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April 30 2014 // 3059 Views

Enthyst With Ndidi Obioha

Ndidi Obioha is the Chief Execu­tive Officer (CEO), Enthyst Group, which includes an event manage­ment outfit, Enthyst Bridals and Enthyst Fashion Clinic. She started her stint of profession with Inde­pendent Telephone N...

March 13 2014 // 3034 Views

Dress To Thrill In Ankara Prints

This is another year of the Ankara print. Expect Ankara prints to come in various shapes, shades and textures as African designers go for a heady mix of printed inspiration. However be warned that wearing Ankara prints stylishly is no easy ride....

October 21 2013 // 2011 Views

5 DESIGNERS TO WATCH: Hephzibah , Tzar, Mi Le, J-Reason, IamIsigo


A lot of designers keep springing up in the industry, which is honestly an amazing phenomenon. From the gazillions, we’ve picked 5 brands whose current collections have sparked some form of interest due to their creative prowess, individu...

October 03 2013 // 2505 Views

Designer Invasion: The Creme Of The Crop

In the tastefully furnished studios of Kiki Melissa, located in the business district of Awolowo in Ikoyi Lagos, the Fashion Editor and I shared a beautiful breezy Thursday with four amazing women with personalities that cut ac...

October 03 2013 // 3887 Views

ADEOLA ARIYO: MORE THAN JUST A PRETTY FACE

Adeola Ariyo has been in the modelling Industry since the age of 13, having been signed on to one of Europe's leading agencies Models1.

Three years later she left the UK to return home to Lagos Nigeria where she finished her secondary educ...

September 20 2013 // 2085 Views

IAMISIGO: 11 VOLTAIRE- A/W 13/14 COLLECTION

After a 2 year hiatus, Paris based womenswear brand, iamISIGO, debuts its autumn/winter 13/14 collection.

The collection, ‘11 Voltaire’, was inspired by the designer’s fascination with universal laws in the moral world th...

September 16 2013 // 2618 Views

EDEN MILLER MAKES HISTORY

Eden Miller was the first designer to make history at the recent New York Fashion week when models walked the runway in her designs for the Fashion show.
It was a stunner especially in a fashion world where thin has always been in. The plus size...

Nkili

September 04 2013 // 2318 Views

15 Minutes With Nkili

I am Tolani Nkili Onajide, creative director of NKILI. Nkili meaning 'seeing beautiful things' in the Igbo dialect is a women's luxury shirt making brand. I studied Architecture at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London and The ...

August 23 2013 // 2709 Views

GREY Resort Collection '13: Karo And The Woman Wrapper

Wrappers and jackets, jumpsuits and bubas - Tradition meets sports, decor meets the tropical sunset. These are the themes and inspiration behind Grey's capsule collection. We've partnered with illustrator Karo to use one of his abstract African in...

August 21 2013 // 4508 Views

Yvonne Nwosu To Unveil Ready-To-Wear Collection At Kenya Fashion Week

Womenswear designer, Yvonne Nwosu will be showcasing her latest collection "Tambour Africain" for the first time at the 4th season of the Kenya Fashion Week 2013. She will be one of this year’s finest international designers handpicke...

July 08 2013 // 2336 Views

The Idia Collection By Caven Etomi (Kingdom)

Kingdom is a T-shirt line under the CavenEtomi label, designed by Cookie Caven, KavenCaven&OzzyEtomi of 4AcesDate. It is inspired by their African heritage, love of the culture, art and historical artefacts. Together with their business partne...

July 08 2013 // 2596 Views

Prajje Jean Baptiste Of PRAJJE 1983

From the unusual creative quirkiness of Westwood to the futuristic edge of Galliano, every generation offers a renegade artiste with a definitive point of view, irrespective of colour and gender. Prajje Jean Baptiste is the new King of the cool. T...

June 21 2013 // 3239 Views

Swim Good With Andrea Iyamah

Anyone who knows me knows how I feel about patriotism in fashion. In other words: #BUYNIGERIAN. I believe the best way to move the Nigerian fashion industry forward is by supporting it financially by purchasing pieces made in Nigeria.

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June 14 2013 // 3361 Views

Mi-Le Presents Adenium Multiflorum

For this collection, Nigerian born designer Ponmile Olawoye carries on with her journey exploring the study of Botany, the concept of evolution and structure of plants, as well as 1930s and 1940s fashion.

Mi-Le /meelay/ is a contempora...

Olakunbi Oyelese

April 09 2013 // 3202 Views

15 Minutes With April By Kunbi's Olakunbi Oyelese

From having her roots in Ibadan, a city characterized by rusty roofs and architectural monuments, to designing a statement winning look in 2010, down to her debut runway appearance in 2012, the Fashion Institute of Technology graduate and Creative...

August 02 2012 // 2556 Views

EXCEPTIONAL PIECES FROM THE 2013 RESORT COLLECTION

Resort collections are unlike other collections
like spring /summer and Autumn/Winter. Usually
marketed to rich folks and meant to be worn to
warm locations during cold seasons, this collection
is usually shown without garnering l...

Photography: Kola Oshalusi/Styling : Ezinne Chinkata/Make-UP: Chi Chi for Faceville/Model: Joy Scrase

February 02 2012 // 3314 Views

Dress It Up For Valentine!

February 14th is around the corner and we have finally found the perfect dress! Here’s our solid number 1 suggestion for a perfectly successful day!

A Note From The Designer Wana Sambo
The Wana Sambo Woman is fierce, strong a...

BUBU; Pink Amy Charlatan tshirt iamISIGO N5, 000 Red pencil skirt iamISIGO N10, 000 BAYO Black charlatan tee iamISIGO, N5, 000 Accessories Bayo’s

January 18 2012 // 4107 Views

A Perfect Collaboration

Bubu and Bayo were first spotted for their amazing style and youthful exuberance while working on the Mochedda h album, Franchise Celebrity. Since then, they have styled a vast range of fashion units, ranging from actual celebrities to magazines, ...

Kinabuti

November 19 2011 // 4328 Views

Kinabuti Alert

Italian Designer Caterina Bortolussi of the “Kinabuti”
fashion label keeps me constantly curious and intrigued.
I love her eccentric style and original take
on different African inspired outfits. Kinabuti has
its ow...

July 04 2011 // 9352 Views

Yvonne Nwosu

Stunning Yvonne Nwosu is the designer and force behind the bold and contemporary line, Vonne. I spent a delightful evening in her eclectic flat, discussing the highs and lows of being a young designer, while nibbling on canap&e...

Bowtie

April 16 2011 // 5452 Views

It's All About Zali

‘Effortless, wearable, fresh. Tribal influence but not in your face.’ These are just some of the words that could describe the 13 piece Zali debut collection.  The collection which features ecl...

Drunkn Munky Tee

February 13 2011 // 5120 Views

Drunknmunky:Streetwear Meets Oriental Art

Drunknmunky is an ancient form of kung fu style fighting practiced by shaolin monks. The monks had to pass 9 different tests to show strength of mind and body; for each level, they were awarded a sacred dot, burnt into their forehead. In the last ...

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