Monday, 20 April 2015

Fashion and style through the decades 90s - Dungarees

Dungarees/Overalls were the rage in the 90s.This was a common fashion for teenage women during the 1930s as well, especially for ones living in rural areas. For extra authenticity, leave one of the clasps undone.

Monday, 13 April 2015

Fashion and style through the decades - 90s sheer trend

If you wanted to be sexy in the ’90s, you went sheer.

gwen stefani
Gwen in the 90s

Anna Wintour in the 90s (who knew?! :) )
 Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell in the 90s

Vintage Dolce and Gabana dress

Baby spice in a sheer jumpsuit in the 90s

Janet Jackson

Diana Ross


The sheer trend made a huge comeback in 2014 and is still hot in 2015 as they were in the 90s.
See how celebs rocked the sheer trend. (Got pictures of lots of Nigerian and African celebs rocking sheer outfits...yayyy!!)

 Tiwa Savage in 2014

Miss Nigeria

Genevieve Nnaji


Anne Idibia

Chika Ike


  Tiwa Savage


Keke Palmer

Rita Dominic

Beverly Naya


Joselyn Dumas

Tiwa Savage


What do you think of the sheer trend?Would you go all out like Rihanna or demure like Joselyn?

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Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Vintage Style Inspiration - Stephanie Okafor from London

We are taking a break this week from the "Fashion and style through decades" series and presenting to you blogger Stephanie Okafor @Metrogypsie our Vintage Style Inspiration.
Enjoy :)

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My name is Stephanie Okafor aka Metrogypsie.

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I am a Business Analyst,currently working with a commercial bank in the UK.

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Style is a second oppourtunity at a personality.

VC9ja:-     What makes vintage clothing appealing to you?
Stephanie:-The fact that they are rarely mass produced,they are usually in good quality too and most times with more character.

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Vintage style tip:
Always mix up your vintage finds with modern pieces so you don't start looking like you resurrected from another decade.

More Pictures:

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                                                                    Wide Leg pants

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                                                             Vintage Shirt and Culotte

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Follow Stephanie on instagram @metrogypsie to see more of her takes on vintage and even contemporary style.
Visit her blog

Which of her looks do you want to replicate?

Vintage Closet.

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