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‘Hot’ & ‘Cool’ Style Whatever the Weather! Check out How these Fashion Bloggers Mix It Up

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I love the Summer, but colder weathers, not so much. I love being able to simply throw on a few items of clothing and walk straight out door without worrying about piling on layers and covering gorgeous pieces with a winter coat. Maybe that’s just me though. I know a lot of people prefer fashion designed for the cold. They embrace the challenge that comes with putting together a good outfit with multiple pieces. And I must admit, if you can stand the cold and still look chic, then you are a ‘fashion killer’

I combed through my favorite Nigerian fashion blogs to answer the question; Do they do it better in hot or cold weathers?

Recently featured in the BellaNaija ‘My Style’ section; Stella of J’adore Fashion has undeniably fabulous style. I read through her comments and barely saw a single negative one, so there couldn’t be a better fashion darling to start the conversation. My favorite summer look from her is this gorgeous ASOS dress.

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During lower temperatures, she wrapped up warm in rich colours in an ASOS leather skirt and a ZARA coat.

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Lagos-based blogging duo; the beautiful sisters behind For Style Sake, Salewa and Segi, never have the cold to worry about. Watch them combat the heat in leather and sequins. Leather is an eternal favourite of mine (remember my Runway to My Way post?) and their Great Gatsby inspired sequin dresses are very relevant right now.
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The super gorgeous and petite Kike of Style by Queensalso Lagos based and recently featured on Bella Naija, is always effortlessly cool.
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London-based blogger and aspiring fashion designer Regina Akingbade of Reine Roi is one girl I know who prefers Spring fashion. Her orange dress is self-designed and it looks like a piece that could be designed by an established designer. Do you prefer her hot or cold look?

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Houston-based Agatha of Irony of Ashi is always flawlessly made up, I can’t get over her perfect glow.

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Nifesimi of Skinny Hipster always has a smile on her face. Her style is so diversified thus her posts are always so interesting and unexpected. I absolutely love her Noemmi skirt.
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Kaven, just one of the four beautiful ladies behind The4AcesDate, has modeled for Victoria’s Secret and Duro Olowu among other notable projects. She has the looks to pull off just about anything she wishes. I love how she dressed down her sequin skirt here.

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Omowunmi Akinsola, the face behind Daisy Mak and public relations officer at Virgo’s Lounge always has access to the stunning VL pieces before the rest of us. Luckily, her skirt is now available on Virgo’s Lounge, shop here.
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The gorgeous  Shirley of uber popular blog meek-n-mild has been blogging even before it was mainstream. I love her feminine and always immaculately chic outfits.
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Finally, just because of my FOMO (fear of missing out), here is how I kick it in an LBD in the summer and wrap up warm mixed prints style for cold weather.
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So, what’s your conclusion? Do you prefer the hot Summer weather or is cold weather couture your favorite. Don’t forget to comment below.

55 Comments

  1. Marc Francis of Chelsea

    July 23, 2013 at 3:16 pm

    Kikeee! Always murdering it. She and Stella are defo my faves. Can’t believe you left out Abby Omoruyi. She’s my fave fashion blogger. Love your shoes.

  2. Hurperyermie

    July 23, 2013 at 3:28 pm

    cool

  3. Tolu

    July 23, 2013 at 3:47 pm

    Errr…where’s Daks??

    • Bellabells

      July 23, 2013 at 3:53 pm

      Who is that and must the person be included on here?

    • LolaLayi

      July 23, 2013 at 3:54 pm

      I was just about to comment on that!!!! What kind of list of Nigerian fashion bloggers is this without thirdworldprofashional.

    • lola

      July 23, 2013 at 3:59 pm

      errr…… she doesnt have to be on the list.

    • Ready

      July 23, 2013 at 5:22 pm

      No, she doesn’t…no-one in this list necessary has to be on it. But she should. Adaku is fashionable, she’s been in the Nigerian fashion blogging game for over 5 years, and chick has items from Virgos Lounge & a few other designers named after her. I’m not even a stan, but I had to defend her nomination.

    • lola

      July 23, 2013 at 5:57 pm

      @ready. *take cold water* seriously no one is disputing that she isnt one of the most fashionable bloggers out there. I repeat. she doesnt have to be on this list. She can be on the next list the writer comes up with.
      na una sabi. eyin fashionistos.

