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BN Pick Your Fave: Waje & Omawumi in Bebe

BN Pick Your Fave: Waje & Omawumi in Bebe

Friday, January 24th, 2014

It’s a style battle between BFFs.
Yes BellaNaija Style Watchers, we know you’ve missed BN Pick Your Fave. Today Nigerian music divas Waje and Omawumi are battling it out for your best in a dress by Bebe….

“Designed for the Working Girl”! Lady Biba presents its “Structured Elegance” Collection Lookbook

“Designed for the Working Girl”! Lady Biba presents its “Structured Elegance” Collection Lookbook

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Hey BN Stylistas. We have got some great fashion perfect for the working girl.
Presenting its new collection, Nigerian design label Lady Biba created by Bisola Adeniyi…, is putting a fashionable spin on architecture and geometry with its “

Vivienne Westwood “Ethical Africa” Bags Now Available Online

Vivienne Westwood “Ethical Africa” Bags Now Available Online

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Fashion has been going through a boom in all things African with the Guinness documentary on the “Sapeurs” of Congo {click here to read} and Diesel + Edun‘s collections sourced from Africa {click here to …

“The Men Inside the Suits” – Watch the Guinness Europe Documentary on the Stylish “Sapeurs” of the Congo

“The Men Inside the Suits” – Watch the Guinness Europe Documentary on the Stylish “Sapeurs” of the Congo

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

In Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo, there is a special society that exists. One that uses the art of fashion and style as a means to happiness and forgetting the Civil War that almost tore the Congo…

Check Out Roberto Cavalli’s Sketches for Miley Cyrus “Bangerz” Tour Outfits

Check Out Roberto Cavalli’s Sketches for Miley Cyrus “Bangerz” Tour Outfits

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Everyone knows that when it comes to giving a stellar musical performance on stage, you have to come 100% with your vocals, your performance and of course your stage presence.
Making sure the third part of that trio is perfect…

Nkiru Anumudu in Dolce & Gabbana – Genevieve Magazine & Veuve Clicquot’s “Fashion & Style Day Out” in Lagos

Nkiru Anumudu in Dolce & Gabbana – Genevieve Magazine & Veuve Clicquot’s “Fashion & Style Day Out” in Lagos

Monday, January 20th, 2014

You can always trust Nkiru Anumudu to deliver one of the best looks at any event.
Nkiru who is one of Lagos’ best dressed women, was present at the Genevieve Magazine & Veuve ClicquotFashion & Style Day Out…

BN Style – How to Wear: The Sporty-Chic Trend

BN Style – How to Wear: The Sporty-Chic Trend

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Who says sneakers, sweatshirts and joggers are only meant for the gym?
Based on Fall 2013/14 predictions, the sporty-chic or luxe-sport trend has been heating up our BN Style… focus and has been dubbed one of the major trends that

Ethiopian Model Liya Kebede Stuns on Elle Germany’s February 2014 Cover

Ethiopian Model Liya Kebede Stuns on Elle Germany’s February 2014 Cover

Monday, January 20th, 2014

There are very few magazine covers that catch your attention and this is definitely one of them.
Starring as the covergirl for Elle Germany‘s February 2014 cover, Ethiopian model Liya Kebede… is looking absolutely bright and gorgeous.
The 35

South Sudanese Model Ataui Deng is a “Funky Star” in Marie Claire France’s January 2014 Issue

South Sudanese Model Ataui Deng is a “Funky Star” in Marie Claire France’s January 2014 Issue

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Black is indeed beautiful. There is something about seeing it in fashion editorials that makes me want to just Ctrl S that image.
For your daily dose of fashion editorials we have South Sudanese model Ataui Deng for Marie Claire…

Congolese Design Label Tina Lobondi presents its Spring/Summer 2014 Collection – “The Debut”

Congolese Design Label Tina Lobondi presents its Spring/Summer 2014 Collection – “The Debut”

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

London-based Congolese designer Tina Lobondi has unveiled her Spring/Summer 2014 collection titled “The Debut…” for your viewing pleasure.
Themed with black, green, mustard and ankara fabrics, the pret-a-porter (Ready-To-Wear) range features dresses with statement cut-outs and colour inserts.

Have an Uber-Stylish Weekend with Abby Fontaine’s “FON Skirts”

Have an Uber-Stylish Weekend with Abby Fontaine’s “FON Skirts”

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Hey BN Stylistas! It’s Friday, our favourite day of the week and have we got a treat for you.
We all know the weekends are perfect for letting your inner stylista run wild and Nigerian design label Abby Fontaine… is

Afromania by Nkwo presents its 2014 Collection Lookbook – “Love Festival”

Afromania by Nkwo presents its 2014 Collection Lookbook – “Love Festival”

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

For our BN Style lookbook feature for today we are giving you some African inspired fabulousity.
From the creative mind of UK-based Nigerian designer Nkwo Onwuka‘s fashion label Afromania, we presents the “Love Festival…” collection. This

Kenyan Model Malaika Firth for Valentino’s Spring/Summer 2014 Ad Campaign

Kenyan Model Malaika Firth for Valentino’s Spring/Summer 2014 Ad Campaign

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

If we are going to make a list of African models already “getting it” in 2014, Malaika Firth will definitely be one of them.
The Kenyan model has been featured in high brand, Valentino…‘s Spring/Summer 2014 ad campaign alongside

