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Stars of a Generation- Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn was one of Hollywood's strongest screen legends. She was a star 🌟through and through; an actress, model, a style influencer, a dancer 💃, humanitarian and motivated and still motivates a lot of people around the world. I was born the same year Audrey Hepburn died and I didn't really know her like most… Continue reading Stars of a Generation- Audrey Hepburn

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Salma Hayek on the Edit’s 2017 August 10 Issue

On fashion for curvier women, Salma says, "But I love the word, 'curvy'; it's artistic. It's a beautiful image, there is a flow to it". And when it came to the subject of change, she attributed her inspiration to Naomi Campbell; "she's always changing", she added. Salma is one lady, I have admired for a… Continue reading Salma Hayek on the Edit’s 2017 August 10 Issue

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Photo of the Day

In a caftan inspired suit, Beverly Naya, was for me the best dressed at the much anticipated Omoni Oboli and Ramsay Noah's My Wife and I movie premier at the IMAX Filmhouse in Lekki, Lagos Nigeria. A fashion forward ensemble, the Nigerian actress ditched the usual frock and slinky dresses of the red carpet for… Continue reading Photo of the Day

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The braids or the kimono?

If I am asked to choose between the two, braids or kimono, I would choose braids, one reason because it brings out my face and makes it look younger (don't know why, but it's true. You can ask me 😊), I can style it anyway I want and because it gets even better with age.… Continue reading The braids or the kimono?

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The Back to Basics Collection

Designed by Akpos Okudu, a strong Nigerian fashion label, the Back to Basics Collection is a firm statement to the history, stability and versatility of Ankara. Colorful Ankara prints in simple, basic designs make the Back to Basics collection something you can easily relate to. Not so dressy or stylish but unique and elegant says… Continue reading The Back to Basics Collection

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Because it deserves a mention: Chidinma Obairi Resort 2017 Collection

"To understand the present and the future, we look to the past", I often hear. This collection was presented last year by Nigerian luxury and ready to wear brand, Chidinma Obairi and I saw it just recently. It led me to check out the brand's official website http://www.chidinmaobairi.com, and I must say that I was… Continue reading Because it deserves a mention: Chidinma Obairi Resort 2017 Collection

Street style

Today’s street style

  Styling is an art and needs learning, skill and a whole bunch of personal taste. Street styling is a bit more complex because there are no rules. Portraying how you feel through your fashion statement also depends on the environment, you don't want to shock (or maybe you do😜). Toke Makinwa, Nigeria's no. 1… Continue reading Today’s street style

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Resort 2018: Elie Saab

An Elie Saab without color and sequins is not an Elie Saab. Elie Saab's use of colors in collections from the fashion powerhouse is powerful and beautiful lighting up each piece. In this 2018 Resort collection, the use of color is as true as all the others; powerful hues, a beautiful homage to the sun ☀,… Continue reading Resort 2018: Elie Saab

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Atelier by Lakopué

The newest collection from Lakopué, a Ghanaian fashion brand is all power suits, capes, long jackets and dresses. A maiden independent collection for the fashion brand, the collection is offset by berets, leather gloves, fascinators, fish net stockings and stylish statement sunglasses. According to Lakopué, the collection adds style to the creative space of professionals… Continue reading Atelier by Lakopué

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Photo of the Day

Bella Hadid is dope in this Instagram photo. Wearing  an elegant white gown, the model looked glamorous and beautiful. The gown was held together by tiny straps at the shoulders and featured deep plunging neckline. The gown also featured ruched detailing at the waist, emphasising her waist, and with a thigh-high slit showing her legs,… Continue reading Photo of the Day

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On Becoming Part 2

  Since the launch of On Becoming in 2016, Toke Makinwa has grown astronomically. The Nigerian beauty, media personality and style influencer is slaying all year round in every aspect of her life and she is doing that so well, style wise especially. Toke Makinwa was once on our style icon watch but her style… Continue reading On Becoming Part 2

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Ankara Swim and its sassy hairstyles.

When there's swimwear, it's hard to concentrate on anything else. At the Ankara Swim 2017 held in Miami, the flamboyant stylish African hairstyles beat the swimwears 100%. For Ankara and swim enthusiasts, the Miami-held event was a beautiful showcase of their passions.   Colorful patterns and trendy, sexy designs ruled the runway. Halter necks, one… Continue reading Ankara Swim and its sassy hairstyles.

