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CATWALK THE WORLD GHANA

CATWALK THE WORLD GHANA

Monday, January 8th, 2007

Hi Everyone,Happy New Year once again!I am so excited about the New Year…so many new possibilities!By God’s grace, all will go excellently! It has already started…I got some very fabulous news on Friday plus I got a gift I have…

BIKINI AFRIQUE

BIKINI AFRIQUE

Tuesday, December 19th, 2006

We have so many beaches in Africa but we hardly hear anything about beachwear and swimwear.I personally LUV the beach.When in Lagos, my saturdays are ideally spent speeding off some isolated beach in the middle of nowhere. If u havent…

AFRICA’S NEXT TOP MODELS BY ICY

AFRICA’S NEXT TOP MODELS BY ICY

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

My girl Icy is guestblogging today….please show her some luv…I’ll be back tomorrow!

Sup bellanaija readers. Happy Tuesday o my people o ha una dey. No I’m not fighting to be the fess to post on Bella’s blog today (considering…

10 NIGERIAN DESIGNERS U SHOULD KNOW BY DAMMIE

10 NIGERIAN DESIGNERS U SHOULD KNOW BY DAMMIE

Friday, December 1st, 2006

My girl Dammie is guestblogging today!I luv Dammie cause she rocks in so many ways! I swear she inspires me….Anyway, ENJOY!
Here are 10 Nigerian designers you should know about……..hardly hear of, and are making major waves in fashion, worldwide.…

FASHION NO’s by TC

FASHION NO’s by TC

Monday, November 27th, 2006

My friend TC …is the first guest blogger!Please show her some luv….If you dont know what I’m talking about see – HERE

Now a lot of you are familiar with Glamour magazine’s Do’s and Dont’s; ETV’s & US weekly Fashion

STYLEE

STYLEE

Thursday, November 23rd, 2006

Y’all know I luv fashion!I am sooo proud of the Nigerian fashion scene….Today’s post is all about fashion…check on it!
Bola Balogun and Omoyemi Akerele of Exclusive Styling and Imaging Consultants….They are hands down Nigeria’s top stylists!They have transformed

THE EX-QUEENS

THE EX-QUEENS

Tuesday, November 21st, 2006

Hey everyone!!!I have really missed you guys!!Thanks for sticking with bellanaijaAnyway, I hope everyone is doing well…I’m sure you are all gearing up for the holiday season……no matter where u r I know its going to be fun…Anyway unto today’s…

FOR THE GENTLEMEN

FOR THE GENTLEMEN

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

I feature a lot of African women’s fashion but often the guys feel left out.

Today, its all about the MEN!
Check out some Hot African Fashion for the Gentlemen….ummm and its also a good opportunity for us ladies to…

THE DESIGNER AND HER MUSE

THE DESIGNER AND HER MUSE

Thursday, November 9th, 2006

I I have to say that I absolutely LUV this fashion spread.It is from the October 2006 Edition of True Love West Africa.It features top Nigerian designers and their muses.You have to take a look at this!Kudos to Omoyemi Akerele…

NFS 2006

NFS 2006

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

The Nigerian Fashion Show (NFS) celebrated its 10th anniversary a couple of weeks ago.The NFS is a yearly fashion show which promotes the best new designer in Nigeria. It is really a great concept! Many fab fashion designers have won …

WHITE MAGIC

WHITE MAGIC

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

Photographer: Ben Ingoldby @ Exposure StudiosHair: Abey Yusuf @ Bobby’s SignatureMake-Up: Bunmi OlunloyoStylist: Omoyemi (Yemi) AkereleModels…: Aisha Danjuma & Ishioma Onyebo (Finalists, Face of Africa 2006)
I luv the white hot

SEE IT, SEW IT, WEAR IT!

SEE IT, SEW IT, WEAR IT!

Monday, September 25th, 2006

I am always on the lookout for African fashion that is practical yet fashionable. The type of clothes that you can get your favourite tailor to sew for you!Here are some clothes by South African designers – Thula Sindi’s 2LA…

NY FASHION WEEK…..NAIJA STYLE

NY FASHION WEEK…..NAIJA STYLE

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

Adaure suggested that we do something on the NY Fashion Week which took place last week. It showcased Spring 2007 collections and was really good. All the designers really put out their best collectons in a while…Anyway, bloggers Mari and…

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…