Fashion, Style Diary

Contemporary African

Hello Fam Bam, 😄😄

It’s another weekend and I’m super glad it’s a three day weekend, yes! Monday is a public holiday (in Nigeria).
More time to rest and start getting ready to go home *yippeeekayaay*

So as I mentioned in my last post here, this post is a style post. I know I’ve not been having many of these here lately, we’ve just been improvising and all but consistency is key eh?

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Contemporary African? You might say what big grammar is this girl blowing again. Lol I just love juxtaposing (another big one, I can’t help it 🙈) words. Anyways Contemporary means modern and we all know what African means yeah? (If you don’t you deserve to be flogged)

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Osheyyy!!! UNlooking πŸ˜€

Just as this title says, this look features something Modern paired with something African.

I paired this white chiffon shirt, previously styled here and here (I guess you can say it’s one of my favorite shirt),  with this ankara (African print) A-line skirt.

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Girl in Progress

Remember the off-shoulder top from this post? Well I made it from what was left over after making the skirt. I also threw on my nude heeled sandals worn here and here and my nude snake print bag (I didn’t buy the bag and shoes together but they are a perfect match) and kept my accessories simple.

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Purrrfecct Match

I wore this to my Regional Convention which held in November, hence the impromptu pictures, and I definitely loved how it turned out.

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On a regular day, I’d have worn this shirt with a regular pencil skirt or pants, but I decided to try something different and mix something traditional  African with something modern Western.

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I really loved how this turned out and now I’m thinking of styling this skirt with the off-shoulder top from this post just for the fun of it :mrgreen::mrgreen:, fingers crossed on that. I might also restyle this look but with black heels instead.

Outfit Details

Shirt – Lagos Island
Skirt – Ankara, Tailored
Shoes – Thrift
Bag – Thrift

Let me know what you think

What’s your take on this look?

What other modern-traditional looks have you tried?

Nude heels or black heels which would go better?


Please let me know.

Thanks for stopping by.

Till next time,

WanShyGirl

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