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River Island Cycle Materclass

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Saturday, March 29th, 2014

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To celebrate the RI Cycle capsule collection just launched in store River Island presents the latest in their series of masterclass videos, starring everyone’s favourite bearded model Chris Millington.

African, 90′s Streetstyle Inspired Zulu Zion Socks

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Saturday, March 29th, 2014

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 Slovenian based sock wear label Zulu Zion was created in April 2013, with the need to bring something different, exciting and whimsical to the table. Zulu Zion’s socks are designed fusing a combination of vivid colors and unexpected patterns – stepping away from the traditional stripes and polka dots,away from the classic navy blue and the ‘always safe’ black.

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Nigerian Models TY Ogunkoya, Harry Uzoka & Chuck Achike feature in Menswear Editorial for Guardian UK

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Friday, March 28th, 2014

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 Fashion photographer Jason Hetherington captures In Bloom story featuring top models Chuck AchikeHarry UzokaSasha VolosatovSebastian Sauve and Ty Ogunkoya (all at Premier Models), Harry Royds (Next Models) and Konan Hanbury (Models 1) for the latest issue of Observer Magazine. In charge of styling was Helen Seamons with grooming by Gow Tanaka. – Male Model Scene

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Agi & Sam Autumn Winter 2014 Lookbook

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Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

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The Agi & Sam aw14 collection was my fav from the recent London Collections Men. Read my extensive review here. The label recently dropped its lookbook featuring one of the models from the show.

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Nigerian Sourced and Produced Asos Africa Spring Summer 2014 Collection

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Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

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 For spring summer 2014 Asos was inspired by occasional traditional African attire and what better place than Nigeria – known for it’s owambe parties and weddings that bring people out in full traditional ensembles – to source and produce. Loads of lace, spearmint and pink dresses and loads of organza layering. Available to shop on asos this month.

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Be the first with the latest looks with MRP.COM

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Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

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Mr Price has just launched their online fashion store – MRP.COM!. Now you can browse and shop their entire range, anytime you want – it’s like having the store to yourself!. You’ll find the hottest fashion at the hottest price – 24/7! MRP regularly update the site with new arrivals so you’ll always be first to see the hottest looks.

 The best part is – MRP delivers anywhere in Lagos! Keep an ear out because they’re set to deliver to other areas soon.

 When you order online, the MRP courier will contact you to make delivery arrangements. You can pay by cash or credit card upon delivery and, if you do need to return your order, you can do so no problem.

Read more reasons to shop online now!

And there’s more! They are running a super cool competition where you can win hot fashion for a year. That’s a serious wardrobe update worth 2200 NGN, every month for twelve months! Click here to enter now.

The lucky winner can use their voucher in any MRP store, or online!

You can find Mr Price stores in Abuja, Ibadan, Ikeja and Surulere and there will be four new stores opening soon. Click here to find your closest store.

Sprayground X Chris Brown Backpacks Capsule Collection

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Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

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Sprayground founder David Ben collaborated with international superstar Chris Brown for a three-style capsule of camouflage “Wing Bags” in the brand’s first official celebrity partnership. Zeroing in on the duo’s creative passions, their first realized vision is born from a mutual love for tactical and military-inspired phenomena.

Chris Brown’s general passion for the arts and challenging the norm is what sparked our collaboration and through our friendship, we’ve developed an incredible creative synergy,” says David Ben David. “Teaming up with Chris and his Black Pyramid brand has been an enriching experience and our initial ‘Camouflage Wings’ set for Holiday 2013 symbolizes rising above.

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Video: Tsemaye Binitie Spring Summer 14 Collection

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Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

The behind the scenes video was filmed while Tsemaye shot the Spring Summer 14 collection with Photographer Cyle Suesz. Cyle is the founder and owner of Class NYC (www.classnewyork.com). Class is a multimedia project that chronicles the work of creative individuals. The aim of class is to highlight the stories of true creatives, who would ordinarily not have their story told at the beginning  stages of the careers.

 

Jourdan Copeland fronts Asos Menswear Spring Tailoring

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Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

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Asos enlists the help of AMCK’s Jourdan Copeland to front it’s spring tailoring campaign. Sartorial conundrums coming out of winter are completely annihilated with bright options and some smart cuts. Head to asos.com to shop these looks.

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Brother Vellies Spring Summer 2014 Laced Shoes

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Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

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 Namibian footwear label Brother Vellies recently gave us a peek of these cool laced shoes during the William Okpo NYFW presentation last month. The shoes are now available for pre-order here. The shoes come in denim, vegetable leather, cork and in brown , blue and gold colorways.

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RASCALS’ SPRING SUMMER 2014 LOOKBOOK

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Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

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 Danish label Rascals’ recently released their Spring/summer 14 collection – Shot in their local neighborhood on a hot summer day the look book emphasize how the collection is a fusion of our love for the 90′s athletic wear and our rootedness in the streets where we live our lives.

