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Discover Tokyo James’ Spring Summer 2018 Campaign Titled ‘The African Cowboy’

Nigerian-British eponymous menswear brand Tokyo James debuts its latestSpring Summer 18 campaign tilted ‘The African Cowboy’. BellaNaija Style had the pleasure of chatting with the brand’s creative director. On the inspiration behind this African Cowboy collection and the brand’s price points; I”t’s not easy being African, to identify as African is to identify with struggle…

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Simi Catches The Light In Glittering Gold At AFRIMA 2017

AFRIMA 2017 was not just a place for entertainment, the artists definitely brought a bit of fashion and style, scratch that, they brought their A-game on board. Nigerian singer and songwriter Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye, popularly known as Simi signed to the record label X3M Music under which she released her new album “Simisola” and was…

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Style Stalking: Inidinma Okojie Serves Us Something Hot But This Time Its In Yellow

Prestigious Nollywood actor Inidinma Okojie definitely spellbinds us as she exudes breath-taking dazzling beauty at the LFDW fashion show in a yellow mono-strap ruffled dress by Derin Fabikun exonerating her beautiful figure with details to the waistline also showing off her chocolate skin, she finely accessorised this dress with a classy looking dangle earrings paired…

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LFDW Day 4: Abiola Olusola Debuts With A Quirky Yet Feminine SS18 Collection

Eponymous contemporary women’s wear brand Abiola Adeniran-Olusola populary known as just Abiola Olusola, presented its latest collection at the Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2017. The collection covered almost all dress categories as it ranged from slit thigh dresses to female power-suit. The brand’s collection presented on the runway featured outfits in different styles and…

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LFDW Day 4: Imad Eduso’s Satin Collection Is Topnotch

Womenswear brand Imad Eduso made debuted her latest collection at the Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2017. The collection covered almost all dress categories as it ranged from low-back outfits to female power-suit. The brand’s collection presented on the runway featured ruffled satin dresses that came in different styles and color. Check out some of…

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LFDW17 Day 1: Kina Buti Showcased Its AW18 Dream Collection

Italian-Nigerian ethical fashion label Kina Buti at the Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2017 showcased its latest AW 18 Dream Collection comprising of vibrant colors and it is completely Afrocentric adding that demure comfort. The brand which focuses on empowering women and youth in Nigeria through their AfroUrban style that brings culture together. The…

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Fashion Brand Ladunni Lambo Debut Its Spring Summer 2018 Collection

Womenswear brand Ladunni Lambo has released its Spring/Summer 2018 collection titled St*r inspired by Princess Lalla Nouzha of Morocco and the Nomadic culture of her people. The juxtaposition of the two concepts that inspired the collection can be reflected in the opulent yet austere pieces in the lookbook featuring delicately crafted feminine fabrics and simple…

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Celebrity Beauty Of The Day: Anna Banner Dishes Out Gorgeousness In New Photos

MBGN 2013 turned actress Anna Ebiere Banner was a beauty to behold as slipped into a chic figure-hugging dress to honor the wedding invitation of designer Yomi Casual and his beautiful wife Grace. The 22-year-old beauty who is Flavour N’abania’s baby mama, for the event rocked a fancy black off-shoulder dress with ruffled neckline from Nigerian…

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Nuna Couture Showcases Its Latest Collection ‘Vintage Sackar’ In New Lookbook

Inspired by sketches of gorgeous women in chic designs found in his grandfather’s sketch pad from 1988, Ghanaian fashion label Nuna Couture founded by Nathaniel Nunoo has debuted a lookbook spotlighting its latest collection named Vintage Sackar. The collection is in honor of Nathaniel’s grandfather, Samuel Sackar Codjoe, who worked as a tailor in the…

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NACK Apparel Introduces Fisherman-Inspired “Lookman Campaign”

NACK Apparel recently debuted campaign photos for its new editorial titled ‘The Lookman Campaign’. The campaign depicts the style, freedom, and confidence of every NACK man and woman. The pieces are inspired by a man identified as Lookman Falade, a fisherman located in South-Western Nigeria, with an unrelenting and unapologetic nature; his style, freedom, and confidence…

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Lookbook: Adara Atelier Presents Latest Collection Tagged “Play”

