• Fashion

    The Gingham

    For me, wearing gingham gives me flashback terrors of Nigerian boarding schools such as ill fitted dresses, punishments from seniors and feeling so inadequate amongst my peers. So, how exactly does a grown-up gal wear this wholesome print that she swore against and still look chic? This is my fresh take on wearing gingham. Irrespective of our associated nightmares with gingham or check as it is also fondly called, this print is no longer just a boring print associated with school-girl pinafores and blouses or in my case, boarding house wear, it can fit into your closet now. In the fashion world, gingham rolls around every summer and brings with…

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    Suited for Spring & Summer

    Suits have come a long way from being plain and boring. For warmer weathers, there are some suit color combinations that are perfect for Spring and Summer which have also taken over our social media platforms and magazines. We like those suits, and appreciate when they are pulled off stylishly and fashionably. These combinations are perfect for brunches, outings and even work (if you are bold enough). Below are two suit color combinations that include bright, saturated and spring-appropriate styling that will liven up your closet and are still safe for corporate environments. Bonus: They are also my favorite colors.

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    Spring Monochrome

    Dressing head to toe in a single color may sound daunting, but it is one of the easiest ways to elevate your look. Whether in a bold red or a subdued yellow, a monochrome outfit takes the guesswork out of getting dressed. With this strategy, pulling together an outfit has never been easier because you won’t have to worry if two pieces coordinate. Tip 1: Feeling a bit adventurous, try adding a contrasting pop of color in your shoes or accessories. Tip 2: Don’t worry about the colors being the same shade. Just coordinate the different shades and/or textures to suit your look.

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    Fur the love of Brown

    Whilst we are shedding the heavy coats and jackets (so excited for warmer climate), it is still cold or cool hence sweater weather!!! I love sweater weather, it’s the perfect time to explore your color wheel and your silhouette. Pre Spring weather like I fondly call it is awesome as you can layer all you want without feeling too hot or cold. This outfit is perfect for this time of the year (you can wear heavier tights). A comfy chic look that still keeps you warm is the fashion grail. So don’t worry about your activities for the day, not only will you be warm, you will also look good…