August, 2017

6 BOB BRAIDS INSPIRATIONS

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Ads Hi Damsels! Believe it or not, long hair can be such a pain sometimes; you have got to use tons of products to wash and style it. Besides, if you are a beautiful black lady who is blessed with hair that is naturally thick and curly, long hair might…

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GELE STYLES FROM INSTAGRAM

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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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FASCINATING KIDDIES ANKARA STYLES

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Hi Damsels! There’s something I’ve always found very challenging while growing up; dressing up babies and kids, but babies especially. When dressing up babies, you’d notice they are too fragile to handle hence, you have to be very mindful of how best you deal with them, for they may slip…

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ANKARA DESIGNS THE LAGOS WAY

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Hey Lovelies Nigeria is such a big country but Lagos is the biggest city, there is nothing much more exciting than being in the midst of the hustle and bustle; the business of this coastal city is sometimes so surreal. Lagos or Eko like we call it has been compared…

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KIDDIES FASHION: ATTITUDE

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Hey Mama’s What makes your babies thick? Kids of this days have a mind of their own, they definitely don’t want mummy or daddy dressing them up all the time. While they truly appreciate parental effort, they would much rather have their own way. The fascinating thing about this turn…

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MID WEEK ASO EBI DESIGNS

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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

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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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FABULOUS ANKARA TRENDS YOU SHOULD SEE

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Hey Lovelies The Ankara style trend is arguably the best thing that happened to us in Nigeria and right now its the best thing that has happened to our fashion industry. With the fall of the Naira it was time to begin to checkmate our expenditure, it was time to…

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ZYNNELL ZUH IS A SULTRY STYLE STAR

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Hey Lovelies We often ask ourselves, “What constitutes a fashionable person”? “What characteristics does this person have that differentiate’s them from the rest of us in the world”? Well knowing what works and what doesn’t work is always the trick and this is what celebrities like Zynnell Zuh have got on…

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GELE IN PICTURES

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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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BREAKFAST MEAL: SPINACH SCRAMBLED EGG

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Hey Lovelies We’ve all got our lives planned out or else it would be in chaos. Nobody wants chaos and that’s why we are on a regimen, wake up in the morning, pray, exercise, brush your teeth and seek out your breakfast. Breakfast is a very important meal of the…

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MEET IYABO OJO’S FABULOUS KID’S

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Hey Lovelies Yummy Mummy and actress Iyabo Ojo has come a long way in acting, featuring in her first movie in 1998, the actress has moved up from a “sucess hungry” actress to a well verse writer, producer and director. The actress who is also a philantrophist is a mother…

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SEE THE HAUSA WEDDING OF HALIMA AND ABDULAZIZ

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Hey Divas, Just how important are wedding ceremonies? Wedding ceremonies serve several purposes and they are often a cherished moment in a couple’s history. A wedding ceremony is often utilized as a public display of marriage vows and of the couple entering into the marital contract. For many couples, the focus…

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BRIDAL GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

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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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CHALLENGING AUGUST IN LAYERED FRILLS

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Hey Lovelies I love a simple look, while I admire people who go the extra mile, a simple cropped tee and high waist palazzo would do it for me however there are times when I have to admit that I am in love with a certain trend, not because everyone…

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THE CHIC ANKARA STYLES THIS MONTH HAS TO OFFER

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The easiest way to dress in the latest trends and styles asides from coming to Madivas-Mag on a daily basis is by paying attention to what the most stylish people in the world have been wearing and the list includes celebrities, influence(rs) and bloggers. As usual we have taken a…

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TURBAN IN PICTURES

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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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COOL PURPLE NAILS IDEAS

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Hey Divas, Usually, the first thing you think about when you decide to go ahead and do your nails or get them done, is what color you’ll be using. Depending on what kind of look you are going for, you will either choose something that can go with almost everything,…

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CHURCH OUTFIT PICK’S FOR SUNDAY

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Hey Lovelies What’s your plan this Sunday? If you are a christian girl like me you know you have to get to church. Sundays are for service and service requires an outfit.Here’s the church outfit picks for this Sunday: Skirts For those who love to wear skirts to church, the…

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4 TYPES OF TRENDY HAIRSTYLES YOU SHOULD TRY

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Hey Lovelies Every decade has a list of trending hairstyles, while the basic in itself still remains the same, the styling however have taken quite a different turn. Today we would be sharing with you the latest hairstyles information- for a while there have been some amazing hairstyles  that has been trending…

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HIJAB STYLE: MINIMALIST OUTFIT IDEAS

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Hey Lovelies Covering up is a part of the Muslim womens duty, while its a choice to choose how you do this or how you interpret the words in the holy book one thing you mustn’t forget is to do it stylishly. The questions on our lips now is: Are…

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FRIDAY NIGHT STYLE: BLAZING IN RED

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Hey Lovely Ladies Whats popping? Its going be fire Tonight all thanks to that smoking hot red outfit you would be wearing. It’s amazing how a colour can give you a different personality. If you are one of those ladies that love the minimalist look, today isn’t the day for…

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KIDDIES ANKARA STYLE

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Hey Mama’s – Hi to any Papa reading this too… Did you know that your kids have a mind of their own? While I can’t remember anything from when I was young, I’ve been teased about how nutty I was, how playful I could be and how determined to wear…

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COLLEGE FASHION: RADIANT VIBE

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Hey Lovelies Who says college girls shouldn’t be fashionable? the term “coolest kid in the campus” stems out of the fact that there are some students that are simply creative with their looks making them the envy of the school. As a college student while your books comes first your…

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GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

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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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7 TIMES FUNKE AKINDELE BELLO #MRS.FAB SLAYED

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Hey Lovelies Today is a great day in the life of Funke Akindele Bello. Its her birthday today and as the star reaches the big 4.0 she also celebrate’s her one year anniversary with hubby and bestie Adul *JJC Skillz* Rasheed Bello. The actress and film maker is celebrating so much…

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FRESHLY PICKED KIDDIES FASHION YOU SHOULD SEE!

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Hi Damsels! With the growing awareness of environmental issues worldwide, more and more parents are so worried about the impact of the products purchased for their kids, thus investing in eco-friendly materials when dressing and accessorizing their children. Besides, parents are concerned about the quality of products bought; most upcoming…

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NEW ANKARA STYLES YOU SHOULD SEE

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Hey Lovelies With every new season comes a new wave of creativity, trends, fashion and style and of cause when it comes to stylish fashion we know we either want to recreate them or shop for. While there’s an onslaught of new western trends there’s also a huge change in…

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ANKARA OUTFIT IDEAS YOU SHOULD SEE

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Hey Lovelies The ankara trend all depends on how best you can intepret it. Fashion and personality go hand in hand and we’ve said as much however figuring out what suits you and what you are comfortable with is the first step to becoming stylish, and so we’ve decided to…

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MID-WEEK ASO EBI STYLES

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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

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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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