African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

Lilo Stitches

"What your seamstress/tailor can do... we can do better", these are the words that mark Lilo Stitches new line of ready to wear Ankara clothing. Made to appeal to lovers of Ankara and African prints, Lilo Stitches designed each piece with modern and stylish aesthetic. A flurry of colors, floral patterns and geometric motif, the… Continue reading Lilo Stitches

African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

Shop MAJU

MAJU is a women's fashion brand and online clothing store that offers luxury, trendy women's wear. The clothing brand teamed up with Anaere Daniella and Hillz Ese Amros of Beth Model Management, to promote its new releases in a fun editorial. The new release include the Zazie shirt dresses complete with flared long sleeves and… Continue reading Shop MAJU

African Inspired · Fashion & Style · Street style

Fashion Discoveries: When your jacket is all the talking you need

This beautiful brown khaki jacket was worn by Ghanaian beauty entrepreneur, Hamamat, to launch her Shea butter skincare line in New York City. The jacket features wide collars, zips and the most interesting feature are the art scenes of traditional African women preparing food. Hamamat pairs the jacket with an orange colored slip dress, perspex… Continue reading Fashion Discoveries: When your jacket is all the talking you need

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Tired! Well, what of that? Didst fancy life was spent on beds of ease, Fluttering the rose-leaves scattered by the breeze? Come! rouse thee, work while it is called to-day! Coward, arise—go forth upon the way Lonely! And what of that? Some one must be lonely; ’tis not given to all To feel a heart… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

Bridals · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

The Movement of Modern Whimsical Romance

It's my first time of hearing about DivaLukky. The Nigerian bespoke/bridal fashion brand, has been around for a long time (since 2013) and enjoys huge success among its clientele. Looking back, I have missed a lot and I am impressed with the brand's designs over the years. Recently, the brand released a new collection called… Continue reading The Movement of Modern Whimsical Romance

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it's crucial that you rise and stand as the winds of gravity push you down bending when the storm comes is wise but the goal is to always rise again —C. P Beauvoir. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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Movie Trailers: Maleficient – Mistress of Evil

Maleficient - Mistress of Evil Release Date: 18th October, 2019 Genre: Adventure, Fantasy Director: Joachim Rønning Star Cast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Ed Skrein, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton. Studio: Walt Disney Studio Storyline (IMDB)- A fantasy adventure that picks up several years after "Maleficent," in which audiences learned of the events that hardened… Continue reading Movie Trailers: Maleficient – Mistress of Evil

Celebrity fashion · Events · Fashion & Style · News

Most Glamorous Celebrity of the Year – Ghana

A fitting reward for Selorm Galley-Fiawoo (Selly). For years now, I have watched Selly on her TV show The Premier shown on Joy Prime, and I will say that her style and fashion has evolved beautifully. Since partnering with Sima Brew, Ghanaian celebrated women's wear and bridal designer, she has worn some of the best… Continue reading Most Glamorous Celebrity of the Year – Ghana

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Everything in your life will now begin to propel forward. You will notice a shift from stagnation to flow, from lack to abundance, from confusion to clarity, from pain to peace. This is the turning point. —Idil Ahmed. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

beauty · makeup

100 Years Of

Allure's 100 Year's Of... is fast becoming one of my favorite YouTube videos because of the lessons in history they offer, the makeup, fashion and styling techniques, the ideas behind them and because it's heartwarming watching all those ladies have fun and smile 🙂. For the first time, I am sharing Allure's latest 100 Years… Continue reading 100 Years Of

Celebrity fashion · Events · Fashion & Style · Street style

Celebrity Weekday Style

For this week's green inspiration, we have Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade Ekhinde and international singer, Ciara to thank. The stars got dressed in different shades of enviable, figure-hugging, fashion defining green ensembles. Omotola Jalade Ekhinde In a photo shoot captured by Nigerian ace photographer Felix Crown for the movie premiere of Cold Feet, Omotola Jalade Ekhinde… Continue reading Celebrity Weekday Style

Accessories · Catwalk · Fashion & Style · Fashion Trends · Footwear

Turn off the Lights

Mach&Mach is a US based women's fashion brand that designs and produces fashion forward women's wear: bags, shoes and clothing. At the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi, the brand showcased it's new collection, the Mach&Mach Fall/Winter 19-20. Amongst the collection's catwalk of signature sparkling party pieces, Mach&Mach also presented luminescent wrap dresses, blazer dresses and sparkling… Continue reading Turn off the Lights

Fashion & Style · Lingerie · News

What is the future for Victoria’s Secret?

We have known the past dates for the most iconic lingerie fashion show ever, through the buzz and excitement from chosen Angels. The bras strung with layers of Swarovski crystals and diamonds, the extravagant Angel wings, top celebrity musical performances and wind-blown perfectly curled hair has been among the highlights of Victoria's Secret annual fashion… Continue reading What is the future for Victoria’s Secret?

