Ijebu women are extremely fashionable and almost every woman from that part invests some degree of effort into appearing stylish. For any Ijebu Woman, age is not a barrier as they spare no amount to look fabulous when they want to step out.
This knack for fashion transcends both the old, middle-aged and young. As an Ijebu Woman, you must be able to look good. This is one of the reasons why many will tell you that the Ijebus are known to throw the best Owambes in Nigeria.
The reasons for looking stylish are not farfetched. They get best fashion items right from manufacturers who are also from various parts of Ijebu. They are the first producer of major Fashion items in Nigeria. They are the producers of Lace fabrics talking about the Sokas Lace of Ijebu, Shitu Lace of Ijebu- Aiyepe who from time in memorial produce Lace and hereby make many Ijebu women buy the best from the producer of this unique fashion items. This has also increase their fashion sense since many ladies grew up have seen seeing Mother looking stylish too.
One Ijebu Stylish women many can’t stop talking about her high fashion prowess is Otunba Folasade Risikiyat Adesoye, the Awujale top Otunba and her elder sister, Alhaja Idiat Alli-Balogun. They are from the popular Araga Sosanya family of Ijebu-Ode. Their mother is a foremost Ijebu-ode Fashion designer of note who was highly patronised in the 80s.
Otunba Folasade is the super stylish CEO of Jewelry Affairs in Victoria Island. She is the Iya Egbe Arobayo Akile-Ijebuland. To say that Otunba Risiyatt, the beautiful wife of Otunba babatunde Adesoye is stylish is like stating the obvious. She loves to adorn the best collections of Gold, 18carat Gold and Saco shoes to mention few. So also is her elder sister, Mrs. Idiat Bukola Balogun, the wife of Otunba Dapo Alli Balogun. There is no doubt that being stylish runs in the Araga Sosanya family.
Have you noticed that the 2 Olooris of Awujale of Ijebu are always gorgeously dressed at any Owambe? Well, Olori Agba Iyabo Adetona is not slowing down despite her age. She is known for being stylish right from her youthful age and she is not closing down as she hits the big 80. So also is Olori Kemi Adetona, the last Olori Adetona. The tall stylish Olori loves to appear in iro and buba which she always adorn with 18carat gold and diamond matched with Saco shoes.
Let us gist you about how stylish these pretty Ijebu wives are at Naija top Owmabes? We are talking about Mrs Bimbo Balogun, the wife of FCMB Boss, Otunba Subomi Blaogun, Mrs Fatimo Adegunwa, the wife of Ijebu-ode businessman, Otunba Adegunwa of Fototec, Alhaja Fowosere,, the wife of Ijebu-ode Paper merchant, Otunba Laide Fowosere, Pretty and stylish Mrs Funke Akinyera, the Wife of Lagos Businessman, Mr. Tunde Akinyera. They are Ijebu women by marriage. Call them Ijebu wives and daughters and you may not be mistaken. They set the pace when it comes to looking stylish and classy at Naija Owmabe.
What about the 2 celebrity Aso-Oke sisters fondly called the “ De-Root“ Aso-oke? Mrs Bisi Balogun and Mrs Toyin Ayobadejo are one of Ijebu stylish society women. They never joke with making heads turn at any Nigeria Owambe. They are stylish and well-coordinated. They are one of the most stylish Lagos society women dominating Lagos social scene not only with their brand but with their social Fashion statement. Their mother is the foremost Aso-Oke maker from Ijebu –ode fondly called Saratu “Alaso-oke“. These society women have a way of combining their attires to match best-Aso-Oke.
Have you seen Affodable Ceo Lara Akinsanya and watch her with admiration? Well, lets tell you that she has an Ijebu-blood flowing in her. She is from popular Ijebu-Remo. Lara who runs affordable catering, Supermarket, and Mall never jokes with her 18carat Gold and expensive Lace which are always sewed into iro and buba.
One fabric merchant who many can’t stop talking about her high fashion sense is Adebukanla Osinbajo, the Ijebu fabric merchant who runs Princess B fabric store in Mosalasi Jimoh in Lagos Island. This tall ebony woman is in her 50 and her mother, “Iya-Jesu‘ is also a very popular fabric merchant. She attended Luba Comprehensive in Ijebu and has been in the business for over 2 decades and still counting. There is no way you will see this tall elegant society women at any Owambe and not turn twice to catch a glimpse of her.
Ask around Lagos social scene, you will be told that Otun Yeye Oge of Lagos, Mrs Kofoworola Temitope Adebutu is stylish. This Sagamu born Lagos based business woman and CEO of Koftaop never joke with her unique diamond pieces which she always rocks to Naija top Owambes.
Ask among many fabric sellers, they will tell you that Mrs Arowolo, the younger sister of construction guru, Engineer Arowolo of Ijebu-ode is super stylish. This is not just because she is rich but because an Ijebu-woman never jokes with her look.
Beautiful and tall, Olori Risikat Adams, the pretty wife of Oba Lateef Adams, the Onikate of Ikateland is stylish no doubt. This popular Lagos society woman who hails from Ijebu-ode is also one of the biggest fabric merchants in Apogbon. She runs Latrix fabrics and has her shop at other strategic areas of Lagos state. Don’t forget that she is from the popular Alebiosun of Ijebu-ode. Despite being in her 60s, this plump ebony pretty society woman surely knows what suits her body.
