Vanessa Akin-Adesola

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2019 Trends Redo

Square neck floral top

A Milkmaid, a Space Traveler and a Snake charmer walk into a bar… I don’t know how the rest goes, but those were some of the biggest trends of 2019. So far on the blog we’ve styled each of those trends and so I thought, would it be overkill to style all those trends in one look? So this post is a trend redo.…

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Suiren – A Summer Fashion Editorial

I finally got to work with Temidayo Johnson of King and Johnson after almost three years and the result is this fashion editorial; Suiren. Suiren is the Japanese word for ‘water lily’ but also is the term for aquatic skills aimed at helping a Shinobi or Samurai while swimming.…

Personal Style

Accessories Necessary

Black and White purse from Accessories 2 die 4

“You’re never fully dressed without a smile”… Smiles though, aren’t the accessory we’re focusing on today. Because, accessories are a necessary component to finishing an outfit. They are like the signature at the end of a carefully worded letter, it’s not complete without it.…

Fashion Lifestyle

Okrika Chronicles : Jewelry Editorial

The Okrika Chronicles are tales from my thrift experiences. In this chronicle we discuss okrika (thrift) jewelry. I rarely wear jewelry and so making the transition from a full head of hair with which I could get away with no jewelry to a being a bald queen who had to double up on the accessories was hard. However, thrifting came through for me, as always. When I found a pile…

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White & Beige in Spring? Weather Fashion!

Around the world its spring but here in Abuja Nigeria, the hot/dry season is here! The first rains might have had us fooled but its been hotter as the days go bye. So I decided to shoot a weather appropriate look and it so happens to feature White and Beige tones. This weather appropriate look was mostly inspired but breathable fabric . What fabric will be best for the heat .…