Posts tagged ‘Africa’

September 16, 2011

Lanre Da Silva, Lisa Folawiyo, Fati Asibelua, Temikayo Binitie, Nyasha Zimucha and other Best Dressed Celebrities – #MBFW Finale in NYC



Nyasha Zimucha

MUST SNAG ITEM – Map of Africa necklace/pendant

People Tree Brass Batik Africa Cluster Short Necklace $40 @ ASOS.COM

Lanre Da Silva-Ajayi

MUST SNAG ITEM – Peep toe pumps

Gucci Sofia Suede & Patent Ankle Boot - $795 -

Or Bargain…

Moda In Pelle Women's Cocos - $90 (£57) -

Temikayo Binitie

MUST SNAG ITEM – Christian Louboutin Very Prive Pumps

Christian Louboutin Very Prive Patent Pump - $795 -

Or Bargain…

Carvela Adore Peep Toe Pump - $93 (£59) -

Kendall Amyre and Tracey Ferguson

MUST SNAG ITEM(S) – Animal Prints + Lace Up Wedge

MICHAEL Michael Kors Animal-print faux fur cropped jacket - $175 -

Michael Michael Kors Snake Ruffle Skirt - $375 (€274) -

Jeffrey Campbell Rockin Cut Out Wedge Lace Up Booties - $164 -

Fati Asibelua

MUST SNAG ITEM – Peep toe slides + skinny bow belt

Steven by Steve Madden 'Wauwi' Slide Black Leather 7 - $150 -

Stone fixed bow skinny belt - $9.47 (£6) -

Lisa Folawiyo

MUST SNAG ITEM– Siamese Animal Print Booties

Charlotte Olympia Alice Siamese Animal Print Booties - $809 -

Or Bargain…

Charles By Charles David Tasse - $145 -

 Photo Credit: Getty Image North America and Polyvore


April 22, 2011

Genevieve Nnaji in TIBI NY, Chanel and Christian Louboutin – Fashion For Relief

WHO: Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji

WHAT: Fashion For Relief

WHERE: London, England

WHEN: April 2011

Fashionwidget Verdict: This style icon earns a B+ from us.

Photo Credit: Photo Agency


TIBI Pine Drape Dress $685 (470 EUR) -


Christian Louboutin Lady Daf - $995 -

Note: Ms. Nnaji is wearing Christian Louboutin Daffodil 160MM pumps in the picture which as of the time of this article were sold out on the official manufacturer’s website Fashionwidget has substituted this look with Christian Louboutin Lady Daf  Mary Jane pumps which were also sold out on the official manufacturer’s website at the time of this article.


March 23, 2011

The 5 Winners of AMFW’s NYFW 2011 Competition

These 5 designers/competition winners will represent Africa at the Arise Magazine Fashion Week presentation during the Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week – Spring/Summer 2012 in September and they are:

  • South African designers Malcolm KLûK and Christiaan Gabriel Du Toit who are the creative force behind Kluk-CGDT (and who also won The Designer of the Year award)
  • Nigerian-British designer Bunmi Olaye’s brand Bunmi Koko
  • Nigerian designer Lisa Folawiyo’s brand Jewel by Lisa
  • Nigerian designer Tsemaye Binitie
  • Belgian-Ghanian designer Pierre-Antoine Vetorello


Photo Credit: Arise Magazine

– Fashionwidget

March 23, 2011

Arise Magazine’s Lagos Fashion Week AW-2011


Who: African Designers at Fashion Week

What: Arise Magazine’s Lagos Fashion Week 2011

When: March 10th-13th 2011

Where: Lagos, Nigeria

Fashionwidget Verdict: A

Photo Credit: Arise Magazine,

Video Credit: 4ACESTV

March 18, 2011

A Very Bollywood Style Wedding Ceremony For Former Miss Ghana Shaida Buari

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Who: Shaida Abiodun Buari & Olukunle Olusola Nubi

What: Traditional Wedding Ceremony (Bollywood Style)

When: Saturday March 5th 2011

Where: Accra, Ghana

South-East Asia meets West Africa. Certainly a very lovely looking couple and ceremony. I love the wedding theme and the color contrasts of white and gold looked simply stunning on the bride. It definitely was a bummer that her older sister, actress Nadia Buari could not attend. She is currently away on location somewhere in the United States shooting scenes for her next film, according to an official statement released by their father Alhaji Sidiku Buari.

– Fashion Widget

Photo Credit: Akyaa (

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