Saturday, July 30, 2016

FOUR WAYS ,ONE DRESS.HOW WOULD YOU ROCK THIS DRESS

Opinions please?

HOT LOOKS OF THE WEEK:FROM REMA TO MALAIKA TO BERYL,SEE WHO SLAYED THIS WEEK


Here is who we spotted slaying on the scene this week.

CLASS AND SIMPLICITY:LESSONS TO LEARN FROM SEANICE LOJEDE'S WEDDING


Popular radio personality, Seanice Kacungira who inspite of all her magical abilities, took some time before getting married.
But when she did, she put together a classic breath-taking 'do' that was nothing like the crowded weddings that we have often have here.
You see, a wedding is an intimate affair,the public witness of the merging of two souls.
It is not a showbiz affair and Seanice knew this too well.

Friday, July 29, 2016

THE TOP FOUR UGANDAN FASHION AND LIFESTYLE BLOGGERS YOU SHOULD FOLLOW RIGHT NOW


The trend of blogging has caught on in Uganda and we have these amazing brilliant ladies to thank, for paving the way across a narrow and often lonely path.
You see, blogging in a country where most people don't even know what blogging means, can be a hustle.
But despite the odds,these ladies have carved a niche for themselves as Uganda's most notable internet fashion writers ,using the world wide web to teach, enlighten and inspire us on how to look good and boy,aren't we proud of them!
Lets check them out,shall we?

BREATHTAKING:JASPER ASHA WOWS ON HER INTRODUCTION CEREMONY-See the stunning pics


Jasper Asha recently introduced her fiance, in what was a stunning ceremony at her parents home in Lubowa.
For the event the light skinned beauty wore a 'kikiga' dress that she designed out of sari material.
She explains that a 'kikiga' dress unlike that of other western tribes is just a combination of a long dress and a 'suka.'She likens her outfit to the kind Nadia Mbiire wore on her introduction a few weeks back.
'The dress is supposed to  be free down,'she explains.
All we can do is wow at the beautiful bride and wish her a happy marriage.

BRIDES MAIDS GALORE:ELEVEN OF THE MOST STUNNING BRIDES MAIDS WE HAVE EVER SEEN



I am addicted to looking at bridesmaids dresses.Because, you see, the thing with maids is that they can make or break your wedding.
No matter how stunning one's wedding gown may look,at the end of the day a bride has to take pictures with her maids in tow.
It therefore makes sense that if you are planning to wed,pay as much attention to your bridesmaids outfits as you would to your own.
That way you will have a picture perfect wedding.
Here are eleven bridesmaids dresses to pick inspiration from.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

KING OF ALL THINGS HAIR:SEE HOW HAIR BY ZZIWA TRANSFORMS CLIENTS' NATURAL HAIR

Zziwa hair studio is one of the most popular salons in town and we can now see why.The famed 'kinyonzi' recently shared these pics in which he transformed his clients natural hair.
Now, if you have or have had natural hair,you know that styling and maintaining it is no easy walk in the park.
So if you ever get stuck,u know where to run to.They are located on Level 3 Krsna Mart, Kisementi next to sky lounge.More pics below...

FASHION DESIGNER ATWOO KALYN TRANSFORMS FOR BIRTHDAY PARTY

The fashion designer who specialises in making one of a kind wedding dresses and maids outfits recently turned a year older.
And to celebrate, she took these stunning pics of herself in a white flowy dress which she made herself, before heading out for dinner with friends.
Beautiful girl!
Photocredit:Malaikamedia

SEVEN OF THE MOST STUNNING KWANJULA/KUHINGIRA BRIDES WE HAVE EVER SEEN

I am of the view that most brides look more glamorous on their kuhingira/kwanjula than they do on their wedding day.
This is because on yout traditional ceremony you have the luxury to go all out,play with as much colour and texture as possible.
The results is a luxurius regal look reminiscent of a queen on her throne.
Lets look at some of the most glamorous kwanjula/kuhingira brides we have ever seen.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

EIGHT MOST TRENDING BRIDAL HAIRSTYLES OF THE YEAR 2016

As an impending bride,the hairstyle options to choose from for your big day can be so many that it is easy to get confused and waste a lot of time as well.
Important to note when choosing a hairstyle,therefore, is that, today's trending styles, unlike those of yester-years are simple,classy and sophisticated.
Avoid anything that is over the top,cumbersome and extreme and instead opt for lighter styles such as the ones below.
Here are the top eight bridal hairstyles that are trending right now.

