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Spring/Summer 2010 Collection by Nike Akinola London



Nike Akinola London has come out with a Summer/Spring 2010 Collection inspired by ‘The Long Weekend’. ‘This collection captures the very essence of what it means to be an independent woman going into a new decade’, says creative director, Nike Akinola. The collection illustrates seasonal changes by incorporating a unique choice of bold colours, neutral tones and playful patterns using traditional African prints, consequently resulting to the richness and contemporary look of the designs.

This 10-piece capsule collection forges an identity as a fearless advocate for women who love to look effortlessly glam with its detailed attention to accentuating the feminine silhouette. Each piece speaks class in its own way, from the stylish well-tailored ladylike jackets to the jaunty T-shirts series entitled ‘blossom’ which give the feel of a sexy laid-back look.

“I wanted to design something exciting that already fits into an existing wardrobe, the rest is down to the individual to mix and match as she sees fit. I give you the pieces to update your personal style” says Nike Akinola. This she does as each piece is distinctive and leaves the wearer to translate them as they choose by providing them with pieces that can easily transition from day to evening, an admirable effort in ensuring getting dressed is a little less daunting.











All pieces from her current collection can be purchased online from February via her own online store at or via

Currently working in the IT industry as a Junior Software Programmer.Im in my early 20's and a huge fan of Sex and the City and the character Carrie Bradshaw who happens to be my Style Icon.You can simply say I am the thin line between IT and Fashion.


  1. jojo

    February 12, 2010 at 9:27 pm

    I love the clothes.Where can i get the Tee’s?

  2. Lola

    February 12, 2010 at 9:48 pm

    I’m loving this collection.

  3. anon

    February 12, 2010 at 11:06 pm

    Why don’t folks read? Mannn, this is SOOO one of my pet peeves. BN and her team take the time out to provide y’all with this info…don’t just look at the pretty pictures; READ. The answer to your question is stated clearly at the bottom. I’m sorry – not trying to be stank about it but…

    @ BN – maybe you should make certain pertinent sections of the article bold o.

  4. anon

    February 12, 2010 at 11:13 pm

    (That was directed @ Jojo. Sorry I didn’t click “reply to comment”

  5. mayowalulu

    February 13, 2010 at 3:10 am

    WOowwwww i LIKEE!!!

  6. boogsy

    February 13, 2010 at 4:22 am

    love the tees..everything else BLAH

  7. Terence Sambo

    February 13, 2010 at 5:31 am

    i love d second look, d jacket with flower print Tank top. Glad ppl are starting to realise d wonders of d Batik/ankara fabric….there’s so much that can be done with it.

  8. sweetie

    February 13, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    i lurvvv the turquoise jumpsuit and the white dress after it, yummy!

  9. Ndy

    February 13, 2010 at 3:21 pm

    Love love this. This is amazing, really refreshing and unique pieces, like she said these would definitely update one’s wardrobe. Love the Tees, so simple but a statement piece on its own. Good work.

  10. xoliquoricexo

    February 13, 2010 at 5:47 pm

    yup, the tees are awesomeee! they’re embellished with swarovski crystals too! LOVE.


  11. beezy

    February 13, 2010 at 7:36 pm

    Boogsy… looks like your favourite word is “BLAH”…. lmao

  12. Bola #1

    February 14, 2010 at 7:48 am

    we have a lot of great designers, i think some should start mass producing to make these beautiful creations accessible to the Nigerian market. Before foregin stores like Mango…completely dominate the industry…

  13. duchess419

    February 15, 2010 at 10:48 am

    Beautiful collection hey, am so proud of africa and the bold colours is definately who we are , bold and ready to take on the rest of the world, but how about this fabulous ankara incorporation, na wa. I love love love it.. Love the white, more so, I am a bit pale so most bold colours brighten me even more so prefer to stick to classics like white ..though id definately love to wear the yellows, but for me, that would be a warning 2 miles before arrival, LOL. but love her to bits, designs are off da hook…


    February 17, 2010 at 7:29 am

    Yes, these collections are good but what with the white as models used in these photos? Don’t we have beautiful black models in Nigeria and Africa to use? I think we need to start fully appreciating what is our’s. That is the only way we could truly develop. We should do away with the belief that whites are beautiful than blacks, please. Beautiful collections though.

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