August 21, 2014

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week! Fashions from show 2, including Davida, Jil, Poisa and more!

Nigerian designer Davida showcased fabulous print dresses in blues on the runway at the Arise Magazine Fashion week show; but what we truly love about Davida runway are all the cute little black dresses the models strutted down the runway. It is flattering on every woman and Davida’s unique take on the LBD was absolutely gorgeous! Ghanaian design label Jil took over the runway with a collection that showed off a creative mix of Kente print and soft lacy. The dresses were fun, flirty, uber feminine and incredibly flattering. From Ghana to Kenya, Arise Magazine Fashion Week takes us into ...

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Taibo Bacar is casual elegance at the Arise Magazine Fashion Week

Young Mozambique designer Taibo Bacar brought his signature mix of casual and elegance to the runway at the Arise Magazine Fashion Week in Lagos. The designer has won several awards in Mozambique and dressed some of the country’s most famous women. There were beautiful form-fitting dresses, sexy shorts paired with cropped jackets and daring evening wear sure to flatter many ladies. ...

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Re Bahia on the runway at Arise Magazine Fashion Week

Designer Re Bahia gave us big bold colour on the runway at the Arise Magazine Fashion Week and we aren’t talking about the red bob wigs that the models rocked down the runway. From the delicate tiered lacy dress to sexy curve-hugging shorts and that high-waisted skirt with a thigh-high slit, every design was a feast for the eyes, each one as exciting as the last. The young UK/Nigerian designer displayed a fearless fashion sense, embracing colours and odd pairing, matching polka dots with a vibrant hues. Not a show you are likely to forget. ...

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Desert chic designs from Loza Maleombho at the Arise Magazine Fashion Week

Structured crop jackets, full skirts and daring necklines were the order of the Loza’s runway. The Ivorian designer’s collection makes one think “desert chic”. Seriously, if you were every travelling to the Sahara and still wanted to look fab, you’d be wearing one these pieces. Loza’s play on prints was brilliant and the models wearing turbans was genius. We say yes to more ladies in turbans; it should be a new trend, right?   ...

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