Category Archives: FASHION

OUTFIT: DAD’S BUBA

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Present Jam: Airplanes by B.o.B & Hayley Williams

Happy Friyaay!!

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For this outfit post, I wore my dad’s buba top as a dress and I absolutely loved it, it felt so comfortable!!

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Kinda of a dress I’ll wear to a wedding because of the #foodie that I am, I won’t have to worry about my tummy bulging out 😂

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I paired  the dress with a pair of heels to give it a feminine touch.

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So, my photographer suggested we took the pictures in front of old houses, and I loved the idea, so on this day, we went old-building hunting 😂 it was quite exhausting but fun!

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The buildings are over 100 years old guys!! Thinking about what those old buildings have survived thrills me!!

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There isn’t really much to say, I was clearly happy and comfortable in my outfit.

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Dear sisters, get comfortable in your clothes or your dad’s 😂

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Till the next blog post, xx

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What do you think of this style? Would you rock this style? Do you have a thing for old things like myself?

OUTFIT: BLAZZER & SKIRT

 

I’m one of those people that wake up with one song in their head…. And unconsciously hum and sing that same song all day long, that’s what I mean when I say ‘present jam’ that song I sing all day… that’s my PRESENT JAM

Present Jam: Bootylicious by DESTINY’s CHILD

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Hello guys,

I am here with this outfit post, my first outfit post of #2017… Quite a number of people have put up their new year’s resolutions, but I thought I’d rather share with you guys any changes that occurs with me as they happen, you know… Carry you along😸 I will be doing this in my #currently I am tag.

So, outfit post 😁 outfit posts excites me because I like to share my fashion tips or ideas with you guys and I just love clothes and taking photos 😸.

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I finally wore this blazzer my mum got me, it sat pretty in my wardrobe for over 3 years… Yes, you read that right 3 long years and one day, I was clearing out and I feel in love with it!! Does this happen to anyone else?

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Is it just me or it has a retro feel to it??I decided to wear it as a shirt (without a Cami) because it’s so hot here ( it gets cold sometimes… I don’t get this harmattan)

What I wore

Blazzer- Miwon

Skirt- Random (thrifted)

Bag- Random (thrifted)

Shoes- Random (thrifted)

Belt – Thrifted

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I paired the blazzer with a bandage skirt to give the look a bit of defintion since it looked like an oversized shirt (which I love so much)

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I opted for  the belt to give the look more structure and retro-nness 😂

My little purse is a new favorite, I recently thrifted it, it cost #500 and I am glad I came acrossdsc_3567-01

My mules were giving me major life!!The one thing I had in mind when picking this outfit was comfort. Dear girl, get comfortable in your clothes 😊

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Till the next blog post. xx

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What do you think of this outfit post? Do you think it has a retro feel to it? Would you rock this outfit? Do you own a piece that you have never tried on?? 

Comment down below

OUTFIT: KNOT AND DENIM

Present Jam: Ballerz by WANDE COAL

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Hey peeps,

How have you been since the last post? I have been so busy, this post in my imagination should have been up since Tuesday, but life happened. If you had a long week like myself, I hope this playful outfit of mine makes you feel better.

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I haven’t thought of a title for this post, I am thinking ‘thrift-y’ because virtually everything I was wearing was thrifted, remember how in my last post I said I might become a thrift-addict, maybe I am. Hassie loves to save an extra penny *inserts laughing emoji here* 

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This outfit made me feel like a small school girl, I am so happy I came across the dungarees denim skirt during my last thrifting adventure. Is it just me or this outfit has a retro feel to it?? Yes retro is totally the new cool for me… technically ‘old cool’ get it??? *inserts wink emoji here*

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The tie the knot trend is also and ‘old skool’ thingy and I loove it. I tied my knot to the side… ohhh I just found a title *inserts grinning emoji here* 

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What I Wore

ScarfThrifted

Tank F&F thrifted

DenimDenim Co (thrifted)

Pop socksThrifted

BagMMH (thrifted)

ShowsBlowfish (Thrifted)

Glasses– Nameless

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P.S Excuse any flaw you might see in the pictures, I had to change on the road and that is not a very easy thing to do. You would spot my DIY tote bag in most of the pictures, that bag is too loyal!! Click here to see the post on the bag

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Till the next blog post where I will be sharing with some of the trials of visiting a salon and how to overcome them, stay tuned.

