Sunday, February 19, 2017

Maki Oh: 2017 Collection



Maki Oh is a womenswear brand that fuses traditional African techniques with detailed contemporary construction. Founded by Maki Osakwe in 2010, the Maki Oh design ethos challenges prevailing notions of beauty and analyses cultural norms through a womanist lens. 

The brand is centered in a strong sense of identity and culture, creating narrative pieces that function as direct channels of communication. 

The Maki Oh vision extends beyond physical beauty to a textured, layered, and three-dimensional aesthetic, embodying the philosophies of sustainability, preservation, strength and complex simplicity.

Check out the full collection after the jump.

Kancky Nigeria: Spring/Summer 2017 Collection

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Founded in 2014 with a line of tunics and casual wear, Kancky was birthed from an ethereal love for nature, African inspired and handmade in Nigeria by local artisans. Kancky is synonymous with “pocket friendly fashion” while maintaining its Tribal-Chic-Cool aesthetic, the brand’s promise to its ambassadors.

This collection mirrors the Nigerian woman and her affinity with social gatherings and ceremonies. It gives a modern twist to the most preferred cuts and styles, including modern silhouettes of the popular ‘double-wrapper’ trend most popular among women from the Eastern part of Nigeria.

Check out the full collection after the jump.

Jason Porshe:Kairos & Chronos Resort 16 Collection

 

The Jason Porshe Brand was founded by Creative director/Ceo Jason Samuel in 2012,The brand today is one of Nigeria’s leading menswear brands.

Nigerian Fashion Label Jason Porshe popularly known for its menswear suits,is a brand with a design aesthetic of redefining classic masculinity and femininity fashionably.

The brand was Established in 2012 and is owned by a young creative director Jason Samuel,who’s been pushing and striving to make a bold niche for the brand. The brand first made its first successful collection runway debut at the native and vogue international fashion week in 2013 (The Elusive Invasion) which featured Alexx Ekubo,Bryan okwara,Victor Kwen & more strutting the runway in Jason Porshe Suits.

Check out the collection after the jump.

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Beyonce's Pregnancy Shoot Photos are in! Brace yourself.



Like the rest of the world, we are excited about Beyonce's pregnancy News. So with no further ardo, feast your eyes on the epic pregnancy shoot photos after the Jump.

RTF ADS: The Global Women's Mentoring Walk 2017




The Global Mentoring Walk is an opportunity to highlight the importance of women’s leadership, and to accelerate the impact of women leaders through mentoring. Organized by outstanding local leaders who are key members of the Vital Voices Global Leadership Network, the annual Mentoring Walk brings together established women leaders and emerging women leaders to walk together in their community. As they walk, they discuss their professional challenges and successes and establish a mentoring relationship in which the seasoned leader guides, advises and supports her peer.

“I can’t pay it back, so I have to pay it forward. And that’s the power of mentoring- it’s cyclical.” –Alyse Nelson, President and CEO of Vital Voices

Held on the same day in countries across the world, the Mentoring Walk unifies the Vital Voices Global Leadership Network. This year’s walk will be held Saturday, March 11th, 2017 to celebrate International Women’s Day.

This year walks will be held across Nigeria in multi-city walks including Calabar, Lagos (Mainland and Island), Ilorin, Uyo, Enugu, Port -Harcourt, Kaduna, Ibadan, Abeokuta & Abuja.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Orapeleng Modutle Style Avenue: Spring/Summer 2016



OM Style Avenue’s aim is to present African crafted fashion and creative talent in a manner that makes local talent globally recognised, To ensure that the world has market access to African inspired product with a modern contemporary trend and design.

These pieces are uniquely crafted, it is soft yet classy with an edge, check out some of the pieces from the collection after the jump.

Monday, November 14, 2016

RTF SPOTLIGHT: WAZAL COUTURE 2016/2017 Collection


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Ayissi nga Joseph Marie is the creator of the brand Wazal. This Collection is called "Ova Tété". This collection is inspired by a Cameroonian slang 'ova' which means bigger and noble person. And Tété which refers to chic and bourgeois. In addition, the word chic here is used to describe the amazing and modern appearance of the clothings.

