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Virgos Lounge Unveils “Peacock” Collection for Spring 2011



Virgos Lounge can definitely be counted amongst the fast emerging African brands. Three fashion savvy ladies were able to transform a simple business idea into a brand that offers vintage garments crafted to the sensibilities of the contemporary woman – It’s classic elegance demonstrated through a modern silhouette.

We’ve seen the brand consistently deliver, gradually paving their way and marking their name in the international fashion scene. As you know, our job at BN Style is to keep our readers in the loop of all Fabulous Fashion, and a new collection by the inspiring trio, is something we ought not to ignore.

“The Peacock collection is the new Spring collection designed by the Virgos Lounge Team. This collection consists of striking statement pieces in green, purple, blue, red and black embellished in gold, reminiscent of the iridescent and shimmery shades of a peacock which was the inspiration behind the design of this collection“- Virgos Lounge

It is a collection of short cocktail dresses and we see a few floor length dresses. In true Virgos Lounge fashion, it is clean sophisticated silhouettes combined with playful cuts and modern interpretations of vintage glam. We see sheer panels, lace, lots of pleat details, plunging necklines, it is all so beautiful to look at!

I love the  intricate beading  that adorn some the pieces. It’s an immaculately tailored collection.  My favorite piece in this collection is the black sheer floor length dress. I admire the architectural structure and it is  strikingly simple, a brand that manages to master that art, has won  me over!

View the “Peacock” Collection Exclusively on

Shop Virgos Lounge

Photography: Sophie Pycroft –
Model: Omowunmi Gbadamosi
Hair and Make Up: Leanne Wright
Styling: Oye Wemi-Akinsola-|


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  1. xadex

    March 4, 2011 at 9:17 am

    LOVE IT! Although the styles aren’t necessarily the kinds of things I’d wear I definitely appreciate the beauty of the clothing. 🙂

    • Africhic

      March 4, 2011 at 11:10 am

      How does that convert into naira and kobo for the designer?

    • D.O.T.M.H

      March 4, 2011 at 12:02 pm


    • LaSola

      March 4, 2011 at 12:12 pm

      so she should force herself to like it and buy it?geez!!!!the comments some of you make on this site 🙁

    • xadex

      March 4, 2011 at 5:54 pm

      So what’s your point now? Do you feel like you’ve cracked a joke? I commented on the designs saying I like it, does that mean I have to buy it? Is it everything you like you buy. What is your contribution? Some people on this blog sha

    • julit

      March 4, 2011 at 6:04 pm


    • Oby

      March 4, 2011 at 8:48 pm

      LOOOOL Good one

  2. Lady Jaye

    March 4, 2011 at 9:20 am

    First!! Lol.

    Some of the pieces are lovely!

    • honey

      March 4, 2011 at 9:59 am

      not quite!!!! helping The AMAKA…lol!

    • Purpliecious Babe

      March 5, 2011 at 6:16 pm

      lool……@ not quite…


      March 4, 2011 at 2:36 pm

      NOPE! try again…

    • Lady Jaye

      March 4, 2011 at 6:59 pm

      Lol. I’ll just try harder next time. If at first you don’t succeed…..

  3. Lenny

    March 4, 2011 at 9:22 am

    na me first to comment abi?

    • Ready

      March 4, 2011 at 9:49 am

      Lol…I like your style…asking in pidgin…nah boo. More like third.

  4. Lenny

    March 4, 2011 at 9:27 am

    I ain’t feeling these dresses nah! nah!

  5. :)

    March 4, 2011 at 9:30 am

    Beautiful,classy,timeless feel to the shoot,very parisienne…Lovely model,not stiff.Love the black dress

  6. Oma

    March 4, 2011 at 9:37 am

    Wow. stuff i can wear. lovely.
    Model is good,make up on point,

  7. dee

    March 4, 2011 at 9:39 am


  8. Ready

    March 4, 2011 at 9:47 am

    OMG….Fashion-gasm. I love, want, need every single one of these pieces.

