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February 2015

A travel company just for you

FUNKE OSAE-BROWN Bolu and his wife, Bola desire a romantic getaway where they can spend an exclusive weekend together. They wanted a place in the Lagos metropolis since they just returned from Dubai a couple of months ago. And so, a friend told them about getting a travel company to…

A new horizon at MUSON

FUNKE OSAE-BROWN So many things are changing at the Music Society of Nigeria, otherwise known as MUSON. The centre, popularly known for its unique offerings of classic music, is changing the game in its repertoire of music for a wider appeal as it includes Jazz, Opera and African music in…

Art inspired shoes

FUNKE OSAE-BROWN The mid-day sun shines brightly on the black tar on the road at Buari Street, Ogudu, Lagos. This neighbourhood is far from being classified as middle-class, yet something interesting is happening there. Further down the busy street is situated Jangola, an upscale luxury shoe boutique. The boutique offers…

Nikki Khiran on drapery fashion

The intricate techniques used in her collections over the years have been exquisite. In this interview, designer, NIKKI KHIRAN tells FUNKE OSAE-BROWN how she twists, folds and wraps different fabrics to form unexpected, elegant silhouettes for today’s women.   She is full of life as she welcomes me warmly into…

Copper furniture

The warm glow of copper is now being showcased in innovative ways and luring design aficionados away from industrial-looking steel, says FUNKE OSAE-BROWN. The constantly changing, malleable nature of the copper is what attracted Jimi Osunkoya when he visited the Mondrian London Hotel located on the Southbank of the River…

How to spend Valentine’s Day

TONI KAN Valentine’s Day is here again but not many people are excited. The reason is simple, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has hijacked lovers’ day and turned it into an election day. So what will lovers do? Where will you be taking your significant other on Valentine’s Day?…

Curvy sofas this Valentine

The voluptuous silhouettes of this season’s sofas and armchairs are as sculptural as they are inviting, as FUNKE OSAE-BROWN says you can stay ahead of the curve this Valentine. There is something new happening in the world of furniture, Bidemi Adeoti tells me, as I walked into her showroom. She…