Category Archives: Lookbooks

Check Out Eki Orleans Bespoke Bridal Prints Collection Documented By Wedding Photographer Jide Alakija

One of our best ever African fashion brands Eki Orleansrecently collaborated with international wedding photographer, JideAlakija to create a series of documentary images to showcase their prints as bridal fabrics. According to the designer Hazel Agreey-Orleans, the story behind this photo collage is what Eki Bridesmaids get up to before the wedding – basically, a…

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Nigerian-Canadian Label ‘Fenix Couture’ Launches 2013 Collection “Ihotu”, See Lookbook Photos

Fenix Couture belongs to the beautiful Josephine Akioyamen; it is a company that specializes in made to fit dresses and ready to wear dresses for its public. The company currently operates in Canada with a view to move within the foreseeable future to the American and International markets. According to the designer, “Ihotu is an…

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Lush Leather, Ankara Prints And Bright Colours In Nigerian-UK Based Vintage Inspired Handbag Label ‘Didi Creations’ 2013 Collection

Tina Ndidi Ugo is the creative director behind the label DiDi Creations, a UK based Nigerian fashion company that caters for the fashion conscious male and female through unique pieces of clothing, bags, footwear, and accessories. According to the designer, most of the design inspirations are drawn from colours, glamour, vintage and retro styles, African…

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Danish Designer, Trine Linedegaard, Finds Inspiration In West Africa, See New Season Collection Designed From Ghana Traditional Kita And Akan Fabrics

Known for her ongoing romance with textile developments both fragile and tenacious, think hand-dipped silks or hi-tech sporting materials, Trine Linedegaard, a Danish designer living in London, is peeling back the layers with her third collection for her self-titled line, which just so happens to be rooted in west African fabrics. Trine Lindegaard worked with…

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Men’s Fashion: Nigerian- UK Based Fashion Brand Buki Akib Celebrates Africa With “Afefe” 2013 Collection, See Lookbook Photos!

The ‘AFEFE’ collection is a celebration of the inevitable climate change in Africa’s future. Buki Akib, Nigerian knitwear designer, introduces contrasting but compatible fabrics to create futuristic response to the traditional fabric aso-oke. Mixing metallic leather and PVC next to the traditional fabric accommodates the unpredictable weather in Africa. From the regal cowhide leather jacket…

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Kenyan Fashion Designer, Gloria Wavamunno Unveils “Me-Tamorphosis” 2013 Collection

GloRia Wava Munno, the designer was born in London, England and raised between the fast paced London and Kampala. She releases a new collection for 2013 and her use of African Kitenge fabric from all over Africa in modern-cut designs captures the passion for her homeland, its vast culture, and wealth of inspiration. A signature…

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Ooh La La! A Cure For Sore Eyes! Ella And Gabby Unveils “Tropical Sophistication” Autumn/Winter 2013 Collection

Nigerian fashion contemporary brand, Ella and Gabby headed by Ada Mgbudem is known for her constant celebration of the beauty, boldness, class and pride of a woman with detailed and simplified art of sophistication and luxurious pieces. Ella and Gabby’s Autumn/Winter 2013 collection is absolutely mind blowing; the bright colours and prints all carefully hand…

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From Tanzanian To London, Fashion Label Chichia Explores Swahili Khanga Prints In Autumn/Winter 2013 Collection, See Lookbook Photos!

For Autumn Winter 2013, London based label Chichia explores the concept of communication through dress in their dress concept collection. They offer the 13 key dresses every Chichia girl should have hanging in her closet.In this collection, details such as multi ruffles, tiered dress bodices and skirts and manipulated style lines are featured in Chichia&#39s…

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