SOCIALITE ANITA FABIOLA SIZZLES IN BODY HUGGING DRESS

The socialite, media personality and former beauty queen was spotted having a ball in Los Angeles at a swim wear fashion show.
She was her usual glamorous self,rocking a blue body con dress,strappy sandals and a gold watch.
Slayer!

REMA IS THAT YOU?SINGER FLAUNTS HER BEAUTY IN NEW PICS


The singer posted this pic of herself looking flawless on Instagram earlier today.She has always been a beauty!
Kenzo is such a lucky man.

HOT OR NOT?FORMER MISS UGANDA BARBRA KIMBUGWE DISPLAYS BODY IN SEE THROUGH JUMPSUIT


Barbara Kimbugwe a former Miss Uganda posted these pics of herself having a good time in Palm Beach Florida.
She captioned the pics as,'Great times are always memorable moments. Birthday celebrations''
What do you think of her outfit,hot or not?

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

DESIGNER FOCUS:MEET THE GRACEFUL AND TALENTED LILIAN MUGANGA

Designer Lilian Muganga poses with her bridesmaids on her wedding day

Lillian Muganga is a professional fashion designer with a degree in fashion from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology in Malaysia.
Together with her mother , Mrs.Adela Muganga, Lilian makes elegant elegant evening and bridal dresses under the label,M'Adelaide couture.

She explains in a previous interview that 'the thing about fashion is that it has no rules. One is allowed to have fun, play with their imaginations or push themselves to create anything they want to see come to life.'' 
Fashion represents who we are; therefore, it is very important that we wear clothes that depict our personality.
Let's have a look at some of Lilian's creations below...

BEHIND THE SCENE'S OF IRENE NAMUBIRU'S NTEREDDE MUSIC VIDEO


Singer Irene Namubiru showed off her sexy dance moves and hot body while shooting a music video for her latest single ,'Ntereddde.'
The concept for the video was colorful,homely and full of sexy vibes.
She has still got it!
Cant wait for the video premier!

CUTE FAMILY:JOHN LEGEND AND WIFE TAKE STYLISH STROLL WITH BABY IN ST TROPEZ

Chrissy Teigen enjoyed an ice cream treat while on stroll with husband John Legend and their three-month-old daughter Luna in St Tropez on Monday. 

The trio are spending the summer on a glamorous European tour.

They both have cool legs! 

Monday, July 25, 2016

ALL THE UNSEEN PICTURES AND VIDEOS FROM NADIA MBIIRE'S 3.5 BILLION WEDDING

     

     Billionaire daughter to MTN chairman Charles Mbiire,Nadia Mbiire on Saturday 16th July said I do to her boo, Yassah Matovu son to city Tycoon,Hajji Yusuf Matovu.
     The ceremonies that started with Nadia's bachelorette in London,proceeded with a Kuhingira and pre-wedding dinner at her father's home in Nakasero, later a Nikkah ceremony at the groom's home and finally the white  wedding at the exclusive summer place in Sandton.
At the wedding guests were serenaded by American music sensation Tevin Campbell and later Nigerian singer Burna Boy.
Here are the unseen pictures and videos from the week long event.

TINY AND 3 MONTHS OLD DAUGHTER HEIRESS GO SWIMMING


 Tiny who welcomed a daughter with her husband, T.I three months ago, took the adorable tot swimming with her..
She is a lucky woman!
Watch the video below

LADY IN BLACK:KIM K FLAUNTS CURVES IN VEGAS


Kim Kardashian stole the spotlight at an event at MGM Grand in Las Vegas by squeezing her curvaceous figure into this gorgeous little black dress.
More below

FUN AND SIMPLICITY:PICS FROM ELEANOR NABWISO'S BABY SHOWER

The surprise event which was attended by fellow actress Hellen Lukoma was a simple do that did not mimic the extravagance that is baby showers nowadays.
All they did was surpise the mother to be with a few drinks,nice food and a fun night.
The baby shower took place at liquid silk over the weekend.

