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Lookbook: Ujuestelo Releases Spring Summer 2017 Collection Termed “Midnight Garden”

Nigeria fashion brand Ujuestelo has launched its Spring-Summer 2017 lookbook for the new season. The gorgeous photos which featured Page Models’ Sarah and Dora tells a story of a strong, stylish and elegant woman who blossoms despite her struggles. It consists of floral appliques, trimmed with Swarovski stones, cutouts, lantern sleeves and drop shoulder in…

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Lookbook: Snapshots From Idyll Okunusi Couture’s Dapper Sprezzatura Collection

Not long ago, emerging menswear brand Idyll Okunusi Couture, came through with a new collection dubbed ‘The New Sprezzatura’. The inspiration behind this collection came from the words ‘Grace’ and ‘Sartorial Nonchalance’- the art of performing a difficult task gracefully with self-confidence in an effortless way.The collection is about owning the decision you make about…

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Lookbook: Arese Emokpae Adds Natural Beauty To Newest ‘Touch By Asoebigirl’ Lookbook

Womenswear brand Touch by Asoebigirl has tapped the gorgeous Arese Emokpae for their newest lookbook for the ‘The Touch Woman’ collection. According to the brand, the new collection is an interpretation of all the sides of a woman; bold, corporate, playful and sultry.Arese was joined by the brand’s creative director Ijeoma Onuoha in the lookbook…

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Lookbook: Tallulah Doherty Fronts UjuEstelo’s Latest Sartorial Collection

Tallulah Doherty is the relatively newest face on EbonyLife TV’s ‘Moments’ and she has quickly become one of the favourite faces on television. This is definitely a fact that fashion designer UjuEstelo is privy to after tapping the media personality as a muse for their newest lookbook.Featuring a simple backdrop and lighthearted portraits, Tallulah was…

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Lookbook: Akpos Okudu Paints A Vibrant Summer With New ‘Back To Basics’ Collection

Designer Akpos Okudu has designed a new capsule collection for African Fashion Week London. The Back to Basics collection has all the ankara pieces needed to make a statement this summer while representing the ‘Buy Nigerian Movement’.The entire collection consists of simple basics in ankara. The entire collection will be on display at their booth…

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“Own Your Juicy” Juicy Couture Introduces A Whole New Casual Look

American contemporary casual wear and dress clothing brand Juicy Couture recently unveils a lively Fall Winter 2017 advertising campaign starring models Carlotta Kohl, Lameka Fox, Leila Rahimi, Vanessa Moody, and Olan Prenatt.With photography by Theo Wenner and creative direction from Roi Elfassy while casting direction by Larissa Gunn, the models headed out door for the fun looking…

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Emily Ratajkowski Adds The Needed Sauce To DL1961’s Fall/Winter 2017 Campaign

Top American model and actress Emily Ratajkowski gets featured in denim label DL1961’s Fall/Winter 2017 ad campaign. The 26-year-old brunette beauty was captured through the lens of fashion photographer Boo George, and stunned as she posed in New York’s famous Plaza Hotel.Emily’s enviable slim body and generous curves take center stage in the campaign as she…

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Lookbook: South African Designer Nicholas Coutts Goes For Nude In New Collection

Nicholas Coutts‘ Spring18 collection harbours a slight sense of romanticism that poetically exorcises an almost spiritual relationship between the naked male body, and clothes.The South African designer’s collection explores silhouettes and plays with proportion and volume to create visceral looks within three thematic place-holders: gender, queer culture and night life in a mash up of…

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KOKO Junior: Chris Brown’s Toddler Is Set To Launch Her Own Fashion Line

Chris Brown’s daughter, Royalty, is joining the league of celebrity kids that are diving into the fashion entrepreneurship river early. Royalty, with an assist from mama Nia Guzman, is unveiling a unisex kids clothing line personalized by the kiddo herself. The collection features monster graphics, two-pieces and even cosmetics.In May, Nia filed an International Class…

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Lookbook: Kola Kuddus Goes Bold In ‘Kintsugi Ombre’ Collection

Nigerian menswear brand, Kola Kuddus Couture, has unveiled its Spring/Summer 2018 collection tagged ‘Kintsugi Ombre’. Kola Kuddus is an urban African inspired fashion brand for men that promotes Durban African arts and cultutre through fashion.The collection comes in different colourways and features patterns and styles. The collection comes in different designs ranging from up and…

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Lookbook: Singer Runtown Features In I.N’s Autumn/Winter Collection