Bonang Matheba Launches Lingerie Line – “Bonang for Distraction”

Bonang Matheba Launches Lingerie Line – “Bonang for Distraction”

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Is 2014 the year of celebrities venturing into new businesses? It sure looks like it.
Self-proclaimed “South Africa’s favourite TV presenter”, Bonang Matheba took to Instagram earlier today to announce the launch of her lingerie line, “Bonang for Distraction…

African Inspiration from Prada, Versace & More! View the “African Visions” Editorial for Vogue Accessory

African Inspiration from Prada, Versace & More! View the “African Visions” Editorial for Vogue Accessory

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Don’t you just love African inspired fashion editorials?
Photographer Lucia Giacani and stylist Enrica Ponzellini teamed up to create the accessories editorial titled “African Visions” for Vogue Accessory….
The editorial features models wearing turbans and accessories from

Jennifer Lawrence vs Lola Ogunnaike & the Internet – Who Wore it Better?

Jennifer Lawrence vs Lola Ogunnaike & the Internet – Who Wore it Better?

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

If there was one star whose look got everyone buzzing on social media at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards, it was Jennifer Lawrence.
The “American Hustle…” actress who picked up an award for Best Supporting Actress

Presenting M.A.F Couture’s Charity Collection Lookbook in Collaboration with Foundation Maflo – “Everything for the Kids”

Presenting M.A.F Couture’s Charity Collection Lookbook in Collaboration with Foundation Maflo – “Everything for the Kids”

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

From the design label that brought you the colourful fashion editorial in Zen magazine’s May 2013 issue, M.A.F Couture presents their Charity collection named “Everything for the Kids“.
The design label’s creative director Mary Tataw Eyere…, has

Sisiano presents “Ms. Green – Midnight Fantasy” | 2014 Collection Lookbook

Sisiano presents “Ms. Green – Midnight Fantasy” | 2014 Collection Lookbook

Monday, January 13th, 2014

He was one of the finalists for the 2013 GTBank Lagos Fashion & Design Week Awards, the head choreographer for the Aquafina Elite Model Look Nigeria, and now Paolo Sisiano – the Creative Director of the Sisiano… design label presents

Aamito of Uganda is Africa’s Next Top Model Season 1 Winner

Aamito of Uganda is Africa’s Next Top Model Season 1 Winner

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

A round of applause for Africa’s next BIG thing!
Aamito from Uganda was just crowned the Season 1 Winner of Africa’s Next Top Model.

The victory comes nine weeks after the competition began. Aamito beat Michaela (Angola) and Opeyemi…

Aamito, Opeyemi or Micheala – Who will WIN Season 1 of Africa’s Next Top Model

Aamito, Opeyemi or Micheala – Who will WIN Season 1 of Africa’s Next Top Model

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

After nine weeks of fierce competition to become Africa’s Next Top Model…, the season finale of the maiden edition of the show is set to air today, Sunday January 12, 2014 on DSTV’s Africa Magic Entertainment Channel 151 at

BN Pick Your Fave: Seyi Shay & Liz Yemoja in Toju Foyeh

BN Pick Your Fave: Seyi Shay & Liz Yemoja in Toju Foyeh

Friday, January 10th, 2014


Did someone say let’s have BN Pick Your Fave? Oh yeah, it is here.
This evening BellaNaija Style… Watchers, your fashion-expertise is being put to the test once again. It is the battle of the divas in RED.
Nigerian

Kenyan Star Lupita Nyong’o Poses for Miu Miu’s Spring/Summer 2014 Ad Campaign

Kenyan Star Lupita Nyong’o Poses for Miu Miu’s Spring/Summer 2014 Ad Campaign

Friday, January 10th, 2014


Lupita Nyong’o is off to a great start this year.
The 30 year old Kenyan actress, who has been nominated for a BAFTA this year {click here to read}, has been placed alongside other celeb faces - Elizabeth …

American Apparel Manufacturer Vans teams with Ghanaian Company Della for Capsule Batik Shoe Collection  – “Della X Vans”

American Apparel Manufacturer Vans teams with Ghanaian Company Della for Capsule Batik Shoe Collection – “Della X Vans”

Friday, January 10th, 2014

American apparel manufacturer Vans, has teamed up with socially conscious company Della …to release a collection of beautiful batik footwear.
Della, which has employed over 50 women in Ghana, joined in this collaboration with Vans creating six unique and

Fashion It Girl Yvonne Nwosu dishes on Styling the Classic White Shirt in 5 Unique Ways

Fashion It Girl Yvonne Nwosu dishes on Styling the Classic White Shirt in 5 Unique Ways

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Yvonne Nwosu‘s style is one of the most coveted among the fashion community in Lagos right now.
So it is no surprise that the creative director of Nigerian design label Vonne Couture was recently featured in ThisDay Style… to

Miley Cyrus is the New Face of Marc Jacobs | View the “Gloomy” Spring/Summer 2014 Ad Campaign

Miley Cyrus is the New Face of Marc Jacobs | View the “Gloomy” Spring/Summer 2014 Ad Campaign

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Well, we never thought we would see the day but here we are.
Miley Cyrus, is the new face of Marc Jacobs… and for their Spring/Summer 2014 Ad campaign she is looking very demure as she poses for the