It is the month of December, the city is buzzing with events at every nook and cranny. Ebonylife premiered a new movie last Sunday and the style theme was opulently Nigerian.
It was a hall full of celebrities, dignitaries all looking glam in different cultural garments.
On that note, we will be giving a few tips on how to include culture into your wardrobe.
1) Play with your accessories: Designers in and out of Nigeria are adopting the use of our local fabrics to make beautiful accessories that could add some culture to our western styles. There are quite a number of accessories designers who use coral beads, Adire and asooke to make bags, jewelry, foot wear, turbans, scarves and the list goes on….. Here are a few brands you can look at.
2) Go for brands that manipulate fabric. Some brands do no wrong manipulating fabrics by mixmatching or underlaying and many more other ways. A few of the many designers who do this are:
3) Be unconventional: Avoid doing the norm when selecting styles for for your cultural fabric.
For lifestyle, you can play around when soft furnishing using homes accessories made with cultural materials.
Written by Seun Akeke