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On Wednesdays we wear pink 💕

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On Wednesdays we wear pink 💕 #AlaraLagos #Lagos #Nigeria | April 10, 2019, 9:12 am
A chest full of wonders ✨

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A chest full of wonders ✨ #AlaraLagos #Lagos #Nigeria | April 9, 2019, 9:51 am
#FlashbackSunday

We spent Last Sunday with these fabulous women. Chosen specially by Reni Folawiyo @renoflife as her maverick power women for daring to chart the unconventional path to discover their power. Describing power today as creating impact and not position, She invited @adedozie General Counsel GE Africa (corporate law) @tokinipeterside Founder ArtX Lagos (Arts, Culture) @tosindurotoye Founder Bloom Africa (Finance, Tech) and @hauwa_ojeifo Founder She writes woman (mental health), to share their personal stories on a panel session: “Power in the Diversity of Women”

In an intimate, authentic and engaging session, they spoke about the diverse ways which a woman can acquire her power . Discovering self, charting a path, conquering fear, being authentic, finding your tribe, breaking debilitating traditions and being brave enough to fail.
Thank you ...
@hauwa_ojeifo
@adedozie
@tosindurotoye
@tokinipeterside

Big thank you also to our sponsors:
@veuveclicquot
@guerlain
@bellanaijastyle
@hautefashionafrica

#AlaraLagos #Lagos #Alaramaverickpowerwoman #clanrtw #shethepowerwoman
#FlashbackSunday We spent Last Sunday with these fabulous women. Chosen specially by Reni Folawiyo @renoflife as her maverick power women for daring to chart the unconventional path to discover their power. Describing power today as creating impact and not position, She invited @adedozie General Counsel GE Africa (corporate law) @tokinipeterside Founder ArtX Lagos (Arts, Culture) @tosindurotoye Founder Bloom Africa (Finance, Tech) and @hauwa_ojeifo Founder She writes woman (mental health), to share their personal stories on a panel session: “Power in the Diversity of Women” In an intimate, authentic and engaging session, they spoke about the diverse ways which a woman can acquire her power . Discovering self, charting a path, conquering fear, being authentic, finding your tribe, breaking debilitating traditions and being brave enough to fail. Thank you ... @hauwa_ojeifo @adedozie @tosindurotoye @tokinipeterside Big thank you also to our sponsors: @veuveclicquot @guerlain @bellanaijastyle @hautefashionafrica #AlaraLagos #Lagos #Alaramaverickpowerwoman #clanrtw #shethepowerwoman | April 7, 2019, 10:23 am
As we celebrate mother’s and women today, we will like to personally celebrate our founder and CEO, Reni Folawiyo.

Thank you Mrs F for letting us be part of your dream. For teaching us that nothing is impossible so long as we work hard and set our mind to it. For being fearless and brave, for teaching us that we define how the world perceives us and can never be confined to the worlds definition of us.

Today, we celebrate you for being the woman and mother that you are. Thank you 👸🏾🌸 Happy Mother’s Day!

#AlaraLagos #AlaraMothersDay #Lagos #Nigeria
As we celebrate mother’s and women today, we will like to personally celebrate our founder and CEO, Reni Folawiyo. Thank you Mrs F for letting us be part of your dream. For teaching us that nothing is impossible so long as we work hard and set our mind to it. For being fearless and brave, for teaching us that we define how the world perceives us and can never be confined to the worlds definition of us. Today, we celebrate you for being the woman and mother that you are. Thank you 👸🏾🌸 Happy Mother’s Day! #AlaraLagos #AlaraMothersDay #Lagos #Nigeria | March 31, 2019, 12:38 pm
Tomorrow we’ll be talking about “Power in the diversity of Women” with Power Woman:

Moderating will be the Founder/CEO of ALÁRA, Reni Folawiyo

We look forward to seeing you!
#Alaralagos #Lagos #Nigeria #ThePowerWomanCampaign #clanrtw
Tomorrow we’ll be talking about “Power in the diversity of Women” with Power Woman: Moderating will be the Founder/CEO of ALÁRA, Reni Folawiyo We look forward to seeing you! #Alaralagos #Lagos #Nigeria #ThePowerWomanCampaign #clanrtw | March 30, 2019, 11:13 pm
Tomorrow we’ll be talking about “Power in the diversity of Women” with Power Woman:

