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“Scandal” & “Django Unchained” Star Kerry Washington covers the New Issue of ARISE Magazine

“Scandal” & “Django Unchained” Star Kerry Washington covers the New Issue of ARISE Magazine

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

ARISE, the award-winning bi-monthly glossy magazine – kicks off 2013 with an exclusive interview with Hollywood’s hottest female actress, Kerry Washington – the star of Quentin Tarantino’s latest blockbuster, ”Django Unchained…” and the US TV hit drama,

Tyra Banks covers ARISE Magazine’s Top 100 Women Issue | Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Oprah Winfrey, Genevieve Nnaji, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & Diezani Alison-Madueke also make the List

Tyra Banks covers ARISE Magazine’s Top 100 Women Issue | Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Oprah Winfrey, Genevieve Nnaji, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & Diezani Alison-Madueke also make the List

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

The new issue of ARISE Magazine (Issue 17 if you are keeping count) features American media mogul Tyra Banks on the cover. The Top 100 Women issue of ARISE celebrates women who are changing the world. The list includes Nkosazana …

BN Pick Your Fave: Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde & Bola Fadina in Vonne Couture

BN Pick Your Fave: Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde & Bola Fadina in Vonne Couture

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Yes, BellaNaija Style is back with another fab edition of Pick Your Fave.…
All over the world, top designers always tend to agree that a girl can never go wrong with black. Be it a Little Black Dress or a

Tiffany Amber, Gavin Rajah, Ozwald Boateng, Tsemaye Binitie & Maki Oh to display their Spring/Summer 2013 Collections at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York Today

Tiffany Amber, Gavin Rajah, Ozwald Boateng, Tsemaye Binitie & Maki Oh to display their Spring/Summer 2013 Collections at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York Today

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

It’s going down in New York City TODAY!
From today, Thursday 6th September 2012 till Thursday 13th September 2012, some of the biggest fashion brands in the world will gather in the Big Apple, for the Mercedes Benz New York …

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: 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: 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: 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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2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Madam Wokie

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Madam Wokie

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Print is Prince… or King, in this show stopping collection by Madam Wokie… from Sierra Leone.
All looks were knee-length – from dresses to separates – and accentuated the models’ figures to a T. The folder-sized envelope clutches were nice

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Paul Hervé Elisabeth

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Paul Hervé Elisabeth

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

French/Martinique designer Paul Hervé Elisabeth presents dresses, jackets tailored to perfection and pants in varying cuts in rich jewel tones accessorized with bold turbans.
The designer made a print reminiscent of late great Alexander McQueen… that doesn’t overpower the designs

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Prey of London

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Prey of London

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Black, bold prints and sequins reigned the runway for UK designer Prey of London. Fishnet stockings, tights and leather jackets, this collection is not for the shy girl.
We’ll let the clothes do the talking … Enjoy!

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2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Poisa

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Poisa

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Bold prints, bright colours, and futuristic accessories including silver combat boots and gas masks adorned the models as they walked down the runway in Poisa….
The men are not left out in this collection from the Kenyan designer. She

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Phunk Afrique

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Phunk Afrique

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Attention to detail and a descent blend of edge and modesty continues to distinguish Nigerian fashion brand Phunk Afrique as a force to be reckoned with. Her showcase at this year’s Arise Magazine Fashion Week captured rave reviews.

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2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: House of Farrah

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: House of Farrah

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Fatima Aliyu Garba‘s House of Farrah… surpassed expectations with her presentation that depicted fine Greek and Egyptian inspired cuts, able to turn any lady into a Greek goddess.  Her distinctively constructed luxury garments show superb finishing and perfect polish.

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Davida

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Davida

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Nigeria’s very own Davida stuns the crowd with bold mixes of textiles. Whoever said unconventional wasn’t trendy? Davida proved otherwise with her daring display in the year’s Arise Magazine Fashion Week.

Photo Credit:… Kola Oshalusi for Insigna

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Eki Orleans presents “Heritage”

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Eki Orleans presents “Heritage”

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Raised in Lagos, Nigeria with German roots, Hazel Aggrey-Orleans is the designer behind the fast- rising Eki Orleans label. This collection consisted chic and contemporary pieces.
Official Collection Description…
During the creation stage for this collection, Hazel found inspiration in

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Christie Brown presents “Xutra”

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Christie Brown presents “Xutra”

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

In their own words “This collection showcases both function and fashion: Multidimensional, yet wearable.” We couldn’t agree more. Edgy yet sophisticated, the “Xutra” is what the femme fatales want!
Here is the official presentation description from Christie Brown…

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Mustafa Hassanali presents “Afrikalos”

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Mustafa Hassanali presents “Afrikalos”

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Mustafa Hassanali’s presentation at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week shows us why he is one of Tanzania’s most celebrated fashion designers.
Official collection description
Mustafa Hassanali is the sole Fashion Designer from Tanzania participating in this Fashion Week, which …

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Kezia Frederick

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Kezia Frederick

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

London based fashion and textile designer Kezia Frederick exudes proper mastery and use of bold colors, as is evident through his collection below:

Photo Credit:… Kola Oshalusi for Insigna

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Taibo Bacar

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Taibo Bacar

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Mozambique’s Taibo Bacar commands attention with his stunning array of elegant flowing dresses:

 

Photo Credit…: Kola Oshalusi for Insigna

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Meena

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Meena

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Nothing like ordinary. From the brilliant young designer – Uju Offiah, here’s Meena:

Photo Credit…: Kola Oshalusi for Insigna

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Lanre DaSilva-Ajayi presents The Oriental Classics

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Lanre DaSilva-Ajayi presents The Oriental Classics

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Renowned Nigerian designer Lanre DaSilva-Ajayi did not fail to impress at this year’s Arise Magazine Fashion Week. Her “Oriental Classics”collection included elegant head- turning pieces that graced the runway.
Here is the official description of the collection.
This collection is …