2019 WEDDING COLOR, THEASO-EBI JUNKIE WEDDING, THEASOEBIJUNKIE FABRICS, Uncategorized

2019 WEDDING COLOR: ORANGE

Hello my beautiful readers,

It’s almost the end of the year and there are loads of parties happening every weekend especially weddings.

And like I mentioned in my last “2019 wedding color” 👉HEREwhere I wrote about emerald green, some colors are always dominant in Nigeria every year especially during the party season. So our focus today is on the ORANGE COLOR.

Orange they say is the new black! And this bright and bold color has become a classic like black and it’s now a popular asoebi color. Most celebrants and brides want orange asoebi either for their friends or family members. Or sometimes choose that color for their parents outfits just to infuse this stunning color into their events.

It’s super beautiful on dark skin and also gorgeous on #brownskingirls. It naturally pops on every skin tone making a very bold and bright statement that makes the event colorful

You can combine orange with other colors in order to tone it down or up the brightness of the color .

I particularly love the monotone combo of orange fabric and orange headtie because it’s so elegant and classy as you can see in the following pictures :

Some of the colors you can combine with orange to tone it down or Brighten it includes: black, grey, royal blue, green, gold, white,lemon, purple


So if you are planning any event this year or towards early next year and you are still trying to make a decision on colors, I will suggest you choose orange.

If you need a complete color combination ideas for your wedding, don’t forget we offer color consultation services for events

Also if you need good quality asoebi Fabrics in orange or any other color, we sell beautiful fabrics for asoebi from 8000 Naira for 5yards and above. Buy from us and let your guests slay stylishly.


Please contact us for any information on 2347033040834 or theasoebijunkie@gmail.com


Cheers,
Modupe
THEASOEBIJUNKIE FABRICS

NEW FABRIC ALERT: BROCADE JACQUARD

Hello my stylish asoebi lovers,

Today I will be introducing a new fabric which is actually the rave of the moment in the Nigerian Fashion Scene.

Not yet common but most women of style have one or two patterns of this gorgeous fabric in their closet.

The brocade/jacquard fabric is one of those timeless fabric that will always stand out at any time.
A brocade is merely an example of a jacquard, a heavy fabric with acolorful allover raised pattern or floral design with an embossed or embroidered effect; it may or may not incorporate gold or silver threads.

One thing that made me fall in love with the brocade fabric when I got the first delivery is the floating designs on the surface plus the rich opulent looks👌

This fabric oozes elegance! It’s classy and super stunning yet skin friendly.

It’s perfect for dresses, tops and skirts or top and wrapper but you need a very creative and innovative designer to get the best out of this fabric. This is a timeless fabric, so please invest in getting a great design from a good tailor.

Let’s see some gorgeous designs and colors that we currently have in stock for you to purchase:

Which of these is your favourite design? Let me know in the comments section.

📍Prices are between 30,000 Naira and 40,000 Naira for 5yards

To order online, please call or WhatsApp 2347033040834.

You can also send email to theasoebijunkie@gmail.com

Payment should be made to

Account name: theasoebijunkie
Bank: zenith Bank
Account number: 1014063212

We deliver within and outside of Lagos state and internationally.

We look forward to your patronage

Cheers,

Modupe

2019 wedding colors, ASO-EBI INSPIRATION, THEASO-EBI JUNKIE WEDDING

NORTHERN NIGERIAN BRIDES

Sometimes a go I made a post HERE about the Hausa or Northern Nigerian Amariya I shared my thoughts about the beautiful Hausa/Fulani rich culture displayed at their weddings which is quite unique from other traditional weddings in Nigeria.

Over the years, the Amariya or Northern Nigerian brides have evolved in their fashion/style for their big day and I felt I should make another post on this.

In as much as we all know that Hausa especially the Fulani ladies are conservative but we can’t ignore how stunning they look naturally. Have you met some Shuwa Arab ladies?? OMG! They are super gorgeous.

Their smooth and shiny skin either dark or light, their long and soft sometimes curly hair , their love for perfumes and incense ( they love to smell nice)😉 are some of the attributes of the Northern Nigerian ladies.

They spend a lot of money on their hair/skin especially on natural skin care products from Arab countries and some parts of Nigeria ( Maiduguri in particular) where they have local spas that you can treat your skin with natural herbs at low costs.

When getting married, the northern Nigerian wedding is more of a festival especially for the bride.

The display of culture from the outfits to the makeup, henna, exquisite gold jewelry, unique veils is amazingly beautiful.
Since this is our focus on today’s post, grab your popcorn and check out these beautiful pictures of stunning Northern Nigerian brides and let me know what you think in the comments section:

Cheers,

Modupe

ASO-EBI INSPIRATION, TREND ALERT, Uncategorized

BOUBOU STYLES

Hello everyone,

Hope y’all doing well? I promised to be consistent but I haven’t kept to my promise in my last post HERE

But as they say it’s better late than never 😉

Eid holidays will soon be here and you get to see loads of rams up for sale around Lagos at this time which is a reminder that Eid- Kabir is around the corner.

Fashion wise, it’s a time where the whole family source for fabrics perfect for Eid.

One of the most comfortable outfits yet elegant styles for women at this time is the BOUBOU style. It’s easy to make and very comfortable to wear as you can move around, serve food, attend to visitors during the festive season.

The last time I had a party and I was confused on what to make with my asoebi because I didn’t have enough time to get it to a tailor on time infact I had less than 24hrs and I just didn’t want to make iro and buba, I just asked someone to make my fabric into a BOUBOU and I got it ready in less than 1hr. I just matched it a turban, long earrings, bracelet and wristwatch and I was so happy unfortunately I didn’t get to take pictures which would have been perfect for this post.

