July, 2017

CELEBRITY STYLES FROM THIS PAST WEEKEND

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Hey Lovelies What have your favorite celebrity being up to?  Just like we were surrounded with so much activities this past weekend, our favorite celebrity was also occupied attending one wedding or the other or one show to the next. And so because we were curious on what they wore to…

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ANKARA STYLES TO START THE NEW WEEK

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Hey Divas, One of the major fabric we can say have been consistent in the fashion world (not only in Africa) is the Ankara fabric. Ankara has been able to maintain the focus point every week as it is worth seeing with so many different amazing styles. These amazing Ankara…

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ASO EBI STYLES: FABULOSITY

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Hey Lovelies This past weekend was a wedding weekend for me and it was fun and exciting. While I wasn’t among the “aso ebi ladies” I made sure to look good too, however I kept admiring the aso ebi styles that I came across. During weddings, its a delight to…

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GELE IN PICTURES

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Hey Divas, Recession or not, fashion marches on and so does the Gele. Let’s face it ladies; wear the wrong gele style, and you might as well have a giant L for learner branded on your forehead. We are all familiar with the various trends of gele styles we’ve been…

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CORPORATE WOMEN’S WEAR: TRENDY

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Hey Lovelies There are several golden  rules that you need to adhere to as a fashion forward woman. Yes, yes we know we said no rules but well lets just call this a guide shall we. You see one of this golden rules is to always look “your best” in…

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NON-ASI EBI WEDDING GUEST STYLES

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Hey Divas, There are many reasons why attending a wedding without the obligation to be in the bridal party is the ideal situation. You get to sip champagne, dance, and party on someone else’s dime. It’s especially excellent because it means you can choose or buy a dress you actually want…

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LAZY GIRL ANKARA STYLES FOR THE WEEKEND

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Hey Divas, It’s finally saturday, which means only one thing – it’s time to start thinking about having fun. Five days a week, we look through our closet for perfect professional fashionable ensemble and by the time the weekend comes around, we are not giving an ounce or effort for…

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ROSELIMA’S STYLE GOT US SWOONING

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Hey Lovelies There are arguably a percentage of people on this earth that are pretty stylish but are buried deep under the world of celebrity styles and other noises. Thanks to Instagram however we have been able to see these people surface and we are totally blown away by how much artsy…

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6 PERFECT GELE STYLES YOU NEED TO SEE

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Hey Divas, Nigerians are exceptional people , we pick up on trends and follow through, then we take the liberty to add some spice and boom to make it more stunning. This is the typical case of the gele which we have fully embraced and spiced up with the dazzling…

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WEEKEND ANKARA CASUAL STYLES

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Hey Lovelies How do you feel when you hear the beat blasting from the speakers… Yeah that’s right you want to burst a move or two. Well you know when you are for the taken you feel alive, you feel the flow but wait a minute whats that stopping you…

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FRIDAY NIGHT STYLE: PAPARAZZI

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Hey Divas, As the weekend rolls around, you start hearing about the huge party that will be happening on Friday night. Without a doubt you plan on attending! Now all you have to do is figure out what to wear… Having to overthink getting dressed on the weekends just isn’t on…

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10 OF THIS WEEKS BEST ANKARA STREET STYLES

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Hey Lovelies Heads-up… its not the time you should be looking away, its the time to stay focused as we have the best news for you this noon. As per usual practice you know we enjoy bringing you weekly installments of the best Ankara street styles that we’v come across…

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ONE ASO EBI FABRIC, 8 STYLES

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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 to…

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ANKARA JUMPSUIT TREND

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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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TIPS FOR TAKING CARE OF YOUR NAILS

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Hey Lovelies A lot of us do not realize how vital our nails are, whether the toe nails or our finger nails… For our toe nails, slapping on some nail colors is not going to help heal that crack that was caused because you hit your leg somewhere and broke…

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SECOND WEDDING OUTFITS FOR BRIDES

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Hey Divas, There are so many things to do when you are getting married. It can be overwhelming to even the most organized bride because every bride wants their wedding to be memorable. You have to set the date, secure where the wedding and the reception will be held, get…

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GELE GLAM FROM INSTAGRAM

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Hey Divas, As much as I love parties and owmabes, I was never a fan of gele. I often thought it was a thing for the older women, but whenever I saw it on young ladies, it radiates off that beautiful and stunning look that I love but never could…

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TWO PIECE ANKARA SET

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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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LATEST ANKARA STYLES YOU SHOULD SEE

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Hey Lovelies Unlike the celebrities we do not have a phone filled up with contacts from the best fashion stylist or designers around, all we have is the contact of that best friend that is always a ‘Slayer’ and of cause the book marked web pages in which madivas mag…

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ANKARA STYLES: CONTROL

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Hey Lovelies The fuss of a new piece is just ethereal; simple put, you just don’t understand what you feel when you have a new piece of clothing. There’s this renewed refreshment that you have, suddenly you can see clearly and all the items in your closet are worthy of…

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CELEBRITY STYLE CRUSH: KEHINDE BANKOLE

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Hey Lovelies A star may have a gazillion contacts on their phone, this contact can consist of the biggest fashion vendors, designers and stylist in town but if that star doesn’t have a personal style then he/she is just a walking fashion disaster, happening or waiting to happen. Your personal…

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How I got Free from Unsafe Abortion

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“21-year old girl found dead after attempted abortion”! This headline on my favorite blog got me frowning, what a sad news on a Monday morning. The news got even worse when I opened the blog to find out that the dead girl in question was my course mate- Sade. OMG!…

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WEDDING GUEST OUTFIT IDEAS FOR THE SLAYONCE

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Hey Lovelies Whether we care to admit it or not, weddings are difficult to dress for especially when its a themed wedding. Naturally we have three types of wedding ceremonies as Africans; the first and most important being the traditional marriage, the rest are in no particular order. For the…

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TUESDAY GELE FASHION

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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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NATURAL VIBE EVERYDAY MAKEUP TUTORIAL

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Hey Lovelies We all want a little something when we are heading out- and see there that term “a little something” is what we are going to be emphasizing on in this post.  For me slapping up highlighter, adding mascara, using a kajal is about the most natural type of…

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PEARL THUSI’S BIKINI STYLE IS ON FIRE

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Hey Lovelies I’ve found that many of us “African Women” are extremely shy when it comes to opening up our bodies to the sun. One shouldn’t be shy when it comes to showing off your beautiful God giving body especially when we are out on the beach or getting ready to…

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TOP 5 WAYS TO ACHIEVE UNDERARM DETOX

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Hi Damsels! Underarms detox is a real movement happening right now in the natural beauty community. This is an actual pit on your body that collects sweat and bacteria. The armpit remains closed, unless you are pumping in dancing. If you add in deodorants which have often been criticized for containing…

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ASO EBI STYLES: DISPLAY

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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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GELE STYLES FROM LAST WEEKEND

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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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THIS IS WHAT GUYS LOVE TO SEE ON LADIES

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Hey Lovelies I’ve had several conversation with my male colleagues about dressing, not necessarily because I care about what they think (mind you I dress for myself and I believe you should dress for yourself too) but many because somehow they love to tell me their opinions. Men wonder if…

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5 TIPS ON MAKING YOUR RELATIONSHIP LAST

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Hi Damsels! In a relationship, a little effort from both parties is required to make things work, but it shouldn’t be a constant struggle. The beginning of any relationship almost always seems easy because there aren’t many problems to resolve just yet, and all the excitement is distracting. There’s bound…

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GELE STYLES FOR THE WEEKEND

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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

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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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