FROM JUDITH HEARD,MALAIKA NYANZI TO NADIA MBIIRE, HERE IS WHY EVERYBODY IS WEARING KWESH UGANDA

She has dressed the rich and mighty.Juliana Nasasira studied fashion design at Instituto Marangoni in  Milan Italy where she graduated in June 2011.
In 2012 she founded the fashion house Kwesh Ug with the desire to create a distinct Ugandan based  fashion brand that would continue to grow and evolve.
And grown it has.
Today every body that is everybody, is wearing Kwesh.
She most recently dressed billionaire daughter Nadia Mbiire's entourage,designed the entourage for Pepsi's Tracy Kakuru and continues to dress other A-listers such as Judith Heard.

FORMER MISS UGANDA SALMAH NASSANGA WEDS IN STYLE



The ex Miss Uganda and beauty queen has declared her search for a soulmate over, after she said I do to a white man only identified as Eric,in North Miami Florida over the  weekend.
The bride wore a simple white gown with an embellished neckline and ofcourse her sparkling diamond ring.
She was escorted by best friend and former Miss Uganda Barbara Kimbugwe who sizzled in a floral print gown with pastel colours.
Barbara stated in a Facebook post that the wedding will soon be brought to Uganda as well, and added,
'Congratulations to my beloved sister Aysha Salma & my brother in-law. Among many superior men, Aysha has chosen to marry a Golden heart, Eric❤️. If Aysha is happy, the rest doest matter.''
Congrats to the glowing couple.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

NIGERIAN ACTRESS RITA DOMINIC DAZZLES IN PINK


The popular Nigerian actress wore this hot pink dress to a friend's mum's birthday party and as always she sizzled.Forever young!

MEET THE WORLD'S MOST DESIRABLE MAN-MR WORLD 2016

Mr India is the world's most desirable man after he beat out 46 finalists for the title of 'the world's most desirable man.'
Indian actor and model Rohit Khandelwal, won the Mr World 2016 male beauty pageant in Southport, in the UK on Tuesday night.
When he won Mr Khandelwal said:
 'I feel so privileged and humbled to be Mr World 2016.... It has been an amazing journey to this point, and I cannot wait to see what happens next.'

Friday, July 22, 2016

DESIGNER FOCUS:MBABAZI HOUSE OF STYLE

Mbabazi house of Style is my go to store when am looking for something African and well tailored to wear.
Located opposite the American Embassy,just before Tirupati Mazima Mall in Uganda,Mbabazi house of styles specialises in making simple easy to wear African pieces.
From maxi skirts,to dresses,their outfits are affordable yet totally wearable.
Take for instance these wide-legged pink trousers that I was privileged to wear to an event recently,they made my movement easy and yet were stunning on the eye.
To get a custom made outfit therefore call them on 0701261176 or contact them via Facebook at Mbabazi House of Style.
They also have another shop in the USA ,Memphis Tenessee 2577 broad Avenue if you ever happen to be int he United states of A.

SUSAN KIRUMIRA SIZZLES IN AN EMERALD GREEN DRESS BY SYLVIA OWORI


Susan Kirumira wife to City business man Godfrey Kirumira was spotted sizzling in an emerald green dress made by popular designer Sylvia Owori.
The satin dress boasted of a full skirt that ends at the knees,a tight waist with a bejewelled belt and a sweetheart neckline with short sleeves.
She accessorized the look with  a gold clutch bag and strappy sandals.
She never ages!
See more pics of her stunning look below...

SYLVIA OWORI SIZZLES IN BOOTS AND SHORT DRESS FOR TV SHOW

The fashion designer wore this combination of a striped dress,boots and a headwrap as she shot for her TV show earlier today.
Fierce!
More pics below....

