Wedding Gown Bodice Types (and How to Choose Bodice Styles)

Most wedding dresses have different forms of embellishment that draw attention to the bodice, and so some dresses are described as: illusion bodice wedding dress, lace bodice or beaded bodice bridal gown.  Find your styles from the popular wedding dress bodice below: How to Choose the Right Wedding Bodice for Your Body Shape The bodice […]

Types of Wedding Gown Necklines and How to Choose (w/ Photos of Neckline Styles)

The cut or style of a wedding gown neckline changes the overall shape of a dress and how it looks on your body.  Generally, the neckline of a dress enhances the beauty of the outfit and makes it stand out from another.  Let two different women try wearing two different gowns with similar cut or […]

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Types of Wedding Gown Sleeves and How to Choose (w/ Photos of Sleeve Styles)

Why should you bother to know the different types of wedding gown sleeves?  Simple – because not every sleeve style looks good on everyone, and you should look perfect in every part of your wedding gown, including the sleeves.  You need to also know that there are different types and styles of long sleeves in […]

Best Wedding Gown Shapes for Your Figure (Buying Guide w/ Photos)

Which wedding gown style or shape (silhouette) is for your figure? That’s what you’ll find out in this article. Because women’s bodies come in different shapes, bridal gown designers specifically cut and sew different wedding dresses to suit particular body shapes. That’s why you’ll notice that some wedding gowns look similar in shape (a.k.a silhouettes), […]

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Wedding Gown Shopping: 17 Tips to Quickly Find and Choose the Right Dress Before You Buy

Shopping and trying to find the right wedding gown can be exhausting and overwhelming, and may even go wrong if you are uninformed about important wedding dress pre-shopping tips and advice (or dress shopping checklist).  It’s important that you’re prepared by knowing the bridal shopping dos and donts, what to expect and how to prepare […]

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Introducing the Madivas Gele Mobile App that Teaches How to Tie Gele on Phones and Tabs

Every season, there’s a set of “IT” items that take over the fashion scene.  For the gele trend, every season comes with a different style. As far as the owambe business keeps blossoming, creatives would find a new and refreshing way to turn the traditional ceremonial head gear (aka Gele) into something that would cause […]

Mens Wedding Guest Outfit Guide: 7 Occasion Appropriate Dressing Styles with Pictures

Looking for ideas for stylish but appropriate traditional African/ Nigerian-style outfits for men to wear to weddings or special occasions? In this post, you will see pictures of the top 7 types of appropriate male wedding guest attire to wear to a Nigerian wedding – including English wear and Nigerian traditional menswear.  Our featured men’s […]

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Celebrity Wedding Guest Styles: 16 Times Toke Makinwa Gave Us Serious Asoebi Style Envy

Popular TV and radio personality, Toke Makinwa, is our wedding guest style crush today, and for so many reasons. She is everly correct when spotted at weddings, red carpet events and everywhere.  Toke is one of Nigeria’s best dressed celebrities, and one lady that serve us serious wedding guest style inspiration, from head to toe.  […]

How to Tie Ankara Turban-Style Gele Headwrap: Video Tutorial and Steps

We’re loving the ankara turban-headwrap trend, so much so because it’s versatile – looks good on almost any type of outfit, from simple to luxurious and even looks good on english-wears.  Ankara turbans are also easier and quick-to-tie than the traditional Gele.  But then, to do a fashionable turban-style ankara headwrap fit for a special occasion […]