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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

Spotted! British-Nigerian Rapper Tinie Tempah Attends Men’s Health Magazine Party in Floral Casely-Hayford Blazer

Spotted! British-Nigerian Rapper Tinie Tempah Attends Men’s Health Magazine Party in Floral Casely-Hayford Blazer

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Hello Mr. Looking Good.
British-Nigerian rapper Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu better known as Tinie Tempah was spotted at the Men’s Health x Liberty x YMC Party rocking a floral print blazer from Ghanaian design label Casley-Hayford….
The event which held

Ghanaian Design Duo Casely-Hayford Debut their A/W2014 Collection at London Collections: Men

Ghanaian Design Duo Casely-Hayford Debut their A/W2014 Collection at London Collections: Men

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

The London-based Ghanaian father and son design duo, Casely-Hayford showed their Autumn/Winter 2014 collection at the London Collections: Men 2014 show which started on Monday 6th January 2014.
Showing at BFS Show Space: The Old Sorting Office, Joe Casely-Hayford Obe…

South Sudanese Model Grace Bol Poses for Sleek Magazine’s Spring/Summer 2013 Issue

South Sudanese Model Grace Bol Poses for Sleek Magazine’s Spring/Summer 2013 Issue

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

New York based South Sudanese model, Grace Bol is taking the calm and scenic route for Sleek Magazine‘s Spring/Summer 2013 issue by Marcus Pritzi….
Grace has been featured in other magazines such as Elle, New York Times Style

Handcrafted, Unique & Made with Precious Gems! Presenting Adodi by Poqua Poqu’s Clutch Collection – The “Hidden Jewel of Beauty”

Handcrafted, Unique & Made with Precious Gems! Presenting Adodi by Poqua Poqu’s Clutch Collection – The “Hidden Jewel of Beauty”

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Get ready, it’s the “Hidden Jewel of Beauty“.
This accessories collection tagged Adodi By Poqua Poqu… is inspired by the oyster and takes on a different and modern approach to the clutch design. The name “Adodi” is taken

Ethiopian Model Liya Kebede features in Vogue Italia’s January 2014 Fashion Editorial

Ethiopian Model Liya Kebede features in Vogue Italia’s January 2014 Fashion Editorial

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Ethiopian beauty, Liya Kebede …took over last year as she was one of the most popular faces on magazines, ad campaigns and catwalks. Now she has returned to give us another dose of poised poses, sultry looks and sold out

BellaNaija presents 14 Fabulous Days in 2014! Day 13: House of Linen PH!

BellaNaija presents 14 Fabulous Days in 2014! Day 13: House of Linen PH!

Monday, January 6th, 2014

On the 13th fabulous day to 2014, BellaNaija gave to me – a free top/dress from House of Linen in Port Harcourt.
 
THE PRIZE! Winner picks 1!
 
A red chantily lace and Ankara top by Trish O. …The

ANTM Cycle 3 Winner Eva Marcille to Visit West Africa for New TV Show “African Inspired”!

ANTM Cycle 3 Winner Eva Marcille to Visit West Africa for New TV Show “African Inspired”!

Monday, January 6th, 2014

2014 is here with all the goodies it promised and with one of those goody bags is an all new show hitting African screens. The TV show, brought to you by R’ajwa Productions… - the film and television subsidiary of