African Beauty · Events · Fashion & Style

Beverly Naya is our Mid-week Style Crush

Beverly Naya is serving major "win win" goals in this gown by Lanre da Silva Ajayi. The actress attended the premier event for the movie, Cold Feet in the custom made gown. Featuring puffy sleeves, cold shoulders and a train, the gown is a beautifully designed to accentuate Beverly's hour glass silhouette. The color is… Continue reading Beverly Naya is our Mid-week Style Crush

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If one touch of nature makes the whole world kin, methinks that sweet and wonderful thing sympathy is not less powerful. What golden barriers, what ice of centuries, it can melt in a moment! —Charles Reade. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

African designers · beauty · Bridals · Celebrity fashion · Events · Fashion & Style · News · Red Carpet

Beauty is pain: Welcome to the Met

In a Look What You Made Me Do moment, Kim Kardashian West revealed to Vogue that she took corset breathing lessons to fit into her Thierry Mugler custom designed dress for the Met. The Met Gala preparation took seven whole months and the expertise of fitness coach Melissa Alcanta, fashion designer Thierry Mugler, corset maker… Continue reading Beauty is pain: Welcome to the Met

African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

The Nomadic Collection

This collection matches comfort to style, athletisure,to kung-fu inspiration. I like that pieces from the collection are designed to be free and cut in such a way that it allows for free flow of air. Instead of flats and sneakers, I think of six inch silver strap heels as perfect accompanying footwear for each look… Continue reading The Nomadic Collection

Bridals · Catwalk

Photo of the Day

Inbal Dror's 2019 couture wedding collection is a must see for brides and non brides. It comprises elegant wedding gowns in beautiful Chantilly lace, embroidery and dreamy design details. Each piece is designed with every special occasion in mind: a second dress, an evening dress, a wedding gown, a red carpet beauty and that special… Continue reading Photo of the Day

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Friendship is for all aid and comfort through all the relations of life and death—for serene days and graceful gifts and country rambles; but also for rough roads, and hard fare, shipwreck, poverty, and persecution. —Ralph Waldo Emerson. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

Accessories · beauty · Catwalk · Celebrity fashion · Events · Fashion & Style · Red Carpet

Camp: Notes on Fashion

The 2019 Met Gala was held on Monday. The The Costume Institute Gala at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is the biggest fashion high class event hosted and it has been hosted by US Vogue's editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. Monday's Met Gala theme was Camp: Notes on Fashion; it was hosted by Anna Wintour, Lady… Continue reading Camp: Notes on Fashion

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Find a balance between hustle and rest. You don't need to have a love life or a soul mate figured out. Go travel the world. Battle your demons. Set up a business, find people who value your heart and yours will attract. Don't live in the past, you have so much more to see. —The… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

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The weakest among us has a gift, however seemingly trivial, which is peculiar to him, and which worthily used, will be a gift to his race forever. —John Ruskin. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

African Beauty · Celebrity fashion · Fashion & Style

Celebrity Fashion – What to wear on a hot date

When undecided on what to wear, Pinterest, Instagram and celebrity fashion sites come in handy for fashion and style inspirations. While we are improving on the style lessons, Nigerian media personality and style influencer, Dabota Lawson is showing us how to wear gold. Dabota shared these photos on Instagram. She wore an Erica Moore embellished… Continue reading Celebrity Fashion – What to wear on a hot date

African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

Dear George

"Dear George"  is Ituen Basi's collection presented at the Arise Fashion Week 2019. Unlike the affectionate title given to this collection, the collection is anything but that. It speaks of colors, style, affirmations of self independence, self worth, positivity and financial freedom. The collection which comprises khaki inspired puffy jackets, knitted skirts, sheer blouses and… Continue reading Dear George

Celebrity fashion · Fashion & Style

Weekend blue vibes – Celebrity Fashion Inspiration

While working through the weekend's celebrity "who, what, wear" list, Rosie Huntington Whiteley's outfit on Saturday takes the spotlight. Tagged our "blue inspiration", Rosie glowed in a ribbed maxi dress by luxury women's fashion designer, Solace London. The Mirabel dress, as it is called, is a lovely dress with delicate design features and set in… Continue reading Weekend blue vibes – Celebrity Fashion Inspiration

Celebrity fashion

Would you wear Kylie Jenner’s Glittering Fishnet Pants

Kylie Jenner is in New York city for the Met Gala. Last night the beauty entrepreneur went on a dinner date with her daughter. The mother daughter duo wore matching all black outfits. Kylie wore a two piece outfit by fashion brand Mach & Mach. The outfit is from the brand's Autumn/Winter 2018 Tbilisi showcase.… Continue reading Would you wear Kylie Jenner’s Glittering Fishnet Pants

Accessories · Bridals · Fashion & Style

Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry Collection

Sabyasachi Jewelry is one of my personal fashion discoveries. The Indian designer released a new collection of fine, luxury jewelry last month. Here's a look at the Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry Collection.

