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Vogue Australia December 2018 Issue

With Australian supermodel, Adut Akech Bior as the cover star of Vogue Australia's December Issue, you can be sure the issue will be as entertaining and vivacious as the tall, dark skinned model. Centering on family and friendship, Adut Akech takes us home this Christmas to where it all began. The shoot includes shots of… Continue reading Vogue Australia December 2018 Issue

African designers · Fashion & Style · Runway

Luxury Vintage With A Twist

Mazelle is a Nigerian based women's wear luxury brand making its mark in Nigeria and across Africa. With its clothings designed and manufactured in Nigeria, the brand's latest pieces titled Nostalgic Summer 2018 take on a life of their own offering uniqueness and vivacity. According to the brand's Instagram page, Nostalgic Summer 2018 is an… Continue reading Luxury Vintage With A Twist

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Taibo Bacar – Love Yourself

Taibo Bacar's Love Yourself Collection features an exclusive Taibo Bacar private collection of 4 new styles of sunglasses in two colors. The Mozambiquan women's wear luxury brand also offers female sun hats embroidered with the brand's name, the summer Be Bacar bags which comes in a chic round shape and features double straps, denim pants… Continue reading Taibo Bacar – Love Yourself

African designers · Events · Fashion & Style · News

Wanni Fuga’s Lagos Pop Up Event

Nigerian women's wear clothing brand Wanni Fuga is holding a pop up sales event in Lagos, Nigeria. The event will feature the brand's latest pieces and accessories from the Pina co-ords to the its line of maxi dresses in African fabrics, all for sale on a special discount offer of 85%. Scheduled for the 15th… Continue reading Wanni Fuga’s Lagos Pop Up Event

Accessories · beauty · Fashion & Style · Lifestyle

Fiorever Christmas Gift Ideas

Wrapping gifts can be as exciting as unwrapping them. Shopping for the right special item for each person in your life, knowing that you are the only one with the knowledge of what is wrapped up in the box, and the thought of the reception each gift will bring to the receiver are intimate, precious… Continue reading Fiorever Christmas Gift Ideas

Accessories · Events · Fashion & Style · Footwear

Photo of the Week

Poppy Delevigne looked stunning and beautiful in this custom couture Paolo Sebastian dress. The fashion influencer and entrepreneur wore the dress to the 2018 Melbourne National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Gala. The dress is inspired by the American Express Platinum Card and the NGV's latest exhibition. The dress is The Dégradé dress with a side-skirt, … Continue reading Photo of the Week

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That low man seeks a little thing to do, Sees it and does it: This high man, with a great thing to pursue, Dies ere he knows it. That low man goes on adding one to one, His hundred’s soon hit: This high man, aiming at a million, Misses an unit. That, has the world… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

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i am holding space for myself. i never thought I would be here. but here i am. alive, evolving, learning and choosing joy - despite the odds. —Alex Elle. This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

African designers · Fashion & Style · Runway

Christie Brown Spring/Summer 2018 Collection

Christie Brown presented this collection to the English royals, His Royal Highness Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall, in Accra Ghana during their official royal tour of Africa. The collection is beautiful and quite striking. The designer Christie Brown beautifully infuses aspects of culture from different eras together with each retaining… Continue reading Christie Brown Spring/Summer 2018 Collection

African designers · Fashion & Style · Runway

‘True to Self’ by AMEDE

Nigeria's Amede was the 2017 winner of the Most Innovative Women's Wear Designer at the Middle East & Africa Business Awards. Her signature print, the dark toned, colorful batik is again employed here in this collection to tell the story of a woman's strength and courage. Titled True to Self, the collection features maxi dresses… Continue reading ‘True to Self’ by AMEDE

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There are some men and women in whose company we are always at our best. All the best stops in our nature are drawn out by their intercourse, and we find a music in our souls never there before. —Henry Drummond. This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

African Inspired · Fashion & Style · Lifestyle

Traditional South African Clothing | Nic Harry South Africa

The colorful nwenda is a piece of South African traditional clothing I have always admired and of course, the famous traditional Zulu hats for women. In this post by fashion blog Nic Harry, we see a run down of traditional South African clothing for both men and women from the different tribes. https://nicharry.com/blogs/blog/traditional-south-african-clothing

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What in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and support; That to the light of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence And justify the ways of God to men. —John Milton. This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

beauty · makeup

A Brow Christmas

Sometimes we may want a little more than the regular Christmas hat with cotton ball on top. Maybe a red cardigan will do, or a white blouse with red skirt, or wearing any of the dashing beautiful red shades from the Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge lip paint collection, or even maybe touching up your brows… Continue reading A Brow Christmas

