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.

LEARN HOW TO TIE THE BOW GELE (VIDEO)

Ads Hey Divas, West African fashion is gaining more influence on the continent and around the world – and nowhere is it more obvious than in the elaborate head wraps so distinct to Nigeria, known as “geles”. No doubt, gele has become an important fashion accessory for many Nigerian women…

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PEPPERDEM ASO EBI STYLES YOU SHOULD SEE

Hey Lovelies Usually we always wait till mid week to bring you more troves of Aso ebi styles however we can’t wait to share some of the pepperdem aso ebi styles that we’ve been seeing on the gram. This past weekend was filled up with grande weddings and with every big…

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GELE STYLES FROM LAST WEEKEND

Hey Divas, Many of you might not know this but the Nigerian Gele has different styles and names…you’ve got “Boy’s- follow-me”, “ceiling fan”, “hand fan”… and many others. Some ladies tie them to be so outrageously wide that they cover everyone behind or beside them. Geles are indeed very beautiful and fascinating when tied. It…

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SEE THE LATEST ASO EBI STYLES FROM THE WEEKEND

Hey Lovelies Native attire’s are classy and cool… Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Ankara and Lace are the most prominent fabrics used to sew the latest types of native attires however other fabrics like George, Velvet, Polyester etc have been known to pop up every now and then. For…

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FRIDAY TURBAN LOOKBOOK

 Hey Divas, We are all over the turban head accessory trend that was so endearing during the 40’s and 70’s. It has now made a huge come back on the streets, on the runways, in editorials and everywhere you turn.  We cannot get enough of this accessory that’s reminiscent of an Arabian…

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MID-WEEK ASO-EBI STYLES FABULOUSITY

Hey Lovelies As usual we try to get an entirely new outfit for whatever traditional inspired cermony that we need to attend. Of cause we don’t even have a choice when we are handed an aso ebi package. For traditional ceremonies its expected that from head to toe you would…

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WEDNESDAY GELE LOOKBOOK

Hey Divas, African fashion has become more popular in recent years and has since continue to be a trend in the fashion industry. Remarkably, drawing inspiration from their African culture and heritage, Nigerian fashion designers have demonstrably honed their skills and talents in this area through impeccable arts and designs….

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HOW TO TIE ANKARA TURBAN HEADWRAP (VIDEO)

Hey Divas, There are variations in the world of turban styling which is one of the things that makes this trend funky. You don’t have to worry about it giving you one particular look every time you tie it as there are various funky styles you can tie thereby giving…

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MONDAY GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, The traditional African head tie comes in different variations, thanks to the various materials which can be used. It’s best to use a heavy fabric like cotton or silk to get the attainable style like the turban trend of the moment. Gele, the popular gravity-defining stylish head tie,…

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CUTE STYLES FOR A PATRIOTIC NIGERIAN KID

Hi Damsels! One often constantly hears one side charging the other: “Please let’s put sentiments aside and be patriotic here”, in garden talks and beer parlor political conversations. Such admonitions are fairly common when Nigerians of different political, ethnic and religious persuasions engage in political conversations. Over time, I have…

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THURSDAY GELE LOOKBOOK

Hey Divas, The wearing of scarfs by women is an old tradition in the African and other cultural settings. African’s indeed take pride in their scarfs and headgears, and for them they are indeed a crown of beauty. Since the late nineteenth century and even today, the wearing of scarfs…

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MID WEEK GELE IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Gele are essentially a type of head tie worn by women in the Western Africa country of Nigeria. In contrast to the head ties worn in some other African countries, like Ghana, Gele are usually rather large and ornate, and as a result are associated with ceremonial wear…

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LEARN HOW TO TIE PLEATED GELE LIKE A PRO (VIDEO)

Hey Divas, Over the past few years we’ve seen an explosion of African print and culture in the mainstream. From the epidemic of dashikis to the notorious need-to-see-to-believe ‘Ghana-Must-Go’ bags, you don’t need to go far nowadays to catch an essence of Africa. Even so, despite seeing a hint of kente here…

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MATCHING OUTFITS FOR PARENTS AND KIDS

Hi Damsels! Several rules exist in matching outfits and one of them is that you don’t have to match things exactly. Yes! The fact that you are emphasizing on a matching outfit especially with your kids doesn’t mean you have to wear exactly the same style or totally the same…

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TURBAN STYLES IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, The turban is essentially a headgear that uses fabric of varying width and length, which is twisted and turned around the head. The wrapped folds derived produce a “fitted effect” akin to a stitched or an engineered head covering. Though length, style, color, and fabric may vary as…

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GREEN GELE INSPIRATIONS

Hey Divas, Like the saying goes “green with envy”. Green is a colour that brings life to any outfit, it is vibrant, beautiful and makes you glow. Green is widely known as the color of nature and money. It is also a relaxing color, as it represents growth and wealth….

