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Très Chic! Blogger Linda Ikeji covers StyleMania Magazine’s May 2013 “The New Generation” Issue



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Ace Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji is the muse for StyleMania Magazine‘s “The New Generation” May 2013 Issue.

Sporting bangs on the cover and an Ituen Basi outfit, she reveals to the fashion publication her journey to stardom and her immense relevance in Nigeria today.

Inside the issue, Linda also rocks two different outfits by Ituen Basi; a multi-coloured print blouse and newspaper skirt as well as a flirty black dress.

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Also featured in the issue are profiles of a few remarkable young individuals including Tunde Aladese (Head Writer, Tinsel), Ehizogie Okoeguale (Winner MTV Base VJ Search), Shalom Obi (Budding Supermodel), DJ Obi (Official DJ, Syndik8 Records), Akanimoh Umoh (Sensational Artist), Anniette James Ekiko (AJE Filmworks) and Aderonke Adebanjo (On Air Personality, Smooth FM).

This issue’s fashion spread centers on muted colours with a sporty feel. Another remarkable perspective is StyleMania’s tribute to literary icon Chinua Achebe in form of a fashion editorial.

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Photographer: Kelechi Amadi-Obi
Stylist: Dimeji Alara
Make-up: Bayo Haastrup @Khuraira Cosmetics
Hair: Ugo Igbokwe
Cover Dress: All from Ituen Basi

Photographer: Williamanuel @Imageye Studios
Stylist: Alice Ty
Make-up: Carla Tersini
Models: Shaila Stigger & Elie Rose

Things Fall Apart
Photographer: Kelechi Amadi-Obi
Stylist: Godson Ukaegbu
Make-up: Bayo Haastrup @Khuraira Cosmetics
Hair: Make Me
Models: Doyin Haastrup-Olatokunbo and Simeon @ Hues & Shades

Opposites Attract
Photographer: Kelechi Amadi-Obi
Stylist: Dimeji Alara
Make-up: Funmi Olurinola @Abeke Makeovers
Model: Binta Sani @Isis Models Africa


  1. Bey

    May 6, 2013 at 12:29 pm

    Don’t like the bangs..we cldnt see her eyes Oh jare..but on that black dress she stole my heart so fierce..linda of life

  2. Hephzibah

    May 6, 2013 at 12:29 pm

    Nice one! I am really loving the black number and the paper wings! lol. At least a break from the recycled “celeb” faces!

  3. mizz curly

    May 6, 2013 at 12:29 pm

    Linda looks really stunning!the cover shoot looks very high fashion!beautiful woman who has carved a niche for herself!I respect her hustle.

  4. Joan

    May 6, 2013 at 12:39 pm

    Linda looks fierce!!!!!!! 🙂 Can’t even hate on her hustle!

  5. Godsluv22

    May 6, 2013 at 12:41 pm

    This woman is simply pretty…..I love how this magazine styled her……Fine woman no pimples……..I love her blog 2 🙂

  6. TINNU

    May 6, 2013 at 12:43 pm


  7. LamLam

    May 6, 2013 at 12:46 pm

    Oh wow!!! Linda looks amazzzing!!
    I love the Print inspiration for the cover.
    Kelechi Amadi Obi can do no wrong in my eyes. 🙂

  8. Amerie

    May 6, 2013 at 12:47 pm


  9. ij

    May 6, 2013 at 12:52 pm

    Linda chopping life Ikeji !!!

    • Mz Socially Awkward...

      May 6, 2013 at 1:48 pm

      As in… Go on with that hustle, babe, I ain’t even mad.

  10. Ela

    May 6, 2013 at 12:55 pm

    So I like this, but her face has no expression ever! Not feeling d styling of the cover,but overall nice, at least better than complete fashion *rolls eyes*

  11. rammy

    May 6, 2013 at 12:57 pm


  12. GentsStyle

    May 6, 2013 at 12:59 pm


  13. Berry Dakara

    May 6, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    She looks good!

  14. jcsgrl

    May 6, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    Beautiful Linda! U go girl!

  15. Ani

    May 6, 2013 at 1:25 pm

    Beautiful Linda… you look very good, nice one.

  16. nnenne

    May 6, 2013 at 1:28 pm

    tres tres chic et jolie. i just love Linda. the black dress is amazing.

  17. hmm

    May 6, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    Lovely pic….I have to commend Kelechi and Dimeji though …..they know their stuff…

  18. Autoprincess

    May 6, 2013 at 1:51 pm

    I will buy this edition, just cos of your girl! Linda chopping life Ikeji!!!!!!!!

  19. Abiola

    May 6, 2013 at 1:52 pm

    linda loves black…lol…she looks good…i love her pieces…i love u too Bella

  20. Partyrider

    May 6, 2013 at 2:37 pm

    Ha! Linda is not even here to play :).

  21. pearl

    May 6, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    pretty linda!!!!!

  22. Claribell

    May 6, 2013 at 3:01 pm

    A woman of Integrity, I love you linda. Keep flying!!!!!

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    May 6, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    The mag look classic and clean…Linda Look good in the black dress,but she has never strike me as a model(she lack the basic features),but she does look good,and luv the honesty potray in her blog,I mean the comment section…she let people says it all,even if they diss her,she post it! I’m a huge fan of reading mean stuff,that were the interest lies!But I still feel BN is a bigger blog.

  24. Wow

    May 6, 2013 at 3:57 pm

    Agree…the cover shot is very high fashion. She looks stunning. Work it girl!!!

  25. Chyke

    May 6, 2013 at 4:59 pm

    Li Li. U go gal. I can see LIB readers hear praising u. Nice one dear.

  26. 5'5

    May 6, 2013 at 5:41 pm

    she looks stunning. That cover is amazeballs. Thats Editorial right there.

  27. Ashley

    May 6, 2013 at 6:34 pm

    oh la la! I lovvvvveee it! She really looks gorgeous, looking forward for the next cover. 🙂 Morocco tours.

  28. Lin

    May 6, 2013 at 6:57 pm

    Love me some Linda Ikeji! Go girl! nice cover

  29. Princess Dee

    May 6, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    Linda looks really nice here.Super model!Super blogger!!Keep up the good work girl.

  30. A

    May 6, 2013 at 11:10 pm

    Gorgeous!!! Get it Linda! 🙂

  31. simi

    May 6, 2013 at 11:11 pm

    very lovely

  32. NNENNE

    May 7, 2013 at 12:23 am

    Linda is lovely in the black dress.

  33. Priscy

    May 7, 2013 at 2:19 pm

    Linda Ikeji looks stunnig..I LOVE the black dress…although that’s her fav color.

  34. ms o

    May 7, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    I just love Linda…all covered and decent.Cant even hate this chic.

  35. Abimbola Dare

    May 7, 2013 at 8:55 pm

    Linda looks amazing. :-).

  36. eddy

    May 7, 2013 at 10:40 pm

    Her mouth looks funny

  37. zsa zsa

    May 8, 2013 at 5:21 am

    Love me some hardworking women…simply inspiring. Go Linda!!!

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