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KOKOnista Of The Day: Style Maven Iman Diarra

Iman Diarra is a Parisian, West African style blogger and she is our KOKOnista of the day. The UK-based KOKOnista who started her blog in May 2014 describes her personal style as minimal with bolder influences. Her blog curates style as part of a lifestyle built around self-empowerment, expression and constant inspiration. Not only does she blog…

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Who What Wear: Yvonne Nwosu Sizzles In Double Denim

Yvonne Nwosu looks hot in a coordinated denim midi skirt and a matching jacket. The celebrity designer unbuttonned the jacket to reveal her a hint of cleavage. She stylishly tucked the jacket into the skirt.Starting at her petite waist, the midi skirt featured a button closure and a thigh-high slit which elongating her already enviably leggy…

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MCM: Award-Winning Actor Femi Jacobs

Our Man Crush Monday is Nollywood actor and singer, Femi Jacobs. Born in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Femi came into prominence for playing Makinde Esho in the film The Meeting, which also stars Rita Dominic and Jide Kosoko. The Nollywood heartthrob studied mass communication in Lagos State University and marketing management at Lagos Business School. The…

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Insider: Photos From Betty Irabor’s 60th Birthday

Betty Irabor, publisher of Nigeria’s leading lifestyle magazine; Genevieve, celebrated her 60th birthday over the weekend and it was all fun and fanfare. Given a soul train theme, the party held at Villa Medici on Victoria Island with celebrity like Stephanie Linus, Monalisa Chinda, Rita Dominic, Olu Jacobs, Marcy Dolapo Oni and others in attendance.The…

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Cover: Funke Akindele Looks All Shades Of Glam For ThisDay Style Magazine

Leading Nigerian lifestyle magazine, ThisDay Style has released the cover the latest issue of their publication and it features award-winning actress and comedienne, Funke Akindele Bello. Popular for her role as Jenifa in her tv series, Jenifa’s Diary, the gorgeous screen star looks absolutely breathtaking in the cover photos. Photographed by TY Bello, lovely Funke…

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Diva Alert: Kim Kardashian Displays Curves In Beige

35-year-old reality star and entrepreneur, Kim Kardashian was spotted out and about in Westlake California as she stepped out in a clingy beige dress that clung to every inch of her incredible figure.The stylish mother of two defied the sunny weather by pairing the off-shoulder dress with an off-white coat by Virgil Abloh. An animal-skin…

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Christian Lacroix Embraces Colourful Blooms For Latest Campaign

French brand Christian Lacroix heads outdoors for its spring-summer 2017 campaign. Photographed by CG Watkins, model Niki Trefilova embraces nature as she poses with beautiful blooms for a three image series. In one image, the blonde wears a printed headscarf while showing her back. For another, Niki poses next to floral blooms while wearing a retro inspired pair of…

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Ireland Baldwin Stuns In LBD For Dolce & Gabbana Party

American fashion model and actress, Ireland Baldwin stepped out on March 23rd for the Dolce & Gabbana Party which was held at the Dolce & Gabbana store in Beverly Hills, CA. Keeping it simple yet classy, the top model donned a little black dress from the fashion brand.The LBD featured a half-sleeves with sheer upper panel. She…

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Anna Taylor-Joy By Paolo Roversi For W Magazine

American-born actress Anya Taylor-Joy is the cover star of W Magazine’s April 2017 issue. Styled by Edward Enninful, the screen diva stands out inhume counture gowns from Valentino, Giambattista Valli, Dior and more. Captured by Paolo Roversi, Anya sports a wavy hairstyle powdered with a pink or yellow hue. Credit: W Magazine

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Magazine Cover: Karlie Kloss For Vogue Australia

Karlie Kloss posed for the April issue of Vogue Australia. Channeling vintage styles, Karlie wears a one shoulder Saint Laurent dress with a sculpted shoulder.Photographed by Benny Horne and styled by Christine Centenera, the blonde beauty wears designs of Emilio Pucci, Dior, Balenciaga and more. In one image, the 24-year-old is photographed at the famous…

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Stephanie Coker Makes A Stylish Statement In Titi Bello

Stephanie Coker slipped into a voluminous-sleeved top designed Titi Bello. The top featured a V-shaped neckline which shows a hint of cleavage as she oozes high fashion sophistication. Stephanie teamed the print top with a pair of white pants.She topped the ensemble with a purple coloured turban from Turban Tempest. The Television host accessorised the…

