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Folake Majin unveils “The Royal Collection”

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On Sunday 20th November 2011, Folake Majin unveiled her latest collection “The Royal Collection” at the Civic Centre.

Here’s what Folake Majin said about her collection “In putting this collection together I wanted to create clothes that were graceful, dignified and grand. A collection of beautiful clothes as beauty never goes out of style thereby creating classics. Also bearing in mind that high standards are often required from royalty I set out to design and present the Royal Collection by Folake Majin”

View the Collection

Contact: To buy any piece from the Royal Collection by Folake Majin
Visit Suite 6, Pees Galleria Mall, 2A Osborne Road, Ikoyi, Lagos
Check out Schon Afrique’s Facebook Page

Photo Credits: Kelechi Amadi-Obi
Hair & Make-Up:
Bayo Haastrup and Team
Styling:
Ifeyinwa Onyido
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37 Comments

  1. Aulo

    December 9, 2011 at 7:02 pm

    Nice work.

  2. Y

    December 9, 2011 at 7:05 pm

    The death of ANKARA! Sorry but not my cup of tea! Ankara has been so overstyled that if you are going to do anything with it you’d have to really reinvent the wheel to wow someone. Having said that, these style are actually a bit raz with the exception of a few pieces…

  3. kenora

    December 9, 2011 at 7:26 pm

    9ice collection..

  4. Lara

    December 9, 2011 at 7:46 pm

    The shoes are nice, the designs are bleh, nothing extra-ordinary.

  5. hotdame

    December 9, 2011 at 8:05 pm

    Most if dis pieces makes sense sha. I luv

  6. mee2

    December 9, 2011 at 11:32 pm

    only d purple outfit got my attention….. for a while. nothing really spectacular.

  7. dorothy

    December 9, 2011 at 11:38 pm

    which kin royal…..ders definitely nothin royal about this collection, any qualified tailor can do this.

  8. Rhaalu

    December 10, 2011 at 12:27 am

    Nice.i’m not impressed though. Some designs were copied and not original. just there

  9. obi-talk

    December 10, 2011 at 1:10 am

    very wearable, very nice

  10. Joy

    December 10, 2011 at 1:34 am

    Good job, Folake. I like the shoes a lot, some of the collections are nice. My fav is the exact one that she’s wearing.

  11. ben

    December 10, 2011 at 1:52 am

    ewww…just a bit of it makes sense

  12. Truth be told

    December 10, 2011 at 3:27 am

    Now, these pieces make sense jare
    Nice one

  13. Esmeralda

    December 10, 2011 at 4:28 am

    And you call this a Royal Connection? Mscheeeew!

  14. Demmy

    December 10, 2011 at 6:09 am

    It’s a beautiful and sophisticated collection but I don’t like the use of tulle but it is still pretty.

  15. Lil fiz

    December 10, 2011 at 9:27 am

    Go, Girl. That’s a good job.

  16. ethel

    December 10, 2011 at 10:57 am

    am speechless,dis is creativity at its best

  17. DrLy

    December 10, 2011 at 12:10 pm

    there is absolutely nothing royal about this collection…#personalview

  18. Blossom

    December 10, 2011 at 12:19 pm

    Some hits, pleeeeeeeenty of misses!

  19. D Oj

    December 10, 2011 at 1:05 pm

    Tasteful, elegant, inspired!

    @Rhalu: Please tell us where the designs were copied from??

  20. buki

    December 10, 2011 at 4:36 pm

    dandan ni ki gbogbo wan su enu po ni? abeg

  21. Y

    December 10, 2011 at 11:38 pm

    Wonder why BN still has my original comment pending…

  22. Lar

    December 11, 2011 at 3:55 am

    Bella** @Esmeralda, I totally agree in the nicest possible way. I had expected…..going by the hyped byline “The Royal Collection, and the “Designers” own words on her collection “graceful, dignified and grand” but got something totally antithetical :-).

    This defect is not cured by the fab shoes and fantastic star power of Kelechi Amadi Obi. I’d admit, I might/would wear a few pieces from this collection, but we should simply always say things as they are, or these things should come with a caveat…what you see is what you get:-).

    Now I await the backlash. Keep in mind though, its a perfectly free world, where freedom of expression/speech is a protected right:-). Happy Holidays guys.

  23. anu adewunmi aloba

    December 11, 2011 at 4:26 am

    The pieces are well tailored,but i wont call it a Royal Collection,cos in my humble opinion its lacks the accessories that could have added the touch of royality,no beads,no gems,no swarowski,no lace ,no sequim…royality should leave you breathless,but i dnt get that feeling here..

  24. PJ

    December 11, 2011 at 8:46 am

    These are tailored pieces as Anu rightly said, they are not original. Nigerian designers should spend more time researching their pieces and they should start using their imaginations and creative instincts. These pieces are safe, copied designs. Just my thought

  25. anne

    December 12, 2011 at 4:29 am

    Gotta say, I really love the collection. You say this looks like a normal collection, but I beg to differ. I can see Ms. Majin’s sophisticated use of colour and choice of fabric. A few more collections playing with colour like this, and oh man we will have another Duro Olowu. Trust me, I know – when people were critiquing Tsemaye Binitie’s collection, before his name became really popular within the past year (e.g. when he was one of the 5 designers chosen to represent Naija in NY Fashion Week), I was one of those who saw that the guy’s designs were awesome and wasn’t shy to say it. Ms. Majin, well done!

  26. tolumy

    December 12, 2011 at 7:27 am

    Yea..d designs r nice buh dey r not extraordinary..I wasn’t like wow..dey r just almost regular…

  27. cathy

    December 12, 2011 at 1:59 pm

    well but for few pieces there

  28. Ice

    December 12, 2011 at 3:38 pm

    Absolutely nothing fantastic about these designs..just too regular, i must say

  29. onyeka

    December 12, 2011 at 10:02 pm

    nothing new abeg. i have dresses with similar/if not exact styles.. made by my local tailor.. Royalty.?? sigh. next please.

  30. Rhecks

    December 13, 2011 at 10:41 am

    I would have imagined a royal collection representing excellent work, grandeur and well…royalty! But I am sorry I do not see anything of such in Ms Majin’s collection. She should have enhanced the beauty of her collection with elegant and lovely accessories, those too were lacking. I must commend her though for still being in touch with the modern day beautification of ankara, despite its ubiquity.

  31. dewowo

    December 13, 2011 at 11:57 am

    just passing bye.

  32. raay

    December 13, 2011 at 8:13 pm

    C’est magnifique. I love the fact that Mrs Majin has added to her creativity, conceptual thinking and is able to vary an idea for an ankara collection. Really nice. Keep up the good work.

  33. suzzy

    December 15, 2011 at 8:29 am

    Step up your game lady!!!!!!!there is nothing royal about all of this.

  34. MII

    December 16, 2011 at 1:01 am

    nah! ki lo de??!! must everything be ankara these days?!

  35. Jazmine

    December 16, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    Some people choose to be blind, or can’t help being ignorant. In addition to ankara, lace, ankara, tie and dye, net, aso oke are also used in this collection. Isn’t it plain to see?

  36. oluwatosin

    January 11, 2012 at 10:53 pm

    What was the hype bout this collection?I am underwhelmed,like seriously?and for the love of all that’s fashionable,what’s royal bout this collection? Good effort tho but pls this coolection is a good pill to sleep!

  37. llll

    July 20, 2013 at 10:56 pm

    Nice

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