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Lemlem’s 2017 Resort Collection

Caftans, shorts, mini dresses, pants and tops all in stripes! In navy, yellow, white, blue and black colors, Lemlem's collection is soft, friendly and effortless. There's something easy, comfort and relatable, in that the collection doesn't have the usual sleek and sophisticated feel and look you will find with most haute couture. Handmade fabrics, washed… Continue reading Lemlem’s 2017 Resort Collection

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When your designer has got you covered- Tavershima

An elegant and classy look and the nude pointy strap heels did a great job complementing the look.     Well tailored with awesome styled Ankara blazers and add- ons, the collection, Tavershima by Nigerian women's wear brand, Ovem is sleek and sophisticated. Modeled by MTV Base VJ, Samantha Walsh, the fashion brand put a… Continue reading When your designer has got you covered- Tavershima

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It’s all in my ‘hat’ 👒

  When it comes to accessories, a dynamic look that stands out is important. A statement headpiece will instantly draw attention to your face, and so your hat is your No. 1 perfect accessory. With Awon Golding Millinery, you have got a stand out headpiece for all seasons and events. Inspired by Bianca Jagger, the… Continue reading It’s all in my ‘hat’ 👒

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Fit, Fabric and Finish: Fashpa

Streamlined, elegant cuts, ruffles, sexy knee length slits, layers, off shoulders are what you find in the #WhoIsMel collection from Nigerian women's wear brand, Fashpa. Designed and targeted for the "style conscious customer", the brand's bold interpretation of feminine beauty and chic, celebrates authenticity through individual style. The collection is varied, offering customers comfort in… Continue reading Fit, Fabric and Finish: Fashpa

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Zuhair Murad Resort 2018 Collection

A favorite designer for fashion lovers, Zuhair Murad is known for the very best of haute couture with bold prints, embellishments, sequins and patterns. Zuhair is also loved for the brand's versatility, gowns, frocks, pants, suits and they are glamorous. With this 2018 Resort collection, Zuhair Murad's collection is no surprise but it's still a… Continue reading Zuhair Murad Resort 2018 Collection

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Pretty in pink

Low ruffle neckline = √ Puffy sleeves = √ Sash cinching waistline = √ Baby pink color = √ Long train = not so good. It is a well known fact that Rihanna looks good in anything, that is why I can personally forgive the train behind that lovely dress. A perfect pink princess with her hair styled in… Continue reading Pretty in pink

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About last night

The African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)  was held last night at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos, and it featured a hot guest list of Africa's finest in film and music. With Nigeria's Nse Ikpe-Etim leading the females from all across Africa in a fitted white and black gown with embellishments and as the host of… Continue reading About last night

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Photo of the Day 

Ebube Nwagbo is one style crush that should have been long featured on Belijose's Fashion Hauz. Her style sense is simply amazing. Ebube can go from a simple gown made all the more interesting by her very fine curves to ripped jeans and tee, completed with a baseball cap or straight to an elegant office… Continue reading Photo of the Day 

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Style Icon Watch 32: Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is this week, bringing back the style icon to watch. A powerful singer, a big influence, philanthropist and modern day style icon, the beautiful musician's all round influence gets stronger each passing day. Born Taylor Allison Swift on December 13th 1989, Taylor, according to Wikipedia is one of the most popular contemporary recording… Continue reading Style Icon Watch 32: Taylor Swift

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Redly Beautiful

Doesn't make sense to you, right? I had nothing coming to my head as a title, so I decided to coin red with beautiful. Well this is Charlize Theron, unarguably one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood, dressed in a beautiful, laid back ensemble. Charlize is effortlessly stunning in her all red, simple outfit,… Continue reading Redly Beautiful

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Only missing tiaras

  "Made for queens", the designer, Afolakemi Balogun says. This is the Reign Collection, the latest from the House of Pambal. This collection is sophisticated and classy. For a regal day as a celebrity guest on the red carpet, a beautiful bride at her traditional marriage, or simply a guest at an event, the collection… Continue reading Only missing tiaras

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Taking it to new heights

Lolz, what will it feel like getting into plane and seeing the air hostesses dressed in the finest silk, cashmere, wool, in the very best haute couture? I would think "Wait... Am I on the right flight?" A Chinese airline is taking its passengers to new heights and doing it in great style. Hainan Airlines… Continue reading Taking it to new heights

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Nadrey Lauren’s Debut Collection: Colors of the Earth

