Category Archives: FASHION

Friday late: The Rise of Afropolitans At The V&A Museum London

Held on the last Friday of every month, the Victoria & Albert’s (V&A) Museum London has a programme tagged ‘Friday Late’. These are events that explore contemporary ideas ranging across fashion, design, music, art and performance. The cutting edge events can include live performances, installations, workshops, debates, lectures, tours and temporary displays. On the 24th…

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Fruity Fashion

Summer is here and it promises to be bright, fun and playful with the latest trendsfrom Spring/Summer 2011 runways spilling over to this season and translating to real life fashion. Bright colours and prints are still very much hot, however a hotter edge to this trend is going for pieces and accessories in fruity prints…

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Tayo Shonekan Releases Lookbook Of Mama’s Garden From Her Aimas Label

Like a breath of fresh air fashion stylist Tayo Shonekan’s new collection called Mama’s Garden from her Aimas label is much needed in the Nigerian fashion scene now more than ever.   Shonekan, a well known figure in the Nigerian fashion industry launched her Aimas label in Nigeria back in 2007, though she had previously started designing…

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Romantic Lace

lopopiioiuiouiuiui From sweet day dresses, sensual evening gowns, skirts and Nigerian traditional ensembles, fashion fell for lace at the Austrian Lace Nigerian Fashion Show which took place on Saturday May 14th, 2011, the Lagos Expo, Eko Hotel. Hosted by the Austrian Embroidery Association in collaboration with the Commercial Section of the Austrian Embassy the evening…

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