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“I Planned to Win”! BN Style Chats with Rodney Emeka of McMeka on Winning LFDW2013, Inspiration & Going Global

“I Planned to Win”! BN Style Chats with Rodney Emeka of McMeka on Winning LFDW2013, Inspiration & Going Global

Friday, March 14th, 2014

It was a tough competition, but after a lot of sweat, persistence and creating amazing menswear, Nigerian designer Rodney Emeka emerged as the winner of the MTN Young Designer of the Year award at the 2013 Lagos Fashion & Design

Lupita Nyong’o & Her Stylist Micaela Erlanger cover The Hollywood Reporter’s March 2014 Issue

Lupita Nyong’o & Her Stylist Micaela Erlanger cover The Hollywood Reporter’s March 2014 Issue

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Lupita Nyong’o was a breath of fresh air when she made her first red carpet appearance at the Toronto International Film Festival of 12 Years a Slave, in Prada….
She later stole the scene in gorgeous pieces by

Africa’s Fashion Week Season Begins! View the 2014 Mercedes -Benz Fashion Week, Joburg SA Schedule

Africa’s Fashion Week Season Begins! View the 2014 Mercedes -Benz Fashion Week, Joburg SA Schedule

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Good bye New York and Paris…it’s Africa’s turn now.
The list of fashion events have started and the first destination is in Johannesburg, South Africa at the 2014 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week for Autumn/Winter. Designers like Marianne Fassler, David Tlale…

Orange Culture & Maki Oh Cut from LVMH Prize Young Fashion Designers Competition Final List

Orange Culture & Maki Oh Cut from LVMH Prize Young Fashion Designers Competition Final List

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Well, the experts have spoken and sadly Adebayo Oke-Lawal of Orange Culture and Amaka Osakwe of Maki Oh did not make the cut for the LVMH Prize Young Fashion Designers… competition.
Today they announced the final 12 which includes designers: 

Lanre Da Silva-Ajayi presents the “Colour Storm” S/S 2014 Ad Campaign

Lanre Da Silva-Ajayi presents the “Colour Storm” S/S 2014 Ad Campaign

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Last week we brought you your exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Lanre DaSilva Ajayi‘s “Colour Storm…” Ad campaign shoot, and now the official images are here!
Debuting its sizzling ad campaign for their Spring/Summer 2014 collection, they are giving

“Roses & Leaves” – Senegalese Design Label Sophie Zinga presents its Spring/Summer 2014 Collection

“Roses & Leaves” – Senegalese Design Label Sophie Zinga presents its Spring/Summer 2014 Collection

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Let’s take a look at some fabulous Senegalese fashion! From fashion designer Sophie Nzinga Sy, we present the Spring/Summer 2014 collection from Sophie Zinga  - “Roses & Leaves…
Born in Senegal, Sophie developed her talent in fashion

BN Red Carpet Fab: 2014 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards – AMVCA!

BN Red Carpet Fab: 2014 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards – AMVCA!

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Hey BellaNaija Style Watchers, a good Wednesday afternoon to you.
Guess what? It has finally landed – ALL the stars at the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards… held on Saturday 8th March 2014 at the Eko Hotel & Suites,

Zara Okpara of Jewel by Lisa featured on Ndani TV’s Fashion Insider – Watch!

Zara Okpara of Jewel by Lisa featured on Ndani TV’s Fashion Insider – Watch!

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Zara Okpara is the head of PR at Nigerian design label Jewel by Lisa…. Zara is the creative force that helps push the brand both locally and internationally.
Apart from helping spot stylistas to rock the brand’s pieces, she

Presenting the Maki Oh Fall 2014 Ready-to-Wear Collection Lookbook

Presenting the Maki Oh Fall 2014 Ready-to-Wear Collection Lookbook

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

It has been a nail biting wait for the announcements of the 10 LVMH Prize competition finalists for which Nigerian designers Adebayo Oke-Lawal of Orange Culture and Amaka Osakwe of Maki Oh… competed. But fingers crossed and prayers said {

BellaNaija presents Our Best Dressed List from the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards – AMVCA!

BellaNaija presents Our Best Dressed List from the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards – AMVCA!

Monday, March 10th, 2014

BellaNaijarians, it was fireworks on Saturday, as one dazzling star, after another shined bright like a diamond as they made their way on the red carpet.
It is the event which is arguably one of the biggest awards ceremonies that…

Presenting the Rhythmic Autumn/Winter 2014 Collection from Eki Orleans – “Rhythm”

Presenting the Rhythmic Autumn/Winter 2014 Collection from Eki Orleans – “Rhythm”

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Are you ready for some fashion from Eki Orleans?
The brand described their Autumn/Winter 2014 collection named “Rhythm” as a feeling of the “hypnotic beats of an African drum and the seductive rhythm of salsa and dancing …

My Style: Amba Agi

My Style: Amba Agi

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak” – Amba Agi

My Style is one of our favourite features on the BN Style page, and judging from the responses it gathers, I can …

Stunning Nollywood Divas at the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards

Stunning Nollywood Divas at the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

Is it just us, or it is getting HOT in here?
Our leading Nollywood actresses were present at the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards… which took place at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
And of course,

