Wednesday, 4 March 2015
Fashion imbued with Pop Culture! Nigerian fashion label Fruché presents its Spring/Summer 2015 collection titled “Bastille”
Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Fluid lines, flattering silhouettes, graphic structures and wanton innocence and are the evocative of the asymmetry fad sweeping the fashion landscapes globally. From diaphanous chiffons to chic super-short, long and drapery to sharp and edgy; asymmetry is the go-to-route for the fashionista seeking to express her style in dynamic ways. Here are four simple ways to pull of the look without fuss.
|Eku Edewor and Solange Knowles|
How to wear:Shorts, Minis and midis: Pair asymmetric pop hues with graphic accents, a bold lip and an equally bold pair of pumps. For soft pastel hues select graceful silhouettes, pair with ankle strap heels or embellished matching flats.
Pairing asymmetrical hemlines: pair with subtle cut-outs, bodycon tops, dark hues, sleek silhouettes, button-down shirts, tailored blazers,
Monday, 2 March 2015
Happy new month style lovers! Its monday and the whole circle starts its spin again. This week ensure it spins fruitfulness, productivity, love, laughter, happiness and peace for you and your loved ones, regardless of life circumstances. Realise that you are a themostat (Read the bible and watch the movie "the secrets") and can detemine your very own life weather.
Millicent Arebun A.k.a. Millare
This look was created for you, in order to spice up your monday. Fashion may have limits and rules but style has no boundaries, so for this look I piled on the accesories, sticking to all the faux pearls and coktail rings I could find in my box (Just because I can). Since I wasn't too thrilled with my hair, I decided to wrap it up in order to create a constrast. Viola!
Friday, 27 February 2015
The only draw back to this gown is the impish wind fairy tendency to try and blow my dess skyhigh or could it be some wicked males with questionable air bending techniques? hmmm. lol.
“The twenties fashionista is the budding style queen who is not afraid to experiment with fashion trends”. Millicent Arebun
|Chiamaka George Udeh|
Wednesday, 25 February 2015
The way in which a bra cups the breasts varies between style, functionality, fashion and fabric. Most times a girls’ self-confidence is be determined by the fit of a bra. Amazingly many ladies have no idea of the right type of brassieres to wear. For the lady or young female suffering the plights of under or oversized bra challenge, it's time to smile again as I bring you answers to those irksome bra questions you may be too embarrassed or intimidated to ask.
Signs that your bra is NOT your perfect size
• Spillage or overflow of the breast from the cup and armpit when your bra isn’t a half cup
• Puckering and wrinkling of bra cups.
• Bra straps taking the full weight of the entire breasts.
• Band riding up your back and hitching all over.
• Gaping front center of the bra riding the breastbone or ribcage.
• Underwire discomfort of pricking, pinching, pulling or poking.
How to Measure For Perfect Bra Cup and Band Size.Tools needed:
• Measuring tape
• Comfortable bra with no padding or stay nude
1. Band size - make sure your measuring tape is ground level with your body and exhale the air in your lungs while measuring directly around your bra or better still your breasts, if your measurement ends on an even number then you have got your band size if it stops at an odd number then add (1) one to it to determine your band size.
2. Cup size - measure across and around the fullest part of your bosom, when done, subtract your band measurement from your bust measurement; each inch represents a cup size.
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
|Bibi Okosun Ojiemeh|
|Bag:Bluemarine, Watch: Ebel bag accessories 2Rubies, Shoe; Guess|
Fashionista of the day: Bibi Okosun Ojemhen
Watch: Ebel and Rubies
Watch: Ebel and Rubies
Makeup: Mac Rubywoo, Maybeline Eyeliner, Marykay foundation, Davis Brown brow-pencil and Mac powder.