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KOKO’s Best Dressed Of The Week

It is time for style check-up! Each week, we crown celebrities who inspired us with their style from red carpet to off-duty. This week was all about looking extra posh and polished for our KOKOnistas. From gorgeous gowns to show-stopping street wear, theses ladies prove that no matter where you’re going, it never hurts to…

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Street Style: Kaylah Oniwo Looks Chic In Vonne Couture

Nigerian multimedia personality, Kaylah Oniwo wows her fans as she dons Vonne Couture head-to-toe. Showing off her sartorial flair, the fashion guru took to the street for a photoshoot. She slipped into a a flowing white top layered with ruffles, the neckline of which had settled low enough to bare a bit of cleavage.She perfectly…

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KOKOnista Of The Day: Zimbabwean Beauty Natasha Ndlovu

Our KOKOnista of the day is London-based Natasha Ndlovu. Natasha is a popular model, blogger and photographer who writes about fashion, photography, beauty and travel, as well as shares her experiences working in the fashion industry. Born in Zimbabwe, the multitalented beauty grew up in South Africa and attained a BA in Visual Arts from…

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TBT: Nollywood Actress Bimbo Ankintola

Our Throwback Thursday spotlight is on Veteran Nollywood actress Bimbo Akintola. Born May 5, 1970, Bimbo had her primary education at Maryland Convent Private School, Maryland, Lagos State. She proceeded to Command Day Secondary School, Lagos. She graduated from University Of Ibadan, Oyo State where she studied Theatre Arts.The screen diva made her acting debut…

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Celebrity Couple: 2Face Idibia And His Lovely Annie

Iconic Nigerian singer Innocent Idibia popularly know as 2face and his pretty wife, Annie are our celebrity couple of the day. The lovebirds who met 18 years ago are celebrating their 4th wedding anniversary today and we are absolutely happy for this duo.Through out their relationship that has had more than its fair share of…

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Ophelie Guillermand Stars In Harper’s Bazaar Serbia April 2017 Cover

Top model Ophelie Guillermand lands the cover story of Harper’s Bazaar Serbia’s April 2017 edition. Looking red-hot, the brunette model wears a Chanel tweed coat with Faraone Mennella boots for the cover page. Captured by by fashion photographer Andrew Yee at Atelier Management, Ophelie models elegant blazers and jackets from the spring collections for the…

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Esther Audu Ojire Stuns In Lovely Birthday Shoot

Nollywood actress, Esther Audu Ojire turned a year older and she shared stunning pictures from a photoshoot she had to commemorate the special day. In the shoot she opts for very traditional outfits that display her as a typical African lady.The first shot saw the actress rocking a bralette and wrapper made from ankara and complemented…

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Kate Hudson Glams Up In Michael Kors For Harper’s Bazaar

American star actress Kate Hudson lands the April 2017 cover of Harper’s Bazaar Singapore. Photographed by Simon Upton, the blonde wears a Michael Kors Collection shirt, jacket and belt.Other pictures in the accompanying spread, features the beauty posing in even more looks from the American designer’s spring collection while looking very sultry. Stylist Windy Aulia…

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Curvy Style: The Hourglass Queen Minnie Dlamini

Today, we will be featuring South African actress and television presenter, Minenhle Dlamini in our Curvy Style section. Born on the 7th of July, 1990, Minnie as she is fondly called had her early education at Northlands Girls’ High School before she proceeded to the University of Cape Town where she studied film, media, drama…

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KOKOnista Of The Day: Natural Hair Vlogger Jessica Lewis

Widely popular natural hair YouTube vlogger Jessica Lewis is our KOKOnista of the the day. The mastermind behind Mahogany Curls is a native of Georgia and she has been inspiring women who have been embracing their natural hair since 2009.Her channel focuses on natural hairstyles, eschewing the use of chemical products. She has earned more…

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WCW: The Award-Winning Fashion Designer Lisa Folawiyo

Lisa Folawiyo, a lawyer turned fashion designer of a global brand is our Woman Crush this Wednesday. Her self-named brand which is formally known as Jewel by Lisa is a multi-faceted global womenswear and accessories collection. The award-winning designer started her brand in 2005 with the sole aim of transforming the idea of ready-to-wear African…