Formerly called Totally Ethnik and now 'Nadrey Laudrent', the luxurious African fashion label based in Accra, Ghana has released a new collection to go with its rebrand. Going for a new brand image with "a personal meaning, stronger identity", the brand's bold, rich and yet serene collection designed by Marie Kipre is vibrant and floaty.… Continue reading Nadrey Lauren’s Debut Collection: Colors of the Earth

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Capturing life’s beautiful memories

What would a wedding 💒 be without a camera 🎥 to capture your beautiful moment, wonderful, special memories of you and your partner and of course that lovely lovely gown? A stunning bridal photo collection, Eleanor Goodey Photography work speaks for itself. A beautiful blend of wedding bliss and colorful photography, the Marie Kipre wedding… Continue reading Capturing life’s beautiful memories

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Daze of Summer by Lisa Folawiyo

  Life is a poem with Lisa Folawiyo's Daze of Summer A/W 2017 collection. With Nigeria's Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama as the muse for the brand's Autumn Winter collection, the collection is vibrant and lit. With beautiful earth tones and bright colors complementing the Ankara themed ensemble, Lisa Folawiyo's Daze of Summer is a winner. The Ankara… Continue reading Daze of Summer by Lisa Folawiyo

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Paris Fashion Week ’17: Dior

I love fashion that is relatable; something that you feel you can wear and not look totally weird in. This Dior collection is relatable, not just with the styles and cuts but the colors and deeply rich material. This is a standout beautiful look for the Dior lover (like me) and very great for enticing… Continue reading Paris Fashion Week ’17: Dior

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Riding in style

Polo games don't come cheap. Every bit is classy, stylish, dressy and expensive. The Durban July 2017 is all this and more, and the ladies of the event are all hotness, personal style, trends, beauty and class. The Durban July 2017 event was held in in Greyville, Durban South Africa on 1st of July 2017.… Continue reading Riding in style

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Easy, Breezy

What makes this collection appealing? How easy wearing it looks and probably is. And of course, Tae went the extra mile to show how to rock the classy, fun look in comfort using colorful sneakers. Tae is a Nigerian upcoming fashion brand, and with its well thought out and body friendly collections, Tae is fast… Continue reading Easy, Breezy

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Elanred’s 2017 Summer Collection with Victoria Kimani

Having one of the hottest on screen beauties as your muse definitely gets our attention. Introducing its new fashion edit 'Bottles, Muses and Shots' the Nigerian fashion store dished out a sexy summer look with this collection. Dressed in a multi-colored breezy chiffon dress, Ankara dress with cold shoulder cut-outs and a nude singlet with… Continue reading Elanred’s 2017 Summer Collection with Victoria Kimani

Inspirational

Inspirational Quote

Of course, it was not easy at first to fly. The speech wings were weak and broken; nothing was left save the impulse to fly, but that was something. One can never consent to creep when one has an impulse to soar. There are so many difficulties in the way, so many discouragements; but I… Continue reading Inspirational Quote

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A glimpse into her world 🌍

Nigeria's and Africa's richest blogger is hardly seen on magazine covers. Although a former model, I am guessing  Linda Ikeji is somewhat shy, so her cover on Nigeria's no. 1 fashion daily, ThisDay Style came as an interesting and exciting surprise. The photo shoot which was done by an equally important female name in the… Continue reading A glimpse into her world 🌍

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Photo of the week

This is a 'not too recent' photo of Bella Hadid in a pink power suit finished with a pink bold belt, black strap sandals and pink bag. The look is classic and beautiful. Bella's straight shiny bob hairstyle with bangs totally complements the entire look giving it a glam, bold finish.

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Abstracts and Blocks

Modeled by Toluwalope Awosika, this collection is colorful, structured and on par with modern fashion trends.   Coming from the house of women's wear fashion brand Cece, the collection called Kadinsky is the brand's interpretation of structure with inspiration from Wassily Wassilyevich Kadinsky, Russian artist and theorist.   With delicately structured geometric cutouts and colorful… Continue reading Abstracts and Blocks

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Style Revolution

Ever thought of adding wax to your hair? I haven't. Style revolutionaries make the inconceivable possible 🙆; Di'ja makes Ankara wax hair extensions possible.   Not what some of us would ordinarily wear but this awesome hairstyle is for that 'free' moment when we want to cut loose and go wild. Di'ja, Nigerian song writer… Continue reading Style Revolution

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Wonderland Magazine’s 2017 Summer Issue

