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30th October 2010The 60th MISS WORLD Is....UNITED STATES Botswana is first runner up, followed by Venezuela as second runner upUnited States - Alexandria MILLS has been crowned the 60th Miss World.  She won the coveted crown as Miss World 2010, triumphing out of 115 beautiful and talented young women who took to the stage of the 60th Miss World Final from the Beauty Crown Theatre in Sanya, China.As the final duty in her reign, Miss World 2009 Kaiane Aldorino removed the bejeweled crown to place it on the head of her successor as the new Miss World 2010.  Taking up her deserved position on the throne, Miss World 2010 was joined by first runner-up Botswana and second runner-up Venezuela.Alexandria was almost lost for words at the excitement and emotion of the event:  "It's a cliché but this really is a dream come true,' she said.  "I can't believe it's happening to me.  My time has come.  I'm loving it!"The glittering two-hour live TV spectacular to


By Niyi Tabiti There is no contention here that  Uti Nwanchukwu has worked his way to fame after winning the 2010 Big Brother Africa All Stars reality show in Johannesburg,South Africa. He is the man of the moment.Since his return to Nigeria his fatherland,he has received congratulatory messages from the Speaker of the House of Reps, Mr. Dimeji Bankola, President Goodluck Jonathan and even the Ibrahim Babangida Campaign organization has sent congratulatory messages to him.  That is not all, notable clubs in Nigeria have organized welcome party for the big boy who won for himself $200,000 (30 Million Naira). The other day, it was at Rehab, said to be owned by Olu Shodeinde and Owen Aisien. I was at the one they did for him at Number 10, the hangout on Saka Tinubu in Victoria Island owned by Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha.Uti was on top of the world as many people came to 'rollick' with him.The height of the whole thing was around 4 AM when he was surrounded by chics and he r


Recently, Frank Osodi Richard- the designer behind the House Of Bunor , paraded quite an interesting collection using the luxurious Lace fabric . Overtime, its is well known that African lace denotes brightly coloured, industrially embroidered textiles that define the image of Nigerians worldwide. For over fifty years it has been the fabric of choice for festive and formal dress styles. Hence an exhibition was organised to parade and explore the historical cultural significance of this particular fabric in Nigeria. The exhibition presented a fascinating chapter in African fashion history and enhanced a contemporary aspect of culture that extends beyond the borders of a single nation, interconnecting people, ideas, and creativity through trade. The African Lace is known to highlight fashion, creativity, opulence, and it is the joy of social gatherings in Nigeria.The exhibition is organised by the Museum of Ethnology Vienna and the National Commission for Museums and Monuments of Nigeri


Once upon a time, not too far away ......It all started with a simple debut collection done with bits and pieces of fabrics and trimmings from a certain designer's archives. This collection was not based on a particular theme rather it was based on a "color world" consisting mainly of Black and White. This is the story of new emerging designer - Mariam Ilaka Mariam Ilaka .....a fashion company whose brand colors are simply - Black and White, has managed to bring these distinct lines to be in sync with its debut collection In terms of design direction. The collection which is very commercial...a cautious test of the Nigerian fashion market, has It consisting mainly of Chic and Classic easy to wear dresses with embroidery, beads and tulle details. The silhouette and style lines are simple with injections of exaggerated shoulders,voluminous skirts and fluid dresses. See for yourself THE END ? no JUST BEGINNING CLASSIC SHOW OFF CHIC RICCO BELLA BOLD-A-CIOUS THE DESIGNER MA


Bisola Edun of Taé is set to rattle the fashion cage in the city of Abuja come the 30th of October at the silver bird mall. The event which would be a fashion exhibition , is going by the theme – Gimbiya which simply means – Princess., which is also used to connote a stylish woman . According to the ace designer-Bisola Edun…..”The collection is exclusively for the Abuja market , as we have carefully selected fabrics favored by our Abuja clientele – Unique , Vibrant and Beautiful “……. There will be a wide range of skirts, jackets, tunics and dresses. ABOUT TAE Taé is a line of beautiful and truly inspired clothing for the sexy, confident and fun loving woman. The design philosophy is the creation of a fun, funky and fabulous image for the woman wearing it. Tae is a clothing line that bridges the gap between traditional and western apparel in Nigeria. With a mission to create trendy, durable and affordable clothing for women and accurately and enthusiastically respond to the ephemer


Nigeria is in the news again and this time on account of Uti Nwachukwu who represented Naija at the recently concluded Big Brother All starts . Uti who is now the latest winner of the reality show , carted away the whooping sum of 200, 000 dollars after being announced the all star winner. Uti as we remember (for those of us who were big brother groupies ). Was part of the Midnight crew which was the more exciting group to watch . he also had his moments in the house from getting into quarrels , getting his arm burnt and most of all - losing his father. Here are some of the moments he had in the Big Brother house. With BFF - Mwisho Carrying out his Malaria task with his burnt arm . Dairy Session Best Man speech @ Mwisho & Meryl's engagement Flight of the Falcon task Eviction Sunday Uti For The MOLA !!!!!!!!


A good complexion is the first thing many people notice in a girl. Acne can be a tremendously embarrassing and burdensome problem. It is easy to feel that you don't have control over your breakouts. But the fact is, you do. Now, your first response may be to assume that I'm going to recommend you see your dermatologist. Yes, in very severe cases one must do this but if it is mild acne you may want to explore this natural ways which i hope you will find helpful Isn't it time we kick back the acne out o our beautiful skin? ah ah what is it sef? Acne has dealt with us so much for centuries and decades, and as the David Beckham “Kick Malaria” Advert goes, we hope to bring you ways and means to successfully kick this issue out of our skin, it gets so bad sometimes that one’s face looks like Footballs lined up for the Eyimba football club season Here are some easy things you can start doing today to help you heal your acne. You should notice a difference in about 4 weeks. Stick w


Ugonna Omeruo of House of Nwocha has announced the launch of her third fashion collection called “ZION” and a ‘FACE OF BRAND’ unveiling. The event is scheduled to take place on the Sunday, 24th of October, 2010 at the brand new and fabulous hotel ‘Four Points by Sheraton’ Lagos. ABOUT HOUSE OF NWOCHA Porpularly known as HON -HOUSE OF NWOCHA is a premium luxury clothing line that was launched in December 2006. The brand is known to cater for the wardrobe needs of  fashionable women of all ages. The HON spring/summer 2011 collection was inspired by an Asian Samurai Painting and has a colour mix of fuchsia pink, royal blue & black. The collection reveals an array of long classic dresses and edgy short pieces with Asian silk fabrics soft in texture and flows in peace like a nile. THE COLLECTION/THE SHOW  Ugonna Omeruo refers to her brand new collection as ‘ZIONIC PARADISE' with a combination of edgy and classic. The one hundred and fifty invite-only event promises to be one-of-a-ki