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My Off-Shoulder Bubu …3 Ways

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October 15 2020

When I first saw this fabric in a local fabric store, I knew that someday I’d want to make a dress with it. I have an Off-Shoulder top in my wardrobe that I love so much, and I decided to run with this idea and incorporate it into the traditional African Bubu Dress style. I used the fabric leftover to make a head tie, that serves well as a belt too! Here are the 3 Ways I Wear my Bubu. Synched in Waist – The Sexiest way to wear Head Tie – The Cutest way to wear Free – The… Read More »

Khaki Green Kaftan

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August 27 2020

F. COUTURE Kaftan| ZARA Pouch (Similar) | RIVER ISLAND Sandals| LOVISA Earrings (Similar) When I found this Kaftan in a boutique close to my house I was excited, and after wearing it this past Sunday for brunch (styled with a Top Bun and Gold/Black Accessories), I created a whole moodboard with cuttings of Khaki Green. From leaves, to magazine editorial snapshots and the like. It’s such a mood. I’ve been looking at a few Khaki clothing and accessories pieces for my next shopping haul too. I’m also in the process of getting organized, as I’ve got lots of content ideas… Read More »

White Shirt Dress

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August 17 2020

ASOS Shirt Dress (Similar) | H&M Shorts | RIVER ISLAND Belt (Similar) | RIVER ISLAND Sandals | ZARA Pouch (Similar) | LOVISA Chain (Similar) ; Earrings (Similar) A quick get ready with me after a spontaneous call from my girls to come out for drinks and have a catch up, resulted in this cute look of the night! I opted for my white shirt dress, synched in at the waist with a belt, with shorts underneath and gold/black elements to accessorize! It’s also been a while since I did the classic red lip look, so I pulled out my Ruby… Read More »

Into the Archives

FASHION
May 10 2018

ZARA Kimono | TOPSHOP Jeans | H&M Tee* | RIVER ISLAND Heels | ZARA Satchel These photos were taken in London last year around this time! I was so happy to be out and about with the fam that day, it was Mother’s Day, I remember! In usual Shirley fashion, I had to get a picture of me in my outfit I enjoyed styling that day! As you can see, my love for the kimono goes way back! Here I’ve paired this green one with faded ripped blue jeans, a tee and tan accessories. xoxo (‘*’ Similar item linked due… Read More »

Peacock

FASHION, OUTFITS
April 30 2018

ASOS Kimono | ASOS Jeans | ZARA Heels* | TOPSHOP Bag* | ASOS Watch* ASOS deliver to Lagos!!! I was so happy when I found this out, so I hit “Pay Now” so quickly on my shopping cart, and they delivered in no time! I was in the middle of trying on my new buys, and decided to style and shoot this peacock kimono in my compound. I love the different hues of blue, turquoise and touches of yellow. I thought it’d pair well with a pair of deep blue jeans and my favourite holographic heels, so I popped them… Read More »

Wedding Guest

FASHION, OUTFITS
April 23 2018

ASO EBI Dress (Nnenna Nwizu Clothings) | OFFICE Heels* | LULU GUINNESS Bag | ASOS Earrings* | CARAVELLE Watch* At the weekend I attended the wedding of my childhood friend, and it was so magical! I love seeing two people who love each other celebrate it. I thought to share details of my outfit here on the blog in case you wanted to know! The Aso Ebi fabric was this gorgeous peach one, dotted with flower petals. I opted for this style of the ‘off the shoulder’, pencil dress and I loved it so much I wore it twice, first… Read More »