Adara Atelier, an emerging womenswear brand who unveiled its newest collection titled Play at the Nigerian Student Fashion And Design Week #NSFDW5 recently and also won the designer the Womenswear Designer of the Year award at the event has presented its lookbook.Featuring carefully cut dresses, sequin-detailed jumpsuits among other chic and fun designs, all in vibrant colours, the Play collection is…

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Maki Oh Introduces A Spring 2018 Ready-To-Wear Collection Inspired By Childhood Memories In Lagos

Maki Oh has presented the lookbook for its Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear collection. The head designer Amaka Oskawe draws inspiration from her childhood in 1995 Lagos, where the privilege of youth washed out the sound of harder times. The collection reflects the color, pragmatism and the effervescence of a Lagosian childhood with games like Ayo, Change…

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Exclusive: All The Models, Stylists And Beauty Moments Backstage At Jasper Conran SS18 London Fashion Week Show

We present all the actions backstage at Jasper Conran London Fashion Week SS18 show. We present rare access on how makeup artists and stylists prepare models for the catwalk prior to the presentation of British designer Jasper Conran’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection on the second day of The London Fashion Week Women’s in London.Photo Credit: AFP

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Edgy & Creative! Susan Rosemon Debuts The Newspaper Series Collection

Emerging fashion brand, Susan Rosemon has recently unveiled a mind blowing and creative collection inspired by Newspapers.Featuring ball dresses, midi dresses, jackets, hats and even shoes made with newspapers clippings this Newspaper Series Collection is definitely for daring fashionistas who love to make bold statements with their outfits. It is also a fun way to…

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Daks Spring Summer 2018 Collection At London Fashion Week

British heritage brand Daks originally founded in 1894 by Simeon Simpson, has become one of the UK’s most quintessentially British luxury labels, specialising in fine tailoring and accessories for both men and women; whilst continuing to uphold the values of quality, reliability and innovation first established over 100 years ago. This tradition Daks continued with their…

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Exclusive: Rihanna, Mayowa Nicholas And All The Models Backstage At Fenty x Puma SS18 NYFW Show

It is no longer news that Rihanna knows a thing or two show stopping performances, as witnessed during her latest Fenty Puma collection showcase at New York Fashion Week. Though the superstar didn’t disappoint as daredevils on motorbikes kicked things up a gear by performing stunts on a ramp built into pink glittering sand dunes on…

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Lookbook: Ugo Monye Debuts Its REALE (Royal) Collection

Tailoring Company Ugo Monye has just released a lookbook for its REALE collection staring top Nigerian fashion models like Oluwatoyin and Cornelius. Photographed by Anny Robert, The REALE by Ugo Monye is a three-Piece Robe inspired by the “Agbada” – a Nigerian traditional attire. REALE is an Italian word meaning “Royal”, encapsulating the essence of…

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Womenswear Brand O’milua Unveils Capsule Collection Tagged ‘Sisi Yemi’

Fast growing contemporary womenswear brand, O’milua has recently released a lookbook for its capsule collection dubbed Sisi Yemi. Captured by the creative photographer Ari Labadi, the brand’s latest photoshoot features fashion model Adedoyin Somuyiwa as she poses in elegant designs from the label.According to the brand, Sisi Yemi is not your ordinary girl. She is…

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Check Out The Latest Supreme X Nike SB Air Force 2

Definitely for all shoe lover! New York based brand Supreme, has teamed up with Nike for a new version of the Air Force 2 sneakers. The shoe features a premium leather upper with perforated patent leather quarter panel, custom branded lace eyelets and custom heel stabilisers. Made exclusively for Supreme, the Air Force 2 will…

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Check Out The Limited Edition Of Koio x ‘Game Of Thrones’ Kingslayer Sneakers

Italian footwear designer based in New York Koio, is teaming up with HBO to create a limited edition “Game of Thrones”-inspired sneaker. The sneaker, called “The Kingslayer” after Jaime Lannister, allows fans of the show to incorporate their favorite character into their everyday look. The sneaker is designed in Koio’s custom signature Capri low-top form…

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Lookbook: A New Man Is Birthed In Jahda’s SS17 Collection

