How Bloggers Party Online – My Birthday !

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Hi guys,

 

so I just turned 21 today! *Whoosssssssssh* .. The days preceding my birthdays are usually a tad reflective for me and more often than not I would be like ‘oh I’m not marking it this year’ but then a couple days before I start to change my mind ‘okay maybe a meal with colleagues’.. ‘maybe brunch with a friend’.. or get my friends together for dinner’. Oh well..

All my life I have marked my birthday in some way or another. This year, its an e-party with some of my favourite female Nigerian fashion bloggers. I haven’t met some of these ladies in person but with most of them, we just communicate really good and get along on social media. I hope I meet all of them someday.

I am going to share all their photos, Occupations, Interests and website addresses here.

Guess what, of course where bloggers are gathered there has to be a style theme/dress code. Its an All-White affair with Non-White footwear so feel free to side-eye anyone who broke the dress-code rules. LoL!

Lastly, I would also include one special guest and 4 Birthday mates of mine who aren’t bloggers.

Do have a blast reading through, I hope you enjoy partying with us as much as I enjoyed putting it together.

 

 

FASHION BLOGGERS – 16 of us

(listed in order of which they sent me/agreed to the use of photos)

 – Stephanie Ij, @Metrogypsie & @Jaunelion

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IMG_1443 Occupation:- Management Consultant .. Interests:- MUSICTraveling, Reading, TV Series, Creating Ideas & Hanging with close friends

Channel:- https://www.youtube.com/user/Jaunelion

 

 – Sazi Hills, @Fashion_53

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Occupation:- Business Consultant .. Interests:- Traveling, Reading, Swimming & surfing the internet

Website:- http://www.sazistopsecret.blogspot.co.uk/?m=1

 

 

 

 

Daks Ufere, @LoveTWP

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Occupation:- Oil & Gas Lawyer .. Interests:- Reading, traveling, writing, eating, shopping, watching tv shows

Website:- http://www.thirdworldprofashional.com/?m=1

 

 

 

– Cassandra Ikegbune, @CassieDavesIMG_1029

 

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Occupation:- ModelFashion and life style blogger, Medical Doctor in a few … Interests : Fashion, Poetry, Books and the arts

Website:- http://www.cassiedaves.com/?m=1

 

 

 

– Grace Alex, @T2pitchy 

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Occupation:- Journalist … Hobbies:- Reading ..

Website:- http://gafashion.blogspot.com

 

 

 

– Stella Akinwunmi,  @JadorefashionIMG_1085

 

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Occupation:- Analyst, Entrepreneur & Blogger/Fashion Consultant, Maryland, USA … Interests: Fashion & Styling, Interior Decoration, Soccer, Arts, Music and Traveling

Website:- http://www.jadore-fashion.com/?m=1

 

 

 

– Yewande Thorpe, @ShelovesthefinerthingsIMG_1002

 

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Occupation:- Corporate Communications, GE, Nigeria .. Interests:- PR, Beauty Blogging, New Restaurants :), Nigerian Literature.

Website:- http://www.shelovesthefinerthings.com/?m=1

 

 

 

 

– Zina Anumudu

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– Occupation:- Brand consultant , Brand director StyleVitae .. Interests:-  Watching Premier League and anything Arsenal related 

Website:- http://www.stylevitae.com

 

 

 

 

– Bukky Ogunyemi, @Prettyfaze

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Occupation:- Medical Student … Interests:- Travelling, Shopping, Blog bants..

Website:-  http://pretty-faze.blogspot.co.uk

 

 

 

 

– Deola Adebiyi, @D3ola

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– Occupation:- Online Editor of Gaurdian Newspaper and Editor of OmogeMuRa … Interests: Fashion, beauty, Young Adult novels, technology and ice cream

Website:- http://www.deolaadebiyi.com

 

 

 

 

 

– Nwokeocha Nneka, @Nwokeochanneka

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Occupation:- Medical practitioner … Interests:- Creating, Learning about history/historical events and people, Travel, Exploring means to revolutionise the Global (esp. African) fashion industry, cooking.

Website:- http://myveryownpen.blogspot.com/

 

 

 

 

Tomiwa Oladele, @Stylebyayaba

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Occupation:- Creative Director AYABA, PR Consultant

Interests:- Fashion (obviously), Food, Travel

Website:- http://stylebyayaba.com

 

 

 

 

 

Shenny Kings, @Shennykings

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Occupation:- Video producer/photographer, Student of Sociology at LSE, Aspiring Fashion Designer hopefully I’ll take all up to PhD

 Interests:- And here comes the long story.. —> Major shopaholic, Globetrotting, I love to witness beauty, i’m naturally drawn to things that give me the ability to create; like in photography, video production and sewing, I enjoy the freedom of being able create and portray things as ‘appealing’ from my perspective. My favourite part of creating is that I get to sit back to observe the beauty of what I’ve created. I find it thrilling that my imaginations do not have to be limited to the things that are physically accessible to me, but that I can also create and get swept in my creation. 

Meditating, I enjoy starting my day off by quieting my mind and tapping into a clear emotional space, Eating, Taking walks alone in the dark, Cooking, Baking & Stealing recipes.

Website:- http://www.shennykings.com

 

 

 

 

 Mary Ebele, @Maryebele_
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Occupation:- Criminal Justice Lawyer .. Interests:- Food, Cooking, Travel, Hair, Beauty
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Denike Adegboye, @Theadenike
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Occupation: Fashion design student, freelance stylist … Interests: writing, shopping (duh!), everything fashion basically
 
 
 
 
Sisi Yemmie, @Sisi_yemmie
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Occupation:- Blogger .. Interest:- Media

 

 

 

 

HONORABLE MENTION

Olawumi Adewale, @Olarslim

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IMG_1382Occupation:- Customer Experience Personnel … Interests:- Shopping and watching interesting movies.

Website:- https://instagram.com/olarslim/

 

 

 

 

 

BIRTHDAY MATES

Adaora Onwuasigwe, @Msadao

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Website:- https://instagram.com/msadao/

 

 

 

 

 

Nike Fagbule

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Occupation:- Publicist / CEO Zebra stripes Networks … Interests:- Working, Watching TV series T

Website:- https://instagram.com/nikefagbule/

 

 

 

 

Olakunbi Oyelese, @AprilbyKunbi

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Occupation:- Creative Director, April by Kunbi.

Website:- https://www.aprilbykunbi.com

 

 

 

 

 

Ufuoma McDermott, @UfuomaMcDermott

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Occupation:- Actor, Compere

Website:- https://instagram.com/ufuomamcdermott/

 

 

 

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3 Comments

  1. April 23, 2015 / 12:33 pm

    I love this Steph, so many young women hustling and making their paths while remaining fabulous, happy birthday again!!!!

    • April 23, 2015 / 1:42 pm

      Thanks so much for your support hon.

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