MEET SUESANNE TUSIIME,THE BRAINS BEHIND PAPLE RAYN+PICS OF HER STUNNING COLLECTION


It is not everyday that you meet a young woman that is super brainy,super creative and industrious.But Suesanne beats the odds.She is young,fierce and feisty!

The fashion designer,CEO,and the brains behind Paple rayn 'hub' last Friday converged a series of Uganda's best designers to showcase at her event dubbed,''Paple Rayn turns 3,'in what I  believe has been one of the biggest fashion events of the year 2016.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

THE WEDDING THAT WAS:THROW BACK TO PEPSI's TRACY KAKURU'S INTRO AND WEDDING CEREMONIES


The brand executive at Pepsi,Tracy Kakuru said I do to her husband Dennis Otatiina a few weeks back in what was a stunning ceremony.
Below are pics of how the entire do went down.

HOT OR NOT?SINGER REMA DEBUTS SHORT NEW HAIRSTYLE


She always switches up her hairstyles in a way that gives her fans something new to look forward to.These short dreads are her new style...hot or not?More pics below

UGANDAN KIMYE:THE TEN TIMES YASSAH AND NADIA WERE THE MOST STYLISH COUPLE ON INSTAGRAM


Considering as she refers to herself as the black Kim Kardashian,Nadia Mbiire has found her Kanye in the ever suave and stylish Yassah Matovu.And together,they make for a very eye candy couple.
Nadia loves outfits that hug her body paired with extra high heels while her boo keeps it classy and suave all the time.
Lets look at the several times these two gave us style goals and couple goals all at the same time!

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

MORE STUNNING PICS FROM FLORA OKWI'S BABY SHOWER




Last Sunday footballer wife Flora Okwi was treated to a surprise baby shower by friends and we 
wrote about it here.
Here are more pics from the star studded blue and white themed party.
Miss Amarachi wishes her a safe delivery.

12 CELEBS THAT PROVE THE CHOKER NECKLACE IS BACK WITH A BANG


The choker necklace is proving to be one of the biggest trends of the year 2016.Fashionistas and celebrities alike are rocking it like never before,from Judith Heard to Sheilah Gashumba,the list is endless. 
Lets take a look at some of  the celebrities that make this trend so lovable.

STUNNING PICS OF BILLIONAIRE NIECE VANESSA BITATURE'S WEDDING


The Leeds schooled lawyer and niece to billionaire Patrick Bitature, on Saturday said I do to the love of her life, Simon Paul Ngabo, in a colorful wedding ceremony themed in maroon and peach colors.For the event, the stunning Vanessa Bitature wore a bejwelled body hugging trumpet gown with a sweetheart neckline and loose off shoulder straps. 

She then finished off the look with a dainty tiara that beautifully framed her gorgeous face. 

The groom on the other hand kept it simple in a black suit with a maroon cravat tucked into a white shirt.

The church ceremony took place at Christ the king church while the reception was taken to Hilton Hotel.Happy married life to them!


Monday, July 18, 2016

NADIA MBIIRE JETS MAKEUP ARTISTE SHOMYA TO SOUTH AFRICA FOR WEDDING LOOKS


On Saturday Nadia Mbiire flew Lagos based makeup artiste Elaine Shobanjo aka ''Shomya Lagos'' to South Africa to do her bridal makeup.
The celebrity makeup artiste was overwhelmed by the invitation, if we are to go by her numerous Instagram posts.
In one of them she wrote,' Nadia knew EXACTLY how she wanted to look! Dewy, Glowing, with a soft/natural Highlight, Nude Glossy Lips extra dramatic lashes and champagne eye shadow. She asked, I obliged. The result was one extra happy bride!Filter for what???''
We agree,the results were beautiful and gave the bride the glowy look she wanted.
Its refreshing to see a bride without coloured makeup!
The makeup artiste also did an incredible job on Nadia Mbiire's sister,Thandiwe below.

