Showing posts from January 25, 2015

Rihanna Wins Court Battle with Topshop and she is $5.5 Million Richer!

In 2012 Rihanna brought a case against fashion retailer Topshop for using her picture on a shirt without her approval. Her lawyers argued that it was false advertising as it would make her fans buy the shirt thinking it was endorsed by Rihanna. Well, RiRi won the case against Topshop’s parent company Arcadia for £3.3million ($5.5million). The high court found in favour of the Barbadian performer and granted an injunction prohibiting Topshop from selling the clothes without informing prospective purchasers that it had not been approved or authorized. Photo Credit: Getty Images/Jason Merritt

Kim K and Kanye West stun in all black at BET Honours

The couple coordinated in black Balmain ensemble to the BET Honors which held last night in Washington DC where Kanye was bestowed with the Visionary Award. 

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Zuhair Murad presents the Pre-Fall 2015 Collection

Straight from the sewing table of Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad, we presents the Pre-Fall 2015 collection. For the collection the designer merged dreams and madness together. He takes his inspiration  from the Cirque Dhiver – a vintage Parisian circus. The pieces feature dinner gowns, with detailed sheer inserts, threaded embroidery on tulle and lacquered macramé.

Jimmy Choo's wedding collection for 2015

With a collection of white heels, gold minaudières and delicate lace ballerina flats, this year the British shoe house has expanded its wedding range, offering a new tailor-made service to brides-to-be.

Meet bridal designer Zuhair Murad

Starting out in an atelier in Beirut, Zuhair Murad has gathered a following for his romantic-cut dresses, made from the finest of fabrics. Now recognized for his finely-honed craft, the Lebanese designer’s rich bridal collection is shown during Paris haute couture week each season. Brides-to-be are in for a treat, as the 2015 collection spells elegance and bold femininity like no other, while the designer shares his inspirations.

Nine soldiers, 56 insurgents killed in failed Maiduguri invasion

The attack on the town began at about 12.30am and could not be totally suppressed until about 11am.

It was gathered that hundreds of heavily armed insurgents tried to gain entrance into the town through Jinikin-Moronti, on the road linking Maiduguri to Damaturu along the Jos-Kano highway and close to two major housing estates, 1000 and 707.

The suspected terrorists were confronted by the soldiers and other security operatives of the 33 Battalion Barrack at the entrance to the town.

The battle initially raged from 12.30am to about 3.30am, when the attack was thought to have subsided.

Other security operatives and members of the youth vigilance group joined in the exercise as the insurgents were successfully repelled.

Just when everyone thought the insurgents had retreated, the militants came back with renewed vigour, throwing the residents of the state capital into panic.

As the confusion deepened, the residents could not venture out of their houses, let alone going to church for the …

Lisa Folawiyo & PANDORA Unveil Jewelry Pieces at Exclusive Event in Lagos!

International Jewelry brand PANDORA recently collaborated with Nigerian fashion brand Lisa Folawiyo to create her interpretation of Pandora in the form of styled bracelets matching her beautifully designed Ankara garments. The pieces were showcased at an exclusive event held at Pandora’s Centro Lekki Mall store and was co-sponsored by Baileys. Besides fashion icon, Lisa Folawiyo the PANDORA guest list included prominent fashion editors, columnists and bloggers including Liz Awoliyi, Kaylah Oniwo,Ifeoma Williams, Isio Wanogho,Di’Ja and more. See photos;
Lisa Folawiyo
Onah Nwachukwu
Liz Awoliyi
Cynthia Emili (Exquire Magazine)