June, 2017

CELEBRITY STYLE CRUSH: IYABO OJO

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Ads Hey Lovelies Dress sense sometimes doesn’t come as naturally as one would think. To get a dress sense, first there must be an urge, a passion for fashion and then one must have a keen eye. The journey to being fashionable is not a days job for many; some…

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ANKARA STYLES TO GET YOU READY FOR THE WEEKEND

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Hey Lovelies The weekend is going to be lit!!! at least for some of us. We’ve all been waiting for the weekend to arrive, granted there was a long holiday but still the activities we’ve planned out for this weekend are whats making us jittery with excitement. For many, sorting…

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FRIDAY NIGHT STYLE: CREATIVES!!!

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Hey Divas, It’s Friday! Friday! Friday! I can’t wait for the weekend literally, not that I have plans to do something spectacular, I’m definitely not included in anyone’s fun list either (well I might be surprised, fingers crossed) but the thought of not having to go to work is just…

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LATEST ANKARA STYLES FROM INSTAGRAM

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Hey Lovelies There are plenty of pieces to snap up, all you need is to find the one’s that are just about right. Instagram has made it easy for us to check out style inspirations, its amazing how the world has become a smaller place all thanks to the social…

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TOKE MAKINWA TAKES SOUTH AFRICA

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Hey Lovelies You already know we love Toke Makinwa and its not just all because of her style but because she’s an inspiration. The OAP has once again visited another country as part of her book tour, her book “UNBECOMING” has been tagged as one of the best selling book…

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CELEBRATING THE TRENDING WRAP DRESS FASHION

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Hey Divas, No dress can easily accomplish what the wrap dress has. The wrap dress is a favoured dress style among women of all ages and sizes and this is because the wrap dress can be worn in so many different ways and can flatter every figure type. The wrap dress…

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COOL DASHIKI STYLES YOU SHOULD SEE

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Hey Lovelies The Dashiki; the famous African print that made its way from the shore’s of the continent to an unknown land, not knowing, not realizing that it would pave way for an “eruption” of African print fashion in diaspora. This dashiki, taken from the northern part of the country…

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OLDER WOMEN STYLE WITH ACTRESS SOLA SOBOWALE

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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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4 MONEY QUESTIONS TO ASK IN A RELATIONSHIP

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Hi Damsels! Many woman have always wondered why their partners find it difficult to tell them the exact amount they earn monthly. This has brought about so many controversies in relationships. The bitter truths in relationships must be shared. Talking about money with anyone, even yourself, can be awkward as…

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LATEST ANKARA STYLES YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED

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Hey Lovelies The holiday was a much needed one, while some of us spent most of our time outside, dealing with friends and family; generally having a good time others spent their time at resorts or perhaps at one ceremony or event etc. Well it’s Wednesday and its time for…

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MID-WEEK ASO EBI FASHION

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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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CASUAL STYLES FOR THE MUSLIMAH THIS EID-EL FITRI

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Hey Lovelies The celebration begins today, the fast is about to end but that doesn’t and shouldn’t affect your sense of style. While during the celebration you would be rocking maxi’s, abaya’s and caftans, prior to that (which is now) you have to have something to wear if you are…

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THE ANKARA STYLES YOUR BABY GIRL WOULD FALL FOR

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Hi Damsels! Kids are easily attracted to different things, especially very colourful objects. Over time, I’ve come across kids whose bedrooms are so attractive with very lovely and colourful cartoon characters. Yes! This easily gives kids a high sense of belonging; they don’t have to fight for space in mum…

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ASO EBI STYLES: LACE

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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

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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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BRIDAL DRESSES INSPIRATION FOR COURT WEDDING

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Hey Divas,  You’re not doing the grand sweep down an aisle. You’ve opted for a magistrate’s court wedding. Which doesn’t make it any less special or noteworthy. Court weddings tend to be smaller, with only a couple of witnesses and a few family members at most. You can then invite your friends…

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WEDDING INSPIRATION; MUSLIM BRIDES