    • IDG

      July 23, 2013 at 10:59 pm

      TWP is a fab lady and I cant get enough of her blog. but It’s obviously her friends that are coming on here and making irrelevant comments and making it look like people talk about [email protected] Ready, which nomination?Na award ceremony ni? Please let us focus on the gorgeous beauties featured on here.They are equally if not more fabulous than our beloved TWP.

    • Ready

      July 24, 2013 at 1:23 pm

      @lola, you need to calm yourself. Make your point but keep the theatrics. Yes, there are fab ladies on this list. But na you ask if she has to be on the list. You ask question, pesin answer…you come dey froth for mouth. Biko, hold your corner.

    • lola

      July 24, 2013 at 2:32 pm

      @ ready. go back and read my comment. I didnt ask a question. tolu did.

    • yoyo

      July 24, 2013 at 4:15 pm

      No offence but adaku isnt very stylish. she is just a consistent blogger. thats my humble opinion. the 4aces girls are stylish..and soraya…creative lot. the rest are bleh!.

  4. Lynxx & Emma Nyra are Nigeria wackest artist alive!

    July 23, 2013 at 4:27 pm

    Woww,beautiful pple,can’t even pick..But the Victoria’s secret model second looks is effortless!

    • Mz Socially Awkward...

      July 23, 2013 at 4:34 pm

      Agreed. I would rock that in a heart beat.

  5. Most Beautiful

    July 23, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    Lol, I see the TWP mafia are out….almost as bad as the Bey hive

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    • lola

      July 23, 2013 at 4:44 pm

      i tell ya.

    • Isioma

      July 23, 2013 at 7:57 pm

      Her stans are amazing. You need to read the comments on her blog, ridic. Says something about her to inspire that kind of following.
      Lol, see how a post about other bloggers has turned into one about Adaku.

  6. MK

    July 23, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    Hmnnnm most of the fashion bloggers are abroad……. I understand sha cos dis place can be boring at times so u really need to get busy and do something with ur time cos an idle mind is the devils workshop thats why my friend decided to put up make up videos on YouTube

  7. dr... lash

    July 23, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    NICE ONE

  8. Cool cat

    July 23, 2013 at 5:57 pm

    Pls did i see ballinciaga? The same blogger with the cheap fabric and tacky finishing at the seams?

    • How can you be so foolish?

      July 23, 2013 at 6:05 pm

      Educate Yourself: google.co.uk/search?q=ballinciaga&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=ebfuUZrjK-Wf0QWE0YC4Cg&sqi=2&ved=0CEAQsAQ&biw=1366&bih=596 , coi-nyc.com/product/c-o-i-ballin-tee

    • Sam

      July 24, 2013 at 9:00 pm

      Those are parody tees. Dont you see Celine & Hermes tees around? Do you think those brands actually make them?

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  9. D

    July 23, 2013 at 6:14 pm

    agatha be repping us!!!! boo looks fine

  10. Mma

    July 23, 2013 at 6:16 pm

    Nice. Check out more stylish bloogers at African Sweetheart.

    africansweetheart.blogspot.co.uk/

  11. Sweetie

    July 23, 2013 at 6:40 pm

    Thumbs up 🙂

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  12. Godslove22

    July 23, 2013 at 7:18 pm

    Love most of there blogs……Fashion forward 🙂

  13. Feyi

    July 23, 2013 at 7:52 pm

    I don’t see Daks here. Miss me….next!

  14. Cool cat

    July 23, 2013 at 8:56 pm

    @how can you be so foolish, woww, thanks for the info, doesn’t change the cheap tacky and poorly finished burnt orange sheath. What’s the site for that??? Lol

  15. FashionLadee

    July 23, 2013 at 9:30 pm

    You also forgot Tomi from redsblacksandfashionfacts.blogspot.com !!!

    • chomchom

      July 24, 2013 at 3:14 am

      This is not an exhaustive list of Nigerian Fashion Bloggers so I don’t get how the writer forgot to add these people you all are mentioning?Abi, did the writer say she intended to add them before?

