LOVE LOOKS LIKE US

LOVE LOOKS LIKE US

Hiya,
Hope your weekend was party filled? I have been so busy preparing for the TEXTILE FAIR LAGOS!

Am so excited about this second edition because its going to be much more bigger and better than the first one. So if you are in Lagos or will be in Lagos on the 27th of June 2015, please join us at Dehall events place beside Alausa shopping mall Ikeja and experience #fabricorgasm lol.
More details about the fair will be up in subsequent posts.

I get series of mails from brides-to be on how to combine colors for their traditional wedding in a way that both their outfit and that of their grooms will compliment each other perfectly especially when the colors of the bride’s outfit is too feminine and the groom is just the type that hate colors or a groom that will never wear anything loud but the usual monochrome(black and white) combo.

In view of this challenge, I have decided to start a new series tagged ‘ LOVE LOOKS LIKE US’ where I will be showcasing different brides and grooms in their traditional wedding outfits from different tribes in order to inspire and help you choose the right color combination together with your Man.
After which you can now proceed to choosing fabrics(thats where i come in .lol) that will make you command the attention of everyone on your Big day.
To contact me for your traditional wedding outfit fabrics, please call/whatsapp 07033040834 or send a mail to theasoebijunkie@gmail.com.

Now lets see the pictures of some gorgeous couple in trad wedding outfit declaring to everyone that love looks like them:
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Cheers,
Modupe

THEASOEBIJUNKIE VENDOR

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

 

 

TREND ALERT

TREND ALERT: GUIPURE LACE

Aso-ebi nowadays is shifting from our fabulous Ankara, velvet, ever-green George fabric and co. to more sophisticated fabrics; one of which is the Guipure lace.
This fabric is a lace material that has interwoven patterns, a bit stiff because of the embroidery stitches that are closely knitted and very firm in nature.
It is made from polyester rayon and has no net in the background like other laces so you have underline it with another fabric/lining so as not to show unnecessary skin.

The first time I saw the Guipure lace, what came to mind was a cord lace fabric my mum rocked in the early ‘90s. It is true that fashion/trend evolves from time to time, so to me Guipure lace is like an ‘advanced formula’ of the old cord lace.

The white color of this fabric can be used to make wedding dresses (very regal) or used for the traditional wedding attires with some exquisite aso oke/gele.
Other colors can be used to make the bride’s 2nd dress or bride’s maid dresses as well as aso-ebi for all the guests.

Mixing the Guipure lace with other fabrics like Ankara, Adire or even Silk add more depth to whatever style you choose to make out of it. You can use it to make dresses, skirts and blouses or even iro and buba and you get to ‘slay them’ stylishly!

So when next you need to make a decision on aso-ebi for your next parry, Guipure lace is a fabric to look out for.
It’s beautiful, elegant, classy and available in most markets.

Here are some samples for your perusal :

REGAL WHITE

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SEXY RED

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PRETTY PINK

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OFF WHITE

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DARK BERRY

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BEAUTIFUL BLACK

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Do have a party and fun filled weekend.

Modupe