Accessories · Fashion & Style · Footwear

Zara’s Lilac Heels for the Festive Season

According to Mailonline's Dianne Apen-sadler, Zara's Lilac Heels are the party perfect mules for the coming festive season, and before it's release last night, the purple pair already had a long waiting list. With a pointed toe, three cute small bows in front, and a 10cm high heels, the Lilac strap heels sell for £39.… Continue reading Zara’s Lilac Heels for the Festive Season

Accessories · African designers · Fashion & Style · News

Fashion Discoveries: Aiinomoh Accessories’s Belt Bags

Aiinomoh Accessories's Belt bag is a small, box bag with detachable belt. The belt bags are made from velvet with Ankara and Adire fabric designs, sequined details and detachable brooch. The bags which also makes for a unique, glam look without the use of the belts are available at the Pop United event (@popunited) on… Continue reading Fashion Discoveries: Aiinomoh Accessories’s Belt Bags

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To know what you prefer, instead of humbly saying “Amen” to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive. —Robert Louis Stevenson. This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

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It is only when you risk failure that you discover things. When you play it safe, you are not expressing the utmost of your human experience. —Lupita Nyong' o. This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

African Beauty · beauty · Hair · Videos 📹

Video Tutorial: How not to spend between $800 to $500 on Wigs

This week, Cardi B (real name Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar) posted a video on Instagram about how expensive it is to maintain her grooming routine. The famous Bodak Yellow rapper listed her beauty regimen and how much each cost, including the cost of her full lace wigs costing from about $800 to $500, that's about N288000… Continue reading Video Tutorial: How not to spend between $800 to $500 on Wigs

Music ▶

Mp3: Black Mermaid by Esthero

I think it's films that you find some of the best songs/soundtracks. Last night, I discovered Black Mermaid by Esthero. The lyrics were spoken by Violet, the female lead character in the movie Nappily Ever After. I am a black mermaid Nothing rare you will find I am here for you to love me I… Continue reading Mp3: Black Mermaid by Esthero

African designers · Fashion & Style · Runway

Elie Kuame’s Spring/Summer 2019 Collection

Last year, I announced that the fashion world was moving away from sheer and nude to embrace more modest wear designs in clothing. I admit that I was a little bit hasty. These pieces are from Elie Kuame's Spring/Summer 2019 Collection. They are mostly made from tulles and chiffon for an ultimate sophisticated sheer/nude effect.… Continue reading Elie Kuame’s Spring/Summer 2019 Collection

African Beauty · Celebrity fashion · Fashion & Style · makeup

Look of the Week

Two days ago, Stephanie Coker Aboderin, Nigeria TV presenter and OAP released a series of photos to mark her birthday. The photographs was shot by Nigerian acclaimed celebrity photographer, Felix Crown and her makeup was done by Layefa Beauty. Stephanie was dressed head to toe in white, featuring a belted blazer with matching cigarette pants.… Continue reading Look of the Week

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Vlisco x Style Temple

Nigerian fashion label, Style Temple teamed with Vlisco, Africa's no. 1 textile and fabric manufacturer, to create ten unique designs from the manufacture's new wax prints for a look book titled, Force of Nature. Force of Nature is inspired by the woman's feminine strength, resilience and force. The look book is a fine mix of… Continue reading Vlisco x Style Temple

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Faith that withstood the shocks of toil and time, Hope that defied despair, Patience that conquered care, And loyalty whose courage was sublime; Teaching us how to seek the highest goal, To earn the true success; To live to love, to bless, And make death proud to take a royal soul. Louisa M. Alcott. This… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

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Start over my darling. Be brave enough to find the life you want and courageous enough to chase it. Then start over and love yourself the way you were always meant to. —Madalyn Beck. This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

Accessories · Fashion & Style · Runway

Fall/Winter 2018 – Maxmara

Maxmara's Fall/Winter '18 Collection is dedicated to staying elegant through the winter cold. A combination of chic long coats, comfy and sparkly sweaters, gloves and cigarette trousers, the collection offers warmth, comfort, elegance, luxury, beauty and style. From the collection's hooded scarf, winter boots, loafers, leather handbags, to its embellished gloves, the Maxmara Fall/Winter 2018… Continue reading Fall/Winter 2018 – Maxmara

Events · Lingerie · News

Pepskru’s Classic Lingerie Party

Pepskru is a Nigerian fashion label that specializes in women's sleepwear, lingerie, ready to wear and accessories. The label which is famous for its lingerie line, is hosting a classic lingerie party. Slated for Wednesday, the 28th of November, 2018 at 7pm, at the Landmark Center, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria, the lingerie party will… Continue reading Pepskru’s Classic Lingerie Party

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Pillow pressing hard on my chest Emotions playing my mind like chess All these aching in my soul Darkened more than charcoal I just want to lay my thoughts to rest I press the pillow close to my chest Like a life support I just want it to suppress my pain Be my bandaid I… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

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Who are you wearing?

