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November 2014

Tunde Okoya On A Road Less Travelled

The evening is nigh and the entire Ikoyi neighborhood is enveloped in quietness which is often intercepted by the occasional noise from cars speeding past Murtala Mohammed Drive. It is just the right place to meet Tunde Okoya, the new president of the Nigerian Belgian Chamber of Commerce and his…

When Wine Meets fashion

The lobby at the Oriental Hotel Lekki, Lagos, is busy this sunny Thursday morning. The early morning November sun streaks in through the glass window. Everyone here seems to be busy doing something. Some guests are standing in small groups exchanging pleasantries while waiting for the stands to be put…

Leading Light

In this era, lamp designers are pushing boundaries with their newest pieces. Recent designs are avant-garde and edgy; they are often inspiring and thrilling, making them sought-after pieces, writes FUNKE OSAE-BROWN. Tomiwa Phillips has just acquired an unusual bedside lamp. A week ago, he had been in search of a…

K1’s Sound Of Music

WASIU AYINDE, otherwise known as Kwam1, has been at the forefront of promoting Nigerian music both at home and abroad. In this interview, he tells FUNKE OSAE-BROWN about his homecoming concert and how he groomed his art on the street Dressed in a brown coloured safari jacket made of linen…

A Moment With Femi Anikulapo-Kuti

On a cool Friday evening, as is the norm, The Shrine is agog with all manner of people, great fans of Afrobeat music. On a large stage in the expansive compound is Femi Anikulapo–Kuti performing with his band to an audience that is as euphoric as the voice singing on…

Belair Bathroom Sets

Belair lacquered bathroom set consist of a 30x21x2h cm tray, 19x9x5h cm box, 9x9x10h cm toothbrush glass, 9x9x15,3h cm soap dispenser, 15x9x2h cm soap dish, and a 9x9x10h cm cotton bud holder. The dispenser holds a plastic bottle. Available in two finishes of brushed matt black and metallic anthracite grey.…

Linari’s New Perfume Bauble

German fragrance house Linari has come up with a decorative new way of scenting the home. The Boule de Parfum is handmade in Provence from perfumed reed stalks interwoven with ribbon. It comes in three scents: Opale, Fenice and Ambra. Opale has citrus notes layered over green tea and aromatic…

Chopardissimo Ring

This Chopardissimo ring comes in 18carat rose gold. It weighs 19.5gr to– 20.6gr and it is decorated with 76 diamonds. This exquisite ring is from the Chopard Jewellery Chopardissimo collection. It is 11mm wide. It is available online at www.pololuxury.com…

Piaget Dancer

This Dancer Watch case comes in 18K rose gold set with 36 brilliant-cut diamonds (approx. 0.7 ct). Dial set with 438 brilliant-cut diamonds (approx. 1.5 ct) with hour-markers in 18k rose gold. Bracelet set with 220 brilliant-cut diamonds (approx. 1.5 ct) plus a sapphire crystal case back. It is manufactured…

FUMO Wood Basked And Matches Box In Leather

This FUMO wood basked and matches box comes in natural tanned leather and it is completely handmade. The leather used is treated without chrome, and comes from cattle for food industry, following the most special craftsmanship. The process of vegetable tanning is based on the use of natural tannins. The…

Armani Casa Halcon Vase

What is peculiar about this made in Italy vase is that it is completely made by hand without the use of molds. They are manufactured with a traditional process in the furnace, where a mass of blue glass gets mouth blown individually. After that a layer of silver nitrate is…