My Style… is one of our favorite features on the BN Style page, and judging from the responses it gathers, I can safely say, it has our readers interested. This year, we would like to have our fashionable BN readers
Nigerian designer, Deola Sagoe was interviewed by leading Black Women’s Magazine- ESSENCE.com. In the interview, the designer talks about her brand and how her Nigerian and African cultural influences are reflected in her designs.
Below are snippets from the …
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There are a lot of great African fashion bloggers out there, and in acknowledgment of how instrumental they can be in promoting African Fashion and our love for fashion, we at BN Style… decided to do
According to the Urban Dictionary, “A real nonconformist would like stuff before it was fashionable, during its fashionableness and after it has gone out of fashion.”… Nonconformists are the trendsetters; they make their own trends and people imitate them. They
Orange Culture is a new label by young Creative Director and Stylist Adebayo Oke-Lawal .
Adebayo on the collection: ‘Heartbreak is never the end but the beginning of something new, something better, ‘Black,White and Red’ love always heals’…
The Tiffany Amber… collection adequately captured the brands aesthetically appealing charm. We were presented with floaty accented dresses, a structured blazer and a pair of pants, a shift dress, floor-length skirts (one of summer’s hot trends), 60′s style full skirts
For his collection, Frank Osodi… went for a girly, elaborate and sophisticated silhouette. In Nigeria, Austrian lace is most commonly used for Iro and Buba and for Blouse and Skirt styles. Frank Osodi in this collection explored these traditional styles,
The collection presented by Vivid Imagination… stuck to the typical traditional menswear styles made with Austrian Lace such as Agbada and Kaftan pieces which were glamorised with exquisite embroidery and fine tailoring. The pieces were well constructed with clean finishing.
Ituen Basi… in this collection combines a mix of influences. We are presented with Japanese Kimono style tops, 1920′s low waist dresses, and also catch a glimpse of the flapper and fringe dresses from that same era. The high-neck tie
During every special occasion in most parts of Nigeria, lace plays a prominent role in the dress code.
This illustrates how deeply embedded lace has become in our Nigerian cultural heritage.