Bridals · Fashion & Style · Runway

Viktor and Rolfe Mariage F/W19 Collection

The Mariage F/W19 by Viktor and Rolfe is a collection of all-white pieces. With intricate designs , elaborate work, the Mariage has a soft, ethereal style, with details that are timeless. The work of @marijkeaerden, features a polo mini shirtdress, tuxedo pantsuit, a millefeuille flower gown, a sculptural Volant swirl gown, an empire bow train… Continue reading Viktor and Rolfe Mariage F/W19 Collection

News

Kaela Kay Fashion Pop Up Shopping 🛒 Experience

Kaela Kay is a female clothing line based in the United States. Kaela Kay specializes in gowns, dresses, blouses, skirts, pants and headwraps, designed to fit modern everyday looks and with an African flavor. The clothing line is opening its doors to its customers and the general public, in a two days pop experience. The… Continue reading Kaela Kay Fashion Pop Up Shopping 🛒 Experience

Accessories · African designers · African Inspired · Fashion & Style

Fashion Discoveries: Madam Wokie’s Ankara Kettle Purse

Madam Wokie is a Sierra Leonian female fashion label based in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The fashion label is known for its "eclectic African aesthetic. The Madam Wokie Ankara Kettle Purse is the first work of the label that I have seen, until I started researching. It's a purse with features that are captivating. The Madam… Continue reading Fashion Discoveries: Madam Wokie’s Ankara Kettle Purse

African designers · Fashion & Style · Runway

The Woora Woman at 40

The Woora! Woman at 40 is a presentation of unique fashion ensembles for women of 40 and above. Designed by The Woora Woman, a Nigerian Haute Couture and pret a porter clothing brand, The Woora! Woman at 40 collection, contains fashion pieces that cover every age range. The collection is made for women of unique… Continue reading The Woora Woman at 40

Fashion & Style · Runway

Textures and Tones: New Edition

Women's wear and clothing brand, Jlux Label earlier presented a 2018 Fall collection titled, Textures and Tones. I think that the Fall collection, enjoys massive success, and it is for this reason that the brand has released a sister collection, that speaks to femininity, softness and beauty as the first collection. With an even more… Continue reading Textures and Tones: New Edition

African designers · beauty · Bridals · Fashion & Style · Photography

Bridal Inspiration from MomoduWeddings

Featuring @amani_lv as it's muse, MomoduWedding's latest bridal inspiration also features a sleeveless, heart-shaped, white wedding dress from bridal fashion label, Brides and babies, diamond jewelry pieces from @accessorizewithbb. The white wedding dress from Brides and babies, is a beautiful, classic, satin, mermaid dress held together at the waist by a pleated sash. The dress's… Continue reading Bridal Inspiration from MomoduWeddings

Accessories · Fashion & Style · Magazines

A&E Magazine, Ashi Studio, BLV Official

One is a Dubai based fashion, luxury and lifestyle magazine, the other is a famous haute couture clothing brand, while the other, makes some of the world's most exquisite jewelry. Three gowns from Ashi Studio's SS 2018 and RTW SS 2018 collection starrs alongside BLV Official (@bulgariofficial) latest High Jewelry collection, in the latest issue… Continue reading A&E Magazine, Ashi Studio, BLV Official

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Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. No man has learned anything rightly until he knows that every day is doomsday. —Ralph Waldo Emerson. This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

African designers · Fashion & Style · Runway

Feminine In The Wild

Wana Sambo's Amina shirt dress made it to this week's Style of the Day. A beautiful buttoned shirt dress with bishops sleeves and garters, the knee-length dress modeled by @efya_nokturnal, is simple and classy. The Amina Dress, among others, features in Wana Sambo's 'Feminine In The Wild' which is the brand's Spring 2019 Collection. There's… Continue reading Feminine In The Wild

