Category Archives: Lookbooks

Fairytale And Romance As Nigerian Fashion Label Trish O Couture Presents ‘Beauté Exotic’ Collection

Trish O Couture caught our attention last Valentine when the label presented a collection specially for the celebration of love. ‘Beaute Exotic’ is inspired by fairytales, romance, and feminine beauty with an African feel to it. The designer makes use of fabrics that include lace, velvet, sequins, feathers, leather and signature Ankara prints on chiffon…

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Botswana Fashion Brand Koketso Launches New Line ‘Koki Love’! See The Gorgeous Campaign Photos…

Fun, Playful and feminine are best to describe Koki Love by Botswana Fashion Designer Koketso Chiepe of self-named brand. The new line ‘Koki Love’ was created out of the love of all things that inspire the designer’s travels and cultures. African inspired shapes and textures with strong global appeal. It was born of a desire…

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Mozambican Designer Taibo Bacar Presents A Blast Of Prints And Ultra Feminine Cuts In New Autumn/Winter Collection

In a fascinating mix of Haute Couture and prêt-a-porter designs, Mozambican designer Taibo Bacar unleashes a new Autumn/Winter 2013 that is extremely feminine, dresses are beautiful and sexy, and the detailing on certain pieces are simply amazing. Taibo got inspired to create this collection after his visit to Rome. According to the designer, “I wanted…

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Nigerian Accessories Label ‘Design For Love’ “Sisi Jeje” Collection, See All The Lookbook Photos

The Nigerian label, “Design For Love” is known for the easy chic approach to fashion and for their adaptation of the African prints with consistent use of Ankara fabric for their dresses, accessories and more. In their new Sisi Jeje collection, the brand’s classic wooden frame Ankara clutch is still featured but bigger with the…

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Ghanaian Fashion Designer Nina Barkers – Woode Presents Her ‘Love April’ New Collection Inspired By The African Woman

There have been so many look books to feature recently and we still can’t have enough of the gorgeous creations and unique flair that is becoming rampant with African designers. In as much as we are having thrones of new designers flocking in, most of them still manage to stand on their own two feet…

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Runway To Real Life: Fade Ogunro Shows You How To Wear Nigerian Fashion Label Alter Ego With Style And Confidence

Fade Ogunro, one of the hosts of the highly anticipated TV show themed ‘Glam Report’ alongside Michelle Dede and DidiOcheja, seems to be an avid lover of the Nigerian brand ‘Alter Ego’ and has been spotted in creations from the brand three times in recent weeks. All three dresses were showcased during the 2012 MTN…

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Côte d’Ivoire Fashion Label Loza Maleombho Goes Androgynous In Autumn/Winter 2013 Collection

Loza Maléombho was born in Brazil, raised in Côte d’Ivoire and in the United States and was largely influenced by the diversity of cultures that she was open to. Her early world wide exposure has inspired her culturally eclectic aesthetic in artistic expressions. In her Autumn/Winter Baroque Inspired collection, one is reminded of the fashion…

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Paulina Adeniran, Nancie Sam – Amoye And Jahnet Soname Debut ‘House Of Mobé’ With Collection Tagged “Second Self”

House of Mobé (pronounced Mo-Bay) is a brand new fashion label that combines your every day wears with a little bit of high fashion couture. Run by three Nigerian designers Paulina Adeniran, Nancie Sam-Amoye and Jahnet Soname, the vision of the brand is to connect fashion lovers of all ages with the purpose of marrying…

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An Extreme Burst Of Print, Pattern And Colour In The CJAJ09 Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

Established in 2009, CJAJ09 is an independent African fashion design house and clothing store that is all about making style accessible and fashion affordable for the sophisticated, hard working and discerning woman. With designs drawn from the beauty and sophisticated nature of European fashion mixed with the richness and ethnicity of African culture. Their clothes…

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Nigerian-London Based Label, GBEMi By Alice Oluyitan New Collection “Happy House” Is Full Of Rich Hues And Textures

The ‘Happy House’ Gbemi womenswear collection shines a spotlight on pastel hues, rich textures and exaggerated proportions. Oversized shoulder accents and voluminous silhouettes take center stage in a lookbook that is candy-colored. GBEMi (pronounced with a silent G) is Alice Oluyitan a London based designer recently graduating from the University of Brighton. She studied fashion…

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