Doctor: Peplum skirt + Court heels

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Official Doctor of Pharmacy graduation

My family donned in asoebi i.e “cloth of the family” (outfits made from matching fabric/pattern worn by family relatives/friends)

 

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PRE-GRADUATION PHOTOSHOOT

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Pre-graduation photoshoot thanks to D3zcreative

You may have read my very first post where I wrote about my reality check in the first year of pharmacy school. Now, I can gladly say that I achieved my goal of becoming a Doctor of Pharmacy. It was a pleasure to be surrounded my loved ones and friends who flew from around the US, St. Kitts, Canada and of course Nigeria just to be by my side – never underestimate the influence of a large family! Now off to bigger & greater things 🙂
Several months before graduation, I had my mind made up on wearing this zara satin court shoe and went as far as ordering it from Canada (because it was sold out online there is no zara store in my area) in a size smaller (because that was all they had). I expanded the pumps and had it ready for graduation and was shortly after informed that heels could not be worn in the graduation hall!! All I wanted to do was scream but I found a way around it – wear my pumps after the ceremony outside the graduation hall.
I know my friends were expecting me to go over the top with my graduation outfit but I chose to keep it simple, neutral, and chic. I paired this asos pencil skirt (the fabric is impeccable!) with a long sleeve bodysuit (best way to prevent ruffled lines with tucked-in tops) and an old beaded clutch. As always, thank you so much for stopping by and I’ll be in touch with you soon.

Jewelry || H&M stackable bangles (old), alternative $7, alternative $8, alternative $8 |
Shoes || Zara court shoes (sold out), alternative $40, alternative $75 alternative $89 |
Purse || Iman beaded clutch (old), alternative $158, alternative $38, alternative $48 |
Red pumps || Steve Madden stiletto heels $130, alternative $140, alternative $150 |
Top || Boohoo long sleeve bodysuit $16, alternative $16, alternative $20 |
Bottom || Asos pencil skirt $104, alternative $105, alternative $105 |


53 Comments

  1. June 24, 2014 / 3:45 pm

    Congrats to you!! All the greatest in life.

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  2. sally eshak
    June 3, 2014 / 2:42 pm

    Congrats!
    OMG!! I want your outfit!! It looks soo pretty on you ^__^

    Sally

  3. Raliat O.
    May 23, 2014 / 7:16 am

    Congratulations Again! That skirt is everything, love the pop of color with the shoes.

  4. Anonymous
    May 23, 2014 / 6:53 am

    Congrats on your achievement. I pray to God to blessed and give me strength to achieve my goals also. I'm proud of you. I hate failing my test(exam).

  5. ilovetrends
    May 19, 2014 / 10:04 pm

    Congrats!! You have a very big family!
    And I love your ourfit 🙂
    xoxo

  6. Sharon
    May 19, 2014 / 4:41 pm

    Congratulations! That is huge!

    I've just come across your blog and I really like it 🙂

  7. Kertu Paulus
    May 19, 2014 / 6:46 am

    You look beautiful and those colorful heels are super cute <3 🙂

  8. May 19, 2014 / 5:37 am

    Amazing!!! so proud of you my dear friend and like I said many more blessings to come ooo, pictures look really stunning 🙂

    • June 5, 2014 / 1:35 pm

      Amen ooo! Thanks doll!

  9. What Kenny Hearts
    May 18, 2014 / 5:26 pm

    this is such a beautiful post! Have a great day. 🙂

    I AM ALSO ON: Instagram @kennydaily, Bloglovin and Facebook (i follow back, just let me know your links)

    xoxo;
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  10. May 18, 2014 / 7:21 pm

    Congratulations girl!
    I'm sure you're a great doctor!
    xo

    • June 5, 2014 / 1:27 pm

      Thank you Isabelle!

  11. Bianca Lanyi
    May 18, 2014 / 5:53 am

    Congrats honey! love your outfit darling! xoxo

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    • June 5, 2014 / 1:27 pm

      Thank you Bianca!

  12. May 18, 2014 / 8:21 am

    Brilliant post, I liked it. these beautiful and I love your natural style

    follow? let me know

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  13. May 18, 2014 / 8:37 am

    Congratulations!!!! You looked amazing, everything in your outfit is on point!! xx

    • June 5, 2014 / 1:32 pm

      aww thanks Diane!

  14. Marta
    May 17, 2014 / 7:55 pm

    Hello from Spain: congratulations. Nice family photos. You're very pretty and elegant. I like the mix of black and white. Keep in touch

  15. demondi mian
    May 17, 2014 / 7:44 pm

    congratulation you look beautiful!

    • June 5, 2014 / 1:22 pm

      Thank you Demondi!

  16. Beauty Unearthly
    May 17, 2014 / 6:49 pm

    Great post dear…lovely pics..:-)You look amazing sweetie!!!
    xx

  17. Ruchie
    May 17, 2014 / 6:30 pm

    Congrats babe I'm so proud of your achievements. I love the skirt it nicer to even look @

  18. Jackie Harrison
    May 17, 2014 / 5:38 pm

    Congratulation that is a huge accomplishments you earn and should celebrate all the way. You look beautiful great outfit.
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    • June 3, 2014 / 7:31 pm

      Thanks Jackie! It's been a long time coming and I cannot be more grateful.

  19. Rinako Camellia
    May 17, 2014 / 4:51 pm

    Wow, so wonderful photos! Love all of them~ <3
    You look gorgerous! <3

    ❤ ✿ NEW POST ✿ ❤
    Rinako

  20. Crocus
    May 17, 2014 / 3:11 pm

    Congratulations! God bless you! ^.^

    Love
    Crocus ~

    • June 3, 2014 / 7:25 pm

      Amen! Thanks Crocus!

  21. May 17, 2014 / 4:53 pm

    CONGRATS Again. . . .Enjoy you Life!!

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