Category Archives: Spotlight

A Melanin Dripping Tiwa Savage Lands A Feature On Billboard Magazine

Unless you’ve been living under a rock since the beginning of this year, you’ll be familiar with Tiwa Savage‘s Universal Music record deal. In fact, like us, you’ll probably be obsessed with her and her newest single. Also along with international fame and recognition comes lots and lots of magazine covers. The musician was recently…

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Bolanle Olukanni & Zainab Balogun-Nwachukwu Launch Nigeria’s First ‘Wash And Go’ Salon For All Types Of Hair

Bolanle Olukanni and Zainab Balogun-Nwachukwu TV host Bolanle Olukanni and actress Zainab Balogun-Nwachukwu continue to broaden their horizons as the duo just ventured into the service industry by teaming up to launch Nigeria’s first focused hair salon – the Wash & Go Hair Salon. The establishment offers a brand new hairstyling experience focused on providing exceptional…

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Batik Galore! Waje And Omawumi Front Trish O Couture’s Exotic Resort Wear Campaign

The vocal powerhouses appear in the label’s latest collection, photographed by Femi Alabede Following on the heels of its ready-to-wear collection, Trish O Couture has tapped Nigerian songstresses Waje and Omawumi for Resort 2019. Themed ‘Indigenous’, the duo are photographed in a series of stunning portraits – that throwback to a traditional style favoured by…

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Aisha Abu Bakr Draws Inspiration From “The Northern Star” In Resort ’19 Collection

Abuja-based fashion brand, Aisha Abu Bakr has presented its Resort 2019 collection, drawing inspiration from “the Northern Star”. Aisha Abu Bakr describes the collection as one that views every woman as the “brightest star in their constellation,” to balance between modern trends and cultural inspiration. In a lookbook shot by talented photographer Femi Alabede, Aisha…

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Funke Adepoju Combines Adire With Unique Yoruba Traditions For New Capsule

Eponymous label, Funke Adepoju, has returned with a new capsule collection comprising of gorgeous Adire pieces modelled by celebrity stylist and entrepreneur, Veronica Odeka. The Lagos-based womenswear brand appreciates the uniqueness of the fabric while also giving it an Oriki title. While explaining the decision behind it, Adepoju says, “Oriki names are traditional names from…

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You Have To See Dodos Uveighara And Tolulope’s Gorgeous Marrakesh Wedding Photos

We’re not crying, you’re crying! Our favourite beauty blogger and makeup artist, Dodos Uveighara and her fiancé Tolulope Iteboje have shared new details and photos from their intimate wedding, days after they tied the knot in Morocco. The photos were posted on her Instagram yesterday, with the stunning snaps offering a better glimpse at all the two wedding dresses Dodos…

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Here’s A Closer Look At The Debut Collection Of Brommon’s New Brand, “LAXIRI”

Ghanaian bespoke menswear brand, BROMMON has introduced a new line, LAXIRI along with its debut collection themed “The Lux in Laxiri.” The brand which launched earlier last month revealed an array of unique garments fully utilizing muted tones and traditional designs in the menswear lookbook. The theme, according to the brand, basically represents who we they…

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Adire Lounge Shows Off Its Latest Tie & Dye Collection Featuring Akin Faminu And Nikki Anyasi

Following on from its Aro- Ewa collection, Lagos-based label Adire Lounge has continued its “perfect blend for both the old and the new to have congruence” in this lookbook. The collection, according to the brand is “borne out of the belief that being ancient in spirit, yet modern in expression is the perfect scenario to…

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OB HotFlick: Burna Boy ft M.anifest – Another Story

Burna Boy releases the visuals to “Another Story” on the eve of Nigeria’s 59th Independence, and it is packed with various powerful images depicting the past and present problems the country is facing. The music video embodies the essence of the song as Burna Boy admonishes the people to take up their political responsibility and eschew tribal unrest.…

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Quirkiness Dominates Nola Black’s Pre-Season 2020 Lookbook, See Every Piece Here

Fast-rising womenswear label, Nola Black has unveiled its pre-season 2020 and it encompasses quirky clothing that is true to the core of the brand. The lookbook shot by Miracle Otugo features a model shot against the backdrop of a 90’s Nigerian hair salon. The collection follows its monochrome colour scheme, with looks such as dungarees, plaid dresses,…

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