Hauwa Ojeifo, Mental Health Activist and founder of
Tomorrow we’ll be talking about “Power in the diversity of Women” with Power Woman: Hauwa Ojeifo, Mental Health Activist and founder of "She Writes Women". Moderating will be the Founder/CEO of ALÁRA, Reni Folawiyo We look forward to seeing you! #Alaralagos #Lagos #Nigeria #ThePowerWomanCampaign #clanrtw | March 30, 2019, 11:11 pm
Tomorrow we’ll be talking about “Power in the diversity of Women” with Power Woman:

Adesua Dozie, General Counsel, GE Africa
Moderating will be the Founder/CEO of ALÁRA, Reni Folawiyo

We look forward to seeing you!
#Alaralagos #Lagos #Nigeria #ThePowerWomanCampaign #clanrtw
Tomorrow we’ll be talking about “Power in the diversity of Women” with Power Woman: Adesua Dozie, General Counsel, GE Africa Moderating will be the Founder/CEO of ALÁRA, Reni Folawiyo We look forward to seeing you! #Alaralagos #Lagos #Nigeria #ThePowerWomanCampaign #clanrtw | March 30, 2019, 11:09 pm
Tomorrow we’ll be talking about “Power in the diversity of Women” with Power Woman:

Tokini Peterside, Founder and Director of ART X Lagos, West Africa’s first international contemporary art fair.
Moderating will be the Founder/CEO of ALÁRA, Reni Folawiyo

We look forward to seeing you!
#Alaralagos #Lagos #Nigeria #ThePowerWomanCampaign #clanrtw
Tomorrow we’ll be talking about “Power in the diversity of Women” with Power Woman: Tokini Peterside, Founder and Director of ART X Lagos, West Africa’s first international contemporary art fair. Moderating will be the Founder/CEO of ALÁRA, Reni Folawiyo We look forward to seeing you! #Alaralagos #Lagos #Nigeria #ThePowerWomanCampaign #clanrtw | March 30, 2019, 11:08 pm
Tomorrow we’ll be talking about “Power in the diversity of Women” with Power Woman:

Tosin Durotoye, Founder/Principal Consultant of The Red Kite Group 
Moderating will be the Founder/CEO of ALÁRA, Reni Folawiyo

Food for thought:
Tomorrow we’ll be talking about “Power in the diversity of Women” with Power Woman: Tosin Durotoye, Founder/Principal Consultant of The Red Kite Group Moderating will be the Founder/CEO of ALÁRA, Reni Folawiyo Food for thought: "Power is the ability to take one's place in whatever discourse is essential to action and the right to have one's part matter. That is no less true on the playground than in the Pentagon. At issue are self mastery and self esteem rather than title and totem pole, we are overhauling the very concepts of influence, leadership, clout and control". - Carolyn Heilbrun; Stacy Schiff We look forward to seeing you! #Alaralagos #Lagos #Nigeria #ThePowerWomanCampaign #clanrtw | March 30, 2019, 10:45 pm
Tomorrow at the launch of the @clanrtw SHE: The Powerwoman Collection, we will be having an engaging panel discussion with women who in diverse ways embody today’s power woman.

Topic: “Power in the Diversity of Women”

Panelists:
Tosin Durotoye @tosindurotoye
Tokini Peterside @tokinipeterside
Hauwa Ojeifo @hauwa_ojeifo
Adesua Dozie @adedozie

Moderator: Reni Folawiyo

The collection will be available to shop in store tomorrow 🌟

#AlaraLagos #Lagos #SHE #THEPOWERWOMANCAMPAIGN #CLANRTW
Tomorrow at the launch of the @clanrtw SHE: The Powerwoman Collection, we will be having an engaging panel discussion with women who in diverse ways embody today’s power woman. Topic: “Power in the Diversity of Women” Panelists: Tosin Durotoye @tosindurotoye Tokini Peterside @tokinipeterside Hauwa Ojeifo @hauwa_ojeifo Adesua Dozie @adedozie Moderator: Reni Folawiyo The collection will be available to shop in store tomorrow 🌟 #AlaraLagos #Lagos #SHE #THEPOWERWOMANCAMPAIGN #CLANRTW | March 30, 2019, 6:14 pm
Something Off-White, something blue 🔵

