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

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Published in Blog
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
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 09:39

Allan Vos

Menswear Allan Vos was born in The Hague, The Netherlands, where he later graduated Fashion Design succesfully at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts. After his study Allan Vos worked for theatercompanies such as Cirque du Soleil and Disney and designed for shows at Stage Entertainment and for Dutch celebrities for who he made private orders by hand.

In 2012 Allan Vos debuted on the Amsterdam Fashion Week with his first mens collection. His work is usually inspired by traditional or historical costumes underlining the sporty look.

He uses feminine shapes and adjust the paterns to fit the mens body. An Allan Vos piece is sporty with a sparkle. He is known for his sequin and crystal embroidered swimwear pieces. The designed pieces in the collections are one of a kind and handmade in the Allan Vos atelier in The Hague. Items are custommade or made by order.

Website: www.allanvos.com 

Photo credit: Manny Fontanilla & Stef Lohstroh

Published in Designers
Sunday, 27 September 2015 12:56

Jeanine Clarkin SS16 London Fashion Week

Photographer: Mikey San Photography

Published in Fashion Week
Monday, 21 September 2015 18:01

Eco2wear SS16 London Fashion Week

Photographer: Mikey San Photography

Published in Fashion Week
Saturday, 05 September 2015 18:01

A Chat with designer Judy Wu

Innovative fashion designer Judy Wu is set to present her Spring/Summer 2016 collection at London Fashion Week on the 19th September 2015.

Published in Exclusive Interviews
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