Screenshot from 'Made For Now' video

Fashion

Meet the Cameroonian designer behind Janet Jackson’s afrolicious look

August 27, 2018

Lavie By CK is a fashion line that has been growing its name on social media with breathtaking dresses that fashion exquisite African print into elaborate and sophisticated designs, reflecting the true essence of African grandeur. The creative heart of the brand, Claude Kameni is a Cameroon-born, American-based designer whose love for clothing began in her youth, manifesting into a passion that would have Africans across the diaspora slaying life and the gram in her designs.

The Lavie By CK brand just reached new heights as one of Kameni’s designs was worn by the one and only Janet Jackson in the official video for her new song ‘Made For Now’. The dress is a voluminous visual masterpiece, elevated by the bold and beautiful styling of creative Aquiles of Nothing But Trouble, who isn’t a stranger to adorning the body of the living legend.

African fashion is finally having its moment on the world stage but having an icon like Janet acknowledging its power and influence means that this new era in fashion could result in designers like Kameni receiving the kind of love and recognition that lasts long after the trends have moved on.

@LaviebyCK’s 2018 Collection is FINALLY HERE – AVAILABLE NOW on laviebyck.com✨👑 •Designer/Creative Director: @laviebyck . •Photographer/Videographer: @iamtberry . •Executive Producer: @dunnieo . •Song: “WAIT” @deejayneptune feat. @iamkizzdaniel . •Assistant Producers: @yvrille @chateauxnoires . •Photographer Assistants: @Edwiggery @oluwaleke_ . •Accessories: @trufacebygrace . •Models: @queennyakim @so.bomb @x.x_roc @miss.cameroon @hurricane_gh @misskellykel @truemahogany @urge2pose @swaggy_mo @airnigeria30 @joiajohn . •MUA’s: @princess_rese @sabeccasartistry @b.rrosee . • Hair: @t_yourstylist @kbellathehair . •Duffel bags:@ShopGorillaCulture . . #laviebyck #newcollection #highfashion #africanfashion #worldwide #asoebibella #bellanaijastyle #protectivestyles #AfricanGirlsKillingIt #darkskinwomen #ootd #RTW #Fashion #Jumpsuits #AnkaraStyles #BellaNaijaStyle #AfricanFashion #iamtberry #DunnieTheArtist #FortheCulture #melaninmagic #afrobeat

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AVAILABLE NOW on laviebyck.com✨👑 •Designer/Creative Director: @laviebyck . •Photographer/Videographer: @iamtberry . •Executive Producer: @dunnieo . •Song: “WAIT” @deejayneptune feat. @iamkizzdaniel . •Assistant Producers: @yvrille @chateauxnoires . •Photographer Assistants: @Edwiggery @oluwaleke_ . •Accessories: @trufacebygrace . •Models: @queennyakim @so.bomb @x.x_roc @miss.cameroon @hurricane_gh @misskellykel @truemahogany @urge2pose @swaggy_mo @airnigeria30 @joiajohn . •MUA’s: @princess_rese @sabeccasartistry @b.rrosee . • Hair: @t_yourstylist @kbellathehair . •Duffel bags:@ShopGorillaCulture . . #laviebyck #newcollection #highfashion #africanfashion #worldwide #asoebibella #bellanaijastyle #protectivestyles #AfricanGirlsKillingIt #darkskinwomen #ootd #RTW #Fashion #Jumpsuits #AnkaraStyles #BellaNaijaStyle #AfricanFashion #iamtberry #DunnieTheArtist #FortheCulture #melaninmagic #afrobeat

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🚨 The WAIT IS OVER ‼️🚨 . @LaviebyCK’s 2018 Collection is FINALLY HERE – AVAILABLE NOW on laviebyck.com✨👑 •Designer/Creative Director: @laviebyck . •Photographer: @iamtberry . •Executive Producer: @dunnieo . •Assistant Producers: @yvrille @chateauxnoires . •Photographer Assistants: @Edwiggery @oluwaleke_ . •Accessories: @trufacebygrace . •Models: @queennyakim @so.bomb @x.x_roc @miss.cameroon @hurricane_gh @misskellykel @truemahogany @urge2pose @swaggy_mo @airnigeria30 @joiajohn . •MUA’s: @princess_rese @sabeccasartistry @b.rrosee . • Hair: @t_yourstylist @kbellathehair . . . #laviebyck #newcollection #highfashion #africanfashion #worldwide #asoebibella #bellanaijastyle #protectivestyles #AfricanGirlsKillingIt #darkskinwomen #ootd #RTW #Fashion #Jumpsuits #AnkaraStyles #BellaNaijaStyle #AfricanFashion #iamtberry #DunnieTheArtist #FortheCulture #melaninmagic #afrobeat

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