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Something Off-White, something blue 🔵 #AlaraLagos #Lagos #Nigeria | March 22, 2019, 9:01 am
New arm candy anyone? 😉🍭 More in stories

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New arm candy anyone? 😉🍭 More in stories #AlaraLagos #Lagos #Nigeria | March 21, 2019, 9:09 am
Today we are celebrating perfumer Majda, creative director of @majdabekkali_parfums on her notable woman Fatima Mernissi. “She was an exceptional woman that I had the joy of meeting while I was working on my first personal creations.

She welcomed me warmly and with the simplicity of the great minds, on the terrace of her lovely apartment in Rabat, invaded by jasmine and bougainvillea. I had read all her books greedily, and I found in her stories a deep humanity that echoed in me. I wanted to tell her that her freedom inspired me and her vision of the world touched me.

She was a woman of letters, a scholar. Her words will remain in me like sweet music:
Today we are celebrating perfumer Majda, creative director of @majdabekkali_parfums on her notable woman Fatima Mernissi. “She was an exceptional woman that I had the joy of meeting while I was working on my first personal creations. She welcomed me warmly and with the simplicity of the great minds, on the terrace of her lovely apartment in Rabat, invaded by jasmine and bougainvillea. I had read all her books greedily, and I found in her stories a deep humanity that echoed in me. I wanted to tell her that her freedom inspired me and her vision of the world touched me. She was a woman of letters, a scholar. Her words will remain in me like sweet music: "I will speak to them about the fascination of the unknown, the risk and the unaccustomed. I will sing to them the unusual and all that one does not control. That is to say the only life that is worthy of a being without sacred borders or not. A life with new smells that do not recall anything ancestral. I will chisel the words to share the dream with others and make borders useless. " She was a writer, university professor, member of the United Nations University Council, and led a major feminist struggle in civil society. She was also a member of the Group of Wise on Dialogue between Peoples and Cultures of the European Union. “ #AlaraNotableWoman #Acelebrationofwomen #AlaraLagos #Lagos #Nigeria | March 18, 2019, 1:45 pm
Okwui Enwezor 1963 - 2019
We lost a Titan today.. 💔

Okwui Enwezor was more than an art curator or critic, he was a poet, writer and an educator who will be greatly missed. He was the director of the Haus der Kunst in Munich, Germany from 2011 - 2018.

Throughout his career, Okwui put special emphasis on expanding the contemporary art canon to include artists from around the world.

In 1996, he had his breakthrough as a curator of In/sight, an exhibit of 30 African photographers at the Guggenheim Museum, which was one of the first shows anywhere to put contemporary art from Africa in the historical and political context of colonial withdrawal and the emergence of independent African states.

He was known for his expansive exhibitions (his Venice Biennale included 136 artists) and his conceptual rigor.

Okwui was the first African-born curator in the history of the Venice Biennale, and presented an extensive and intuitional show focusing on worldwide violence and political upheaval.

Thank you Okwui for your vision and brilliance. You will be truly missed.

RIP 🙏🏾
Okwui Enwezor 1963 - 2019 We lost a Titan today.. 💔 Okwui Enwezor was more than an art curator or critic, he was a poet, writer and an educator who will be greatly missed. He was the director of the Haus der Kunst in Munich, Germany from 2011 - 2018. Throughout his career, Okwui put special emphasis on expanding the contemporary art canon to include artists from around the world. In 1996, he had his breakthrough as a curator of In/sight, an exhibit of 30 African photographers at the Guggenheim Museum, which was one of the first shows anywhere to put contemporary art from Africa in the historical and political context of colonial withdrawal and the emergence of independent African states. He was known for his expansive exhibitions (his Venice Biennale included 136 artists) and his conceptual rigor. Okwui was the first African-born curator in the history of the Venice Biennale, and presented an extensive and intuitional show focusing on worldwide violence and political upheaval. Thank you Okwui for your vision and brilliance. You will be truly missed. RIP 🙏🏾 | March 15, 2019, 5:59 pm
#Flashback to the opening of the iconic, El Anatsui: “Triumphant scale”, curated by @Okwui_enwezor and @chikaokekeaguu at the @haus_der_kunst museum in Munich. 
The largest ever mounted survey of the work of El Anatsui, Africa’s most prominent living Artist,  focuses on the triumphant and monumental quality of El Anatsui’s sculptures. @anatsuiel 
Swipe 👉🏿 and See more in stories

