Giveaway Result

Hi guys,

So I made this whole post yesterday but it wasn’t even saving.. To think I went to bed a bit later than usual as a result. Anyways, here are the winners for the give away and the capture of the tool i used fro the draw.
I labelled each comment on the giveaway with integers so generating a winner wasn’t so difficult. Here is the tool..

The Dress:
The Footwear:

Black/Pink/White tee:
Black/White tee:

16 solo features and 1 joint one. If the joint one is chosen, I would run another round for those in that category.


The Neckpiece: Ankara in Modern Formal/Work Styles by Nonye Udeozor.

Finally, there were 4 entries for the last category.. (those who got people to like and follow the blog)..

Adaora, Nonye, Funmi, Genevieve.. (this is the order I received your emails in).



The bag: Adaora.

Thank you all for your participation.
I hope no one is too disappointed as well, just stick with metrogypsie and its going to be a jolly ride ahead.

I emailed all the winners earlier today, 27 June, 2013.
If I get no response via email in 48 hours, I would run another draw for that category.

See you all in the next post..


Giveaway Follow up. Final Call.

Hi guys,

Nice to know you all, our fervent readers, have liked metrogypsie on facebook and followed by email.
As mentioned last week, this post would be on the final updates for our giveaway.

Click here for a link to the original giveaway post.

So far, have received two entries for the exclusive item, the gorgeous Blue Versace Grab Bag, and I think I could do with just that or maybe one more entry. While on the bag however – due to an unforeseen circumstance – I was sent another colour. 

See below..


So now, our exclusive item is; The gorgeous Pink Versace Grab Bag. I hope this does not annoy anyone in any way. My sincere 
apologies for the colour change.

Do not forget to like us on facebook here, and also follow the blog by inserting and submitting your email on the top right hand corner of this page.

Lastly, the giveaway would be closed on Wednesday, 26 June, 2013 at 22:00 hours.

Do have yourselves a wonderful week.


“If honour be your clothing, the suit will last a lifetime but if clothing be your honour, it will soon be worn threadbare.” – William Arnot.

You Are Invited To Our Blog Giveaway


Hi guys, 

19 posts later, I have decided to do a giveaway obviously with work-relate items on here. This is our 20th post and I am glad I have been able to follow through. This blog as young as it is has opened some doors for me and I am totally grateful to you all my readers.

So before I upload these items, I would run through the prerequisites and terms and conditions to win;

1. Like Metrogypsie’s facebook page (via this link)

2. Click the ‘Join this site’ at the top right hand corner of this blog and join
3. Type your email into the ‘Follow by Email’ box also at the top right hand corner of the blog just above #2’s requirement and click ‘Submit’.
4. Drop a comment mentioning the item(s) you want to win or whatever you really want to say with an email beside it.

Giveaway item #1

As mentioned some weeks ago, this Hava Bardot Striped Midi Dress is our first giveaway item.
I styled it in 7 different ways 3 posts ago, (click here to view post).

Giveaway item #2

This gorgeous Combination Pearl Necklace by Zara is our second item.

Giveaway item #3

This Ultra feminine Manon Suede Cut Away Court shoes by misguided are next on our lovely list.

Giveaway items #4 and #5

Finally, grab a copy of the cute Third World Profashional Tee-Shirts.

The winners of items 1, 3, 4 and 5 are going to be chosen by an electronic ballot of all comments from everyone who has entered.

Item 2 would be a ballot for just those who have been featured on this blog in the past.

So do not forget what you have to do;

1. Like Metrogypsie’s facebook page (via this link)
2. Click the ‘Join this site’ at the top right hand corner of this blog and join
3. Type your email into the ‘Follow by Email’ box also at the top right hand corner of the blog just above #2’s requirement and click ‘Submit’.
4. Drop a comment mentioning the item(s) you want to win or whatever you really want to say with an email beside it.

That would have been it guys, but I got this belated birthday gift and thought why not add it to my giveaway items.


To qualify for this last item’s draw though, you would need to get 10 people to;

1. Like Metrogypsie’s facebook page (via this link)
2. Click the ‘Join this site’ at the top right hand corner of this blog and join.

