Posts tagged ‘West Africa’

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

GET THE LOOK

TIBI Pine Drape Dress $685 (470 EUR) - stylebop.com

CHANEL MATELASSÉ CHAIN SHOULDER BAG $2,235 (1.532 EUR) - lindestore.com

Christian Louboutin Lady Daf - $995 - footcandyshoes.com

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 http://us.christianlouboutin.com/shoes/pumps/daffodile-160.html 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.

~Fashionwidget

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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

AMLFW

Photo Credit: Arise Magazine

– Fashionwidget

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 (Ghanabride.com)

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