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A Polka Dot Affair

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There are trends that never go out of fashion. The polka dot trend is one of those trends that keeps coming back over and over. I can bet a million dollar that in every ladies closet, you cannot lack an item that is polka dot. It could be a dress, shirt/blouse, jumpsuit, or even pants. If you have no polka dot apparel, I hope by the end of this post, I will have inspired you to get at least one item.
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It is a wardrobe staple that requires little to no effort while styling it because it stands out anyway. Depending on the event or occasion, polka dotted apparels can be dressed up or down accordingly .It adds fun and playfulness to any look.
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You can embrace this trend to work but you have to be careful on how you style it .You don’t want a situation where you look like Minnie mouse at work. A Work polka dot ensemble should be minimal, and probably consider dark solid colors while styling it for a good balance. Alternatively if you feel it’s a strong style to work you can always opt to have accessories that are polka dot. E.g. scarfs, shoes or even a bag.
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On the other hand, it can be paired with bright colored items to add more edge .If you prefer a more chic ensemble, don’t hesitate to pair it with other prints and patterns. E.g., Polka dot top paired with a striped pant.
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I love this polka dot tiered skirt which is actually a high-low. Too much sauce in one piece ahaaa!It’s clear I had church in mind while styling it .I chose an all-black ensemble, paired with a burgundy pair of heels and a nude bag to complete the entire look.
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I feel if I wanted a more casual or dressed down look, I would have paired the skirt with a white T-shirt or crop top, and a pair of sneakers. There are numerous ways of styling this gem. You only need to figure what works for you and your style. That said, I hope to see you color the town with more Polka. Great week ahead.
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Styling Palazzo Pants

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As a fashion enthusiast, you realize that the 70s and 60s style are having a comeback. In my case if anyone mentions a palazzo pant, I get a vivid picture of a photo I once saw of my grandfather wearing his magnificent afro, wide legged trousers(Belly Bottom) and a pair of heeled shoes(Blocks). Trust me he was that cool guy.
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Also, known as Culottes, these pants hardly go unnoticed as their uniqueness makes them not your common pants. They flow loosely from the waist and get wider downwards, explaining their wide flare. You can actually confuse them with skirts.
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They are comfortable and modest without losing a fun, chic and edgy style. It’s never a challenge styling Palazzos as they seem to seamlessly gel with any kind of top or shoe.
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However, I would highly recommend that you style them with Tops/blouses with a perfect fit. The fact that they loosely fit, fitting tops will complement by cinching your waist. This ensures you don’t look all tacky and bulky. Tops like crop tops, vests or fitting blouses would complement Palazzos perfectly.
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Never shy away from layering your tops with kimonos, sleeveless coats and blazers. Get as creative as possible as long as you maintain polished sophisticated look.
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I love my vibrant floral printed Palazzo pants. I always choose solid coloured tops, or blazers whenever I style them, not to end up looking like a flower bed. I layered the green top with my favourite leather jacket .
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I preferred the yellow heels for some elevated look. Sandals however would also cement this look on an easy weekend where comfort is crucial.

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Church Fashion Double Flavor.

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Hi lovelies, how have you been? Welcome back.
Church Fashion has rapidly evolved over time. Gone are the days when women dressed in a conservative way while going to church. Women are slowly embracing new trends and fashion in the house of God.As long as you steer off outfits that are too tight, very short and those that expose too much skin causing unnecessary attention.. Continue Reading