Category : Fashion & Beauty

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 1 day ago

Throwback: 5 viral shirt designs of the past 20 years in Nigeria

There are designs and then, there are pop culture staples. There are shirts and then, there are shirts. There are designs, and then there are cultural staples that mark an era with the force of a power stamp, banging heavily of the sands of time like a UFO spaceship. The powers are real and the loyalty over that period is even more impressive. Fiebre Maldini - Gaizka Mendieta You must have owned one shirt that you troubled your parent or your stomach with starvation just to have. Asides any of the shirts on this list, I once troubled my mother for a Gaizka Mendieta jersey which she only found years later in Yaba, Lagos, but that shirt has nothing on those on this list. In fact, those designs are one of the few things that unite different social classes in their wardrobes they occupy and bodies they possess like Cristiano Ronaldo used to do the UEFA Champions...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 1 day ago

Check out the 3 ways Toke Makinwa has rocked latex pant and skirt

Check out the 3 ways Toke Makinwa has rocked latex pant and skirt Media personality, Toke Makinwa is no doubt a fashion icon in Nigeria. She combines class, style, and grace to her dressing.  She is a role model for many young ladies in Nigeria. Lately, she has been rocking latex materials in both pant and skirt. Below are some ways in which she rocked them: Black Latex skirt with a vintage top 2. Red Latex skirt with an almost matching top 3. Black Latex pants with a lacy bodysuit & So pick your favorite. ALSO, READ: TOKE MAKINWA TELLS DABOTA LAWSON TO FORGIVE HERSELF (HERE) & The post Check out the 3 ways Toke Makinwa has rocked latex pant and skirt appeared first on Ghafla! Nigeria.

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 2 days ago

Do they work? Here's the truth about slimming teas

It's the same cycle; we work hard and exercise, try and eat properly and for many people, we still can't seem to shift that annoying bloat. As much as we want to look good, we also want to feel good and tummy bloat is an irritant for most. Sometimes, diet and exercise alone just won't do it and we need a little bit of extra help. Love these #slimmingteas so much. So effective???????????? . . . . . . . . #tealover #tealove #teatox #alphatox #relaxing #newteablends #refreshing #green #greentea #greenteblends #energy #healthy #natural #organic #fitness #fitfam #tea #better #goals The fitness industry is overflowing with 'quick fix' type products and one of the most popular, and heavily marketed, in recent times are slimming teas which claim to have a variety of magical results. If you have an Instagram and follow popular 'influencers', chances are you have seen an advert or seven for flat tummy tea. The teas come in many forms...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 2 days ago

The Luxury Lifestyle Market (TLLM) hosts the 'Modern Day African' event showcasing the best of luxury African design

African luxury fashion was given a worthy platform at The Luxury Lifestyle Market which was held at the Wings Tower and celebrated the very best of what our creative and design talents had to offer. The luxury lifestyle market (TLLM) hosted its annual two-day shopping event at Wings Tower last weekend, it was a shopper’s haven for the best local and international luxury brands offering discounted prices. The theme for this year’s event was 'Modern Day Africa' - an ode to the rich cultural landscape of the African luxury industry. The Luxury Lifestyle Market (TLLM) hosts the 'Modern Day African' event showing the best of luxury African design TLLM’s founder Abisola Kola-Daisi designed this year’s event to encapsulate the essence of luxury in Africa by showcasing a carefully curated selection of beauty, fashion and lifestyle brands, displayed against a backdrop of African-themed décor....

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 3 days ago

Lagos Fashion Week announces - Fashion Focus Africa 2018/2019 finalists

Fashion Focus Africa is back with five new exciting design talents from all over the continent. Since Lagos Fashion Week’s inception in 2011, the platform has shown commitment to scouting talents and providing support for talents through the platform’s Fashion Focus programme (formerly known as Young Designer of The Year). As the talent-scouting arm of Lagos Fashion Week, Fashion Focus expanded its reach to designers beyond Nigeria as part of an ongoing vision to facilitate more opportunities for pan African collaboration to thrive within the ecosystem. Lagos Fashion Week announces - Fashion Focus Africa 2018/2019 finalists Following a successful call for application, a series of interviews with the applicants were conducted at Heineken Lagos Fashion Week 2018 by the Fashion Focus Africa 2018 Panel – Mazzi Odu (Fashion Editor and Writer), Liam Freeman (Conde Nast International), Nisha Kanabar (Industrie Af...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 4 days ago

