Saturday Fashion News Roundup! Oluchi For Duro Olowu, Stella Damascus Launches Adiva Hair Plus More

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Nigerian Designer Duro Olowu Features Nigerian Supermodel Oluchi For Ad Campaign In Border-Crossing Collaboration With JC Penny
Nigerian-born designer, Duro Olowu’s collaboration with US Retailer JC Penny has been circulating the fashion world for months, and with a preview of the lookbook for the debut collection, Nigeria’s fashion world is set to make a merger that would leave the world buzzing.

The ad campaign for the collection would be headlined another Nigerian that is making waves globally, supermodel Oluchi. Duro Olowu would be the first seasonal designer for JC Penny as they release a limited-edition collection for spring 2013. The collection would be realised in March 2013.

Luxury Shirt Makers, Grosvenor, With Nigerian Outlets Announce Prestigious Royal Warrant To Queen Of England
Grosvenor Mayfair London, a company renowned for producing collections of stylish shirts and distinctive accessories, is to be granted a Royal Warrant to Her Majesty, The Queen of England. This was announced by the company founder, Karl Dunkley.

There are around 850 companies that hold The Royal Warrant and this covers a diverse range of trade and industry. Recently Grosvenor Mayfair London joined that list

The Grosvenor collection is designed and made in London, combining English sartorial tradition with a contemporary age. They focus of ready-to-wear and made-to-measure shirts that are classically elegant for both genders and all ages. Last year, they opened two outlets in Nigeria with their Lagos boutique on Awolowo road, Ikoyi and their Abuja Store on Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse 2.

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Popular Actress, Stella Damasus Launches New Hair Brand – ADIVA Hair
Stella Damasus has expanded her line of expertise and branched from the Nollywood star that she is and turn to another line of business, hair business.

According to the actress, her love for hair has pushed her into this line of business so as to ensure a glamorous, stylish and classy look for those who want to invest in a new brand of wigs. The wigs are available in different lengths, colours, curls and volume to accommodate the variety of taste.

Michelle Obama, America’s First Lady Wears Reed Krakoff For Official 2013 White House Portrait
Michelle Obama, America’s First Lady, took the official 2013 White House portrait recently, and she opted for a navy silk and wool dress with three-quarter length sleeves by Reed Krakoff. She accessorized with a single strand of pearls and her chin-length bangs.

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The official portrait for this year is a departure from the portrait taken four years ago where she was photographed standing in a sleeveless black Michael Kors dress with a double strand of pearls. The photograph was taken by Doug Kennedy in the Green Room and she was captured in a relaxed sitting position.

Rihanna Delves Deeper Into Fashion, Set To Launch “RiRi MAC” With MAC Cosmetics
Earlier this week Rihanna launched her clothing line through the River Island brand, and it seems the popular pop star isn’t stopping there. The multi-talented star has made a ground-breaking deal with MAC Cosmetics and is geared to have multiple collections of color cosmetics that will roll out later this year.

One of the products to be launched is the RiRi Woo, a lipstick inspired by her favourite MAC red, Ruby Woo. The release would be on May 4 and 5 2013 as MAC opens a pop-up shop on the first night to showcase the line.



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