Aso Ebi

If you love Ankara, lace and other fabrics that are African related then you would love our aso ebi style category which brings you the latest style trends for every occasion.

ONE ASO EBI FABRIC, 8 STYLES

Ads Hey Lovelies In Nigeria special events with a traditional theme require a special showcase. This showcase being the use of the aso ebi fabric. Celebrants would send messages for the purchase of a package that consist of an aso ebi fabric, gele, the invitation and whatever gift they choose…

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ANKARA JUMPSUIT TREND

Hey Divas, There’s one fashion item above all else that never fails to call out its wearer as a bonafide fashion girl: The jumpsuit. There’s a reason It-girls can’t get enough of this versatile one-piece. This clothing staple also happen to be the ultimate lazy girl go-to. With the all-in-one ensemble at the heart…

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TWO PIECE ANKARA SET

Hey Divas, With everything on the go, the last thing you want to worry about is selecting a pretty outfit. All the more reason to invest in a matching two-piece Ankara set. This one-step elegant ensemble does all the heavy lifting by eliminating decision-making time so getting dressed is totally stress-free….

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MID WEEK ASO EBI STYLE INSPIRATIONS

Hey Lovelies Its that time of the week when we bring you more aso ebi style inspirations to help you make the right choice for that owambe. This mid week we want to ensure that you find the style that speaks to you, remember that the ceremony in which you…

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TUESDAY GELE FASHION

Hey Divas, We love fashion and to top it all, we think ladies would like this. Gele users have found more creative ways to style the firm material into different shapes and patterns. When worn, especially for more elaborate events, the gele typically covers the entire hair as well as  the ears. Gele…

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ASO EBI STYLES: DISPLAY

Hey Lovelies How was your weekend? Well Saturday was a rainy day in Lagos but that didn’t stop a lot of us “party goers from attending one event or the other, at least in the evening anyways since there was no movement during the earlier hours of the day. While…

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ANKARA STYLES TO SEE THIS NEW WEEK

Hey Divas, It’s officially another Monday, the first day of a new week. Monday isn’t one of the favourite days for many people (I for one, am no different) as people often don’t want the weekend to end with the hope of a second Sunday. Well, we all know for…

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GELE STYLES FROM LAST WEEKEND

Hey Divas, The weekend has come and gone but its memories still lingers. Well, different memories for different people.  For some, it was the turn up Friday memories that lingers in their mind and head. For others, it was the rainy Saturday on their beds that says it all while…

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GELE STYLES FOR THE WEEKEND

Hey Divas, A significant number of African ladies love to rock Aso ebi with some completing the look by matching the dress with a beautiful head wrap/gear also called ‘Gele’. It is one way to get noticed at a traditional event in Nigeria. The art of gele is marked by…

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WEEKEND TURBAN FASHION

Hey Divas, Fashion is a prevailing, evolving and revolving style, especially in clothing, footwear, accessories and makeup, among others. In addition to sparkling diamonds and make up, there’s no fashion statement quite as glamorous as the turban. Turban wearing among ladies is be in vogue currently. This head wrap promotes…

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6 STUNNING GELE STYLES TO SEE

Hey Divas, If there’s one accessory we always have on hand at all temperatures and seasons, it’s a gele. Gele come in all sorts of lengths, colors, and even levels of heft, so they work with your outfit, no matter the occasion. These days we are all about the trends which…

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CONTRASTING ASO EBI AND GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, The idea that we should each pick one colour and stick with it is both outdated and boring. Lately, we have seen how people are changing it up everyday, combining two or three distant colours to create a new look.  Indeed, it’s called the mixing and matching game. It…

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WEDNESDAY GELE LOOKBOOK

Hey Divas, The variety of headgear in Africa matches the diversity of the people who live on the continent. Different cultures have used headgears to show tribal association, gender, religion, job, and social status. Though the wearing of gele is common-place for women in the Nigerian Culture, the two cultures that’s especially…

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MID-WEEK ASO EBI STYLES: CHARME

Hey Lovelies The theme for a wedding greatly affects not only the ambiance but the choice of fabric. The reason is simply because the couples want a uniformed atmosphere; everything has to fit in there, nothing should be out of place. The couples also hope that their guest achieve a…

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GELE IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Fashion is all about having the right kind of elements. So whether you are investing in a good pair of shoes or some good headgear, you have to be on top of the form. Headgear is  worn on the head for many reason. Reasons for wearing headgear could be various:…

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CARPET WORTHY ASO EBI STYLES

Hey Lovelies The most random thought is thinking that you don’t have to slay in your Aso ebi because you do. The aso ebi style trend has been massive this year and we are just in the second half of the year; which means its only going to get better…

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GELE AND MAKE UP LOOKS ON POINT

Hey Divas, Every weekend, you get invited for one wedding or the other and of course we know that you will want to stand out from your peers. Wearing makeup is common place in today’s society and if you are a newcomer to the world of cosmetics, you may find…

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MID-WEEK ASO EBI STYLES LOOK-BOOK

Hey Lovelies There’s no denying it, the aso ebi trend is dynamic, simply take a look at the aso ebi styles on the gram or in the look-book we’ve created down below and you would understand what we mean. Stepping out into the streets to attend a wedding ceremony or…

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10 TIMES WE SEEN LADIES ROCK BLACK GELES

Hey Divas, You would agree with me that the colour Black has been making rounds at events unlike what we all thought the colour was associated with (e.g- mourning, depression or death). Black is now the new ‘cool’ for happy events. The colour is associated with elegance, luxury, authority and power….