Chika Ike Debuts New Look in Cute Photos

Nollywood actress and entrepreneur, Chika Ike has taken to Instagram to share beautiful pictures of herself as she rocks a new hairstyle. The actress also shows off her abs in the picture as she rocks a crop top and tracksuit. Photos of Chika Ike below; The pixie cut looks all shades of good on her. The post Chika Ike Debuts New Look in Cute Photos appeared first on Ghafla! Nigeria.

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 4 days ago

Actor Enyinna Nwigwe features in the ''Possible Conversation'' Season 2 campaign by Vanskere

In its second edition of the “ Possible Conversation” with luxury menswear brand – Vanskere and who better to be the next cast than , Award winning Nollywood actor and producer, Enyinna Nwigwe. Enyinna needs no introduction as he models a tell it all collection in a rare weave of Personality meets Drive . The collection interprets the newly activated style mode of a man on a mission who is prepared to defy all norms as he edges  towards his breakthrough success in the turbulent uphill climb of his career yet looking breathlessly stylish . Therein creates the avenue for a Possible Conversation . The collection parades pieces of time breeching designs of familiar hues ,devoid of the chaos of the “Todays” fast track attention seeking garbs yet preserving the ethics of a pristine range .  Whether at a “Wedding Party” or “Black November” corporate meeting, the undeniable fact is that  you are the unconventional conversation starter of the scene who  has progressed from just being in the spotlight to becoming the frontline decisi...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 4 days ago

Style icon Toke Makinwa re-imagines the power suit with this black sequinned Tubo creation

Last night comedian and OAP Ushbebe co-hosted his comedy show 'Yadadi' with media darling Toke Makinwa who wore a stunning 'Miss Jackson' power suit by RTW designer Tubo. We have come to expect glamour and glitz when it comes to Toke Makinwa and the media personality came through oozing with it. Toke re-imagined the power suit with this black sequin number by Nigerian retail brand Tubo. The tight fitting black suit showed off her impressive decolletage with it's low neckline and the jacket was embellished with sequin detailing. Michael Jackson Bahddddddd ???????????????? She accessorised her stunning outfit with a pair of crystal-embellished satin pumps by Balenciaga and a signature Toke Makinwa face beat by her favourite, Anita Brows. Toke wore her her Naomi style in a poker straight, sleek style with a simple middle parting....

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 5 days ago

Meet Enna Udemba; the Nigerian designer behind Beyonce's ankara outfit

Beyonce's ankara outfit broke the gram last week and here's the woman behind the look; Nigerian-American designer, Enna. Enna Attah Udemba is a Nigerian/American married mother of two whose fabulous African prints have become a fashion statement for trend-setting international pop stars and celebrities only three years into her fashion design journey.  Designer, Enna Attah Udemba One of such pop stars is Beyonce who totally slayed in an EnaGancio African print power jacket and matching hat when she stepped out for an event with her rap superstar hubby Jay Z in Beverly Hills. Enna like many African kids, had to battle convincing her parents that her calling was fashion and not the favoured professions such as Medicine and Engineering. However, she completed her education and graduated with a master...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 1 week ago

The ultimate Election Day style guide

The Presidential elections will be taking place tomorrow and we have the ultimate style guide to ensure you're comfortable and chic when it comes to casting your vote. So, you have registered, gotten your PVC, researched the candidates and looked up your nearest polling station, made a plan to get there on Saturday 16th.  Ready to vote? Not yet. There’s one last pre-vote item to check off your Election Day to-do list: Deciding what to wear. Don't wear Political Garb What you wear to the polls certainly matters. It is advisable to not wear gear that aligns you with a particular party, mostly for your own safety. This can include simply wearing political garb like buttons, T-shirts and hats emblazoned with your chosen candidate's name or political party of choice. These polling fashion rules are not only to protect you but that everyone can vote in peace and free from intimidation. Ideally, once you enter the polling place, it’s this sacred place whe...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 1 week ago

