Thursday, April 7, 2011

Belle Du Jour - A Vintage Collection by O'Eclat and Pearl 1130

What happens when two beautiful vintage inspired brands, one accessories and the other clothing, fuse together to launch their products? Well, you get vintage heaven! On Sunday, 3rd April 2011, fashion editors, media and local tastemakers were treated to a lovely presentation of two distinct brands, Johnson O’Eclat, an exciting fashion accessory design label and Pearl 1130, an affordable ready to wear collection featuring tailored outfits that are produced to the highest quality standards. 

L-R: Gbemisola Johnson, O'Eclat and Ade Yusuf, Pearl 1130

The event was put together by PR rep for the brands Bunmi Adepoju,an independent Lifestyle PR consultant, supported by La Saison (Cakes by Tosan)

Bunmi Adepoju

Pearl 1130, as a brand personifies sophistication, class and timeless elegance. "We consider the instinct and everyday needs of practical life; from dresses to skirts, jackets to tops to shirts, pants to jumpsuits, glamour combined with classy chic for play as well as work.

The use of color plays a major role in each of our collection which can be described as an eclectic range of simple but quirky details made with iconic mix of colored Print fabrics, Raw Silk, Linen, Chantilly & Guipure Lace, Damask, Jacquards, Taffeta, Organdi, Chiffon and Organza."

Selection of dresses from Pearl 1130

Gorgeous black lace Pearl 1130 dress as sampled by a guest

Johnson O’eclat designs and makes beautiful and affordable handcrafted clutches, purses, wallets, slippers and belts using gorgeous African rich prints, leather and a plethora of other materials with a contemporary edge. Each piece represents a perfect individuality and style with key attention to details. With inspiration drawn from everywhere, every piece is a unique, classic design made for fashion lovers of all ages.
"The aesthetic of our designs are impeccable and each piece would definitely add color to any outfit making it chic and elegant."

A selection of accessories by O'Eclat designs

Flower quilted handmade clutch

More accessories from O'Eclat

Guests at the event

Adesanya Aderonke

Onyinye Fafi Obi

Muyi Olaitan and a Guest

Aderonke Adesanya and Bunmi Adepoju

Veronica Ebie-Odeka

What's a fashion soiree without cupcakes and chapman?

For more information, please see contact details below:
Johnson O'Eclat Designs; Gbemmy - 07041119996;;
Pearl 1130 Designs; Ade - 08024027779;;
PR and Brand Manager; Contact Bunmi on 08027723946


  1. Sounds like fun! I love those bags and that pink dress. The designers look fab


  2. AHHH! FANTA CHAPMAN!! Man I miss Nigeria!! *sobs*
    Love the blouse on the right of the 1st picture...i need that baby in my closet asap lol

    BLEURGH & Xisses