GENTS|4 things to know when choosing a neck tie

In life, they say ‘behind every great man is a greater woman’ but when it concerns men’s style, I would say ‘behind every great knot is a greater man’. A tie is a powerful accessory, it is one of the first things people notice when you suit up. A nice tie sets you apart from others and can easily distinguish you as a classy man. … Continue reading GENTS|4 things to know when choosing a neck tie

STYLE FOCUS|GABRIEL AKINOSHO IS A SARTORIALIST – ALL MEN’S ICON

A perfect gentleman is defined by his politeness, charisma and lots more, including his sense of style. He can also be called a sartorialist; a gotten from “sartorial” which essentially means to be clad in immaculate, well cut pieces that are perfectly tailored to the body. Most stylish men and women are found to be sartorial and Gabriel Akinosho is one of these people. I … Continue reading STYLE FOCUS|GABRIEL AKINOSHO IS A SARTORIALIST – ALL MEN’S ICON

Effortlessly Gent|5 RULES TO LOOKING DAPPER 

Every non-fashionable man can relate how difficult it can get when trying to keep trends. I’m also very sure all women can relate to the struggle of having a man with a weak sense of fashion. It might be adorable at first but as time goes on, you might start wishing your man looked a little more Noble Igwe and a little less Yul Edochie.  … Continue reading Effortlessly Gent|5 RULES TO LOOKING DAPPER 

BBARTISTRY’S DEBUT COLLECTION|THE PERFECT BLEND

And this is the first time we are going to see a makeup artist going into the fashion world. Blessing Bashir is a new designer riding on the waves of the metropolitan fashion atmosphere. Her debut collection for her brand BBARTISTRY tagged ‘ THE PERFECT BLEND’ is one filled with so much beauty and is aesthetically appealing to the eyes. According to the designer: The … Continue reading BBARTISTRY’S DEBUT COLLECTION|THE PERFECT BLEND

4 STEPS TO ACHIEVING AN EFFECTIVE WARDROBE PURGE

How long has it been since your last wardrobe ruthless purge? We don’t mean removing few things you haven’t worn in a while; we mean taking out everything and starting with stuff you love only. Ages, yeah? Well, we know how hard it can be to ditch items you spent hard-earned cash on. So we have decided to help you with steps to ruthlessly purge … Continue reading 4 STEPS TO ACHIEVING AN EFFECTIVE WARDROBE PURGE

TOP 5|THE STREETS OF ANKARA (THIRD EDITION)

In October 2017, we published the second edition of the Streets of Ankara and here we are six months later with the third edition and as you know, The Streets of Ankara is a periodic article where we feature our top 5 best Ankara street wears from a time period with reasons why we love them. In no maintained order, here are Kayoja Top 5 Ankara … Continue reading TOP 5|THE STREETS OF ANKARA (THIRD EDITION)

AFRICAN PRINT SKIRT STYLES INSPIRATION FOR EASTER FASHION

Yeah, yeah, we are ladies and we all love us some African print styles from tops, to maxi and mini dresses, to jumpsuits, to pants and skirts. Yes, skirts! One might think there’s not so much one can do with skirts except from the Highwaist pencil skirt, high slits pencil and flair skirts, regular flair skirts and then one with ruffles but thanks to African … Continue reading AFRICAN PRINT SKIRT STYLES INSPIRATION FOR EASTER FASHION

A FASHION GIFT GUIDE FOR THIS EASTER SEASON

Hey fashionistas! So the Easter celebration this year is scheduled for 1st of April, 2018; also April fools day. We know you’ll want to surprise your loved ones this time either with a little game for the April fools prank followed by the lovely present or nothing; i think i will root for the gifts part. In this part of the world, consuming a large … Continue reading A FASHION GIFT GUIDE FOR THIS EASTER SEASON

CAN YOU WEAR SHORTS TO THE OFFICE?

Hahaha shorts to the office?? That’s strange. Right? As you already know, when temperature changes, the dress codes also change. Maxis give way to mini and pants give way to shorts. All o that is well and accepted on the weekends but during the weekday it can lead to questionable workwear choices that may not adhere to the office dress code ethics. Shorts, remain one … Continue reading CAN YOU WEAR SHORTS TO THE OFFICE?

