WEEKEND SPOTLIGHT

Theasoebijunkie Weekend Spotlight XXI

 

 

Hello  Everyone,

We will like to specially thank everyone that patronized us during our birthday slash sales last month and also to appreciate everyone that sent birthday greetings and messages to me on my birthday. God bless you all!

Today,  I’m bringing to you another post in our weekend spotlight series. Once again we spotted some gorgeous party guests that slayed in all kinds of fabrics at different events over the weekend and we thought to share with you our esteemed readers to inspire and help choose amazing styles for your next outing:

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Do have a great week ahead!

Cheers,

Modupe

 

 

TREND ALERT

TREND ALERT: SANYAN ASO-OKE

The aso-oke fabric is one fabric I really love, even though I do not have much of it because people rarely use it as aso-ebi. On the other hand it’s mostly worn by the celebrants especially for Yoruba traditional weddings by the bride and groom.

But now there is a new (well, not so new) aso-oke fabric trending now, it’s called the Sanyan aso-oke!

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Sample of Sanyan aso-oke fabric

Sanyan is commonly used in Ondo state of Nigeria for cultural/traditional events, woven from the beige silk obtained locally from the cocoons of the Anaphe moth, forming a pale brown/beige cloth.

Nowadays, you can get Sanyan in not just brown but more fabulous colors like pink, coral, blue, teal and sometimes in a mixture of 2-3 colors.

This ancient fabric is a ‘stunner’ at the moment and can be used not just by the celebrants but also by the guests as aso-ebi for weddings, birthdays, child christening and all sorts of parties.
It’s absolutely beautiful, unique, gorgeous and a breath of fresh air!

Here are some pictures of gorgeous people in Sanyan:

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Note: pictures are not mine

 

Cheers

Modupe

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SOUVENIRS! SOUVENIRS! SOUVENIRS!

Hi everyone,my sincere apologies for not posting any topic in a long while.

it’s not so easy combining a 7am- 6pm job with family and blogging at the same time.

 So now we are in the ‘ember’ months already and this is a time where most people fix their weddings and other parties.

Therefore, aso-ebi becomes the order of the day. And we all know that gifts are attached to aso-ebi by celebrants and in today’s post we are going to focus on SOUVENIRS!

 Most times when guests purchase aso-ebi from friends, colleagues or family members celebrating an occasion, we expect to get a souvenir attached to it (that’s our Naija thank you card)

Here in Naija we feel it’s a way of appreciating who ever took out money (possibly meant for something else) to buy aso-ebi just to grace our parties.

 The type of souvenir given out most times is relative to the kind or cost of material used as aso-ebi.

For example, I will not expect someone who sold Ankara material(6 yards) for N3,000 to give out electric iron worth N2000 as souvenir neither will i expect another celebrant that sold a lace material (Swiss) for like N40000 to give out plastic bowl of N50 as souvenirs.

The social status/financial capability of the celebrant can also be a factor when choosing souvenirs. Let me note that souvenirs are not compulsory but well appreciated.

 Your friends, family members or invitees are not honoring your invitation or buying your aso-ebi because of souvenirs but most people consider giving out souvenirs as a way of showing gratitude.

For the purpose of this post, I will mention examples of souvenirs that you can give out or attach to your aso-ebi at distribution point as you plan for your next ‘owambe’

Souvenirs nowadays can be anything from household items to groceries, electronics, kitchen utensils and even clothing materials.

Below is a list of items that can be used as souvenirs:

• Set of cooking spoons   • Set of pots   • Frying pans

 set of pots        cooking spoons       frying pans

• Mugs      • Glass cups  . chopping board

set of mugs       glass cups       chopping board

• Set of knives, plates, kitchen napkins/gloves

set of knives   set of plates        napkins

 • Key holder  • Biros/Pen • Writing pad

key holder     pen    note pad

 • Pressing iron  • Radio  • Mobile phones

untitled     radio   phone

 • Detergent • Manicure set • Bath set

manicure      bath set      detergent

 • Clothing materials  • Shopping bags  • Photo frames

material   bags  photo frame

 • Citrus squeezer  • Wall clock  • Rechargeable lamp

juice squeezer         clock    lamp

• Waste basket  • Spice set . Electric shaver

spice set  waste basket   shaver

 So you can make your choice within your budget and make your guests smile even as you get fulfilled having a well-organized party.

P.s: You can personalise any of the above listed items by inscribing your name(s) on them before distribution.

Cheers

Modupe