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Ivorian designer P.A Vettorello Reworks The Baseball Jacket for AW14

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Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

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 Royal Academy of Arts Antwerp graduate P. A Vettorello is known for his interesting takes on garments and his – for the lack of a more learned word- fierce pieces. He won the award as the best new designer (womenswear) when he first showed at Arise Magazine Fashion Week in 2012 and the vibe that got him that award clearly still abounds in his work. His AW14 collection sees him rework your fav wardrobe staple, the baseball jacket. He substitutes the regular sleeve fabric for bejeweled fur. There are also interesting fur trapper hats that would make you stand out whether you’re in GStaad or St Moritz. One of the African talents to look out for in the future.

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River Island Summer 2014 Sports Luxe Story

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Monday, March 17th, 2014

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 For High Summer 2014 River Island have taken the sports luxe trend to a new level. The downtown olympian appreciates the athletic aesthetic both on and off the playing field. Designs and fabrications draw their influences from a range of different sports encompassing baseball, basketball and football.  From the Superbowl to the World Cup sportswear is about to push tailoring off the menswear radar.

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Video: Andrea Iyamah Swim 2014 directed by William Ukoh

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Monday, March 17th, 2014

Andrea Iyamah Swim 2014 from WILLYVERSE on Vimeo.

Directed by William Ukoh [willyverse]

Models: Mouna
Shivani

Stylist: Vivian Ezike

Makeup: Camouflage Makeup Artistry

Andrea Iyamah 2014 Swimwear Collection

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Monday, March 17th, 2014

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Canadian based Nigerian label Andrea Iyamah released its 2014 Swimwear Collection packing a wide variety of prints, cuts, and colors. Every piece in the collection has a hint of the tropics or the sea and the best part are the cuts and retro aesthetic they embody. The collection is up for pre order here with 30% off.

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CONVERSE JACK PURCELL X HANCOCK LAUNCH

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Friday, March 14th, 2014

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 Converse Jack Purcell announces their first collboration with modern British luxury brand Hancock Vulcanised Articles. Designed in collaboration with the british clothiers, the collection combines rubber bonded, waterproof materials with the high Jack Purcell mid-top sneaker.

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Available at End Clothing, Newcastle and The Bureau, Belfast priced £170

 

Eku Edewor featured in Kisua Magazine

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Thursday, March 13th, 2014

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No red carpet in Lagos is complete without Georgie Eku Edewor. As a TV presenter, sought after model and regular cover girl, she’s one of the city’s most fashionable personalities. But Eku’s true love has always been acting. Growing up between the UK and Nigeria, she studied drama at Warwick University and was a finalist on Britain’s Next Top Model before moving back to Lagos in 2010, where she became the host of M-Net’s Studio 53 Extra show. Read Interview here.

Taiwo Ajayi-Lycett, Modupe Ozolua & Osas Ighodaro Cover Genevieve Magazine

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Thursday, March 13th, 2014

March Cover

To mark this year’s International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day, the March 2014 edition of Genevieve magazine features veteran actress, Taiwo Ajayi-Lycett, renowned cosmetic surgery consultant, Modupe Ozolua and fast rising actress, Osas Ighodaro. The issue also features Inspiration FM OAP, Titi Oyinsan, mother to a set of twins while the fashion pages spotlight different trends cutting across generations.

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COVER CREDIT
Photography: TY BELLO
Styling: DIMEJI ALARA
Make-up: BIMPE ONAKOYA USING MAYBELLINE
Designer for the three cover girls: ICONIC INVANITY
Hair: Ola

FASHION SHOOT CREDIT
Photography: YETUNDE BABA-EKO
Styling: DIMEJI ALARA
Make-up: Dorcas @Elite Make-up
Model: Binta Sani @Isis Models

King Krule Covers the Spring Summer 14 Issue of Another Man Magazine

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Thursday, March 13th, 2014

King Krule Covers the SS14 Issue of Another Man mag

King Krule fronts the ss14 cover of Another Man magazine Photographed by Willy Vanderperre and Styled by Alister Mackie. The ‘Easy Easy’ singer from Peckham has been hailed as one of the brightest prospects for the future of British music.

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King Krule wears overcoat by Ermenegildo Zegna; leather jacket from the Vintage Showroom; printed shirt by Yohji Yamamoto; tuxedo trousers by Haider Ackermann
Photographed by Willy Vanderperre, Styled by Alister Mackie

Open Casting Call: Guinness Commercial Ad Extras Needed in London

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Thursday, March 13th, 2014

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As part of the MOFILM Guinness commercial competition Nigerian born filmmaker Joseph a. Adesunloye explores the concept of Africa is Made of More.

 With this commercial competition we want to convey the sense that Guinness is a brand that understands and connects to the young African 25 years old and above. Particularly men but not limited to that. Our focus is pan African; to celebrate this we will aiming to recognise, showcase and celebrate particular areas around the continent on the vanguard of creative thrusts. Africa is a young continent, Africa is booming. Creatives from the streets of Lagos, to hubs of Nairobi straddling the bustling heart of Joburg, coalescing on the beaches of Accra, Africa is on the move. We agree Africa is Made of More.

 To go on this journey we will be joined by key opinion former, trend setter and spotter Nigerian blogger Terence Sambo of One Nigerian Boy blog.

 We are looking for people to appear in this commercial as actors and background artists. We will be filming for one day over the weekend of March 14th.
For more info Contact
Joy - joy@dreamcoatproductions.com
Location
Finsbury Park
Date
Saurday 15th of March
Time
From 11am to 5pm.