25 year old Rachel Funmilola Garton, otherwise known as Lola Rae, a British-Nigerian singer and songwriter who shot to limelight upon the release of her single "Watch My Ting Go" that earned her a nominee spot in the "Most Promising Female Act to Watch" category at the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards is looking ravishing in red as she stuns the cover of Genevieve magazines September issue.


For the cover of the magazine, Lola Rae popularly referred to as 'African Beyoncé'  stuns effortlessly in a red tube dress, also spotting a trendy side part blonde hair and flawless make-up.  The singer knew she was made to sing,after a life changing statement from X Factor's Simon Cowell – “I think you are really good” .

Now even through the tragic loss of her father,Hard working, beautiful and extremely focused Lola Rae is determined to wear the crown of artist and fashion girl.  She is also a true fashion girl at heart, bagging degree in fashion textiles also leaving us in awe with her many style tips, shopping skills and DIY wig-making skills.

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In this issue, Lola Rae reveals what drives her passion for Music and Fashion. This issue also focuses on an exclusive shoot with Blogger babes Nifesimi Oluwole, Derin Odugbesan, and Angelca Obasi, who serve us some serious style inspiration also  Model par excellence Tamar Awobotu is the muse in “A Refined Elegance: Coming of Age” editorial.


Photography: Lakin Ogunbanwo @lakinogunbanwo

Styling : Ifeoma Odogwu @hyperfashun

Oufit: Sevon Dejana AW 16/17 @sevondejana

Makeup: Mary Jane @maryjaneohobu for Zaron @zaroncosmetics

Hair: Austin for Tasala Hq @tasalahq