Aso Oke Scarf Paired With Denim Pants

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Hello loveliez,

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to serve as one of the MCs for WASA cultural show. Although I was nervous, I was able to pull it out…….besides almost falling twice. I am blaming it on those cables that were glued to the floor! Just glad that most people did not see it happen because the lights on the stairs were dimmed. Thank God!!

Ashoke

 I decided to blend myAfrican ashoke (scarf) with a touch of Western influence (jean and blouse) as a way of showing that while I do love my culture, I appreciate the ump that the Western culture brings. 

Ashoke
My twin and I striking a pose with our culturally-blended outfits.
Talking drum
 Saakumu Troupe from NY thrilled us with their performances — from drumming to acrobat. They came down to where I was sitting and started drumming for me. And I course, I got up and gave them some Naija moves 🙂
African fashion
 Soon afterward was the fashion show…that’s me again, dancing (oya! get down low). I didn’t have enough time to take off my gele (scarf) backstage.
My ‘small mummy’ and I.
Talking drum
  Thanks to Puksies Wardrobe for the awesome video on scarf-tieing, I wouldn’t have been able to tie my hair without her help.
 ashoke
Picture with a few of my friends — from US and Canada to Parkistan, Kenya, Cameroon, and Ghana.
Timberland
 Look at them Timberland! I love the concept — 2 different boots, 1 African shorts, all in unison!! 
Congo DR.
Africa
Jewelry: Amrita Singh | Scarf: My mum’s | Blouse: Forever21 | Shoes: Sole Society and Lovely People | Dress: House of Karis
 And of course, the cultural show wouldn’t be complete without good African food to go with it (Naija no dey carry last!!). My plate was fully loaded.
Lastly, I recently joined the new rave, Keek. Not quite sure how to use it yet, but please follow me (ormoremoje NEW @ LaPassionVoutee). Here’s my first keek on the cultural show and don’t forget to check out my 2014 look for the awareness show in this post. Enjoy!
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7 Comments

  1. July 17, 2013 / 1:25 am

    I love the headscarf and how you paired it with the blouse and jeans. African food is awesome. Great post!

  2. cece okoro
    February 24, 2013 / 8:01 pm

    you looked so gorgeous. True African 🙂

    • February 25, 2013 / 2:33 am

      🙂 Thanks girl!

  3. February 24, 2013 / 6:33 pm

    You have a lovely blog, just stumbled across it now – you're gorgeous!

    Would you like to follow each other via GFC and bloglovin’?
    If so let me know and I’ll follow you right back

    Speak soon,
    Have a lovely day
    Much Love,
    Kate xo

    http://www.and-kate.blogspot.com

    • February 25, 2013 / 2:33 am

      Thanks Kate. Followed you on GFC and Bloglovin

  4. Ironyofashi i
    February 20, 2013 / 8:13 pm

    ah! fire! green should be your fav color with red …its look good on you and i like how you modernized it with the blouse and pants…nice! give them!

    • February 21, 2013 / 3:23 am

      Thanks lovely. I should really reconsider my color preferences.

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