Tuesday, 18 September 2018 15:03

Shay Jaffar SS19

Shay Jaffar showcased her SS19 at Fashions Finest during London Fashion Week 15th - 16th September 2018.

Styling Team: Lola Royle, Kim Able, David Johnson, Maryanne Alabi
Makeup Team: Academy of Freelance Makeup Artists
Hair Team: R&Co
Nails: Julie Bryant
Photographer: Joanna Mitroi

Published in Fashion Week
Friday, 27 July 2018 13:03

Velika Hartono

Velika Hartono is a young independent fashion designer. Her first collection is emerging ready-to-wear with Avant-garde. The collection was launched in Hong Kong in 2018.

Published in Designers
Thursday, 28 June 2018 19:11

LeViCo

LeViCo is a company owned by Julie Laiskodat who sources fabrics from the region of East Nusa Tenggara located in the country of Indonesia.

LeViCo caters for clients that are looking for something unique such as good quality fabrics with bright textures and interesting designs and these fabrics are transformed into beautiful clothing, bags, and shoes.

Published in Designers
Thursday, 28 June 2018 18:29

George + Ginger

Kristi Fitzpatrick started George + Ginger Pattern Co. in 2015, based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. With a degree in Drafting and Design, she began drafting PDF sewing patterns and marketing them worldwide. She shares her passion for design with her customers and engages with them daily.

Along with designing patterns, Kristi works closely with fabric designers and promotes custom lines. As her custom designs evolved, she expanded the George + Ginger label and became involved with Fashion Week shows in New York and Los Angeles. Her designs feature fitted garments, complimented by draped, flowy fabrics. She focuses on designs that are conceivable on all body types and sizes.

George + Ginger

Published in Designers
Wednesday, 13 June 2018 17:00

Colleen Morris

Colleen Morris was born in London, England to Jamaican Parents. She is very proud of heritage and of being a Londoner.

She travelled to New York and fell in love with the city, where she was lucky enough to work as a stylist at MTV in the early 90’s. It led her to style and design for many celebrities including Donna Summer and Vanessa Williams while working freelance at MTV, including styling music videos.

Colleen then worked in Television and film over the years in numerous productions as a tailor and dressmaker. Working on projects as Law and Order Criminal Intent, Inside Man, PS I love You, Sopranos, Sex and The City and Gossip Girl.

She now also costume designs, she designed her first feature period film called Bolden! coming out in the Autumn.

Ultimately costume design has brought her back to her first love, Fashion Design, where she has designed one off pieces for award ceremony’s for actors and actresses she worked with.

Colleen Morris debut her first collection A/W’18. at Prince’s Trust event in 2018.

Her designs are for women who are very secure and confident in who they are. They are sensual, grown up classics with a bold twist.

She will continue to work both in New York and London and be influenced by both great cities. She is fortunate to work both in Fashion and Film.

www.colleen-morris.com

Published in Designers
Thursday, 03 May 2018 12:32

As Told by Kiki Kamanu

Lupita Nyongo shared a cute bag on her social media page, during her recent trip to Lagos. Imagine seeing the name of your hometown proudly flagged on a bold and beautiful fashion piece, and adorned by one of the most profilic black actresses of this generation. I fell in love with Kiki Kamanu almost inmediately. And wait until you see their Wakanda bags!

Kiki Kamanu, named after its brand owner, is described as distinctive chic. The brand prides itself in well-crafted, exclusive creations. For more information, visit www.shop.kikikamanu.com.

There's so much to love about this brand. I've shared 3 of my favourite pieces below- check out their website and let me know your thoughts!

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#Lagos Fave Things Leather Trim Tote (tan)

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#Wakanda Fave Things Leather Trim Tote

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Velvet Appliqué Luv Lagos Hoodied Hi-low

Follow @kikikamanu on Instagram!

Published in Blog
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 18:23

Richa Kapoor

Actress, Model, Socialite, Fashion Icon and Fashion Designer Richa Kapoor is the epitome of classic fashion, in the southern Indian city of Chennai. Her brand (Jai Maa and Eagle fashions) represents energy, passion and empowerment of "today’s woman" to walk the red carpet of life.

Her style is classic, bohemian, funky and chic with a lot of appeal. She sees her creation as feminine, loose, relaxed, casual and charming. She creates timeless collections with an attitude, yet free spirited, whimsical with earthy sensuality, reflecting comfort and individuality.

Her creation is about mixing the old with the new, trendy with classics and vintage, with loose cuts, ruffles and layers. Her creations are often said to be inspired by nature and the fabrics she prefers are natural; cottons, cotton tusser, hand woven fabric. She displays intricate handwork in her designs which are uniquely embedded with handwork, beaded embroideries, rich antique pita and ethnic thread giving her creations a rich and classic feel with hints of retro and boho chic attached to them.

“I see my designs as an expression of my aspirations with limitless boundaries, always ahead in time.”

Published in Designers
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 18:19

Gia Viviana Dimicova SS17

Credit: Mikey San Photography

Published in Fashion Week
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 17:49

Clara In Wonderland SS17

Credit: Mikey San Photography

Published in Fashion Week
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