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An illusion haunts us, that a long duration, as a year, a decade, a century, is valuable. But an old French sentence says, “God works in moments.” We ask for long life, but ’tis deep life or grand moments that signify. Let the measure of Time be spiritual, not mechanical. Life is unnecessarily long. Moments… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

Lifestyle

Food 🍲 Inspo 6: ‘Kpom Maggi Rice’ with Orishirishi

  It is as tongue twisting as it is mouth watering. I was nervous about serving this meal at a birthday party. I changed my mind twice, and at some point, sold off what I had bought for cooking it. Luckily, I tried and succeeded, despite fearing for insane reasons that I wouldn't. I prepared… Continue reading Food 🍲 Inspo 6: ‘Kpom Maggi Rice’ with Orishirishi

News

Promoting Adetutu

If we talk more about her dreams and share, Adetutu may have a better chance at living her it out. Adetutu, known as @adetutuo.j on Instagram, is a stunning Nigerian model whose dream is to be a Fenty model. The model is also widely known for the distinctive tribal facial marks on each side of… Continue reading Promoting Adetutu

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the most beautiful women i've met, had minds like libraries, and books in their soul. the kind of women with pages within them that must be flipped slowly, and read delicately, to discover the magic that exists in their bones. –—iambrillyant. This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

African designers · Fashion & Style

Style of the Day

The Amina shirt dress, is a white, button up, long sleeved dress. Featuring a collar, long bishop sleeves and a simple garter  at the waist, the Amina dress is all that and more, in terms of STYLE. Whether paired with slingback mules or stilettos, the Amina shirt dress, which is modeled by @efya_nokturnal, will be… Continue reading Style of the Day

Fashion & Style · Runway · Street style

Spring 2019 Ready to Wear Collection – The Elder Statesman

With The Elder Statesman, I am loving all the ways this collection comes out right as a ready-to-wear collection. An easy, youthful style, The Elder Statesman's new Spring 2019 Ready to Wear collection is as rich in colour as it is in simplicity. A collection of sweaters with matching pants and split skirts, the collection… Continue reading Spring 2019 Ready to Wear Collection – The Elder Statesman

beauty · makeup

#UNINVITED

Fenty Beauty's UNINVITED lip gloss is a matte liquid lipstick in a fine, polished black colour. According to the beauty brand, the UNINVITED lip paint is "specifically formulated with soft undertones to complement every skin tone". The UNINVITED bears the color friendly stamp of all Fenty Beauty products, that is, it is suitable for every… Continue reading #UNINVITED

Accessories · Fashion & Style · Lingerie · Runway

Spring 2019 Ready to Wear Collection – Esteban Cortazar

Play back ▶ to 2017, when night wear was day wear. Esteban Coartearz brings back the chart topping trends from last year to 2019 in beige, nude colored sleep jackets, pyjamas tops and bottoms, and lingerie. With models sashaying the runway in these ensembles, the designer completes the night - day time look with matching… Continue reading Spring 2019 Ready to Wear Collection – Esteban Cortazar

Celebrity fashion · Fashion & Style · Magazines · News

Harper’s Bazaar Vietnam features Nicki

Nicki Minaj looks extra good in pink. To me, pink is one of the colors that beautifully complements her skin color more. For the October Issue of Harper's Bazaar Vietnam, Nicki is photographed wearing a pink, belted, wrap dress with floral embroidery at the waist and matching floral hairpiece. This is one of my favorite… Continue reading Harper’s Bazaar Vietnam features Nicki

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A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has nothing to do. —Ralph Waldo Emerson. This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

Fashion & Style · Runway · Street style · Swimwear

How’s this ready to wear?

  I have been away from Vogue's site for a while now. So yesterday, I typed up Vogue on Google, and saw among its listing 'Spring 2019 Ready to Wear', and so I clicked on it. Among the lineup for the fashion Bible's Spring 2019 Ready to Wear listing are Giambattista Vali, Miu Miu, Givenchy,… Continue reading How’s this ready to wear?

