ANKARA JUNKIE, ASO-EBI INSPIRATION, WEEKEND SPOTLIGHT

ANKARA ASOEBI #FAAJI2018

Hello my beautiful readers,

Last weekend was the multicultural traditional wedding of the Son of Oyo state Governor Senator Ajimobi (Idris Ajimobi) and Daughter of Kano state Governor Ganduje (Fatima Ganduje)

Immediately I saw it in the news, I developed interest and stalked their hashtag FAAJI2018 which was indeed a display of the Hausa and Yoruba cultures ranging from the bride’s hausa costume,Asooke, Durban horses, royal event theme, henna night and so many beautiful and magnificent expose of the richness of our diversity in Nigeria.

Another aspect which is my major interest is the asoebi. Because this is a society wedding and both parents are politicians, I was expecting that the event will be filled with a sorts of Swiss laces as asoebi but to my pleasant surprise, I saw their beautiful guests slaying in colorful Ankara fabrics. OMG!!! To say I was elated will be an understatement.

Remember few weeks back HERE, I made a post on Ankara aso-ebi. And I was trying to show you how your guests can slay stylishly in Ankara fabrics at budget friendly rates.

So when I saw that # FAAJI2018 was filled with mainly Ankara designs, I was excited because this shows that you can use Ankara fabric aso-ebi for your event not just because you have a low budget but because you just want to appreciate and give you event that Naija or African Vibe.

Let’s see some of the pictures from # FAAJI2018 :

The pretty Bride and

The guests in different gorgeous Ankara fabrics :

Awesome! Awesome display of the Nigerian culture.

Also check out this picture of the bride and her friends in the Fulani traditional attire :

Then the Wakanda formation of the groom’s friends :

All in all, # FAAJI2018 was splendid and I wish Idris and Fatima Ajimobi a very peaceful marriage filled with all the good things of life.

Cheers,

Modupe

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ANKARA ASOEBI 

Hello my beautiful readers,

In the beginning of the year, a lot of us write down our targets for the year and make new year resolutions. Asoebi is one word that people tend to rule out of their purchase because a lot of people see it as overpriced and overrated. People now make new year resolution not to buy Asoebi in order to increase their savings.

Well in as much as I will agree that some people abuse the purpose of asoebi which is a very beautiful display of our culture at events/parties because it signifies love and unity amongst families and friends, I tell people from time to time, you don’t have to break the bank because of asoebi. It’s not necessary that you have to use an expensive fabric as aso-ebi but try and get a good quality fabric that will give your guests good value for their money and something they can Re-rock after your event (I still don’t get why some people wear asoebi only once).

That’s why today’s post is focused on using Ankara fabric as asoebi for that colorful yet classy turn up of guests at your next event. Ankara is much more cheaper than lace but please get a good quality. You can get beautiful Ankara fabrics at best rates from us at Theasoebijunkie. Call/whatsapp 2347033040834 or send a mail to theasoebijunkie@gmail.com.

Below are some party guests in Ankara asoebi at different parties:

Do have a fun filled Friday.

Cheers,

Modupe

ASO-EBI INSPIRATION, TREND ALERT

PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR 2018 – ULTRA VIOLET

Lovely day to you all,  as our custom every year we bring to you the forecast color by Pantone which most times is the color that trend all through the year in the fashion world. 

So if you’re having your wedding this year and you are still trying to choose a color theme, Pantone says Ultraviolet is the go to color for 2018.

According to Pantone, Ultraviolet is ” A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.

Color of the Year 2018 - Quote from Lee Eiseman

Complex and contemplative, Ultra Violet suggests the mysteries of the cosmos, the intrigue of what lies ahead, and the discoveries beyond where we are now. The vast and limitless night sky is symbolic of what is possible and continues to inspire the desire to pursue a world beyond our own”. 

Enigmatic purples have also long been symbolic of counterculture, unconventionality, and artistic brilliance. Musical icons Prince, David Bowie, and Jimi Hendrix brought shades of Ultra Violet to the forefront of western pop culture as personal expressions of individuality. Nuanced and full of emotion, the depth of PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet symbolizes experimentation and non-conformity, spurring individuals to imagine their unique mark on the world, and push boundaries through creative outlets.

Historically, there has been a mystical or spiritual quality attached to Ultra Violet. The color is often associated with mindfulness practices, which offer a higher ground to those seeking refuge from today’s over-stimulated world. The use of purple-toned lighting in meditation spaces and other gathering places energizes the communities that gather there and inspire connection. 

In our next post, we will be listing other colors that can match ultra violet perfectly for your asoebi color combination or for your event color theme. 

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Cheers, 

Modupe 

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MONOTONE ASOEBI COMBINATION 

Hello my lovelies,

Thank God it’s Friday,  today we will be showcasing amazing monotone asoebi combination to inspire  those that may want to opt for the monotone combo as they make decisions on their event’s aso-ebi. 

The mono aso-ebi combination is when you stick to a particular shade of color in your event’s color theme. That means you are using a single color for your asoebi (fabric and headtie /cap). 

I personally love the monotone asoebi combination because it exudes class, simplicity and elegance. 

