A Guide to Fashion Designing – Motivation before you start

 

I should have done this as my first Fashion Designing post, but it’s better late than never.

I’ve had a lot of people commend me on my drawing, saying how good it is and how they can’t draw like that. Let me tell you a story.

Once upon a time, I could draw, and that was during my childhood. I stopped drawing for a period of about 6 years and it was like I couldn’t draw to save my life. I left drawing for so long and drawing left me. Continue reading “A Guide to Fashion Designing – Motivation before you start”

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A Guide to Fashion Designing – Drawing Male Model Templates

 

Hello from this side of fashion. How are my aspiring designers and their fashion adventures?
It feels like ages since I put up a post in designing… but I still got you. I’m going to try to do two fashion designing posts in a month, and try to increase that with time. This is on how to draw male models. I’m showing you a technical way I learnt from idrawfashion here, but if you’re badass, you can ditch the technicalities and just draw freely.

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Dressing up for Dinners, Dates and times when you just want to look Chic. . .

 

In the spirit of Valentine or Galentine, or Anti-Valentine, whatever it is you’re cooking up for the period of love, I decided to put up a guide to dressing up for dinners, dates and times when you just want to look chic.

It’s simple and easy to recreate. Plus some tips to guide you in your fashion adventure.

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The High Heels Cheat Sheet & Its Application in Life: Lessons learnt from my heels

 

“Walk like you have three men walking behind you”

  • Oscar de la Renta

Loving high heels has made me train myself to some extent to walk well on heels. Not just walking without falling, but walking with poise.

I believe in wearing heels, while it has been said to have adverse side effects, I believe it also adds a bit of methodicalness to your disposition. I bet you didn’t know that wearing heels has its significance in your everyday living.

Allow me to enlighten you. This is the cheat sheet to wearing heels.

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Tips To Wearing Florals – for the not so “flowery” girl

 

Florals are a very good type of prints when styled the right way… so you don’t look like a bouquet yourself.
But these prints do not appeal to everyone — both male and female — for reasons best known to them.
I also find it hard to wear floral print and I hardly own anything floral, but as an aspiring designer, I believe I should be able to work with almost any material or print and make something breathtaking out of it, and not liking a print makes you less willing to work with it.

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Ankara Style Inspiration #1: The Bell Sleeves — A subtle bit of extra

 

African materials (Ankara) never run out of trend, considering it’s level of versatility. Just like the denim, it ain’t going nowhere.

I made a decision to start wearing my designs and not just draw them. If no one would wear, I would. I have to start with myself. Continue reading “Ankara Style Inspiration #1: The Bell Sleeves — A subtle bit of extra”

The Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Fit and Living Healthy

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We’re in the era of being fit people!… Everyone is drawing up new fitness goals, we all want to lose some couple of pounds, and that’s cool.
But what happens when you’re a beginner like me? Where do you start from?
Take it easy on yourself cos I am here to help. Here’s what I’ve found out so far.
Exercise everyone should do

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A Guide to Fashion Designing : drawing frills

 

In fashion designing, one may come to find out that drawing a template or a model might be the easiest thing. The next stage is getting your design on paper in a way that has some level of realism, and can be easily identified as what it is. From representing a collar on your design, to drawing a button up shirt, how to draw sequins, colouring your design, frills, pleats, and much more.
In my previous fashion designing posts,

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