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Short Sets

"Clothes are like a good meal, a good movie, great pieces of music" - Micheal Kors

I never would have thought that a time would come when i would outgrow my obsession with skimpy clothes.

Growing up, I wore the shortest clothes. Probably because I was so skinny (lol, yes, I used to be even skinnier than I am now), I thought I could get away with anything. And I did. Well, until the one day I decided to wear a pair of shorts to the market.

If you're familiar with Nigerian markets, then you're no stranger to cat-calls. I got a lot of cat-calls that day. As well as calls "to give my life to Christ", "you've come to make men sin" calls and a host of other unprintable ones.
One minute, I was skipping along, feeling very good with myself; next, I was headed right back home in the opposite direction. What I went to buy didn't seem so important anymore. I think that kind of did it for me.

But short-sets are cute! Yes? They save you the stress of mixing and matching because they already come paired.

They're also very flirty and fun; can transform from day to night with just a tweak in accessories. Definitely a must have for the summer, dry season.

However, because you're a Nigerian and you have 'follow-come' home training, you'd want your shorts to be the right length. Thereby, keeping it flirty but not slutty or tacky.

Here are a few tips;

  • Get the right length. I can't overemphasize on the importance of the right length of shorts. The perfect length would give off an air of sophistication.

  • Keep them bright and colorful. Shorts are playful. Chanel your inner child with bright hues like yellow.
  • Get the right fit. You're already showing a lot of skin, don't show off curves too. There's only so much sexiness the public can handle.

  • Pay attention to your top. Preferably one that is loose-fitting and well-covered. For the same reason above.

  • Layer! Layer! Layer! Layer with jackets and kimonos, as well as scarves. Layering also adds an air of sophistication and generally, makes you more comfortable. 

Do you have any more tips on styling shorts and short sets? How about embarrassing experiences while wearing shorts? Do share with us in the comment section.
Until next time,
It's Tee

P.S; If you would love to own a short set like the one featured in the post, do send an Email with size details


  1. turtle necks does justice to shorts too. Mostly sleeveless turtle-necks.

  2. I Luv me some gud shorts. Gud work Tee.๐Ÿ˜

  3. Thanks Tee! I enjoy wearing shorts, I mean what better way to show off my sexy and endless legs๐Ÿ˜‚
    I also think it is important to wear the right shoes or sandals,your legs are bare, so attention is going to be on your shoes and please wax or shave!
    Nice blog btw.

  4. Goody work baby girl! But,I really think the featured ensemble would go better with a simple and cute right sandals.


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