DIY African Skirt: French-Nigerian Fusion

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 Hello people,

On Saturday, we celebrated the birthday of my friend, Christine at Anong’s Thai Restaurant. In preparation for her birthday, I decided to make a skirt from a fabric I had laying around (I probably should have been studying — things we do for friends!). It was fast and easy to make and I was done in 2 hours.


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I decided to be a little bit unorthodox by pairing this Nigerian print with a French beret rather than using a scarf (gele/ashoke).

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A close-up on the outfit — french beret, jeanneret watch, Amrita Singh necklace.
The birthday girl — go shorty, it’s your birthday!!
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… and more!!!
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 It felt like the entire restaurant was reserved for Christine’s guest ๐Ÿ™‚
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  Shoes: Report Signature | Skirt: DIY | Purse: IMAN | Necklace: Amrita Singh | Watch: Jeanneret

The Food was good too. I had duck curry and a tiramisu for dessert. Lastly, follow me on my new Keek account @LaPassionVoutee 
 (I deleted the previous one)

and a short clip of us singing for Christine ๐Ÿ™‚ 


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Thank you!
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  1. Great job!

    I was googling "Nigerian DIY blogs" and my search led me to your blog, your style is lovely.

    Please post more of your DIY sewing projects, I blog about mine ๐Ÿ™‚

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