Ifeanyi Nwune has released the looks for his newest collection in a lookbook which features Nigeria’s trending singer Runtown rocking the brand’s stylish looks. The edgy menswear brand has titled the collection ‘The Sixth”, with the looks photographed by Shirley Hunt and Terekah Najuwan.The creative director admits that the collection is inspired by military style…

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Gorgeous! Gigi Hadid Fronts Missoni’s Fall 2017 Campaign

Supermodel, Gigi Hadid models in Missoni’s fall-winter 2017 campaign. The dazzling runway beauty was lensed by famous celebrity photographer Harley Weir in cheerful and colourful shots.Styled by Vanessa Reid, Gigi rocked pretty knitted designer outfits for the advertisements. For her beauty look, she went for a cool nude makeup which she paired with her blonde…

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Lookbook: Rabesque Drops The Rebirth Collection For Sophisticated Women

Nigerian fashion brand Rabesque, has just released it’s latest collection – “Rebirth”. The collection is inspired by new beginnings, as the brand takes on a revamped approach to its designs. The pieces are made with structured fabrics, clean cuts, layered attires and bows to suit any sophisticated woman.Rebirth follows a themed colour pattern – highlighting…

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Lookbook: Idma-Nof Gets Inspired By Secondary School Students For 2017 Autumn/Winter Collection

‘Tomorrow Calls’ is the theme for womenswear brand Idma-Nof’s new Autumn/Winter collection which is inspired by daily commute of Lagos state’s secondary school students. The pieces were laced with intricate details, bold aesthetics, craftsmanship and originality.The collection is packed full with exaggerated padded jackets, check shirts with graphic and sash details, ‘pleather’ pants, cape detailed…

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Lookbook: The Cosmopolitan Lady Gets Revamped By Lady Biba’s New Summer Collection

Lady Biba has presented her Lady Cosmopolitan Edit just in time for summer. The collective features their signature statement midi dresses and occasion dresses in colors ranging from sweet pastels to popping primaries along with the seasons floral.It is chucked full with midi colour block dresses with side sash and cutout details, sheer cape detailed…

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Summer Edit: DOS Clothing Store Casts Lilian Esoro As Muse For Latest Campaign

Nollywood sweetheart Lillian Esoro is the perfect muse for DOS Clothing Store’s 2017 newest collection for summer edit. Posing like a life-size doll, the Nigerian actor and mum of one showed off a trim figure in chic pieces from the collection.Dresses with frills, cold shoulder tousled detailed pieces, ruched peplum hem dresses, embellished shirt dresses,…

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Rob Kardashian Launches Sock Line With Kylie Jenner Under The Arthur George Brand

Leaving all drama with Blac Chyna behind, Rob Kardashian recently collaboration with his business expert sister Kylie to launch as sock line under the Arthur George brand.The makeup mogul, 19, unveiled the limited collection she created with her brother and Arthur George designer, 30, on Snapchat. The products, which come in three unique variations, are…

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Lookbook: Nollywood’s Finest Make An Appearance In Yomi Casual’s Renaissance Collection

Ahead of his 10 years anniversary in the fashion business, Nigerian designer Yomi Casual has released his first collection for 2017 titled Renaissance. The line includes casual looks as well as more enchanting attires that could be the highlight of any fashionista’s day or night out.Nollywood stars Zack Orji, Alex Ekubo, IK Ogbonna and Ebube…

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Lookbook: The Amelia Blouse Collection By Urban And Chique

Nigerian Womenswear brand URBAN AND CHIQUE has unveiled its debut blouse collection titled AMELIA. Urban and Chique is a fast fashion brand known for bright & beautiful pieces.The Amelia Collection is easily distinguished by its vibrant colours, quirky cuts, and 3D petals details on each design. The collection is filled with a range of properly…

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Nigerian Visual Artist Laolu Senbanjo Collaborates With Bvlgari For Limited Edition Perfume

Laolu Senbanjo has collaborated with Bvlgari on a limited edition male scent; ‘Man In Black Essence’ by Bvlgari. The top Nigerian visual artist landed the collaboration for Bvlgari’s African inspired fragrance where he designed the brand new limited edition bottle in bold black and gold with Yoruba tribal art cast in monolithic silhouette.The scent features…

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Tokyo James Debuts Spring Summer 2018 Collection At South Africa Menswear Week

British-Nigerian menswear brand Tokyo James has presented its Spring/Summer 2018 collection titled “African Cowboy” at the just concluded South African Menswear Week #SAMW. This showcase will be the brand’s 5th season showing its designs and Tokyo James never disappoints. The silhouettes and volumes of the pieces are well crafted with wearable art which are quite…