HAPPY NEW MONTH GUYSS!! I HOPE THIS LAST MONTH OF THE YEAR IS MERRY FOR YOU…

with love xx

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What do you think of thrifting? Where and what do you thrift? Would you like me to do a How-to-thrift- post? 

Please comment down below, I always like to hear from you.

NEW IN: SHOES #1

Present Jam- Scars to your Beautiful by ALESSIA CARA

I honestly think the  days are running by fast, and I am kind of freaking out, why? I will share that with you soon, in literally to time (get it?)

Hello lovelies,

How have you been since the last post? I have been quite well… quite. Today’s post was supposed to be a mini haul post, but for better clarity, I decided to split the ‘haul’ into sections, starting with shoes.

Yesterday, I went thrifting at the infamous Yaba market, and I bought quite a number of things that I will be showing to you soon.

I bought these two pairs shoes for less than #4000, actually, I got them for #3500, I am not too sure if I bargained well enough, but I am quite pleased with the shoes, I am already envisioning myself slaying in them.

The first one I got is this brown swede pointy mouth shoes it is a L‘emporio iii Prato shoe.

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Honestly, I almost did not buy them because it did not look so good until I tried it on, I fell in love immediately I tried it on.

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I did not used to like pointy shoes before because I thought they make my feet look funny (I kinda have a wide feet) but I am in love with them now, I think they are really chic (I have a friend that will say ‘I told you so’ after seeing this post).

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This shoes cost #2000

The second shoes: this  Blowfish malibu shoes, I feel in love with this one immediately it was a love at first site, the whole buckles thing got me like Dauuummn!! (I go wear this shoe tire).

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I love that it has air space at the sides, this will give my feet breathing space haha.

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And it is super comfy, the landing in is soft and foamy

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This shoe cost #1500

Hope to see you soon on my next post, where I should be featuring more of my thrift buys

Till the next blog post, with love xx

Hassie

Thrifting was such a good experience, I like how you can get really durable pieces for ‘dash’ prices, I will be thrifting more often. What is your take on thrifting?? Do you thrift if you do where do you thrift?

DIY TOTE BAG

Present Jam: Ngud’ by KWESTA ft CASSPER NYOVEST

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Heyyyy,

The weekend is here!! I hope your week was chilling, if not take this my first DIY post and coolio *inserts laughing emoji here* So, DIY Tote bag, with small fur pockets, let me quickly take you through.

First of, the fabric I used is called Calico…

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It is a plain-woven textile that is made from unbleached and most time not fully processed cotton, it is quite coarse and thin… and the best part, it is very cheap!! I’m guessing because it is not fully processed. To sew this bag, it took less than 2 yards of this fabric which cost less than #300, that is less than a dollar (depending on where you’re purchasing it from).

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I had it sown into a Tote bag because tote bags are effortlessly chic I like how  they can swallow (my choice of words) whatever you put in them and still look good.

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Tote bags are totally in now, and I have one (a very affordable one) Yaaaaay!! After the bag was sown, I thought it looked plain, so I cut out a furry pocket from an old skirt, cut it half and had them sown on the bag, you can totally use any fabric for the pocket, the calico fabric color will permit almost any fabric from prints, to denim… just do you.

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Do have a lovely weekend, I will chat with you soon, till the next blog post, stay beautiful. xx

Hassie

What do you think about Tote bags?? What do you think about the calico tote bag? If you were to make this bag, what fabric will you use for the pocket(s) or what finishing touches will you add to it?

OUTFIT: PRINTSss

Present Jam: Shut up by STOMZY (love this song!)

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Helloooo lovelies,

How have you been? It has been like a week since I last posted and some things have occurred on my end (not the ‘usual’ things) some of which I will be gisting you about soon. For today’s outfit post, I wore prints and a white skirt… I like how ankara prints are now incorporated in our everyday styles  unlike that time people felt they should be worn on fridays only (I really can’t stand fashion ‘rules’). I decided to match the ankara buba top (my mum’s) with a different print for my choker and different print for my hand band because in my opinion, no such thing as prints don’t match. Basically, I just did the usual, i expressed myself. *insert grinning emoji here*

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What I wore

Buba (top)- Mum’s wardrobe

Chocker and Hand band- Ankara pieces

Skirt- Name has rubbed off

Shoes- Ami clubwear

Bead hand bands- Yaba (thrifted)

Bag- Too old to still have a name tag

Belt- I took it out of my mum’s skirt

What is your take on this look and  the mixed- print Ankara trend? How else would you style an ankara buba top like this one?

