BOMB FASHION PHOTO: EMMA WATSON AT THE BRITISH FASHION AWARDS 2014

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We love how well she pulled off this relaxed yet sophisticaté look at the British Fashion Awards, 2014.

Emma pulled off this look by pairing her navy colored, knee length boyfriend coat, nipped flatteringly at the waist accenting her feminine figure with black lapels with a white wide-legged jumpsuit.

She finished off her look with loosely curled hair, parted and pulled to the side.

Designers
Blazer: Dior
Jumpsuit: Misha Nonoo

Verdict: 🔥🔥🔥🔥

Do you think Emma Watson deserved to make our Bomb Fashion Photo of the day?

IT’S CUFF-ING SEASON!

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It’s cuffing season and we are totally smitten by these Roman-Grecian inspired accessories (Don’t believe us? Take a look at the characters in the Rome TV series.)

Cuff bracelets are a glamorous way to step up your everyday look with absolute style. These bracelets come in different shapes, colors and designs from gold, silver, bronze, stoned, leather and even cloth.

Here are some cuff bracelet style suggestions we have selected just for you!

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Cuff bracelets can be paired with a classic evening gown, summer dresses and even plain old T-shirts and jeans. There is a cuff for everyone, regardless of what your style choices may be.

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Would you be wearing this style accessory this season? We would love to see your comments.

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HAUTÉ WEDDING ALERT! SOLANGE SHOWS OFF HER WHITE SIDE

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Is it even possible to get more fashionable at your wedding? Solange Knowles shows us how this can be achieved in her glamorous all white selection (and we aren’t just talking wedding dress!)

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The 28-year-old pop star who got married on to donned an elegant Humberto Leon for Kenzo floor-length cape wedding gown, paired with gold cuff bracelets complete with a full Afro.

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Her pre-wedding dress, a boot-leg, plunging caped outfit was designed by Stephane Rolland.

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This glamorous diva did not stop at that, as she insisted that all her wedding guests wear white (also white variations).

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Her maid-of-honor, sister; Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Mom; Tina Knowles and singer Janelle Monae were some of the few celebrities who attended the ceremony. Hip-hop Mogul and husband to sister; Jay-Z was also in attendance.

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Wedding portraits were shot by Vogue photographer Rog Walker.

Do you think this original concept worked for Solange or did she go too far with her style choices?

STYLE GUIDE: GTB LFDW 2014, DENIM ON DENIM

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The GTB Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2014 is on and as fashion lovers, we cannot be left out of one of Lagos’ biggest fashion event!

It’s Day 2 and we’ve put together a fab denim on denim ensemble which is all the rave this season.

This faded denim shirt fits perfectly with this distressed faded denim boyfriend jeans. Don’t forget to pair it up with some banging block heels .

Top it up with a cute box clutch , gold chain necklace and bracelet and a fancy watch to go.

Pamper your lips with this Black opal rouge lipstick and tingle their noses with the delicate scent of this Gucci perfume and you’re red carpet ready.

It’s sunny outside so a fashionable pair of sunglasses is a must have!

What’s more, rock a smile and have fun!

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10 WEDDING DRESS STYLE SUGGESTIONS TO WEAR THIS SEASON

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All brides want their big day to be perfect! The perfect groom, the perfect location but most of all, the perfect dress. Every woman dreams of it. And though not every is thrilled at the thought of wearing a Princess ball gown as popularly claimed, I dare you think that it’s not going to be a memorable one. The question however is, what dress will be memorable enough for you?

Here are 10 modern wedding dress style suggestions carefully selected by our experts to make your decision a little easier.

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1. Illusion: these modest necklines hint at sweetness and can be worn conservative settings without compromising it’s beauty.

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2. Rose Appliqué: a touch of the whimsical. This style is for brides who want to create their own real life fairytale.

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3. Siren: do you have the perfect body that you want to show off on your wedding day? This style is the way to go. Keeping it simple will make you and not your dress the centre of attention.

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4. Plunging: recommended for the smart, daring yet unpretentious bride. The side pockets add sensibilities lacking in other wedding dresses….We mean, now we know where to put our lipgloss, right?

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5. Draping: this dress style captures fluidity inspired by water movement creating goddess-like illusions.

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6. Hippie: for the free-spirited, nature loving bride. This vintage inspired dress style embraces both comfort and timelessness.

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7. Sophisticated: this dress style appeals to the understated modern woman who values clean tailoring and fit over anything else. Go an extra inch in sophistication by pairing your dress with a brightly colored shoe on your big day.

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8. Lace: a classic fabric when it comes to weddings. Are you a more traditional bride? Then this should definitely be your fabric of choice.

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9. Color: pastels are in this season, and wedding dresses weren’t left out. Stand out from the crowd and remain memorable with a colored wedding dress. Muted colors of pinks, greens and pastels are the best way to go. Be careful not to go too vibrant as you may question your decision later.

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10. Fringe: the fringe trend combines opposing elements of free-spiritedness yet traditional and modest-edginess, perfect for the non-conformist bride.

What do you think about our selection? Love it or hate it? Please leave a comment below.

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6 HANDBAG COLORS TO COVET THIS SEASON

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Are you a career professional looking to spice up your outfit? What better way to do so than a statement tote with the right attitude and color?

Here is a list of the top 6 tote bag colors to wear this season:

1. NAVY BLUE shows professionalism.

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*Tod’s

2. WHITE signifies competence.

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*Max Mara

3. BLACK screams classy.

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*Saint Laurent

4. ANIMAL PRINT captures the daring and courageous.

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*Reed Krankoff

5. BURGUNDY hints at a controlled wild side

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*Balenciaga

6. BEIGE embraces quiet sexy.

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*Victoria Beckham

Which Tote color do you find most compelling? Please share your thoughts.

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NEEDLEPOINT TAKES PART IN LONDON AFRICAN CULTURAL EVENT (LACE) 2014

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One of Nigeria’s top fashion brands, ‘Needlepoint Women’ is scheduled to showcase at London African Cultural Event (LACE) which will be held on the 17th of October at Westminster Kingsway College in London and will be hosted by songwriter and artiste Michelle Escoffery aka Maya Blu, who had a hit song titled Think About Me featuring Artful Dodger.

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London African Cultural Event (LACE) is an event to celebrate Black History Month and raise funds for The African-Caribbean Leukaemia Trust (ACLT). The aim of LACE is not just to organize a fashion show but provide promotional opportunities for emerging designers and artists inspired by Africa to showcase their work to a global audience including the provision of useful information and experience to build a profitable and sustainable brand.

For more information about the event, please visit the LACE WEBSITE

ABOUT NEEDLEPOINT

Needlepoint Women is a brand that exhibits African culture and fashion. Established in 2006 by Creative Director, Theresa Onwuka, who has a passion for making women look amazing in her timeless pieces. According to her,” It’s all about adding that touch of effortless chic to every piece”. Her collection is a fusion of Linen and Ankara fabrics with Needlepoint’s signature embellishment to create outfits that a woman who has style and elegance would love to have in her wardrobe.

For more information and to view newest collections please visit:
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Twitter: @dneedlepoint
Instagram: @needlepointwoman