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June 2015

Get soaked in Rose perfumes

Rose, regarded as the queen of flowers is now being rediscovered as fragrance houses rewrite one of perfumery’s most enduring ingredients writes FUNKE OSAE-BROWN.   Sophia simply adores rose flowers hence she is easily enamoured by any fragrance that comes in that scent. Hence on her last trip to the…

The new Sony Walkman NW-ZX2 music player

With the new Sony Walkman NW-ZX2 high-resolution portable music player, the Walkman brand since its cassette-tape and CD glory days of the 1980s and ’90s, is being revived again. With the new Sony Walkman, you can enjoy the fine tone of studio-quality sound with High-Resolution Audio. Perhaps, Sony’s passion for…

Michelle Dede is Emmaus new brand ambassador

New beauty skincare range, Emmaus Beauty, has unveiled TV host Michelle Dede as its new brand ambassador. “Michelle Dede is a well travelled, sophisticated talent, one of a kind beauty, delicate, yet exuding strength” says Amina Sagoe, chief executive, Emmaus Beauty. Michelle Dede became a household name as the co-presenter…

Ten wristwatches CEOs wear

In addition to the pin stripe suit or handmade shoes, the most important accessory a CEO takes to that power meeting is what is under his sleeve cuff, the wrist watch. And so, FUNKE OSAE-BROWN lists ten wristwatches CEOs love. Richard Mille RM 033 The synthesis of its round shape…

A moment at Mode gallery

FUNKE OSAE-BROWN Driving into Olumo Road, Parkview Estate, Ikoyi on a slightly windy Monday morning in June leads me into a remarkable view. Located on this road is the Mode Gallery of art the brain child of Modebolu Aderinokun, the daughter of late Guaranty Trust Bank managing director, Tayo Aderinokun.…

Chanel unveils new perfume, Misia

FUNKE OSAE-BROWN Chanel has announced a new addition to its collection of glamorous perfume with the launch of Misia. Misia pays homage to the art of perfumery that Chanel is known for. Named after the art patron, Misia Sert, Gabrielle Chanels confidant, the new perfume evokes the air of a…

Rovos: Discover a Paradise

It was the end of Indaba 2015 in Durban, South Africa. After a three day show of the biggest travel event in Africa, it was time to travel to Pretoria, the administrative capital of the country. There was curiosity in the air concerning the mode of transportation, Rovos Rail! After…

A truly first class experience

FUNKE OSAE-BROWN  Ladi Balogun walks confidently towards the boarding gate at Heathrow airport in London in January. He sports a navy blue jacket carrying two carry-ons. At the foot of the waiting British Airways aircraft, the air hostess tells him to check his seat with another air hostess at the…