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#BellaStylista: Issue 9 | Bring Back the Blazer

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Hi, BellaNaijarians!

#BellaStylista is a new BN Style series for fashionistas who kill it every day! For work or play, this list is to inspire you as we celebrate those who inspire us with their sense of style. We’ll be sharing the top trends, fabulous street style looks and our fashion highlights for each week.

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Check out our favourite styles this week & don’t forget to tag us with #BellaStylista or send your photos and Instagram handle to [email protected] to be featu\red next week!

Spot the Trend

The blazer trend has come a long way and is now a closet staple. Our #BellaStylistas prove to us that the traditional blazer can be spun every which way, so there’s a shape, hue, and style to suit everyone.

For street style enthusiasts, wearing a T-shirt with a blazer will instantly make you look more dressed up. Thinking of wearing your boyfriend’ s blazer? Make sure it’s oversized enough to add a masculine vibe and can be worn as a dress or a jacket. Some choose to wear double-breasted blazers with a high waist belt or waist bag over the blazer for the ultimate chic look.

For dapper gents, the blazer trend never left; plaid, striped, coloured the options are unlimited!

@akinfaminu

@kefilwe_mabote

@s4de_u

@gabrielakinisho

@shantelrousseau

@oge.modebelu

@_____cocob

@styleconnaisseur

@feeljeni

@mellisaswardrobe

@jdfrierson

@theladyvhodka

@lena_soafrican

@findingpaola

@richie_rich_for_life

@thatsjusttutu

@rantiinreview

@jadorefashion

@lisafolawiyo

@lmtailored

@bidemizakariyau

Fashion Highlight of the Week

Dumebi Iyamah who was one wedding guests at #BAAD2017 part 2 in South Africa, turned heads in her black jumpsuit from her brand’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection. It had a plunging neckline and one hand frill-detailed sash stopping on her midriff to flow down simply into wide leg pants. She completed her outfit with gold pumps and a black clutch.

That wraps it up for Issue 9!

Don’t forget to let us know your thoughts on this week’s trends in the comments section. If you’d like to be featured in the next issue tag us #BellaStylista on Instagram or send your photos and Instagram handle to [email protected] to be featured next week!

Photo Credit: Instagram | #BellaStylista

For more amazing content on African fashion and style, visit www.bellanaijastyle.com

6 Comments

  1. King bey

    November 30, 2017 at 2:39 pm

    Jadore fashion your makeup is becoming too much

  2. Mawi

    November 30, 2017 at 4:13 pm

    Please what is Lisa Folawiyo wearing? I am confused.com

    • Anon

      November 30, 2017 at 8:22 pm

      She wants to be known as stylish. She’s added a pop of colour to that jacket by wearing arm warmers/sleeve warmers over the sleeves of the jacket.

      Brooke Shields and Beyonce wore the yellow version by Calvin Klein at the start of autumn/fall. Google “Calvin Klein Ribbed Wool and Cashmere-Blend Sleeves.”

  3. Lola

    November 30, 2017 at 6:06 pm

    Love the style and burst of colours! Great style inspiration.

  4. Butterfly

    November 30, 2017 at 8:35 pm

    It would be nice to also tag the retailers. Thank you.

  5. Prince

    December 1, 2017 at 12:48 pm

    DAMN. i love everything

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