African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

Sima Brew’s Desire Collection

Sima Brew is famous for her bridal wears. The fact that she swings the traditional white bridal wear with African traditional bridal wear in enriched, innovative styles is one of her major fashion and style points. The Ghanaian fashion designer is delivering on a new collection with finer and more polished details and designs. The… Continue reading Sima Brew’s Desire Collection

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Look in my face; my name is Might-have-been; I am also called No-more, Too-late, Farewell; Unto thine ear I hold the dead sea-shell Cast up thy Life’s foam-fretted feet between; Unto thine eyes the glass where that is seen Which had Life’s form and Love’s, but by my spell Is now a shaken shadow intolerable,… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

African designers · Fashion & Style

87 Origins

87 Origins is a Nigerian contemporary fashion brand based in Lagos, Nigeria. The brand offers women and men's wear in what it describes as "understated and modern". 87 Origins celebrated its 3rd anniversary yesterday and in anticipation of the event released a series of fashion pieces for its female and male customers. This new release… Continue reading 87 Origins

African designers · Catwalk · Events · Fashion & Style

From Catwalk to Work Wear: 5 Designers from the 2019 Arise Fashion Week 2019 we are coveting

There’s no end to the list of style and fashion ideas for casual wear. In fact, there are no rules.  When it comes to work wear however, it's a little bit tricky navigating from professional dress codes, general work wear codes and your free spirited, innovative style sense. So, for this we sometimes need a… Continue reading From Catwalk to Work Wear: 5 Designers from the 2019 Arise Fashion Week 2019 we are coveting

African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

Autumn/Winter 2019 – Nkwo

At the just concluded Arise Fashion Week 2019, artisanal fashion label, Nkwo, presented its Autumn/Winter 2019 Fashion Collection. Unlike the sleek designs we saw from most designers who showcased at the event, Nkwo's fashion collection was a jumble of different pieces of fabric. It was interesting and I really liked it because it was different.… Continue reading Autumn/Winter 2019 – Nkwo

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To me, the power of feminity has to do with courage. The courage to be who you want to be, the courage to have your own opinions, the courage to be strong and vulnerable at the same time, and the courage to dress exactly how you want to dress. —Loruma Designs. This image does not… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

Celebrity fashion

Photo of the Day

Beyonce lying amidst rows of Adidas sneakers is our photo of the Day. The singer was pictured wearing a long-sleeved Adidas leotard in a red suit. The leotard was simple and had the stripes and logo of Adidas on it.

Accessories · African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

Fashion Discoveries: Raffia Backpacks by Andrea Iyamah

Andrea Iyamah's Wild Woman Collection for the fashion brand's Spring/Summer 2019 is a beautiful presentation of prints, geometric lines and architectural design silhouettes. Among the many designs presented by the brand at the Arise Fashion Week 2019 is a beautiful rectangular raffia backpack. The backpacks are beautiful handwoven works and features leather straps. Do you… Continue reading Fashion Discoveries: Raffia Backpacks by Andrea Iyamah

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We live in deeds, not years: in thoughts, not breaths: In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best. —Philip James Bailey. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style · Photography

House of Borah presents its new fashion collection EMOTIONs

Photographed by Wide Angle Pixels and modeled by Nma (@_melanie_) and Anjel (@peggyanjel), the fashion collection EMOTIONs is classy and special. Beginning with the ARDOUR piece - a one-sleeve dark blue dress with assymetrical ruffled hems, House of Borah presents us with the diverse feelings that birthed the collection. The ARDOUR represents the strength that… Continue reading House of Borah presents its new fashion collection EMOTIONs

African Inspired · Hair

Hair-raising Art by Laetitia Ky

Having the hair literally speak is what Disney and Nickolodeon are made for. Having your hair speak ears, bull, messages of self love, positivity and strength are large words in this context, and that is what Ivorian artist, Laetitia Ky is here for. Laetitia Ky describes herself as an Ivorian goddess, a Polyvalent artist and… Continue reading Hair-raising Art by Laetitia Ky

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Have patience with yourself. Nobody ever got better overnight. You'll get wherever you need to be in time. For now, remember that everyday you survive is a step forward, and you have survived many tough days that you thought wouldn't pass. Be proud of yourself and keep going. —The Female Hustlers. This image does not… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

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Movie Trailers: Shaft

  Shaft Release Date: 14th June, 2019 Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime Director: Tim Story Star Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Regina Hall, Titus Welliver, Jessie T. Usher Studio: New Line Cinema John Shaft Jnr. needs his family's help to uncover the truth behind his best friend's untimely death. With his father and grandfather, they combine… Continue reading Movie Trailers: Shaft