That’s it. Then you send me an email with the 10 people’s email addresses and your name to (
So basically the people you bring in automatically enter the draw for 4 items above but you enter all the draws.

Giveaway item #6

The gorgeous Blue Versace Grab Bag.

Thank you guys for your time as always. At this same time next week I would let you know when the giveaway would be closed.

Everything is going be free and fair and I would upload the results of the random generator when we get our winners.

Lastly, for our male readers wondering why there is nothing for them, well, surprise a special lady with any of these items and trust me, it would greatness for you two all the way.


Term and Condition
1. Please if you win any of these items, you would be required to create a minimum of 3 work looks with it.

“Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women.” – Elsa Schiaparelli.

Lady On Staycation

Hi guys,

Our big giveaway would be next week and would be open for two weeks after which the winners would be selected, so I hope you are all subscribing and liking the facebook page, (click here to like).

I had a chilled out and lovely weekend, hope you did too or at least had more fun. My favourite female housemate in the Big Brother Africa house, Tanzania’s Feza survived eviction, I did a bit of shopping for… (would keep you posted on that soon), and yes, I am psyched and pumped for the week.

Our feature today is a working lady who decided to take time off and for a staycation. I didn’t even know that was a real word till recently. It basically refers to a period where one decides to stay off work and generally do the kind of recreative and leisure stuff you would ordinarily do during a vacation, but within driving distance to your home.

Here goes..

Nkechi Madueke-Akunyili
Occupation: Wireline Engineer for Halliburton 
Interests: Traveling and Reading epic novels.

Top: Forever 21
Skirt: Limited
Bag: Michael Kors
Belt: Macy’s
Style – Seasonal Black
Inspiration – Me Myself and I. Today was day 1 of my staycation so I decided to have some me-time (for just a few hours though), motherhood has no break period you know. Anyway, yes I was simply inspired by that.

Top: Zara
Pants: Zara
Shoes: Steve Madden
Style –  Sophisticated
Inspiration – Walking. Today was so beautiful. I took a long walk with my lovely husband all evening. All chilled out, talking, laughing, eating and all that good stuff. 


Jacket: New York & company
Top: Forever 21
Pants: Zara
Slippers: Steve Madden
Bag: Louis Vuitton

Style – Chilled
Inspiration – Little bossman. My day did not start till I went to pick up my son from his nursery. I was inspired my his white/black outfit so I did same but added green. Lol.


Jacket: Bar III
Dress: DKNY
Slippers: INC
Scarf: Zara
Belt: BCBG
Boogie: Britax
Style – Funky Chic
Inspiration – Same as yesterday, my son. His pants inspired my jacket (matching, lol), his boogie and jacket inspired my scarf.


Jacket: Zara
Top: Cache
Pants: Zara
Bag: Michael Kors
Shoes: Nine West
Style – Business casual
Inspiration – Mummy. I just felt like looking serious, chilled and glam all at the same damn time. Like my mum. So there goes. I think my son was pleased with this because that can only explain his degree cheese in the picture.

Top: Old Navy
Pants: Aeropostale
Shoes: Nine West
Bag: Louis Vuitton
Scarf: Zara
Boogie: Britax
Style – Trendy

Inspiration – Editorials. So today I decided to recreate a look I have seen quite a number of times but in my own way.

Dress: Zara
Shoes: Banana Republic
Bag: Zara
Scarf: Zara
Style – Chic
Inspiration – In anticipation of my new home. So I am moving houses and cities and was just looking at pictures of our new house before I dressed up today.
This is my last look for my feature and I want to thank my husband immensely for all these pictures. 🙂

Last look but definitely not the least. She got all the frames we desire on metrogypsie in Sunday’s look. Thank you so much Nkechi for letting us have you on here.

Do not forget to subscribe to this blog and like Metrogypsie on facebook by clicking here.
Before I sign out for the week, I want to share something.
Yesterday evening I Beyonce posted this picture on her instagram of her and I was like BAM! She definitely looks at my page. Like..

I mean, we both bared our midriffs, both of us are wearing 2-piece clothing, both midi skirts, both in shades, I mean, all ‘hateration’ asides guys, there’s something here. Well, with siblings, such happens. Guess what again self? Both our outfits are Topshop!!!

