Monday, July 21, 2014

Nigerian Delegate To World Championship of Performing Arts Wins Gold & Silver Medals


Nigeria has recorded a milestone in Hollywood, United States of America as Savage Ayodeji, the first Nigerian to compete in the WCOPA, wins a silver medal in Modeling-swimwear category plus a gold medal to crown his effort.


Friday, July 18, 2014

Liberian Owned Designer Brand 1847 & Co to Showcase at Baltimore Fashion Week 2014

Liberian owned Designer Brand 1847 & Co. lead by creative director Gbelley Taylor will showcase her 2015 Fall/Spring collection at Baltimore Fashion Week on August 16, 2014 at the prestigous Lord Baltimore Hotel in downtown Baltimore.

Gbelley Taylor - Creative Director 1847 & CO
Design by 1847 & Co
1847 & Co.
Baltimore Fashion Week (BFW) is an annual fashion event held in Maryland. BFWs mission is to provide a platform for artists and designers who create “rack ready” garments.

Get more details about event at www.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Lights, Camera, Action: Golden Image Awards 2014 Produced By Ambassador Juli Endee, Liberia's Cultural Ambassador

GOLDEN IMAGE AWARD, GIA, rolled out the Red Carpet for the forth consecutive year! Held at the Monrovia City Hall on July 16, 2014. The awards has gone international with recipients coming from several African & Western countries to grace the occasion! The GIA awards is intended to spot the light on silent heroes who's doing exceptional in various parts of the society but often times tend to go unnoticed!

Juli Endee Liberia Cultural Ambassador

M. Leelai Kpukuyou, Secretary General LIBA (Liberian Business Association)- in pink & purple dress.


The Nominees:

Photo Courtesy: M. Leelai Kpukuyou

Tuesday, July 15, 2014


Let’s talk 2014 ELLE Rising Star Design Award! Entries open today (8 July 2014) and this year the search is not just countrywide –it’s continent-wide. Yes, ELLE and Mr Price are casting our fashion net wider and have opened up the competition to young designers across Africa – and so the search begins for Africa’s most talented young fashion designer!

So if you dream of a career in fashion, launching your own label and to be mentored by ELLE and Mr Price, this is for you.

This year the ELLE Rising Star Design Award in association with MRP is presented by African Fashion International at the prestigious Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2014, where our finalists will show their designs. Hoping to follow in the footsteps of previous winners David Tlale, Tiaan Nagel and Anisa Mpungwe and most recently Nicholas Coutts? We’re passionate about nurturing talent and giving Africa’s young designers the tools and the platform.
Like what you hear? We thought so. Entries are open, so download the entry form below and get going! You have until 11 August 2014 to submit your entry, that’s five weeks left to catch our judges’ attention.


PLUS, here’s what you can win (and for more on prize details, click the entry form for the full scoop)
A cash prize of R30 000 from Mr Price to help the winner launch his or her career in fashion.
An extensive mentorship programme – with ELLE and Mr Price;
The opportunity to redesign a pre-determined range in collaboration with Mr Price to be sold in select Mr Price stores;

The opportunity to show at the AFI’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Joburg in 2015, plus R7 000 from Mr Price towards the cost of creating the range.

The winner will be featured in, and receive a year’s subscription to, ELLE.


Monday, July 14, 2014

Nollywood Actress Chinwe Isaac wears TeKay Designs

Watch video of Nollywood Actress Chinwe Isaac wearing Tekay Designs at Dallas Fashion International 2014.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Couture Fashion Brand TeKay Designs Debut Pageant Gown Collection at the United Nations Pageant

Finalists in the United Nations 2014 pageant with Designer Kimma Wreh of TeKay Designs

At the United Nations Pageant World Finals on July 6, 2014 in Kingston Jamaica, international fashion house TeKay Designs released their couture pageant gown collection.  Miss United Nations 2014 (Precious Chikwendu) from Nigeria and Ms. United Nations 2014 (Lembi Ndahafa Edward) from Namibia debut TeKay Designs pageant gowns. Mrs. United Nations 2014 from South Africa (Suzann Botha), Mr. United Nations 2014 from India (Rajan Sra) and Miss United Nations 2014 received a gift certificate from TeKay Designs Inc.  

Ms. United Nations 2014 (Lembi Ndahafa Edward) debut TeKay Designs pageant gown


Ms. United Nations 2014 (Lembi Ndahafa Edward) in a TeKay evening gown

Miss United Nations 2014 from Nigeria (Precious Chikwendu) wearing TeKay Designs
Miss United Nations 2014 from Nigeria (Precious Chikwendu) wearing TeKay Designs Gown
Miss United Nations Globe 2014 from Trinidad and Tobago in TeKay Designs
Model wearing TeKay Designs Gown at the United Nations pageant
Miss Teen Namibia in a TeKay Designs evening attire
Mr. United Nations from India and Miss United Nations 2014 from Nigeria
receive Gift Certificate from TeKay Designs
Mrs. United Nations 2014 from South Africa (Suzann Botha) receives
Gift Certificate from TeKay Designs

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