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Styling Co-ords

"Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it" - Yves Saint Laurent

Hi everyone! Apologies for being MIA. If you've followed the blog closely you might have noticed that new posts come up on Sundays or every other Sunday if I'm being honest. Pardon me, I'm working on making that regular. However, I'm afraid that weekly posts are still not enough so, please, if you have any (style) ideas or suggestions or anything at all that you'd want to see on the blog, don't hesitate to leave me a comment or send us an Email.
Thank you!

Now, I'm probably already late on the Co-ord trend. But, better late than never right?

I remember when my mom used to dress me up in matching outfits and I'd sulk for as long as I had them on. Who would have thought that the trend would come back and not just for kids too.

For my first look I styled an Ankara print Co-ord skirt set. A flared crop top with a matching semi-wrap skirt. What I love the most about this ensemble is the fact that both pieces can create entirely new outfits on their own.


For the second look, I have on a print pant-set. Very loosely fitted to give off a pajama feel. While I'm pretty certain I can re-rock the pants to create a new outfit separately, I'm not sure I can achieve that with the top being that it's a little more limiting.
Co-ords are incredibly easy to style because they come already matched. However, in the case that you have to make yours like I did, do keep the following tips in mind.

Avoid exaggeration. Because your co-ord set is most likely bold and eye-catching, keep your accessories minimal. Otherwise, the prints or colors can clash with them thereby making the ensemble too busy to look at.

Keep colors in check. Colors play a huge role in creating a flattering role. It is advisable to stick to those that'll flatter your skin tone.

Keep the gap at a minimum. If your co-ord set has a crop top, it is important to show just enough skin. Not too much, you don't want to look tacky.

Choose the right fit. This cannot be overemphasized. Make sure that your co-ord set sits perfectly on you.

Which outfit is your favorite? Do you own a co-ord set? Where would you wear one to? Don't go without leaving us a comment.

Until Next Time,
It's Tee

Comments

  1. Love it... The crop top n d skirt is my jam...

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  2. i'm still not sure which i look forward to the most each time i open your blog,the smile or the outfit.Nice one

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  3. Am just in awe... stay blessed dear. Great post.
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  4. Def going with the pant co-Ord, it's giving me life right now.. I see myself using the top as a dress shirt���� I can't shout..

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  5. I love both outfits and especially love the prints for the 2nd outfit. I see the top working with shorts as well... u tell me, ure the expert.. I love ur blog, and your style.. I feel anyone can rock your style suggestions with ease no matter what body type! Super proud Tee ;)

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  6. I love that you give style tips relating to the trends you rock in each post. I love both sets, it's hard to choose, you just have a way with prints. As for more post suggestions perhaps you could split your outfit posts for the week in two then put up a separate post with tips. For example, this could have been three posts. Outfit 1,then 2, then tips. I hope my suggestion was helpful.

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    1. Thank you Sarah, that makes sense. I'll consider splitting the outfits across many posts.

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  7. Queen of ankara, love the second look the most and you can totally rock the top in different ways. Really like the print of the second piece.
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  8. This is so nice. To think I just discovered this blog? Will definitely comeback.

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  9. You're truly the Queen of African Print /Ankara as Sogie says. I'm totally rooting for the crop top and wrap skirt 😍 😍. The color and print is everything. Please keep inspiring ☺☺

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  10. You make African prints look super amazing. Love all the outfits and your shoes are super cute. Beautiful smile too. I agree with Sarah on splitting the posts.
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  11. I love both prints and the colours of both, colours are something I don't really keep in mind, I will from today

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  12. I love the first and i have mine already...Yayyyyyyy!!! thanks to Tee. you guys really need to get yours. you would love it.

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