Aqua7Clothing is a totally unique retail brand and upcoming Clothing brand, committed to promoting value for money. At Aqua7Clothing it’s about quality in style pieces with “affordability” as the key word. See more after the jump.
The name “Zizi,” taken from the word “Mizizi” meaning roots, epitomizes the diversity and striking beauty of the African continent. It is our aim to showcase the continent’s profound essence through our range of products.
Zizi luxury bags are inspired by a wealth of African cultural heritage united with contemporary designs for the modern day person. Their ethically manufactured products are meticulously handcrafted by a unique group of experienced artisans using leather and fabric of the highest quality sourced both locally and within the continent.
This collection is just amazing. A few words come to mind when I first saw the pieces; like Classy, effortless sophistication, timeless style to name a few. I absolutely love this collection and I know you will too.
Contemporary African menswear label, JZO launched in 2014 by Joseph Ike and Ola Akindeinde releases their Rain 2017 collection tagged Tokunbo. This collection is made for the modern Nigerian man and it consists of native made fabrics, which aligns with the brand’s signature designs.
This is the debut collection of the ready-to-wear Nigerian women-swear label Ayaba woman and it embodies contemporary yet wearable pieces fit for every female body size. According to the creative director, Tomiwa Oladele, the Ayaba woman is a Queen and the pieces from this collection encourages women to celebrate themselves and their many different sides.
Makioba Susan Bob-Manuel Olugbile is one of Nigeria’s finest talents, globally admired for her exquisite couture and ready to wear creations. She established her self-named brand in 2013 with a desire to explore her creative influences and produce designs that would make every woman feel stylish and beautiful no matter her size.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.