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It’s time for another fabulous edition of My Style – our monthly BN Style feature that aims to celebrate the unique style of our amazing BN readers.

The My Style page is all about showing how diverse and universal style can be. Style is individual, unique and fun and is a personal representation of how each person expresses their take on fashion; so BN Style watchers let’s appreciate her unique style. :) Enjoy!

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Makeup Artist, beauty expert and fashion enthusiast Dodos Uvieghara is our My Style focus for today and we are loving every aspect of her stylish world. She majored in Economics at Crawford University and has professional experience in Human Resources; however Dodos has found her calling in the world of makeup, style and enhancing beauty.

She currently runs a fashion, beauty and lifestyle blog called iamdodos.com where she shares her personal style and beauty looks and tips with with her followers.

Dodos’ style is fresh, sporty-chic and unique with a hint of vintage that we are sure you will love. Check out more of her style below;

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My Style Is…
clean, minimal, edgy and feminine. Most importantly I have to be comfortable. It’s interesting because my style depends on my mood and how I feel.

Where Style Meets Personality
My personality is fun, energetic and dynamic. Naturally, my style is a function of my personality. I love colours as much as I love neutrals, I feel like this is a reflection of how dynamic my personality is as well.

Where I Shop Till I Drop
When it comes to shopping, I’m a typical girly girl – I really love shopping and acquiring new things. From the process of selecting clothes in stores to trying them on. Yes, I try on everything in the store before I make a purchase (this doesn’t apply to online shopping though). You’ll typically find me shopping at Zara, Topshop, Asos, Misguided, outlets like Bicester Village and Vintage Stores. I also love Nigerian designers like Iamisigo, Grey, Rebahia, and Tzar.

To be honest I am a shopaholic so I do not have any strict rules. So I basically just buy what I like and when I feel I have gone overboard then I control myself.

My Tresses & Makeup Look
Lately I’ve been drawn to short hair so I cut my natural hair into a pixie cut because I think it’s edgy. I’ve been rocking this look for most of the year and I don’t think I’m letting it go soon.

As a makeup artist most people think I am adventurous when it comes to makeup, not quite. I love neutrals; clean, fresh makeup looks do it for me. However most times, I don’t actually wear any makeup.

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How I Accessorize
I love my sunglasses. I’ll typically wear Rayban aviators or clubmasters or vintage cat-eyed sunglasses. I also love hats, totes and clutches for bags. For shoes, courts and ankle strapped heels.

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On a Regular Day
My regular day look will be a shift dress, maxi dress or a skirt and a cami most likely with flip-flops, sandals or converses.

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Bag Life

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Girly Me
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I Own the Night
My night out look would be a black or white dress paired with a purse, heels and a sultry makeup look. I am currently in love with monochrome.

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Shoes & Feet

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Getting my ‘Working Class Girl’ On
My work look would be a smart midi dress, court shoes and a tote or a blazer and pants.

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I Think Every Girl Should Have
I think every stylish girl should have killer court shoes, amazing totes, a lovely black dress and a pair of denim trousers.

My wardrobe staples are a basic white tee, black blazer, white blazer, crisp white shirt, a little black dress, black cami, loose grey tee, black pencil skirt, blue jeans, black jeans, white jeans and a crop top.

My Advice for Other Stylistas
My advice would be to find what works for you as an individual. Trends are nice on the odd occasion but personal style is what I feel really makes an outfit stand out. From colours to textures – find a perfect fit for you and go with it.

My Life in Pants
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If I Could Steal a celebrity’s Wardrobe
Currently Micah Gianneli because her style is edgy and you’ll find her in neutrals – greys, white, black and nude. Her style is also very clean and minimal which is key for me as I do not like to have too many things going on.

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Which Nigerian Celebrity Stole My Look
Honestly I can’t actually think of any Nigerian celebrity.

My Style Philosophy
My style philosophy is knowing who you are, what you want to say through your style, and not giving a damn.

Thank you to Dodos for sharing her amazing style with us. To find out more on Dodos, you can follow her on Instagram: @iamdodos | Visit her style blog: www.iamdodos.com | Contact her at [email protected]

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If you are interested in appearing in the My Style feature, simply send two pictures of yourself or that of a friend depicting a typical day and night look with a short summary of your style to style(at)bellanaija(dot)com. When your entry is approved, you will be required to send in more pictures and personal commentaries on your style or that of your friend as the case may be!

