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  • Fashion,  SCHOOLED FOR STYLE

    Co-ords for Summer…

    Coming in hot this Summer are co-ords.  Co-ords, also known as “twin sets”, are matching tops and bottoms. I have always been a fan of twin sets because they are so easy to put on as oppose to rompers. With matching sets you don’t have to worry about combining other articles of clothing. One of the best things about Co-ords are that they are tailored for every shape and come in all kinds of silhouette. They also come in every color and/or prints imaginable, which is a plus. Co-ords can either be casual, bohemian, edgy or dressy, depending on your current mood and how you want to translate your outfit.…

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    Styled by NOLA…

    Ever been to a city and you feel like you belong exactly there at that exact time? That was my experience with New Orleans, the culture is so rich and they are o so colorful I was immediately inspired to combine these outfit so I could fit right in. Initially, each piece was to be combined with other plainer outfits but NOLA gave me the confidence to wear color and go bold. As you can see, every article of clothing is a distinct pattern however, this mix and match was successful because I played with the primary colors which were yellow and red hence creating a bold yet cohesive match.…

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    Mixing Prints with Ankara…

    As you may well know, I have a thing for prints and patterns hence incorporating it into my looks is one of my style norms. Mixing prints are great for adding fun to an outfit, especially for this warmer climate. Depending on the prints, it can be uniquely unpredictable but specific to the individual’s choice of color or material. I decided to pair two different prints to achieve my Ankara blocking. Personally, the bolder the print the better however, you do not want to make your outfit overwhelming hence minimal accessories are your best choice. I complimented my look with a solid colored mule. In addition, be mindful when mixing…

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    Take the Plunge…

    Red is one of my favorite colors, it always has been. Its a hue that is both flattering and enhancing for all shades. It is a perfect transition from summer to fall depending on your accessories, it could actually be the perfect go-to for your closet. You all know that I am about piecing western and traditional pieces to make an outfit so this look is my forte. I recently wore this outfit to a showcase during NYFW and it was a good pick because people appreciated the combination of a solid red with the demure pattern of my Ankara pants. This colors works even for the winter (Hello Christmas!!).…