There’s a hot new trend in wedding guest/ aso-ebi fashion and it’s all about dramatic statement sleeves. They are the latest statement sleeves styles for Nigerian women.
They’re voluminous, attention-grabbing and so loud that you just have to notice them. That’s not all, they are feminine, very pretty and add a touch of class to the wearer.
In this post, we’re bringing you our editorial picks of some of the hottest, boldest and dramatic statement sleeves you definitely need to power-up your occasion dressing. You gotta know what’s up!
Swipe or scroll down to see pictures of amped-up Nigerian statement sleeves with extra oomph.
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1. Dramatic Bell Sleeves: Black Lace and Satin Pencil Gown with Draping Bell Sleeves
STYLE NOTES: Toke Makinwa looks radiant in this black aso-ebi pencil lace gown with cascading bell sleeves that add extra volume to balance her straight, fitted skinny skirt/ dress-body. She finishes the look with a matching black Gele headtie.
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2. Voluminous Asymmetric Statement Sleeves (One Hand Bishop Sleeve and One Hand Ruffle Sleeve): Hot Pink Pencil Aso-ebi Gown with Voluminous Asymmetric Bishop Sleeve
STYLE NOTE: Tolu looks gorgeous in this hot pink aso-ebi pencil long gown with asymmetric sleeves (one hand is a dramatic puffy bishop sleeve and the other is a voluminous ruffle sleeve).
Toke finishes the look with a blush pink pleated gele headtie that contrasts and equally harmonizes with her dress colour.
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3. Dramatic and Voluminous Puff Sleeves: Toke Serves the ‘Thick Madam Look’
STYLE NOTES: Toke Makinwa subtly flashes some shoulder skin in this sexy and voluminous puff sleeve off-shoulder black and white aso-oke maxi gown with back slit.
She tops the aso-oke dress with a short wrapper that drapes to the side, which makes this look more interesting. Then, Toke finishes the look with a matching bold gele and bold silver earrings that complement the white accents in her aso-oke top and skirt trimmings.
Oh, that dark sunglasses and black hand-fan adds an element of mystery that is also fun at the same time. Her white high heel strappy sandals are a perfect contrasting colour combo to the entire outfit.
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4. Dramatic Tiered/ Layered Balloon Sleeves: Lilac Beaded Maxi Gown with Satin Tiered Balloon Sleeves
This beautiful bride is glammed up in a lilac off-shoulder aso-ebi long dress with satin layered or tiered balloon sleeves. She pairs the outfit with a simple pleated sequin gele headtie.
Her fully beaded dress and gele colour complement nicely with that silver-coloured clutch bag.
5. Voluminous and Dramatic Ruffle Puff Sleeves: Black Top with Big Ruffle Puff Sleeves
Temi (above) looks radiant in this black top with voluminous ruffle puff sleeves paired with a patterned black and silver pencil long skirt. The volume of those ruffled sleeves’ spark a hint of interest in this look and capture attention wherever she steps in.
6. Balloon Bishop Sleeves: Pink-Black-and-Gold Wedding Guest Dress with See-Through Chiffon Bishop Sleeves
STYLE NOTES: This pretty fashionista stuns in her pink and black aso-ebi long gown with a thigh-high split and see-through chiffon bishop sleeves. The black sheer, transparent chiffon sleeves spark a hint of interest in this look, and her pink side-twisted fan gele headtie contrasts nicely with the dress colour.
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Power Up Your Wedding Guest Dressing With Trending Dramatic Statement Sleeves
A modern twist to the past: Some of these trending statement sleeves for women were once popular in the past but later disappeared. They are back in the Nigerian wedding guest/ aso-ebi and ankara fashion scene but this time around they have a total makeover and grownup modern look.
Upon resurfacing again, modern versions of dramatic statement sleeves don’t quite look like what they used to before, but now look super chic, refined and modern.
The modern version of statement sleeves has become louder, dramatic, edgy with more fun and ooze of a sassy feminine aura. All the latest statement aso-ebi sleeves spotted on Nigeria’s top fashionistas and celebs are dramatic and flamboyant.
From bubbly bishop sleeves to amped-up bell sleeves, to super-voluminous puff sleeves, every of the featured statement sleeves simply screams va-va-voom sexy!
They’re the perfect addition to every stylish woman’s occasion dress/ aso-ebi closet, ready for the next occasion or wedding.
Wrapup: Trendy and Dramatic Statement Sleeves in Nigeria
If you like to be trendy and love your wedding aso-ebi or occasion dress style looking different, you’ll love these new statement sleeves.
If you love to turn heads without looking like you’re doing a thing, why not go for these latest flamboyant sleeves that will announce you wherever you go?
Dresses with trendy and dramatic statement sleeves are very feminine and are also an effortlessly effective way to make a bold fashion statement. Now you know what’s up, as per the latest styles of dramatic statement sleeves for Nigerian wedding and occasion dressing.
Go ye and make a big bold fashion statement wearing any of the featured statement sleeve styles. Don’t forget to finish off your look with flawless makeup and a simple gele headtie and you’re ready to go. Thank me later.
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