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Something Special for the Girls! Nigerian Fashion Label April By Kunbi presents the “Fun, Flirty & Girly Collective”

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Red carpet favorite, that’s what we think of when we hear the name April by Kunbi. We can’t talk about the label without mentioning the buzzworthy style moments the brand has created for BN Red Carpet faves including Oreka Godis, Mo’Cheddah, Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi and the label’s Creative Director, Olakunbi Oyelese.

Rather than presenting a new collection, this lookbook showcases a selection of April by Kunbi’s party, red carpet and wedding picks. Olakunbi tells BellaNaijaStyle, “The Fun, Flirty and Girly Collective by April By Kunbi presents a wide range of highly versatile and wearable pieces. The collective features beautifully crafted dresses, peplum jackets, skirts and pants using prints and fabrics such as chiffon, raw silk and lots of shiny sequined fabric the brand is well known for. April By Kunbi will be unveiling a new and exciting collection at the 2012 edition of Music Meets Runway (MMR 2012). Watch this space for more details!


Photographer: Moussa Moussa
Models:  Delphine Okobah & Bunmi Ojo
Make-up: Remi for Sleek
Styling: Olakunbi Oyelese
Accessories: April By Kunbi store

Visit the April by Kunbi retail space
Davida Plaza,
31A Admiralty Way,
Lekki Phase 1,
Lagos

82 Comments

  1. Lilz

    November 16, 2012 at 8:17 am

    really pretty models

  2. linda

    November 16, 2012 at 8:18 am

    I actually really like it. Nice one

  3. Ginika

    November 16, 2012 at 8:22 am

    Love the collection…

    Really fun, cute and feminine

  4. Tush

    November 16, 2012 at 8:24 am

    Pls where can I buy these items…must av dem

  5. Fashionbabe

    November 16, 2012 at 8:24 am

    This is hot! I need to change my wardrobe

    • Fashionbabe

      November 16, 2012 at 8:26 am

      Superb collectibles. Fashion-for-life.

  6. @_Iyore

    November 16, 2012 at 8:33 am

    So cute! I’d wear all of them!

  7. Adeola

    November 16, 2012 at 8:39 am

    Pls is there an online store where one could get it from? This is so me!!!

  8. oyin

    November 16, 2012 at 8:44 am

    Delph and Bunmi!! rock on sweets.

    These pieces are really, really nice. Got yourself a new customer April….

  9. bukky

    November 16, 2012 at 8:45 am

    Very nice. Collection

  10. versence

    November 16, 2012 at 8:51 am

    Nawa for Nigerian fashion critics……Nothing original here, i must confess!

    • I Am Legend

      November 16, 2012 at 4:07 pm

      Pls can we just hush about this “nothing is original” rant?!!! Really, there’s nothing new under the sun. Reinvent the wheel!

  11. Amazeballs!

    November 16, 2012 at 9:01 am

    second to the last pic is HAWT!!!!

  12. summy

    November 16, 2012 at 9:05 am

    Muaaah so lovely and. Uniquk. Welldone ladies

  13. Couture By Makioba

    November 16, 2012 at 9:06 am

    i love them all……

  14. Mandies Cocktails

    November 16, 2012 at 9:11 am

    yayyy April by Kunbi…great designer and affordable too…addicited to her designs..lovely collections

    http://www.mandiescocktails.blogspot.com

  15. Gella

    November 16, 2012 at 9:18 am

    Soooo on Point !

  16. lara

    November 16, 2012 at 9:29 am

    lovely fabric, pretty model.

  17. Jiddah

    November 16, 2012 at 9:29 am

    Lovely colors, just lovely!

    They should have smiled a lil though to make it look fun and flirty…….

  18. Sunflower

    November 16, 2012 at 9:42 am

    this is nice,cute and feminineeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!Am inspired.

  19. Adedoyin

    November 16, 2012 at 9:48 am

    Nice collections….Love the yellow necklace…

  20. Abim

    November 16, 2012 at 9:48 am

    wow! pretty models!! Nice collections!!! Mi love dem all…

  21. Blossom

    November 16, 2012 at 9:49 am

    Why is one of the models boning so much naa?

