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The Thrifted Mustard Yellow Skirt

I got this skirt early in the summer from a thrift/consignment store.I was attracted to the mustard yellow color and the design on it.I have no doubt that this skirt was made by an African tailor. The seam, elastic band and the round details, is reminiscence of a Nigerian tailor's work.The fabric used is brocade, and this was very popular in making similar styles in the early 90's. I am also guessing this skirt was part of a 'skirt & blouse' set.I could have sworn my Mom's tailor, Brother Rasak(from back in the days) made this.:-)

Anyway weather was great yesterday and i decided to give this skirt a try.Though not loving the ensemble,still thought i'd share with you guys.




Dunno what my hand was doing up there! lol
Yellow Bow from Chic Therapy.

BTW, I cut 6 inches of my hair last week (dont even ask me why) :-(. Hopefully it will grow back soon.

Enjoy the rest of the week Chicas.

xoxo

Chic Therapy

Comments

  1. Girl, i love this headband...stunning. you look like a picture of summer. lol

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  2. this whole outfit is really cute. i love the detailing on the skirt; GREAT FIND!! :-)

    ~nic

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  3. love it :) love your hair!!!

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  4. I love.....yellow looks fab on you

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  5. You are really inspiring me to go thrifting more. I've been so lazy and this online shopping thing takes away from the excitement of running up on a really unique piece and realizing it's super affordable. Lovely outfit and style ;-)

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  6. Its the ensemble that you hate that just looks so perfect :) I love love love it and your hair will grow you know that now :) I want that skirt, totally o

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  7. So cute! Love mustard yellow :)

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  8. YOU LOOK MARVELOUS!!!

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  9. Love the yellow!

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  10. Love your hair!!! And the bow looks fab!!! Cute!!! xoxo

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  11. pearlspeeptoesprettySeptember 22, 2011 at 9:56 PM

    LOL @ Bro. Rasak! Yellow is one of my favorite colors. Looks comfy and summery!

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  12. i love the whole combinasion , i want all please....

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  13. Pretty pretty pretty.. the whole combo looks simple and very fitting

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  14. Aww! I love it,boo!
    So cute! Your hair is so gorge!
    <3

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  15. The yellow is so pretty....too cute!!

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  16. Cute yellow bow. Love the African skirt.

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  17. What a beautiful skirt and I love your big yellow bow as well! =)

    star-crossed smile

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  18. So amazing, love that mustard color! And your african material skirt is really pretty as well as the bow.
    xoxo dear.

    laseulewilfried.blogspot.com

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  19. yeah this a skirt from Africa,we use this type of clothes :)
    I like this mix in this look!!kisses

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  20. Omg the lemon slices! I didn't notice that from the avi pic via twitter! Too cute! That was a great thrift find! And love the bow too! So pretty girlie!

    -Kris

    http://thekrisbliss.blogspot.com

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  21. Radiant! The color looks great on you. This skirt is amazing!

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  22. this is sooooo beautiful. yellow is a brown girls best friend :)

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  23. i really like the skirt . Beautiful look

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