Renata

I have my own style. It’s specific to me (as style should be) and determined by my body shape, my height, my location and the occasion. The Virgo’s Lounge Renata dress is exactly my style. The draped back is my kind of understated drama and the v-neckline shows just the right amount of skin. VL’s trademark wrap slit opens up with every stride breaking the sea of glitzy blue to show off (freshly shaved) legs!!!

The VL Renata is my dream right now, I wish I was a June baby so I’d have a justifiable reason to purchase it….

Virgos Lounge Renata

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What do you think of the VL Renata?

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Ps: The ‘fro is out once again, so you guessed it! The next blog will be on my latest hair do… the “Drum”!

Toshade: Garden Collection

March 22 marked the beautiful Traditional ceremony of my Sister Olaitan and her husband, Dipo. As expected, Toshade made pretty much all the jewellery and she did an amazing job!

1. Roses are Red: Using red corals of different sizes, shapes and textures, Toshade created a chunky and twisted ‘Mother of the Bride’ number finished with 24 carat gold  toppings and swarovski crystals strategically placed to catch the sunshine of the outdoor event.

2. Forget Me Not: Just like the flower, these chipped beads are blue and pink with dainty, bronze beads separating each chip. Each string swings nonchalantly with the movement of the wearer in a contagious yet classy manner.

3. Baby Blue Eyes: These textured, sugar beads are separated by a trio of gunmetal grey seed beads locked in at each edge with matching spacer bars. Simple, yet captivating the strings are finished with a turquoise and blue clasp.

4. Last and definitely not the least is my Pink Hibiscus: About 30 strands of seed beads strung in varying lengths and neatly twisted into a solid rope. Pink Hibiscus was finished with silver cones, large pink beads and my favourite finish… a hand made hook.

Below are pictures of the Garden inspired wedding collection. Just like the outdoor ceremony, it was quite the breath of fresh air. Hope you like….

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For further enquiries on Toshade beads, contact me on KehindeFanimokun[at]yahoo.com or contact my Mum on: AbiFanimokun[at]gmail.com.

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Ps: That day, I danced till I could not feel my legs!!! It took about 48 hours to get over the intense work out. Lol

PPs: My Mum also made Olaitan’s beads but I have no pictures!!! I should do a separate blog on it you know….

The Final Graduation

Last week was Wura’s graduation and seeing as she’s the youngest (and yet the tallest) of the bunch, it was definitely one of the proudest, most memorable family ceremonies.

Seeing as everyone was kind enough to avoid black for my ceremony, I decided on a cobalt blue skirt and an off-white polyester blouse, accessorized with a pair of my Mum’s shoes( as well as her clutch) and Laitan’s copacabana nail polish by nails inc. No matter how hard I tried though, I couldn’t outshine Wura in her cap and gown….. she looked simply beautiful.

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Ps:It was such a special occassion, that Rosie (my scarf) made a comeback. If you follow my other blog on TaDeRa, you’ll know what I’m on about.

PPs: Just got back from Costa Brava and I can’t wait to upload a blog about my favourite new blazer 🙂

The Girl in The Blue Skirt

A couple of weeks ago, I was out shopping at Zara and fell in love with a midi, dodger blue pleated skirt. As it sat on the mannequin’s waist with the wind enabling the Marylin Monroe effect it became clear to me. I had to have it. I picked the smallest size I could find and headed straight for the dressing room, but to my detriment even that was too big for my bony waist.

A couple of weeks on and my sister-Gbonju (remember the one from 2 posts ago?)- is sporting the skirt of my pleated fantasy with a plain black tee, a pair of coral KG’s and a DP bag. You have to admit, she’s quite the hottie.



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