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My Style: Sophia Egbelo

My Style: Sophia Egbelo

Monday, June 8th, 2009

It’s your regular dose of the BN feature; My Style! If you are interested in appearing on this page, simply send two pictures of yourself or that of a friend depicting a typical Day and Night Look with a short…

BN EDITS: Pink Ball 2009 Best Dressed

BN EDITS: Pink Ball 2009 Best Dressed

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

While everyone who attended the Genevieve Pink Ball put their best foot forward, some decided to put out two feet! So here you have it, the Best Dressed… of the Night.
With these individuals, it was about giving a new

BN Red Carpet Fab: 2009 Genevieve Pink Ball

BN Red Carpet Fab: 2009 Genevieve Pink Ball

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Genevieve Magazine recently hosted Pink Ball…. An event aimed at being a platform to raise awareness on breast cancer and raise funds. Nothing beats the explosive combination of a good cause and fashion. And a good day for fashion

My Style: Isoken Ogiemwonyi

My Style: Isoken Ogiemwonyi

Monday, May 25th, 2009

My Style returns this week to the BN style page! If you are interested in appearing on this page, simply send two pictures of yourself or that of a friend depicting a typical Day and Night Look with a short…

BN Features: Tulé Custom Suits

BN Features: Tulé Custom Suits

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

Wole Taiwo is the man  behind Tulé Custom suits. Tulé Custom Suits is a company that specialises in finely tailored custom men and women clothing. Their product line ranges from ties, shirts, suits and topcoats which are “hand sewn to…

BN EDITS: ‘Pink Roses’

BN EDITS: ‘Pink Roses’

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Pink is officially the ‘IT’ colour especially as the Genevieve Pink Ball… comes up this Saturday.
Pink as a colur is is girly, soft and romantic. It  always translates well in clothing and accessories and the Lord knows I can’t

BN Red Carpet Fab: Hip Hop World Awards 2009

BN Red Carpet Fab: Hip Hop World Awards 2009

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

The 2009 Hip Hop World Awards …carried its bags off to Abuja this year. Leaving behind the pomp and pageantry of last year’s edition for a fresh experience in Abuja.
The awards ceremony was supported with generous sponsorship from MTN

Éclat de Nature: Nature reinvented by Vlisco

Éclat de Nature: Nature reinvented by Vlisco

Monday, May 4th, 2009

You trust BN to bring you the exclusives and here is something new. The brand new collection from Vlisco seen for the first time online on Bella Naija. With the new fabric collection ‘Éclat de Nature’ by Vlisco…,

My Style: Chioma Amaryllis Ahaghotu

My Style: Chioma Amaryllis Ahaghotu

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

My Style returns this week to the BN style page!
If you are interested in appearing on this page, simply send two pictures of yourself or that of a friend depicting a typical Day and Night Look with a short…

BN Red Carpet Fab: Boutik YuRok/Ituen Basi Show

BN Red Carpet Fab: Boutik YuRok/Ituen Basi Show

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Photos from the last Boutik YuRok shopping event (designers including Okunoren Twins & Lanre DaSilva Ajayi sold at the event) and Ituen Basi Ankara & Beads… fashion show held at TerraKulture.
A mix of laid back  Lagos daytime fab and

Oprah, Grace Jones, Spike Lee and Bella Naija feature in ThisDay ARISE Issue III

Oprah, Grace Jones, Spike Lee and Bella Naija feature in ThisDay ARISE Issue III

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Issue 3 of ThisDay’s ARISE… will be hitting newstands by the 25th of April but as always BN has the exclusive scoop! We cant give away too much but this issue is brimming with top-notch photos and articles on African

Design Talent on the Rise – Akpos Okudu Collection Debuts

Design Talent on the Rise – Akpos Okudu Collection Debuts

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Akpos Okudu… is a promising young designer based in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. The self-described Ijaw Girl is currently a University of Port-Harcourt undergraduate but has a genuine drive and passion for fashion. The first collection from her eponymous fashion

The Look: Grey Chic

The Look: Grey Chic

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

BN Fave, Genevieve Nnaji… at the Ade Bakare event looking hot in a grey draped mini-dress accessoried with a quilted black chain-strap bag and black strappy sandals. Simple chic.

