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Nigerian women in latest fashion and style at Bode Oshinusi burial in Ijebu-Ode

DEROJU SHOAGA & TOLA FAWEHINMI     By Niyi Tabiti - Nigerian women in latest fashion and style at the burial of late businessman and socialite,Bode Oshinusi in Ijebu-Ode. Oshinusi died just 10 days after celebrating his 80th birthday in Lagos. The event was graced by notable personalities across the globe.Trust Nigerians, it was a festival of glamour as people turned out looking beautiful in their aso ebi, gold,diamond and latest beads designs.  Guest includes the founder of First City Monument Bank (FCMB), Otunba Subomi Balogun ,Alhaja Tai Elemosho,Chief Mrs Atinuke Abioro,Alhaja Bisi Abiola,Folashade Okoya,Funmi Tinubu and others See photos


The Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria also known as Fadan had their best event ever on Sunday 14 June 2015 at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island.The event was graced by notable designers and entrepreneurs’.      The event was graced by notable socialites,business executives and fashion entrepreneurs such as Alhaji Rasaq Akanni Okoya of Eleganza Group,former first lady of Lagos state,Dame Abimbola Fashola,Ibidun Ajayi,Folashade Okoya,Maureen

Nike Ogunlesi and Uche Majekodunmi at FADAN Event 2015

Uche Majekodunmi and Nike Ogunlesi are both style entrepreneurs who have excelled in their fields. Nike is the ageless beauty behind Ruff and Tumble while Uche runs Newton and David, a floral, event decoration and management company. They both have offices located inside Ikeja GRA. Gistmaster spotted the two women at the FADAN event in Lagos. While

Fayrouz L’Original 2 Auditions Makes Final Stop At UNILAG This Weekend

The auditions for the  Fayrouz  L’Original  Express ion Show Season  2  aud ition s   that began a few weeks ago will be making a final stop this weekend at the prestigious University of Lagos. Expected to attract talented undergraduates and Youth Corps members within and outside the campus, participants will be adjudged by the jury comprising fashion experts,  Mai Atafo ,  Kunbi Oyelese ,  Rhema Akabuogu  

Tayo Shonekan:Why I Left Engineering for Clothes Designing-Punch

I love this interview on Tayo Shonekan published in the Punch and thought i should share. Tayo Shonekan is a stylist, designer and Chief Executive Officer of AIMAS, a fashion label. She talks about why she decided to focus on designing Q: Why did you make the switch from styling to designing? A: I have always done the two side by side; one did not precede the other. Now, I do less of styling and more of designing because I am trying to build my brand. I no longer style as often as I used to. Q: How did you delve into designing? A: As a newly-wed expecting my first baby in the United Kingdom, I was home and not working. I wondered what I could do, but I had always been interested in fashion, even though it was not my course of study at the university. I studied manufacturing engineering. I started by designing T-shirts and it became a success. Q: Why did you move back to Nigeria? A: Every city has its advantages and disadvantages. People always think the grass is greener

Funke Akindele Vs Jenifa at Africa Magic Viewers Choice award

   Funke Akindele proved that she is a better dresser than 'jenifa' the outrageous character she played in her all time best movie.  Actress,producer and wife of a politician,Funke was at the award ceremony hoping to grab another award for the best role in a comedy film at the Africa Magic Viewers


O’Mak Designs- Easily the most popular and definitional fashion entity owned by the Nigerian born Internationally celebrated designer-Uche Ibezue Is set to launch Its flagship store In Maryland, Washington DC highbrow shopping mall, the historic Savage Mill Mall. The launch which Is set for June 23rd Is expected to be graced


Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) announces 3rd and 4th of August 2012 will be the date for the sparkle event at London's Spitalfields Market Hall. Following the unprecedented success of last year’s event, AFWL has relocated to London Spitalfields, recent winners of a Best New Open Space award. This year’s event is set to be bigger and better with a larger venue, more designers and tons more exhibitors. This will be the first large scale event  to showcase UK and non-UK based seasoned and emerging fashion designers inspired by Africa.   This year casting for models in Nigeria will be held at French/Nigeria based photographer Emilio Conti in his Villa, No7, Adeyemi Lawson Street Ikoyi, Lagos. All models from different agency are invited. Models should come with their portfolio or Zcard along with them. All models selected should see Joan Okorodudu CEO, ISIS Models after the casting. The casting time: 10AM to 4PM Date: 12 of May 2012. However, Ronke Ademi


Even Lady Gaga does not go gaga, in the real sense of it, she only excites us with out of this world dresses. Well, we saw ex-miss world, Agbani Darego going gaga at the just concluded Arise Africa Fashion Week! If you don't get the drift, wait for gistmaster to serve it to you fresh and hot.  Agbani showed off (even though many saw it as a wrong move) at the just concluded Arise Africa Fashion Week. A presenter from Silverbird had approached her for short interview on the red carpet, Agbani did not even stop talkless of having the normal red carpet chit, chat. Instead she just looked back and told the reporter, "Tell Bruce or guy to call me"  Meaning the reporter is too small for her, rather, she should tell Ben Bruce, the chairman of Silverbird or Guy one of the Directors to call her!    Agbani was a past Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria but she later won Miss World. To many, Agbani did not leverage on her position to actually make things happen on the internation


[caption id="attachment_3066" align="aligncenter" width="480" caption="Ono Bello with Dami,Yemisi Abah,Azuka and Aloba"] [/caption] By Niyi Tabiti Today is a special date. It is 11-1-11!!! Ono Bello, one of Nigeria's fast rising stylist invited us to the formal presentation  of her PR company- PR UNO and her new  fashion blog- . Ono must have been waiting for this day. UNO is an italian word meaning number 1. [caption id="attachment_3067" align="aligncenter" width="319" caption="Lanre Dasilva Ajayi and Yinka Adegite"] [/caption] The presentation took place at Lanre Dasilva Ajayi's  Couture palace at Dolphin Estate extension in Ikoyi, Lagos. Ono told that she is in business to step up the game. The former ThisDay style writer disclosed that she will continue to introduce her powerful head turning formula into the style industry. Aside working as the PR and Style Direc