BBNAIJA Alex celebrates her birthday with a stunning photo

BBNAIJA Alex celebrates her birthday with a stunning photo Today the 15th of February, ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, Alex celebrates her birthday. The dancing goddess shared a stunning photo of herself to celebrate her day.  See the photo below: View this post on Instagram Birthday Queen. I can’t keep calm. Happy birthday to me. #alexunusualat23 A post shared by Asogwa Alexandra Amuche Sandra (@alex_unusual) on Feb 14, 2019 at 4:13pm PST ALSO, READ: ACTRESS WALTER ANGA WELCOMES A BABY GIRL (HERE) The post BBNAIJA Alex celebrates her birthday with a stunning photo appeared first on Ghafla! Nigeria.

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 1 week ago

Here's the ultimate Valentine's Day style edit you won't want to miss

Happy Valentine's Day Lovers! The day is upon us and whilst we may be busy celebrating with our loved ones, we cannot forget about injecting a healthy dose of style into the day of love. Valentine's Day is here and we’re already thinking about what to wear on our date night. Whether you're out with your significant other or with your girls, we've found the best date night inspiration from your favourite celebrities to make sure you look completely amazing. Do you want to embrace the theme and wear loved-up pinks and reds, with maybe the odd heart-shaped accessory thrown in? Or would you rather go low-key and classic in jeans and strappy heels? At the end of the day, as long as your outfit feels ‘you’, that’s all that matters. Whether you’re heading out for a lavish three-course meal with le boo or celebrating being single with a night on the town with the girls, we present the ultimate V...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 1 week ago

Veteran Nigerian designer Emmy Collins returns home with a big stylish bang

The innovative London based brand headed by Emeka Collins popularly known as Emmy has launched its new showroom in Lagos. The exquisitely decorated showroom was officially launched on the 16th of December with a champagne-fuelled party which attracted authentic fashion aficionados. The showroom is situated at 9 Alhaji Kanike Street, Off Awolowo Rd Ikoyi and can also be accessed via Ademola Street, Ikoyi. Emmy Collins poses in his store with fellow designer Lisa Folawiyo Emmy Collins and guests at the opening on his Lagos showroom According to the Creative Director, Emmy .“Our clients have constantly communicated to us the fact that the void we left is still yearning to be closed but to no avail. If I could take a penny for each time I have listened to such sentiments, I will probably have retired a billionaire by now....

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 1 week ago

Scent moves us

Take your love game to the next level and irresistibly enchant your lover’s heart with the memorable gift of a beautiful fragrance. Looking for the best way to “shoot your shot” this Valentine? Need the right trick to sweep your lover off his or her feet in this season of Love? Take your love game to the next level and irresistibly enchant your lover’s heart with the memorable gift of a beautiful fragrance. You’d be surprised to know that cute little nose on bae’s face has an express lane leading straight to the heart. Love and Scents Have a Connection The human sense of smell has a subtle but powerful ability to awaken emotions, influence your mood and even evoke memories. This is because the olfactory organs have direct connections with the amygdala and hippocampus which are the parts of the brain responsible for emotions and memory. This explains why fragrances have significant potential t...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 1 week ago

Trend alert: These mini bags are 2019's best accessory

How does the old saying go? The bigger the better? Well, when it comes to the latest must-have accessory in fashion, that is no longer the case. Check out these mini beauties. Micro mini handbags are having their fashion moment, and it's all thanks to celebs like Bella Hadid, style influencers and street style stars who are ditching their oversize totes in favour of these cute minis. The mini bags might not carry a lot, but they do make a big sartorial statement. Whether you opt for a teeny-tiny raffia bag or a sleek micro-mini crossbody, the mini bags give even the most basic outfits a luxe feel. These mini bags are 2019's best accessory There’s something so alluring about a tiny bag. It’s not only cute but also practical because you only have to carry around what’s actually necessary. Well, here’s the good news for all you mini bag lovers. While many trends come and go, it appears mini bags aren’t going...