• Fashion,  SCHOOLED FOR STYLE

    Babydoll Dresses : Must Have

    Babydoll dresses are so trendy and cute plus they are the perfect dresses for spring and summer with their length to help keep us cool as the temperature warms up outside. Although babydoll dresses can be flattering with its in seam that creates a high waist and its short length that helps highlight your legs, most of them have doubled skirts to create a fuller look which bulk up the waist and hips and might make you look more whale than cute unless you don’t have as much hips. When shopping for your babydoll dresses, it’s important to know that they come in so many styles, cuts and patterns so…

  • 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…

  • Fashion,  SCHOOLED FOR STYLE

    HOW TO STYLE MAXI SKIRTS…

    On our first post on SFS by Mimi, I will be talking about maxi skirts. Maxi skirts have been relegated to the background and used more as a utility item than dress up. This event I was supposed to attend was primarily causal and for some reason, I wanted to wear a maxi skirt which is very unlike me (I am more a romper, shorts kinda gal during summer). With that inspiration, I decided to look through websites to get a feel of how maxi skirts are being worn as trends are constantly on a continuous roll. Long story short, nothing was impressive and I even noticed that ladies didn’t…

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    It’s a Wrap…

    Coming off this insane weather, it is without doubt that our calendars will start getting filled with outdoor activities such as music festivals and picnics and as we know and have probably experienced, outdoor activities can be fun but also very frustrating if you aren’t at your most comfortable. Wrap dresses have always been a consistent item in our closet be it for work or play because not only are they easy to combine with accessories, they are flattering for any body type. For my recent trip to NOLA (post up soon), I sported this ASOS floral wrap high low dress which is very Spring with the bold floral design…