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March 20, 2012

Past and Present Works Put Together.

Recently, I have been thinking about what to post... which pictures to use and what to say in my posts. And its been quite difficult.

Finally, as a flipped through a recently-popular magazine in my home, I remembered this old picture I took of a dress I made in 2010. The original idea behind the style of this first dress came from a magazine called "New African Woman" - Issue 5, Page 23. My sister and I loved the style with which the dress was created. So she asked me to make it for her. According to the pictures below, one can easily tell that the two dresses are not exactly alike. However, you can still see the resemblence.... at least I can!

For this shoot, the model wore the "beeline Extraordinary."

Both fabric combinations are clearly of different textures and what I think I love about the both of them is how they effortlessly portray an element of africa in them. The incorporated african prints bring the african origin of the dresses to life in a way... Forgive my obsession with Africa but I just can't help it!

The second picture is a very recent photo and has been set to portray this theme I love and couldn't wait to use... "The Ugly, Pretty". The makeup in this photo was done to show both the Ugly and the "Pretty" at the same time. It gave an extra effect to the look based on the creativity and how easily the viewer can recreate the look through the mind's eye.

For this shoot the models are in the "beeline for Summer" outfits [model on the left wore the white in tangerine dress; model on the right wore the colourful delight skirt, matched with a grey square-necked tank.]


  1. Beeline for summer??? why not rainy season or harmattan? am proud of u love!!

  2. Stalking your posts here, and I can totally see the resemblance between the first two dresses and love the color and prints on the one you designed! You definitely do have an eye! And I do like your first version of the tangerine dress as well! xo Pip

    1. Never mind... I'm glad you see the resemblance between the dresses. Your comment is very encouraging, Thanks!


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