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Stella Jean 2014 Fall Collection

Stella Jean is a rising fashion designer with Haitian origins. She was born in Rome and her father is from Turin. She has gained some major followership for some of her other collections, majorly from last season at the Armani Teatro. 

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Laviye's Collection

L’aviye is a global online retailer of African-inspired jewellery and accessories. Born in 2012, L’aviye combines a love for African fashion and African print fabric with current Western trends, to provide unique African inspired jewellery and accessories.

They source their fabrics from across Africa and Europe, transforming a wide variety of African inspired fabrics into one of a kind jewellery and accessory pieces.

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Meet Fomi, The Ethopian designer

Initially the prospect of developing a handbag line in Africa seemed daunting, but that became Afomia Tesfaye’s motivation in creating Fomi

In early 2011, she made the decision to leave Los Angeles to travel back to her native homeland of Ethiopia with the intention of designing a collection of accessories. After researching the country’s indigenous resources, she discovered a little known fact, that Ethiopia produces some of the world’s finest quality leather. Undeterred by the fact that she had no formal design training, she soon completed a collection of colorful yet sophisticated leather handbags.

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Afro-­European Fashion Brand Ayo Van Elmar

 AYO VAN ELMAR (AVE) is a fast emerging brand that was launched in May 2011 and  has indeed grown in leaps and bounds. 

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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Cooking The Nigerian Ogbonu Soup

Here you’ll find cooking tips, hints, and suggestions to make life easier in the kitchen. Check out the  cooker tips and tricks that we’ve collected. Plus, you will find in-depth how-to articles, and more! Today we will be talking about how to prepare delicious Ogbonu soup. 

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Modern And Contemporary Art Auction

The ArtHouse Contemporary Limited will be having an Art auction today from 6-9pm at The Wheat Baker Hotel … 


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Minku Design's New Collection

Minku is a Nigerian maker of quality goods established in 2011 and specializing in leather bags for men and women. 

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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Kuba Cloth From Congo

Kuba cloth is a hand-woven cloth made from the fib of Raphia Vinifera palm leaves. Kuba people of the Congo first hand cut, and then weave the strips of leaf to make pieces of fabric, often called raffia cloth.

There are several different sub groups of the Kuba people. Each group has different and unique ways to make the fabric. Some make it thicker, longer, shorter, or with different patches. Each patch is symbolic and many times a piece has many different meanings.

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