Noble and quality materials were used in this collection, including first choice wax (African print) from Senegal/Mali.

Joseph-Marie aka JJ DU STYLE is a fashion designer who creates very chic street wear. The French/Cameroonian designer whose father was a tailor, has decided to follow the footsteps of pioneer Cameroonian fashion designers such as Imane Ayissi and Martial Topolo by creating his own clothing line called 'WAZAL' which was launched in 2005. In 2006, he launched his first designs which are worn by some celebrities such as SINGUILA, Alpeco, WAYNE BECKFORD, ROMARIC Koffi and Lalcko. His brand "WAZAL" is a blend of “WAZA”, the name of a natural park in the extreme north of Cameroon and the letter “L” which stands for Lion, the Cameroonian symbol.
He went through a professional training in VANESSA RUIZ fashion school in Paris and he later on specialized in creating tuxedo jackets.

Check out the collection after the jump.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Aisha Abu-Bakr: “Rouge” Collection



The collection marries the designer’s long time love for red, her memories of sunsets and bonfires experienced on her many trips to Seychelles, the Caribbean, and the inspiring awe that was provoked by the girl in red to create a collection solely anchored on red – her favorite colour.

See the full collection after the jump.

Sevon Dejana :‘Ohun Ijinle’ Collection

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Sevon Dejana is a women's wear Avant Garde-Couture brand that makes timeless pieces for all seasons. 
We love the classic appeal on each piece. Check out the full collection after the jump.

Rooos Pieces: “Nwakego” debut Collection

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Rooos Pieces is a Nigerian label that caters for the woman that loves value for her money. The designs are fun, beautiful,trendy, stylish and confident".

See the full collection after the jump.

Monday, October 17, 2016

RTF ADS: A call for Models and Fashion designers in Lagos

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Female models and actors are needed for various advert campaigns in Lagos State. Ladies must be between the ages of 18-40 and anywhere from size 6-16.
Fashion designers who are highly skilled and creative in making dresses and also wedding gowns are needed.

Requirements:
For face models: skin needs to be polished and flawless. No spots, scars or tribal marks
For hand models: ladies with long and slender fingers with no scars or blemishes are preferred. Must have well-kept fingernails
Models must have an Instagram page. Pages that are private will not be accepted.

Procedure:
Send your IG details and pictures to careers@bridestead.com or Whatsapp 08170382707




Good luck!!

Caesar Couture: SS 2016 Collection



We love this collection. Check it out after the jump.

Duru Olowu:Spring-2017 Ready-to-wear Collection



See the full collection after the jump.

DURO OLOWU: 2016 FALL COLLECTION




Duru Olowu is one of my favourite designers. His designs are always out of the box and artistic in its execution. He does not disappoint in this fall collection.

Check out the full collection after the jump.

Totally Ethnik: Dolce Vita 2016 Fall/Winter Collection


Totally Ethnik is a Ghanaian luxury fashion brand for the contemporary woman.
The  Dolce Vita fall collection is simplistic yet Chic. The pieces are easy on the eye and have a luxury-casual feel to it. You can dress it up or keep the looks minimal with accessories. Every piece is uniquely designed to make you want to own them all. 

We love it!

Check out the full collection after the jump.

Friday, October 07, 2016

Trish O. Couture : 2016 Ready-to Wear Collection



Trish O Couture, is a Nigerian based brand. The latest collection features detailed embellishments on structured and draped silhouettes, architectural cuts, and use of delicate fabrics such as Lace, Silk, Jacquard, Leather and Chiffon. Eponymous fashion brand Trish O Couture tantalizes us with these super elegant pieces from its 2015/16 Ready to wear collection.

The collection has a rich use of colours and fabrics that work for different body types and reflect different style personalities.

see more photos after the jump.

Saturday, October 01, 2016

RTF Ads: bijouxhq Jewellery

 
 

Daisy Usman is a Nigerian jewelry designer and creative director of Bijoux HQ – a bespoke jewelry brand that was birthed in the pearl of Africa- Uganda. 

Each piece is:

-Uniquely crafted, exclusively designed
-Top Quality Gemstone jewellery
-Purely Handcrafted,and made with great technical skill and passion.

See more designs after the jump.