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The Faithful, the Loyal and the Fashionable: Tiffany Amber for Vlisco

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Fresh off their triumphant showing at the ThisDay Arise African Fashion Collective show at New York Fashion Week, Nigerian label Tiffany Amber is riding high. The buzz from that experience provided the inspiration they needed to deliver their first-ever ankara collection. The ‘Tiffany Amber Look’ has always been ethereal, flowy, feminine  and dare we say – privé so many wondered how Tiffany Amber would maintain their essence using  ‘the fabric of the people’. Well, we are glad to report that they took it within their stride and delivered a worthy collection that was distinctively Tiffany Amber. The staples were there; Shift dresses and trenches all cut to perfection. And then our fave – a deliciously appetizing jersey/ankara dress (added bravo, it was rocked by a fuller figured model – for model standards anyway). We love!
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Our BN Fave!

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Peep the scooped back!

Tiffany Amber designer, Folake Folarin-Coker

Tiffany Amber is by designer Folake Folarin-Coker

18 Comments

  1. Nma

    March 6, 2009 at 1:06 am

    all beautiful…love ’em!

  2. Bix Girl

    March 6, 2009 at 2:10 am

    WOW! best so far

  3. GeekGirl

    March 6, 2009 at 6:58 am

    nice!nice! i like the BN fav that was my fav too
    However, i feel like all naija designers have d same type design..there is no signature style to each of them
    did i say ankara rocks!!!

  4. nnenna

    March 6, 2009 at 10:27 am

    i like the BN fav, she’s known for long dresses so seeing more short pieces is cool, she rocks, but then, we knew that already!!!

  5. BUNMI

    March 6, 2009 at 2:49 pm

    go Folake, knew this outfit would g a long, long way being one of her first models……..attagirl

  6. Lamide

    March 6, 2009 at 3:08 pm

    Excellent, as usual!! I just wish she was more affordable for some of us that aren’t “gbogbo bigz girlzz”, lol!

  7. BOLA

    March 6, 2009 at 3:22 pm

    lol, gbogbo bisg girls, tru tru.
    i just look at this way, God will provide money so we wont have to think of the price tag.
    But, omo, i love the cream trench coat with the ankara lining and belt, beautiful!

  8. lami

    March 8, 2009 at 8:55 pm

    weldone great pieces but not a true work of a creative mind.
    are nigerian designers working for vlisco now ?
    vlisco is not even a nigerian print but made in holland.
    jewel by lisa is more known with this kind of work, why does tiffany amber copy alot, use your mind not what other people are doing.
    we heard all her beadings are from india hope this not true ooooo

  9. theo

    March 8, 2009 at 8:57 pm

    ameeeeeeeeeee o jesus.

  10. koom koom

    March 8, 2009 at 9:01 pm

    not true all of them don craze finish with different designs.

  11. dale

    March 10, 2009 at 12:09 pm

    nice pieces…. wish d designer would develop a nicer attitude…

    she has way tooo much diva drama for her pseudo-diva self…

    tiffany amber is awesome… folake folarin coker is not

  12. Kemi

    March 12, 2009 at 12:09 pm

    Lami there is nothing wrong with doing the beading in India if there are not enough skilled beaders in Nigeria.

    Most fabric is sourced from overseas (e.g silks,chiffons etc) and until we have developed our fashion industry to a world class level zips, beads, sequins, fabrics, machines etc will continue to come from abroad. Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton et al produce in China. Economies of scale, efficiency, infrastructure etc etc.

  13. shi

    March 12, 2009 at 5:36 pm

    I think I just found a style for my christmas “dress”….lol…….I have to call my mum now ASAP!.lol

  14. tomi

    March 12, 2009 at 7:19 pm

    Plenty of skilled beaders in nigeria, and beading has been part of several native cultures for decades….(go to calabar)

    Our garment industry is young and needs support. It will never get of its feet if everything is outsourced at this early stage.
    Also because a lot of our designers are trained in copying from magazines as opposed to fashion, they have very little skill to pass on to the people who work for them, so the skillbase isnt growing.

  15. mimi

    March 14, 2009 at 3:51 am

    cool collection but i have to agree with a comment up there, not terribly original. i like the getting away from stick thin models. there’s too much good food in africa, i beg!

  16. YNC

    March 24, 2009 at 2:54 pm

    Lovely, love the one with the suit…so cutie.

  17. Renee

    March 26, 2009 at 10:30 pm

    I love Tiffany Amber

  18. darealmccoy

    December 21, 2009 at 8:43 am

    I see why Tiffany Amber is rated as one of the best in 9ja…Go girl!

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