  22. LaizaLounge.com

    November 16, 2012 at 9:51 am

    AHA! This is what I’m talking about. Love this collection and shoot. The detailing, styling, models…everything works! I see many celebrities rocking this collection already.

    Great job April by Kunbi!

  23. huh?

    November 16, 2012 at 10:01 am

    Luv all the long gowns,except the stupid straight white gown(is that a wedding gown?)…all I can see is hot legs..welldone,as I can only admire!

    • Scarlet Xianne

      November 16, 2012 at 4:45 pm

      I actually love that white dress. Would love it for my wedding dress, with just a little variation. On the whole, I love love love the collection.

  24. Miriam

    November 16, 2012 at 10:05 am

    Totally wearable..

  25. LPS

    November 16, 2012 at 10:12 am

    iLove every single pieces. Super cool stuff.
    http://personalstuvs.blogspot.com

  26. Yve

    November 16, 2012 at 10:32 am

    Love all the pieces. Is she affordable?

  27. temmy

    November 16, 2012 at 10:32 am

    April by kunbi will have amazing profits as you sell this line in jesus name,and pls don’t mind the person that says its not original,they don’t know that as a fashion grad. you can create everything,its your ability to know what your targets wants to wear per time that makes you successful in the clothing industry,way to go!

    • Ada

      November 16, 2012 at 1:13 pm

      Gbam!! you took the words out of my mouth…who cares if its “same old designs”, she has interpreted the fabrics well and i would buy every single outfit except the wedding dress as i’m already married. Good job April, all the best.

    • bukky

      November 16, 2012 at 2:42 pm

      Thank you o.I dont get all this silly originality comment.Should she makes clothes out of concrete and salt ni?Nothing is new under the sun and many designers (international and local) have incorporated peplums, sheer and sequins this year…deal with it already.

      Love the collection.Very flirty and wearable.

  28. oluchy

    November 16, 2012 at 10:33 am

    Nice, can c myself in most of these clothes.

  29. D Pretty

    November 16, 2012 at 10:39 am

    I love every single piece right there. Isn’t there a site one can place orders for those living outside lagos?

  30. amarachi

    November 16, 2012 at 10:41 am

    Cn’t stp looking lovly.

  31. ushess

    November 16, 2012 at 10:57 am

    Exquisite collection, Exquisite models. Devlon I sii u.

  32. Omo

    November 16, 2012 at 11:29 am

    Love the collection..simply breathtaking..but second model is too stiff and serious!

  33. Chattyzee

    November 16, 2012 at 11:33 am

    Love the collection. Very decent, modern and chic

    http://dprodigalchild.wordpress.com/

  34. cathy

    November 16, 2012 at 11:35 am

    cute pieces.

  35. pella

    November 16, 2012 at 11:53 am

    I love dis creative act nd wud really wnt to participate in d showcasin of dis idea

  36. xty

    November 16, 2012 at 12:13 pm

    Sequins,bows,penciled skirts,long ffitted dresses,I’m feeling yall nigrian designers! Nothing new to look at???

  37. Joanna

    November 16, 2012 at 12:23 pm

    Great PRET-A-PORTER collection! Great styling!

  38. chioma

    November 16, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    all i see is hawt legss……#insert smiley face

  39. Ebony

    November 16, 2012 at 2:14 pm

    Super nice collection.

  40. versence

    November 16, 2012 at 2:18 pm

    They are nice clothes but not original. how difficult is that statement??? Miss TYPIST? #rolling eyeballs#

  41. Joan

    November 16, 2012 at 2:42 pm

    Love the entire collection. That wedding dress!!!!!!! 🙂

  42. Winifred

    November 16, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    @xty,go and design your own collection and feel it well well

  43. Bey

    November 16, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    @versence u too get mouth lool….

  44. hehe(this i know)

    November 16, 2012 at 3:56 pm

    <3 Tres cute!

  45. Debs

    November 16, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    Okay now….Am a conservative but do really like her designs. welldone

  46. lahips

    November 16, 2012 at 4:26 pm

    Just printed some out, off to the tailors after work.

  47. finemocha

    November 16, 2012 at 4:30 pm

    the word girly shouldnt be used to describe their fashion. before i saw the dresses i expected to see things for 7 and 8 year olds not adults.

