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.

MONDAY GELE AND MAKEUP IN PICTURES

Ads br 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”….

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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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MID-WEEK ASO EBI STYLES

Hey Lovelies I’ve learnt from past fashion experience’s to never say never because you just don’t know what you might be wearing next thanks to the ever changing trends. Typically, in the past some fashionable women would have said no to wearing the aso ebi to wedding celebrations because back…

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TUESDAY GELE IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Most ladies know how important Aso ebi is at a wedding or owambe. Some ladies go as far as not going for the wedding because they don’t have the Aso ebi and would not want to feel left out of the party. For some, they opt for other…

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GLITZY ASO EBI STYLES FROM THIS PAST WEEKEND

Hey Lovelies Getting ready early for a wedding ceremony this past weekend was most certainly a necessity and thankfully the holiday was right where we needed it to be. While you had the whole of Friday to relax, the rest gave you enough energy to wake up in the morning…

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MONDAY GELE IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, How much do our Nigerian women love headties? I would say very much as they absolutely cannot do without them. Be for normal day to day activities or party, a typical Nigerian woman will always have something to cover her head. These headties comes in different forms and…

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WEEKEND GELE INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, A gele is the best solution when you have a ‘bad-hair-day’ . These versatile garments can cause you to appear trendy and you are bound to see several heads turn when you wear one on your own head. First, it was Madam Kofo of ‘second chance’ doing the weird but beautiful gele…

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THE BEST ANKARA STYLES FOR PARENTS AND KIDS

Hi Damsels! Twins are a source of endless fascination, and there are more of them now than ever before. As a culture, we enforce a magical quality onto their existence, which can have little bearing on the hard facts of raising them. That aside, having twins comes with great joy. Nowadays…

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GELE STYLES FROM INSTAGRAM

Hey Divas, Many times, we may want to wrap our head with scarves but do not want to look like granny or sister Mary. We just want to stay in the middle and look trendy and nice especially when it comes to traditional African attire. Topping off an African ensemble…

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MID WEEK ASO EBI DESIGNS

Hey Lovelies If you are like me then you must have been pouring over images on Instagram. The social media platform has made it really easy to access and check up on the latest and trendiest style but there’s a glitch; There are styles that would definitely go undoubtedly unnoticed…

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WEDNESDAY GELE STYLE INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, Many Nigerian women regularly wear something to cover their hair.  It’s an easy solution when facing a bad hair day, and it’s also an attractive way to accessorize an outfit. Gele is mandatory for any party where traditional wear is the dress code; I’m talking about society weddings/engagement parties; Chieftaincy title parties, house…

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GELE IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, It is believed that some cultures used head wraps before the days of slavery so that men could show off their wealth and the level of their social status and so that women could prove that they were prosperous and spiritual. The gele, being an head wrap, is a…

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GELE STYLES FROM OVER THE WEEKEND

Hey Divas, You know how as ladies we use to dream of that perfect family, where we would wake up in the morning, cook food for the family, dress up the kids and receive a peck from our charming prince in the knight armour before stepping out for a new…

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YOU AND YOUR MINI-ME ASO EBI STYLES INSPO!

Hi Damsels! No doubt, parent-child twinning has always being an adorable thing to do, but no one would have taught the Ankara or any other traditional material would also be a cute outfit for parent twinning. The lace and Ankara material can be fashioned into different styles; they very cute fabrics…

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ASO EBI STYLES FROM THIS PAST WEEKEND

Hey Lovelies So this weekend I attended a friends wedding and trust me when I say I was wowed… The aso ebi styles I saw reminded me of why I love to share major style inspirations with you all. For many of you who attended this owambe ceremonies this past…

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BRIDAL GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Gele tying with make up is one of the fastest growing occupation as these professionals come up with new trends everyday such that we now have a variety of gele styles. Though, gele can be worn for day to day events, Nigerian brides especially love gele as a means…

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TURBAN IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, In the old days, ladies usually wore turban because of a certain family background or their religion. With the passage of time, the turban trend came back with glam. It’s not like it was before- then you only had one way to wear it and every other woman wore…

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CHECK OUT THESE KIDDIES ANKARA STYLES!

Hi Damsels! Nothing trills me more than seeing a child looking so adorable in an outfit which everyone assumes is meant to be for an adult. That’s why I’m equally always carried away by the mini-me outfits by parent and kids. As usual kids will always look adorable in what is…

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GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Owambe parties come in different forms, be it weddings, birthdays or funerals and as a custom in Nigeria and Africa a large, gele is a fundamental part of the attire needed for these owambes. Gele is usually the missing puzzle to make a complete African attire. As we…

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MID-WEEK ASO EBI STYLES

Hey Lovelies There’s a great aso ebi rule that everyone knows and that rule just has one word “SLAY”. Our mother’s slayed, their mother’s slayed and vice versa and so dressing in style is generational and we can’t afford to be slacking in our own generation. Unlike the rest of…

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MID-WEEK GELE PICTURES

Hey Divas, Wednesday is the day that signifies that weekend isn’t too far away. Apart from Fridays (the turn up day of the week), another day I look up to is Wednesdays. It signifies a tone down on the corporate fashion to lend on to more casual fashion and looks….

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ANKARA GELE IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Ladies love to rock Ankara fabrics a lot because of their versatility and exotic look. The Ankara gele is the in-thing now and fashionistas are donning it to various events. In fact, they portray the African woman’s identity. The beauty of Ankara gele is that you can mix…

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TUESDAY ASO EBI STYLES LOOK-BOOK

Hey Lovelies Your love for fashion is not something you should ever be ashamed of – there are several reasons why you shouldn’t be bothered about what people say, for one being fashionable and having a sense of style can get you very far in life and another thing is…

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WEDDING GUEST GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, In Nigerian culture, families and friends often wear similar fabric at cultural celebrations to show unity and support. At traditional weddings, women choose to wear aso-ebi can be thought of as the equivalent of a huge group of bridesmaids and they of course have their gele’s to match. Not…

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FRIDAY GELE INSPIRATIONS

Hey Divas, The head-tie popularly called Gele by the Nigerian Yoruba is a wedding accessory that has definitely come to stay. It is hardly ever possible to see a Nigerian bride at her wedding and not see her donning a Gele. Gele says so much about your fashion style and…

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ASTONISHING ANKARA STYLES TO SEE

Hey Divas, Most of you have probably heard of the word ‘Ankara’ once or more than once especially from women. For those of you who have never heard of it, Ankara is simply an African fabric. Ankara fashion has only been known to our mothers and fathers. At weddings, funerals…

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MID WEEK GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, Its Thursday, the official day that leaves just one more day before the weekend  I’m pretty much excited about as there is only one working day left in the week which is why we thought of giving you another dose of gele styles to see. We have established the fact…

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MID-WEEK ANKARA STYLES

Hey Lovelies There’s nothing that gives me more joy than coming across fabulous styles on Instagram; some of these styles are expected (by fashion beauty projections) while some are as a result of some creative genius either way am always excited because I know I would be adding something fabulous to…

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FABULOUS MID-WEEK ASO EBI STYLES

Hey Lovelies We could say “there’s a fairly analytical position we have to take when it comes to planning our wedding guest look” and we would be right. Instinctively we tend to dissect, question and analyze our stance as a wedding guest. These questions and thoughts are what form our…

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