Category Archives: Features

OB Designer Focus: Mowalola Ogunlesi Of Mowalola

While you might not instantly recognize the name, Mowalola Ogunlesi, it’s definitely one worth knowing and celebrating. The pioneering non-profit initiative cultivating London-based Nigerian talent is not only redefining and dressing UK’s cultural revolution but she’s also an advocate of pan-Africanism. According to her website bio, Mowalola is mainly inspired by Nigerian psychedelic rock which is evident…

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Mother’s Day 2019: 10 Fashion & Beauty Gifts She’ll Absolutely Cherish

When we accidentally leave Mother’s Day shopping until the eleventh hour, sticking with the overused mother’s day wishes via text messages and gift cards can feel like an easy fix. But listen up: Your mom deserves a little more thought this year. She has style, she has class, and she’s sacrificed a good deal of both in…

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OB Deisgner Focus: Olajumoke Ademilua Of O’milua

In a country that the fashion industry is fast becoming one of the most viable sectors of the economy, O’milua is one of the talented labels captivating audiences with its cultural elegance. Founded by Olajumoke Ademilu, O’milua is a contemporary fashion brand based in Lagos, inspired by African art, culture and History. Their designs depict a rich African…

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OB Relationships: Is It A Big Deal To Ask My Girlfriend To Change Her Dress Sense?

Dear OnoBello, I would appreciate it if you’d keep my identity anonymous. I seriously need advice. I am not very good at writing things like this, so I will keep it short. I love my girlfriend very dearly and I have been thinking of settling down with her. The only issue we never seem to agree on is…

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If You See A Makeup Artist That’s Always Slaying, They Must Be Jobless — Banke Meshida Lawal

Banke Meshida-Lawal appeared on the Binging with GameChangers show recently and the celebrity makeup artist had a lot to say on what it takes to turn one’s passion into a profitable business while taking us through her career trajectory. She also revealed why she may not be wearing makeup everyday, citing that “If you want to sit down…

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OB Designer Focus: Studio IMO Is The Artisanal Crotchet Label Redefining Classic Knitwear

Forget all the memories of your Grandmother knitting in her rocking chair or long hours trying to perfect that Home Economics project – crotchet craftwork is back and in the most Uber-chic way. Fashion took a turn a few seasons ago with industry leaders introducing crochet into their collections; attracting fashion insiders with the intricate…

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Chioma Onwutalobi, 24-Year-Old Entrepreneur Creating The Most Distributed African Lifestyle Magazine, Speaks To Forbes

Chioma Onwutalobi was recently featured on Forbes highlighting her story as a successful entrepreneur. This feature highlights the journey of a 24 year old entrepreneur seeking to change the narrative associated with Africa. From a thriving legal career to diving into the publishing industry, she shared what led her down the path to working with some…

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