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Aso-Ebi Style: Spot The Cold Shoulder Trend

Just when you think a fashion craze is long gone, it rises again like a Phoenix and becomes a trend when you least expect it. Especially when it comes to Asoebi styles, we’ve seen so many examples, from floral detailing, laces, fringes and so on, fashion and trends are ageless and usually recycled.The cold shoulder…

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Ghanaian Star Actress, Joselyn Dumas Graces SCHICK Magazine’s Latest Issue

Following their successful debut, SCHICK Magazine is back with its second issue. The quarterly publication for smart, stylish and successful African women, features Ghanaian TV host and actress Joselyn Dumas on the cover of the Summer edition.Joselyn opens up exclusively to SCHICK about self-love, female empowerment, and her transformational fitness journey. The cover star also…

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Muslimah Style: Jaserah Blows Our Mind In Style

Jaserah Asadullah is a fashion and lifestyle blogger hailing from Houston, Texas. With her incredible fashion sense Jaserah boasts of more than 163,000 followers on Instagram. She regularly mixes up her sartorial colour palette, wearing everything from muted pastels to bold block colours. From simple sleek styles to glamorous gowns, Jaserah has got a little…

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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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Fashion Trends: The Rebellious “Cobain” Sunglasses Every Stylish Person Is Wearing Right Now

While discovering a new trend through Instagram is a surprisingly regular occurrence in our office, it’s especially delightful when that trend is what we would rock ourselves. However, the topic of today’s post is simply about the Cobain sunglasses which all our favourite KOKOnistas & KOKOnistos have been wearing as of late.Influenced largely by American…

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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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Check Out These Striking Portraits Of The Cast Of ‘Banana Island Ghost’

Celebrity photographer, Emmanuel Arewa who is known for his artsy fashion & style editorials has presented some promotional photos of some the cast from Nollywood most talked about 2017 movie, Banana Island Ghost.The unique images which according to him are a ‘photographer’s portrait perspective’ featured the amazing characters in the likes of Saidi Balogun, Diabuah, Chigul,…

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Kim Kardashian: My Mom Didn’t Want Me To Go Ahead With Doomed 72-Day Marriage To Kris Humphries

Kim Kardashian who is the cover star of the latest issue of The Hollywood Reporter alongside her famous family, used the publication to defend her short marriage to former husband Kris Humphries and insisted she didn’t go through with the wedding for Keeping Up with the Kardashians reality show.Kim who is married to rapper Kanye…

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How A Sex Tape Led To A Billion-Dollar Brand: The Kardashians Celebrates Ten Years Of Keeping Up With The Kardashians With Glossy Hollywood Reporter Cover

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has revealed an incredibly glossy Hollywood Reporter cover with sisters Kendall, Kylie, Kourtney, Khloe and mum Kris to mark a decade of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.The E! reality show’s famous family look stunning as they pose together in a series of revealing outfits. Kourtney and Kendall are front and centre sitting on two wooden…

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Power Is Beauty, Strength Is Beauty! Serena Williams Opens Up On Pregnancy & Succes In Vogue September Issue

Tennis star Serena Williams is definitely one hot mama, as she shows off her baby bump in beautiful gowns for glamorous Vogue shoot, which took place just days after she revealed she was pregnant. Serena who was captured by famed photographer Mario Testino for the stunning photoshoot, flaunts her growing baby bump draped in an ethereal custom…

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Trevor Stuurman Collaborates With Simon & Mary For A Bold & Dynamic Hat Collection

Creative South African photographer and stylist, Trevor Stuurman who is known for his famous use of African Prints in creating fashion statements has hit another milestone as he teamed up with a Johannesburg-based hat factory, Simon & Mary for a hat collection.According to Trevor, the collection was inspired by Ndebele beadwork (Ndebele which is an…

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Lookbook: Fashion Junkie 9ja Presents New Igbo Inspired Collection

Fashionjunkie9ja has unveiled it’s debut collection themed “Omumu Collection” (Omumu meaning Birth). The collection tells a story of the modern African woman who tries to use what she has to create (produce, give birth to) a whole new fashion statement.The new collection which includes shift dresses, Jalabia, Unisex Tunics, sweaters, Palazzo, shorts, Denim, pants and…

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Beautifully Printastic! Lilian Esoro Covers The Latest Edition Of The Celebrity Shoot

Beautiful Nollywood actress, Lilian Esoro is the newest cover star for Celebrity Shoot Magazine. The stunning event planner who was styled by Abbyke Domina looks dazzling in bold printed outfits for the cover page.While the accompanying editorial saw her in monochrome kimono and wide leg pants and maxi off-shoulder dress. For beauty, Lilian rocks a…

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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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Muslimah Style: Sondos Alqattan Is A Beauty To Behold

Sondos Alqattan is a Kuwaiti makeup artist whose fashion sense is just absolutely tremendous. Her beauty and style is one of a kind. Strolling through her Instagram page will not only give you beauty inspiration, but also fashion inspiration. The Kuwaiti makeup artist is one of the Middle East’s biggest beauty blogger and makeup artist…

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Lookbook: Micserah Fashion House Stars In New Luxury Editorial

Luxury womenswear brand, Micserah Fashion House features in a new fashion editorial curated to celebrate the luxurious lifestyle of Africans.  The Editorial was shot with Natural Light in One of Nigeria’s Major Hotspot for the Wealthiest, Renaissance Hotel with the model, Adeola Lydia styled in various outfits from the new Nigerian brand. The stunning pieces…

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Lookbook: Ara Tribe Launches Its Vintage Bodysuit Collection

