Bella Naija, Designers

Imad Eduso Presents Autumn Winter 2017 Collection ‘The Glam Tux’

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Womenswear brand Imad Eduso presents it’s Autumn Winter 2017 collection called The Glam Tux for the women who aren’t slaves to trends, but set their own. The Glam Tux collection epitomises strength, acceptance and self confidence, without eliminating the masculinity of a tuxedo, this collection embodies the multifaceted independent woman who can look alluring, sophisticated and timeless all in one. With an array of fabric from silk,organza to tweed with a touch of sparkle in the form of embellishments, these pieces are indeed for the masters of style. See the Collection Credits Photographer: @Raniola Model: @fatbellysu Accessories: @fusion_trendz Website: www.imad-eduso.com Instagram: @imadeduso_ Contact

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Five Bridal Shoes You’ll Love To Buy

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Your wedding shoes are a special pair that you’ll treasure forever. Even if your dress covers them up, you want to be confident knowing that you love whatever pair you choose. Just like your dress, this is a purchase where a tiny splurge is completely valid. Comfort is KEY on your wedding day, so even if you get googly-eyed about a pair of stilettos, keep in mind that you’re going to wearing those bad boys for many hours (likely more than a full eight hour work day to be precise). You’ll want to make sure that your tootsies can remain

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Check Out The Maki Oh Collection Autumn/Winter 2017

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Maki Oh Collection AW17 This Maki Oh fall collection gets its inspiration from love and seduction on the move. The imagination behind it is that of “…young lower-middle class woman and her journey to see a lover for a casual encounter.” The setting is Lagos, at night and the collection is a movement through this lady’s commute in the various means of transportation available to someone of her status; the yellow danfo bus, symbolic representations of the ever-busy Lagos life, and a walk in the dark to get to her lover’s place. This collection speaks to a young woman who

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‘Go to Hell': Stefano Gabbana Tells Critics Who Lambasted Him For Celebrating America’s First Lady Official Potrait

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Legendary fashion designer Stefano Gabbana got into it with his fans on Tuesday when some of them took offence with the Dolce & Gabbana designer sharing a picture of First Lady Melania Trump on his own Instagram page. The US first lady, Melania Trump was wearing the designer’s $2,895 Turlington jacket in her first official portrait. When Stefano Gabbana of the Dolce & Gabbana brand took notice he quickly shared the photo on his page to celebrate the significant achievement.   For any fashion designer, having your work modeled by the first lady in an official portrait could be seen

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Designers, Men's Fashion

Femy Toys Unveils “GEOMETRY 3.0” for WET 17

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Fast rising menswear label, Femy Toys has released the second part of its collection for WET 17. The design house whose design soul is carefully stitched to creating shapes on timeless silhouette while maintaining simplicity added a core element of living called Culture, straying away from its usual casual vibe and drawing its references from the Northern part of Nigeria as seen in its presentation.     For Femi Adeyemi, “Geometry isn’t Culture Defined but my team and I decided to dive into the Laidback yet Artistically driven Fashion of the Northern Culture.” Femy Toys, amidst countless numbers of designers,

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Designers, Fashion & Beauty

Maju’s Spring Edit Is So Perfect For Valentine

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Staying true to the celebration of duos, Maju releases The Spring Edit just in time for Valentine’s Day. Celebrating the diversity in femininity through clean silhouettes, frills, and on-trend spring colours and textures; velvet, silk and metallics. Maju has collaborated with StyleMeAfrica, Good Hair Ltd and AnitaBrows Studio on the campaign featuring Amiola Aguda and Seyitan Atigarin of ‘Here and Now: The Adventures of TASA’ as muses of the month of February. See the edit below! What do you think of the Maju Spring Edit? Do you like it? Let me know in the comment section below! Credits: Photography: Anny

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Couture Label Ferona unveils its S/S 2017 Collection

What’s not to love?! BN Stylistas, we are presented with a campaign lookbook from British-Nigerian Couture brand Ferona. Ferona has been a favourite amongst some of your most loved stars. Actress Adesua Etomi was seen recently in a gown from the label at the 2016 Headies Awards in December. With this collection, the brand emphasizes the art of versatility, function and wearability. According to a rep for the label, the dresses were created by hand with materials sourced from London, Italy, Switzerland and Paris. Lookbook For more information on Ferona, log on to www.fer-ona.com | follow on Instagram @feronaofficial Photos

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Ayo Van Elmar Spring Summer 2017 collection Leaves Us Wanting More.

