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‘HeartBreak Getaway’ – A Fashion Story Depicting A Wounded Heart & Its Need to Escape

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Fashion is a medium of expression. This suggests that there is always a story being told. Sometimes we are given the freedom to find the story within the narrative and sometimes we are told the story so that we can identify with it. ‘HeartBreak Getaway’ employs fashion to tell a story we all are familiar with.

“Shot in classic Black and White pictures, we portray a story of a heartbroken woman who opts for a quick getaway in a hotel. The model oozes sensuousness and beauty,wearing luxe pieces by Moofa. The Moofa label is known for its dramatic, gorgeously constructed pieces ,combining African and European elements. Heartbreak serves as an inspiration for this shoot as it is synonymous with human beings

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Credits:

Art Direction: Obi Somto
Photography: Obi Somto and Tobbie Maguire
Photography Assistant: Ayo
Stylist: Onyinye FaFi Obi
Hair and Make-up: Jide Adedeji
Model: Eniola Falase

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53 Comments

  1. sheisnice

    August 8, 2011 at 11:52 am

    lovely pieces…. want ALLL

  2. bimby

    August 8, 2011 at 11:57 am

    like. am i really the first??

    • fokasibe

      August 8, 2011 at 2:55 pm

      No, you are soo not!!

  3. Nanatunde

    August 8, 2011 at 12:03 pm

    There is something deep, surreal about this collection. Its one that speaks to you, it almost makes you embrace heartbreak especially if you can look as fab as the chick in this, compensating for loneliness… i love it and the third dress with the different fabrics is belle to say the least, accentuating her frame and colors…..

    • Mytwopennies

      August 8, 2011 at 3:48 pm

      errr ok, if you say so..

  4. booboo

    August 8, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    i love the pieces. the styling is fabulous.
    very cool fashion story.

  5. ADNYL (CHICAGO)

    August 8, 2011 at 12:15 pm

    THE LACEY ONE I REALLY LIKE DIFFERENT YOU KNOW…YEAH I KNOW WHAT ITS LIKE TO LOOSE OUT

  6. Pearl

    August 8, 2011 at 12:20 pm

    lovely collection.

    wish i could see the colourful versions of some dresses

    • Miss J

      August 8, 2011 at 3:12 pm

      Thats exactly what i was thinking!

  7. funky mf

    August 8, 2011 at 12:28 pm

    am impressed!ITS BETTER THAN DAT VALENTINE THEMED ONE DAT D LADY KILLED HER LOVER OR SO!VERY COOL!

  8. Jay

    August 8, 2011 at 12:37 pm

    I Love…..Tres hot!!!
    This depict a brilliant narrative!
    ENI YOU LOOK HOT!!!! <3

  9. Tiki

    August 8, 2011 at 12:39 pm

    Fab pieces to be heartbroken in!

  10. eznira

    August 8, 2011 at 1:07 pm

    Awww onyinye this is lovely with just the right amount of edge! ♥ it!

  11. StephanieIj

    August 8, 2011 at 1:26 pm

    The model did really great…her face evinces sorrow + strength.. I even pitied her in some of the shots..:(..she now moved on in the end..nice nice.

    The story is more interesting than the pieces though.

  12. kay

    August 8, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    the pieces are beautiful..even made moore so by the fact that the phhootographer and hair stylist did a wonderful job! Using the black and white and the theme were iinspired ideas! Kudos designer!

  13. Me2me

    August 8, 2011 at 1:47 pm

    I enjoyed every bit except one. Really good concept

  14. CECILI

    August 8, 2011 at 1:50 pm

    Onyinye thumbs ‎​up 2 u on the styling….totally love the pieces…esp the third one…they rock

  15. notaplayahater

    August 8, 2011 at 2:52 pm

    lovely pieces. heaert them all!! ok, now present them in color for full appreciation

  16. fokasibe

    August 8, 2011 at 2:55 pm

    The last piece, I <3<3<3….I want!!!

  17. dyn

    August 8, 2011 at 2:59 pm

    Love the pieces, esp the jacket. Love, love, love!

