THE BEST OF FASHION IN 2017

 

2017 is almost over. It is amazing how the year went by, so quickly. What a year, may I add? While there were a lot of ups, there were also some challenges along the way. The good news is that in every challenge I experienced personally, I found growth. I am grateful indeed for this year; taking the bull by the horn and going after everything I wanted to…..wow! Many of the growth I experienced, I will share with you in the new year please God.

 

HOW TO WEAR THE PANTS-SUITS

 

Think of a formal wear for a man, you think of suits, right? When it comes to the woman, dresses, skirts, fitted shirts and pants + blazer could be regarded to as formal depending on how they are worn. Now, the woman can wear the pants-suits. Hillary Clinton to me is the queen of pants-suits. She wears it well.  Her wardrobe of pants-suit is enviable.

Well, I do not have many pants suits in my closet / wardrobe but today, I have a perfect one to share with you with some STYLING TIPS.

 

LOOK BOOK & THE BEST SHADES OF GREEN FOR YOUR SKIN TONE

When I wear green or share any look books in green, I get comments like, green is truly your colour; you wear green really well; green looks well on your skin tone and so on. I realise a lot of people love green on me BUT not every shades of green works on all skin tone. So, today, I want to share the true meaning of green with you and the right shades of green you should be wearing for your skin tone.

This is going to be more of a look book for your style inspiration and of course with a little bit of styling TIPS and more tips on maximising your closet. Before we do that, today is the Ist of October and Nigerian’s Independence day. Happy Independence day Nigeria! (Please see more on this below)

 

HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT FLORAL PRINT SIZE FOR YOUR BODY SIZE

I share a lot of look books based on my personal style and with every look book I put out, I share Fashion TIP Today so you can learn HOW to wear the look in your own way. Yep, this blog is not a monologue but a dialogue. It is about you too so I consider you when writing every post….Thanks for always stopping by.

I get asked what kind of look do I wear to work and in this post, I bring you details of a kind of “what I wear to work” + some chic styling TIPS for you as always…..

 

CLASSICS WITH A TWIST | WORK WEAR CHIC

When you think of Audrey Hepburn, Coco Channel or Princess Diana, what do you think of them or their looks? Me, I think of them as women who wore classic clothes and would never be forgotten in style history.

Classics never go out of style, they live forever. If you want to look classy, modern, polished and sophisticated, classy pieces is way to go. Today, with this look, I bring a brand new classic chic look book with a twist. Let’s check it out….

 

HIGH END OR DESIGNER SHOES, ARE THEY REALLY WORTH IT?

When it comes to fashion, a lot of times, you get what you pay for. Other times, you do not get the value of the money you pay. In the latter, it means you only paid for the brand name and not the quality. A lot of people would do anything to put on the brand irrespective of the quality. For me, irrespective of the brand or the price of the product, the quality matters to me especially if I am paying a lot for it. In this post, I will share with you my take on whether designer shoes are worth it or not.

 

SINGLE PLEAT SKIRT, GOLD ACCENT & FISH NET TIGHTS

 

When it comes to formal work wear, there are limitations to what we can do because of the dress code rules we have to abide by or with. However, “twerking” what we wear to work in an unexpected way can add some fun and creativity to our looks. This is what I mean……..in all honesty, while pantyhose / tights are tagged a “requirement” in some professional scene or setting, wearing fish net tights is not necessarily professional to work. Am I wrong?

 

HOW TO STYLE LEGGINGS & NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS

 

As you can tell from the title, it is a 2 in one post . On this blog, we mix the look book with some motivation. Life is too short to be stylish alone. We all have to learn to dress up and show up to fulfil purpose even if our job is a stylist. I am a Stylist by the way who also happens to be a Motivational Speaker.

 

Today, I will be sharing with you how to style leggings and on Motivation, the reason WHY I believe New Year’s Resolutions is “crap” and a goal killer. On my journey to self, I changed just one thing, it was my life philosophy. One of such philosophies is the New Year Resolutions…….

 

 

PLAYING IT SAFE ::: CUT OUT CAMI & PANT-SUIT

 

In my humble opinion, if you like / love something, no matter what the thing is, don’t change it! I live by my rule of not changing what I love and because I love white very much, I look for different ways of wearing it to make it fun, stylish and not monotonous. Today, it is all about white around here again!  Hello, if you are new to the blog, this lady loves white 🙂

 

To see more chic look book in all white, please check HERE for a Sarong look book in white, HERE for a Capri pant in Monochromatic White, HERE for Winter White and HERE for Vested in all White

 

BE PATIENT ::: HOW TO DRESS UP A CASUAL LOOK

 

Today, it’s all about a dressed up denim look but first of all, I need to share some good news with you. Are you ready for it?

I am happy to announce that my dear friend whom I dedicated this pregnancy look HERE to is now a brand new mum. I am actually with her in London as I write this post.  Mum and baby are fine. I am a happy and proud aunty and I am thankful for such a time as this. How are you doing yourself?

 

DENIM DAY

 

 

On a day like today when I want it to look like I didn’t try, I throw on a pair of my favourite denim and finish the look with a tunic style “logo maniac” denim shirt.

Talking about “logo maniacs”, did you know that wearing all things logo is a trend to try this summer? Yes, I shared that and more trends to try in my last summer trends to try. If you are a trend lover, go on and have fun with trying the logo maniac trend.

 

BLUSHING IN MAXI

 

In our home, anniversaries, birthdays and all memorable occasions are very precious to us so we like to celebrate in our own way. On every 26th of June since we became man and wife, my husband and I celebrate our wedding anniversary and this year was no exception because as usual; we celebrated in our own way which is usually a meal out if we can, exchange gifts and retire back home. Sometimes we think we are too homely for our own liking but we love it.

 

HOW TO AVOID BUYING FAKE GOODS (luxury goods & high street)

Recently, a friend of mine sent me the pictures of the items she ordered from a seller online; when she got the items, the pieces she saw in the photos were not what she received in person. Holy crap right? She was tricked into buying rubbish / fake. She is not the only one, a lot of people have fallen into this trap of fraud where they buy things from online scammers who steal photos from reputable brands to sell their products.

 

MAKE LEMONADE ::: COLOURFUL BOW NECK TUBE DRESS

 

For today’s look, I decided to make all things bright, bold and beautiful in this colourful bow neck tube dress. After all, spring is all about colours. This look is simply a case of if life throws you a lemon, just make lemonade.  The weather as you can see in the photos was dark but the dress was colourful enough to make everything bright and beautiful.

 

STYLE PHILOSOPHY ::: HOW TO LOOK EXPENSIVE EVEN WHEN YOU SHOP / WEAR CHEAP

I got a comment on my You Tube Channel a while back and the comment/request goes thus……”You are very elegant, can you make a video on how to look elegant”? That is flattering to me but challenging I must confess.

I am still cracking my head on how to make a video on how to be elegant. While I am at it, let me share some TIPS on how you can look expensive even when you shop cheap. And of course my take on how to look elegant.

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Now unto Style Philosophy…….