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October 2014

EXCLUSIVE: George Cleverley Hancrafted Whiskey Box

This handcrafted whiskey box is a product of an exclusive collaboration between prestigious British shoemaker, George Cleverley and The Balvenie, the only whisky brand with centuries old craftsmanship. George Cleverley and The Balvenie have collaborated to produce a luxurious and handcrafted box made using exquisite 1786 Russian Reindeer leather, which is only…

Christopher Guy Coubertin Mirror

You will surely find this Coubertin Mirror 50-2808 by Christopher Guy interesting. It is a delicate sunburst of skilfully welded brass rods is punctuated with dozens of silvered bead accents to create a contemporary masterpiece. It measures 122cm x 122cm, with iron rods and silvered beads. It is N630, 000…

Nàdurra Dram Ultimate Whiskey Chair

The chair’s unique design takes inspiration from both the traditional 19th century methods used in the Nàdurra production process, as well as the materials, representing the high quality craftsmanship so intrinsic to The Glenlivet. The result is an outstanding one-off, a hand-crafted piece that imaginatively captures the spirit of Nàdurra…

A Luxurious Cocoon

Oguntona Crescent located inside Gbagada Phase 1 is enveloped in quietness this breezy Saturday October evening. It is just the perfect area to situate an exclusive guest house like The Cocoon Luxury Suites. Coloured in grey, the building belies the exquisite furnishings and services behind its walls. As I walked…

A Star On The Horizon

Stars don’t come bigger than Nigerian-German musician and songwriter, NNEKA EGBUNA. In this interview, she tells FUNKE OSAE-BROWN about her life and music.   She looks small but her tiny frame is no match to the power of her vocal. She has been traversing the international music scene for some…

Anya Hindmarch Albion Bag

With its clean bonded edges and sleek, money-clip hardware, the Albion is a modern day bag that blends a classic lady-like shape with cutting-edge techniques. A crisp and minimalist bag that feels wonderfully luxurious. It is available on www.anyahindmarch.com at N426, 000 (£1,495). It is also available in other colours.…

McGuire Hex Side Table

You will sure be captivated by this exquisite Bill Sofield Hex Table. Its graceful design is rare. Sofield’s signature Danish cord is hand wrapped in a geometric pattern around the six curvy legs; taking a single artisan more than 24 hours to weave. Inspired by the designs of Edward William…

Rockett St George Bartholomew Cocktail Chair

The vintage Bartolomew cocktail chairs were produced in Germany in the 1950s, with tapered legs typical of the period and a plain curved back that hugs you as you recline.  However the version pictured here has been well re-upholstered by vintage furniture brand Galapagos in the fabulous Kirkby’s Underground Bakerloo…

Looking The Business

Changing the content of wardrobe may not be regular practice for some people. However, some blue chip executives do not just stock their wardrobes but they understand the importance of collecting closets as antiques and looking good write FUNKE OSAE-BROWN.                                                                        Bode Kamson paces from one end of his room…

Access Bank: Creating Room For Growth

Our meeting that wet Thursday morning is at the Protea Hotel, Victoria Island. When the deputy managing director of a bank invites you to a meeting, you’d better know it’s a serious business.  Obinna Nwosu, group deputy managing director, Access Bank Plc, is already seated in the well-lit function room…

Iconic Tiffany Amber

In 1998, Tiffany Amber launched its eponymous collection to the delight of fashion lovers within and outside the country.  15 years on, the Tiffany Amber brand has graced many runways across the world. Often described as perfect for the modern African woman, Tiffany Amber’s collection usually showcase ultra-feminine pieces made…