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Fashion For A Fantastic Cause: The 2nd Annual JamesLULLY Woman Charity Revolution

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You may think that the fashion house JamesLULLY is only all about showcasing their famous, luxury handbag collections but the brand offers so much more than that. Who brings runway fashion, lively music, motivational talk and inspiration to young teenage girls … in one night? If you guessed right, our answer is as good as yours – “JamesLULLY”.

Abuja stood still on Sunday 24th of July 2011 as JamesLULLY held its 2nd Annual JL Woman Charity Revolution at the Blue Velvet Luxury Marquee, Abuja.

Tinuola Adaeze Oluleye - JamesLULLY CEO/Designer

The JL Woman project was launched in 2010 by JamesLULLY. Their yearly Woman Charity Revolution is aimed at empowering teenage girls. They are currently working with the Hope For Survival Orphanage, Gishiri, Abuja and have enrolled about 16 girls ranging between the ages of 11 to 16, that they hope to take through the “JL Woman” program. JL Woman inspires and motivates them to be women they have dreamt of notwithstanding the environment or circumstance in which they have found themselves.

The 2nd Annual JamesLULLY Woman Charity Revolution was a fashion, music and lecture event, compered by BBsensation Chigurl and Kris with a K from the radio station 96.9 Cool FM Abuja. Showcasing latest collections were Abuja designers such as Uru CoutureLiwhanSu2rahJhara137 preciseHouse of Silk, Bublez PlaizDagashi Hair and many more.

Then came the outstanding motivational lectures of Erelu Ronke Bello and Mr Sheun Onamusi  two prominent and outstanding authors in Nigeria who literally inspired the audience to move to greater heights in life. The teens which this event was organized for presented the guests with a very inspiring and moving poem called “Who is a JL Woman?” and the night was made more fun with thoughtfully composed music by young talented Nigerian artists which thoroughly entertained the guests.

The dress code for the occasion was black and gold, so the inspiration for the decor of the marquee by LB Events matched the dress code. There was lots to eat and drink as  guests enjoyed lots of food from an independent caterer, small chops from Wonu and Drumstix, cocktails from iblend, a chocolate fountain from Sugar Rush, cupcakes from Cupcake Parlour and free goody bags courtesy JamesLULLY. The event was covered by AIT, 234next, Daily Trust, Fusion Lifestyle, Allure and other media houses.

All in all this event was a beautiful, fun filled and an inspiring one. We at BellaNaija.com can’t wait for JL Woman’s next charity show so that more lives of Nigerian teenage girls will be touched.

Event:

Blue Velvet Marquee, Abuja

The young teens performing "Who is a JL Woman?"

Hosts for the Evening - Kris with a K & ChiGurl

Teens & JL Woman Team

Red Carpet:

Runway:

Models Backstage

Guests:

Models’ Make-up:

Credits:
Make up for Models & Entire JLwoman Crew: Divas, St Ola & Poshe Makeup Studios
Photography: Neprez Photos (www.steezz.com)
Lights and Sound: I Am Events
Contact information: For more information on JamesLULLY and JL Woman log on to www.jameslully.com.ng | Call +2348065666615
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20 Comments

  1. Sparkle

    August 17, 2011 at 10:11 am

    First….omg……cool event. I think the male models are hot….can i have the number of the shirtless guy…*wink*…..but then am curious….is this a plus sized event….just asking

    • Hot-Angel (Hottu Babe)

      August 17, 2011 at 11:26 am

      What is making you ask if this is a plus sized event? Smh.. People sef!!!
      Anyway, Big ups to JL… This is a good cause.

    • SASHA

      August 17, 2011 at 1:55 pm

      DID THEY SAY IT WAS A PLUS SIZE EVENT IN THE DESCRIPTION?? WHAT A RIDICULOUS QUESTION..LEARN TO THINK BEFORE U UTTER RUBBISH..

    • Zara

      August 17, 2011 at 8:05 pm

      Why are you people getting angry over her question? Na wa oh!

  2. AlittleHumor

    August 17, 2011 at 11:03 am

    ha! wats with all the shine shine????

  3. sprinkle

    August 17, 2011 at 11:04 am

    simplicity, no one was completely over the top, i like the idea, i hope those girls shine hence forth and are inspired to achieve more that they think they are limited to achieve

  4. cynthia

    August 17, 2011 at 11:51 am

    toooooo muchhhhh going on….tooo crazy for me…atleast it is for a good cause.

  5. love-me-jeje

    August 17, 2011 at 2:05 pm

    Kate Henshaw-Nuptal never disappoint.
    a good cause indeed. thumbs up!

  6. http://diaryofsnw.blogspot.com/

    August 17, 2011 at 2:31 pm

    okay. nothing special

  7. Tiki

    August 17, 2011 at 2:35 pm

    I love. guests look really nice (except for some odd-looking people wearing flip-flops…no ve, i think u gatecrashed!) and i saw some really interesting clothes there!
    And hey, am I first?

  8. 9jamom

    August 17, 2011 at 4:46 pm

    Great cause – would have liked to know more details about it… googling now.

    http://www.9jamom.com

  9. fashionconscious

    August 17, 2011 at 6:19 pm

    i love JamesLULLY’s outfit, very classy and maybe two or three others……not too keen on the designs….

  10. yeye

    August 17, 2011 at 6:33 pm

    Some of d clothes I love, especially the lace dresses and som I don’t like at all. I love the long black dress with the white things infront, beautiful.

  11. ErinJay

    August 17, 2011 at 11:02 pm

    FYI, the lace dresses, and the dress worn by Tinu (James Lully) were made by LIWHAN. Absolutely fabulous, aren’t they?

  12. THE AMAKA

    August 18, 2011 at 3:37 am

    sexy event, Abuja people, I’m feelin ya!

  13. Lola X

    August 18, 2011 at 11:57 am

    Such a fantastic event and such a great cause!!!! Love it!

    Lola x, London
    http://lola-x.blogspot.com

  14. chioma

    August 18, 2011 at 11:57 am

    Abuja connections, na una tight pass.

  15. Bisi

    August 21, 2011 at 10:25 am

    DAMN!!!!!!!!!! the model in yellow/gold trouser is HOT…

  16. jolaade, event manager

    August 21, 2011 at 7:18 pm

    jameslully, keep it up. God will continue to bless y. that was great.

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