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Aamito Stacie Lagum for Glamour Magazine Editorial - Bellanaija - July2014001
We're sure you've been wondering what the Africa's Next Top Model winner, Uganda's Aamito Stacie Lagum has been up to. Well, apart from enjoying every bit of her ANTM win, Stacie has ...
 
Sunny Rose | Laquan Smith | Tsemaye Binitie
Fashion Week! The most exciting thing that has happened recently in these climes! So Yes! I shall chant about it! I shall chant about my experiences, the struggle to get a front row seat, the struggle to be on the right side of "the fashionable", while desperately wanting to be individual in ...
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Fashion house Ella & Gabby is one of the  promising brands in the African Fashion Industry.The Autumn/Spring 12 collection from the label oozes sophistication. We are presented with an array of sultry floor-length gowns in colorful mixes of silks and African prints immaculately combined ...
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Internationally acclaimed artist, Alicia Keys covers Vibe Magazine's 2nd Annual Global Issue looking every bit of amazing in an Anita Quansah London piece. The inside spread sees Alicia Keys in African designer pieces by Tsemaye Binitie, Christie Brown and more Anita Quansah! Check on ...
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It has been a long while since our last My Style feaure and I am certain I am not the only one who has missed it!  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 ...
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London-based, Nigerian-owned label Virgos Lounge is hot right now! The label recently announced the launch of its "High Summer" collection at leading international retailer, Topshop's flagship store in Oxford Circus, London on the the 29th of April. The label will also be releasing its pastel ...
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After a successful showing at the 2012 Arise Fashion Week in Lagos, Nigeria and Zip Zone during Paris Fashion week, designer Hazel Aggrey-Orleans lets us in on the  inspiration behind the brands AW12 collection. "This latest collection is thoughtfully named ‘Nostalgia’ as the designer ...
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The uber-talented, fast-rising twins behind Alex Folzi are notable personalities amongst the fashion community in Canada. One can catch a glimpse of their classic trunks making rounds on many blogs and tumblrs of note. Despite the ever-changing script of their personal lives; which recently ...
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Dumebi Iyamah is the Nigerian designer behind Canadian-based label, Andrea Iyamah. The newest from the label- "Plush Collection", which features long, chiffon, and velvet dresses highlighted with hand-made beading. View the collection below: Click to order pieces from the collection
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Most events are now prepared with utmost scrutiny and pertinent attention to minute details, that you'd think the red carpet preparations was one for A-Listers going to celebrate themselves on an awards night. With the great number of events planned weekly and the even bigger hoopla ...
Phone Swap Movie Lagos Premiere - March 2012 - BellaNaija 214
The world premiere of Kunle Afolayan's "Phone Swap" took place at the Eko Hotel & Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos this weekend. The movie's leading lady Nse Ikpe Etim looked fabulous at the event. Nse who is the film's co-lead alongside Wale Ojo chose a floor-length white dress with black ...
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BellaNaija and FashionistaGH collaborated during the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week to bring you all the fabulous details from the runways to the red carpet and of course, the backstage scoop. You've seen the photos but we just had to take it one step further with the videos. We have ...
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Nancy Nwadire of Iconic Invanity does no wrong with her unique mesh of African prints and fine craftsmanship. Her collection reminded us of the beauty encompassed within exotic African fabrics. Additionally, her pieces adorned one of a kind embellishments that certify them timeless, attractive ...
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Lace! Leather! Ankara! Need we say more? Adama Paris, the Congo born talented designer's collection dazzled all those in attendance at the Arise Magazine Fashion Week. Her designs featured exceptional sophistication matched with sharp tailoring. The best part however was the infusion  of a ...
Grey - AMFW 2012 - March 2012 - BellaNaija 001
Collections by Grey are always a joy to view on the runway. Modern, fresh and 'ready to wear' straight off the ramp, you can't go wrong with Grey. We spotted all the Grey staples alongside a few surprise additions - their interpretation of Basic Black and the sparkly show closer. No doubt ...
Vonne - AMFW 2012 - March 2012 - BellaNaija 001
With its mysterious and lethal namesake, we had high expectations for "Black Mamba" the new collection by Yvonne Nwosu's Vonne Couture. The name definitely mirrored the collection - from the all-black hue to the slinky dresses, this collection is targeted at the lady who's not afraid of being ...
Edith Nkwocha (Owner of The Designer Label)
[caption id="attachment_105150" align="aligncenter" width="395" caption="Edith Nkwocha (Owner of The Designer Label)"][/caption] Registered in Lagos, Nigeria, The Designer Label is a translation, writing and Cross-Cultural Consultancy established in 2011, specifically to provide specialized ...
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Odio Mimonet won the Innovative Designer of the Year award at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week Awards. The veteran designer presented a vibrant and varied collection! While many designers shied away from using colours, Odio went in the opposite direction with popping colours and lots of ...
Tsemaye Binitie - AMFW 2012 - March 2012 - BellaNaija 001
This collection by Tsemaye Binitie was a seamless chapter 2 to the chapter 1 that was presented at the ARISE Made in Africa – Spring 2012 in New York, so much so that a piece from that collection was also included in this one. The colour palette remained the same - black, white, pink and a ...
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The Jewel by Lisa brand is one that always evokes Afri-Luxe-Chic! For their "There's Something About a Lady" collection presented at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week, JBL reiterated what we already know, no one does it like they do! The new JBL prints stood out especially when set on fluid ...
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Maki Oh was a major star at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week. The talented young designer is still in her 20s but as they say "age aint nothing but a number" as she proved with her delightfully youthful yet absolutely refined collection. The spark in this collection was the details - a ...

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