Kaylah Oniwo speaks on Major Wardrobe Malfunctions by Nigerians

Kaylah Oniwo speaks on Major Wardrobe Malfunctions by Nigerians

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

OAP Kaylah is arguably one of the best dressed personalities. She switches her look at every red carpet, giving us a chance to see her fearless sense of style.
In an interview with Punch’s “The Fashionista”…, the media personality

It’s Ooh La La Fabulous! View Emerging Design Label Magnetic Elegance 2014 Collection Lookbook

It’s Ooh La La Fabulous! View Emerging Design Label Magnetic Elegance 2014 Collection Lookbook

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

There is a new fashion label on the scene and we are loving it!
From the sewing table of emerging Nigerian Designer Laitan Olubi, fashion label Magnetic Elegance [ME] has unveiled their first collection called “Magnificent…“.
The

View Zuhair Murad’s Fall 2014/15 Ready-to-Wear Collection

View Zuhair Murad’s Fall 2014/15 Ready-to-Wear Collection

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad… is know for all his amazing designs. Be it Ready-to-Wear, Bridal, Resort, Couture…you name it, he does it.
We are proud to present his intricate, stylish, pretty, fabulous, detailed and a host of other words Ready-to-Wear

Intricate Details & Gorgeous Designs! Presenting the Iconic Invanity “Elements” Collection Lookbook

Intricate Details & Gorgeous Designs! Presenting the Iconic Invanity “Elements” Collection Lookbook

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Okay Iconic Invanity fans, here is your seasonal fix.
Wowing us once again is the Spring/Summer 2014 collection titled “Elements” from Nigerian brand Iconic Invanity owned by Nancy Nwadire….
The collection is filled with fabulous and flamboyant

Stylist Adaeze Obiozor presents the Top Colour Trends to Watch at the 2014 AMVCAs

Stylist Adaeze Obiozor presents the Top Colour Trends to Watch at the 2014 AMVCAs

Friday, March 7th, 2014

We all love fashion and with the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) coming up in 2 days, everyone’s excited and can’t wait to see ‘who-rocked-what’!
So, with that in mind, celebrity stylist Adaeze Chioma Obiozor of Je’nnique Consulting…

Chimamanda asks “Why Can’t a Smart Woman Love Fashion?” in Elle | Submits Photos for FashionBombDaily feature

Chimamanda asks “Why Can’t a Smart Woman Love Fashion?” in Elle | Submits Photos for FashionBombDaily feature

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is definitely one of the most fascinating people out there. Chimamanda is not afraid to share her point of view.
In February 2014, Elle.com… published an article by Chimamanda titled “Why Can’t a Smart Woman

Lagos, Abuja & PH Stylistas, it’s Time to Save Up! Chanel’s Fall 2014 Bags will Make You Gasp

Lagos, Abuja & PH Stylistas, it’s Time to Save Up! Chanel’s Fall 2014 Bags will Make You Gasp

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Who are you wearing? It’s Chanel!
We all can’t deny it, stylistas in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt are HUGE fans of bags by Chanel. And except you didn’t log on to BellaNaija.com… last year, a lot of celebs

Juliana Nasasira of Ugandan Label “KWESH” Talks Stylish & Affordable Fashion on NdaniTV’s Fashion Insider

Juliana Nasasira of Ugandan Label “KWESH” Talks Stylish & Affordable Fashion on NdaniTV’s Fashion Insider

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

There is so much African fashion, it is inspiring everyday! For their latest edition of Fashion Insider, NdaniTV talked to the Creative Director of fast rising Ugandan fashion label “KWESH” – Juliana Nasasira….
When she isn’t dressing

Deola Sagoe’s Deola & Clan’s 1st Solo Debut at New York Fashion Week 2014 – Photos

Deola Sagoe’s Deola & Clan’s 1st Solo Debut at New York Fashion Week 2014 – Photos

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Yay, It’s Deola Sagoe!
In February we brought you exciting news about the Deola Sagoe brand hitting the big 25 and their re brand to new name “Deola…“. Coupled with changing its name, the brand also had

Go Behind the Scenes of Lanre DaSilva Ajayi’s “Colour Storm” Collection Lookbook

Go Behind the Scenes of Lanre DaSilva Ajayi’s “Colour Storm” Collection Lookbook

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Hi everyone! So Lanre Da Silva Ajayi aka LDA has been teasing us with amazing behind the scenes photos of her upcoming “Colour Storm…” collection and we are giddy with excitement.
We first saw the collection at the

Design Indaba Expo 2014: Thula Sindi

Design Indaba Expo 2014: Thula Sindi

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

One of our favourite Designers here at BN Style is definitely Thula Sindi. At the Design Indaba Expo 2014…, the designer gave us a serving of leather & chiffon, metal belts, lace accents and see through inserts.

Design Indaba Expo 2014: David Tlale

Design Indaba Expo 2014: David Tlale

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

When it comes to African fashion, the list would be incomplete without mentioning David Tlale.
The South African designer recently showcased a collection at Day 3 of the of the 2014 Design Indaba Exhibitions… in Cape Town, South Africa.