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#StyleNotes: A Yellow Dress & AMVCA/British Council Alumni Awards

By Isoken ogiemwonyi

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“Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you.”
― Ralph Lauren

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I can’t believe what a whirlwind weekend this was! It was a veritable event bonanza! LOL – I was nominated for the Entrepreneurship award by the British Council Alumni Awards and I’m so thankful and honoured ! It was an incredible night and I caught trips with one of my favourite entrepreneur ladies Ehime Eigbe of Sweet Kiwi ( we were nominated in the same category – how cool is that?)

 After that I  popped by the AMVCA (Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards) – it’s always an amazing event , and my team and I were also working with Martell Nigeria on the afterparty installation. It was a super fun night!

Unsurprisingly –  I opted for my new love – a navy blue bob, put up in a halo braid and a yellow column dress with pearl embellishments. The blue hair is a strange choice I know, but the dress  was so feminine and delicate I wanted to  edge it up a bit.

I MAY have gone a little overboard,  vamping it up further with a dark metallic lip, and a pair of statement earrings. I felt so AMAZING and I couldn’t have been happier with the look. It encapsulates everything I’m ‘feeling’ right now – bright hair, vampy makeup and yellow is one of my favourite colours- so it was a total win for me.

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What I’m Wearing

Obsidian Yellow Pearl Embellished Column Dress . Similiar here and here or try this

Jimmy Choo Lang in Gold. Try this othis

ASOS Statement Earrings. Similiar here, here and here

Hair & Makeup

RLG Cosmetics Liquid Lipstick in Burnt & Susan G. Similiar here and here

Blue Ombre Bob

DIY Braid Headband . Try this. This is also pretty good.

Chrome Nails. This is a cool dupe. Or these cute stick-ons

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1 Thought to #StyleNotes: A Yellow Dress & AMVCA/British Council Alumni Awards

  1. Emily August 11, 2017 at 10:41 pm

    Loving this look, absolutly stunning. Yellow is definitely your color!
    Isn’t That Charming.