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

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African designers · Celebrity fashion · Fashion & Style

Ini and her Powersuit

This photo of Ini Edo in a pastel blue pantsuit with large pink bubblegum inspired designs have been popping up in my Instagram feed and making the rounds on Nigerian social and fashion blogs since yesterday. With the poor network connection here, I haven't been able to look at it properly until a few hours… Continue reading Ini and her Powersuit

African designers · African Inspired · Fashion & Style · Photography

Ghana Must Go Bags – A History in Perseverance

Instead of "outrage", most people got a healthy laugh when they heard about Louis Vuitton's $300 Chequered bags aka Ghana Must Go Bags. Sold in Nigeria for between N250 to N900 depending on the size, $300 (approximately N109, 500.00) for the small size version of the bag seemed a whole Ghana Must Go full of… Continue reading Ghana Must Go Bags – A History in Perseverance

African designers · Catwalk · Events · Fashion & Style · News

Arise Fashion Week 2019

Arise Fashion has released the dates for its 2019 Fashion Week. The annual event is one of Africa's biggest fashion events and has for long provided a platform for African fashion designers to showcase their latest and best selling designs. This year, the fashion event will be held in Lagos Nigeria at the Lagos Continental… Continue reading Arise Fashion Week 2019

African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

Terra Cotta’s Fleur Collection

This new collection by Terra Cotta mixes sophisticated power dressing with casual wear. The collection titled 'Fleur' draws inspiration from the 1920s and the Ikebana, a Japanese art of flower arrangement. The collection is comprised by edgy sweatshirts with embossed catchy phrases and the mysterious eye 👁‍🗨. For the work wear pieces, the designer's creativeness… Continue reading Terra Cotta’s Fleur Collection

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New Bridal Collection – Abèbí by Tan

One of the things Abèbí by Tan does really well are Kimonos. It's line of chic, trendy kimonos in colorful prints and beautiful, free flowing fabrics make a versatile addition to your wardrobe. For it's bridal collection, Abèbí by Tan creates a collection of sheer kimonos for a bridal pre-wedding party and after-party. The collection… Continue reading New Bridal Collection – Abèbí by Tan

African designers · Fashion & Style · Modest wear · Street style

Fashion Discoveries: Amnas puffy-sleeved Kimono

As far as Kimono's go, I think this Amnas puffy sleeve kimono is my favorite kimono and fashion item for February. It's cool, literally and figuratively - the sheer fabric is perfect to let the air in. The kimono is made from organza and comes in two colors - royal blue and black. Amnas, Nigeria's… Continue reading Fashion Discoveries: Amnas puffy-sleeved Kimono

African designers · Events · Fashion & Style · News

The Garment Factory Lagos Pop Up Party

The Garment Factory is hosting its first pop up party in 2019. The event which will be hosted on Saturday, March 2nd at the Warehouse Kitchen, Admiralty Way by Fidelity Bank Lekki 1, will offer guests the best selling styles from the brand's collections including the best selling embellished Maxi dresses. The brand famous for… Continue reading The Garment Factory Lagos Pop Up Party

African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style

Spring/Summer 2019 – VISU

VISU's Spring/Summer 2019 collection offers you 'A seat at the table' with its sleek, sophisticated and feminine fashion pieces. Offering among others, a track style, athletisure inspired pants paired with a button down v-neck white blouse; an assymetric peplum blouse ; a black backstrap jumpsuit, VISU combines earthy tones with classic, timeless, feminine silhouettes adorned… Continue reading Spring/Summer 2019 – VISU

African designers · beauty · makeup · Photography

The Alien, The Goddess and The Angel

A three-themed fashion x photography editorial, these photos are from the series - Out of the World. Photographed by Nigerian photographer Lex Ash, with creative inputs such as makeup by @adella_makeup, @poshpaperdesigns for props and assist, hair by @ceezystyling. It was modeled by M. J Akindele of FEW Models. The fabrics used for this editorial… Continue reading The Alien, The Goddess and The Angel