Below are some examples of pictures of party guests looking gorgeous in different monotone asoebi combination :

Sky blue asoebi
Pink asoebi combination
Navy blue and gold asoebi combination

 

Teal blue asoebi combination
Burgundy asoebi combination

 

Turquoise blue asoebi combination
Grey asoebi combination

 

Magenta asoebi combination
Mint green asoebi combination

 

Peach asoebi combination

Lilac asoebi combination 
What’s your take on the monotone asoebi combination and what’s your best color combination from the pictures? Let’s know your thoughts in the comments section. 

Have a beautiful weekend and fulfilled EID-FITRI holiday. 

P.S. :Don’t forget our EID-FITRI SALES is still on going. Please  check HERE and grab exquisite Fabrics at best rates as they are selling out fast 

Cheers, 

Modupe 

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ASOEBI EXTRAVAGANZA 

Hello everyone, 

 The wedding season is fully here, and brides to be and planners are bombarding us with questions on color combination for their asoebi (BTW we have amazing asoebi offers from now till December at awesome prices. Contact us on 234-7033040834 for details) So we find it paramount to make a post on our ASOEBI EXTRAVAGANZA series aka the festival of African fabrics. 

Below are gorgeous asoebi color combination to inspire in picking a color for your own asoebi and make your guests appear amazingly beautiful at your event :

Royalblue and white asoebi combination
Wine and white asoebi combination

Fuschia pink and pink asoebi combination 

Cobalt blue and white asoebi combination
Champagne gold and pink asoebi combination
Purple and Lilac asoebi combination
Sky blue and yellow asoebi combination for men

Green and white asoebi combination 

Peach and sky blue asoebi combination
Teal green asoebi

champagne gold and Rich gold asoebi combination 

Nigerian green and white asoebi combination 

Royal blue and green asoebi combination 

Teal green and champagne asoebi combination 

Royal blue and yellow asoebi combination 

What do you think about these asoebi color combinations? Make your views known in the comments section. Thanks 

Cheers, 

Modupe 

ASO-EBI INSPIRATION

TURBANS/HEADWRAPS

Hey lovelies, 

Last year turbans made a terrific come back into the Nigerian fashion scene and it became a ‘rave’. I remember some 20yrs back when my mum use to rock the turban fabric as headtie on Ankara dresses. Then she had the stripped and multicolored long velvet turbans that was like a scarf and you have to wrap it around your head for that elegant look. Now the new turban/ headers are easy to wear  because it’s sewn into a cap shape and all you need to  do is wrap the ‘tail’ part round and you are good to slay and pepper dem! 

Also these headwraps have been twisted a bit to fit into our current fashion ‘taste’ and loads of party guests who can’t handle the stress of tying gele now opt for the turbans. They now come in different gorgeous designs and colors made from all sorts of beautiful fabrics and not just velvet fabrics. And are super comfortable (which is a very important factor in fashion).

The turban is now an essential part of your native wear wardrobe and can be worn on all kinds of outfits to create an elegant look especially on a bad hair day.  Every woman needs a turban! 

Let’s see some amazing samples that caught my eyes on Instagram :

Peach asooke turban embellished with pearls
Sequined velvet pink turban
Gold silk turban
Silver plain velvet turban
Army green velvet turban
Classic white turban embellished with pearls and stones
Red beaded tulle lined with velvet turban
Champagne gold silk turban
Silver turban embellished with studs
Fuschia pink plain velvet turban
White beaded tulle lined with velvet turban
Black engraved damask fabric turban
Cobalt blue plain velvet turban with brooch
Emerald green plain velvet turban

What’s your opinion about turbans and headdress? Do you have a favorite from the pictures? I will like to know in the comments section. 

Have a great day ahead. 

Modupe 

ASO-EBI INSPIRATION, THEASOEBIJUNKIE FABRICS

LASER CUT FABRICS 

Hello everyone, 

Today I want to introduce another amazing and very versatile fabric that is fast taking over the fashion scene and lots of ladies are making drop dead gorgeous outfits from it- LASER CUT LACE. 

 Laser cut lace fabric is intricate, elegant and has a classic pattern that makes you stand out in any outfit. 

Laser cutting used to be reserved for haute couture designs. But as consumers began lusting for the technique, and the technology was made more readily available to manufacturers, it’s become commonplace to see laser-cut silk and soft leather to make gorgeous lace designs. 

There are different types of laser cut designs as shown below :

Laser cut embellished with pearls and stones
Cream plain laser cut lace
plain laser cut lace
Pink plain laser cut lace
Black plain laser cut lace
Cream laser cut lace embellished with pearls and stones
Lilac laser cut lace embellished with pearls and stones
Yellow laser cut lace embellished with pearls and stones
Red laser cut lace embellished with pearls
Cream 3D laser cut lace
Peach 3D laser cut lace

This amazing fabric can be styled into blouse and wrapper, iro and bubble as well as dresses but please get a good tailor or fashion designer to make exquisite designs that will make you slay stylishly. 

To order this fabric for yourself or as your event’s asoebi contact us on 2347033040834 or via email at theasoebijunkie@gmail.com. 

Have a great week ahead. 

Modupe