Tag: Made in Nigeria
It is with great pleasure I want you to meet Jumoke Dada, a lovely and focused lady who is the Founder and CEO of Tǽillo. Jumoke has a great vision for the future of Nigeria and Africa which she has translated into her furniture.
She makes exquisitely crafted furniture using Aso Oke and Ankara fabrics. These furniture forms one of the best use of creativity in aesthetic ambience, that I have come across where furniture is concerned.
Because these fabrics not only carry the essence of our African heritage but also comes in various beautiful colours, I will say, Jumoke has gifted us with a modern antique of our time. I know you want to meet this specially talented lady. Let’s meet her…
Creativity can be expressed in a lot of ways. Often times, I have come to realise there is always a story behind a
Natural hair has gotten a lot of hype in recent times and some people just can’t understand why everybody is all psyched about it. Let me just say it’s a common misconception that going natural is a new thing.
You see, natural hair has been a very significant part of our African heritage since time immemorial. I mean, there was no relaxer in existence all those time and our ancestors got their hair going fine and happy. But maybe not so happy sha (means: though), if you think of the stress involved in working the kinks in the hair.
If you’re thinking_ ‘common Nike, that’s far-fetched now’_ OK, let’s move a little closer to present times, I’m sure you definitely agree there are people whose religion prohibits them from get their hair relaxed right? And still they keep their hair well and even sometimes fashionably.
What am I driving at? Fear Not!!!
I think it’s very important as a Groom on your wedding day to stand out from the crowd with the right wedding accessories. This simply means, everything you wear from your shoes, suit, shirt, bow tie, tie, waist coat, cufflinks, wristwatch, socks, even boxers has to be on point. I hope nothing was left out.
The hibiscus drink has awesome and unbelievable benefits. Hibiscus plants grow in warm and tropical areas and are renowned for their trumpet like flowers. When dried, certain parts of the plant can be used to make beverages that can either be drank warm or cold.
Bridal Jewellery by Baiye Jewellery called “The Aya capsule collection” coming soon… The collection is launching on the 1st of May 2016. Aya means Bride/wife (In Yoruba, Nigerian Language). The collection embodies the simple idea of the white dress, it highlights the need to focus on the Bride, framing her face by adorning her ears with silver, crystals and pearls.
The journey to becoming a Jeweler in Nigeria continued. Going to Central Saints Martins College of Arts still remains top Ten one of the best things that has ever happened to me because my real journey into goldsmithing started from there. I got introduced to different techniques that I was clueless about and this was a different ball game entirely.
Nigerian Jewelry by Itoro Okon’s December collection. Are you ready to be blown away? She’s beautiful and creative, check out her beautiful collections.