Phunk Afrique Evolves

Phunk Afrique Evolves

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

Phunk Afrique… created a huge buzz on Bella Naija with their last collection. This rising label is set to light things up again with their Easter ’09 look – ‘Phunk Afrique Evolves’.

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Photographer: Ngozi Nkwoji
Make-Up: Mobola

The Look: Jewel for a Queen

The Look: Jewel for a Queen

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Helen Prest-Ajayi @ Ade Bakare's Fashion Event
How many possible ways can we say STUNNING. Can you believe that Helen Prest-Ajayi… won the Miss Nigeria pageant a whopping 30 years ago? Mrs. Prest-Ajayi looks amazing from head to toe. The

The Look: Black Sleek

The Look: Black Sleek

Monday, March 16th, 2009

The Look… is here again! We spot loads of hot looks out and about on the red carpets but only our select faves are chosen by the BN Team. Here is a dashing young gentleman in a sleek suit. You

My Style: Apajok Aleer

My Style: Apajok Aleer

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

My Style has been up and running for a few weeks now…and aren’t we loving it or what?
If you are, simply send two pictures of yourself or that of a friend depicting a typical Day and Night Look with…

Ituen Basi Presents Ankara & Beads

Ituen Basi Presents Ankara & Beads

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

With over 2 decades of fashion experience, Ituen Basi… can be described a design veteran. The designer moved back to Nigeria last year after being based in the UK for several years and already, the revitalized Nigerian influence is evident

African Beauty – Under A Starry Night: Odio Mimonet for Vlisco

African Beauty – Under A Starry Night: Odio Mimonet for Vlisco

Friday, March 6th, 2009

This is the finale of our Vlisco Urban Beat Reports and its a grand one. Odio Mimonet’s design sensibility is undeniable. Clothing from the label are functional yet always have that x-factor. For the Vlisco show, Odio Oseni… presented a

MOMO at On/Off Fashion Week London

MOMO at On/Off Fashion Week London

Friday, March 6th, 2009

They say you know you are hot when you’ve got people talking. Fati Asibelua…‘s MOMO has done just that – From New York to London – fashion watchers are debating. At their showings in New York and more recently

The Faithful, the Loyal and the Fashionable: Tiffany Amber for Vlisco

The Faithful, the Loyal and the Fashionable: Tiffany Amber for Vlisco

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

Fresh off their triumphant showing at the ThisDay Arise African Fashion Collective show at New York Fashion Week, Nigerian label Tiffany Amber… is riding high. The buzz from that experience provided the inspiration they needed to deliver their first-ever ankara

BN Red Carpet Fab: Vlisco Urban Beat

BN Red Carpet Fab: Vlisco Urban Beat

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

BN Red Carpet Fab was on the scene for the Vlisco Urban Beat Fashion Event… and it was well worth it! Different generations of Lagos fashionistas pulled out all the stops! A diverse range of looks were on display on

My Style: Judith Afonta

My Style: Judith Afonta

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

It’s your regular dose of  My Style!!!!
If you will like to be featured on this page, simply send two pictures of yourself or that of a friend depicting a typical Day and Night Look with a short summary of…

Prêt a Porter de L’Atelier d’Afrique: Lanre Da-Silva Ajayi for Vlisco

Prêt a Porter de L’Atelier d’Afrique: Lanre Da-Silva Ajayi for Vlisco

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Victorian.
Frills.
Volume.
Bows.
Ruffles.
These are the images that are evoked when you think of Nigerian label, Lanre Da-Silva Ajayi… (LDA). With their Victorian-era inspired pieces, the label has been able to create such an indelible identity that even

Namibian Stunner Venantia Lights Up Livingstone

Namibian Stunner Venantia Lights Up Livingstone

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

If there was ever any doubt about the beauty of our continent, contemporary art such as the photos below kick those thoughts away.
Face of Africa 2006 Winner, Namibian Venantia Otto… is the showcased model of the The Livingstone 2009