Leading online premium vintage store, Ara meaning “body” in Yoruba has unveiled their vintage bodysuit collection. The name signifies exactly the co-founder’s focus when creating this line and its vision is to focus on hand picked textures and fabrics and reconstruct each bodysuit and tailor it to a woman’s curves.According to the creative director, “An…

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Woman Not Female! Temi Otedola Talks Feminism, Autism And Sexuality On The Cover Of A Nasty Boy

Billionaire heiress and fashion blogger, Temi Otedola is the cover star for the August/September issue of budding controversial magazine, A Nasty Boy. The beautiful 21-year-old looks gorgeous and dreamy in the artsy and very eccentric shoot. Shuffling between Lagos, London and all the fashion week stops in between Temi Otedola is one busy young woman,…

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Ankara Style: How To Rock The Ankara Crop Top

The Ankara print is one stunning fabric we can always go to for its absolute brilliance and versatility. When it comes to Ankara there is no limit to what styles and trends you can rock. Like we always say here, Ankara prints gives you that option of creating almost anything from it. Its suitability for…

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Age-Defying Richard Mofe-Damijo Graces The Cover Of ThisDay Style Magazine

One of Nollywood’s most sought after veteran actor, Richard-Mofe Damijo has made another dashing debut on the cover of ThisDay Style Magazine‘s latest issue. This would be the second time the lawyer will be covering the style magazine as he looks handsome as ever while being shot by renowned photographer TY Bello.And he was definitely over the moon as…

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Who What Wear: Omoni Oboli Stuns In CEO Luminee Gown

The premiere of “My Wife & I” featured some out-of-this-world looks! but talented actress, Omoni Oboli stole the show at the film’s premiere on Sunday night in a stunning, de-constructed dress that left very little to the imagination.The unique ensemble designed by professional couturier, CEO Luminee featured tons of tiny embellishments on the top that…

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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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‘Original Is Never Finished’ – Photos From Adidas Original Staring James Harden, Kendall Jenner And Young Thug

Super Stars such as Playboi Carti, NBA star James Harden, 21 Savage and Young Thug alongside Kendall Jenner champions the third chapter of adidas Originals’ ‘Original Is Never Finished film.’ Redefining the meaning of originality for the streetwear culture, the new film explores the idea of recreation.The third chapter recreates the scenes from the previous ones with a new…

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Ankara Style: Rock Your Kaftan In A Trendy New Way

Traditional outfits are the rave of the moments and the kaftan dress, that, in fact, originated from men’s traditional attire, is becoming more popular among ladies. And no wonder – the colours, patterns, and styles are so beautiful and different that it’s easy to fall in love with them. Kaftan designs can vary, and you can…

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Lookbook: Tiattra Presents ‘Modern Glamour’ Featuring Jennifer Oseh

Exquisite womenswear brand, Tiattra presents their ‘Modern Glamour’ collection featuring Nigerian model Jennifer Oseh. The collection which is targeted at redefining the dress code for the independent minded woman was made with sustainability in mind with the allure of timeless elegance. The bold use of colour and modern tailoring that’s perfectly crafted makes its pieces…

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Power Couple! Funke Akindele & JJC Skillz Stun On The Cover Of TW Magazine

TW magazine’s July/August issue has unveiled its double cover of the year and it features the Entertainment Power Couple, Funke and Abdul Rasheed Bello as they both share their journey of self-discovery, heartbreak and finding true love in each other.The couple popularly known as “Jenifa and JJC!” may have gotten married secretly but their union has…

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KOKO’s Men Of The Week: Seven Nigerian Stylists That Styled Their Way To The Top

Fashion Styling is becoming more appreciated in the African Fashion Industry. From fashion shows, photo shoots to personal styling. A good fashion stylist knows how to choose the right outfit to accentuate the positive attributes of their client’s body. Today we’re taking a bold look at some of the most fashionable male celebrity stylists whose works…

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Aso-Ebi Style: Get Stylish In Turbans As It Trends Its Way Into Owanbe Parties Again

The turban trend is a statement-worthy accessory that should be owned by every woman, this comeback trend comes in various designs and hues exuding class and elegance when paired up with a beautiful makeover.Its also more comfortable than the normal traditional headgear (Gele) which many women are used to, so that’s a plus! We’ve selected…

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Street Style: Sade Akinosho Takes Summer To The Next Level In An All White Affair

Summer is definitely the best season out there. It’s all about the love, endless late nights with friends, countless memories & fun. But really there’s more to the season than just that. Which is fashion! Because its basically when we celebrate colours and channeling that feeling to the street we present to you beautiful fashion blogger, Sade…

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Lookbook: Nori Clothing Goes Edgy & Elegant In Her Debut Collection “Aquarius”

Budding fashion brand, Nori Clothings presents its first collection titled Aquarius which is inspired by the designer Uga Enyi Akinbode.The capsule collection gives an insight into the mind of a typical Aquarius woman; Aquarius which is the zodiac sign of people born between 19 January – 18 February. For an Aquarius woman she expresses her independence, versatility, and has great…

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Lookbook: MARYMAII Debuts Ready To Wear Collection

New fashion brand, MARYMAII, founded by twin sisters Jennifer & Jessica Danjuma, have released their ready to wear capsule collection called Katei, inspired by ancient Greek word in the Bible to signify power, strength and might. The brand is made in Nigeria and has an online store aiming to encourage more Nigerians to shop for fashion online.The MARYMAII aesthetic…

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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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When Politicians Slay! Hillary Clinton Attends Wedding Wearing Agbada

Who ever said only actors, bloggers or media personalities are allowed to make major fashion statements must be living in the past century. The 2016 presidential candidate who is known for her colourful pantsuits last Sunday attended the nuptials of campaign supporter Marc Lasry’s daughter, Sophie in New York wearing a floor-length Tiffany-blue caftan.The 69-year-old seemed…

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