On Friday 22nd November 2013, Nollywood star Monalisa Chinda launched her magazine – Monalisa at the InterContinetal Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The movie star who said the publication will be all about “luxury, lifestyle and fashion”, sizzled in a stylish dress by Jewel by Lisa. The sleeveless Ankara dress from the Nigerian design label features a button and ruffled hem. Mona the Diva, styled the frock with silver drop earrings, and gold strap heels. Rukky Sanda was at the event.
According to a press release issued by the organisation, the fashion editor, Ms Estella Ogbonna, who represented the publisher, Monalisa Chinda, said the magazine is a luxury lifestyle publication.
As the first of its kind in Nigeria, it aims to sell Africa’s culture to the world through its contents. With its strapline: love, laugh, live, Monalisa Magazine is Africa’s International journal of choice for the discerning reader about luxury lifestyle, fashion, art and beauty among others. You may wonder why it is called a luxury magazine. Contents of the magazine are high-end products from reputable brands with mind-blowing articles. Even its style of packaging will surely surprise the world.
It’s time Nigerians and Africans realised they have everything it takes to live that luxurious life and be happy. That is exactly what this magazine will create in their mind’s eyes, which will shape them. Monalisa magazine is a publication of Purple Moments Limited. It is an international magazine servicing a global audience with the best contents on luxury fashion, lifestyle, beauty and trends in the industry.
With the richest pool of young and vibrant talents in the industry, Monalisa promises the best editorial contents in a fluid, breezy, informative and trendy writing style with ingeniously creative designs and layouts delivered in a glossy, huge size for that truly international feel.
Some of the special guests expected to grace the event are publishers of various magazines in the country, great fashion designers, modelling agencies, Nollywood stars and prominent people both within and outside the country.
The event promises to be more entertaining and spectacular with the presence of comedians and a live band performance.