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JOIN IN ON THE FLORAL DETAILS ASO EBI TREND

Hey Divas, When you think of printed fabrics, what pops into your head? Right now, we’ve got floral patterns on the brain, which isn’t surprising considering floral’s are perhaps one of the most ubiquitous motifs in fashion. Inherently beautiful, and available in a million different colours, textures, and styles, most…

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ADDICTIVE FAMILY ASO EBI STYLES

Hi Damsels! As the party is on the lips of wedding guests, so the Aso ebi is usually on the lips of every wedding guest; the lady, the guy, parents and kids. The colourful and unique nature of this the aso ebi fosters unity among family and friends. There could…

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YORUBA TRADITIONAL WEDDING INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, We love traditional weddings, with their vibrant colours, rich food, playful banter and more, what’s not to like? We’re sure you will agree with us when we say it’s definitely time for another article on Yoruba Traditional Wedding as despite the developments in the modern world and the technological advancements that we…

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STYLISH ANKARA PARENT TWINNING

Hi Damsels! You may have been looking for style inspirations over time to make that matching mother-daughter Ankara twin outfits, if you have then you’ll definitely love this post. Whether the reason for the coordinated outfit is to attend that birthday party, a friend or family’s wedding ceremony, or any…

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THE BEST ASO EBI STYLES FROM THIS PAST WEEKEND

Hey Lovelies Aso ebi styles are having a major time this year, every time we take a look at our Instagram feed, we see different styles cuts and designs that tell us that the trend isn’t fading anytime soon rather it is and would always be the “tendence du moment”….

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PLUS SIZE ASO EBI STYLE INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, Obviously, plus size wedding guest fashion isn’t about having tent-like and unflattering dresses that make the curvy shapes look even wider. Nowadays, there are plenty elegant and chic styles you can sew with the famous Aso ebi to fit and flatter your figure. While the selection of plus…

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GELE AND TURBAN STYLE INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, Head wrap is an identity of a true African Queen. We love head wraps, not only because they make up for the days your hair refuses to cooperate but they can add some glamour to your outfit. A woman looks very pretty when she covers her head. Nigerian women…

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GLAM BRIDAL ASO OKE INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, By now, you would have come across quite a number of our articles that talks about the wedding guest and their stunning attires. Today lets take a look at the reasons why there are wedding guest in the first place ”The Brides”. We all know that without a…

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MID-WEEK ASO EBI STYLES FOR THE SLAY QUEENS

Hey Lovelies As you know, we are dedicated to bringing you the best of the best especially this wedding season. June and July are about the month’s with the most record of wedding ceremonies and it only makes sense if there are style options for wedding guest. Your taste this…

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ANKARA TREND ALERT; PUFFY SLEEVES

Hey Divas, It’s no secret that exaggerated sleeves are in right now–whether they’re being exposed, emphasized or exaggerated, they’re the season’s main attraction. This season, we’ve seen the best of sleeves with the different trends of voluminous sleeves that graced the fashion scene. Voluminous sleeves are not to be kept…

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ASO EBI STYLES: CERTAINTY

Hey Lovelies What does certainty have to do with aso ebi styles? That’s perhaps the first thought that came to your mind as you saw the tittle. This tittle must have left you dazzled and yet confused, wondering what the correlation has to do with your favorite style. As a…

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MONOTONE ASO EBI STYLES

Hey Divas, In every wedding, there are the hotties that angle out. Yay or nah? Well, I consistently put in efforts to be one of them. You would agree with me that one of the ways to be an hottie at weddings is with aso ebi. With the right curves…

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OLDER WOMEN STYLE WITH ACTRESS SOLA SOBOWALE

Hey Divas, Can women’s fashion over forty or fifty be fabulous? Most definitely. The fashion arena for mature women that once included buubuu dresses and ugly grandma sweaters is fortunately long gone! Today’s mature woman feels, thinks, and looks younger than her age. They seek out fashion-forward clothes that allow…

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MID-WEEK ASO EBI FASHION

Hey Lovelies Allow me to welcome you to WEDNESDAY… Wednesday signifies that we have two more days before the weekend and although we just resumed work (at least some people just resumed work) we can’t wait for the weekend to arrive for varying reason. There may be a few parties…