But here, I have some beautiful BOUBOU style options for you to choose from incase you are opting for the comfortable yet elegant look:

Guipure laces are one of the best fabrics for boubou styles but the truth is I have seen amazing boubou styles made from tulle laces, adire fabrics, brocade fabrics and even Ankara fabrics. So it all depends on your budget. You can use guipure lace, cord lace, milk fibre lace (like I showed you in my last post HERE), silk fabric, chiffon fabric etc

On choosing colors for boubou, I personally love the classic white for boubous. White colour is versatile as you can match it with any color of turban or asooke and it’s so easy to accessorize.

Also depending on your body size, you can opt for a colorful fabric, prints or plain. I love to use plain fabric even though in my last birthday photo shoot HERE I wore a multicoloured guipure lace boubou which was so beautiful but because my fashion language is subtle yet stunning I still prefer plain fabrics for boubou.

Let see more pictures:

What’s your take on boubou styles? Let me know in the comments section.

Also note we have loads of fabrics (plain and patterned) perfect for boubou styles.

And we can easily help you make one and ship to you anywhere in the world.

To order fabrics for boubou, please call or WhatsApp 2347033040834

You can also send email to theasoebijunkie@gmail.com

We deliver within and outside of Lagos state and internationally.

We look forward to your patronage

Cheers,

Modupe

THE TEXTILE FAIR

THE TEXTILE FAIR LAGOS 2018

Hello my lovelies,

The Textile Fair Lagos is back!!!! *Inserts a dance emoji* .

As you all know, THEASOEBIJUNKIE is all about African Fabrics and fashion. And in 2014, we started a fair tagged The Textile Fair Lagos where we gather vendors of high quality Fabrics, creatively designed ready to wear pieces for adults and kids plus unique fashion accessories but stopped along the line.

And because our past vendors keep disturbing that we should bring the fair back, we had to listen and the next edition will be on the 1st of December 2018 at Lagos Airport Hotel Ikeja Lagos.

So if you love great bargains and you have been waiting for our next sales, The Textile Fair Lagos is the place to be this weekend because not only will THEASOEBIJUNKIE brand be there with Exquisite Fabrics as usual but there will be other vendors selling all things Fashion at discounted prices.

It’s going to be an amazing family Christmas shopping event as there will be something for everyone.

Did I mention that there will be free master classes on gele tying, party makeup, fashion styling and I will be teaching on the business of fabrics . So if you want to start a fabric business in 2019 and you need some tips/advice or you have questions on the business of fabrics? You should make it a date.

Another good news is that we have goody bags for the first 50 shoppers and when you purchase goods worth 10k and above from vendors, you get a raffle ticket to win beautiful Fabrics.

So you see we have a lot lined up at The Textile Fair Lagos 2018 with good music and food from our food vendors.

And above all admission to this event is FREE!!

Please make it a date with your family and tell a friend to tell another friend.

In my next post, I will be showcasing brands to look out for at The Textile Fair Lagos but for more updates kindly follow @thetextilefairlagos on Instagram.

Can’t wait to see y’all on Saturday and please if you are a blog reader, kindly stop by our stand and say Hi to me 😃

Cheers,

Modupe

LOVE LOOKS LIKE US, Uncategorized

LOVE LOOKS LIKE US

Hello everyone,

Today we are bringing back one of our best series ‘Love looks like us’ where we display super gorgeous pictures of couples in outstanding and exquisite fabrics made as traditional wedding outfits from different parts of Nigeria and across Africa to help intending couples make decisions on how their outfits will compliment each other .

This series also help in coordination of colors, choosing the right fabrics and style so that you and bae can become the cynosure of all eyes on your big day.

My best part is the display/expression of love between the couple in pictures, you can literarily feel the emotions ,bond and above all the fire of love burning!

Let’s see some love birds in their amazing traditional wedding attires cutting across different ethnic groups:

Don’t forget that we weave exquisite asooke designs for couples and also for Asoebi I.e asooke Asoebi at best prices.

And if you are not using asooke, we have unique bridal Fabrics for men and women perfect for traditional wedding/introduction on order at good prices.

We also do the ipele, gele, cap and hand fan set for couples at affordable rates .

Just contact us on 2347033040834 or send us mail to theasoebijunkie@gmail.com and we will give you the very best.

Do have a great week ahead.

Cheers,

Modupe

NAIJA MADE, Uncategorized

NAIJA MADE – RUZANA COUTURE

Hello everyone,

Welcome to a new week! And we are launching a new series on the blog tagged – NAIJA MADE .

NAIJA MADE is a series which will be on the blog weekly where we will be showcasing the creativity of Nigerians in the fashion industry to the world.

We will be bringing to you amazing fashion brands and their products ranging from Ready to wear pieces to footwear, bags, jewelry, locally made Fabrics and all things fashion related that are made in Nigeria.

The essence of this post is to celebrate our own as we have loads of talented people in Nigeria working really hard to meet our fashion needs with quality pieces that can compete with international standards.

So today our first brand which is proudly Nigerian is RUZANA COUTURE

RUZANA COUTURE is a fashion brand that make affordable easy breezy ready to wear designs for stylish women.

They are a brand promoting African fashion and prints. They offer bespoke tailoring services, ready to wear designs and bridals.

Below are some of their beautiful designs which can be bought off the rack at affordable prices :

To order any of these amazing designs or for made to measure services please call or WhatsApp RUZANA COUTURE on 234703 776 5694.

To also view more of their unique pieces, follow @ruzanacouture on Instagram and Facebook.

Do have a great week ahead!

Cheers,

Modupe

P.s: If your brand falls into the NAIJA MADE category and you will like us to do a blog post , please send a mail to theasoebijunkie@gmail.com