OOTD: A Traditional Affair

I am from the Western part of Nigeria where Iro (Wrapper), Buba(Blouse) and Gele(Head gear) is the traditional dressing for women on special occasions like weddings, birthdays and church. I hardly ever dress like this because it is such a hassle, one can spend hours trying to perfect the length, breadth and height of the gele.

I decided to wear the full attire to church yesterday and my mum came through for me.She gave me this gorgeous ten year old lace and hooked my gele up.

Shoes: Julien McDonald

I really enjoyed wearing the full regalia and I just might start dressing like this more often 🙂

Peace and Love,

Y.

11 Comments

  1. November 26, 2012 / 12:06 pm

    You look really good. yes you should.

    • November 27, 2012 / 1:15 am

      Thanks Onyinye 🙂

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    November 26, 2012 / 2:09 pm

    Looking goood..

  3. November 26, 2012 / 8:19 pm

    You look lovely. Every once in a while its nice to go all out with the traditional wear.

    • November 27, 2012 / 1:15 am

      Thank you so much..will def embrace it more 🙂

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  5. November 27, 2012 / 2:14 pm

    nice nice nice……love it! Just wish i could bring myself to dressin dis way…i just feel i wont look nice in it..lool… Anyways u look gorg!

  6. Kayla
    November 27, 2012 / 10:15 pm

    Gorgeous as always…Bless!!

  7. Adaora
    December 4, 2012 / 8:20 pm

    Take home to mama! i am getting you boo…looking beautiful :0)

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