What influences fashion? An idea, art, religion, history, personalities, trends and so many more. For Jeremy Scott, Moschino creative designer's summer '17 collection its religion, pop culture and combat. With singer Madison Beer as Jeremy's muse, the collection is given life with a series of bold, defiant poses by the singer. The fashion shoot is… Continue reading Wonderland Magazine’s 2017 Summer Issue

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Berta’s Spring/Summer ’18 Wedding Collection

Looking forward! While other brands are presenting their 2017 spring/summer collection, Berta is a step ahead with the release of its spring summer '18 collection. Presenting a deeply intimate collection, with plunging v- necklines and figure accentuating gowns, Berta's wedding collection ensures your groom never gets his eyes off you. Very far from the demure… Continue reading Berta’s Spring/Summer ’18 Wedding Collection

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Photo of the week

Sweetheart neckline, off shoulder blouses with flared and puffy long sleeves make up this stunning photo of the week from @lagos_streetstyle on Instagram. Colorful tassels and peplum are added to create edgy and chic looks on the outfits worn by two stunning ladies.   Accessorized with a bold red floral headpiece, yellow beaded necklace and… Continue reading Photo of the week

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Where fashion meets culture: OBIRIN

  ADM Project's Autumn/Winter 17 collection "represents all African women who through their hands, create Art".  Using hand-dyed fabrics by West African artists, each piece of the Obirin collection is a beautiful blend of culture and fashion with each piece named after and representing female qualities. With vibrant colors created from barks, roots, flowers and… Continue reading Where fashion meets culture: OBIRIN

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Love white?

  A fresh and bold look, Kemi Adelaja's new Spring/Summer 2017 collection is a variety of all white ensembles in beautiful styles. Called "Faith Avenue", each piece is lively albeit coming in white. With bold bell sleeves at the sleeves and mid calf, the flamboyant designs come with streamlined silhouette gowns and skirts and tight… Continue reading Love white?

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Grey’s 2017 Resort Collection

From Oseyi Etomi of Grey Projects Fashion label, comes this awesome summer designs in colorful unique fabrics. The first reaction I got from seeing this collection was excitement; each piece is everything I want to wear and the colors are so awesome and gay, it's refreshing. Modeled by Ifeoma Nwobu, Etomi's designs are flirty and… Continue reading Grey’s 2017 Resort Collection

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‘If it’s in a magazine, it’s probably too late.’ – Rihanna

  Rihanna was recently awarded for her philanthropic work and fashion influence at the Parsons School of Design Benefit on Monday. And Rihanna who credits her fashion and style to underground designers from different backgrounds, was photographed in New York city on Tuesday wearing a huge oversized denim jacket over an equally oversized floor length… Continue reading ‘If it’s in a magazine, it’s probably too late.’ – Rihanna

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Chika Ike

Chika Ike is going higher every time and so is her style and fashion attitude. With the coming release of season 3 of her reality TV show, African Diva, Chika'ad campaign for the TV show, shows a confident woman who has grown into herself and found her niche. The actress and entrepreneur stunned in a… Continue reading Chika Ike

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Shine bright in Silver

A sparkly silver gown with matching necklace and earrings was Kendal Jenner's look look for the evening at Port Pierre Canto, the venue for the space-themed Chopard Bash organised by Caroline Sheufele, Chopard President and Rihanna. Her multi-million dollar model figure stood out in the structured silver dress which featured a corset bodice, off shoulder… Continue reading Shine bright in Silver

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Celebrating 5

South African knitwear brand, Maxhosa by Luduma is 5 this year and in celebration of this landmark event, the brand showcased some of its major designs from its SS 2016 collection and AW 2017 collection. With beautiful photo shoots from the streets of South Africa, the fashion brand featured some of South Africa's biggest personality… Continue reading Celebrating 5

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Èthèrè Collection by Zariza

  Sometimes it's not just the designs but the colors and patterns on a fabric that makes a piece of clothing unique.   This is Zariza's Èthèrè Collection and it's got the colors, look and vibrancy you need to slay summer. With deep v collars, ruffled details, neatly tailored lines, the women's wear brand goes… Continue reading Èthèrè Collection by Zariza

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Louis Vuitton Japan Inspired Fashion Show

Inspired by Japanese art and culture, Louis Vuitton fashion designer, Nicolas Ghesquière staged what has been said to be one of fashion's most spectacular shows. Set in Japan of course, at The Miho Museum in Korea, south-east of Japan, the elite fashion brand had models wearing anime inspired designs, dragon emblazoned jackets, embellished jackets, leather… Continue reading Louis Vuitton Japan Inspired Fashion Show