Hello Fashion lovers, your weekly 'Saturday Fashion News Roundup' from OnoBello.com is here to dish out hot news around the world in fashion, so sit tight and read on. It's the perfect way to get your weekend going.
Fashion Brand Madam Wokie, Featured On Vogue Italia's Website
In a huge milestone for the African brand established in 2009, getting featured on the Vogue Italia has become a boost to the image of the brand. Madam Wokie is a Sierra Leonian clothing line made by Mary Ann Kai Kai for creating a link between tradition and modernity. The brand was featured on the Black Blog of Vogue Italia where a review was carried out on the brand and the creative director behind the brand.
According to Vogue Italia, Madam Wokie is an ethical brand and very Sierra Leonean in the sense that they produce their own cotton, weave their own locally produced fabric called kontri cloth and the clothes are manufactured locally. Colorful fabrics and traditional techniques are the foundation of the brand’s success. “Gara fabric is rich prints that have been in our tradition for over forty or more years.
Nigerian Brand, TAP Designs, Showcases At Miami Fashion Week
TAP designs is a ready to wear brand, bringing African Fashion with a contemporary twist. This brand was founded by Thorpe Weyinmi, Adeosun Toluwalase and Patrick Ifie with a goal to make standard wearable clothes that are affordable. On March 21st, they were given the opportunity to showcase in the Miami fashion week 2013.
The Miami fashion week is one of the biggest fashion weeks in the world. And for the 1st time this year, they added the African Segment to the show. TAP designs revealed its fall collection, the designs are very chic, and are also African inspired as we can find Adire, Velvet, Ankara, lace and so on in this collection.
TAP designs is set to launch its online store in May, where their pieces can be purchased not only in Nigeria, but around the world.
Port-Harcourt Based Makeup Studio 'Giftys Daughter' Featured On Essence.com
The online of Essence magazine recently had their readers pick the best before-and-after makeup photographs from Instagram, and Nigeria’s makeup studio based in Port-Harcourt and now Lagos, was one of the 100 dramatic makeover’s picked.
Giftys Daughter is a Makeup studio, Cosmetic Brand representative and Retailers of the Best Beauty Brands in Africa owned by Funke Preghafi. They have their headquarters in Port Harcourt and a newly opened branch in Lagos.