Who are you wearing? Style Temple. For a while now, Style Temple has been teasingly presenting some pieces from this collection. From Toke Makinwa's Guaranty Trust Bank fashion cocktail outing, wearing one of the brand's work from this collection - a stunning white dress with long sleeves and frill details, to a model modeling an… Continue reading Who are you wearing?

Accessories · Fashion & Style · Runway

All the Pretty Things – Cult Gaia’s Resort 2019 Collection

I like writing about beautiful things, like Cult Gaia's Solene Mini Bag and leaf green Cosette gown from Cult Gaia's Resort 2019 Collection. Earthy, warm, classy and luxe define this unique presentation, which according to the women's wear brand, is inspired by a woman of travel. The Resort collection is one of simple but not… Continue reading All the Pretty Things – Cult Gaia’s Resort 2019 Collection

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our hearts were meant to be broken and shattered how else would we know what it feels like to fall in love with someone so deeply and lose them to another person sometimes it's not a person but life who takes them away from our loving arms burying them beneath the earth and sometimes they… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

Fashion & Style · Runway

Rosario’s Fall/Winter 2018 – 2019 Collection

Since 2012, Rosario is known for its line of evening and cocktail dresses. From the brand's sparkling sequins, to its use of frills, bustier and lace details, Rosario continues to promote and provide elegant femininty through the its designs. The 2018 - 2019 Fall/Winter collection consists of a bold color mix; a black and white… Continue reading Rosario’s Fall/Winter 2018 – 2019 Collection

Videos 📹

Movie Trailers: Chief Daddy

Chief Daddy Release Date: December 14, 2018 Premier: Oriental Hotel, 3 Lekki Road, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria on December 2, 2018 Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy Director: Niyi Akinmolayan Studio: Ebony Life Films Chief Daddy is a great movie to look forward to this coming season. With Nollywood's Nkem Owoh, Patience Ozokwor, Joke Silva, Shaffy Bello,… Continue reading Movie Trailers: Chief Daddy

Bridals · Fashion & Style · Runway

La Dolce Vita collection by Inbal Dror

Last year, Inbal Dror was listed among the favorite designers for Megan Markle's (now Duchess of Sussex) wedding dress. Inbal Dror is among the world's famous and favorite bridal fashion houses. With the brand's signature style, sensuality, feminity, it's difficult not to expect an excellent, unique and utterly defining work from the Israeli based bridal… Continue reading La Dolce Vita collection by Inbal Dror

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A DREAM written down with a date becomes a GOAL. A goal broken down into steps becomes a PLAN. A plan backed by ACTION becomes a REALITY. —JourneyStrenght This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

beauty · Inspirational · makeup · Videos 📹

Glamour’s hashtagBlendOutBullying Campaign

As hashtags go, this is among the most meaningful and interesting hashtags: speaking out for a good cause, reaching out to victims of bullying, breaking down stigmas, owning the past, boosting confidence, getting your blush on, and all in a single #. Starring Megan Barton-Hanson, Chidera Eggerue, Heather Moorehouse, Chessie King, Sophia Mitchell, Carly Rowena,… Continue reading Glamour’s hashtagBlendOutBullying Campaign

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Judge not the workings of his brain And of his heart thou canst not see; What looks to thy dim eyes a stain In God’s pure light may only be A scar, brought from some well-won field, Where thou would’st only faint and yield. And judge none lost; but wait and see, With hopeful pity,… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

beauty · Celebrity fashion · Cosmetics · Fashion & Style · makeup · Videos 📹

Fenty Beauty’s Tuesday Beauty Tutorial

Fenty Beauty has released its weekly tutorial. This time, the look is titled Wild Thoughts, culled from the popular 2016 music video by Dj Khaled featuring Rihanna. Starring Rihanna, this week's Tuesday Tutorial shows us how to achieve Rihanna's glamorous look which she wore in the Wild Thoughts video. From the Moroccan Spice Eye Shadow… Continue reading Fenty Beauty’s Tuesday Beauty Tutorial

African Beauty · Events · Runway

From Africa

The 2018 Miss Universe pageant will be held on December 17, 2018. This will mark the pageant's 67th year. The event which will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, has 94 participating countries with their respective representatives. There are 9 countries representing Africa: Angola, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia. The winner… Continue reading From Africa

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"darling you have been taught your whole life that carrying around pain requires strength, but what if I told you that finding the strength to let that pain go is where your true power lays? —iambrillyant This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

African designers · beauty · Fashion & Style · Lingerie · makeup · Runway · Street style

Today’s Instagram Style Picks

From Fendi's Resort 2019 Collection clothing; Wanni Fuga's high-low caftan and frilly Buba; Knafe's burgundy sheer dress; Maxmara's light chocolate brown cardigan coat, with matching turtleneck blouse and skirt, Jlux Label's Criss gold detail ribbed dress, and more, we are continuously presented with elevated and sophisticated style mix, fashion items that are comfortable, chic and… Continue reading Today’s Instagram Style Picks