  18. angel eyes

    August 8, 2011 at 3:01 pm

    love , love, love

  19. kik

    August 8, 2011 at 3:09 pm

    lovely………………………really nice pieces and storyline. Good job guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  20. imah

    August 8, 2011 at 3:16 pm

    Wow!!! really nice collections, great styling.
    I must say everything is well put together. Will love to see them in colours!!!!!

  21. Shardeyy

    August 8, 2011 at 3:20 pm

    I love!!! Awesome photography!!! Lovely model! Hot pieces..too fab!

  22. mii

    August 8, 2011 at 3:30 pm

    LOVE IT!

  23. http://dakkylove.blogspot.com/

    August 8, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    beautiful…beautiful..beautiful

  24. s.d

    August 8, 2011 at 3:45 pm

    extremely beautiful….talent oozing out of every piece..i like.

  25. keisha*

    August 8, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    lovely!

  26. nkeiruka

    August 8, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    Smashing!

  27. ABBZ

    August 8, 2011 at 5:36 pm

    ENI bom bom lewking good mama!

  28. tblaiz

    August 8, 2011 at 5:37 pm

    Finally pictures dat tell a story…i love this..this is true photography

  29. zeenie

    August 8, 2011 at 5:50 pm

    beautiful!!! i keep falling in love with Obi Somto’s pictures everyday… i love them All and the message is well passed across

  30. Kemchi

    August 8, 2011 at 6:13 pm

    Loves it, loves it! Job well done. Model, photography & styling all on point.
    Explanation not needed, the pictures definitely tell d story.

  31. fyi

    August 8, 2011 at 6:25 pm

    It seems like the “it” profession in Nigeria is now fashion designer or stylist, with a line and a fashion, this is getting to be ridiculous as everyone can’t be a fashion designer, the dresses are nothing new and some of the concept or fashion shoot, styling and stories just seems tacky!!! enough is enough
    -my two cents

    • Fan

      August 8, 2011 at 9:15 pm

      thank you

    • imah

      August 9, 2011 at 11:14 pm

      U seems very upset…. i wonder why?

    • Idak

      November 27, 2012 at 2:30 pm

      Gbam!!

  32. Libran Eye

    August 8, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    VERY DIFFERENT & NICE…… Would love to see the coloured photos though.

  33. #1 asa fan

    August 8, 2011 at 10:21 pm

    Wooosh! Hawt tamale! QCOG rock!

  34. eloho

    August 8, 2011 at 10:38 pm

    WOW! Story was well told! Model? fantastic work! two thumbs up!

  35. paprika

    August 9, 2011 at 12:04 am

    does the designer have a FB page or a website, those clothes are fantastic!! please can someone answer me please.

    • Onyinye Fafi Obi

      August 9, 2011 at 12:33 pm

      hello paprika..
      No facebook page for now. her Store is at Block 42 kosofe street,dolphin estate
      thank you.
      🙂

  36. Oyin

    August 9, 2011 at 2:48 am

    Can I be biased? Well I’m gonna be, my sister did awesome. xoxo

  37. yeye

    August 9, 2011 at 3:34 am

    Lovely collection. #random I tink dey used johnson hotel on herbert macaulay road.

    • Idak

      November 27, 2012 at 2:29 pm

      you sound like a regular…. 🙂

  38. Pepper

    August 9, 2011 at 7:50 am

    Love, love, in love…..

  39. Wale Gafar

    August 9, 2011 at 9:23 am

    HAWT !!!!!!!!!!!

  40. Victor Imoukhuede

    August 9, 2011 at 9:56 am

    The model Eniola did an outstanding job to depict the theme of the collection. I am well impressed.

  41. KayKAY

    August 9, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    Well told!!!! Excellently portrayed!!!Delectably Delicious.

  42. luvbogg

    August 9, 2011 at 4:27 pm

    1st post wit all positive comments! im impressed……

  43. imah

    August 9, 2011 at 11:10 pm

    @fyi…why are u so upset? will like to kw what u do for a living

  44. Bibi

    November 27, 2012 at 1:53 pm

    Had to check for all post concerning moofa and I must say am very impressed.

    http://www.thebattleoftheweight.blogspot.com/

  45. Lioness

    January 19, 2013 at 9:53 am

    I had to check on the outfits again, your comments got me confused! However, the model did a fantastic job, I’ve seen better from Moofa! Maybe in colour?

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