Weddings|FIVE SHOES THAT SHOULD BE TAGGED ‘WEDDING SHOES’

You just got engaged? Congratulations!!! And you have said yes to most gorgeous dress ever. Now onto the next important part: the perfect shoe that matches your dress, keeps your feet happy for all the dancing and walking and then complements your persona? Well, lets walk you through our five shoes that should be tagged ‘wedding shoes’ . 1. The strap sandals. They come in … Continue reading Weddings|FIVE SHOES THAT SHOULD BE TAGGED ‘WEDDING SHOES’

THE BERET TREND

Okay, so we all in the media world are familiar with the playful saying , that goes; ‘it’s ugly until rihanna says it’s not‘. Well, it is low-key true because this Parisian style became trendy when Rihanna was spotted in it late 2017, that was when we knew that berets were going on trend this year. The Parisian style is something of a controversial fashion … Continue reading THE BERET TREND

SUIT UP FOR THE STREET STYLE

Today, suits are becoming more and more popular with women than men. However, the suit is not just for the office, at least not to the fashionista. The suit is a piece you can wear just about anywhere. Here are some ideas of how to suit up for the street style. PICK A BOLD COLOR – colors like black, brown, dark grey, navy blue are … Continue reading SUIT UP FOR THE STREET STYLE

5 LOOKS THAT SHOW MONOTONE FASHION IS HERE TO STAY

A whole lot of people love to wear denim on denim, and that probably is what people are used to because of how long the trend has settled. On the other hand, the idea of matching your top and bottoms may seem pretty boring and just neutral sometimes. Fashion enthusiasts have found ways to completely own this trend, they call it ‘monotone’ in the fashion … Continue reading 5 LOOKS THAT SHOW MONOTONE FASHION IS HERE TO STAY

5 NIGERIAN FEMALE FASHION ICONS WE LOVE

Fashion definitely has evolved all over the world. Gone are the days when celebrities will wear anything they like and go scot-free or without catching the watchful eyes of paparazzi. From way back to recent times, African celebrities; male and female, have represented their countries awesomely and in time some created a “métier” for themselves and have decided to standout by always looking fabulous and … Continue reading 5 NIGERIAN FEMALE FASHION ICONS WE LOVE

7 trendy shorts for men in 2017

Shorts are awesome! One of the most comfortable piece of clothing to ever be worn by man. If you ask me, they are a good enough reason to get excited when the weather is warm. Though most men do not fancy wearing shorts whether it is burning hot or frigging cold. They are loyal to their pairs of trousers lol. Well, these 7 fancy shorts … Continue reading 7 trendy shorts for men in 2017

SHOPPING TIPS|How to avoid a bad buy day

Well, well, well, who hasn’t has a bad shopping day? Raise your hands so we can identify you? Just kidding though. I am the ‘queen of bad buy days’. Like i feel it’s impossible for me to come home , after having high expectations before shopping, only to check my purchases and exclaim ‘what the heck was i thinking!?’ Or ‘why did i get this!?’ Or … Continue reading SHOPPING TIPS|How to avoid a bad buy day

Colored Wedding Dresses

When the  term “wedding dress” is mentioned, the color white comes to mind, doesn’t it? Well, i guess my mind is wired differently. Black happens to be my go-to color for a wedding dress. Read also: “You can’t wear a black wedding dress? Why? Color me weird, yes, go ahead.  Anyway I’m not now going talk about the concept of a black wedding dress now. … Continue reading Colored Wedding Dresses

5 BEST STREET STYLE LOOKS OF JENNIFER OSEH

The truth about really stylish people is that they know how to own a look and make it theirs. Nigerian style influencer and fashion stylist, Jennifer Oseh does exactly this. Everything she puts on looks like it was custom made for her and like we say here in Nigeria ‘if you know, you know’. So here are Jennifer Oseh’s 5 best street style looks: This … Continue reading 5 BEST STREET STYLE LOOKS OF JENNIFER OSEH

You can’t wear a black wedding dress. Why? 

I personally love black, maybe not ’cause it’s a neutral color but cause I’m African. I deeply love and appreciate my black skin, my black hair and my black clothes LOL. No! I’m not getting wedded soon but my love for black wouldn’t let me betray it totally on my wedding day so I decided that I’d wear a black dress. I told my mom … Continue reading You can’t wear a black wedding dress. Why?