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Designer Biography: Amaka Osakwe Of Maki Oh

Amaka Osakwe is the Creative Director of Maki Oh, a womenswear label conceived in 2010 to initiate a continuous appreciation for ‘self’ and individuality through fashion. Designer, Amaka Osakwe studied at the Arts University College at Bournemouth where she obtained a BA (Hons) in Fashion Studies. Her passion for couture and culture inspires her artisanal…

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Interview: Music Trio DRB Lasgidi Aims For International Recognition – Defines Style As “Serious Swag”

With a preppy nerdy high school look that is hard to miss, DRB Lasgidi, is gradually becoming the new wave maker in Nigeria Music industry. They combine Afro-Beats, Hip-Hop and R&B with effortless ease creating a pan-African sound with international recognition. The group, who has made music for over six years whilst studying in England,…

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Essential Reads For The Soul: How True Are Those Principles? Find Out In “Pound Foolish”

The OnoBello.com Essential Reads for the Soul serves 3 main functions. 1.    To tell you about the new must-read book in town2.    To suggest  books that will inspire you3.    To use the medium of the column – the Essential Reads for the Soul – to suggest tips that will motivate and inspire you through the…

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Interview: A Powerful Black Woman, Game Changer And Fashion Icon, Award Winning Contemporary British Designer Samantha Cole Speaks Of Her Many Feats

It is almost impossible not to have heard of Samantha Cole, the powerful black woman behind the Samantha Cole London brand(SCL). SCL is an International Award Winning Contemporary British Brand, a title that was received by Samantha Cole for her Spring/Summer 2009 Collection during New York Fashion Week for ‘Best Womenswear Designer’. Samantha Cole has…

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