Sunday, 5 November 2017

Ankara maternity tops - Best designs

Pregnancy is a special period in the life of any woman; it is also a known fact that maternity clothes should be comfortable for a future mother, but what most people don’t know is that comfortable clothes can also be very stylish. Ankara styles are currently at the top of the latest fashion trends in Africa and the rest of the world, so if you want to learn how to slay and look stylish while pregnant, keep reading this article for inspiration from the best designs of Ankara maternity tops.
Ankara maternity tops - Best designs
As we have already mentioned, pregnancy is a rather special period for every woman. During these nine months of carrying a baby, most ladies look really adorable naturally, but they also need to pay attention to the clothes they choose. They should be both comfortable and good looking. That is why there are many special collections of beautiful clothes for future moms, including new Ankara styles for pregnant ladies. We hope you will be inspired by the photos we have prepared for you.
cute Ankara maternity tops

Maternity Ankara tops

Dresses are the most popular maternity wardrobe item because they are the most comfortable thing a pregnant woman can wear. Pregnancy dresses usually have a loose shape, which softly hugs the growing belly, and even more important is the fact that it can be worn until the last months of the pregnancy. But you shouldn't limit your wardrobe to only dresses during the happy nine months of pregnancy. You can opt for the latest stylish Ankara tops that can be combined with other clothing items like shorts, skirts and trousers.
Ankara maternity designs
Nigerian designers who create fashionable clothes for pregnant women consider not just the comfort of future moms but also the latest trends in the fashion industry. That is why stylish pregnant ladies can enjoy fashion trends like off-shoulder tops, peplum tops and blouses, dramatic sleeves, crop tops, blouses with big bows, etc.
Ankara maternity tops designs

Peplum tops

The most popular kind of tops for pregnant ladies are peplum tops made with Ankara. It looks simply amazing on a pregnant belly, and what is more, it can be easily matched with different clothes from your wardrobe. Ankara maternity tops are usually paired with trousers for pregnant women, which have a special elastic waist. But whether you choose trousers, jeans or a skirt, you will look amazing wearing a peplum top.
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You can choose a peplum top with Ankara and lace combo and with long, short or three-quarters sleeves. If you are a bold fashionista, you could also try an Ankara off-shoulder top or a top with deep V-shaped decollete. There are tons of different styles to choose from.
Ankara maternity peplum tops
Ankara maternity peplum tops - Best designs

High collar Ankara tops

This is another very fashionable design trending this season. These tops are usually made of ankara, with a free cut shape, high collar and bare shoulders.
Ankara tops - Best designs

Crop tops

Another trend of this season and one of the most popular styles many fashionistas are going for is the crop top. Crop tops are another universal element of every wardrobe that can be easily combined with trousers and skirts. The only important thing to remember is to not bare your pregnant belly; so it is better to pair them with high waist skirts and trousers.
Ankara maternity tops with trousers
Ankara maternity tops with skirt

Off shoulder tops

If you are a fan of free cut off shoulder Ankara tops, then you could easily rock them during pregnancy with cool leggings to create a cute summer look. It is also a very comfortable combination; and comfort is very important during pregnancy.
Ankara maternity tops with leggings
Ankara maternity tops and leggings

Ankara blouses for pregnant women

If there is a necessity to create a more official look, you can try to combine your Ankara blouse with one-color trousers or pencil skirt. Simply ensure that the color of the trousers or skirt you choose matches at least one color on the fabric of your blouse.
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Stylish tops of unusual cut

These days, designers are coming up with so many stylish outfits for pregnant ladies, even enough to make other fashionistas jealous. You can create a dramatic look and get every one staring at you by wearing an Ankara maternity top with a train as seen in the pictures below.
Ankara maternity tops - amazing cut
Ankara maternity tops - you will love them

Stylish maternity look

As you can see, Ankara tops seem to be a very popular fashion trend for pregnant ladies; this comes as no surprise considering they are not only practical and comfortable, but also come in so many different designs. Every future mom can create a special look for herself!

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Some kinds of Ankara tops can hide your belly, while others can emphasize it. Tastes differ amongst women, but we are sure that you will definitely find a top that will catch your fancy and become one of your favourite wardrobe items during your pregnancy.

You can also complement your style with a wide diversity of Ankara-themed accessories which will add a special zest to your look.

5 Non-Traditional Wedding Guest Outfits Every Lady Can Rock This Weekend

Most wedding outfits are usually dependent on the type of wedding you have been invited to. It could be a formal,  garden or beach wedding.
However in Nigeria, most weddings have traditional themes and these weddings usually come with their own aso-ebi (family uniform). So every saturday, you see many ladies turn out in their hundreds at weddings with different aso ebi styles and designs.
As beautiful as these aso ebi styles and designs make look, sometimes you might not just be in the mood to tie the head wrap that comes with the aso ebi or in the mood for a native outfit. So the next thing that comes to your mind is; what will i wear?
These 5 outfits will help you create a stunning non traditional look for your next wedding.

1. Wrap Dress

No one ever misses it in a wrap. Wrap dresses are perfect for almost all occasions. They are stylish and classy.