What about Alhaja Alebiosu and her pretty daughter, Nike Alebiosu? There is no doubt that being stylish runs in this family. Nike Bush, the daughter of APC chieftain, Otunba Busura Alebiosu who is a member of top Ijebu regberegbe surely knows what to wear to make head turn.
One fabric merchant who is known for being sophisticated at Lagos Owambe is Yemi Okuobi. She is from the popular Okunbi family of Ijebuland and she is a top fabric merchant in Lagos with her store is located on Nnamdi Azikwe. So also is CAT-O fabric Store in Ereko Street in Idumota Lagos. The Aberuagba are popular Ijebu-Ode family who have many of their children dominating Lagos social scene.
Their father was a successful gold merchant and has properties scattered all over Lagos. One of the Aberuagba‘s sisters who is known for being so uniquely dressed at Owambe is Ayimba Yemisi Fasawe who has her shop in Lagoon on Nnamdi Azikwe street, Lagos. Her huge body frame matches with her hour glass figure always give her away any day.
Give it to Alhaja Arigbagbu, the Ijebu fabric merchant in Dada Alaja in Lagos Island. This top Lagos society woman is a style icon when it comes to looking super-hot for any Owambe. . We can never forget this young Stylish Ijebu fabric merchant like Jadesola Shitu Allison, one of the pretty daughters of Alhaji Shittu “Oni Lace Layepe“. Her father was one of the lace fabric producers in Ijebu back in the days. Jadesola runs Jadesh fabrics at Martins bus top, beside great Nigeria House on Lagos Island. So also is Sweet wealth fabric store boss. She knows how to adorn best accessories to match her attire. She is an Ijebu babe who runs her shop at popular Ereko on Lagos Island.
Have you seen Titialayo, the CEO of Zohara fabrics in Lagos and not watch her thrice? This super gorgeous Titi is the CEO of Zohara fabrics store on Toyin Street in Ikeja. Is there nobody who doesn’t know who young and pretty Mustapha Khadijah is in the whole of Oke-Court, Lagos Island? She sells wholesale fabrics of any kind. She is a young Ijebu-Ode babe with class.
So also Mrs Fatimo Abimbola who is an in-law of Lagos celebrity babe, Kesh babe. Fatimo runs Timabimfabrics in Tejuoso Lagos. She is one of the big shots who stock elegant, trendy and stylish fabrics for men and women. So also is Mrs Mutiat Kadiri. Though she is not an Ijebu by birth, but she is married to an Ijebu.guy. Her shop is always filled to the brim with customers who want the best fabrics. So also is Joke Ogendegbe, the pretty in-law of Otunba Sade Adesoye, who is married to Abdul Azeez Ogedegbe. She runs Morkal fabric with her Mother, Mrs Morufat Kalejaiye, Labisi Balogun and Bolaji Balogun(CEOs of Deroot aso-oke are top aso-oke sellers who sometimes sell fabrics)
Mrs Fatimo Abimbola is not just from Ijebu, she is married to an Ijebu. She is the pretty daughter of Noibi, the Chief Iman of Ijebuland. She is also in-law to Keshbabe, Ayisat Keshiro. Fatima runs TIMABIMS FABRIC in Lagos. Among other Ijebu fabric merchants in Lagos are Mutiat Kadiri, Nike Ajiwe (Fabric Rush), Alhaja Arigbagbu, Princess Ronke Adetona(MOMUM fabrics store), Brassas fabric store, Faustino fabric to
Can you see Mrs Awobona, the daughter of Iyalode Bobakeye of Ago-Iwoye who runs Babatext fabrics in Lagoon market and not admire her. The answer is No. Tola Awobona runs popular Tolo Ventures in Cairo market in Oshodi. Among other stylish Ijebu Society women are Iyalode Risikat Stainless. She runs one of the popular Ijebu fabric shops in Oshodi, Risikat stainless is from Ijebu-Sonye), Tayo Ogunba, Bimbola Chairman(CEO of JUDAMS Ventures), Oguntoyibo Monsurat, Toyin Bisiriyu is the Yeye Oge Otun while Keye Bolanle Tijani is the Otun Iyalode.
Keye Nike Sonibare is the Balogun of the group while Keye Moji Oduwole is the Otun Balogun). Keye Bike Okunuga is one of the popular members of the group being the secretary. Others are Nike Ehindero, Ajoke Ajimati, Yinka Olukoya, Yinka Olukoya, Ayoola Afolabi, Seriki Mosurat, Yetunde Olowu, Tinuke Alakiu, Ogunleye Tola, Ganiu Tinuke, Ganiyatu Ijelu, Alajoke Hassan, Titilayo Adekoya, Olufunmilayo Kikelomo, Nike Atekoja, Shade Odueke, Keji Erujeje, Idivs Fasasi, Risi Olukoya, Sonowo Kudirat, AND Bimpe Akeju to mention a few.
What about these Ijebu young stylish society women? We are talking about these stylish Ijebu new celebrities who know what suits any top Naija Owambe. We are talking about, Alhaja Saidat Aralamo Asabi Balogun and her sister Lolade Balogun. Hajia Saidat Balogun the London Gold merchant of note who knows what suits her petite body frame and spares no cost to look her best. She resides in London but she is very visible on Lagos social scene. Lolade runs Rhagaf travels and tours in Lagos. Other Ijebu young stylish babes are Alhaja Suliat Malo, Alhaja Basirat Olusesi, Massidat Ashriu Kassim, Rafiat Abiodun, Abisola Gold, Anike Gold, ALhaja Ope Abdul, Aishat Keshiro to mention few.