Linear motifs, floral designs and zebra prints rule in this collection, creating elegant and svelte style. The 2018 Autumn/Winter Pre-Fall Collection of ready-to-wear clothing is graceful and easy-breezy, a fine fusion of suave style and sensible fashion. The colors are bright, popping for the season and each piece flows elegantly down the body, a perfect… Continue reading Roberto Cavalli 2018 Autumn/Winter Pre-Fall Collection
It's Christmas, the weather is sunny and cool for weddings and I guess for this reason it's okay to go heavy on wedding dresses and gowns. Adétòlà is Erilyn's take on wedding gowns for Spring/Summer 2018 and the designs are simple and lovely. Adétòlà by Erilyn is for brides who do not want to go… Continue reading SS18 Bridal Collection: Adétòlà by Erilyn
One small cloud can hide the sunlight; Loose one string, the pearls are scattered; Think one thought, a soul may perish; Say one word, a heart may break. — A.A. Procter. This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.
The Batik edition Vol. II of fashion and lifestyle brand 'Relax Baby Be Cool' called the AUTOFLEX Collection is an ingenious ready-to-wear collection with a cool, likeable name and very cool, modern and colorful statement fashion pieces. The collection features, flowing floor length skirts, tailored suits and jackets, jumpsuits and dresses in simple cuts. A… Continue reading Relax Baby Be Cool’s AUTOFLEX Collection
When to the sessions of sweet silent thought I summon up remembrance of things past, I sigh the lack of many a thing I sought. And with old woes new wail my dear time’s waste * But if the while I think on thee, dear friend, All losses are restored, and sorrows end. — William… Continue reading Thoughts 💭
A vivacious collection of bright and colorful scarves in fine silk, Michael Do's collection of Enfance Accessories and Scarves is refreshingly bold and animated. With this collection of scarves which can be transformed from a beautiful headscarf into a stylish ready-to-wear halter neck top and matching skirt, Michael Do presents its customers with interesting options… Continue reading Michael Do’s Enfance Accessories and Scarves
Zendaya has been hitting the fashion high mark since her debut into Hollywood as a style icon. Zendaya through her style and fashion inspires suave, youthful and classy energy. With natural good looks and a confident smile, Zendaya's bold choices in fashion and daring ensembles has earned her a favorite fashion spot in and out… Continue reading Style Icon Watch 36: Zendaya
One of the last, slowly murmured sayings of Whittier, was this: “Give—my—love—to—the—world.” And this is the world’s supreme need to-day; more than our eloquence, or our knowledge, or our wealth, or all else besides, it needs our love. True, even love may sometimes err; but the cure for love’s mistakes is just more love; we… Continue reading Thoughts 💭
Lupita has always effortlessly transformed what she wears into stunning masterpieces and is a delight to see on red carpets. At the latest Star Wars premier, Star War: The Last Jedi held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, the Hollywood star was a statuesque sea Princess in a sea green strapless dress paired with… Continue reading The Last Jedi
Be of good cheer. Do not think of to-day’s failures, but of success that may come to-morrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will have a joy in overcoming obstacles—a delight in climbing rugged paths which you would perhaps never know if you did not… Continue reading Thoughts 💭
A high-end manufacturer of one of fashion's most luxurious and fashionable accessories, Chloé's Spring/Summer 2018 Collection of bags is a true testament to finesse and unique structure. The collection featuring fine patterns and elegant designs feature satchels, small purses, tote, body bags and shoulder bags, day bags and backpacks in nude, black, motty grey, violin… Continue reading Bags: Chloé’s Spring/Summer 2018 Collection
Men must either be flattered or crushed, for they will revenge themselves for slight wrongs, while grave ones they cannot. The injury, therefore, that you do a man should be such that you need not fear for revenge. —MACHIAVELLI, The Prince This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.
This swimwear collection for ladies is sexiness and beauty on display. With bold patterns and beautiful motifs and geometric designs, the Swim17 collection from Andrea Iyamah is a great choice a sunny seaside vacation. This collection highlights and transforms the swimsuits we know and love into exotic pieces using the designs. The one piece swimsuit,… Continue reading Andrea Iyamah Swim17
A women's wear favorite in Africa and beyond, Andrea Iyamah does not disappoint. This collection is one to look forward to on the aisle. With a practiced eye for what the modern woman would love to look and feel like on her wedding, Andrea Iyamah presents a combination of elegant simplicity and beautiful confidence for… Continue reading 2018 Bridal Collection from Andrea Iyamah
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.
