Tag Archives: ARISE MAGAZINE

FAB Cover: Kerry Washington is “Off the chain” on the cover of Arise Magazine

The “Django Unchained” actress, Kerry Washington  covers ARISE magazine’s first 2013 issue. The actress bears her mind on roles she has played in the past with the ones that have placed her on a controversial platform in focus, adapting her … Continue reading

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FAB News: South African Singer Lira to Perform at the 2013 Ambassadors Inaugration Ball

Award winning Afro-Soul vocalist LIRA will be performing on January 21st at The Mead Center for American Theatre in Washington, DC in celebration of the re-election of President Barack Obama. This signature event will be the first Inaugural Ball hosted … Continue reading

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FAB Fashion: Romero Bryan off to Germany and Other News from The Designer

How great is it to receive more fab news from one of Britain’s finest designers Romero Bryan updating us on what he has been up to since Arise Magazine Fashion Week Lagos in March 2012. Romero is off to Berlin … Continue reading

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FAB Editorials: Nairoby Matos by Paul Ferrell for Arise Magazine

First seen and held at the just concluded Arise Magazine Fashion Week 2012, this new issue is SOLID GOLD. First thing that came into my mind was Love, nature, glam, nature, beauty. I must say, this super fabulous issue was … Continue reading

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL: Viv La Resistance

With soul music that brought forth true emotions, Mo Alatise took us also to the American vintage era of the 20s but with an African twist of tie & dye fabrics with prints/paints, caps, colour blocking shoes and styling. You … Continue reading

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL : Gloria Wavamuno

FABulous Ankara mixed with jeans ruled Gloria’s very edgy collection. Exposed zippers, boxy shoulders, angular bits, tail skirts, colored socks and leather gloves styled giving it a funky vibe. ever have we seen thigh-high double slits so tastefully done a … Continue reading

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 6): Funlayo Deri

The 90s is here and it came with the 80s. Lace, hoodies, raincoat-like jacjets, suede, jumpsuits etc which Fulayo used and infused to create a fresh take on vintage for the contemporary woman. It was vibrant, colourful and fun.

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FAB News: Arise Magazine Fashion Week 2012 – The Designers that Will Rock the Runway – by Sharon Ojong

I missed the show last year due to some limitations and had to watch what went down on the FAB Blog. This year, I will be there as one of the FAB team and won’t miss any part of it … Continue reading

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FAB Events: At The 17th Annual THISDAY Awards. (Celebrating Nigerian Women of Distinction and Lifetime Achievers) – by Sharon Ojong

It has been going on for 17years and although 17years ago, I was probably in boarding school, I still wish I had known about such an event. It was a great pleasure being in the midst of so many names … Continue reading

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FAB Fashion: ARISE Magazine Fashion Week Lagos 2011 Back for a Second Year

Following the phenomenal success of the inaugural ARISE Magazine Fashion Week 2011, where 5,000 guests, 51 designers, 81 models, 5 musical acts performed over three days – ARISE Magazine Fashion Week Lagos is back for March 2012.

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FAB Fashion: West African Fashion – an outsiders view – by Rachael Divers

When I was asked to write a post specifically about West African fashion, I won’t lie to you - I didn’t have a clue where to start. Now, European fashion is a walk in the park to me, I can talk … Continue reading

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FAB Magazine Nominated Best Magazine at the Nigeria Entertainment and Lifestyle Awards UK

The 1st Nigerian Entertainment and Lifestyle Awards UK will take place on Friday 28 October 2011, 6pm -11pm at the Phoenix Centre Banqueting Suite, Phoenix Place, London WC1X 0DG. It is the first event of its kind in the UK where there … Continue reading

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Arise Fashion Collective NYFW: Kluk CGDT SS12 By Ola Ebiti

South African designers Malcolm and Chirstiaan showecased their new spring collection along with some other designers during Arise Fashion Collective Show.

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Arise Fashion Collective: Jewel By Lisa.

Mother of jewels Lisa Folawiyo took us back to the 60s in Nigerian with her new spring collection.

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DAY ONE: THE FASHION CROWD ROCK WITH BELVEDERE VODKA

Belvedere Vodka threw a series of brilliant parties over the weekend at ARISE Magazine Fashion Week, playing host to fashion industry royalty and the hip crowd that converged in Lagos to see the best of fashion from around the African … Continue reading

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