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Ayo Van Elmar has unveiled its Spring Summer 2017 collection. The brand recently announced Funke Akindele Bello as the brand ambassador.   The SS17 lookbook is modeled by fashion enthusiast, Oge Agu.   The colours featured in Delirium play on the extreme edges, sheer, patterns, fringes, and volumes run acutely through an amplified state of wildness, that is eventually characterized with a balanced coherency. The creative director describes the collection as a creation born out of sudden periodic raving states of restlessness and ecstasy. Credit Make-up Artist:  Oge Makeup Artistry, @oge_makeup_artistry Creative Direction: Ayo Elizabeth Olaogun, @ayovanelmar Photography:  Tunde Owolabi Studios,

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Bella Naija, Designers, Women's Fashion

Zii Presents Its First Ever Collection “Reina” With Day-to-Night Pieces

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Zii, a womenswear brand by JZO presents its first collection “Reina”, which means queen. Here’s what the brand has to say about its debut – It is a celebration of the beauty that emanates from the graceful interplay of femininity and Strength, in a power driven woman. We present “Reina” in an elevated position, from a perspective and in poses, that highlight and accentuate her regal status in garments that can go from board room to happy hour!      

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You’ll Love These MUSE Wedding Dresses by Berta

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For the ultra chic bride, we have for you the latest bridal line by designer extraordinaire, Berta and it is titled MUSE. MUSE by Berta Fall 2017 Bridal Collection presents feminine pieces with whimsical styles and chic detailing… There is no doubt you’re going to love every single one of these dresses… They are simply unforgettable!   Source: weddaily.com  

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Designers, Fashion & Beauty

Melania Trump Credited With Raising Ralph Lauren Shares After Husband’s Inauguration

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Supporting her husband as he was sworn in as president, Melania Trump looked a vision in a baby blue custom Ralph Lauren dress and coat. And as she stood by Donald Trump’s side as he took the oath of office in the Jackie Kennedy-inspired ensemble, the designer saw their company stock soar. When Ralph Lauren shares closed on Thursday before the inauguration, they were at $88.20 a share in what has been a quiet month for the American firm. After Melania Trump stepped out in a baby blue custom Ralph Lauren ensemble for her husband’s inauguration, the American fashion label

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Ann Cranberry’s Debut Dry 2017 Collection Is All Petals And Pastels

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At Stylevitae, we love the euphoria of discovering fresh fashion talents and it was a bubble of excitement we felt when we first came across Ann Cranberry. The label released its debut collection, a pret-a-couture collection said to be inspired by beauty, innocence, ethereal and understated essence of Pastels and Petals from a figurative perspective. In the accompanying press release, the Creative Director, Anu Obasa had these few words to say, “In this debut narrative, I have likened the AC Woman for this season to a Refreshingly Appealing embodiment of Pastels and Petals, who regardless Its Fall from the Rose,

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Designers, Men's Fashion

Menswear “Onwuchekwa” by Chikezie Daniel Is A Tribute To God

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Mens Bespoke fashion brand Onwuchekwa has released a special collection which the creative director Chikezie Daniel uses as a medium to express thanks to God for all he has done in his life. Onwuchekwa by Chikezie Daniel is a proudly made in Nigeria high street brand that focuses on changing and reinventing the way men and women should look. The King of aesthetics, Onwuchekwa keeps fire burning as this special collection features mix and match, clean lines and pops of colours. Chikezie added; “If you love your father,you will not only honour him, you will also boast about him, speak