2. Garden Dress

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This dress is perfect for garden and beach weddings. With the perfect accessories, you will definitely turn heads.

3. Cocktail Dress

Cocktail dresses are perfect for wedding too. They make you look classy and elegant. However, try not to wear a white cocktail dress to a dress so you don’t get mistaken for the bride.

4. Jumpsuit

Jumpsuits are versatile, they never go out of fashion and they it can be a perfect outfit for a wedding especially bright colored jumpsuits.

5. Floral Dress

The unique thing about floral dresses is that they are very versatile. They can be switched from formal or corporate outfits to social function outfits. With the right accessories, shoes and hair, you are the perfect wedding guest in this dress.

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Set To Define The Future Of Fashion, Jane Michael Ekanem Kicks Off School Of Styling Lagos

Set To Define The Future Of Fashion, Jane Michael Ekanem Kicks Off School Of Styling Lagos
Jane Michaels
Celebrity stylist and designer Jane Michael Ekanem officially begins theSchool of Styling Lagos to provide styling education for budding stylists.
The first set held on the 13th, 20th and 21st May 2017 at the Jane Michael Studio in Lagos, with the fashion entrepreneur tutoring students in Basics of Styling, Ethics of Styling, Skill of Improvisation, Business of Styling, and a Practical Session as part of an Intensive Fashion Styling Certification Course to kick off the school’s maiden set of styling classes.
The practical session of the Intensive Fashion Styling Course involved a 3-step project that culminated in the students styling celebrities Okiemute Ighorodje,Bolanle Olukanni and Aderonke Adefalujo and as their respective muses in groups A, B, and C respectively.
According to Jane Michael “For the longest time during my earlier years as a stylist, I had always wished there would have been some form of training I could have benefited from. As my skill and appreciation for my craft grew, it became paramount that I create a center of learning that can properly guide young styling creatives to achieving their dream of starting fashion conversations through proper selection and arrangement of fashion pieces. It is our hope that by employing industry experience through professional educators in guiding a stylist’s dream, we can foster every student’s distinctive style nature, educating them on how to challenge set patterns and define the future of fashion styling”
The conception of the School of Styling Lagos aptly epitomizes it as the fashion school for style visionaries. A truly modern styling institute that tailors learning in accordance with the interests and needs of each student who is enthusiastic about fashion styling. Through innovative practical approach across all channels of learning, the School of Styling operates with a goal to nurture budding and already existing styling careers to create a movement of skilled style professionals, from Africa to the world.
School of Styling will run periodically taking on a limited number of students to ensure effective tutoring and hands-on practical training in an elaborate styling curriculum.
You can visit the school website on
See photos below
Jane Michaels
Jane Michaels
Jane & the student stylists
Group A
Jane Michaels
Theme: The Afro-Grecian Look
Muse: Okiemute Ighorodje @theokiemute
Student Stylists: Ojeme Eva @dru_jaeger
Funmi Sanda @flakeebob
Obajimi Adura @adoorah__
Edobor Faith @faithiyosayiedobor
Ihekuna Oluchukwu @oluchi_i
Makeup:  Elizabeth @charmcastaa

Group B
Jane Michaels
Theme: Afro Urban Look With A Twist of Pop Culture
Muse: Bolanle Olukanni @bolinto
Student Stylists:  Akomolafe Ifedotun @dottiewyne
Udeme Asian @udeme_
Omoloye Esther @cutetutu2
Okafor Kosiso @khossie_o
Makeup: Adaora Lilian Okoli @cutisbytinastpatrick

Group C
Jane Michaels
Jane Michaels
Jane Michaels

Theme: Sex & The City
Muse: Aderonke Adefalujo @therealrhonkefella
Student Stylists: Eric Nwankwo @erykbarbz
Okafor Ifeoma @theifeoma
Toro Adedeji @jeshusare
Olamide Rufai @orlamideh
Obiajulu Unokiwedi @ms_obiajulu
Makeup: Aderonke Adefalujo @rhonkefellamakeover

Dean of Faculty: Jane Michael Ekanem @janemichaelekanem
Styling Assistant: Chinonso Raymond @chinonsoraymond
Brand Manager: Justin Ukaegbu @just.inlagos
Brand Strategist: Bolaji Ajayi @b2datj
Content Creator: Nanya Konwea @theladychief1
Photography: Ayodeji Praise @praiz32
Video: Somto Onubogu @schucksmedia

Monday, 26 June 2017

“F.O.G. Clothings” Presents The “Lagos” Collection

“F.O.G. Clothings” Presents The “Lagos” Collection

F.O.G. Clothings which stands for Favour of God Clothings is a new brand which caters for everyone’s fashion needs. It deals with a range of smart casuals such as tee-shirts sweatshirts, 

             "F.O.G. Clothings" Presents the "Lagos" Collection
hoodies, crop tops and the likes. The wears are of special beauty and rare. excellence. The first release was themed “Lagos” and F.O.G. has shown to have unique style up its sleeve and is surely a brand to be reckoned with.The material is of high quality which makes it a very comfortable.