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French Beauty Brand black|Up Paris launches its 1st International Store in Lagos! Photos of Alali Hart, Elohor Aisien, Dimeji Alara, LDA, Nkiru Anumudu & More at the Event



Alali Hart (MD Montaigne Place)

On Sunday 22nd July 2012, history was made as luxury french beauty brand black|Up Paris launched its first international store at the Ikeja City Mall, Lagos.

The event saw in attendance lots of celebrities and socialities including Nkiru Anumudu, Banke Meshida-Lawal, Lanre DaSilva Ajayi, Elohor Aisien, Dimeji Alara, Franka Asindi, Isi Atagamen and Alali Hart – the Managing Director of Montaigne Place (Exclusive retailer and partner of black|Up Paris), who came in style to be a part of the launch of black|Up’s stand alone shop outside Paris, France and also witness live make-up demonstrations by a creative team of world renowned make-up artists, led by international celebrity make-up artist and creative ambassador of the beauty brand David Coranson.

At the event, guests were treated to refreshing glasses of champagne and yummy finger foods as they watched the special beauty presentation by professional models and shopped for the brand’s products. Missed the event? Don’t sweat, we’ve got you covered with all the photos.


Elohor Aisien

Nkiru Anumudu

Banke Meshida-Lawal

Lanre DaSilva Ajayi

Tonia Iyadi

Uche Agbo

Veronica Ebie-Odeka

Franka Asindi

Lamiah Momoh

Isi Atagamen

Latasha Ngwube

Ola Okubajo

Seyi Omoyeni

Hauwa Bello

Susan Ibikunle

Tope Adebutu

Esosa Igbinedion

Tega Diagbare

Chizo Kanu-Iroegbu

Onorionola Okubaji

Bibi Abraham

Ngozi Princewill Utchay

Teniade Ayola

Cynthia Ike

Susan Eyo-Honesty

Taiwo Fagbayi

Abiola Otufale

Funke Babs-Kufeji

Julie Agbonifo

Toju Aye

Susan Ikhine

Princess Adejoke Adesola

Omobola Bolaji

Bukola Akorede

Nadya Ruth-Froesch

Rose Egavi

Mary Oba

Margaret Amakchree

Femi DaSilva

Imade Igbinedion

Cecille Tossouvi

Fab Mimi

Dammy Gbajumo

Ngozi Okafor

Mina Igbinedion & Alali Hart

Steve & Alali Hart

Dimeji Alara & Feyi Ojoawo

Dunni Akinrele & Nimi Akinkugbe

Wando & Derin

Bernie, Alali Hart & Ngozi Princewill Utchay

Vivian Chioloji, Alali Hart & Titi Onyekwelu

Mina, Obi & Iheyinwa

Mr & Mrs Ohiagu with Alali Hart

David Coranson

Make-Up Presentation

The Store

Amaechi Okobi

Vivian Chilogi

Latasha Ngwube & Alali Hart

About Montaigne Place
Montaigne Place are exclusive partners of the black|Up brand which was launched into the Nigerian market a few years ago. Montaigne Place is the luxury cosmetics, fragrance and well-being company that brought many exclusive and leading brands to Nigeria including Clarins, Creed, Lalique, Dr Murad, Chanel, Christian Dior and many more.

Today, Montaigne Place is known for innovation, style and modernity and it is a leader in the Nigerian premium cosmetics segment. Spearheaded by Alali H. Hart, Montaigne Place has consistently been recognized for its outstanding professionalism, innovation and contribution to the development of the Nigerian beauty and well being industry. The company currently has fifteen stores located in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, with plans to launch 3 more outlets this very year. W:

Visit the store: black|Up Boutique, Shop L072, Ikeja City Mall, Ikeja, Lagos | Tel: 07080680172

Montaigne Place Outlets
Montaigne Place – The SpaAddress: Plot 226B Muri Okunola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos | Tel: 012705596 | 012703735 | 018941717 |  08037130408 | 016585485

Montaigne Place – Address: Shop 16, The Palms Shopping Centre, 1 Bis Way, Lekki Expressway, Victoria Island, Lagos | Tel: 018517774 | 08064863969

Montaigne Place – Address: Shop 8, Air Side, Departure Level, New Murtala Mohammed, Local Airport, Lagos | Tel: 012799889

Montaigne Place – Address: Shop 10 Land Side, Departure Level, New Murtala Mohammed, Local Airport, Lagos | Tel: 014482230

Montaigne Place – Address:  Ikeja City Mall, Shop L033, Obafemi Awolowo Road, Alausa, Ikeja | Tel: 08190450712

Montaigne Place – Address:  Shop 8, Adebola Shopping Mall, 53 Isaac John Street, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos | Tel: 012707913

Montaigne Place – Address: Shop B7, Adeniran Ogunsanya Shopping Mall, Adeniran Ogunsanya Street, Surulere, Lagos | Tel: 08130295258

Montaigne Place – Address: Ground Floor, 150 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos | Tel: 012799121

The Clarins Shop – Address: Shop 13B & 14B, Delta Plaza, Balogun, Lagos International Tradefair Complex, Lagos- Badagry Expressway, Lagos | Tel: 08191807801

Montaigne Place – Address: Silverbird Entertainment Centre, 1161 Memorial Drive, Cadastrial Zone, Central Business District, Abuja | Tel: 08191807807

Montaigne Place – Address: Shop F17, Febson Plaza, 2425 Herbert Macaulay Way, Zone 4, Abuja | Tel: 095236929

Montaigne Place – Address:  Ground Floor, Worldway Plaza, 129 Aba Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State | Tel: 084462975

Montaigne Place – Address: Genesis Center, Shop 2b1, Tombia Street, Gra Phase 2, Port Harcourt, Rivers State | Tel: 08190450711

Montaigne Place – Address: Happy Bite Plaza, 1 Stadium Road Opposite Air Force Base, Aba Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State | Tel: 08191807805|
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