#AlaraLagos #AlaraLoves #Lagos #Nigeria #Elantsui
#Flashback to the opening of the iconic, El Anatsui: “Triumphant scale”, curated by @Okwui_enwezor and @chikaokekeaguu at the @haus_der_kunst museum in Munich. The largest ever mounted survey of the work of El Anatsui, Africa’s most prominent living Artist, focuses on the triumphant and monumental quality of El Anatsui’s sculptures. @anatsuiel Swipe 👉🏿 and See more in stories #AlaraLagos #AlaraLoves #Lagos #Nigeria #Elantsui | March 15, 2019, 8:31 am
In honour of women’s month, we are celebrating some of our female designers by sharing their notable woman and the influence they’ve had on them.

Today we are celebrating Moyo, the creative director of @theagaconcept by sharing her notable woman Grace Atinuke Oyelude. “She was the first beauty queen in Nigeria yet full of Beauty, Brains, Independence of mind  and Feisty Fierceness!

She helped define was beauty was which was beyond what we saw. She was trained as nurse, midwife and also involved in politics of her day despite it being male dominated.

I love that she broke the mould and I hope to emulate that quality of hers to break moulds, mindsets in  society through design and everything I do”. #AlaraNotableWoman #Acelebrationofwomen
#AlaraLagos #Lagos #Nigeria
In honour of women’s month, we are celebrating some of our female designers by sharing their notable woman and the influence they’ve had on them. Today we are celebrating Moyo, the creative director of @theagaconcept by sharing her notable woman Grace Atinuke Oyelude. “She was the first beauty queen in Nigeria yet full of Beauty, Brains, Independence of mind and Feisty Fierceness! She helped define was beauty was which was beyond what we saw. She was trained as nurse, midwife and also involved in politics of her day despite it being male dominated. I love that she broke the mould and I hope to emulate that quality of hers to break moulds, mindsets in society through design and everything I do”. #AlaraNotableWoman #Acelebrationofwomen #AlaraLagos #Lagos #Nigeria | March 14, 2019, 7:41 pm
For the love of leopard ✨

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For the love of leopard ✨ #AlaraLagos #Lagos #Nigeria | March 13, 2019, 11:02 am
Ready for the day with this blue baby ✨

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Ready for the day with this blue baby ✨ #Alaralagos #Lagos #Nigeria | March 12, 2019, 9:24 am
Often called the mother of modern African literature, Flora Nwapa was the forerunner to a new generation of African women writers. She was also acknowledged as the first African woman novelist to be published in the English language in Britain.

She achieved international recognition, with her first novel Efuru published in 1966 at the age of 30 years by Heinemann Educational Books. Also, she is known as one of the first African women publishers when she founded Tana Press in the 1970s.

