Maducholuchi, an international footwear brand based in Nigeria, presents its latest collection, titled The Gentleman. This collection consists of eleven distinct designs handcrafted by local talents in the region. These pairs are available on http://maducholuchi.com. Read on to see the shoes and be amazed by the quality and design.
The Young Designers Collective is an association of artists and designers who design clothes and accessories for non-profit organizations. This month, they are shining the spotlight on one of the designers Hanh Lam and her limited edition jewelry collection, “Leather Bound”. Read on for more about the collection.
The American Music Awards happened on Sunday, September 24th and oh boy, things happened. Lady Gaga arrived on a horse, Macklemore won Best Rap album over Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar and Miley Cryrus performed with a cat that cried diamond tears. Everything was just a mix and mess of peculiar and amazing performances. Read on for our Red Carpet coverage of the American Music Awards (the title of this award show is ironic as One Direction probably won the most awards and they are British).
Wana Sambo presented its newest collection, Voyage of Mademoiselle Adanna,during Glitz Africa fashion week in Accra, Ghana on November 9, 2013 and won Ready-to-Wear Brand of the Year Award. The Award was presented at the Glitz Award Ceremony on the same day as the runway show.
Glitz Africa fashion week is an international platform that exists to showcase and promote Africa’s fashion talent. Wana Sambo was one of many brands that showcased their collections during the event to rave reviews ‘I am grateful to GAFW for this award and their continued support of the Wana Sambo brand. With the voyage of Mademoiselle Adanna collection, I wanted to show pieces that exemplify womanhood, strong yet feminine, I am glad that it is getting such positive feedback’.
Congratulations to her and the team! I’m coming for a few dresses o!
On Monday, 18th November 2013, Style Cravings will be starting a new series called ‘Fashion Forward’.
It a series of articles and posts capturing setting up and running a successful fashion business in Lagos. It would based on a fictional character who just finished the NYSC and nurses the dream of being this fashion designer who pursues her dreams against getting a white collar job which aligns with her parents’ wishes, and traversing the concrete jungle of fashion. Read on for more info.
Tomorrow (Nov 10th) is the world premiere of Africa’s Next Top Model hosted by Nigerian top model, Oluchi. Africa Next Top Model is produced by Lulu Productions and Never Machine will feature 12 selected girls from across Africa who will battle in various quests to prove that they have what it takes to make it in the crazy modelling world. Continue to meet the girls and the judges.
My favorite Nigerian menswear label, Orange Culture, recently showed it’s men’s spring summer 2014 collection at the Lagos Fashion & Design Week. I really liked it because many of the piece can be rocked by a girl. The prints on the pants, the sheer shirts and bright colors just sold me on the collection. Also, love the blazers. Continue to see what I’m talking about.