Designers

Breaking News: Bunmi Olaye Steps Down as Designer and Creative Director for Bunmi Koko

At the height of what appeared to be an amazing career garnering so much attention, including that of America’s First Lady Michelle Obama, fashion designer Bunmi Olaye steps down from her fashion brand that she co-founded. Press release below: _________________________________________ Bunmi Olaye, London-based Nigerian designer and Creative Director behind the fashion brand Bunmi Koko has …

Events

Africa Fashion Awards 2011: Korto Momolu, Iman, Simon Deiner, Bunmi Koko all up for Awards!

Africa Fashion International released its nominees list for the 2011 Africa Fashion Awards two days ago. The nominees list is made up of some of the best in the industry and includes Ladybrille’s Korto Momolu (Woman of the Month  September 2011), Simon Deiner (Man of the Month March 2011), Iman (Woman of the Month March …

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Runway Review – African Designers Spring 2012 Collections

September 8-15, 2011 – With its epicenter at the Lincoln Center, the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week radiated through New York City with over 90 top designers from around the world who showcased their Spring 2012 collections to thousands of fashion enthusiast. Ladybrille Magazine attended a couple of shows including Farah Ansagna – whose Spring 2012 is …

Bunmi Koko at ARISE Made in Africa Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week Show ( Pictures)

“What do you think will define S/S 2012 for you? What will define the collection will be how unique it is. The collection is formed on the seductive nature of the ‘sirens’ in Greek myths. Their irresistible beauty and enchanting voices brought sailors to their death in shipwrecks on their rocky island. Exploring and telling …

Bunmi Koko Trunk Show Lagos Coming in October 2011

At the end of October 2011, London based emerging fashion and lifestyle brand Bunmi Koko will be hosting its first international luxury trunk show and a “Day with Bunmi Koko” at Victoria Island, Lagos. The event will include a seminar on “how to be successful in the creative industry” and talks with our Nigerian born …