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ASO EBI STYLES: LACE

Hey Lovelies The aso ebi revolution is something else, first we all know how important it is to get the aso ebi package (it’s a show of support) secondly we are aware of how important what we sew with the aso ebi really is. Let’s not mind the simple fact…

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OWAMBE GELE IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Growing up in Nigeria, the tying of the gele was always a sign of an upcoming special occasion. The gele meant more to women than a tiara or an actual crown. It was the ultimate expression of femininity and beauty. Every season comes with set of ‘it’ things…

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EMBELLISHED TURBANS IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, 2016, we saw the debut of turbans and now 2017, it is still here in all creativity with the embellished turbans. I always love to wear some glitter and embellishment (well who doesn’t). I think a little sparkle and glitter never hurt anyone which is why we’ve got one…

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NIGERIAN NATIVE ATTIRE STYLES FOR WEDDING

Hey Lovelies The asoebi style is just amazing as it should be, let’s take a trip back into the past shall we; centuries ago before and during colonialism the asoebi was such a huge venture in the west, according to some historians, the weaving of cloth was done by housewives…

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LATEST ANKARA STYLES FOR WEDDINGS

Hey Lovelies I’ve always wondered if we have a wedding season in Nigeria. It seems like there are so many weddings happening at once every weekend. As I speak to you I’ve just received two wedding invitations that would be held on the same day, towns apart. Wedding ceremonies are…

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THURSDAY ANKARA LOOKBOOK

Hey Divas, Every year brings and come’s along with its own fashion and style. 2017 is no exception as it came in full dose of Ankara. All kudos to our fashion designers who have made great effort in 2017 to please Ankara fashionistas with diversities of Ankara styles. I’m pretty…

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NATIVE STYLES YOU CAN SHOW YOUR TAILOR

Hey Lovelies Knowing one’s culture and background is a form of identity; the zulu people of south African do not play with their traditions and cultures, it’s not a joke to them Neither should it be a joke to the Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa and other tribal people of Nigerian. There…

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ASO EBI GALLERY

Hey Lovelies I love this quote “the eyes are the mirror of the soul”. Frau Feuerameise says “my eyes are my favourite part of me not for how they look; but for how they see”. It’s always very important what we feed our eyes, mentally and fashion wise. As a…

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ASO EBI SPECIAL; LOVING THE SQUAD

Hey Divas, One thing you would definitely notice in today’s weddings are the Aso ebi squad. You can never miss them as they never go unnoticed, they put in their best to look good and they are usually the life of the party. They come in groups, beautifully dressed and with…

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LOVELY FAMILY ASO EBI STYLES

Hi Damsels! No doubt, a wedding ceremony is usually a very blissful affair. I recall the beautiful traditional marriage ceremony I attended over the weekend. Honestly, this wedding was one of the best things that ever happened to me over the weekend. Yes! Despite spending more time than I expected,…

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STYLISH ASO EBI FASHION TRENDS YOU SHOULD SEE

Hey Lovelies Fashion can be a lot of things, sometimes its as easy as tucking in a shirt in a skirt and other times you have to place embellishments and decorations in the right place. Fashion is all about dressing and so its not unusual that fashionista’s are up for…

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GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, It’s not quite clear where the custom originated in Africa, but a gele is a cultural must-have accessory across Africa, particularly in Nigeria where it is called a gele. With a resurgence in African pride in recent years, the head wrap has become stylish among African communities across the…

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STYLE INSPIRATION; MAKE UP AND TURBAN

Hey Divas, If you still believe that you can only turn up in a well made up face and matching Gele, you are wrong. Turbans are stylishly taking over. They are easy to tie, not as painful as Gele and will still give you the chic and elegant look you…

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ANKARA STYLES THAT MAKE YOUR LEGS LOOK LONGER

Hey Divas, If there’s a trend among things women often wish they could change about their bodies, it’s usually the un-changeable, most especially if you want to be taller, there’s not much you can do about it. Many people wish they had longer legs. The truth is, you may not…

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LATEST ASO EBI STYLES: WEEKDAY SPECIAL

Hey Boo Boo’s I hope you are having a fantastic day so far? Its the middle of the work week already, how time flies. While you are busy at work, we are busy looking for the best fashion style inspirations for you. Today we’ve gotten some interesting aso ebi styles, unlike…

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LIKE MOTHER LIKE DAUGHTER; TWINNING STYLES TO COPY

Hey Divas Mothers and Daughters, The Mother-Daughter bond is certainly a special one. Sometimes mom’s fashion sense even transcends to the daughter who looks up to her. Sometimes each has a style all her own. Regardless, they share a love that is unique and certainly special. Despite her sometimes-questionable clothing choices,…

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ASO OKE BRIDAL INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, Not sure if you noticed this but there are more traditional brides wearing aso-oke fabric. The aso oke trend that we saw last year was so rampant that this year it’s gotten even bigger and better. In case you wonder why the aso-oke was called the ‘top cloth’ or ‘clothing…

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