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Toolz in a Corset & Ohimai Atafo in MAI! Take a Look at Y! Magazine’s December 2013 “Style” Issue Cover

Toolz in a Corset & Ohimai Atafo in MAI! Take a Look at Y! Magazine’s December 2013 “Style” Issue Cover

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Looking Hot Toolz and suave Ohimai!
Y! Magazine is ending 2013 with a banging new cover featuring Nigerian media personality Toolz and fashion designer Ohimai Atafo of Mai Atafo Inspired….

Toolz proves she is the curviest of them

BellaNaija & FashionistaGH at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week – Watch our Exclusive Video Coverage

BellaNaija & FashionistaGH at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week – Watch our Exclusive Video Coverage

Monday, March 19th, 2012

BellaNaija and FashionistaGH… collaborated during the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week to bring you all the fabulous details from the runways to the red carpet and of course, the backstage scoop.
You’ve seen the photos but we just had to

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Iconic Invanity

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Iconic Invanity

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Nancy Nwadire of Iconic Invanity …does no wrong with her unique mesh of African prints and fine craftsmanship. Her collection reminded us of the beauty encompassed within exotic African fabrics. Additionally, her pieces adorned one of a kind embellishments that

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Adama Paris

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Adama Paris

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Lace! Leather! Ankara! Need we say more? Adama Paris…, the Congo born talented designer’s collection dazzled all those in attendance at the Arise Magazine Fashion Week. Her designs featured exceptional sophistication matched with sharp tailoring. The best part however

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Grey

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Grey

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Collections by Grey… are always a joy to view on the runway. Modern, fresh and ‘ready to wear’ straight off the ramp, you can’t go wrong with Grey.
We spotted all the Grey staples alongside a few surprise additions –

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Vonne Couture presents “Black Mamba”

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Vonne Couture presents “Black Mamba”

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

With its mysterious and lethal namesake, we had high expectations for “Black Mamba” the new collection by Yvonne Nwosu‘s Vonne Couture….
The name definitely mirrored the collection – from the all-black hue to the slinky dresses,

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Odio Mimonet

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Odio Mimonet

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Odio Mimonet won the Innovative Designer of the Year award at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week Awards…. The veteran designer presented a vibrant and varied collection! While many designers shied away from using colours, Odio went in the

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Tsemaye Binitie

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Tsemaye Binitie

Monday, March 12th, 2012

This collection by Tsemaye Binitie… was a seamless chapter 2 to the chapter 1 that was presented at the ARISE Made in Africa – Spring 2012 in New York, so much so that a piece from that collection was also

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Jewel by Lisa presents “There’s Something About a Lady”

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Jewel by Lisa presents “There’s Something About a Lady”

Monday, March 12th, 2012

The Jewel by Lisa brand is one that always evokes Afri-Luxe-Chic!
For their “There’s Something About a Lady…” collection presented at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week, JBL reiterated what we already know, no one does it like

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Maki Oh

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Maki Oh

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Maki Oh was a major star at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week…. The talented young designer is still in her 20s but as they say “age aint nothing but a number” as she proved with her delightfully youthful

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Tiffany Amber presents “Métissage”

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Tiffany Amber presents “Métissage”

Monday, March 12th, 2012

It was past 1AM on Sunday morning yet the audience was still buzzing, iconic Nigerian fashion brand, Tiffany Amber… was about to hit the runway at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week. It was a fabulous showing with showstopping moments

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Sandra Muendane

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Sandra Muendane

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Simply put, Sandra Muendanea’s collection interpreted sportswear in its most glamorous form. This Mozambique designer had the audience gazed excitingly as her shimmering pieces walked the runway!

Photo Credit…: Kola Oshalusi

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week Awards – The Winners List & Find Out Who’s Off to the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week Awards – The Winners List & Find Out Who’s Off to the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York

Monday, March 12th, 2012

After a whirlwind week, the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week is over!
The climax of the fashion week is the annual Arise Magazine Fashion Week Awards…. The winners were literally announced moments ago and as always, BN has the

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Jil

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Jil

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Ann Marie Adoley, the powerhouse behind Jil, continues to gain recognition all over West Africa.


Photo Credit…: Kola Oshalusi

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Jini

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Jini

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Ejeme Iloube, Creative Director of Jini. Her collection intertwined vibrant African textile with urban designs. From the pencil skirt to a flowing black dress, the ready to wear Jini …collection at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week was all

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: LaQuan Smith

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: LaQuan Smith

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

LaQuan Smith gave us a glimpse into the future with his 21st century modern- woman pieces. The New York born designer’s trendy collection definitely depicted the next level of fashion innovation.
 

Photo Credit…: Kola Oshalusi

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Buki Akib

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Buki Akib

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Buki Akib‘s menswear collection was nothing short of showstopping on the runway of this year’s Arise Magazine Fashion Week. Fierce!


Photo Credit…: Kola Oshalusi

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: House of Silk

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: House of Silk

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Designer Jennifer Adighije‘s fashion label House of Silk made its Arise Magazine Fashion Week… debut on Saturday. How did the brand fare on the big stage? You decide.
House of Silk flourished especially with their signature flowy pieces, our

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Amede

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Amede

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

While many designers at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week elected to work with print and real dutch wax, Amede chose two of our historic Nigerian favorites – Adire… and Tie-Dye.
Though simple in terms of silhouettes, there was a

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Ejiro Amos Tafiri

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Ejiro Amos Tafiri

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Northern Nigeria, Asia, the 70s…Designer Ejiro Amos-Tafiri drew inspiration from a range of diverse sources for her eponymous fashion brand - Ejiro Amos Tafiri‘s collection presented at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week….
This collection was thoroughly eclectic

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Loza Maléombho

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Loza Maléombho

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

New York based emerging designer- Loza Maléombho brings African print to a new light with her upscale and modern collection. Enjoy!


Photo Credit…: Kola Oshalusi

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: House of Nwocha

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: House of Nwocha

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Ugonna Omeruo‘s label House of Nwocha… has been going through a subtle reinvention over the last few months. From the label name “Hse of Nwocha/Nwocha” to the aesthetic of their clothing, HON is moving on up!
Though an official

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: CLAN

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: CLAN

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Let’s start by letting you know that CLAN got a standing ovation!
The new collection by CLAN presented on Saturday night at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week …was sleek and sophisticated.
If their debut collection was for the

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Bridget Awosika presents “Passage to Nirvana”

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Bridget Awosika presents “Passage to Nirvana”

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

It was one of the most eagerly anticipated runway presentations at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week. Bridget Awosika …showed off her softer side this season with a vibrant mix of pieces. Bridget deviated from her signature structured style

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Romero Bryan

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Romero Bryan

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

You can never go wrong with black and white. Jamaican/UK designer Romero Bryan paints a monochrome, yet far from monotone collection for the contemporary woman. Leather panels, frills and cut-outs embellished his dresses for the daring woman.
Enjoy!

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