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Permit us to introduce you to a new array of bridal gowns that will steal your heart: the oh-so-pretty Mikaella Bridal Spring 2017. This Canadian based brand features effortless, high-quality gowns made with impeccable attention to detail. From sexy low backs and plunge necklines to flowy tulle skirts and chic long-sleeved numbers, this collection has something for every type of sophisticated bride.  “This season, the collection was inspired by a more playful, whimsical spirit, yet still appreciates classic silhouettes. With the incorporation of the latest trends and fabrications, the collection is beaming with femininity, originality and class. Infused with form-fitting silhouettes

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Kancky NG Presents Its “Mmemme” S/S 17 Collection

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Nigerian lifestyle fashion brand which was founded in 2014 with a line of tunics and casual wear, birthed from an ethereal love for nature, African inspired and handmade in Nigeria by local artisans, unveils its latest “Mmemme” S/S17 collection.The new collection was modelled by Nkechi Okafor in amazing and beautiful photos taken by Chima Obi. The creative brain behind the success of this shoot was Luaku Tory and the model’s makeup was also done by Onyeka Beauty.   Source: www.kokolife.tv

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Top Designers Indicate Interest To Dress Melania Trump for Inauguration

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A number of iconic fashion designers are reportedly chomping at the bit for the chance to dress future First Lady Melania Trump for Inauguration Day. New York socialite and philanthropist and Trump family friend Jean Shafiroff, who sits on the Couture Council of The Museum at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology, took a poll to determine how interested designers were when asked their thoughts on dressing Mrs. Trump. Shafiroff told the New York Post that Zac Posen, B. Michael America, Victor de Souza, and Zang Toi are among the designers who say they’d be willing to dress the First Lady to-be. “Any designer who

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Designers, Fashion & Beauty

Meet The Five Incredible African Designers Making Waves This Year

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As a continent that consists of dozens of countries, Africa is the most diverse place on the planet, which is why it’s not surprising that African fashion is so famous around the world. Every year we learn about new faces in the world of African clothing trends, while African designs take over the fashion world by storm. Find out which 5 designers from Africa are currently in vogue!   Andrea Iyamah When it comes to Nigerian fashion designers, no one is more famous right now than Andrea Iyamah. She was born in Nigeria, and even though Andrea resides in Canada,

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Versace Accused Of Using A Code Word For Black Customers In Lawsuit

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Versace is the latest retailer to face accusations of racially profiling its customers from former employee Christopher Sampino, 23, who is claiming that managers of a Bay Area shop trained its sales staff to follow certain discriminatory procedures. Sampino stated that he was instructed to use code word “D410” to alert employees when a black customer entered the store. (Complex notes that D410 is Versace’s “official code for black-color clothing.”) Upon receiving this instruction, Sampino reportedly responded to his manager with the following: “You know that I’m African-American?” (The lawsuit notes that Sampino is one quarter African-American.) He alleges that, following

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Bella Naija, Designers

Desire 1709’s Christmas Collection will Have You “Sleighing” this Holiday Season!

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Desire 1709’s Christmas collection has all the festive frocks you’ll need to look all sorts of glam this holiday season. The Christmas collection has dresses in a variety of colours, like festive red and green to other poppin’ colour like purple, white and turquoise if you’d like to stand out of the crowd. See the lookbook below.

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Sissy Remi Aso Oke & Couture Accessories unveil ‘Cultured Lady’ collection

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Sissy Remi Aso Oke & Couture Accessories display statement headpieces with new ‘Cultured Lady’ collection. Pieces from the collection were made out of different types of Aso Oke including Etu, Takunsi, Silk Aso Oke and Chiffon. “ Sissy Remi Aso Oke & Couture Accessories ‘Cultured Lady’ Collection The collection was put together for women who want to embrace their femininity adorn their culture and have access to instant sophistication and class” the designer; Seyi Amao who also designed the collection mused. The collection features Avant-Garde-ish headpieces in bold styles. Inspired by the creative director’s mum Chief (Mrs) Oluremi Olukoya‘s style

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