October, 2017

ASO EBI STYLES: MAGNIFIQUE!

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Hey Lovelies Ignoring the height of publicity that the aso ebi style has gain is a full-hardy move literally. When people are out on a quest, looking for the most interesting and bedazzling native styles that would stand out, you too should be on that quest most especially when that…

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ANKARA STYLES: FASHION FEVER

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Hey Lovelies The last thing you would expect when you are attempting to try out an Ankara piece is a non-sartorial attribute and you shouldn’t expect it because the tailoring of the Ankara fabric into high fashion pieces is whats in right now. The contemporary parallels comes into a sharp…

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LOVE CAMO? HERE ARE COOL WAYS TO ROCK IT

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Hey Lovelies Everybody and their mothers seem to be wearing Camo this days, from celebrities like Tiwa Savage and other influence(rs) Camo’s typically seem tough and masculine and that’s because they are the uniform for members of the armed forces and thus they give up a very interesting and fierce…

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CONQUER THE WEEKEND WITH THESE ANKARA STYLES

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As far as its not the red carpet, I see no reason why your clothes can’t be pretty super comfortable after-all they were made for wearing, walking and wowing so how else would you achieve these three things if you don’t make sure that your choices are as functional as…

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SEE WEEKEND STYLES FOR THIS HOT SEASON

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Hey Divas, Friday is the ultimate day when our minds run wild with weekend possibilities. But, whether your two days off are reserved for back-to-back errands,  partying, or even a clear agenda of no plans, you deserve to kick off the end of the work week in comfortable clothes. After…

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LEARN HOW TO MAKE A TSHIRT BAG WITHOUT SEWING

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Hey Divas, Let’s talk fashion… It’s fun to follow trends, and we also love buying vintage clothing. However we wear clothes and use items until we’re sick of them, and then they usually end up getting thrown out. It’s fine to get sick of your clothing or your pillow cases, but…

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AFROCENTRIC STYLES FOR THE HIPSTER GIRL

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Hey Lovelies Labeling in fashion exist and one prominent label that’s been around for the ages is the ‘Hispster Style’… In 2017 however, the definition of a hipster style takes on a more modern out-look than in the 90’s. Today those who have a touch or are totally into the…

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TURBAN STYLES TO SEE THIS FRIDAY

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Hey Divas, Tying a piece of cloth around the head is not specific to any one cultural group. Men and women have worn and continue to wear some type of fabric head covering in many societies. What does appear to be culturally specific, however, is the way the fabric is…

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FRIDAY NIGHT STYLE: SHOW-OFF

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Hey Lovelies There’s something about hanging out on Friday night especially when you are with your girls, whether you are single or not there are times when you just want to be in the company of your best pals. Hanging out with your girls is so appealing, think- good food,…

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THURSDAY GELE IN PICTURES

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Hey Divas, A gele is without a doubt one of the simplest yet chicest of accessories. We think of African women wearing them with panache while making an effortless and elegant fashion statement, but actually, it is a special finishing touch across the globe and across borders. The gele can also stand…

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STREET STYLE LOOKS FROM LFDW- DAY 1

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Guys! its fashion week and yesterday was the day one… Although we aren’t really too trilled with some of the looks- (Whats happening guys!!!) There were still of cause some dressings that did good and we’ve got that covered, check them below:

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7 ANKARA STYLES MADE FOR WEARING, WALKING AND WOWING!

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The African print fabric is stepping into more spotlights this year; it’s taken over the worlds 2017 runway all thanks to Stella McCartney’s. The designer who showcased her Spring/Summer 2018 Collection at the just concluded Paris fashion week did so with most of her major pieces made from the African…

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MID WEEK GELE STYLES- GLOW UP

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Hey Divas, If there’s one accessory we always have on hand as Africans, it’s a gele, the eternally and effortlessly chic accessory you can wear all year round (though materials may vary). They dress up any look. They’re an easy way to add a kick to your ensemble. They offer…

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ANKARA STYLES: CHANGING THE NARRATIVE

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Hey Lovelies “Yesterday is gone and tomorrows on the way” is a cool quote that I heard from The musicians Ibeyi… This reminds me of how far the African Continent has come in terms of changing the narrative and where we are going. As much as we may go about…

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GELE IDEAS IN PICTURES

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Hey Divas, A gele can be considered an object in an informal rite of passage for Nigerian women. At some point, a young woman learns to tie this large, unwieldy piece of cloth as a personal adornment worn with the traditional family uniform (aso ebi) for special occasions such as weddings, funerals,…

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7 LATEST ANKARA STYLES YOU HAVE TO SEE

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Hey Lovelies How do you dress every other day? Every other day’s style is known as “Casual” which if interpreted can be termed relaxed but for the purpose of this post I would rather use the word unceremonious, why? Well, simple because many people think laid back styles involve flip…

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100 % FANTASTIC AFRICAN PRINT OUTFIT IDEAS

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Hey Lovelies #Made in Africa… This is 100% the African trend of the Millennium… This trend is to promote and change the narrative to reflect that Africa is not filled up with third world countries and Malaria only, rather it is such a beautiful place with untapped resources- skills and natural…

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WEEKEND LOOKS TO MAKE YOU HAPPIER

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Hey Divas, Saturday is the day for shopping and catching up with friends, so choose clothes that are elegant and softly tailored. Whether you’re shopping, catching up with friends or enjoying the outdoors, go for elegant and softly tailored weekend dressing with an emphasis on comfort and timeless chic with….

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LEARN HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN EMBELLISHED SUNGLASSES

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Hey Divas, What’s more glamorous than a pair of  sunglasses? On your face, they give you a mysterious, movie-star look. On top of the head, they serve as a chic headband. Not only that, it is often regarded as a fashion accessory but they are more for protection from wind,…

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