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London Fashion Week Schedule (Preliminary) Spring Summer 2018 Womenswear Show

The British Fashion Council has released the preliminary schedule of London Fashion Week’s Spring Summer 2018 Women’s shows, which will be held from Friday 15th through the Tuesday 19th September 2017. FRIDAY, 15TH SEPTEMBER 09.00 Paula Knorr, Richard Malone,  BFC Show Space, Show 10.00 – 18.00 Amanda Wakeley, Presentation 11.00 Teatum Jones, BFC Show Space, Show 11.30 – 13.30 Dorateymur, Presentation 12.00 Ryan LO, Show…

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Louis Vuitton Cancels Its Supreme Collection Launch

Louis Vuitton has cancelled its entire Supreme collection just days before its scheduled for U.S. pop-up shops. Louis Vuitton’s long-awaited Supreme collection was slated to hit pop-up stores across the U.S. and Canada later this week, but it seems that would not be happening again.But the writing had been on the wall for a very…

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Chris Hemsworth Dappers Up For Boss Bottled’s Latest Ad

Australian actor Chris Hemsworth, best known for playing Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe connects with BOSS Bottled for its new campaign. The 33-year-old links up with director Nicholas Winding Refn to tell the story of the German luxury brand Hugo Boss’ Man of Today.The BOSS Bottled ambassador shows an affinity for integrity and respect.…

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Designer Spotlight: Fashion House Louis Vuitton Launches Its First SmartWatch

Famous fashion house Louis Vuitton releases its first ever smartwatch with singer Jaden Smith modelling even as he serves brand ambassador duty. The luxury brand launches the Tambour Horizon, which runs on Google’s Android operating system.To celebrate the launch, Vuitton tapped Jennifer Connolly, Jaden Smith, Catherine Deneuve, Miranda Kerr and more to star in the…

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Luxury Retailer Topshop Sells Ghana-Must-Go Bags For £22

Top fashion retailer, Topshop is currently in the news for selling the popular ‘Ghana Must Go’ bags for £22 (approximately 8,000 Naira). Though not retailing online on any Topshop site, the redesigned bags in small sizes bearing striking similarities to the popular ones Africans travel with have been spotted in the stores with people freaking…

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Lookbook: Zariza Fashion Unveils A Fun And Edgy ‘Pluie de Couleur’ Collection

Fast rising clothing brand Zariza Fashion has released its latest collection titled “Pluie de Couleur” which is French for Colour Rain. The collection brings alive all the colors of the rainbow in a dynamic and sophisticated manner which transforms any woman into a goddess.The designer plays with prints, eye-catching fabrics and colours staying true to…

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Lookbook: Menswear Brand Kimono Kollection Focuses On Details For A Visual Summer 2017 Campaign

Kimono Kollection has released a visual campaign for Summer 2017 season. The campaign showing an array of offering, the menswear designer known for his signature bespoke suit pieces highlights impeccable style and tailoring in the campaign video.The video revolves around making a choice from pieces of bespoke suits where the man is spoilt for options…

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Nigerian Model, Imade Ogbewi Walks The Runway For Dolce & Gabbana’s AW17 Show

Nigerian and Isis top model, Imade Ogbewi has indeed wowed us once again after walking the runway for Dolce & Gabbana’s just concluded show titled Alta Moda Autumn Winter 2017 show.The Alta Moda collection by Stefano Dolce and Domenico Gabbana entailed a mix of drama and extravagance which features beautiful colour, vibrant and rich in pattern pieces.…

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Lookbook: Menswear Designer, FiDi Launches SS17 Collection Themed “Bekinwari”

Budding menswear brand, FiDi who is known for its indigenous pieces has unveiled its Spring Summer ’17 collection tagged “Bekinwari”. According to the Creative Director, Dickson Fabiawari, the theme comes from the Kalabari language in the south of Nigeria which means “storey buildings”.The collection was inspired by elements from the the beautiful architectures scattered in…

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Lookbook: Awale Studios Drops SS18 Collection Tagged ‘ETE89’

Jad Fardon’s latest Awale collection is an idyllic narration of the designer’s childhood summers in Abidjan. The collection, dubbed ETE89 (which means Summer89 in French), is simplistic in appearance but heavy in interpretation. To the rest of the world, the collection maybe just an impressive variety of season essentials elevated in their impeccable tailoring and…

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Lagos Fashion & Design Week To Host Fashion Focus Talks

Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week tents will open from the 25th – 28th October 2017 with Runway Shows, Fashion Business Series, Fashion Installations and the #HeinekenLFDW After Party. Connecting with over 20 million Pan-African fashion insiders, including designers, buyers, retailers, local and international press in the previous year, the annual event returns for its…

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Karl Lagerfeld Is Awarded With Highest Honour In Paris

83-year-old fashion powerhouse and creative director of Chanel Karl Lagerfeld was presented with the highest honour in Paris, the Médaille Grand Vermeil de la Ville, by Paris’ mayor Anne Hidalgo, after the presentation of his Fall 2017 Couture line on Tuesday. The medal recognises Lagerfeld’s dedication and service to the city of Paris.In a short…

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Somkele Idhalama Fronts Lisa Folawiyo’s ‘Daze of Summer’ AW17

Lisa Folawiyo Autumn/Winter’17 ‘Daze of Summer’ Ankara Collection is about to hit the streets and it is inspired by a new muse – Nollywood star Somkele Idhalama. The top actress posed in embellished designs from Lisa Folawiyo for the new campaign, choosing dresses, embellished bomber jackets with pompom details, embellished shirts, pom pom sleeve detailed…

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The Insider: Official Photos From The ELANRED Summer Party

After three years of success at their flagship store at Victoria Ariobeke area of Lekki in Lagos, contemporary African fashion store ELANRED on Sunday was excited to unveil their brand new accessible location with a fresh design that reflected a modern look and feel, and a wider menswear corner that displayed ELANRED’s first ever Spring/Summer…

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Kendall And Kylie Jenner’s Vintage Collection Faces Criticism After Launch

Reality TV starlets Kendall and Kylie Jenner are facing some serious social media backlash for creating a collection of rap vintage T-shirts from their Kendall + Kylie line, that features the graphic prints of legendary rappers Tupac Shakur and Biggie with their initials. The personalization includes the K.K. initials, Kendall’s superimposed face, and a silkscreen reproduction…

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Campaign: Online Retailer Oxosi Explores The Difference In Orange Culture

Capitalizing on the duality of Orange Culture‘s aesthetics, e-tailer Oxosi presents a harmonic campaign that celebrates the surreal instances of opposition between a man and a woman while being two aspects of the same coin in complete Orange Culture Spring ’17 pieces.Shot by Amandler Baraka with creative direction by Akin Adele, the campaign ushers in…

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David Beckham Launches New Collection With Daniel Kearns

David Beckham and creative director Daniel Kearns debuted their second presentation from their retro vintage brand ‘Kent & Curwen’ during the London Men’s Fashion Week. The Spring 2018 Kent & Curwen college inspired collection, features tailored blazers and duster coats and it pays tribute to Beckham’s athletic background with reoccurring rugby stripes on the blazers…

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Designer Spotlight! Jane Michael Ekanem Unveils Her Eponymous Collection At The LLF2017

Jane Michael Ekanem is truly a jill of all trades. The celebrity stylist turned creative director has officially debuted her first womenswear collection at the first ever Lagos Leather Fair 2017.The bubbly designer showed off  a line of clean cut pieces at the fair’s collective presentation held yesterday at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victorial Island,…

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Idia Aisien, Uche Nwaefuna and Mariam Adeyemi Timmer Features On The Cover Of Trende Magazine

Dazzling in an all white outfit, popular media personalities; Idia Aisien, Uche Nwaefuna and Mariam Adeyemi Timmer all grace the cover of Trende Magazine’s June edition. Portraying charm in all standards, the much anticipated magazine is titled ‘The Power Women’ and this edition promises to be upgrading, catchy and lag free with articles on Trende’s favourite designers, fashion tips,…

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Imade Ogbewi Models For Gucci Cruise 18 Collection

One of Nigeria’s top model Imade Ogbewi has added another luxury campaign to her cap after walking the runway for the new Gucci Cruise 18 collection which is part of the brand’s mid-seasons looks. She strutted does the runway at Florence’s Palazzo Pitti rocking a silk twill cardigan and pajama pants with web ribbon details…

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Jane Michael Ekanem Would Debut Her Collection At The Maiden Edition Of Lagos Leather Fair

Celebrity stylist and fashion designer Jane Michael Ekanem will be showcasing her first collection at the Lagos Leather Fair this weekend. The collection, themed ‘The Ladypreneur’, will feature the clean cuts and seamless finishing the Jane Michael brand is noted for. She will be showcasing alongside Wanger Ayu and Samuel Noon.Jane officially began designing in…

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