    • Polongo

      November 16, 2012 at 6:56 pm

      huh?

  48. Amber

    November 16, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    Need a tailor ASAP.

  49. Bisi

    November 16, 2012 at 4:42 pm

    Niceeeeee

  50. brianna

    November 16, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    dont love the styling

  51. HRS

    November 16, 2012 at 5:06 pm

    This picture is hot!!! http://bellanaija.static.premiumhost.com.ng/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Fun-Flirty-and-Girly-Collective-April-By-Kunbi-November-2012-BellaNaija029-381×600.jpg
    And this collection is wow! Totally wearable, and doesn’t hurt the eyes unlike some others *Shudders* Well done girl, u got urself a customer!

  52. oresiaa

    November 16, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    this collection is so chic and elegant
    absolutely love it

  53. Ada

    November 16, 2012 at 5:42 pm

    Beautiful clothes!!Very girly 🙂 Nice one April by Kunbi

  54. Estanola

    November 16, 2012 at 5:45 pm

    Thank you all for the wonderful feedback. APRIL by Kunbi retail outlet is located at Davida Mall, No. 31 Admiralty Way Lekki Phase 1 Lagos. The online shop is under construction, we will inform our dear customers when it is up and running. Thank you for the love and support.
    Estanola- For APRIL by Kunbi

  55. Remi

    November 16, 2012 at 5:46 pm

    Lovely pieces! I’ve actually been to her store and she has really nice clothes and jewellery to die for!! Keep up the good work Kunbi x

  56. Star19

    November 16, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    Love love love the collection! Well done ms. April 🙂

  57. edie

    November 16, 2012 at 6:44 pm

    awesome and lovely..cute cut..great and real models

  58. truetalk

    November 16, 2012 at 7:29 pm

    Nice collection..beautiful models. wearable oufits. Great job April by Kunbi.

  59. Adey

    November 16, 2012 at 11:24 pm

    Oooooh LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! Please come open a store in London! Need a dress for graduation!

  60. ij

    November 17, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    please is there a number we can personally call to place orders for dose of us living outside lagos? i need one of the dresses for an event soon

  61. ij

    November 17, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    @estanola pls reply as urgent. thank youu

  62. omolola

    November 17, 2012 at 7:17 pm

    really nice…..cute

  63. Berry Choco-Latté

    November 17, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    I WANT EVERYTHING!!!!!!

    http://ajebutternysc.blogspot.com

  64. Tola

    November 18, 2012 at 12:27 am

    Bunmi Ojo I see u! looking hot gurl!! Great to see QC babes doing good things for themselves!

  65. Estanola

    November 18, 2012 at 12:51 am

    @ Ij, please send me a mail with your phone number to [email protected]. Thanks!

  66. iamfascinating

    November 18, 2012 at 7:12 am

    really nice and wearable, I like!
    http://www.thestunninglady.blogspot.com

  67. FBO

    November 18, 2012 at 9:09 pm

    Lovely

  68. pynk

    November 19, 2012 at 11:45 am

    thanks for making stuff shwocasing the woman! love it!

  69. Jules

    November 19, 2012 at 10:12 pm

    That model (y’all know which one) has a smokin’ rockin’ bod. Lord I wish I looked liked that. Not likely after 3 kids. Plus sizes Kunbi????

  70. Hrsweetness

    November 22, 2012 at 6:11 am

    Wow,dis is hawt.every piece in dis collection is screaming my name.well done.beautiful work indeed.may God keep blessing d work of ur hands.

  71. Chikita

    November 28, 2012 at 7:58 pm

    Well done. U ve made us proud to be Nigerians o! Thumbs up

  72. yinla

    December 11, 2012 at 10:15 am

    there’s not a piece that i dont like. FAB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  73. roh

    January 10, 2013 at 11:15 am

    Lovely pieces, creative,fun,girly,dressy,classy. proud of Kunbi!

  74. bruklin fash....

    February 23, 2013 at 2:56 pm

    lovely collection….and the models are great.

  75. MAUREEN

    April 8, 2013 at 6:27 pm

    THIS IS BEAUTIFUL……

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