One of the stars that got us truly star struck at the Evening Standard Theater Awards on Sunday, was actress Zendaya. Known for her bold, avant-garde red carpet looks and for me, her full blown out Afro hairstyle, Zendaya is one of our style sweethearts. Yesterday, wearing a bold dress with all the sexy features… Continue reading Truly Fashionable
We will always have weddings and for fashion houses, staying on top of their game when it comes to bridals is everything. Nadrey Laurent, an Accra based fashion brand is famous for it's ready to wear exquisite and colorful fashion pieces and with it's rebranding this year, Nadrey Laurent has served customers with more graceful… Continue reading Nadrey Laurent’s First Bridal Collection
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.
Described as "one of the most emblematic artists of the early 21st century." by the editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris, Emmanuelle Alt, Rihanna who has been shining bright like a diamond this year is the muse for the December Issue of Vogue Paris. With three fashion covers and three editorials unveiled by the iconic fashion magazine… Continue reading The One
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.… Continue reading Thoughts 💭
Having a partner to coordinate dresses with is awesome; having a mini-vacation fashionista to coordinate with is triple super awesome. With the never ending varying styles to rocking female agbada, a stylish mother-daughter set amps to the trending Nigerian style. Trending: Agbada + High Heels👠 Lilien, who is the wife of Nigerian popular comedian Klint da… Continue reading Agbada Duo
Joy and woe are woven fine, A clothing for the soul divine; Every grief and pine Runs a joy with a silken twine. — William Blake. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.
Uguru (Igbo word for Harmattan) is here, and it came along with the mischievous wind that lifts up your skirt, the crackling electricity that sparks when you are handling cotton fabric, the dry dry, cold weather, your perpetual dependence on Vaseline and last but not least, the dry chapped lips 💋. If you have lived… Continue reading Uguru
I’d like a way To change the clouds that bring us sorrow, And build to-day a bright to-morrow; To banish cares that tarry long, And have the days like the blue-bird’s song— I’d like a way. I’ll find a way— I’ll set sail when the breeze is high, And calmly drift when pleasure’s nigh; I’ll… Continue reading Thoughts 💭
For me, one of the high points of being a fashion blogger is discovering awesomic designers that I did not know before. And I just discovered one. Alex Perry is an Australian designer (very renowned; his dresses has been worn by big names like Miranda Kerr, HRH Crown Princess Mary, Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian West,… Continue reading Alex Perry Resort 2018 Collection
I will not kill or hurt any living creature needlessly, nor destroy any beautiful thing, but will strive to save and comfort all gentle life and guard and perfect all natural beauty on earth. I will strive to raise my own body and soul daily into all the higher powers of duty and-happiness, not in… Continue reading Thoughts 💭
With the changing, more accepting attitude towards fashion and style in Nigeria, I can picture someone wearing the blue blouse with 'oh' inscriptions printed in white featuring cut-outs at the chest downwards in Enugu, she will look really bold and daring; for myself I will personally pair that blouse with white shorts, it will… Continue reading Maki Oh’s Fall 2017 Collection
I waited long until the sky Should give me of its blue To weave and wear, and share, and weave The very stars into. The days they went, the years they went, And left my hands instead Another thing for wonderment, The mending and the bread. Ah me, and one must set a hand To… Continue reading Thoughts 💭
Very famous for creating magic out of fabrics, Elie Saab in his 14 pieces bridal collection again transforms tulle, chiffon, lace into sparkles. The collection features simple, modest cuts and designs with Elie's added signature embellishments changing each piece from the traditional gown silhouettes to a stunning fairy tale magic. This is a collection brides… Continue reading Elie Saab: Fall 2018 Bridal Collection
Asleep, awake, by night or day, The friends I seek are seeking me; No word can drive my bark astray, Nor change the tide of destiny. The stars come nightly to the sky, The tidal wave unto the sea; Nor time, nor space, nor deep, nor high, Can keep my own away from me. —… Continue reading Thoughts 💭
Once upon a time, not too long ago I introduced a Style Icon to Watch every week. Sadly I let it go, letting work take the place of the thing I loved: finding women whose fashion and style not only inspire but who by their daily lives, achievements and visions have propelled many of us.… Continue reading Style Icon Watch 35: Chimamanda Ngozika Adichie
Sometimes the sun, unkindly hot, My garden makes a desert spot, Sometimes a blight upon the tree Takes all my fruit away from me; And then with throes of bitter pain Rebellious passions rise and swell; And so I sing and all is well. — Paul Laurence Dunbar. This image does not belong to Belijose's… Continue reading Thoughts 💭
What many would call the one show-stopping fashion event of the Year, the annual assemblage of Victoria Secret Angels held this year was as always a spectacular show. Held in Shanghai, China at the Mercedes-Benz Arena, the 2017 Victoria Secret Fashion Show opened to a large onscreen and offscreen audience across the globe with catwalk… Continue reading The 2017 Victoria Secret Fashion Show
