Fashion Style

The Shift Dress Look 1- Color Block


One of the easiest piece of clothing ever has to be a shift dress, then if you have one with a pretty design or print, you are good to go. I’d be sharing two ways I styled this pretty shift dress and this is the first look.

Color blocking may never go out of style, I mean a lot of people have even forgotten there was a time when mixing colors used to be weird but now it’s pretty much a regular thing. Personally I love to mix and match and if there is an avenue for me to pair popping colors together, be sure I’m not missing it LOL.

I got this dress a while back ad it was part of the items that pushed me to start my Thrift Store (@thethriftstoreng on Instagram) as I was so convinced I had a knack for thrifting really nice items. Because of the length, I haven’t been able to put it to much use but then if you don’t own a car and you can afford cabs or you can get a ride with a friend then short dresses are very easy to wear.

Ankara head-wraps have been making waves on social media and as I have not perfected the turban art yet, I decided to tie mine in my favorite scarf style, a bow. Red shoes and my current fav green bag (I hope I don’t ruin it with overuse) mixed with the yellow lace detail on the dress got me the color block theme.










What do you think of Ankara head-wraps, are you a fan? Are you still into the color block trend? Please drop your comments.

Dress– Instagram @fabprom

Shoes– Forever 21

Bag– Instagram @thethriftstoreng

Hair– Instagram/Twitter @addwigs

Head-tie– Mum’s Wardrobe

LoveandKisses from TANG

(0) Comments

  1. I think ankara head wraps are lovely, I am still working getting them around my head:-) Those pics are lovely

    1. I am getting into the trend myself. Thank you so much!

  2. your smile is beautiful and yes I love Ankara wraps and I love how you styled this dress with it .

    1. Thank you Tracy, I’m glad you like it.

  3. Yes girl there are some things you can’t wear if you don’t have a car or means of moving around. Love the outfit, big fan of how you paired it.
    The picture quality is amazing.

    1. That car wahala ehn! Thank you for the kind words Sogie love.

  4. Your smile is so beautiful. I love everything about about this look. The head wrap is a perfect finish for the whole look.. Great pictures as well.
    Is green your fav colour?
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    1. Thank you baby girl! Lol purple is actually my favorite color.

  5. You have an amazing skin and beautiful smile. Love how you used an ankara as a head wrap. Infact love everything about your outfit.


    1. Aww thank you so much Benita. Hope to see you here often.

  6. I think I’m in love!! :p

    But seriously you own every outfit!! That’s good.

    1. LOL! Thank you so much dear.

  7. I didn’t even notice the colour blocking effect coz its so appealing to the eyes. I wish I could pull off dresses of this length. It looks so good on you and your head wrap complimented the whole outfit. Love it.

    1. Hey Evita! I even think the colors blended instead of clashing LOL. Thank you so much.

  8. The colour blocking trend is one that I want to stay! There is something about it. You look really gorgeous nice skin?.

    1. Yes me too! Thank you for the love Tamara.

  9. […] loved putting together the first look for this shift dress and I could not resist adding the Ankara touch to the second one as well. I […]

  10. oo…..I love the head piece. And I’m still a fan of colour blocking. Love the outfit.

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