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 ūüėÉ




Silk and Chiffon

Happy Sunday Y’all,

So our giveaway sponsor Green Castle Dubai sent me some fabrics for a photo shoot and we made some beautiful iro and buba styles as well as dresses from the beautiful chiffon and silk mix/match fabrics.

When deciding styles to make from this fabrics, my being covered yet chic and classy mantra came to play because nudity is gradually taken over the fashion scene nowadays.
And as Africans, we love to look elegant and sophisticated but we also try to cover the appropriate parts of our body as females. Personally, I do not believe I have to expose parts of my body to feel/look sexy and as a fashion cum fabric blogger, I try to celebrate women who do not show their private parts but look absolutely stunning in well tailored African outfits.
I see my body as my treasure so will not expose it unnecessarily just like I will not expose my box of gold jewelry because I place so much value on it.

So in this photoshoot, I made some iro and buba  outfits with different kinds of sleeves with plain sego gele as my headtie .
My Tailor also made some maxi dresses from the fabrics to show us that chiffon and silk is not just for iro and buba but you can make dresses, shift dresses, maxi- dresses, tunic tops etc from them.
Let’s see some of the pictures:









Makeup by : Adorned by Joy +2349021776594

So, that’s Modupe ‘the amateur modella’. Lol
Which look is your best? Let me know in the comments section.

Also if you like to purchase any of these silk/chiffon mix and match prints for Asoebi or for wholesale deals, you can call/WhatsApp 07033040834  or just send a mail to or add us on Bbm: 5663DCEA and we will respond ASAP.





Hello Lovelies,

Thank God the presidential election is over and the tension has subsidized all over the country

Now , am having another giveaway sponsored by Green Castle Dubai.
Green castle Dubai is a textile company based in Dubai that deals in production of exquisite chiffon and silk fabrics.

And just as they sponsored our January give away here, they are giving out another 2 sets of chiffon/silk mix and match fabrics as we celebrate the risen Christ this easter.

To participate in this giveaway, you need to:
1. Follow @greencastledubai on instagram
2. Follow @theasoebijunkie on instagram
3. Write done with your email address in the comments section after doing 1 and 2

Note: Winners in past giveaways are not eligible to participate in this giveaway
See pictures of fabrics to be won below:



Winners will be picked at random and will be annouced on tuesday next week.

Now, let the competition begin…….




Hello fabulous people,

Hows the election process going on in your area? Please lets go out and exercise our civil right to the fullest.

You remember our January give away sponsored by Green castle dubai? One of the winners sent in her pictures wearing the silk/Chiffon ( mix and match) fabric she won as requested

And I present to you -Yemisi looking  fabulous in iro and buba made from the yellow fabric with colorful prints from Green castle dubai:





Watch out for the next giveaway from Green castle dubai in a short while.

Do have a fabulous weekend and I pray that we make the right choice in today’s elections.



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 РFABRICS & 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.



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‚Äôs why they are called ‚ÄúYour One Stop Fabric Shop‚ÄĚ. 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


Face book    @Fabrics & Beyond






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.


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:








Note: pictures are not mine