POPULAR FILM ACTRESS LUCY BUNYENYEZI LEADS BEST DRESSED LIST AT NADIA MBIIRE'S WEDDING


The popular film actress is widely considered one of the most legitimate young women in Uganda at the moment.She is beautiful,intelligent and exposed.And although she lives abroad,she often visits her home country to hang out with the creme de la creme.
Lucy who is also close friends with Nadia attended the latter's wedding in a bright coloured body hugging yellow gown that ensured she stood out of the crowd.Other well dressed guests included socialite TK Berriez who stunned in a red and black velvet sari.See pics below...

A CLOSER LOOK AT NADIA MBIIRE'S 22 MILLION STUNNING VERA WANG GOWN

Nadia Mbiire wore a stunning Vera Wang Fall 2013 wedding dress popularly nicknamed as ''Lilian'' by the NewYork based designer.
The ivory couture mermaid gown that boasted of a strapless neckline set Nadia back by $6,900 USD(22,770,000 Uganda shillings) but was well worth the price,considering how beautiful it made her look.
See the interesting detailing below, plus pictures of other brides who have worn the same gown on their big days.

FLORA OKWI STUNS IN WHITE FOR BABY SHOWER


Flora Okwi  wife to popular football player Emmanuel Okwi was in high spirits yesterday as she attended a surprise baby shower organised by her friends.
The guests who were required to wear blue or white made such a visible effort to adhere to the dress code that it was difficult to choose the best dressed as everybody looked ravishing,beginning with the lady herself,Flora Okwi, who stunned in a white dress and matching headband.
The party that started out as a sweet celebration of an impending baby later turned out to be wild as drinks and  dancing topped the schedule.
Everybody was happy and the baby shower ended in the wee hours of the night.More pics to come....

Sunday, July 17, 2016

FOR THE DARING, CONFIDENT WOMAN:SHEER COLLECTION BY VENCYZ BRIDALS FOR PARPLE RAYN SHOW

Diane Vence of Vencyz bridals brought something totally new to the Parple Rayn runway.Her collection of bespoke, one of a kind see through clothes was eye-catching ,romantic and daring.
Qualities that were not very popular in our rather conservative culture.
But now, with the advent of social media,more and more people are embracing modern trends and preferring individualism over popular choices.
And that is why Vencyz collection was welcomed with open arms.
We no longer have to fly abroad to buy clothes that are trending on the Hollywood red carpet, but can now order them here ,made and designed by our own.
And that is why we love her!
See the stunning pics below...

DESIGNER KASULE ALLAN RAPHAEL WOWS AUDIENCE WITH FUTURISTIC COLLECTION AT THE PARPLE RAYN SHOW


One of the most creative designers to have ever graced this land,Kasule Allan Raphael is beyond talented.Always pushing the box,experimenting with the unexpected,he delivers a collection like no other.
Its a no wonder that he bagged the award of best fashion designer of the year at the Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards 2015.His eye for edge and texture is evident in his collections,past and present.
And yesterday, at the Parple Rayn Fashion show,he did not fail to impress with his latest collection dubbed the 'gladiator collection.'
The audience was totally spell bound and agreed that the sky is only the limit for this amazing designer.
Photocredit:Giulio Molfese

DESIGNER OF THE MOMENT:ANITA BERYL STEALS THE SPOTLIGHT AT PARPLE RAYN FASHION SHOW


All the years of intense hardwork,detailing and patience are finally paying off for this humble and talented diva.Anita Beryl took our breath away at the Parple Rayn fashion show yesterday with her heavenly inspired collection.
It was something divine,totally out of this world.
The models,decked in white outfits with sprinkles of gold were reminiscent of the angels in heaven.
This very collection was her export to Africa Fashion Week Nigeria and am proud to say Uganda was really well represented.
See the breathtaking pieces below...
Photocredit:Giulio Molfese

KIRABO FYONA LEADS THE BEST DRESSED LIST AT THE PARPLE RAYN RED CARPET


Despite having come late,the makeup artiste and television personality showed up dressed like a million bucks to the ''Parple Rayn'' red carpet, a fashion show that took place last night at Lugogo Forest mall.
Other slayers included fashion designers Martha Jabo,Anita Beryl,Parple rayne CEO Suesane Tusiime,Michelle Omamteker and writer Hope Sande.See the stunning pics below....