In 1978, she was made an Ogbuefi (a person with a high title, the orator), which was not a small achievement in our patriarchal society 📚🙏🏾 #AlaraLagos #AlaraNotableWoman #Lagos #nigeria
Often called the mother of modern African literature, Flora Nwapa was the forerunner to a new generation of African women writers. She was also acknowledged as the first African woman novelist to be published in the English language in Britain. She achieved international recognition, with her first novel Efuru published in 1966 at the age of 30 years by Heinemann Educational Books. Also, she is known as one of the first African women publishers when she founded Tana Press in the 1970s. In 1978, she was made an Ogbuefi (a person with a high title, the orator), which was not a small achievement in our patriarchal society 📚🙏🏾 #AlaraLagos #AlaraNotableWoman #Lagos #nigeria | March 11, 2019, 1:10 pm
New to ALÁRA; South-African fashion designer Marianne Fassler. The house strives to create unique, highly crafted pieces that appeal to the woman that loves individuality, beauty and a stand out look 🌟 #AlaraLagos #NewtoALARA #Lagos #Nigeria
New to ALÁRA; South-African fashion designer Marianne Fassler. The house strives to create unique, highly crafted pieces that appeal to the woman that loves individuality, beauty and a stand out look 🌟 #AlaraLagos #NewtoALARA #Lagos #Nigeria | March 10, 2019, 3:24 pm
New to ALÁRA; Swedish-based luxurious eyewear designer Anna-Karin Karlsson. Distinguished by their hand crafted avant-garde designs with extravagant materials and immaculate execution, each frame is a piece of art with a touch of whimsy 💫
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#AlaraLagos #NewtoALARA #Lagos #Nigeria
New to ALÁRA; Swedish-based luxurious eyewear designer Anna-Karin Karlsson. Distinguished by their hand crafted avant-garde designs with extravagant materials and immaculate execution, each frame is a piece of art with a touch of whimsy 💫 Shop in Store #AlaraLagos #NewtoALARA #Lagos #Nigeria | March 7, 2019, 12:24 pm
As one of the most celebrated African women to resist European colonisation, Queen Nzinga led four decades (1620s - 1660s) of warfare against the Portuguese in Angola.

She was a skilled negotiator and military strategist: she was directly responsible for limiting the Portuguese colony at Luanda to a few square miles.

Today she is remembered in Angola for her diplomatic and political acumen as well as her brilliant military tactics. Brilliance and bravery are synonymous to women so we all have a piece of Queen Nzinga in us 👸🏿🙏🏾
#AlaraLagos #AlaraNotableWoman #Lagos #Nigeria
As one of the most celebrated African women to resist European colonisation, Queen Nzinga led four decades (1620s - 1660s) of warfare against the Portuguese in Angola. She was a skilled negotiator and military strategist: she was directly responsible for limiting the Portuguese colony at Luanda to a few square miles. Today she is remembered in Angola for her diplomatic and political acumen as well as her brilliant military tactics. Brilliance and bravery are synonymous to women so we all have a piece of Queen Nzinga in us 👸🏿🙏🏾 #AlaraLagos #AlaraNotableWoman #Lagos #Nigeria | March 4, 2019, 1:48 pm
Oh look... it’s Saint Laurent! 
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Oh look... it’s Saint Laurent! #AlaraLagos #AlaraInterior #Lagos #Nigeria | March 3, 2019, 11:01 am
Shall we celebrate this weekend with a pair of Tribute flats? 😉

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Shall we celebrate this weekend with a pair of Tribute flats? 😉 #AlaraLagos #Lagos #Nigeria | March 2, 2019, 9:57 am
As we usher in the month of March, we will be celebrating amazing women that have helped shape the world as we know it.

We begin with the fashionable feminist, Margaret Ekpo... a pioneer well ahead of her time. She was a women's rights activist and social mobilizer in the era of hierarchical and male-dominated movements towards independence.

Her first participation in political ideas and associations was in 1945. She would attend meetings in place of her husband to discuss matters on the discriminatory practices of the colonial administration in the city and to fight cultural and racial imbalance in administrative promotions.

She paved the way for a lot of Nigerian women today, leaving behind a legacy of women in politics, women in business and leadership and more. She played major roles as a grassroots and nationalist politician in the Eastern Nigerian. She was a confident no-nonsense woman 🙏🏾 #AlaraLagos #AlaraNotableWoman #Lagos #Nigeria
As we usher in the month of March, we will be celebrating amazing women that have helped shape the world as we know it. We begin with the fashionable feminist, Margaret Ekpo... a pioneer well ahead of her time. She was a women's rights activist and social mobilizer in the era of hierarchical and male-dominated movements towards independence. Her first participation in political ideas and associations was in 1945. She would attend meetings in place of her husband to discuss matters on the discriminatory practices of the colonial administration in the city and to fight cultural and racial imbalance in administrative promotions. She paved the way for a lot of Nigerian women today, leaving behind a legacy of women in politics, women in business and leadership and more. She played major roles as a grassroots and nationalist politician in the Eastern Nigerian. She was a confident no-nonsense woman 🙏🏾 #AlaraLagos #AlaraNotableWoman #Lagos #Nigeria | March 1, 2019, 10:12 pm

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