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Denim - Two Ways With Belois Couture

Hi guys,

How ya'll doing?


This week (and in a few more to come), I will be collaborating with Omon Isinugben of Belois Couture to bring you contemporary women's wear for the African woman. I started to pay attention to Belois Couture when her Candy tulle top was making the rounds a couple of years ago. It was simple, fun, chic and classy. I remember making a mental note to buy it once I could afford it.


That never happened but you can imagine how pleased I was when Omon reached out to me to flesh out a collaboration.


Her brand is synonymous with structured silheouttes, exaggerated sleeves and hems, pleats, tulle and mesh and when she does print, they're bold and fiery.

Today, I'm easing in with two ways to make denim fancy because, denim is like fine wine. The older it gets, the better it becomes.

Related : Too much Denim?

If you do not already know by now, I absolutely adore mom jeans. Well, to be honest, I suppose I love jeans that allow me breathe. So, mum jeans, boyfriend jeans and culottes are my go-to whenever I have to shop for jeans.


Naturally, this mesh top wouldn't be my first choice but I'm glad I went with it. Immediately I got it, I set to work thinking about the best way to style it without looking too sexy but still maintaining the essence of the top. My mum jeans (previously styled here) provided the perfect balance.


I added a pair of red pumps for the right amount of oomph.


When styling mom jeans, as with other loose clothing, always remember to:

  • Cinch your waist with a belt or make sure the waist of the pants fit like a glove
  • Get the right length for your height (ankle length if you're tall enough and three quarter if you're not particularly tall) and the right shade for your body type (darker if you're heavier at the bottom or lighter if you're as tiny as I am)


The second top (or jacket if you may) is a lot more my style considering that it is Ankara. I decided to pair this with a pair of culottes and my pink pumps.


With culottes you have to remember to always -

  • Get the right fit because you don't want to look frumpy
  • Pair with the right shoes because you don't want your legs to come off as stumpy
  • Pick the right top to accentuate the right ares and of course,
  • Keep it simple because culottes are already too much drama



You can find Belois Couture on Instgram here.

Until Next Time,

It's Tee

Pictures by Yemain Photography. Find her on Instagram, here


Comments

  1. I fee you, I prefer my jeans loose hence mom jeans are my go-to fit. I really love the second top, such a vibrant colour and the lace detail sealed the deal.

    Princess Audu

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  2. It’s amazing how you always find a way to make everything fit and look beautiful. Nice one Tee

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  3. Yhhh. I loooovvee loose denim. The first top is nice. Black tops are my go to

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