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Malawian fashion designer Lilly Alfonso is passionate about her craft, and that much is evident in this recent episode of African Voices.   Lilly says her work is a recreation of her ...
 
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The collection presented at ARISE African Icons Collective during the Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week was a true testament to the Tsemaye Binitie aesthetic; sporty, edgy and body-conscious. We are presented with leather pants, playful shorts, a selection of sheer infused garments and ...
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The Spring/Summer 2013 collection from Tiffany Amber combines a range of intriguing depictions to showcase the diversity of the Tiffany Amber woman. We are presented with  tiers, ruffles, the ethereal flow of the romantics and the structure and glamour of the cosmopolitan.  While Tiffany Amber ...
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This has got to be one of the most colorful Nigerian Lookbooks, we've seen this season. Nigerian label, House of Nwocha (HON) is out with its Spring/Summer 2012 collection "Dianthus" and we are loving it. According to the label's rep, the collection which features a lot of colours, including ...
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It's going down in New York City TODAY! From today, Thursday 6th September 2012 till Thursday 13th September 2012, some of the biggest fashion brands in the world will gather in the Big Apple, for the Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, where they will be displaying their Spring/Summer 2013 ...
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On Friday 17th August 2012, Glitz Africa Magazine, a Ghanaian owned celebrity and lifestyle magazine that embraces fashion and celebrates fashion designers across Africa, kicked off its 3 Day fashion week presentation at the Accra International Conference Centre, Ghana. The Glitz Africa ...
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With Summer almost out of the way, Canadian-based Nigerian designer, Dumebi Iyamah presents her design label, Andrea Iyama's Fall/Winter 2012 Collection - the Ndu Collection. Ndu, meaning strength. Showing off her versatility once more, the designer sought to portray the daring, feminine and ...
Tosin "Ebony" Obasa (Creative Director, Ebony Berry)
Presenting Ebony Berry, a one stop Nigerian store that provides corporate, party, evening, casual and bespoke dresses to flatter every woman's silhouette. Two months ago, ex-Nigerian model Tosin"Ebony" Obasa launched her first retail store in Lekki, Lagos and now she gives us all the details ...
The top 10 African fashion blogs - Fashion - guardian.co.uk
We were so excited when we heard that BellaNaija was listed among the Top 10 African Fashion Blogs online. The list was published on the UK Guardian Fashion Blog & was compiled by renowned fashion writer/ARISE Magazine Editor Helen Jennings. The BN Style section is one that we totally ...
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Since establishing House of Silk (HOS)  in January 2009, the design label's creative director Jennifer Adighije, has been showcasing her most creative pieces season after season. Now she presents her label's Spring/Summer 2012 collection "Spring Splash". The collection which features a parade ...
2012 MTN British Council LFDW Young Designer of the Year finalist - Agu Anumudu
The MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week (LFDW) will take place in October 2012. In addition to showcasing the best of the Spring/Summer 2013 collections from Nigeria’s premier designers, the week will once again present The MTN LFDW Awards where cash awards will be given to the Young Designer ...
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Each time an event is published on BellaNaija.com, our very special BN Style watchers are quick to pronounce judgement on who looked fab and who should get the boot and with the growing strength of the fashion industry, Nigerian celebrities get it right sometimes and falter on other ...
L'Espace "Spotted" Campaign
In July, Fashion retail and lifestyle store - L'Espace unveiled its Summer Campaign Competition tagged "SpottedLespace" where one lucky BN reader who sights their Summer Campaign EleV8 Media Mobile Billboard truck, takes a picture of it and uploads the photo on their social networking pages, ...
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On Friday 17th August 2012, the city of Lagos was agog with excitement as top American rapper, Rick Ross was in town for the Summer Jam Fest show which took place at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. Some of the most buzzed about topics from the event includes Rick Ross' ...
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Jamacian model Kim Gordon covers ARISE Magazine's issue 16 looking absolutely stunning. The 16th issue features interviews with Nigerian, london-based designer Duro Olowu, Artist, Lenny Kravitz,  leading Hollywood actor, Morgan Freeman and  Malawi's new female President Joyce Banda. If you ...
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With the global financial meltdown and many economies around the world struggling, it's clear that now is the time to be moneywise. Whenever Nigerian celebrities, socialites or stylistas show up at events in clothing by high street brands or retailers that are considered "cheap", the venom is ...
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In America and other European countries, models, socialites and celebrities, have been known to start their own fashion labels because of their love for the art, some famous examples include Victoria Beckham, Jessica Simpson and Jay-Z and even in Nigeria, Nollywood star Stella Damasus made ...
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Since its inception in 2010, emerging Nigerian design contemporary fashion label Republic of Foreigner has been known for creating eclectic pieces inspired by its love of film and art for the modern day hippie. After debuting its 2012 resort collection "Echizen" here on BN last year, the label ...
Michelle Dede & Eku Edewor in Grey
It's time for another edition of BN Pick Your Fave. To kick off the month of August in style, BN is going BIG by showing you two TV presenters Michelle Dede and Eku Edewor as well as model and fashion journalist Yomi Abiola and TV Star Adora Oleh, battle it out for your fave in dresses by ...
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After a successful debut in 2011, MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week (LFDW) will return to Lagos and take place at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos. Speaking on the event Omoyemi Akerele, Creative Director of StyleHouse, the producers of LFDW said "Our goal for LFDW 2012 is primarily to make an ...
Vlisco Funky Grooves Ad Campaign - August 2012 - BellaNaija 008
The Funky Grooves collection draws from Vlisco's proud history, inspired by global urban culture and couture craftsmanship. It's a collection of contrasts, with edgy street wear influences reinterpreted through a lens of pure glamour. The new collection is a melting pot of ideas, using new ...

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