Posts Tagged“Babushka”

As promised, here’s Part 2 of my sister’s Wedding Feature. Such a beautiful ceremony! The bridesmaids’ dresses were a gorgeous fusion of some of my favourite Nigerian designers –Toju Foyeh, Babushka & Lanre Da-Silva Ajayi. All photos by Jide Alakija.   My dress by Lanre Da-Silva Ajayi The hair pieces were made by Babushka. Bridesmaids’ Dress by Babushka Flower Girl’s dress by Babushka Junior Bridesmaids (on the left and right) by Babushka Hostesses’ dress by Toju Foyeh Thank you to all the designers and wedding planners and I apologise to everyone I yelled at, I was stressed, forgive me please.…

If you follow Style By Queens, you should know we LOVE statement necklaces! Yummi kouture was established in 2010 by Afi Boateng a Ghanaian based in the UK.The idea for the label came about when she realised people loved the things she created for herself as a hobby . Afi says she’s always loved fashion and anything stylish and fabulous so it was easy to reflect her personal style in her clothes and jewellery. Her pieces are targeted at  the modern lady who is bold,unique,stylish and is not afraid to make a bold fashion statement or stand out from the…

“A taste of Portobello in Lagos.” Le Petit Marche (LPM) will be holding its second Grande Marche on Sunday, December 26th. This will be different from the usual monthly market. Why? Well other than the awesome shopping, there will be VIP goodie bags and the uber fabulous LPM Grande Marche Runway featuring some of the best in Nigerian fashion. Not to mention the LPM #BuyNigerian Documentary! Rehearse those soundbites people! Start replenishing your wardrobe for the New Year and grab some last minute holiday gifts for the family and friends! Here’s a sneak peek of what we have in store…

We did a mini-feature on the gorgeous line that is Babushka in our LPM (Le Petit Marche) post. Here I am wearing, one of the pieces to a wedding. Some of my Twitter followers may have seen this dress already, as I Twit-pic’d it the minute I got it out of excitement! I love her signature bibs. They add all the difference to her pieces and give them a distinctive look. The attention to detail… Bag -“Vintage Chanel” (My Mother’s :)) Shoes – CL To contact Babushka, email babushkalagos@gmail.com . Christmas is only a few days away, we hope you’re…

Apologies for our little hiatus. We’ve both been extremely busy with work and school. It’s been hectic but we’re coping! I (Kike) was in Nigeria for a week and I couldn’t help but appreciate the wonderful world of fashion there. Fashion keeps getting better and better in Nigeria. I’m so excited and curious to see what the next few years have to offer! Just so we can appreciate our Nigerian Fashion Designers and Trend Setters, we’re going to showcase our top 10 in fashion in Nigeria, over the next couple of weeks. Le Petit Marche is our Number 10! It’s…