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MISS NIGERIA WORLD

MISS NIGERIA WORLD

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

Don’t forget to vote for Miss Nigeria World, Abiola Bashorun (or whoever is your fave)… at this year’s Miss World Ceremony…I spoke about her HERE some weeks agoHERE is her Miss World Page…You can vote for her on THIS pageHer

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 4

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 4

Friday, September 8th, 2006

Yay! The Fashion Week is over! A big kiss and thank u for all those who dropped by and left comments. I hope you enjoyed what Nigeria had to offer….I tried to feature a range of Nigerian designers with diverse…

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 3

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 3

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

Hey everyone, I hope you are enjoying the Fashion Week even though the overall consensus has been that the clothes are great for the runway but ‘not so wearable’……I agree but runway is more of a spectacle to bring attention …

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 2

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 2

Wednesday, September 6th, 2006

Can’t believe I forgot…..I just wanted to wish many of our bellanaija readers best wishes as you guys resume school or start your first/new jobs…All the best!!!I think yesterday set a new record with the number of visitors to the…

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 1

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 1

Tuesday, September 5th, 2006

Hello Everyone!!!! Wow, I had a lovely weekend…hope urs was just as good or even better!!!!First came the Bella Naija Africa Fashion Week, we showcased the best in African fashion and design with African Mosaique emerging as the winner!!So now…

JEWEL BY LISA

JEWEL BY LISA

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

One of my goals when I started this blog was to expand my fashion horizon beyond the regular designers we see and hear about everyday. I luv to feature budding designers who are fab but not neccesarily well-known by most…

TIFFANY AMBER FASHION SPREAD

TIFFANY AMBER FASHION SPREAD

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

Here is a fashion spread from Folake Folarin-Coker’s Tiffany Amber. Tiffany Amber is actually my fav Nigerian label……fun & flirty fashion……just the way I like it!!!I luv Tiffany Amber and will be featuring them in my Bella Naija Nigerian Fashion…

MISS NIGERIA WORLD 2006

MISS NIGERIA WORLD 2006

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006

Here are some brand new photos of Abiola Bashorun, Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) 2006. She will be representing Nigeria in this year’s Miss World pageant. The pageant takes place in Poland on the 30th of September 2006. All…

AND THE WINNER IS………

AND THE WINNER IS………

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

Venantia Otto from NamibiaThe 2006 Nokia Face of Africa Finale took place on Sunday, the 13th of August 2006 in Sun City, Johannesburg, South Africa.Venantia was chosen as the 2006 Nokia Face of Africa winner, her prize includes a

THISDAY STYLE

THISDAY STYLE

Tuesday, August 15th, 2006

ThisDay is a Nigerian Newspaper and over the past year or so their style section has blossomed into the Nigeria’s No. 1 Fashion Magazine. You can find it as a free insert in Sunday’s ThisDay Newspaper. This magazine is FIYAH.…

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 4

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 4

Friday, August 11th, 2006

Wow! Today is the last day of our fashion week. I’m sooo glad that u guys enjoyed it….I hope so anyway. I tried to show collections that were really different to highlight the diversity and creativity of African designers. I’m…

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 3

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 3

Thursday, August 10th, 2006

Hey everyone! Wow! Its Day 3 of our lil’ fashion week already….I hope u guys have been enjoying the collections so far….Everyone seemed to luv the African Mosaique collection from yesterday…I did too! This is a lil’ different from the…

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 2

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 2

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

I hope u guys r enjoyin’ our lil’ fashion week. The comments yesterday were sooooo entertaining…..I was just crackin’ up all day!!!! I am looking forward to more today cause we are going to vote at the end of the…

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 1

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 1

Tuesday, August 8th, 2006

This week is Bella Naija Africa Fashion Week!!!Throughout the week, I will be featuring the HOTTEST in African Fashion!!! It starts today and ends of Friday. Everyone put on your couture along with your hottest heels cause you have a…

PERIDOT & RUBY

PERIDOT & RUBY

Thursday, August 3rd, 2006

Peridot & Ruby is a brand new Nigerian fashion house…….I luv all their stuff so far….Absolutely stunning! Their designs are regularly featured and commended in Nigeria’s hottest fashion and style magazine, ThisDay Style. Check out some of the designs below.…

MISS NIGERIA UNIVERSE – Part 2

MISS NIGERIA UNIVERSE – Part 2

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006

I was meant to blog about this last week but I was rather irritated by the whole Miss Universe thing. So Miss Nigeria did not win or even place for that matter…I will save my comments on the whole situation.…

ADEBAYO JONES

ADEBAYO JONES

Monday, July 31st, 2006

Adebayo Jones is a London-Based Nigerian designer, his focus is primarily occasion/formal wear and wedding dresses. I like to think of Adebayo as a bespoke dressmaker. His designs are all about clean lines, expert tailoring and precision finishing. I luv…

NOKIA FACE OF AFRICA 2006 – BELLA NAIJA REVIEW PART DEUX

NOKIA FACE OF AFRICA 2006 – BELLA NAIJA REVIEW PART DEUX

Friday, July 28th, 2006

Ishioma Onyebo is now the lone Nigerian in the Nokia Face of Africa 2006 competition since Aisha Danjuma was eliminated after the last round. Here are some of her recent pictures …….hmmmmm…….My mum says “if you don’t have anything nice…

NOKIA CAPE TOWN FASHION WEEK

NOKIA CAPE TOWN FASHION WEEK

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006

Africa’s foremost fashion week, the Nokia Cape Town Fashion Week took place from the 11th to 15th of July in Cape Town, South Africa.Nigerian designers – Deola Sagoe, Folake Folarin-Coker for Tiffany Amber, Teddy Legbedion and Patrick Osaghae for Blokes…

HauTeNESS

HauTeNESS

Monday, July 24th, 2006

Are Nigerian designers imaginative?………….or do they blindly follow and imitate the likes of Chanel, Valentino and Cavalli who have paved the way?Well, this weekend, I discovered that Nigerian designers indeed have vivid, wild, crazy, creative and innovative imaginations when I…

TINUOLA

TINUOLA

Wednesday, July 19th, 2006

Tinuola Arowolo is a Nigerian model based in NYC…..she had a very successful commercial modelling career for several years and was featured in magazines such as Essence. She also graduated from the prestigious, Stern School of Business @ NYU and…

FLY FASHION – LANRE DA SILVA-AJAYI

FLY FASHION – LANRE DA SILVA-AJAYI

Monday, July 17th, 2006

For the past year, I have started seriously luving Nigerian designers, clothing and accessories.Nigerian designers have really stepped their game up. So I will be periodically featuring some top notch Nigerian designs along with pics……Here is a recent fashion spread…

MISS NIGERIA UNIVERSE

MISS NIGERIA UNIVERSE

Thursday, July 13th, 2006

I think beauty pageants are really silly but I luv them……Anyway, Tienepre Alexandra Oki was 1st runner-up in this year’s “Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria” pageant.She will be representing Nigeria in the Miss Universe 2006 pageant.LMAO @ the answers these…

AGBANI IN ESSENCE

AGBANI IN ESSENCE

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006

Our favourite Ex-Miss World, Agbani Darego was featured in a fashion spread in last month’s edition of Essence Magazine…..By the way, she looked really gorgeous….Agbani is still signed to Next Model Management which is arguably the World’s top modelling agency

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS NNENNA

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS NNENNA

Tuesday, July 4th, 2006

Many of us who watched America’s Next Top Model Season 6 fell in love with Nnenna Agba.In my opinion, she was stunning, serene and very humble.Anyway, a lot of people have been wondering what happened to Nnenna ever since she…