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The heart which boldly faces death Upon the battlefield, and dares Cannon and bayonet, faints beneath The needle-points of frets and cares. The stoutest spirits they dismay— The tiny stings of every day. Ah! more than martyr’s aureole And more than hero’s heart of fire, We need the humble strength of soul Which daily toils… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

African designers · Fashion & Style · Runway

100 Republic – The Nouveau Collection

The 'Tasha Dress', one of the my favourite pieces from this collection, is a flattering red wrap dress with a v-neck line and bishop sleeves. A cool and collected look, the Nouveau Collection by acclaimed Nigerian women's wear brand, 100 Republic, is designed to achieve elegance and "irresistible stylishness" for its wearer. With sizes ranging… Continue reading 100 Republic – The Nouveau Collection

African designers · Events · Fashion & Style · Featured Post · News

Men’s Fashion Week Nigeria 2018 – New Dates

The dates for the Men's Fashion Week Nigeria 2018 has been changed. The dates for the fashion event which was originally scheduled to run from the 12th - 14th of October, 2018, has been moved to the 14th - 16th of November, 2018. See:Nigeria 2018: Men’s Fashion Week The venue of the Men's Fashion Week… Continue reading Men’s Fashion Week Nigeria 2018 – New Dates

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We ought to rise day by day with a certain zest, a clear intention, a design to make the most of every hour; not to let the busy hours shoulder each other or tread on each other’s heels, but to force every action to give up its strength and sweetness. There is work to be… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

Fashion & Style · Featured Post · Runway

The Details in the Dress

It can be a sleeve, the hem, an embroidery, a cut or a zipper, that makes all the difference in a dress. Most times, these small details are the beautiful additions to a traditional, basic design or fabric. From different fashion and clothing sites like Pop Sugar, A Dreamy Life, Marie Claire, Style Bistro, Five… Continue reading The Details in the Dress

African designers · Fashion & Style · Runway

The Princess Ford Spring/Summer 2018 Collection

The 'Glory Dress' is a beautiful white dress with pink floral embroidery, layers of tulle, and sparkle detail, designed for little girls from the ages of about 3 - 10, this dress along with several other creations in beautiful colors and child-friendly designs are all part of the Princess Ford Spring/Summer 2018 Collection by the… Continue reading The Princess Ford Spring/Summer 2018 Collection

African designers · African Inspired · Fashion & Style · Runway

The Asian Collection

The Asian Collection is a clothing collaboration between the Woodin Fashion House and designer, Jane Michael. Photographed by Kola Oshalusi and modeled by Telma Onyekashi, the Asian Collection is a purely African inspired work from the fabrics to the name, Asian - meaning "Yanga" from the Ibibio language spoken in some southern parts of Nigeria.… Continue reading The Asian Collection

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NINETY-ONE When you show up fully in life Raw Real Unashamed With messy hair Grammar errors Perfect in your imperfection You are telling others They can also do the same That it is safe to be yourself In a world that tells you to be something else. —Carla Gadyt. In Bloom Book This image does… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

Accessories · beauty · Celebrity fashion · Fashion & Style · Inspirational · Lifestyle · makeup · Runway · Street style

Weekend Style Photos

In this post, I picked out some of my favorite looks from the weekend, not just in clothing but accessories and makeup too. Most of them, you know and have seen here or somewhere else before, and yes, they are all from Instagram. First of, I beg to borrow and share, designer Brandon Maxwell's short… Continue reading Weekend Style Photos

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The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and Nature sink in years; But thou shall flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the war of elements, The wreck of matter and the crush of worlds. —Thomas Addison. This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

Fashion & Style · Inspirational · Runway

Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2019 Collection Suiting up for work with inspirations from Milan

