” & “Birds of Paradise” Collection Lookbooks

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014


Totally Ethnik – Ghanaian jewellers & interior designers presents its Spring/Summer 2014 & Fall/Winter 2013 collections titled “Metropolis” & “Birds of Paradise…“.
The Totally Ethnik brand captures the essence of Africa and combines it the best

Rising Design Label Naysa Rudolf Debuts with “The Pin-Up”

Rising Design Label Naysa Rudolf Debuts with “The Pin-Up”

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Say hello to emerging Nigerian fashion label – Naysa Rudolf.
The Abuja-based brand created by Ada Obe is all about fearless glam. Its debut collection – “The Pinup…” – is inspired by strong and sexy women like

Spring 2014 Trends to Rock – The Midi Skirt | Awed by Monica

Spring 2014 Trends to Rock – The Midi Skirt | Awed by Monica

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Welcome to the second edition of the Spring Must Haves for 2014 by Monica Awe-Etuk of Awed by Monica…. For the next 5 weeks we will highlight what I consider some of the most important trends, and how you

My Style: Louisa Moje

My Style: Louisa Moje

Monday, April 7th, 2014

“Fashion is what you make it” - Louisa Moje
It’s time for another fabulous edition of My Style – our monthly BN Style feature that aims to celebrate the unique style of our amazing BN readers.
The My Style page …

2 Days, 48 Aspiring Designers & Over 10,000 Guests! Attend the 2014 Nigerian Student Fashion & Design Week

2 Days, 48 Aspiring Designers & Over 10,000 Guests! Attend the 2014 Nigerian Student Fashion & Design Week

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Providing a platform for up-and-coming designers to showcase to showcase their talent, the Nigerian Student Fashion & Design Week… (NSFDW) 2014 is one to definitely attend.
At their first edition, NSFDW worked closely with a large number of brands and

The Stylish Side of Knitwear! View the “Chiaroscuro” Collection from Ghana’s Korlekie

The Stylish Side of Knitwear! View the “Chiaroscuro” Collection from Ghana’s Korlekie

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

One of the many qualities that define amazing designers is being able to make great pieces from just about anything. Today, Ghanaian designer Beatrice Korlekie Newman, Creative Director and Owner of accessories & clothing brand Korlekie… is showing us

“Bella Donna” – View the Spring/Summer 2014 Collection from Reni Smith

“Bella Donna” – View the Spring/Summer 2014 Collection from Reni Smith

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Presenting the Reni Smith collection titled “Bella Donna“!
Bimbo Oye…, the Creative Director, was one of the finalists for the GTBank Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2013, and now she is giving us high necklines, feathered skirts,

Oluchi Orlandi’s Fun Beach Day Out with Her Sons

Oluchi Orlandi’s Fun Beach Day Out with Her Sons

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Hello HOTness! Africa’s Next Top Model host Oluchi Orlandi… is one sexy mother of 2.
The 33-year old Nigerian supermodel hit the beach with her boys for some fun in the sun.
Oluchi who rocked a brown bikini top and

Presenting Ivorian Designer Laurenceairline’s Spring/Summer 2014 Collection

Presenting Ivorian Designer Laurenceairline’s Spring/Summer 2014 Collection

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Let’s take a look at some fashion straight from Ivorian designer Laurenceairline.
The Menswear label created by Ivory-Coast born designer Laurence Chauvin Buthaud… is all about bringing together a path between cultures, drawing contemporary timeless basic silhouettes with deep

“Chic Daisy” & “Fairy Dust” – View the Amarelis Capsule Collection Lookbooks

“Chic Daisy” & “Fairy Dust” – View the Amarelis Capsule Collection Lookbooks

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Nigerian design label, Amarelis by Omolara Cole is back and this time with double the fashion for women who wish to explore their fashion fantasies. Presenting its new capsule collections – “Chic Daisy” & “Fairy Dust…“.

Fade Ogunro Rocks Debut Issue of L’Espace’s Digital Magazine – “The Loot”

Fade Ogunro Rocks Debut Issue of L’Espace’s Digital Magazine – “The Loot”

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

It’s Fade Ogunro.
Here’s a first look at the debut issue of L’Espace‘s Digital Magazine -”The Loot…“. The Lagos-bassed luxury fashion store is diversifying into different avenues this 2014 and we like what we see.
The

Ariyike Akinbobola stars in Isi Atagamen Fashion Label’s Collection Lookbook for Working Mothers

Ariyike Akinbobola stars in Isi Atagamen Fashion Label’s Collection Lookbook for Working Mothers

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Ariyike Akinbobola is rocking this lookbook.
TV personality and BN’s “Ariyike Writes” columnist models stylish pieces for Isi Atagamen Fashion Label…‘s new collection lookbook.
The brand headed by the former model turned fashion designer, unveils pieces for

Beyoncé’s Dancers Shake It in Christie Brown for “The Mrs. Carter Show” World Tour!

Beyoncé’s Dancers Shake It in Christie Brown for “The Mrs. Carter Show” World Tour!

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

We just love it when we see African designs on the World stage.
For “The Mrs. Carter Show” World Tour…, which kicked off in Serbia in April 2013 and traveled through Europe, North America, South America and Australia,

“Solace” – The S/S14 Collection by Nigerian Design Label, T.I Nathan Bespoke

“Solace” – The S/S14 Collection by Nigerian Design Label, T.I Nathan Bespoke

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Emerging Menswear label T.I Nathan Bespoke, created by Creative Director Temitayo Nathan Illesanmi, is taking us down minimalist-chic lane with its Spring/Summer 2014 collection titled “Solace…“.
The collection is all about the man who, regardless of

The 58 Year Old Masterpiece! Iman for SCENE Magazine’s March 2014 Issue

The 58 Year Old Masterpiece! Iman for SCENE Magazine’s March 2014 Issue

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Now that is one gorgeous African woman.
Poised in goddess-like perfection on the cover of SCENE Magazine, Iman Abdulmajid… is nothing less than a beautiful & seasoned model that not only knows what works in modelling, but what works

More from Marks & Spencer’s “Leading Ladies” Ad Campaign featuring Alek Wek, Emma Thompson & More

More from Marks & Spencer’s “Leading Ladies” Ad Campaign featuring Alek Wek, Emma Thompson & More

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Isn’t that photo lovely?
More campaign images are here for the 2014 Ad Campaign for British multinational retailer, Marks & Spencer (M&S). Last Monday we reported on the campaign with an unveil of a teaser photo featuring Alek Wek…