SINGER RENAH CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY IN STYLE WITH TWO STUNNING OUTFITS

Upcoming musician Renah Nalumansi turned a year older yesterday and to celebrate her birthday,she threw a white themed bash for her and her friends at Kololo Courts.
Renah celebrated in style in a black sequinned jumpsuit with see through chiffon arms before changing into a gold and white body hugging dress.Both outfits were made by city stylist Chuck Brian Salvator.

FIRST PHOTOS FROM BILLIONAIRE DAUGHTER NADIA MBIIRE'S WHITE WEDDING IN SOUTH AFRICA


July is proving to be a month of love!Riches were displayed on Saturday as billionaire daughter Nadia Mbiire said  I do to her boo,tycoon's son,Yassah Matovu.
Nadia Mbiire is a daughter to Charles Mbiire, one of the richest men in Uganda whose networth is estimated at more than 96 billion.Her grandmother Theresa Mbiire is also one of the richest female business women in Uganda and one of the most popular.
To say Nadia was born with a silver spoon in her mouth therefore would be an understatement.Her boo, Yassah, is wealthy as well and is a son to Hajji Yusuf Matovu,a city tycoon.

Friday, July 15, 2016

SINGER RENAH NALUMANSI MARKS COMEBACK WITH SULTRY PHOTOSHOOT


The former dream girls singer had been silent for a while,perhaps to try her hands at something else, but now she is back.And to prove it,she took some sultry pictures for her fans to admire.

8 BREATH TAKING MOMENTS FROM NADIA MBIIRE'S INTRODUCTION CEREMONY AND DINNER

                                                           

The week long event has been one to remember indeed.From the fresh red roses flown in all the way from Nairobi,to the designer dress white dress made by international couture designer Sanyuka Tresh, to the never ending wining and eating, Billionaire daughter Nadia's walk towards marriage has been pompous and lavish.
But that is not to say that her husband-to-be is poor.He too comes from a very rich family so its a classic case of money marrying into money.
Today, the young couple flew over '200' family and friends to South Africa to celebrate with them in what they have called a ''white wedding.'' The guests' tickets were fully paid for and they are bound to stay in a five star hotel whose prices are over 500 dollars a night, per individual.Lavish!
So as we anticipate the pictures from the wedding,here are a few breath taking moments we have had from the couples' pre-wedding ceremonies, so far.

RELATIONSHIP GOALS:KEVIN HART AND FIANCEE ENIKO ON ROMANTIC VACAY


Kevin Hart and his fiancee Eniko Parrish,31 celebrated his 37th birthday with a romantic getaway in Cancun, Mexico on Wednesday.
The pair, who have been dating for 7 years, got engaged in 2014 and plan to wed next month.
Meanwhile, Kevin is the only black person on the top 10 of Forbes 2016 highest paid entertainers list .He earned $87,5 million.
Cute couple!

KYLIE JENNER FLAUNTS HOT NEW HAIR DO


Kylie Jenner  showed off the end result after chopping off her long hair .The 18 year old shared a video of her stylist cutting her hair on snapchat on Thursday.
Her hair has now been transformed into a sleek bob.
She is the epitome of beauty,no wonder Tyga keeps coming back.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

JOURNEY TO THE WHITE WEDDING:NADIA MBIIRE'S SIX OUTFIT CHANGES SO FAR


Her white wedding will take place this Saturday in Jo'burg South Africa,but so far,this billionaire daughter has given us plenty of good looks to wow over.

FUN AND GLAM AT FORMER OBSESSIONS SINGER JACKIE O's BRIDAL SHOWER

Bride to be Jackie Tusiime ,on Saturday,had such a fun time at her bridal shower with friends. Tusiime who is most popularly known as a former obsessions singer and dancer is set to walk down the aisle with her boo some time this year.
Jackie who had no idea about the event had been told by her marketing team to dress up for a wedding performance, which to her surprise, turned out to be her bridal shower.
The bride’s friends brought their A-game, dressing up in blue dresses and cream/gold accessories to match the colour theme, while Jackie stood out in an all gold gown before changing to a brown gold princess dress.
Here is what Jaki wrote about the event...