Afro-­European Fashion Brand Ayo Van Elmar

[dropcap custom_class=”normal”]  AYO VAN ELMAR (AVE) is a fast emerging brand that was launched in May 2011 and  has indeed grown in leaps and bounds. [/dropcap]

AVE’s style can be described as Afro-European fusion fashion that is inspired by the creative director’s cross-cultural experience. Ayo van Elmar is one of a kind, its strengths are rooted in exploring the beauty of afrocentric fabrics and creating exquisite styles for the one who is liberal, who is cosmopolitan, who is open-minded and the one who believes that elegance knows no bounds.

For the soul that embraces going beyond borders to add a fine touch of difference to their wardrobe. Ayo van Elmar has successfully showcased colletions at the Nigeria, Vienna and London fashion week. Ayo van Elmar was also contracted to design the wardrobe for the TV shows; Nigeria’s Got Talent (2012) and Glo X-Factor West Africa (2013).

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Minku Design's New Collection

Three years on, Minku continues to define a fresh sub-Saharan aesthetic through its subtle use of cultural elements and artisan approach to contemporary bagmaking.

Minku founder Kunmi was on a computer science research and consultancy path when she discovered her intense enjoyment of designing and creating everyday items.

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Bellafricana's Nigeria Independence Day Exhibition

bellafricana 1[dropcap custom_class=”normal”]Bellafricana celebrated Nigeria @54 by hosting an exhibition at Labule Restaurant on the 1st of October, 2014. Despite the heavy rain fall on the day, the exhibition was a success. [/dropcap]

Various African products were displayed for sale; Adire table mat and coaster set, ankara apron and gloves set, kente bags, kente slippers, African men and women wears, ankara cushions and many more. Here are some pictures from the exhibition;

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Make A Statement With Ankara Maxi Dress

African prints are one of those prints that is so versatile and intensely vibrant. The brilliant colourful fabric is making worldwide rave to an extent we can’t even comprehend or ever get tired of the print.

A maxi dress is a floor or ankle length informal dress. Maxi dresses forms fitting at the top and are loose flowing at the bottom, cut to flow over the body. Maxi dresses are comfortable and easy to throw on.

They can be worn to any occasion from casual to semi-formal and even to formal events, all depending on the style, shape and colour. Maxi dresses create a feminine and romantic impression. They have a relaxed, smooth, light, and soothing character that makes one look trendyContinue reading


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