June, 2017

CELEBRITY STYLE CRUSH: IYABO OJO

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

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!!!

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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10 WAYS TO ROCK THE PERFECT ANDROGYNOUS STYLE

Hey Divas, Do you crave the looks of the young boys in Japan whom you can’t be sure if they’re girls or boys? You want people to turn heads when you walk wondering if you are a girl or a boy? You simply are dissatisfied with the range of appearances…

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LATEST ANKARA STYLES FROM INSTAGRAM

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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AWESOME AFRICAN HAIRSTYLES TO ROCK THIS TIME

Hi Damsels! African hairstyles are just too beautiful, especially the braids, but there is always the saying that whatever has an advantage equally has a disadvantage. Yes! While braids are a protective hairstyle, they definitely put a strain on your own hair, especially long braids. If your hair is fine,…

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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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CASUAL STYLES FOR THE MUSLIMAH THIS EID-EL FITRI

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

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

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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BRIDAL DRESSES INSPIRATION FOR COURT WEDDING

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

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

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

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

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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YOU’VE NEVER SEEN LINDA IKEJI LOOK THIS GOOD

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

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

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

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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LOOK OF THE DAY: TITI’S PASSION-FLORAL FOR JUNE

Hey Lovelies The beauty of style is being able to create new and interesting ways to rock a piece; maybe you’ve gotten a particular item ages ago and you can’t find new ways to rock it and so this piece is locked somewhere in your closet for a period waiting…

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THE TOP 5 MOST EXPENSIVE SNEAKERS OF ALL TIMES

Hey Divas, If you are anything like me, then you would agree that shoe collecting is a sport in its own right. When compiling a fancy collection, price can be no object. For ladies that love sneakers, the following uber expensive pairs of sneakers should not dissuade you from purchase,…

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HOW TO MAKE YOUR BEAUTIFUL ANKARA NOTEBOOK [VIDEO]

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

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

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

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

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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BOY MEETS GIRL: ANKARA STYLES FOR COUPLES

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

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

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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PICTURE PERFECT GROOM AND GROOMSMEN OUTFITS

Hey Lovelies If you are a man reading this then thumbs up and if you are a lady, then we are assuming you want to make suggestions for your man; Weddings are ultimately stressful and trust me when I say it’s stressful for all party except that the women take…

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4 WEIRD HABITS THAT INTEREST YOUR PARTNER

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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