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#HLFDW2017! Heineken Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2017: Day 4 – Maki OH

Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2017 Day 4 has come to a close with designers like Bridget Awosika, Christie Brown, Kenneth Ize, Gert Johan Coetzee, Kiki Kimanu IamIsigo and other. Themed ‘Africa: Shaping Fashion’s Future’, the 7th edition of the highly anticipated runway show returned with lots of innovative African designs and techniques. See runway collection…

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Maki Oh Presents Spring/Summer Collection Inspired By Growing Up In Lagos

Maki Oh recently unveiled the lookbook for its Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear collection. The head designer Amaka Oskawe draws inspiration from her childhood in 1995 Lagos, where the privilege of youth washed out the sound of harder times. The collection reflects the colour, pragmatism and the effervescence of a Lagosian childhood with games like Ayo, Change your style, and those improvised…

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#HeinekenLFDW Launches Inaugural Autumn/Winter Presentation Titled ‘Identity’ 

#HeinekenLFDW (Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week), is delighted to announce its inaugural new season Presentation at Red Door Gallery, from 30th March – 2nd April 2017. The move not only brings #HeinekenLFDW in line with the global fashion calendar, but also affords the designers featured, more opportunities to maximise media and available distribution prospects. More pertinently, it…

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The Sport of Asó EbÍ! Check Out Maki Oh’s Latest Collection

This season, Maki Oh is captivated by the modern concept of Asó EbÍ.  Asó EbÍ is a Yoruba word which translates to ‘family cloth’. Traditionally, the chosen cloth (usually lace, wax print or hand-woven fabric) was distributed and worn within families to show uniformity and cooperation during social occasions and ceremonies like weddings. Recently this…

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How Cool! Maki Oh’s Dress Featured In Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’ Video

From dressing Michelle Obama to having one of her pieces featured in Beyonce’s groundbreaking video, ‘Lemonade’, Maki Oh is clearly winning! The Nigerian designer’s teardrop adiré dress was worn by American actress, Amandla Stenberg who was featured in Beyonce’s new video. Isn’t that like the coolest thing ever?!         Leave your views…

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Peep The Beyoncé ELLE South Africa Cover+ More Photos From Her Spread!

It’s Bey season guys and we’ve got our hands on her ELLE South Africa Magazine cover. In case you missed it, superstar-turned-supermogul, Beyoncéis making history with 25 ELLE magazine covers across the globe. See the UK & US covers here. From slaying—pop charts to music-industry standards, societal labels, and now, the athletic wear biz, you can’t…

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Intrinsic Beauty! Maki Oh’s Fall 2016 Collection Is A Foray Into Womanism

Maki Oh’s Fall 2016 collection is a foray into womanism through the linguistic variations of the Nigerian word ‘ehn’. A simple expression that carries a multitude of meanings depending on intonation, ‘ehn’ contains several dimensions that are not immediately obvious in its three letters. The complexity of this word is mirrored in the complexity of…

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Photos! Christmas At The Maki Oh Atelier With Zashadu & Temi Dollface

  Maki Oh kicked off the holiday celebrations with a Christmas Party at her Atelier with Zashadu and Temi Dollface. Guests were invited to shop select pieces from their Autumn/Winter 2015 collection. Temi Dollface got everyone into the holiday spirit with her rendition of a selection of Christmas songs as they nibbled on canapés and…

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