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Nigerian Designer Ifeanyi Nwune's 'Timeless' Menswear

Nigerian designer Ifeanyi Nwune shares the Lagos-shot lookbook for his Spring/Summer 2015 'Timeless' menswear capsule collection.

Nigerian designer and stylist Ifeanyi Nwune recently unveiled the Spring/Summer 2015 capsule collection for his namesake brand. Titled Timeless, the collection once again shows off Nwune's predilection for a minimalist, solid-colored wardrobe. "The idea of the collection was to achieve looks that are edgy and interesting but very relatable," he told Okayafrica. "White, Black and Red are the only colours in the collection because I feel like they are the most beautiful combination possible in any outfit."


The Timeless lookbook was shot in Lekki, Lagos, and stars Nigerian model Peter Finn and media personality Onos. According to Nwune, "Being timeless simply means always being in vogue and not changing in fashion. This quality can only be achieved by a person with a mind of his own, a person who thinks in the box when every other person is trying to thinking outside the box, an individualist. I incorporated this idea in creating my S/S '15 collection. With some female-looking silhouettes and some transparent pieces you can say the collection is a little risk-taking and can only be worn by a person with a mind of his own, a timeless person."

Keep up with Ifeanyi Nwune on Tumblr, Twitter, and Facebook. For more, see photos from his debut Control collection and short fashion film.

Update November 4, 2015: Watch a short fashion film featuring Ifeanyi Nwune's Timeless collection. The video is directed by Lagos-based filmmaker Kene Umeokafor.

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This Compilation Shines a Light On East African Underground Music

We talk to a few of the artists featured on the Music For the Eagles compilation from Uganda's Nyege Nyege.

Nyege Nyege, a label in Kampala, Uganda is channelling the confidence brimming over a whole continent. Africa is no longer the future. For dance music, its time is right now.

Music For the Eagles is a compilation released in conjunction with Soundcloud to showcase the best new acts that East Africa has to offer outside the mainstream. A new wave of artists firmly blasting non-conformist energy for you to spasm to. Music that takes you places. Otim Alpha's high BPM wedding frenzy of incessant rasping vocals accompanied by feverous violin will have you clawing the walls to oblivion. Anti Vairas' dancehall from a battleship with super galactic intentions doesn't even break a sweat as it ruins you. FLO's beautiful sirens call, is a skittish and detuned nursery rhyme that hints at a yearning for love but reveals something far more unnerving. Ecko Bazz's tough spiralling vocal over sub-bass and devil trap energy is an anthem that can only be bewailed. And Kidane Fighter's tune is more trance-like prayer. These are only some of the highlights for you to shake it out to.

We got to chat with a few of the artists featured on the Music For the Eagles compilation as they took a break from the studio below.

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