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5 Fashion Trends Every Fashionista In Nigeria Is Rocking Right Now

It is August, half of the year is already gone and by now, the fashion trends of the year have been clearly established. From the runway to the red carpet, inspired fashionistas in Nigeria have been rocking each season’s hottest trends.
In fact, some are already starting to upgrade their wardrobe for 2017. The truth is, learning about new styling ideas is what keeps the fashion wheel spinning.
Aside from all things hotel and travel, we at Jumia Travel like to keep up with all the latest trends, and we keep a record of inspirational looks from celebs and fashionistas alike.
The 5 chic fashion trends below offer descriptions of fresh silhouettes that every fashionista in Nigeria is rocking now.
1. Cold Shoulders 
Off-the-shoulder styles were huge last year and it looks like it is still going strong. However, designers seem to have taken a creative spin on the trend by creating an upgrade which not only exposes the shoulder but cuts out the stress that comes with the need to constantly readjust the off-the-shoulder top. This new trend has been referred to as “The cold shoulder trend”. Basically, the trend secures at the neck and elegantly exposes your neckline and shoulders with ease. Most of the pieces feature cutouts meant to highlight just the shoulder. The trend is so easy to wear and universally flattering.
2. Micro-pleats 
It appears micro-pleats are not just for school girls anymore! From retro styles and plain old classic, the trend is everywhere now, from the catwalk to the red carpet to the street. The attractiveness of pleats lies in the fact that the style can express an elegant look as the unique feminine details make the body look more beautiful and slimmer than any other clothes. Razor sharp and bang on trend, the trend is on every fashionista’s list.
3. Romantic Ruffles 
Ruffles are no longer old school or “church”, they are now presented as chic and sexy. Fashionistas have been spotted wearing soft and loose ruffles, cascading in tiers and falling in gathers. Whether in suede, silk, or raffia, let the fabric dictate the shape of this ultra-feminine detail. Aside from the fact that this trend ensures the wearer looks as though they belong in a modern day fairytale, it has a way of making any piece look positively feminine and utterly delicate; particularly when created from flimsy, swaying fabrics. The trend is definitely a must-have for anyone with a predilection for luxury and drama.
4. Voluminous sleeves 
If you have been wondering why the sleeves on celebrities and fashionistas have been seemingly getting longer and bigger, relax, it’s not just you. It appears designers have taken a stronghold of the voluminous and bell-sleeve silhouette and fashionistas are going with it. A trend with an Old English spin, they are fun, dramatic and perfect for making a fashion statement. Though there are slight variations in structure and style, they are infinitely romantic.
5. Chunky-heeled sandals 
After years of towering heel heights, Fashionistas in Nigeria seem to have deviated to rocking Chunky block heels. The trend which makes the feet happy as they are super comfortable is fresh right now. Whether in suede, printed snakeskin paired with traditional batik fabric, polka dot or designed with studs, they are the perfect way to make a statement too.
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