Saturday Exclusive: Fashion News Roundup! – House Of Versatile Reveals New 2012 Accessories Collection, AFWL Flyer Day In London & Virgos Featured In One Of UK’s “Closer” Magazine

Hello readers, welcome to our Saturday exclusive fashion news round up; this is where we bring you news making rounds both here in Nigeria and any news relating to African fashion in the diaspora.

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Nigerian Fashion Label “House Of Versatile” Reveals New 2012 Accessories Collection Debuts E Commerce Store

Nigerian emerging designer Bukola Are reveals her House Of Versatile 2012 accessories collection and also debuts the label’s new e commerce store.



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AFWL Flyer Day At Westfield Shopping Mall, London

The Africa fashion week London team recently took a trip to Stratford Westfield, to grace the public with their lovely faces and inform them more about AFWL 2012.


Africa fashion week London will be held during the Olympics and has already been confirmed to be one of the must see events to attend during that weekend.


General Admission is free and welcome to all of those who want to see a spectacular show that celebrates African culture. With a staggering amount of 50+ designers, most of which are flying over all the way from Africa, to present their amazing work to you on the catwalk, from the likes of world renowned designer Adebayo Jones to the wonderful and talented Anita Quansah, whose work has recently been featured in Vibe magazine.



 Show Times:

Friday August 3rd show starts at 12pm to 7pm

Saturday August 4th show starts at 11am to 7:15 pm



Virgos Featured In One Of UK’s Biggest Weekly Celeb, Lifestyle & Fashion Magazines “Closer”

The 16-22 June issue of “Closer”, one of UK’s biggest weekly Celeb, Lifestyle & Fashion Magazines featured pieces from Nigerian UK based fashion label in a feature tagged “Web boutiques we’re!”


Virgos Lounge recently started stocking with UK’s retail giant Topshop, it also has been seen on British celebrity Lydia Bright and has been making quite a buzz both at home and internationally.


The magazine featured pieces from the label saying they are “eclectic pieces style lovers and will adore the twist on the contemporary dresses and shirts…”



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