The ultra-gentleman is almost always depicted or photographed wearing a suit. This is because “suits are like medieval suits of armor. [They] tell us who the person is, what kind of background they [come from], what kind of status they have,”- Jolie Andreatta costume designer for the series show “SUITS” A perfectly tailored clothing is a key element of the ultra-male wardrobe and suits are the dynamic equivalent of the little black dress for male folks.
Style enthusiast and blogger Denola Grey put it succinctly when he said “Subtle highlights, a well-fitting suit and a neat haircut are all you need to look the part of the perfect gentleman. All that is left to complement the appearance is your personality and attitude towards life”
Alas buying, wearing and pulling off a dapper suit look requires knowledge.
11 Suit-guides to help you look suave every time.
1. The world's most expensive suit will look bad if it isn't tailored to the contours of your body. The first rule to wearing a great suit is the fit.
2. Your suit jacket should fit well and give you a full range of motion, both buttoned and unbuttoned.
3. The suit jacket should be just long enough to cover your pants zipper and butt.
4. Your tie should JUST reach the waistband of your trousers, or be slightly shorter.
5. Shirt cuffs should not slide up when you stretch your arms. When wearing a button-cuff shirt, the cuffs should break exactly at the wrist.
6. Double-breasted jackets can give those not six feet and over a "drowning-in-fabric" look, making you appear smaller.
Nigerian fashion design label Funke Adepoju former known as Phunk Afrique has rebranded and what better way to announce that fact than with the launch of a fabulous collection. Addressing the brand’s name change, Funke said “We used to have a more playful and fun outlook – an informal structure that indulged catering mostly to people who brought in their fabrics for us to design and make garments to suit their taste. Eventually, Phunk Afrique grew into the Funke Adepoju brand and has become more personal. I am invested more into the Funke Adepoju brand, in the sense that I have arrived at the dynamic that suits who a Funke Adepoju woman is, what she represents and how to satisfy her. And you can tell time has played its own delightful part in this journey. The brand has stepped into the realm of more luxurious and sophisticated fabrics, to mature cuts and aesthetics and overall, more intricate detailing.”
Named “Fifth Avenue“, the collection was inspired by the designer’s trip to New York, “Everyone has a New York story – that city that takes you in and makes you see things through a clearer lens and allows you to exist in your most creative element. You find inspirations everywhere – the subway, waiting to flag a yellow taxi, in line to buy a snack. It’s such a vibrant place that fills you up with so much excitement.” The collection features ready to wear pieces characterized by pop hues, silhouettes asymmetric hemlines and a feel of the 70s.
Monday, 23 February 2015
Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Featuring a combination of cherry- berry infused pallets, pockets of earthy green and blue tones blended with confidence. This voyage of Congolese heritage is a journey of self-exploration; uncovering a history lost and found.The resultant collection is feminine.
Utilizing materials such as tulle, African wax cotton prints, hand embellished Swarovski crystals and feathers; Mawazo is simultaneously classic and elegant. The mix of architectural design and delicate moulage is perfect for the colder months and offers a romantic yet edgy turn to the collection. All in all, a perfect fusion of might and fragility; reflecting the strength and sensuality of the modern woman. Prices range from E35 to E150.
This collection is from strings evidently seen by the fabric aesthetics and dedicated to the woman who has no limits and looks good no matter the weather. The IAFL woman, has no cage, control or subjection; she knows how she wants to look and always looks great. Featuring cutouts, pastels and fashion trends of the 70s tinged with sci-fi.
Friday, 13 February 2015
Thursday, 12 February 2015
This year Valentine’s Day promises to be very special in Nigeria, due to the limited movement imposed on us as a consequence of the elections holding on that same day. What better way to spice up your homebound Val’s day than by rocking some ultra-sexy silk lingerie of your choice guaranteed to keep your special ones attention firmly fixed on you (And not distracted or getting into trouble brewing up political heat)Bury those comfy cottons lingerie, at the bottom of your wardrobe for now and go shopping for some ‘naughty’s silk teasers to keep the love flame blazing.