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Lagos Diaries: Pink and Gold Aso Ebi

Hi guys, In my previous post, I mentioned that I visited my home country, Nigeria earlier this month. Though my trip was unplanned and short, I managed to squeeze in a lot of fun.

The reason I was home was to attend an "owambe" (traditional Nigerian Function ). The colors of the event were blush and gold, and I knew I wanted a very glamorous traditional outfit. I bought the pink underlay fabric and skirt fabric in the States, but the shimmery lace fabric was bought at good old Balogun Market. Because I arrived in Lagos a few days before the event, my tailor had a very short time to complete the dress. The end result was not the exact style I had requested, but the outfit came out gorgeous and I was satisfied with the outcome. 

What do you guys think? The tailor came correct, right?

Face: Loreal Infallible Matte Foundation in Dark Cocoal | Powder: Iman pressed powder in Medium deep | blush: Inglot Red #382 |Highlight: LA Girl cosmetics in warm honey & Ben Nye Banna Powder
Eyes: Inner corner-Mac loose pigment in copper sparkle & Pink pink pearl | Middle color--MAC loose pigment in magenta madness and MAC cranberry | Outer V: cexpresso for Too faced Natural eye paletter |Crease: Inglot Red #382

Lips: Lip Liner: Barry M in #11 & Coloured Raine in Berri Raine

That's all folks. Thanks for stopping by my little space on the web :-)


  1. Hi,

    Pretty in pink, you look very elegant! I love the fabric and the design of your dress.

  2. beautiful!!

  3. On point as usual

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  4. Looking glam boo! Love the dress and your makeup is fabulous!!!

  5. Stunning dress and make up!

  6. Yes oh. Your tailor came correct.
    I love when tailor exceeds my expectation.
    You always look beautiful and you make up is on point as usual!

    Thanks so much for visiting my blog. I appreciate you so much for that!

  7. Wow!!! You are a elegance!!! Kisses from Italy and thank you for your visit,

    Eniwhere Fashion
    Bloglovin of Eniwhere Fashion

  8. Nice look!
    I follow you #496 hope you follow me back

    kisses Adela Acanski

  9. Gorgeous dress ! You are very elegant. Kisses :)


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