Red Carpet Fashion review – Genevieve Pink ball


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The annual Genevieve pink ball held in Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday October 18, 2014 and as always, celebrities and invited guests turned up in their very best. Some wowed us with their looks while others left us disappointed and yearning for more. I thought I would take a look at what some of our fave ladies wore and share my thoughts on it. Remember this is my opinion and you are welcome to either agree or disagree as the case maybe. Do let me know what you think though in the comment section. I am very keen to hear your thoughts too.

Betty Irabor went all classic glam for her night in long sleeved pink dress spiced with nude lace panels styled aptly with silver droop earings and matching pink purse. She doesnt get around much but whenever she makes an appearance, you can be guaranteed of grace and class. She looks great and I love her! Continue reading »

Fave looks from last week – Beyonce, Jada Pinkett, Chris Jenner, Ono Bello and more


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Hi fashionatiis, hope you are great and had a lovely weekend. I couldnt help loving these looks through last week and interestingly I find they all have one thing in common, they are all very minimalist in style but with a little twist, a little something that kept it all from being too bland as in the case of Jada, her fringed shoes and in Chris Jenner, her furry bag or even the colorful detailing on her collar and sleeves. So as the weather takes a plunge, you may find that your style becomes even more pruned and minimal, I would suggest that as in the examples from this week, you should strive to incorporate that one thing that keeps it fresh. Do have a great week and remain inspired! Continue reading »

Spotted – Mary J Blige in Alexander Wang for HM


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The beautiful songstress was seen at the Alexander Wang for HM launch yesterday at the at Harlem’s Armory On The Hudson – an indoor track and field coliseum spotting ofcourse pieces from the collection. The diva looked great and I am so happy for her although I wished she would have swapped the boots for some pumps or strappy sandals. What do you think though? Continue reading »

Lookbook Love – Alexander Wang for HM


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Alexander Wang for H&M. Photo: H&M

Is this the most anticipated collaboration of the year or what? Ever since the queen oof sporty chic Rihanna stepped out in a piece rumoured to be a part of the collection, my antennae has been up and ready waiting for the collection to drop. We have seen the campaign and now the lookbook is out and much as I want to join fashionistas out there in jumping up and down and marking all my favourite pieces, waiting for the collection to hit the stores come November 6 and praying fervently that the price range are fair and within budget, my pregnant self can only stare in admiration at most of the pieces. With sporty chic or luxe sport currently a major trend right now, this collection is a hit. It has the designer’s dna splashed all over and even if you know very little about Alex Wang and his aesthetics, you cant miss his name boldly emblazoned on most of the pieces.

Alexander Wang for HM will be available in 240 stores worldwide and online at Continue reading »

Fall Trends – Knitwear Inspiration from 2014 fall rtw collections


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This is my first fall experience ever. The temperatures are dropping and surprisingly, I am loving this weather. I love the feel of the cold air against my face, Its exhilarating. Although I get its gonna get worse and colder in the coming months. Oh well what can I say, I will see as it goes but I know one thing for sure, it wont kill me. As always, during this period, fashion changes , out goes all the summer breezy clothes and in comes all the thick fall outfits. Currently I am loving knits, I love how warm and stylish they can be so I went rummaging through the fall 2014 RTW collection and these are some style inspirations I could relate with presently. Are you loving knitwear too? What do you think?

A.F Vandervost – Throw an oversized knit top over a bodycon mini dress and finish up with a thigh high boot. Continue reading »

Favourite looks from Last week – Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Adunni Ade and more


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Hey Fashionatiis, hope you had a great weekend! Its a brand new week again and I have put together some of my fave looks from last week to brighten up your day and put you in the mood to kill this week sartorially, you know look good, feel good, conquer the world. Have a great week and cheers!

J Lo was stunning in black lace midi length dress and lace up black boot to match. Love it! Continue reading »

What to wear this weekend featuring St Genevieve for and lipsticks from


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As many of us may know or not know already, popular screen diva Genevieve Nnaji debuted her St Genevieve collection exclusively on yesterday 10th october 2014. I decided to take a look at the collection and was quite impressed. They are ready to wear , simple and cute and very true to the designer’s aesthetics . My favourites were the dresses, with the right acccessories, your weekend is sorted. These are some of the looks I put together, hope you like :D . I would leave the link to each item below incase you are interested. Do have a nice weekend guys!

Black dress here, Aztec design pointies from here, red purse here and Mac lipstick from here  Continue reading »

Editorial Love – Kelly Roland flawless in baby bump for Elle Magazine


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Err, I havent really blogged about editorials lately but I remember seeing this photos first on instagram and going wooosh! She is so effing gorgeous. How do you look this toned and fine pregnant? And just weeks away from her due date? Kelly has been working out and if these images are anything to go by, they are paying up massively. I love this editorial shots by Lance Gross, its celebratory and classy. She chats about pregnancy, her work out regime, her cravings and how she intends to raise the child. Read the full story here. Continue reading »

Style Crush – Queen Overstreet


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She goes by the name Queen_nuh on instagram. Her name is Queen Overstreet, she is a stylist and mum of two and her style game is fierce. I love everything about her style. Her pieces are unique, the way she pairs them never ceases to get my heart tap dancing in admiration  and her attitude is outta this world fabulous. Not everyone can pulll of her looks I assure you, you are gonna need a huge ego, a chunky sized confidence to even come out looking half as fierce. She is no basic chick and I am utterly smitten. What do you think? You inspired yet? Hit her instagram page @queen_nuh and follow for more.

Currently Loving … Statement earrings




Back in Uni days, I had a friend who would never be caught dead without earrings, she informed me in all earnestness that earrings make the black woman and without it, we come off looking pale. Prior to then, I never thought of earrings as having this phenomenal transformatory powers. And so it came to be that after that conversation, I resolved to start collecting and wearing earrings, Godforbid I come off looking pale.

This friend of mine, always wore large statement pair on braids and the combination of both never failed to leave her face very illuminated and pretty. I loved that look and couldnt waited for the semester to be over so I can go shopping for large earrings that I would wear with my weaves. Braids and I were never friends, it has a way of pulling half  of my hair along with it when its time to come off. Unfortunately noone educated me on the fundamental principle or guide to buying large statement vintage earring so I literally got the heaviest of the bunch because you see, they usually are the prettiest, its as though the makers set out to compensate for the torture they will put you through by making them really beautiful. Continue reading »

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