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Hey Everyone!!!!!!!!
I’m back…..Seriously, seriously, seriously…I have so missed u guys…
I don’t know what I would do without my blog darlings…
Anyways, Egypt was absolutely fantastic….I am soooooo glad that I went.
I think you guys should add it to your list of places to visit.
One of my best moments was horseriding around the pyramids at sunset, soooo beautiful. Its just one of those moments I’ll remember forever.
I had such a fabulous time! Although I was there for work, I took an extra day to do all the touristy things like visit the Pyramids during the day etc…
The country is hard to describe but it reminds me a lot of Nigeria…
My hotel was in New-Cairo which is like in the outskirts of Cairo, very serene, clean and generally gorgeous.
Old-Cairo (where the pyramids are) is just something else….the majority of it looks like a slum, very rowdy, dirty etc…
The people were very warm and genuinely friendly…
I was really impressed with the Egyptian women, very beautiful, intelligent and full of attitude….but in a good way…U can tell that they can’t be pushed around! I was very proud really…
The guys were not bad as well…I can describe some of them as ‘beautiful’ LOL….with some luscious lips and stuvves…LOL…ok let me stop!

So I get back to my house on Saturday expecting to see my internet installed and guess what? I still have no freaking internet as home….arhhh…its so so annoying! I am praying that it gets resolved this week ‘cause I’m about to go ballistic.
Anyways, so what have u guys been up to?
What have I missed?

New Cairo – The view from my room
Pyramids at Sunset + During the Day

Deola Sagoe presented a mini-collection at the Positive+ Show during the Cape Town Fashion Week.

Made Magazine is out with their 2nd edition.

I see they are hitting the African GQ stance harder…
They did a profile interview on the Okunoren Twins – The Young Men who are dominating the menswear game in Nigeria. They are rockin’ their own designs in the shoot below.
http://www.mademags.com/

That’s it!
Have a fab day…
Back to work for me 🙁

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48 Comments

  1. Favoured Girl

    August 20, 2007 at 10:38 am

    Welcome back Bella! Your trip to Egypt sounds amazing, sounds like you had a really great time there. I’ll definitely add it to my list of places to visit in the near future. So it’s back to work for you girl, hopefully you’ll get the chance to have another nice trip soon!
    Deola’s designs look fab as usual. I can see some wearable pieces. I hadn’t heard of the Okunoren twins, but their stuff looks like quality.

  2. Nilla

    August 20, 2007 at 11:16 am

    Yay 2nd!!

    Welcome back..Egypt has always been one of my places to go to.

    Lovely Pictures.

  3. AIVY

    August 20, 2007 at 11:35 am

    thank goodness, update at last. I’m glad you had fun and Egypt is definately on my list. I love DEola Sagoe’s designs and i’m definately gonna model for her pretty soon…i hope.

  4. Adunola

    August 20, 2007 at 11:39 am

    Hey, never knew a place like Egypt could be so much fun. Now you have me craving for Cairo!!!!!!!! I am glad you shared this info anywayz.

  5. Anonymous

    August 20, 2007 at 11:51 am

    Welcome back!!. We miss u over here. I luv the pics of Egypt they are beautiful.

    I stumbled on a blog
    nigeriangist.blogspot.com

    its pretty new.

  6. de'-tente

    August 20, 2007 at 12:32 pm

    hi love,welcome back.i visited Egypt in 2003 and i really enjoyed my trip.looking at your pictures and reading your little report has made me totally nostalgic!!
    Does anyone know if Deola Sagoe will employ a full figured model?(lol)i think i can give Tyra Banks a good run for her money.

  7. Uzo

    August 20, 2007 at 1:56 pm

    Egypt looks absolutely amazing…Glad you had fun….

  8. Olamild

    August 20, 2007 at 2:00 pm

    I would love to visit Eqypt… those are some nice pictures
    You have a very interesting blog

  9. AbujaBabe

    August 20, 2007 at 2:35 pm

    Glad ur back Bella i hope you had a wonderfull time.

    Egypt is absolutley beautifull.

    I love it when you post about my fav girl Deola Sagoe she doing big tings 😉

    I am in love with made mag it’s a must for every naija man!

    Ciao Bella, Bella..lol

  10. Afolabi

    August 20, 2007 at 2:38 pm

    nice egypt pics..I’ll like to get a copy of made mags

  11. Aijay

    August 20, 2007 at 3:06 pm

    Welcome back B!
    I see u had a great trip.Horseriding around the pyramids sounds nice.

    Lovely pics.

  12. Ejura

    August 20, 2007 at 3:13 pm

    Welcome back from Egypt Bella. Sounds like you had fun. I’ve always wondered how xtian egyptians feel when they read their bibles or when pastors make comments like “you shall never go back to Egypt in Jesus name!”

  13. BeautyinBaltimore

    August 20, 2007 at 3:25 pm

    I’m glad you had a good time in Egypt Bella. I’ve heard goog things about Egyptian men from a former classmate.

  14. Mari

    August 20, 2007 at 3:26 pm

    Lovely pictures of your trip to Egypt. I’m definitely marking that as one of my northern African destinations for 20??.

    African version of GQ. Nice. I love men’s magazines so I’ll be on the look out for this.

    Have a good one, Bella.

  15. Ms-timi

    August 20, 2007 at 4:44 pm

    Welcome back bella! Missed u! Glad u had loads of fun in Egypt will i was roasting at work. Oh well…im gonna call u sometime this week for the full jist!
    xxx

  16. Ammee

    August 20, 2007 at 6:04 pm

    They had the picture of the yellow dress and feathers in the Canadian Metro Newspaper and they refered to the designer as South Africa’s Deo Sagoe. I thought that maybe there was actually a south african designer with that name…

  17. Idemili

    August 20, 2007 at 6:17 pm

    Welcome back Bella!!!! I’m selfish, what did you bring for me?

