Blue aso ebi

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Good morning all. No Motivational Monday post in sight today, but a lovely outfit that I really like.
This is a tailor-made dress. I was a bridesmaid for a very good friend back in September, and we were given this material to make anything with it for the second part of the wedding. For those who don’t know, in many weddings where the couple are of African descent, they and the bridal party will often change into an African tailor-made outfit. The material and pattern will depend on where exactly the couple are from.
The bride’s sister got this fabulous material for us straight from Nigeria. This particular lace texture is called aso ebi (asho-eybee). I was inspired to have this design made because of a similar dress that I had seen on ASOS. It sold out before I had the chance to buy it, but I decided that after wearing this dress for my friend’s wedding, I would wear it for another that I was due to attend the month after. I paired it with silver open toe sandals and accessories, because I think that silver complements the vibrant blue.
The tailor added padding inside the dress so that it’s not bodycon (I really can’t stand that material), but elegantly outlines my shape. What do you all think?

Mich x

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10 Comments

  1. Pam
    13/11/2017 / 10:36 AM

    this dress is GORGEOUS on you! the colour looks amazing against your skin and i love how you accessorised it! Great dress that I too would want to wear over and over again 😀
    Pam xo/ Pam Scalfi♥

    • 14/11/2017 / 9:22 AM

      Thank you love. This type of blue is my fave. Xx

    • 14/11/2017 / 9:22 AM

      It really is! I will definitely be wearing it again. Xx

  2. 13/11/2017 / 6:24 PM

    Hi Michael,
    I found you on Google +, and I just check your blog, and you are doing a great job here,with lot of passion. I believe that we can’t be good in our job without love and passion 🙂 Thank you

  3. 24/11/2017 / 2:13 PM

    What a pretty dress, I really like the cut of it!
    Have a lovely weekend 🙂
    Rosanna x

    • 24/11/2017 / 2:15 PM

      Thank you so much x Have a great weekend x

  4. 25/11/2017 / 2:48 AM

    I love the fabric choice and the style!

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