Monday, April 23, 2012

GISTVILLE: MUDI Celebrates in Ghana, Deola Sagoe Lookin Super Sexy and lots more..............

MUDI Celebrates in Ghana


 The acclaimed fashion designer Mudi was celebrated this last weekend in Ghana for his 20th year in the Fashion Industry. Guests included Basket Mouth , Basorge, Chris Attoh, Victor Osuagu the Who-isWho in Fashion including a few selected journalists. The event was also chaired by Dele Momodu Editor -in-chief of Ovation Magazine. The designer is a household name in the Fashion industry an has indeed clocked a milestone. Watch this space for Gist and pictures of the event.

 Its on to the next one for Adejoke  Adepashe

If  you don't see Adejoke Adepashe's stories on Genevieve, its not that she has dropped the pen. But has moved on to something new and bigger. The Style correspondent is now Fashion Editor for Urban Royale the newly Launched Magazine to hit news stands. Urban Royale Magazine (UR) is a trendy, eccentric, entertainment magazine that discusses current events, music, film, fashion, lifestyles, poetry, & art as it affects the south-south region of Nigeria exclusively. I believe congratulations is in order.

Monalisa Okojie In Nigeria

Monalisa Okojie  is the brain behind the luxury jewellery brand - Nehita . She is the jewewller to the stars and was one of the favourites of Late Whitney Houston Jeweller. Her Brand which was launched in the fall of 2007 creates exotic jewellery pieces both for men and women using precious materials sourced from around the world. We look forward to what the eponymous designer has in store this season.

Deola Sagoe with Daughter Teni in Spain

Legendary Designer Deola Sagoe was Spotted in Majora Spain With daughter Teni, on a Vacation. The Pair looked ultra-sexy in their bikini. Designers do work and we suppose play hard too. The Designer has remained ageless and certainly knows how to work her frame.

Enjoy your Vacay!!!!

Sunny Rose Set To Debut

Designer Sunny Rose is set to Debut a new Collection for Exclusive viewing. The Collection is rumored to be Unique and never before seen pieces will be featured. Watch this space for more ifo and pictures of the event.

Ojy Opke is a year Older 

The Fabulous Model and Mother of two Ojy Opke is a year older today. She has covered many magazines both local and international and has modeled for numerous designers. She was recently spotted at the Arise Magazine Fashion Week 2012. Her effortless beauty makes here a rarity in to days fashion world.

Congratulations Ojy!!!

Miss Inter-Global Nigeria 2012: Contestants Form Out Now!!

Miss Inter-global Nigeria 2012 is set to commence and the contestants form are available for would be participants. The event promises to be a glitzy and glamorous affair, with live webcast and television coverage by the Nigeria Television Authority, among other media deployment.
Contestants can also download directly, pay into account : International Style Weeks Limited (Account Number: 1012779335) at Zenith Bank.

Event Objectives:
1. The MIGN beauty pageant event would celebrate the Nigerian woman, and give the Winner the opportunity to represent Nigeria at the global finals in Kingston Jamaica. The Winner would become Brand Ambassador to Sponsors, and role model to millions of young women in Nigeria.

Miss Inter-global Nigeria will advocate for stronger legislation against sexual exploitation against women, advocacy towards reduction in maternal mortality and teenage pregnancy in communities across Nigeria.

This great event  is set to hold at the Le Meridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State come May 19th 2012.

 Fashion Entrepreneurship Course Kicks off

This Fashion Entrepreneurship Course (FEC 3) is targeted at fashion designers / fashion entrepreneurs and everyone in between! We all wear clothes and  combine colour and fabrics in our day to day lives even in your line of work (e.g. fashion designers, interior decorators, event planners, business professionals and even brides-to-be). This is  an opportunity to come and learn more about colours and fabrics, how to combine them, which colours are effective in a professional environment and those to steer clear from, how the colour of your tie could wreck a deal, which colours are suitable for sizes and spaces, the psychological effects of colour, how to test for fabrics, etc. at FEC3! 

THEME:  Colours & Fabrics


-          “Understanding Colour, its Psychological Effects & How to Effectively Combine Colours”.
-          “Understanding Fabrics, Fabric Properties, Uses & Care”
-          “Developing Your Colour Wheel & Swatch Book for Own Use”

DATE:  Saturday, 28 April, 2012
TIME: 12 noon (participants to arrive at 11.30am)
VENUE: Planet 1 Hospitality, Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Maryland, Ikeja
COURSE FEES: N15,000 (includes training materials and light refreshments)


Payment of the fees into the “Martwayne Dynamiques” account, number 101 223 3897 at any Zenith Bank branch reserves your place on the Course.

Participants who fall into any of the following categories receive a 5% discount:

-          Early registrations / payments received by Wednesday, 25 April, 2012 (this is vital to enable us prepare your training materials and light refreshments);
-          Previous FEC participants and students; and of course…
-          If you bring a friend.

For more details, please visit OR contact me on 0809 787 6075; 0813 298 7824 or 0819 142 0983 or via e-mail at or via BB Chat: PIN 2156A776.

 GREY VELVET Fashion Retail Store Set To Officially Launch On Saturday 5th May 2012

 GREY VELVET, a fashion retail store located at L34 in Ikeja City Mall Alausa Lagos, Nigeria is set to officially launch on Saturday 5th May 2012 with a lavish fashion soiree. The store is a first of its kind in Lagos and houses a wide range of fashion pieces from clothing, shoes, handbags, jewellery to other accessories made all of which are uniquely made and produced by indigenous Nigerian and African designers.

The store is one to be reckoned with, it carefully selects fashion and accessories labels based on high retail standards that include innovation and creativity, high-level production quality and affordability.
The store is here to take away the hassles of acquiring your favourite pieces off the runway as it offers the style-savvy customer exactly what is needed in today’s world; unprecedented access to the hottest looks of the season from African labels.

Labels presently in store are; Remi Lagos, Isi Brown, BebeGrafiti, Virtue Clothiers, Xclamations, Kiki Kamanu, Design for Love, RN Jewelz, T.T DALK, Dehadza, Ejiro Amos Tafiri and Republic of Foreigner and many more to come…

GREY VELVET is owned and managed by two creative and innovative entrepreneurs- Mrs Isioma Onochie Aihie and Mrs Terae Onyeje.

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