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BN On the Scene at the 2nd Edition of the Creativite Private Shopping Exhibition in Lagos – All the Exclusive Scoop & Photos from the Fun Filled Event



On Saturday 23rd June 2012, the city of Lagos witnessed the 2nd edition of the fun filled shopping event – Creativite Private Shopping Exhibition at the Function Room of the Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos. The event organized by Taiwo Debo-Akande of Adela’s Haven (Interior Decor Outfit) and Kehinde Osotimehin of Belle D’Jour Couture, kicked off at exactly 12 Noon with a very vibrant mix of participants and attendees, who were treated to refreshing glasses of champagne and light bites which created a very chic atmosphere for shopping and mingling.

Participants at this year’s exhibition included photographer extraordinaire Tosin Illori, who took all the glam photos of the event, Lolade Ogunjimi of Dainty Affairs Bakery who made all the yummy cakes and anchored the makeover spot with her Dainty Affairs Beauty team, where all female attendees got glammed up and looked simply exquisite.

Also at the exhibition were Kehinde Osotimehin, the brain behind Belle D’Jour Couture fashion label, who gave an interactive and unconventional fashion show, Gbemi Johnson of O’eclat and Ronke Oduniyi of I.O.N jewelry both brought the Belle D’Jour models and clothing to life by accessorizing them with very fashionable bags and jewelry as they strut the runway stage set up Adela’s Haven. Hand soap maker – Eme was also present to spice up the shopping event with her fantastic spa ranges and bath bombs, Laolu Senbajo created a colorful art exhibition atmosphere with his descriptive paintings that complimented Adela’s Haven furniture.

Who can forget accessories guru Toyosi Oluwabiyi? She had a fantastic range of hair, neck and shoe accessories which were a hit with the ladies, Ify Obiagwu brought wood to life with his intricately carved wooden furniture as did Blessing who brought her handmade cards to showcase, creative sculptor Omotoyosi Ogunlende created the most aesthetically pleasing iron sculptors in the form of wine holders and cd racks alongside other household decorative items, Efua of Efua Couture also showcased beautifully made ankara shoes, purses, wallets and slippers.

Truly an exciting shopping exhibition which successfully managed to bring together diverse yet an awesomely interesting creative set of individuals, who had lots of items at their tables that went with the theme “Creativite”. Representatives from the Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN) – a non governmental organization led by Mrs Akeredolu and her daughter Teniola Akeredolu were also present to educate young women about the realities of breast cancer.

The Creativite team is presently planning another fab exhibition in 2013 and if you will like more information on howto order stands, call 08051463944 | 08062070516. BN was on the scene at the event and here are all the photos!


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  1. lilly

    July 9, 2012 at 6:24 pm

    Nice. very classy!

  2. Gimmer

    July 9, 2012 at 6:53 pm


  3. New bride

    July 9, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    Hope the attendees bought stuff sha. They all look like they’re taking yearbook portraits!

    • Inibokun Omenai

      July 10, 2012 at 10:58 am


  4. Blake

    July 9, 2012 at 7:12 pm

    Beautiful people

  5. Janded

    July 9, 2012 at 7:14 pm


  6. LPS

    July 9, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    awwwww…Congrats to Taiwo “& Kenny Oshotz!So many ISI faces…lovely event.ISI alumni rocks!!!

  7. ola

    July 9, 2012 at 8:35 pm


  8. Abs

    July 9, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    hahahhaha @New Bride you’re so mean :). Was wondering same. nice pixs though.

  9. iamfascinating

    July 9, 2012 at 8:58 pm


  10. ZK

    July 9, 2012 at 9:13 pm

    Lovely cakes

  11. sweet mama

    July 9, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    Beautiful event my pple


    July 9, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    i like d girl in d shorts, blazer and fedora. i want everythn

  13. nonye

    July 9, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    Babes! Welldone.just keep it up.

  14. tatafo!

    July 9, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    Was all the cake eaten? Very nicely done event

  15. @ajiriavae

    July 9, 2012 at 11:15 pm

    Looks like fun times but i’m sure that most of the girls just came to see and not actually buy. Lol.

  16. love

    July 10, 2012 at 12:06 am

    Nice. Nigerians are so hard-working. Doing big things.

  17. Tobechidaniel

    July 10, 2012 at 1:02 am

    Te presentations were very nicely done. The guests looked very appropriately dressed, an everyone looked happy. Nice placement of the BN logo, not emblazoned across the picture as you see with some others. Very nice.

  18. Moses

    July 10, 2012 at 1:03 am

    Thank God, for a change I did not see the regular event Pple. Nice one

  19. NNENNE

    July 10, 2012 at 2:08 am

    “Some cup cakes, please.” Am drooling over here!

  20. @joy

    July 10, 2012 at 5:26 am

    Beautiful people

  21. florence

    July 10, 2012 at 8:24 am

    beautiful n cute faces!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  22. Mj

    July 10, 2012 at 10:26 am

    Gr8 shots!!! The photographer’s bad ass!!!

  23. pynk

    July 10, 2012 at 10:41 am

    Interesting. Love the black and white cake.

  24. toro

    July 10, 2012 at 10:44 am

    very good presentation more emphasis on the merchandise than the pple. Well presented. I like…:-)

  25. Bex

    July 10, 2012 at 12:49 pm

    The cupcakes and cakes are to die for…..yum

  26. Oly

    July 10, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    Loved it as less it was not the usual crowd, boy l so love these cakes, will really like 2 learn.

  27. Ndidi

    July 10, 2012 at 1:58 pm

    LOVE IT ALL!!!

  28. Ndidi

    July 10, 2012 at 2:00 pm

    I want the furnishings, the paintings and the ankara inspired pieces. Naija and Nigerians never looked so good. I would love to know where to purchase some of the paintings and art that were displayed. Bella any information would be appreciated. Thanks.

  29. Joksie

    July 10, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    Dis is really lovely, great art work guys……………………please keep it up i am seriously impressed.

  30. Ella

    July 10, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    Nice presentation with lovely handiwork on display. I love our prints,proudly African. Good job,keep it up.

  31. Black Bride ZA

    July 11, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    Lovely, the prints were lovely. I love the diaries! Would be great for Wedding Guest Book or Wedding Albums for the black bride.

  32. canddy

    July 11, 2012 at 8:37 pm

    @lps oh yes, isi alumni rocks!!!!

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