In all honesty, I never intended for my Oleku to be this short. This is all my tailor’s fault. I mean this is a good three yards of material and my tailor could barely whip out a good wrapper out of it. I didn’t realize until my sister pointed it out to me that my tailor is completely wasteful with materials, you go to his workshop and half of your material is lying in his bin as waste. This is very disheartening to me as I dislike waste of any sort but then (sad face) its so hard to find a good and affordable tailor and so I am staying put.
Another confession, this is the very first time in my fashionista fashionati fashion conscious adult life I am tying a wrapper of any sort so I do hope I fared well. I didnt bother with gele, I am totally hopeless with that, I couldn’t tie a good gele even if there was a million dollar bet placed on it. I just cant and I blame my mother and sister for this, growing up, my every attempt at tying the gele only gets them bursting into laughter after which they advise me , for my own good not to walk out the door in whatever it is I got on my head …sigh… . You do get the general picture now I hope? Continue reading What I wore – Oleku
I so loved Miroslava Duma in her two piece pants, I just had to dedicate a post to it. Perfect execution. I will be posting more street style inspiration as I come across them., do stay tuned.
I saw this Tees for the first time on BBM when a friend uploaded the pix up on his DP. My eyes popped, the slogan totally got me. I mean, ever since Drake popularized this slogan I live for it. Somethings I would hesitate to do normally , I only have to think of how YOLO and BOOM, I take the plunge. Honestly, if it were just for the aesthetics of this Tee, I wont have purchased it as I am not exactly crazy about the fit, I think is runs a bit small for my size but Hey, its a YOLO tee, I had to absolutely have it and make it work somehow. Lol!
Encryption Tees have been with us in fashion for a while now and honestly, I dont think they going anywhere soon at least not as long as brands keep coming up with slogans that resonates with our sensibilities. Do you love yourself a slogan Tee? Would you really buy a Tee or shirt just for what’s written across it like I did or is the design and style first and encryption secondary? Continue reading What I Wore – Y. O. L. O
Honestly In my head, Bohemian hairdo = fashionista (I think the same thing of the turban look too) . I love the eccentricity it adds to an outfit, it makes me feel like I can wear anything and get away with it. Like I could decide to mix prints or wear a bustier bodysuit with a long ass black skirt and get away with it.
I got this skirt at a very ridiculously cheap price, it was just another long ass black skirt lost in the midst of many, seriously who wears such long skirts these days anyways? Well unless you are a CU student, lol! (my Naija people get the joke). I spotted the skirt and automatically fell in love with the high waist, upon further inspection, I discovered it was Givenchy too, trust I was absolutely SOLD! Ofcourse, I kept a straight face, priced the skirt, paid the pittance and walked away with a huge huge grin on my face, I mean its not everyday one stumbles upon a Givenchy find while thrifting.
Top – Asos bodysuit, Skirt – Givenchy, Pumps – HM
This is the second time ever I am wearing this shorts since I got them last year, I have got lots of clothes like this in my wardrobe therefore I have compelled myself to shop my closet more this month instead of fixating on buying new stuff. In that vein, I dug this bermuda shorts out of my closet. What attracted me to the shorts initially was the prints, loved it on first sight, got it during one my thrifting bouts last year. I decided to go risque by pairing it with stripes, this combination got my sister rolling her eyes once again but atleast this time she thought it was cool. Yay! What do you think guys? Is it a yay? or ? Continue reading What I wore – Bermuda Shorts
Its the weekend again, do you have weddings, parties to attend? Get inspired by these looks I put together . I initially set out to do one look out of boredom but I loved all three of those skirts and decided to feature all three of them together. You love the styling?
This post was inspired by the mustard dress. I love this colour so much right about now. Its very bright and cheery and doesn’t need too much color as it already is a statement on its own. The royal blue clutch contrasts perfectly against the bright plum. You could wear this outfit to a wedding, movie premiere and stay classy. This is my very first Polyvore post. I think I found a new past time :D. What do you think of my selection?
Mondays arent exactly the best day of the week, generally noone really looks forward to it, I know I dont. The weekend is too short and We all need to come together to agree that there need be a day after Sunday, just before Monday. I bet just thinking about the workload the new week is enough to throw even the best of us into some sort of fashion rut . To make things easier, I have decided that we need Monday inspiration to help us with our wardrobe for the week, we all know I hope? for I can almost swear by it that Fashion has the magic wand to lift our spirit, just think of that boost of confidence you get when you know you are looking good or that smile that comes to your face when you get a compliment or even the urge you have to step out when you have just the right outfit for the day? For this section, we will be bringing people with real style who have not failed time after time to stun us with their sartorial style choices.
Because I have been obsessing over Ezinne’s style for a while now and have been collecting her pictures where and when I can, I figure we might as well start with her. She is an A list fashion stylist having worked with celebrities such as Genevieve Nnaji, Monalisa Chinda to mention but a few, Oh and she was also one of the stylist behind the just concluded 2013 Miss Nigeria pageant,
She is currently fashion editor at Genevieve magazine after so many months at Wow Magazine where she shunned out powerful editorials after editorials. Anyway without so much ado, guys I present Ezinne Chinkata to you. So what do you think? Are you Inspired yet?
Continue reading Monday Style Inspiration- Ezinne Chinkata
I unconsciously can never keep everything neutral, I always have to introduce an element of fun in form of color. In this case, I had to introduce the colorful crayon neckpiece. I am really serving poses in this pictures, blame it on the camera. Lol! Continue reading Keeping it Neutral
Glam up Ur LBD by throwing on bold accessories like my
Rose di Omimi neckpiece and cross ring. Don’t forget Ur sunnies ofcourse even when its drizzling like in my pix above. Lol Continue reading Fashionati on Instagram