OUTFIT: “NOT-SO-FLARED-JEANS”

PRESENT JAM: One call away by CHARLIE PUTH

 

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Hey guys,

Are you as excited as i am?  Today’s outfit post is with my-not-so-flared-jeans and how i dressed it up and down.

 

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WHAT I WORE

TOP- chocolate

JEANS- soon

SHIRT- cedar wood

SANDALS- atmosphere

SHOE- atmosphere

BAGS- MMH

CHOKER- DIY

WRISTWATCH- seiko

BANGLE- thrifted

P.S- forgive the slippers and shoes photobombing. The sun was, and is still sapping my brain energy and my photographer’s(lekebaks). It’s like 1000 degree outchaaaa *insert laugh emoji here*

What do you think about these looks ? What are your hair management technique for this ‘harsh’ Lagos sun ?

 

 

 

OUTFIT: M&S

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Present Jam- Grown Woman by BEYONCE

Hey Lovelies,
I’m guessing your week is going well?? Coincidentally, the shorts and top I wore in this outfit post are both from Mark & Spencer so I thought, why not just name the post M&S *inserts grinning emoji here* I was going to talk about how its beginning to get hot in Lagos, and how shorts will come in handy this season, but guess what? Its raining heavily here (the Irony). Hehe







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hold up! let me pick my fro

What I wore
Shorts- M&S (Mum got ‘em for me)
Top- M&S (thrifted)
Shoes- Lilleys (thrifted)
Chocker- DIY Denim Chocker
Wrist piece- DIY denim bangle

I like this looks as it gives me a solid and edgy look combined, the shorts and top (tucked in) looks put together, I decided to throw in a sort-of edgy look by wearing my DIY denim chocker… and lets not forget my sneakers… they gave the outfit a relaxed yet edgy look as they are high (my Fenty Puma Wanna be *inserts laughing emoji here*). And the Ankara bag, I can’t get enough of that bag, the print is vibrant and always gives me that African touch I love so much (Representing Always). I just expressed myself with this outfit (could you tell I wanted a bit of many things, yh? No?) you should try that. Lemme know what you think of this outfit in the comment section down below.

 

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Lots of love
Hassie

What do you think of this outfit? Would you rock ’em? Do you own shorts and how do you style them?

LOVING THE 90’s

Present jam: I’m yours by ALESSIA CARA. What’s yours?

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Heyyy,

So… it turns out that I am a 90’s baby (and for some weird reasons unknown to me I take a lot of pride in that) and we have got quite the retro innit? (ok, maybe not just the 90’s). If like myself you’ve seen Dope the movie, chances are that you would definitely just love… the whole retro Denim fashion styles and bikes too (I can’t ride a bike to save my life, I’d rather pull up in a whip to the joint 😏).
Retro style is quite a major trend now, whenever I go retro, my parent keep going on and on about how they rocked the style to its teeth while growing up (yeah, I got the slay from my parents 😊). From Denims to vintage shirts, shoes, bags, scarfs…retro in my opinion is just absolutely DOPE *winks*! You most likely have a vintage piece in your collection. They are effortlessly beautiful, stylish and are always mostly comfortable to wear and be in! (That is the major reason why I love ‘em).
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It was very hot in Lagos when I took these pictures (until last night’s prodigal rain), so I switched the denim jacket for a light fabric kimono and I took of my socks along too.

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*Special thanks to my friends Temi and Lekebaks*
What I wore

Jacket- New look

Tank- Atmosphere

Kimono- T&S

Jeans- Kirkland Signature

Shoes- Adidas superstar 2

Belt- I took it out of my mum’s skirt

Socks- I thrifted ‘em

*You could swap the belt with a vintage scarf or belt
*You could also pair this outfit with a pair of sandals
Just own your clothes girl.

Hassie

Have a lovely weekend 💕

Would you rock this look? What vintage pieces do you own and how do you style them?