GREEN WITH ENVY

Hello everyone,

I was humming “the land is green” by Ty Bello to myself while scrolling through my Instagram page here and I came across these beautiful pictures of fabulous women in different shades of  Green fabrics looking very radiant.

I noticed that the color breathes freshness on all the women in the different pictures irrespective of their skin tones (from light to caramel to dark and to dark chocolate skin tones)

Green is bright, Green is life, Green is beautiful and Green makes you glow.

So if you need to choose a color for your next outfit and you are still contemplating on what color to choose, Green is a color to consider!

Below are the pictures that inspired this post for your perusal:

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Don’t forget to complement your Green fabrics with different exquisite accessories and make people green with envy as you slay stylishly at your next owambe.

Cheers,

Modupe

THEASOEBIJUNKIE VENDOR: KB FABRICS

TGIF everyone,

Hope we are all getting ready for the weekend? And its party season so we should be attending one or two parties before Monday.

In line with this, have got another information to share as per sourcing for quality fabrics like i promised to make available any time i discover one.
And this time around, i have got a vendor in lasgidi (Lagos, Nigeria). My first vendor here is based in Manchester and my second vendor here is located in Abuja. So now, i have a vendor with unique and quality fabrics in the center of excellence.

And as you know Lagos parties are haven of beautiful African fabrics, so if you plan shopping for unique fabrics for your next party or for personal use and you are in Lagos, KB FABRICS is the place to be.

Owned by two gorgeous women- Ms Abisola Olukoya and Ms Kemi Lumous, KB fabrics caters for all age groups and also for all occasions like weddings, birthdays, naming ceremonies, burial ceremonies for aged ones.
They also have special aso-ebi packages which can be uniquely designed and customized to suit/ match your taste and occasions.

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KB fabrics stock exotic lace fabrics like, Guipure lace, Organza lace, cord lace, Tulle lace, and Taffeta lace e.t.c.

They have beautiful colors and patterns of silk fabrics, chiffon fabrics, voile fabrics, embossed silk and cotton fabrics.

They also have polished cotton fabrics, 100% percent cotton fabrics and wool fabrics for men.

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So as you can see KB fabrics is the place to shop for all your family fabrics need.

Please do patronize them and get excellent services/value for your money.

Contact details for purchase and inquiries are as follows:

Phone: 08023138925, 07034118943
Address: D close, House 7 Tajudeen Olarenwaju housing estate, Yaba Lagos.
Twitter: @kb_fabrics
Instagram: @kbfabrics
BBM Channel: C004DDD6C

Cheers,

Modupe

 

 

2014 WEDDING COLORS: PEACHES AND CREAMS

Hello all,

This post is enthused by a mail I got over the weekend from a November Bride to be.

She asked me to advise her on colors to choose for her aso-oke which is to be worn on her traditional wedding day.

And we finally chose peach and cream which is a subtle mix and a beautiful combination on most brides irrespective of their skin tone.

Here are pictures of beautiful brides in peach and cream (some used champagne gold which is close to cream) combination for your perusal:

 

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Let me know your views about this combination? Feel free to drop your views in the comment box please.

Cheers,

Modupe

 

THEASOEBIJUNKIE VENDOR: FABRICS & BEYOND

Thank God Its Friday people,

Most times I write about fabrics, colors, aso-ebi etc. but not much information about sourcing for fabrics.

This actually prompted me to start a category for vendors of fabrics on the blog here with the first vendor in the UK.

And now I present to you another fabulous vendor situated right here in Naija for us to check out her brand – FABRICS & BEYOND

Now that the weekend is here,and lots of people probably have plans to go shopping for fabrics without having a particular place in mind.

It’s a shop that stores exclusive and unique fabrics for everyone and also offer aso-ebi packages to brides and celebrants that want their guests to look stunning at their events.

Situated in the city of Abuja, Fabrics and beyond (check their page here) is the place to be for a satisfactory fabric shopping experience.