  9. RITA

    March 4, 2011 at 10:01 am

    AMAZING! Where have they been?!?!

  10. Tiki

    March 4, 2011 at 10:02 am

    First pic-bad Photoshop, they cut off the model’s feet!
    Lovely clothes, would wear ’em all…the model knows her stuff, make-up and accessories on point!

    • mbabazi

      March 4, 2011 at 2:05 pm

      actually her feet weren’t cut off ,they sunk in the mattress.look well she is on a bed. she a good model

  11. 'Kayode

    March 4, 2011 at 10:13 am

    great style. the photography is also a breath of fresh air!

  12. Blessing

    March 4, 2011 at 10:18 am

    I agree Kayode! The photography is beautiful and the clothes one of the best I have seen on here!

  13. Jojo

    March 4, 2011 at 10:19 am

    Love every item. Awesome fashion!

  14. bobbydox

    March 4, 2011 at 10:28 am

    *shouting YES* wow this is it Fresh, Fabulous and Fantastic you could vividly see that the models were showing us the collections and i must say the photographer did justice abeg all d remaining designers who are now bringing their AUTUMN, SPRING/SUMMER, FALL/WINTER or other forms of collection pls o learn 1 or two things from this o or else i would lash you very well bye

  15. shayogirl

    March 4, 2011 at 10:28 am

    Blown away… Very unique pieces and a cohesive collection… Well thought out…

  16. ab_olu

    March 4, 2011 at 10:41 am


  17. fashionista

    March 4, 2011 at 10:46 am

    this is the most beautiful collection ever!!!! naija is stepping the game. ok say u heard it here first from me am about to launch my own line and am not a designer o am just gonna give u the styles in very affordable price call me original photocopy. have u ever been disappointed by tailors? witholding the name havent decided yet sha . my inspiration is from the ABS company in america they watch all award show n celeb fashion n give the same style to the public in a lesser price fashion doesnt have to break bank… we all love gud clothing but i wont kill for it simple! if i buy hermes birkin bag after i’ll soak ijebu garri…lol blessed day y’al bellanaija fashionistas

  18. mii

    March 4, 2011 at 10:52 am

    very sensual love love!!!!

  19. fashionista

    March 4, 2011 at 10:54 am

    @tiki that first pic is not photoshopped use ur eyes well she z standing on a suede bed or sofa this location is obviously an interior decor show room! beautiful beautiful n the model is superb! wow!
    @fashionista, no prob there’s room for everyone. everybody wants to be either act,sing, or design n not all go to school for it some just have the raw talent. and ur idea is wonderful we need a ‘real’ price abeg some of this cloths ‘sura the road side tailor’ can make sef. the big brands like bcbg, max azria, j.lo n co even have affordable brands in big dept stores. so urs will be welcomed too.
    @bella naija, pleas eo is there any price for ‘first’ to comment? its really annoying! yes first to comment so? we shud use ogbono as skipping ropes?….smh

    • Roli

      March 5, 2011 at 5:58 am

      “…ogbono as skipping ropes”….babes, ure creative o

  20. pam

    March 4, 2011 at 11:03 am

    NICE!!!!! thumbs up

  21. chat

    March 4, 2011 at 11:45 am

    i dont think ‘first to comment’ sud anoy anyone its just a joke, to me its like we ar in a house starting wit a joke b4 any serious business. it always makes me laugh especially if d person is not first.Anyway ppl ar not d same am sorry if my reply does nt make sense…tanx

  22. PK~ ireland

    March 4, 2011 at 11:46 am


  23. Baby

    March 4, 2011 at 11:59 am

    Doesn’t make sense

    • loneky

      March 8, 2011 at 10:13 am

      lie. makes sense

  24. lol

    March 4, 2011 at 12:03 pm

    well done…..