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10 RITZY MID-WEEK ASO EBI STYLES INSPIRATION

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MAGNIFICENT GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, The average Nigerian is a party lover! But if we were to have a poll on which article of clothing is most favoured by the women, I’m sure we will be looking at gele and the very many ways of tying this amazing piece of art. Beautiful thing…

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MONDAY GELE AND MAKEUP IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Gele is a very important form of expressing our cultures and traditions in Nigeria. Ibos call this headgear, Ichafu while Yorubas call it Gele. This gele cannot be overlooked when it comes to occasions. The Yorubas especially, love and cherish this aspect of fashion like “kilode”. Hardly would…

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OUTSTANDING ASO EBI STYLES SELECTIONS

Hey Lovelies You must be ready for this weeks dose of aso ebi goodness; the aso ebi trend is not an underdog, if anything it gets all the attention, always and that’s partly due to the creative skills and talent that each aso ebi style represents. With the aso ebi…

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ASO EBI STYLES LOOK-BOOK

Hey Lovelies The extravaganza’s from the previous weekend is still rolling over, so much so that there are still some fabulous aso ebi style ideas we want to share with you… You definitely would want to see this look-book and we are bringing it to you because we promised not…

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THURSDAY GELE LOOKBOOK

Hey Divas, The Gele is a traditional Nigerian Headwrap. It is worn during special occasions as an accessory to the traditional attires. Gele is usually made out of heavy or stiff fabric that can be wrapped and moulded into a specific shape. Fabrics from Switzerland and Austria are very popular,…

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MID-WEEK ASO EBI DESIGNS YOU SHOULD SEE

Hey Lovelies As far as fashion goes, there are some styles that don’t always have the best connotation because they do nothing for you especially when it comes to getting ready for a party which you know would be a celebration of everything including the fashion and style. Usually people…

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ANKARA ASO EBI STYLES LOOK-BOOK

Hey Lovelies You’d be forgiven if you only associated the Ankara fabric to casual wears only- everyone knows that the fabric is the number one choice when it comes to aso ebi packages. Before all types of lace took center stage, the Ankara fabric was champion for all special occasions,…

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ANKARA HEADWRAPS INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, Headwraps have gradually started to take over the space in our closets once occupied by wide brim hats. It’s hard not to gravitate towards these accessories, especially in the summer when they help to keep our hair and scalp stylishly protected from the sun. The headwrap is that extra…

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THE BEST ASO EBI STYLES FROM THIS PAST WEEKEND

Hey Lovelies Any one else got the “Slayonce” Vibe this past weekend? If you followed our aso ebi look-book throughout last week you would definitely have gotten the vibe- Looking good is feeling good and on that account I believe that you would be interested in today’s aso ebi style…

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ANKARASTIC WEEKEND WITH THE KIDS

Hi Damsels! Ankara style is one of the most popular clothing trends for people of all ages, which is why it’s not at all surprising that Ankara styles for children are also steadily gaining popularity. With the help of cute Ankara designs for little divas, you can not only make…

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JUMAT TURBAN STYLES

Hey Divas, Turban has a very distinctive love relationship with people and has been on and off for decades.  If you love experimenting with new and adventurous ways of styling your hair, this one is for you ladies. The introduction of the turban has set off some great inspiration and the…

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MINI-ME FASHION: FLATTERING STYLES YOU SHOULD SEE!

Hi Damsels! I’d like to welcome everyone of us to the world of mini-me fashion; a world where mothers dress their children in scaled-down versions of their favourite outfits, from cocktail dresses to designer skinny jeans, cashmere coats and even kitten heels. However, creating a tiny version of yourself may be…

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THURSDAY GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, As we wind down the working week, Thursday allows us to be productive as this is like the last official day of the week before the weekend. Thursday is also a day of positivity and has a lightness to it that helps us to get things done and…

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ASO EBI STYLES INSPIRATION FOR THE FASHION GIRL

Hey Lovelies In your daily life of running around and doing errands you can get away with wearing anything after all you are just heading to the grocery store or super market, however when it comes to down to going out for an event especially one that is traditionally themed,…

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MID-WEEK ASO EBI STYLES

Hey Lovelies, Last month we saw an overwhelming amount of aso ebi styles that hit the streets and our social media pages, each style more covetable than the next. The average aso ebi styles were transformed into striking pieces that got the ‘cool mark’ by way of extravagant adornments, exaggerated…

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MID WEEK GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, Just how important is Wednesday? Wednesday is the perfect time to get clear about what you want and where you are heading. Wednesday is also the perfect time to schedule meetings, networking events and any important calls. It is also the perfect day to express yourself to a…

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TUESDAY EMBELLISHED GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Head gear has become a new movement and Gele is a serious affair in Africa. Although head dressing can be found in almost every African culture, the gele has gone from beyond  a mere head covering, to a creation of art. The gele fashion is a trend all…

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GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, The Slogan “Choose your style and live it” makes the fashion world worthwhile, because we have come to appreciate our styles over time, we have moved forward in adding colors and spices to our native culture. The world of gele head gear is not an exception, it has really evolved…

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WEEKEND ANKARA STYLES: YOLO!

Hey Lovelies First let me state here that if you are not a millennial then this post is definitely not for you… Why? Well except you are confident enough to rock exaggerated cuts, open back and the likes then you could stay but if not here’s a link that would…

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FRIDAY TURBAN INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, Wearing any head tie requires quite a lot of confidence.This is because in your quest to look good, you probably don’t know if you gotten it right or otherwise. Wearing a turban demands confidence. You have to believe; truly believe, in your look. You have to commit as…

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GELE GLAM IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, This is the season to tie gele. Whether to the church or any social event during this festive season, no native outfit is complete without a headgear. Popularly referred to as gele, the headgear is an indispensable fashion accessory. It is crispy, colourful and long enough to form any…

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6 ICONIC AVANT GARDE GELE STYLES TO SEE

Hey Divas, It is a new era for gele In Africa and I’m sure everyone would agree with me. For the past few years, we have seen so many gele styles that have broken the internet and has made parties and Aso ebi more fun. Thanks to social media, make…

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