With Ermano Scervino's Spring/Summer 2019 Collection, there are fun, classy ways of wearing suits and looking pretty. The collection's mix of a jacket with a tulle skirt; a striped, crop shirt worn over a pleated skirt; and a sporty sweatshirt tucked into a white, tiered, tulle skirt with floral motifs, is a fine mix of… Continue reading Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2019 Collection Suiting up for work with inspirations from Milan

beauty · makeup

From the ‘gram – Brushed Up Brows

90s thin eyebrows, full brushed up eyebrows With the wheels of beauty now spinning towards full brows, embracing a neatly done, fluffy brushed up eyebrow is now, one of the hot beauty trend on the runways and red carpets. I recently came across a video from the Soap Brows Kit, at @saopbrows on Instagram and… Continue reading From the ‘gram – Brushed Up Brows

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Up, up, my soul, the long-spent time redeeming; Sow thou the seeds of better deeds and thought; Light other lamps while yet thy lamp is beaming— The time is short. Think of the good thou might’st have done when brightly The suns to thee life’s choicest season brought; Hours lost to God in pleasure passing… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

beauty · Hair · Videos 📹

Video Tutorial: Wig making

Wig making is not my forte. I have recently, been considering wearing wigs quite a bit these days, because braiding often, is costing me my front hair. Thankfully, my twin sister Amanda, came through, with a new wig for me. The ease of wearing a wig this past few days, has been a good experience … Continue reading Video Tutorial: Wig making

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Caring for your body, mind, and spirit is your greatest and grandest responsibility. It's about listening to the needs of your soul and then honoring them. —Kristi Ling. This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

Fashion & Style · Runway · Street style

The Hundreds X Looney Tunes Collaboration

The Hundreds is an American streetwear clothing company and fashion brand. The Hundreds has had successful cartoon and streetwear fashion collaborations, which include a collaboration with Disney, Garfield. It's latest cartoon and clothing collaboration with one of America's favorite animated comedy series, Looney Tunes, is a military camo inspired collection featuring animated characters from the… Continue reading The Hundreds X Looney Tunes Collaboration

beauty · Footwear · Inspirational · Uncategorized

Giuseppe Zanotti – Spring/Summer 2019 Collection

Giuseppe Zanotti's new line of stilettos is the feet's Princess and the Diamond Shoes story. A collection of glamour, breathtaking design and definitive style, the Spring/Summer 2019 Shoe Collection offers a slingback stiletto, mules and ankle straps. The favorite of this collection is the gorgeous pale pink rose ankle strap with floral bouquet details, my… Continue reading Giuseppe Zanotti – Spring/Summer 2019 Collection

Accessories · Fashion & Style

Fashion Discoveries: The Angelou Bag

The Angelou Bag is a braided tassel bag with a tightly knit mesh interior and acrylic round handle. The compact, light, side piece come in ombre, teal, malachite, mauve, combat. The fashion must-have come in two sizes, mini and small, and is a perfect chic fit for any outfit. The Angelou Bag is amongst fashion… Continue reading Fashion Discoveries: The Angelou Bag

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Happiness can not be travelled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude. —Denis Waitley. This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

Accessories · Fashion & Style · Runway

Marchesa Spring/Summer 2019 Collection

I can imagine some pieces from this collection working out well on the red carpet, but generally, I think the new Marchesa Spring/Summer 2019 Collection will go better at fairy-themed events. It calls to mind, all the things I imagined female characters from Shakespeare's Tempest will look like, and the shades of purple, pink, wine… Continue reading Marchesa Spring/Summer 2019 Collection

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Man learns to swim by being tossed into life’s maelstrom and left to make his way ashore. No youth can learn to sail his life-craft in a lake sequestered and sheltered from all the storms, where other vessels never come. Skill comes through sailing one’s craft amidst rocks and bars and opposing fleets, amidst storms… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

Accessories · Fashion & Style

Chloe’s Tess Bags

The Tess Bag is a refined saddle bag by Chloé, defined as "an expression of Maison codes made modern". The Tess Bag is round shaped, made from fine calfskin leather and vinyl, and has double straps. It's sleek features include a gold metallic ring hardware, seasonal colors and an embroidery of small horse motifs. The… Continue reading Chloe’s Tess Bags