Saturday Fashion News Roundup! First Lady Michelle Obama Covers Vogue April Issue And Africa Fashion Week London First Concession Store Opens Doors

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America’s First Lady, Michelle Obama Covers Vogue April Issue
America’s First Lady, Michelle Obama, will grace the cover of Vogue magazine&#39s April shape issue, which focuses on “the beauty and well-being of women&#39s bodies.” She first debuted on the cover of the fashion bible in March 2009, and also was featured in the magazine in 2005 and 2006.

The first lady stars as the cover girl of Vogue’s annual April health and fitness issue wearing a blue belted Reed Krakoff dress and captured by photographer, Annie Leibovitz in the Red Room of the White House.

In the issue, the First Lady speaks about her family and the importance of balance with her signature candor and sense of humor. President Obama, who also is featured in the cover article and in photographs with his wife, joked about how the first lady has helped him improve his sartorial style.

The First Lady later changed into a black ensemble with Michael Kors sweater and ball skirt for another pose by the window.

Africa Fashion Week London Launches First Concession Store In Lagos, Studio 29; Set To Open Doors To Lagos Fashionistas From 14th April 2013
 Studio 29 boutique is an extension of the highly successful AFWL brand and is set to open its doors to Lagos fashionistas from Sunday 14th April 2013.  The first of a series of concession stores in Lagos, African Fashion Week London, the biggest African themed fashion event in Europe launches Studio 29 as a response to demand for the exclusive pieces featured in its runway events.

Opening at 29 Opebi road, Ikeja, with Lekki branch at 1 cottage drive off Durosimin Etti, Lekki phase 1 and the prestigious Oxford Street, London branch opening later in the year, the boutique will be stocking the best of African fashion designers around the globe.

With London based multi award winning brands Adebayo Jones and Asake Oge already in store and other exotic pieces from designer brands such as Zebra Living, Kola Kuddus, Violet Couture, Mademoiselle Aglaia, Nene Kester and more designers signing up every day, the boutique caters to the everyday needs for the modern fashion lover.


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