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Adire Cloth in Nigeria : A Book Review on Adire Textile

Adire cloth (pronounced Ah-DEER-eh), is one of the many African textiles I really love. It is quite versatile and I love the way the patterns can be so simple and yet unique.  It is an age old textile of African origin which has been brought up in several discussions for many years.
With the changing times and discovery of newer findings, a revised edition of old Adire cloth publications is a welcome introduction to our knowledge accumulation. Adire is a Yoruba word for indigo-dyed style of fabrics, it is so unique that it can be considered a form of cloth art….


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Belleabeau OctoBazaar: 4th Edition of The Premium Lagos Event

The 3rd edition of the premium Lagos event Belleabeau was nothing short of magical with loads of awesome brands showcasing their finest pieces. The atmosphere was electric and the air was thick with love – love for the makeup & fashion show as well as the food.
Belleabeau is a bi-monthly event where beauty practitioners, fashion enthusiasts, vendors of all spheres such as beauty, fashion, art, gift items and lifestyle in general exhibit, network and sell their products to prospective clients
It was a well attended event with over a thousand guests and over 40 vendors. Belleabeau was generous enough to give out different types of freebies such as Ankara, Snap-backs, Trucker hats, Beanies and lots more… 


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Yemi Alade features in Shell's #makethefuture Campaign

Yemi Alade, the popular Nigerian songstress known for her signature-look bold African hairstyle, has claimed her title as the King of Queens once again. Recently, she featured in Shell‘s #makethefuture campaign and she really made us proud as she is the only African featured in the music video.
Yemi, born as Yemi Eberechi Alade, started her climb to stardom when she won the 2009 Peak Talent Show. Ever since, she has been soaring high beautifully and breaking ground after grounds…


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GTBank Fashion Weekend: Shop, Learn, Be Awed!

If you’re a lover of fashion you will be excited to learn about the grand fashion weekend event GTBank is organizing. GTBank is also known as Gaurantee Trust Bank or simply as GTB, is a commercial bank in Nigeria.
They have planned a Fashion Weekend that promises to be highly exciting. This event boasts to bring under one roof, the most promising, talented and recognised fashion designers, brands and retail enterprises from across Nigeria and abroad…


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Wilson’s Juice: Nigeria's First Fresh Lemonade

So many people go for the American dream, but the founders of Wilson’s Juice are of a different opinion. They believe that the Nigerian dream is alive, strong and valid. In their words to CNN, ‘In Nigeria, you can have a Naira and a dream’.
The Wilson’s Juice Company was created in 2010 with a starting capital of just ₦2000 ($10) by 2 brothers, Seyi and Seun Abolaji. This company has since turned to a very lucrative business for the brothers…


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