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Hey Divas, A Muslim wedding, known as the Nikkah, is celebrated with as much grandeur and elegance as any other religious wedding. And, when we hear the word- Muslim bride, our mind starts imagining a beautiful woman with distinctive eye makeup, royal sharara, and a remarkable jhoomar (head accessory). No doubt…

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KIDDIES STYLE CRUSH: AVA AND ANNABELLE

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Hi Damsels! Giving your kids that sense of pride isn’t just about sending them to the best schools or buying nice outfits for them. One notable way to give your kids a great sense of pride is by celebrating them. Now, celebrating them here doesn’t mean that you as their…

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RAMADAN STYLE WITH SAUFEEYA GOODSON

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Hey Lovelies Style is a personal thing; everyone wants to be stylish but they miss the point. Style is something that has to do with how you feel, what you like etc it has nothing to do with the other person however as much as we have different styles there’s…

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EMBELLISHED TURBANS IN PICTURES

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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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YOU’VE NEVER SEEN LINDA IKEJI LOOK THIS GOOD

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Hey Lovelies Another weekend, another Thisday life magazine and another fabulous shoot by TY Bello. The creative photographer took to her Instagram to share an exciting STORY… A gesture by Linda made her remember something in both their past, you should read. it would inspire you to Live. Meanwhile we…

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OFF- DUTY CASUAL STYLES FOR THE WEEKEND

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Hey Divas, We stare down our closets, five days a week, in search of the perfect professional-meets-fashionable ensembles, and by the time the weekend rolls around, a lady can be forgiven for not wanting to give an ounce of effort to her outfit. But here’s the thing about being a…

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CASUAL STYLES FOR THE MUSLIMAH THIS EID-EL FITRI

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Hey Lovelies The celebration begins today, the fast is about to end but that doesn’t and shouldn’t affect your sense of style. While during the celebration you would be rocking maxi’s, abaya’s and caftans, prior to that (which is now) you have to have something to wear if you are…

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CHURCH FASHION: A MIXED AFFAIR

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Hey Lovelies This weekend promises to hold up a lot of fun, although the weather seems a bit bleak due to the rain falls you need to remember the essence of the water from the sky. Although you should not allow the weather, however it may be tomorrow affect the…

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HOW TO MAKE YOUR BEAUTIFUL ANKARA NOTEBOOK [VIDEO]

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Hi Damsels It’s another beautiful DIY journey we are embarking on this day. Of course we get handy with our outfits, bags, shoes, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, hair bands, name it! The most common of all is the Ankara rope necklace. We freestyle with all the things around us, especially when we…

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LATEST ANKARA STYLES FOR WEDDINGS

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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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FRIDAY NIGHT STYLE; DASHING HAWT

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Hey Divas, It’s another Friday which I know we all love because of the two wonderful work free days that comes with it. But this weekend is quite special with the whole TGIF feeling as instead of getting two work free days, we’ve got four (Monday and Tuesday) as a…

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ANKARA STYLES: FRESH OFF THE GRAM

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Hey Lovelies This year has been full of trends and you could say its a spill off of many trends that started last year however we’ve gotten better at the styles. This year alone we’ve had the statement sleeve or what many call the exaggerated sleeve, we’ve had the bell…

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THURSDAY ANKARA LOOKBOOK

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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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BOY MEETS GIRL: ANKARA STYLES FOR COUPLES

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Hey Love’s Being in a relationship is exciting, stressful but magical. The joy of having someone to share all your love with is a feeling that is ethereal. While in a relationship, there would be times where you would want to match with your other half, this happens mostly when…

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WEDDING GUEST WILL LOVE THESE COOL STYLES

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Hey Lovelies The fun, the thrill, the excitement are a few of the emotions that make us smile when we receive a wedding invitation. There’s also this warmness that passes through you because you are going to honour and celebrate happily ever after with good friends of yours. Having to…

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ASO EBI GALLERY

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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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4 WEIRD HABITS THAT INTEREST YOUR PARTNER

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Hi Damsels! Usually, when you find yourself in a long-term relationship, you don’t just get along with your partner, the two of you tend to merge and become one person. Of course! Your union may be official or not, but you’re still going to share your not-for-the-public personas, and your…

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