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Fabrics & Beyond is a Fabric Showroom on a mission of adorning both His & Hers with beautiful fabrics. They delight in sourcing exclusive, breathtaking & glam fabrics that stands you out where ever you go, that’s why they are called “Your One Stop Fabric Shop”. They store fabrics from Lace to Silk, Brocade, Ankara, Cotton Fabrics, and also exclusive Vlisco Super Wax fabrics in beautiful colors at unbeatable prices

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So you see, if you are a fashion designer or you just need fabrics for personal use or for aso-ebi purpose then your fabric sourcing problems are over!

Their Showroom is located at Suite B4, Poly Plaza (beside AP plaza), Adetokunbo Ademola Crecent, Wuse 2 Abuja.

And other Contact details are as follows:

Bbm                7AE920FB

whatsapp      08180397454, 08175411519

Twitter          @fabricsnbeyond

Instagram   @fabricsnbeyond

E-mail            fabricsnbeyond@yahoo.com

Face book    @Fabrics & Beyond

 

Cheers,

Modupe

ASO-EBI DIVA: KENNY

Hello all,

Am so happy to bring you another edition of the Aso-Ebi diva series once again.

The ‘Aso-Ebi diva’ series is a monthly series, where i pick a Fashionista/diva who is well involved in African fabrics/attires and show case their personal style for us all to explore.

 This month of August am featuring a very beautiful woman- KEHINDE BROWNE !

Kehinde was my classmate in school (Unilag), and even as at then she had an amazing sense of style which makes her exudes so much grace in all attires.

This ebony black beauty has a model-like sexy body. You know those kind of people you refer to as

‘slim shady’,’ lepa toh badt’ lol

I also noticed she has a huge flair for African fabrics/fashion which is why i just had to choose her for this post.

Kenny (she is a twin obviously), knows how to combine colors to match her ebony skin tone and makes black truly beautiful.

Her accessories are also always super gorgeous on all outfits; from exquisite necklaces to bracelets, rings, earrings etc.

 So, let me leave story and move on to the beautiful pictures of our elegant aso-ebi diva:

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Kenny in white Guipure lace fabric and Red/white Aso-oke(Head gear). Absolutely Stunning!

 

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Ms Ebony in Yellow Guipure lace iro and buba with Cobalt blue gele. Elegante!

 

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See her dazzling in this sequined lace fabric and a silver gele.

 

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Another red and black sequined lace fabric with white gele. #Show stopper!

 

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She looks regal in this Ankara dress and orange gele. Super sexy lomo. lol

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okay, so i really love this picture! I love the George fabric she used as skirt and wrapper, the way she matched the George fabric with Cobalt blue french lace and Fuchsia pink gele. Absolutely gorgeous………..

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Kenny looks stunning in this Mono-strap Silk and Ankara dress.

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This Ankara mix and match top is so chic on the denim pants. Did you notice those shoes *drooling*

 

*taking a bow yet again*

You can share your thoughts about her style in our comments box.

Please watch out for a special edition of aso-ebi diva series in the month of September.

Also if you would like to feature as our Aso-ebi diva or you know someone you want us to feature,

kindly contact us :theasoebijunkie@gmail.com or send us a Facebook message.

P.S: A very big thank you to Kenny for allowing us to feature her on here, keep on shinning Ms Ebony!

cheers

Modupe

TREND ALERT: SILK AND CHIFFON COMBO

Happy new month everyone,

This is a not so new trend because lots of ladies have rocked the silk or chiffon knot tie iro and buba since Tiffany Amber launched it.

But here am going to focus on the combination of both fabrics in making fabulous traditional/ native outfits.

One unique thing about this particular combination is that both the silk and chiffon often carry same prints/designs even though they are two different fabrics.

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I love the use of these two fabrics in making stylish iro and buba styles also known as oleku; where chiffon fabric is used as buba and the silk as the wrapper /iro.

Nowadays the buba has shifted from the regular round neck, long sleeved and free size top to more sophisticated forms e.g. the off shoulder buba, the cape buba, the fitted short sleeve buba, the  cowl neck buba etc.

The wrapper too can be tied in the normal conventional way or knot tied (also known as the tulip style wrapper).

Below are pictures of fabulous people in the silk/chiffon combo:

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Note: pictures are not mine

Cheers,

Modupe