Socialites are party lovers and they don’t joke with their weekends because that is an escape from major working activities. After a stressful week day, Saturdays and Sundays are meant for relaxation and Owambes. They is hardly any weekend that is not Jam-packed with different function. The roads are sometimes become even busier than it is during working days because there are different events including weddings, birthdays, house warming’s, Anniversaries, luncheons and funerals.
Aso Ebi and Owambe are like Siamese twin that is not easily separated. In some event you will find about three different Aso-Ebi or even more. Another fashion trend is the Aso-Ijo which is for selected friend different from the General Aso-Ebi. Women are the live of every party because there is so much to look out for in them.
You will always notice their different kinds of dramatic head wrap (gele), make up, jewelries, dress, designer clutch purse, shoe and perfumes. In cases where there is more than one event in a day, these celebrities and socialites get all the different Aso-EbI packed in their cars and they change intermittently as the occasion calls for it.
The amazing thing is how these celeb women spend heavily to transform Aso –Ebi because they want to make fashion statement that will make heads turn in parties and it comes out looking glamorous, classy and dramatic. Ankara Fabric is the best for this purpose and fashion designers finds it easy to experiment with it because of its beautiful colours and patterns. One of the ways they transform Aso-Ebi is getting a luxurious transparent lace and sewing the Ankara under it. The luxurious laces are mostly 20 times the price of the Ankara or even more. The Laces are sometimes perforated to reveal the beauty of the Aso- Ebi, and in other times it is the Ankara that is perforated to reveal the beauty of the Exotic Lace.
Most Ankara comes in patterns and these patterns are carefully traced out to sit on the laces. This makes it difficult to describe even when you closely look at the attire whether it a laced Ankara or Ankara laced. The lace patterns are traced out to design the Ankara fabric.
Have you seen or come across the tiny bead fringe in parties? That is another way of Standing out in the Aso-Ebi. The beaded fringe comes in silver, gold and dazzles. It is sometime sown on both front and back or just at the front, shoulders or sleeves. The bead fringe swings on whoever is wearing and it difficult for people not to notice the sound as it swings, Some fringe are not beaded, but beaded or not fringe are always very stylish and attractive.
Society women also spend big on embellishing their Aso-Ebi and gele with crystals, white, dazzling stones. Stones come in beautiful colours, Kinds, shapes and sizes but the most popular of it is the dazzling stones. The dazzling stones help fabric to dazzle in different ways. Prior to this time, women had this flair for partial stoning may be at the upper part of their dress or at the lower part, but the trend now is full embellishment. The all stoned is the new trend of transforming Aso-Ebi and socialites don’t mind the cost because they love to shine bright as a diamond.
Did we tell you that some celebrities buy Aso-Ebi of less than ten thousand naira and they go as far as spending a hundred thousand on it? yes they do this by blending the Aso-Ebi with more luxurious fabric and fashion accessories that would make them stand out.
Attachments such as feathers, sequence, foil, roses, organizer, and beads are lavished on Aso Ebi fabric to make them look gorgeous and different. Most women love to be the center of attraction at events. You might even mistake an event for a fashion show because socialite’s wants to always stand out and make fashion their statement with different attire.
For some fashion is elegance and beauty with less paparazzi, while for some it has to be elaborate daring and breath taking. To be the cynosure of every eye at parties is a big deal and some ladies don’t mind going through the stress. Some even dare some fashion borders, going braless and exposing their cleavages and other sensitive parts of the body revealing their hour glass shapes.