  18. Nwanyi Ocha

    August 20, 2007 at 6:42 pm

    Top 20 and i don’t care what no one says!

    Welcome back and glad you had a nice time.

    Made mag is seriously making a beloved stand and those Deo dresses Damn!

  19. bhookey84

    August 20, 2007 at 6:50 pm

    my inlaws (lol) doing big things o….theyre def going places…..loving deola sagoes stuff……glad u had fun in egypt, nice view u had!

  20. Mona

    August 20, 2007 at 7:03 pm

    Wow! Cairo looks fab!

  21. Anonymous

    August 20, 2007 at 8:10 pm

    hey welcome back!!! guess u had fun in egypt. am so happy ur back at least i can now look forward to ur wonderful posts…and i hope they install ur internet this week too…later!!

  22. STREETBRAND

    August 20, 2007 at 8:56 pm

    Hey welcome back. Glad to hear the trip went well. Egypt sounds absolutely fab!

  23. Kpakpando

    August 20, 2007 at 9:16 pm

    I am jelosing you big time, I wanna go to egypt too. Glad you had a safe trip.

  24. Frannie

    August 20, 2007 at 11:38 pm

    Oh wow! Egypt…now that’s a place that I would love to visit. Those are some lovely photos…how exciting!!! 😀 Welcome back…

  25. catwalq

    August 21, 2007 at 3:28 am

    all i did was step away for a few minutes and I am in top thirty.
    bella why r u always updating when I am aaway from my desk?
    Deola Sagoe is the queen jare.
    Your pics are amazing

  26. pancake

    August 21, 2007 at 1:30 pm

    Welcome back Bella.
    I love the pics. You are having fun o.
    You better start blogging more often again! No excuses lawl

  27. Anonymous

    August 21, 2007 at 1:31 pm

    Bella you havent said anything about the nigerian police scandal. how far now?

  28. Dimples

    August 21, 2007 at 3:21 pm

    Oh Madam Bella…nice to have u back…lookng @ those photo’s I need to add Egypt to my destinations to sha….
    Love the twins like hell…very proud of them…Keep up the good work ya’ll…
    Saw them both @ a wedding over the weekend…and as usual…they were looking on point…Need to really get a copy of Made sha!!

    Nice to have u back bella!!

  29. desola

    August 21, 2007 at 3:36 pm

    Those guys look gay!

  30. Zahratique

    August 21, 2007 at 5:18 pm

    lol…@ Desola

    Hey Bellla! glad u enjoyed egypt.

    I lurrrrv stuff from deola sagoe! she’s great!

  31. Im A Babe

    August 21, 2007 at 7:25 pm

    d view from ur room is ‘heaven’.
    i need somethng like that right this minute.

    welcome back o!

  32. kokolet

    August 21, 2007 at 10:00 pm

    i have so missed this blog..it soo good to have u back..deola sagoe rocks!!!!

  33. Toni Payne

    August 22, 2007 at 12:35 am

    welcome back mama, oh gosh! Egypt, you are soooo lucky, what I wouldnt do to get away from it all for one week:( The view from you room was enchanting, I wouldnt have slept, I would have sat there and stared all night long.

  34. truth

    August 22, 2007 at 8:37 am

    At last, a slightly personal post.Deola Sagoe’s outfits are wearable so I like them.Take care of you.

  35. kaffy

    August 22, 2007 at 10:34 am

    Hey,

    Egypt sure looks fabulous to me, might try it.

    the Twins don’t look anywhere alike to me, must be wear being completely and utterly different as twins.

    Nice to see that someone has the same problems i do except that my apartment doesn’t have a fridge freezer and a cooker due to my misfortune of falling into the hands of a rogue estate agent in the overrated city of London. Not having internet is small when compared to not being able to eat or shop for groceries.

    fashionable thots, vivalastylishliving.blogspot.com

  36. Anonymous

    August 22, 2007 at 11:12 am

    Any time I visit this blog,all I see is pictures pictures and pictures.Is this a photo blog?

  37. echeme emole

    August 23, 2007 at 5:23 am

    why did u change the layout i loved the other one..lol

  38. Anonymous

    August 23, 2007 at 12:30 pm

    @OKUNOREN TWINS.
    the only comment i have is that GOD is INDEED wonderful.
    nuff said.

  39. yayi

    August 24, 2007 at 2:28 am

    Welcome back. I love the pics. let me second that Egyptian men are beautiful. I do nothing but stare during African Cup. I dont watch the soccer, I watch the players. lol

  40. Ondo Lady

    August 26, 2007 at 9:50 am

    Wow, Made magazine looks very cool.

  41. Anonymous

    August 28, 2007 at 2:38 pm

    update

  42. Molade

    August 29, 2007 at 11:01 pm

    AWWWWW. Im so jealous, I want to go. I am happy you had fun. Im still waiting for your email with your number so you can tell me all about your trip.

  43. undressed*polaroid

    August 30, 2007 at 9:39 am

    erm, where r u???

    update pls, dont join my lazy bandwagon..

    xx dezh’re

  44. Atutupoyoyo

    August 30, 2007 at 10:20 pm

    Egypt looks stunning…..

  45. Zahratique

    September 1, 2007 at 6:32 pm

    bella…Update….Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeease!

  46. Anonymous

    September 12, 2007 at 2:58 am

    Where are you. We are all missing you.

    beautyinbaltimore

  47. catwalq

    September 13, 2007 at 1:29 am

    Catwalq International Academie III is here!!!!!

  48. Kpakpando

    September 13, 2007 at 5:51 pm

    Bella who has kidnapped you? did some Egyptian charm you abi?

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