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Style Stalking: Maria Okanrende Glams Up In ShopOmowunmi

Nigerian OAP and actress Maria Okanrende is one stylish sister we always look forward to seeing. From her gorgeously pouty lips to her lovely personality which shines through even her outfits, Maria is a crush-worthy KOKOnista.Looking effortlessly chic in a ShopOmowunmi design, she shared stunning pictures of herself rocking a pretty blue dress. The calf-length…

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Style Stalking: Mercy Aigbe In Double Velvet Trend

She is an actress, an entrepreneur, and unarguably one the most stylish women on the Nigerian fashion scenes. Beautiful Mercy Aigbe is one diva we know will surely be slaying for years to come.She recently shared cute pictures of herself getting set for a trip styled in a double velvet outfit. Opting for a sporty…

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Oprah Winfrey & Renée Elise Goldsberry Cover ESSENCE’s April 2017 Issue

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey and actress Renee Elise Goldsberry grace the cover of Essence Magazine’s latest edition. The stars of HBO’s upcoming ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ look stunning as they both sport white dresses and gold jewellery.The duo are honouring Henrietta Lacks whose cells where used to push science and medicine.”I love the…

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Lookbook: INKHA Unveils Chic Debut Collection

New on the Nigerian fashion scene but already grabbing the attention of style-watchers, INKHA creates a debut collection that is note-worthy. Presenting a classy ready-to-wear line that offers chic pieces with great versatility is surely the way to go in a very competitive industry such as the one of fashion.The brand aims to provide the…

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Who What Wear: Lorna Maseko Slays In Lesego Kgosimolao

Lorna Maseko turned heads at the 11th annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) which held at the Sun City super bowl, South Africa recently. Keeping up her fashionable appearances, the South African screen diva stepped out in a bustier gown for the event.Lorna channeled a super chic look as she paired the satin…

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Celebrity Style Redefined: Pearl Modiadie’s Hairvolution

Pearl Modiadie proves to her fans that change is truly the only constant thing. With series of ‘hairvolution,’ the South African beauty wdoes not seize to give us amazing hair goals. After years of wearing weaves Pearl decided to embrace her natural hair which she debuted in 2014. She captioned the photo; “I have been wearing weaves…

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Street Style: Ayanda Thabethe Is Flawless In New Photos

South African Television presenter Ayanda Thabethe totally channelled her inner sporty spice in new photos she shared on Instagram. The BET Africa presenter flaunted her toned legs in a thigh-skimming little black dress which she paired with casual sneakers.Ayanda wore her lengthy hair in a side-part as she sports minimal makeup which added a youthful…

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KOKO Junior: TY Bello’s Super Cute Twins

Famed Photographer and musician TY Bello gave birth to Twin boys, Christopher & Christian. The proud mum who has been married for 9 years, gave birth in the United States of America in 2014. In an interview, TY Bello said the journey to pregnancy was a very intense one for her, as she also cleared…

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Barbara Palvin Stuns In Colorful Looks For Fashion Unfiltered

Hungarian model and actress, Barbara Palvin channels colourful looks as she models for online magazine, Fashion Unfiltered’s latest issue. Photographed by Miguel Reveriego, the former Victoria’s Secret model’s makeup was done by Vincent Oquendo.Styled by Anna Katsanis and assistant, Alexandria Rudolph, Barbara wears Christian Soriano, Max Mara, DKNY and more. From red hair to platinum…

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KOKOnista Of The Day: Saína Tchaas Nu Is The Lawyer Bae Breaking The Internet

Our KOKOnista of the day is social media influencer, Saína Tchaas Nu. Saína is a lawyer, philanthropist and creative strategist. The beautiful lawyer specializes in Intellectual Property legal matters facing the Film, Television, Music, Art, Tech, as well as the Fashion industries.As an entrepreneur, Saína is the Founder and Creative Director of Nuri Nahara, an…

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Who What Wear: Toju Foyeh Stuns In Self-Designed African Print Dress

Celebrity fashion designer, Toju Foyeh is arguably one of the hottest designers in the Nigerian fashion scene. Modelling one of her designs, the fashion designer donned an African-print ensemble in new photos she recently shared on Instagram. Toju dressed her sensational frame in the lace-detailed dressed which she paired with a matching headgear.The gorgeous dress…

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