Category Archives: FASHION

Yellow Daze! Xtamaliy, Ejiro Amos-Tafiri, Uju Estelo, Bel Angelique & Rasheedah Unite for New Collection

Featuring designers from Ejiro Amos Tafiri to Xtamaliy and silhouettes from formal to cocktail, ZAZAII continues to highlight their range of styles and brands with the launch of its new colour story, entitled ‘Yellow Daze’. The brand is celebrating the new season with this edit featuring model Rasheedah in various shades of the entrancing colour.…

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Paris Fashion Week: Louis Vuitton SS18 Ready-To-Wear Collection

For the Louis Vuitton showcase, Creative Director Nicolas Ghesquière made quite an appearance. Full-sleeved musketeer shirts were trapped under 18th century frock coats and long Louis XV waistcoats threaded in lurex brocade for a sparkly, electric majesty that wasn’t of our time – or a time we’ve ever known. Ghesquière had visited the Met in New York and…

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Stella Mccartney Accused Of Cultural Appropriation At Paris Fashion Week Show

Stella McCartney, whose collection shown at Paris Fashion Week has been accused of exploiting African culture with the designer’s use of an Ankara print. Plenty of people on social media were frustrated that this conversation was happening again, without much changing. Others questioned whether appropriate credit had been given to African designers. Meanwhile some  were…

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Paris Fashion Week: Givenchy Spring/Summer 2018 Ready To Wear Collection

In Clare Waight Keller debut show on Sunday morning at Palais de Justice, which also marked her first foray into menswear, she translated the graphic elements she’d detected in the Sixties and Eighties corners of the archives – more specifically 1961 and 1981 – into cut-glass silhouettes with the structured, super-sharp shoulders she’d seen in…

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Paris Fashion Week: Balenciaga Spring/Summer 2018 Ready To Wear Collection

On Sunday morning in a typical warehouse situation in Saint-Denis, Gvasalia made it clear he has no intentions of giving into expectations of radical seasonal change. He stuck to the Balenciaga silhouette he believes in: the pointed second-skin boots, the fetishised ladylike silhouette and his trademark subversion of normative elements (a well that never dries…

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Who Wore It Better? Toke Makinwa & Sandra Tuboberini In Tubo

Media personality Toke Makinwa and Sandra Tuboberini founder/ Creative director of Fashion brand TUBO both look stunning in this 26th dress by womenswear brand TUBO. Sandra wore her dress with a pink head gear and accessorised with a silver clutch, while Toke matched her Tubo dress with a black fur. Fashion stylist Harvella Styles gave…

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4 Cities, 14 Brands, 19 New Stockists, #HLFDW Trade Show Season is Officially Over!

It’s the end of  trade show season as we officially countdown to Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2017. Through our trade shows we continue to strive to build the sector’s capacity to contribute to the African economy while also providing access to new markets and reinforcing the role  fashion’s value chain plays in the growth…

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Still Celebrating the Obamas! Former FLOTUS Michelle’s Best Looks

If you’ve followed closely the live of the Obamas in recent times, then it’s no news to you that they just celebrated their 25th wedding annivesary. Still in the spirit of celebrating almost everyone’s favourite American couple, let’s take a look at some of the best looks of the former First Lady of the United States…

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Choc City’s Yung L in Originals by Fast-Rising Fashion Brand, MaxiVive is Iconic!

Choc City artiste and entertainer Yung L meets fast-rising androgynous fashion brand MaxiVive in an iconic photo shoot. The architectural cuts, novel fabrics and irreverent hues the Maxivive brand is known for are brought to life by the mysterious but commanding presence of Mr. Marley. See more photos below. Credits Photography: Remi Haastrup – @remigrapher…

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