Menswear designer, Opusunju Jahda Daniels has unveiled his Spring/Summer 2017 lookbook for his Jahda’s ‘A New Man’ collection modelled by himself. The latest collection is trendy, unusual and flattering on any gentleman.The Creative Director admitted that this is one of his most exciting collections yet. The designer, who is always looking to break new bounds…

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Pharrell Williams Along With Other Models Headline G-Star RAW 2017 Autumn Winter Campaign

Dutch clothing company G-Star RAW has unveiled its autumn winter 2017 campaign. The eclectic denim range is aptly modeled by Pharrell Williams and a diverse cast of talented creatives, such as model/activist Adwoa Aboah and her sister Kesewa, Jean Campbell, as well as Lennon Gallagher who is the son of iconic English musician, Liam Gallagher.Captured…

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Kendrick Lamar Dumps Reebok To Sign Deal With Nike

A recent tweet published by Kendrick Lamar appears to suggest that he could of in fact just ended his endorsement deal with sportswear giant Reebok in place of what is assumed to be a more lucrative partnership with Nike. With his Twitter post bearing the caption, “Cortez. Since day one.” accompanied by a #teamnike hashtag,…

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Lookbook: The Dahomey Amazon Collection By Adey Soile

Womenswear brand Ade Soile has released a new Dahomey Amazon collection which is inspired by the only documented all-female, official front line combat arms military unit in modern history from an area known as Dahomey in Western Africa.The collection has all the pieces you need to elevate your wardrobe – with the use of different…

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A Vans X Karl Lagerfeld Collection Is In The Works

Vans will soon be receiving a high fashion boost courtesy of the legendary Karl Lagerfeld. The famed designer is poised to unleash a new collaboration with the California brand. The project, arriving in early September, will feature both footwear and apparel styles, “fusing the two brands’ respective universes”.All-new products will be presented, alongside classic silhouettes…

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Kehinde Bankole Looking Extraordinary In Gbenga Artsmith’s New Collection

Gbenga Ayo-Dada of Artsmith Collections, a leading bridal jewelry brand in West Africa is back with another stunning collection.It features the jeweler’s latest collection worn by Nollywood star Kehinde Bankole who plays out her alter ego – sometimes she is KEHINDE (the woman of queenly disposition) and other times she is KENNY (the girl-next-door).Kehinde captured hearts…

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Rapper AKA Is The New Face Of Reebok Classics Africa

South African rapper AKA has announced his new seven figure deal with Reebok Classics Africa. The lifestyle shoe brand is making an investment shift from highly paid athlete ambassador-deals to entertainment talent. AKA is joining a global campaign with hip-hop star Future, super model Gigi Hadid and rap duo Rae Sremmurd.The outspoken rapper took to…

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Lookbook: Anne Jacob Drops Its Resort 2017 Collection

Abuja-based womenswear fashion brand Anne Jacob returns with its chic ready-to-wear ensembles for its Resort 2017 collection. Designer Tolu Adigun focuses on celebrating modern day women irrespective of their tastes, as the pieces range from demure to sexy looks consisting of chic dresses, jumpsuit, separates, with edgy details finishing the ensembles.Whether getting ready for an…

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Lanre Dasilva Ajayi Creates Modern Look For Vlisco’s Newest Collection

African fabrics and textiles brand Vlisco has unveiled a new collection. The lookbook features multi-faceted curator and creator Asiyami Gold alongside two gorgeous models. As expected the prints, colours, and patterns of the fabrics used in this new collection are very chic, modern and visually appealing.This season’s lookbook creations are made by Lanre DaSilva Ajayi,…

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MBFWJ 2017: AFI Prive Had One Of The Most Chic Collection

Simply chic and ready to wear! That was is theme for AFI Prive’s collection on Day 1 of the Mercedes Benz Johannesburg Fashion Week. The Johannesburg-based, self-described “passport to luxury African fashion” was born out of a passion to capture and share true African luxury.AFI PRIVÉ provides African designers with international retail opportunities and exposure,…

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MBFWJ 2017: It Was An All-White Collection From Adama Paris

Senegal based Adama Amanda Ndiaye is the creative mind behind the brand ADAMA PARIS. Born in Kinshassa, Zaire, Adama epitomizes the multicultural fashion designer of the new millennium. Growing up between several international cities gave her the chance to face many different cosmopolitan environments, and make her able to forge her very own sense of…

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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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