  16. Sifon

    July 23, 2013 at 9:51 pm

    U forgot to add folake huntoon from stylepantry.com

  17. Zee

    July 24, 2013 at 1:35 am

    One bahd fashion blogger is Soraya!! Her style is off the chain. She’s based in the UK. I don’t know her personally, but I can’t deny the fact that shes a fashion queen. Check out her blog styleismything.blogspot.com Nigerian fashion bloggers home and abroad gat nothing on her style. Period!!!

    • zeee

      July 24, 2013 at 10:27 am

      Sorry but jadore is still the best. Soraya has got nothing on stella. Shes too effortless. Go and compare comments when Soraya was featured with stella’s. That alone will tell you

    • say what?

      July 24, 2013 at 11:07 am

      I like Soraya but abeg i think the girl is more about brand names…to me she doesnt get it all the time but i love looking at her collection..

  18. FRIED RICE

    July 24, 2013 at 2:23 am

    that Omowunmi akinsola girl tho! geez she needs to edit herself! ahah! idk it thats the london style but it strikes me as a WANNABEE poser! kaven is bloody stunning! Shirley is the best up there simple chic and classic she is not a by force fashion blogger

  19. Karimot

    July 24, 2013 at 3:38 am

    Are you guys all daft? This is not a list ofvall Nigerian fashion bloggers, the writer is just listing her favorite hot/cold styles of “some” Nigerian fashion bloggers. No offense but y’all are some kinda dumb.

    • MN

      July 24, 2013 at 8:36 pm

      Now that you have called people “daft”and “dumb” , are you a happier person now. abegi there are nicer ways of saying things

  20. Aibee

    July 24, 2013 at 4:25 am

    Too many people wearing beautiful clothes and taking pictures calling themselves stylists, fashionistas and fashion bloggers. Just my opinion, though.

  21. Fashionbabe

    July 24, 2013 at 8:38 am

    Loving all

  22. loveth

    July 24, 2013 at 10:34 am

    All i see are fashonistas with hot legssssssssssss!!

  23. bisbis

    July 24, 2013 at 12:06 pm

    No blogger here has anything on JILLIAN of NUSOPHISTICATE. Her style is effortless – the right makeup, natural hair, well fitted cloyhes…i can go on and on. Another is EWEMADE of matildaschild

  24. Berry Dakara

    July 24, 2013 at 12:55 pm

    LOL, how did this turn into “Nigerian Fashion Blogger Wars?”

    I like all the looks, and wish I could be as stylish as they are 🙂

    berrydakara.blogspot.com

  25. Mariaah

    July 24, 2013 at 2:08 pm

    LOL… I love Kaven.. I agree about Abby Omoruyi.. LMAO I actually saluted Kaven’s pic when I saw it. Like MAMA!!! She just pulls anything off though Cookey’s style is more like my style…

  26. Duvy

    July 24, 2013 at 2:57 pm

    So you know what to do Bella, make this a weekly post.

  27. enkay

    July 24, 2013 at 5:00 pm

    Shirley B. Eniang of meek n mild blog takes it as the winner! That girl at such a young age is so full of class, and a smart one too. Bella you forgot to add my girl Patricia Bright ( London) aka britpopprincess of moments of style blog.

  28. clarissa

    July 24, 2013 at 5:34 pm

    i agree SORAYA IS A TREND SETTER! she is that creative

  29. Babious

    July 24, 2013 at 5:36 pm

    k,now we are checking out fashion bloggers?smh

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  30. @ajiriavae

    July 24, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    I see a couple of nice outfits but for the most part, you see the looks everyday.
    ajiristyle.blogspot.com/

  31. olamiji

    July 24, 2013 at 6:34 pm

    Where’s ma tounaj nd ella mo?shirley nd stella r def ma favs

  32. Flow

    July 25, 2013 at 1:28 am

    Yes Agatha is flawless!!!

  33. divachick

    July 25, 2013 at 9:56 am

    this ladies aint gat anything on my girl Shirley…that’s for sure.

  34. Priscy

    July 25, 2013 at 10:31 am

    Shirley and Stella….dose are my favs

  35. DollyP

    July 26, 2013 at 1:45 pm

    Soraya is not Nigerian!

  36. Ngozi

    July 26, 2013 at 3:41 pm

    Can’t even deny the awesomeness of these ladies, I follow a few of them and they are the ish when it comes to fashion.
    dressed2dnines.blogspot.com

  37. elika

    December 2, 2015 at 2:02 pm

    i love stella so very much

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