Hey fams, It’s a weekend again and that can only mean one thing, its AsoEbitime.
What is AsoEbi?
AsoEbi is a uniform dress that is traditionally worn in Nigeria and some West African cultures as an indicator of cooperation and solidarity during ceremonies and festive periods popularly tagged Owambe. … Affordability of fabrics such as Ankara has contributed to the popularity of uniform dressing for social occasions in Nigeria.
These days, with so many gorgeous fabrics available, in colors that span the spectrum, it’s easier than ever to pick winning aso-ebi combinations for your occasion. AsoEbiliterally to Family Uniform.
Over the years, the concept of asoebi has so evolved to the point that it now often look more like a Ready-to-Wear (RTW) cloth when perfectly sewn.
Owambe is a lavish and flamboyant party thrown by Nigerians which is usually characterized by a show of luxury, lavish spending, colour, extravaganza, paparazzi, lots of food, music, dance and networking. The origin is in Western Nigeria, particularly the Yoruba culture.
With print mixing, new patterns, combining self-style with creativity ladies have taken their styles to whole new levels. The recent color choices are so elegant and pleasing to admire.
Each style AsoEbi represents bits and pieces of elegance of the one who rocks it and her sense of style.
Individuality is the key to standing out and turning heads. Get inspired by numerous styles you see on our platform here and create an outfit idea off of them, but let it represent your own sense of style. Bearing in mind your skin color, your body shape and height whatever style you opt for should accentuate and flatter you.
In regards to picking a color, go for colors that work for you and make you appear elegant and gorgeous. If you chose a style that requires a lining, opt for fabrics (chiffon, taffeta, tulle etc ) that come in colors very close to your skin tone so you don’t end up appearing tanned.
Get creative fams, and let your inner diva take charge.
Every once a while you just want to rock that short dressing bearing your legs as you walk down the street, it is absolutely allowed. Here is a gallery of short and perfectly styled dresses for your pleasure.