By the way, my picture was taken 4 weeks ago (with the caption “Bow Down B*tches, from a Bey song), you can check my instagram (@JauneLion) to confirm. *Phew* just thought to keep y’all abreast anyway. Also, our feature this week, Nkechi is a huge Bey stan so yes, its all damn apt.

As promised last week, the dates for the give-away are 17 June – 30 June, 2013.

Do leave a comment below as usual on your favourite look and if time permits you, create a look of your own inspired by the outfits above.  A winner would be picked by Nkechi who would then wear the look in a follow-up post (coming soon).

Have a great week people.

“Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.”
– Yves Saint Laurent.

A Superhero’s Work Style + the Chime For Change event


Hi guys,

This week’s feature is a wife, mum and business woman in Dubai, UAE.  I finally caught up with her to get a week’s worth of her work style, and guess what?

She is 6 months pregnant as well!

I would go right out to the pictures as I have got a lot to share on this post.

Sally Iriri-Adegoke
Occupation: Filmmaking Student at SAE Dubai (Screenwriting Major) & Beauty Salon Owner
Interests: Writing, Critisizing Movies, Music, Antique Shopping and Tennis


Top: Zara
Pants: Zara
Bag: Juicy Couture
Slippers: Gucci
Style – Casual
Inspiration – Work. I tend to look really casual on days I know I would spend most of my time at the salon. I love a bit of freedom when I get down to business.


Jacket: Zara

Shirt: H&M
Pants: Zara
Bag: River Island
Shoes: Jorge Bischoff
Style – Corporate Chic
Inspiration – My final project presentation. Today at my classes, I finally have to present the short film I had been working on with these group of people. I definitely had to look corporate but added a bit of funk with the sandals and pastel colour.


Jacket: H&M
Shirt: Zara oversized shirt
Pants: Zara
Bag: Zara
Shoes: Tory Burch
Style – Business Casual
Inspiration – Travel. I had to go sort out my applications at the embassy today so I was totally inspired by my travel destination hence my embodying white.


Jacket: Mango
Dress: Zara
Scarf: H&M
Bag: Paris Hilton
Sandals: Steve Madden
Style – Casual
Inspiration – My Car. I decided I was going to drive to my salon today so I thought I’d take my pictures by my car so why dress to match ‘her’. Hehehe.


Dress: Miss Selfridge
Shoes: Kurt Geiger
Purse: Kurt Geiger
Style – Chic
Inspiration – My husband. He bought every single thing I had on tonight just for our date. So yes, I had to wear them. *blush*

A day at MT salon

So there guys, we have it from Sally. Thank you so much dear for letting us have you on here.

Just before we call it a week, I want to share some pictures from the concert I attended on Saturday June 01, 2013, Chime For Change. It is a new Women Empowerment event pioneered 100 years after the year Emily Davison became a martyr for women’s rights when she threw herself at the Epsom Derby.

It was totally star studded. Below are pictures of artistes who came on stage;

Madonna and Ryan Reynolds (with wife, Blake Lively) amongst others like Zoe Saldana and Jada Pinkett Smith gave touching and inspiring speeches on how to make donations and support the cause.

Rita Ora, Jessie J (both performed)

Laura Pausini, Mary J Blige (both performed)

Florence and the Machine, Timbaland (both performed)

Iggy Azalea, John Legend (both performed)

Ellie Goulding, Jennifer Lopez (both performed) 

Beyonce, Jay Z (both performed)

Salma Hayek-Pinault (co-founder spoke on stage)

Yours truly (attended). 

All in all a really great concert for a really great cause. For more information, go on facebook and search ‘Chime For Change’.

Thank you for your time spent on this blog. 
I think a give-away is imperative to say thank you to the readers who have been following thus far.

As promised last week, the dates for the give-away are 17 June – 30 June, 2013.

For now, follow this blog, (the link is at the top right section)

Also, like us on facebook by clicking here.

Do leave a comment below as usual on your favourite look and if time permits you, create a look of your own inspired by the outfits above.  A winner would be picked by Sally who would then wear the look in a follow-up post.

Have a great week.

“For me, fashion is nothing more than a spontaneous antidepressant.” – Eugene Hütz.