  25. Oladips

    March 4, 2011 at 12:04 pm

    Another winner, Love pics and direction

  26. LaSola

    March 4, 2011 at 12:14 pm

    love that third! model is working it too

  27. blooch

    March 4, 2011 at 12:19 pm

    This is really nice. One of the best.

  28. eleven

    March 4, 2011 at 12:22 pm

  29. Bebe

    March 4, 2011 at 1:39 pm

    Wow to the Zers!!! This collection is GEORGEOUS!! The dresses are so glam!! photography is on POINT, Fab location, beautiful jewellery, professional model…. Other designers and those in the fashion industry…..take a leaf out of Virgos Lounge’ notebook…”ALWAYS AIM TO PROVIDE TOP QUALITY”.
    By the way,do they deliver to Naij?? We defo need them here oh!! I want every single piece they have!!

  30. nkiru

    March 4, 2011 at 1:51 pm

    attention was really paid to details in these clothes. all are very lovely and are wearable.

  31. nkiru

    March 4, 2011 at 2:09 pm

    forgot to add, loved the 4th piece best.

  32. Sissy

    March 4, 2011 at 2:35 pm

    this has to be my favourite photoshoot to date. the clothes are on point, model on point, everything.

  33. keke

    March 4, 2011 at 4:18 pm

    whoosh!!!!!!!!!!!hot!!!!!smoky hot….

  34. dora

    March 4, 2011 at 4:48 pm

    NOW this is what I am talking about.

  35. kreamy

    March 4, 2011 at 4:56 pm

    Wow!!! Thumbs up gal. These collections r jst lovely.hmmmmmmmm

  36. chika Oduah

    March 4, 2011 at 4:59 pm

    that ivory lace blouse and ruby red skirt is a killer. everything else is ok. looks like what you can get at any local store here in atlanta. beautiful photography and GREAT MODEL

    • vee

      March 4, 2011 at 6:11 pm

      please point me in the direction of the so called stores in ATL because me i have not seen them oh. really loving the pix

  37. Lilian

    March 4, 2011 at 5:41 pm


  38. kemi

    March 4, 2011 at 6:08 pm

    somebody will now bring out one nonsense tacky collection after this pls dont even bother. I love the collection everything from the model to the makeup is top notch

  39. Question

    March 4, 2011 at 6:18 pm

    Question: How do they source for their clothes? Are they original designs or do they source their clothes from a thrid person and sell it on their store… JUST wondering.

    • dee

      March 5, 2011 at 9:56 am

      answer: if you read the article it says they design the clothes “The Peacock collection is the new Spring collection designed by the Virgos Lounge Team”

  40. istidele

    March 4, 2011 at 7:28 pm

    so hedonistic

  41. mary007

    March 4, 2011 at 7:32 pm


  42. marvel

    March 4, 2011 at 8:48 pm


  43. A.T.

    March 4, 2011 at 9:38 pm


  44. Rapunzel

    March 4, 2011 at 10:11 pm

    Love the photos, the model nailed the poses… fab!

  45. fashionconscious

    March 4, 2011 at 10:22 pm

    Fantastic, i love the second dress best, but would love to have it a little longer *wink*

  46. sisiekomi

    March 4, 2011 at 10:41 pm

    I so love this collection ,my favorite look is the ivory lace blouse and ruby red skirt,it’s vintage inspired which is so my stlye.I would love to see some of our celebs in some of these pieces.What do you think?Who would look fabulous in any of the pieces showcased here?

  47. diva

    March 4, 2011 at 11:03 pm

    not bad

  48. Chicnicity

    March 4, 2011 at 11:33 pm

    three words,innovative,constuctive n chic

  49. Molly

    March 5, 2011 at 2:30 am

    Finishing… fitting… TOP NOTCH…keep up the good work!

  50. Angela

    March 5, 2011 at 3:08 am

    Virgos Lounge, always on point.

  51. NNENNE

    March 5, 2011 at 4:37 am

    Beautiful model, nice creations.Exquisite!!!!

