Tag Archives: Semande

Nigerian Childhood Nostalgia Influences SEMANDE Spring/Summer 2020 Collection

Nigerian UK-based label, SEMANDE draws inspiration from early 80’s Nigerian childhood nostalgia for its SS 2020 collection themed, ‘LIKE PLAY, LIKE PLAY.” The collection which boasts playful and vibrant pieces explores the nostalgic childhood SSSSexperience of the designer, Yemisi Olaiya. According to her, “It is influenced by African childhood toys, a child’s ability to explore and create a…

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Ono’s Diary: Top by ‘Semande’, Fringe Skirt by ‘Funke Adepoju’ & Print Coat by ‘The Ladymaker’

What a lovely day for another fabulous fashion look! Today, I am wearing pieces from three amazing Nigerian brands (#BuyNigerianBrands). This black gorgeous silk top featuring frilly details is from Semande, I have previously worn a couple of pieces from this brand, it has become a favourite of mine, check the them out here and see more…

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Nature’s Movement! Semande Out with New Collection

UK based contemporary brand Semande has released a new collection titled Nature’s Woman. The Creative Director, womenswear designer Yemisi Olaiya  says her brand is rooted in African culture and heritage and aims to create a strong but minimalistic fashion aesthetic which adds value to the ideal woman. Inspired by the beauty of nature; the flow and energy it creates…

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Fashion Stylist Maryanne Alabi Shows How Pretty Pink is in this Ruffled Outfit by Semande

Nigerian fashion consultant and style blogger Maryanne Alabi, known as Mayreejay takes us on another “Diary of a Fashion Stylist” wearing this amazing ruffles couture pink number from London based fashion brand Semande, owned by Yemisi Olaiya. Shot on the colourful streets of Camden in London. She shows us how pretty pink is, dressed up for a date…

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