Wednesday, May 25, 2011

HOUSE OF MAKEDA : THE OGEYINKA LOOKBOOK

Ogeyinka meaning surrounded with Beauty and Style. House of Makeda has churned out a spanking new collection fully inspired  by one time afrobeat maestro - new Fela Anikulapo Kuti .The collection which is   inspired collection, made has a mixture of textures, consists of  ankara, aso-oke, silk, satin, velvet, sequins and leather.
A cornucopia of pinks, blues and greens, The chosen color pallet truly reflects the second to none, bold style of his Queens. This collection , clearly celebrates the un- appreciated  past eras of ethnic style.  It is no doubt that this collection has come in timely when Broadway and stars like Beyonce are taking note of this great icon Fela















Photography by Hakeem Salaam.
Make-up and styling by Teni.
Shot at the House of Makeda, Lagos.

Contact- 7, Manuwa st, off Keffi st, S.WIkoyi,                                                                                      Lagos, Nigeria, Africa
 info@houseofmakeda.com
  00234-702 810 1983


ABOUT THE DESIGNER 

House of Makeda was created by Teni Olafisoye, a musician and fashion designer. Her love of both music and fashion inspired her to create a house that is edgy, fashion-forward and unique, socially conscious and eclectic. She studied History at the University College London and African Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies and has soaked up a myriad of multicultural influences while there. She lives now in Lagos, Nigeria, working from the Makeda studio and fuses the African with Western and Eastern, the vintage with the contemporary to create a style that is powerful, classic and truly sophisticated.Since inception , the HOM has debuted The Bronze collection and Gunmetal collection .

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