Jennifer is the Beauty Editor & Style Representative of BellaNaija.com. Get in touch - Send an email to: beauty(at)bellanaija.com or style(at)bellanaija.com | Follow us on Instagram: @bellanaijabeauty OR @bellanaijastyle | Follow us on Twitter: @bellanaijastyle

28 Comments

  1. missinformed

    December 8, 2014 at 2:55 pm

    10/10! i can’t hate!

  2. bruno

    December 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    is it in this HOT nigerian weather that u are wearing all this clothes. okay oh

    nigeria weather is not good for playing dress up and fashion.

    how many time did you tell us “I’m a girly girl”
    in this day and age I dont think any girl wants to be referred to as a :girly girl”

    • Dami

      December 8, 2014 at 6:01 pm

      and you know she was in Nigeria because??????????

    • Heeba

      December 8, 2014 at 7:04 pm

      How u take know say she dey naijajobs u been dey with her?

    • Asgrl

      December 8, 2014 at 10:13 pm

      Actually Leather is a pretty versatile material. It can be worn in the summer (Dry/Heat) and Winter (Cold/Wet). It depends on the grade of leather you get. Obviously this is not footwear grade.

    • Tee

      February 18, 2015 at 5:34 pm

      Bruno y u hating ? Neither u or your girlfriend looks as stylish as her… You couldn’t even pay her a compliment before spewing hate

  3. Asgrl

    December 8, 2014 at 3:06 pm

    I can dig it

  4. Modella

    December 8, 2014 at 3:12 pm

    She is too cute for word! Clean and chic.will definately follow her.wish she has a facebook page,it more easier than blog. Pls reply,your looks make my present hunger go away 🙂

  5. jhennique

    December 8, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Nice! Really clean and simple style. No booby display and all such.
    Mehn but if you are living on a tight budget being stylish wont be this easy oh For instance that moschino bag costs a fortune. you have to don chop bele full to even think of buying it. LOL

    I always thought i was a stylish chick back in uni until people started telling me how much my dress sense has changed for the better recently. They dunno i always had it in me, i just lacked the money to execute whatever sense of fashion i had in mind. Money does wonders.

  6. amina

    December 8, 2014 at 3:26 pm

    lovely

  7. Mobolanle

    December 8, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    Really stylish.

  8. Anon

    December 8, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    Very chic.

  9. Linsey

    December 8, 2014 at 3:59 pm

    Perfect

  10. http://mytestimonys.blogspot.com/

    December 8, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    chic, simple, stylish.

  11. rs

    December 8, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    style crush…. 10/10

  12. Nky

    December 8, 2014 at 5:26 pm

    i met this chic at morpheus in Lekki awhile ago and was blown away by her “chicness”. I love her style

  13. Seyi

    December 8, 2014 at 6:53 pm

    LOVE her style!

    more-than-one-love.blogspot.co.uk

  14. me

    December 8, 2014 at 7:43 pm

    nice style.. ur name is apkewhe abi apkenvwe ..why change it to dodo :/

  15. Libgirl

    December 8, 2014 at 8:39 pm

    Very nice style.

  16. mrs chidukane

    December 8, 2014 at 10:11 pm

    Lovely, slim a maka

  17. jaykay zieuwa

    December 8, 2014 at 10:52 pm

    V.chic style. Luv luv it.

  18. Em

    December 8, 2014 at 11:20 pm

    I love her style!!!!! Such a breath of fresh air.

  19. mee

    December 8, 2014 at 11:28 pm

    Totally clean and classy look..loved every single look..:-)

  20. zoomzoomzoom

    December 9, 2014 at 2:33 am

    Her style is ultra-fabulous. She’s beautiful too.

  21. Genny's Fan

    December 9, 2014 at 4:38 am

    I had to run right quick and search for that mint pencil skirt…sooo gorg!! Copped the last one in my size! 😀

  22. Liflblog.WordPress.com

    December 9, 2014 at 11:32 am

    pretty girl, she’s definitely got style.

    Liflblog.wordpress.com

    LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE EVERYDAY!

  23. iba

    March 13, 2015 at 12:21 pm

    Absolutely pretty lady

  24. ruzystone

    April 21, 2015 at 1:51 pm

    lovely………..i love them all

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