  52. bambby

    March 5, 2011 at 8:58 am

    are this collection out for sale n how/where can i purchase it?

  53. dee

    March 5, 2011 at 9:59 am

    I love everything about this great attention to detail, looks straight out of vogue. The model is a goddess

  54. na me o

    March 5, 2011 at 10:48 am

    It is funny to read the comment that said the model is “not stiff”. Like that proverb where the okro seller says “my okro is not yesterday’s okro” even without being asked. I like the photography, clothes…. the model try sha but there is room for improvement, especially seeing the 5th and last pics. Thumbs up in general.

  55. Annie

    March 5, 2011 at 11:31 am

    On point!!!!!

  56. Dami

    March 5, 2011 at 1:44 pm

    Beautiful collection..well done Virgos girls!
    n Omowunmi did such a great job modelling the clothes too

  57. alvinsparks

    March 5, 2011 at 4:32 pm

    classy vintage designs with every essence of ‘urban-ness’….haute!

  58. Sharon

    March 5, 2011 at 6:59 pm

    Virgos Lounge DOES NOT DESIGN anything. They just collect clothes from wherever and sell it. The clothes are nice, but Im not too sure about the brand and image.

    • Farrah. M

      March 5, 2011 at 10:19 pm

      Hello Sharon, I am privy to how Virgos Lounge function as I have stocked their items in my store in London. If you go to their website you will see that it is split into two different sections. One section is called “Shop New” which shows you pieces SOLELY designed by them and are NEWLY tailored, while “Shop Vintage” shows real Vintage pieces that are made by other designers. I’ll have you know that I have also seen their portfolio and several sketches of their designs(past and present)…I can attest to the fact that they make their own designs. Please lets not make false claims and be appreciative of their work and creativity 😉

  59. biola

    March 5, 2011 at 7:33 pm

    fabulous! love the model.

  60. NNEKA

    March 5, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    I love the clothes!

  61. noname

    March 5, 2011 at 10:24 pm


  62. Os.

    March 6, 2011 at 12:44 am

    beautiful – love it all. garments. model. make up. shoot/set style. gimmie

  63. tezy

    March 6, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    luv most of the pieces.. when are they gonna put it up on their website i want some of the pieces. i keep checking their website but it is not up yet..

  64. Bee

    March 7, 2011 at 5:11 pm

    love, love, love the clothes, the styling, the pictures, the model….brilliant job!

  65. Tiki

    March 7, 2011 at 5:42 pm

    I still think the picture is photoshop’ed…the angle is wrong for a normal picture, plus there is no telling depression on the bed as would be the case when u stand on a soft surface like a sofa or a bed…anyway i’m no professional, I may be wrong.
    @sisekomi, I think Omowunmi would kill the green mini dress with a drapey back! I’d love to see Genevieve Nnaji in the lace top and red skirt coz her legs would do the outfit justice, and rita dominic would be a versatile feast for the eyes in the pink number (second to last)!

  66. Adun

    March 7, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    Beautiful collection. I’m in FashionHeaven. This looks like it could easily have been from Vogue or Elle or even Harpers….love the decor, the vintage yellow wall colour, the chandelier, and the final picture with the model in a sumptuous the-best-shade-of-pink-for-dark-skin gown, takes me to France. Ladies, the time to be feminine is now. This is not just vintage. This is Virgos Lounge Vintage…………

  67. YeahIsaidIt

    March 7, 2011 at 9:59 pm

    Every body and their grandmama is a designer in naija now – Na wa oh – Designer ko,designer ni.

  68. ZARA

    March 8, 2011 at 9:56 am

    sexy! sexy! sexy!

  69. highontheessenceoflife

    March 8, 2011 at 6:18 pm

    just some quick IT advice for you Bella…your hyperlinks to other sites should be created as a pop-up to a new window so visitors dont leave your site when they click to visit another. Gwan girl with your bad self. Love visiting your site 🙂

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