Then why, my soul, dost thou complain? Why drooping seek the dark recess? Shake off the melancholy chain, For God created all to bless. The gloomy mantle of the night, Which on my sinking spirits steals, Will vanish at the morning light, Which God, my East, my Sun, reveals. — Thomas Chatterton. This image… Continue reading Thoughts 💭
I can imagine Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams dancing to the tune of Tale as Old as Time, it must have been a special, beautiful moment for them. The Beauty and the Beast themed wedding held in New Orleans, Louisiana was indeed a fairy tale event with glitz and sparkle. Serena was a stunning bride… Continue reading The Wedding of the Month
Crystal Gardenia, Crystal Gardenia Citrus, Crystal Gardenia Oud all exotic and sensual fragrances from the KKW Fragrance. The KKW Fragrance which was launched this month, has had awesome responses and positive reviews. Recently hitting $10 million, the fragrances which come in crystal shaped bottles contain a blend of garden scents: Brazilian Orange Oil, Sandalwood, Apple… Continue reading The KKW Fragrance
There are evergreen men and women in the world, praise be to God!—not many of them, but a few. They are not the showy folk. (Nature is an old-fashioned shopkeeper; she never puts her best goods in the window.) They are only the quiet, strong folk; they are stronger than Fate. The storms of life… Continue reading Thoughts 💭
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 💭
It's Wednesday and although you may have mentally pictured and prepared what you will wear this week, I stumbled on a very suave, professional look to add to your working style. Introducing Zoe Saldana, bad ass actress, bad ass style influencer, super sweet mom and the office style Muse of the week. Dressed in an… Continue reading Weekday Style Steal
Everyone has been reeling from actress Yvonne Nelson's Wow! Magazine interview. She shared her happy news with the world, her pregnancy and her coming baby girl. With the interview came stunning maternity shots and that's what we are here for: what she wore. A sheer dress with floral embellishments, a two piece set featuring wrap… Continue reading Yvonne’s maternity shoot.
Art little? Do thy little well: And for thy comfort know The great can do their greatest work No better than just so. — Goethe. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.
Solange was an edgy yellow canary in a lime yellow gown with statement ruched shoulder details and front high slit at the 2017 Glamour Women of the Year Awards. The beautiful singer who received the 'Artist Award' stood out in a white dyed blowed out Afro, matching her look with statement hand gloves that came… Continue reading Glamour Women of the Year: Solange Knowles
The Edit puts a classy spin on styling denims: diamonds and gold. Accessory is 'bae' here and it's all about the sparkle in your blue. With its weekly read of 9.11.17 starring iconic music artist Mary J. Blige, we get a run down of the designer list who are behind "modern statement jewelry". Names like… Continue reading Jeanxecutive
Whether thy work be fine or coarse, planting corn or writing epics, so only it be honest work, done to thine own approbation, it shall earn a reward to sense as well as to the thought. — Ralph Waldo Emerson. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.
This collection is an all-round presentation of casual wears, evening and work wears. The collection titled Quiet Storm is a collection of ready to wear pieces infused with soft colors, easy and flattering cuts in bold prints. With Fulani Fashion's latest collection, you are never without the option of not having what to wear. With… Continue reading Spring/Summer 2018 Collection: Fulani Fashion presents the “Quiet Storm”
Where persons who ought to esteem and love each other are kept asunder, as often happens, by some cause which three words of frank explanation would remove, they are fortunate if they possess an indiscreet friend who blurts out the whole truth. — Thomas B. Macaulay. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.
With his first British Vogue cover still receiving high reviews, we are presented with another masterful and professional work from the British Vogue's editor, Edward Enninful. Teaming up with Photographer Tim Walker, Enninful styled the latest Pirelli Calendar, the 2018 Pirelli Calendar with an all black cast of subjects (for the first time). With an… Continue reading Many more Enninful Projects
Shall we have ears on the stretch for the footfalls of sorrow that never come, but be deaf to the whirr of the wings of happiness that fill all space? — Maurice Maeterlinck. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.
With fashion these days, there are no rules. Designers go for bold, vibrant, unique and unexpected looks for their collections. This is the latest from one of Ghana's top design houses, Christie Brown for its FW17 collection. There's a lot of playfulness in the fabrics with a mix of sexy and matured confidence that comes… Continue reading Christie Brown’s Latest Collection
The girly color pink is one color most of us don't outgrow. Toke Makinwa channeled her love for the color pink into a pink themed photo shoot for her 33rd birthday celebration. We love Toke, her style and all the set goals she has accomplished for herself that inspire us. Issapwettygirl