Category Archives: Lookbooks

Aisha Abu Bakr Draws Inspiration From “The Northern Star” In Resort ’19 Collection

Abuja-based fashion brand, Aisha Abu Bakr has presented its Resort 2019 collection, drawing inspiration from “the Northern Star”. Aisha Abu Bakr describes the collection as one that views every woman as the “brightest star in their constellation,” to balance between modern trends and cultural inspiration. In a lookbook shot by talented photographer Femi Alabede, Aisha…

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RISM SMITH Encourages Minimalism And Bold Hues For SS’19 RTW Collection

Unveiling its debut collection, Lagos-based budding label, RISM SMITH offers up a new array of Afrocentric looks. Confidence is key here, with a focus on both minimalism and comfort.  Tagged ‘My flare Lady’, the collection features separates and pieces that are unique, versatile and contemporary. Each piece can be styled in a variety of ways…

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JReason’s SS20 Explores Bold Patterns & Vibrant Silk At South African Menswear Week

  On Saturday, 6 July 2019, Nigeria’s JReason was one of the talented designers to showcase at the Spring/Summer 2020 of South African Menswear Week (SAMW). Held at Cape Town City Centre, the unisex brand dropped jaws with its newest collection tagged “OUR JOURNEY BY JREASON.” The presentation was truly a sight to behold as the creative director sent models…

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Funke Adepoju Combines Adire With Unique Yoruba Traditions For New Capsule

Eponymous label, Funke Adepoju, has returned with a new capsule collection comprising of gorgeous Adire pieces modelled by celebrity stylist and entrepreneur, Veronica Odeka. The Lagos-based womenswear brand appreciates the uniqueness of the fabric while also giving it an Oriki title. While explaining the decision behind it, Adepoju says, “Oriki names are traditional names from…

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Itunu Homage Delivers Men’s Wardrobe Essentials In Capsule Collection, “Lo Esordio”

Itunu Homage has dropped its debut collection and we’ve got the complete lookbook exclusive for your satorial pleasure only. Titled, ‘Lo Esordio’, which is an Italian word for “The Beginning”, the collection marks a new beginning that depicts a vibrant style for the youthful man. Keeping in mind that functional wardrobe is key, Itunu Homage…

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NIIFFE Casts A Spotlight On Women & Self Celebration For Its Newest Campaign

Fashion label, NIIFFE continue to take strides in growing their womenswear label from starting in 2010 solely as a bespoke brand catering mainly for weddings and special events to launching a ready-to-wear arm in 2012. The Lagos-based brand’s latest campaign sheds light on the most important achievement worth, which is celebrating on-self. Entitled “Celebrate You”, the…

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Everything Chic! Bam Bam, Tomike Alayande & Others Front Sarabell NG’s Versatile Collection

Fast-rising brand, Sarabell Couture NG has been catering to women through fashion for a while now, and it’s diffusion line, Sarabell NG has just launched a new ready-to-wear collection entitled, ‘Vogue Chic.’ The lookbook which is power-packed with influencers is specifically designed to tailor to the transitional needs of women of all shapes and sizes.…

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Here’s A Closer Look At The Debut Collection Of Brommon’s New Brand, “LAXIRI”

Ghanaian bespoke menswear brand, BROMMON has introduced a new line, LAXIRI along with its debut collection themed “The Lux in Laxiri.” The brand which launched earlier last month revealed an array of unique garments fully utilizing muted tones and traditional designs in the menswear lookbook. The theme, according to the brand, basically represents who we they…

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Henri Uduku Makes The Most Of Adire In Its 2019 Resort Collection

After the successful release of its spring/summer capsule earlier this year, Lagos-based label Henri Uduku has returned this season to show off the continuous use of African Tie Dye fabrics (Adire) as part of its 2019 Resort collection. The new releases tagged “Ja Ara E” see an overarching theme of mustard and different shades of brown across…

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Ayo Van Elmar Delivers A Sleek Collection For SS2020 Featuring Michelle Dede And Elizabeth Oputa

Ayo Van Elmar continues to make headway into Afrocentric womenswear with a robust Spring/Summer 2019 “Salt” collection featuring Nollywood star, Michelle Dede and digital entrepreneur Elizabeth Oputa. Combining bold prints and patterns, this season’s performance looks combined an “array of starkly contrasting palettes, experimental fusions, diverse cuts and sheer pieces unfold in a synergy of…

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