Hubert de Givenchy, a French couturier who's quintessentially elegant fashion dressed the likes of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn for more than four decades, died on Saturday at his home outside Paris at 91. His death was confirmed by Philippe Venet, his longtime companion and a former couture designer. Mr. Givenchy was from… Continue reading Elegant gentleman, Hubert de Givenchy dies at 91
Creativity and innovation are a very important part of any society that expects to grow. Design plays an integral part in our lives from the conceptual stage with the "imagining" and sketching of the product idea. Next comes the fine tuning of ideas, creating prototypes, modifying and manipulating the design and materials before the final… Continue reading Interactive/Digital Devices and Teaching Textile Design
They say poems are begotten from inspirations... The Viktor and Rolf Spring 2015 Couture collection provides me with a canvas for my writing. This is my first poem after a 5+years break...i'm happy to write again. It's sad that I stopped writing because I always ended up leaving pieces of me in my writings. I… Continue reading Pieces of me
Nigeria is one country that's so rich in culture, there more ethnic groups than I can count. We are a colourful people and we love to party.
Its one of those days and I have my Art Lecturer hat on. I'm at the office with a colleague. Thats me! The shorter lady with the darker hair. The other is me at home, fresh faced, no makeup.
I have been away for far too long, attending to certain personal issues. I am so grateful for the new year and all it brings. These first couple of weeks have been so beautiful and rewarding. To everyone in my life...I say thanks for loving me...I love you right back. I am particularly pumped this… Continue reading Its A New Year With New Beginings
Bridal fashion for the past few seasons has been less straight-laced. Vera Wang for instance has shown more "non-white" gowns for her last two seasons and they are not for the faint of heart. From pastel hues to bright reds and deep, rich burgundy, there is a vast array of colours and cuts to try. Dare I say,… Continue reading Bridal Fashion Trends
The neon trend is for the bold and fashion forward woman. You need to have a certain comfort level with the trend since it can look like too much. Neon is best done a piece at a time. For example, a skirt, trouser, blouse, shorts, blazer, shoes or a bag which is then paired with one or… Continue reading Neon Brights
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