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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

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New Month, New Pieces

Wanni Fuga's clothings are simple, have class and style. The Nigerian brand's series of new releases embody the brand's signature style. The Nabir set, the Dary wrap set, the Twist dress, the Kano sets, PJ, Buba, Pina sets all include restocked pieces and entirely new releases. The collection makes a great look for the office,… Continue reading New Month, New Pieces

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The Curvy Life

The Curvy Life is known for its plus-sized dresses. They are different. The label creates and brings to life, some of what plus sized women see in magazines. Time after time, the Curvy Life has continued to astound customers, investors and designers with their designs. For the Glitz African Fashion Week, The Curvy Life highlights… Continue reading The Curvy Life

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NYFW – AZANIA

South African designer, David Tlale's fashion showcase in New York city was an intriguing, exciting and beautiful display. David Tlale continues to bring more to his collections, and yesterday was one of them. Showcased in two locations, Times Square and the Highline, David Tlale's Azania Collection's was displayed in the streets and had pedestrians as… Continue reading NYFW – AZANIA

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Photos from Mai Atafo’s New Womenswear Collection

Mai Atafo's new collection may be considered risqué for some people here but it is bold and there are beautiful pieces in the collection. I like the red tiered dress with lace corset and wine red blazer; I love the pants and men's suits pairings too. For this collection, the Nigerian designer fused pieces from… Continue reading Photos from Mai Atafo’s New Womenswear Collection

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A Kente wedding dress you won’t easily forget.

When describing fashionable, stylish and wanting to make long lasting statements Avonsige's wedding dress perfectly describes that. The Ghanaian designer incorporated Kente into this bespoke mermaid wedding dress. A combination of lace, silk and soft feather details, the dress's defining factor is in the structured floral design which beautifully runs from the knees to the… Continue reading A Kente wedding dress you won’t easily forget.

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Resort 2019 Collection: Marchesa

This collection reminds me of Disney princesses especially Princess Aurora. The collection is sweet, vivid, vintage, beautiful and every bit a fairy tale collection. The colors, tulle, twirling skirts, floral designs, lace appliqués, feathers, ruffles and fringe and gold embellishments are so romantic that it's hard to imagine this collection as day wear. It should… Continue reading Resort 2019 Collection: Marchesa