A popular Lagos based fashion designer, Maryam Elisha, has been trending on social media in the last 24hrs for allegedly selling the wedding dress of a bride to nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe who recently celebrated her 40th birthday.
For one soon to be bride, her dream wedding looks troubled, as the dress she ordered for her big day hasn’t arrived days to her wedding.
She claims that she ordered a wedding dress from Maryam Elisha (Rikaoto by ME), a popular Nigerian fashion designer on Instagram, but she never received her dress.
According to her, she sent Maryam Elisha $600 for the dress and later sent another $50 , which the designer requested as a charge for shipping.
In spite of making payments via a Bank of America transaction to the designer, the bride-to-be did not received her dress. After pushing for the designer to send the dress, the bride-to-be rather got blocked on Instagram and Facebook by the designer.
Out of desperation, the bride-to-be has shared details of her dealings with the designer with hopes that she can find answers or at least get her money back.
According to wikipedia, Maryam Elisha (born Maryam Rikoto Elisha) is a Nigerian model, beauty queen, and fashion designer. She founded the Rikaoto by ME fashion brand in 2009, two years after being crowned Miss Valentine. Elisha was also named one of the 20 most influential pageant personalities in Nigeria.
Elisha is from Kebbi state but was born in Kano state to a now retired police officer father and a businesswoman mother. She had her primary and secondary school education in Kano state before relocating to Lagos state to study English Language at the University of Lagos. After graduating from the university, she proceeded to the New Jersey Fashion School, in the United States, where she trained for eight months in fashion designing.
GTBank Fashion Weekend: Sketch To Fame; A Call for Aspiring African Fashion Designers
Are you are an aspiring fashion designer? Can you create amazing fashion sketches? The Sketch to Fame competition is for you!
Organized by GTBank, the Sketch to Fame Competition is offering young African fashion designers the opportunity to have their original collection produced and showcased at the 2018 GTBank Fashion Weekend.
To participate in the Sketch to Fame competition, share five of your original sketches for a new collection on social media (Twitter, Instagram or Facebook) using the hashtag #Sketch2Fame. A panel of judges will shortlist 10 participants who will move to the next stage and the audience will decide the final 3 entries whose collections will be produced and showcased at the 2018 GTBank Fashion weekend.
Sketch to Fame challenge is part of the GTBank Fashion Weekend initiative created to promote enterprise in the African fashion industry.
Entries close on Wednesday, September 26th, 2018.
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Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Daughter To Tie The Knot With Her Ghanaian Heartrob In October
UK based gospel artiste and daughter of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, Carrissa Sharon Oyakhilome is set to tie the knot with her Ghanaian heartrob, Philip Frimpong, co-founder of ONUA, a fast growing online advertising company that promotes West African artistry.
The wedding date was announced on a Facebook page “We love CSO” on Tuesday.
“Save the date, Oct 6 .”it reads.
According to members of the Christ Embassy Church, Pastor Oyakhilome confirmed the date during service last week.
The couple got engaged last year in London.
SPONSORED POST: Feel Like Royalty In The New B.O.B Elite Wear [PHOTOS]
Fashion lovers in the Lagos have something to look forward to, as fast rising and dynamic duo of Benjamin Chinedu Okoye and Benedict Chigozie Okoye debut their new collection ‘B.O.B Elite Wear’.
Elite wear is a simple yet casual touch of brilliance; it is made up entirely of Cashmere, which is more stronger than wool and absorbs in less heat than cotton, hence can be worn for all occasions, both summer and cool seasons as well. Making it the perfect fashion item as it fits the constant change of the Lagos weather.
Its intricate weaving makes it appealing to the older generation who are not into outlandish designs, and the vibrant coloursin which they are made in seem to be a pull for the young and young at heart all together.
In all, the B.O.B Elite collections definitely seem to be incapable of doing any wrong, from walking the red carpets, attending an evening gala, a Sunday service or simply deciding to go with a casual outfit while looking elegant.
The B.O.B elite wear seem to tick all those marks.
With patronage from high ranking A list celebrities like E-money. Kcee , Alex Ekubo, Innocent Idibia (2 baba) among several others.
The B.O.B crew seem to be riding on from the success of their Stone Crested and Petal collections and just recently, from their debut of the B.O.B Suede Jacket.
All this seems to have been geared towards the making of one elegant and yet simple outfit desired to meet the need of every lover of elegance and will no doubt find its way into the wardrobes of every fashion enthusiast and lover of looking good.
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