Food and Style with an African Twist

African Print Skirt and Headwrap

Hello and welcome to The Cooking Wardrobe.  Hope everyone is doing fine and seeing things correctly and properly.  I know I am, because I am sure the top I am wearing in this post is green but if you want to see it as cream or burgundy, that's not my wahala (problem) lol.  Most of us must have heard about the blue and black dress last week that some people saw as white and gold.   Pretty sure they still had their 3D glasses on, but who am I to judge? And apparently those of us who saw the true colors were more artistic and those that saw gold and black were more business minded (SHAAAAA) nothing is simple these days but I am okay with that because artistic or business minded, if you work hard, you will definitely reap the benefits.  

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Outfit Details
Top: Portmans
Skirt and Headwrap: Custom made
Earrings: Lovisa




34 comments

  1. Great post and outfit. XOXO
    http:// takimodam.blogspot.com.tr

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  2. Great post and outfit. XOXO
    http:// takimodam.blogspot.com.tr

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  3. I love my African prints. You look beautiful, sister. 😊

    missymayification.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. fabulous skirt with your fabulous legs peeking out!!!!
    you are the queen of headdress - sooo beautiful! love the pic of you sitting on the lawn. very summery. today seems to be the first day of spring here - saw a the first butterfly of the year :-)
    thanks for your lovely comment on my post, elsie! xxx

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  5. That print is so gorgeous - and you look lovely, Elsie. Thanks for sharing with Visible Monday, xo.

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  6. Beautiful and cheerful outfit! You are very elegant!
    Hope you have a wonderful day!
    Hugs and love from Portugal,
    Ana Love Craft
    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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  7. Just beautiful! The last pic is my very favorite! Debbie @ ilovemylemonadelife.com

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  8. This is such a wonderful skirt and headwrap, the vibrance of the print just makes me smile.

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  9. You look absolutely wonderful! x

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  10. Omigosh you look perfect Elsie. I love this. I don't wear African prints a lot but i need to. Its super beautiful!!! I am seriously inspired. http://fashionablyidu.blogspot.com/

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  11. Omigosh you look perfect Elsie. I love this. I don't wear African prints a lot but i need to. Its super beautiful!!! I am seriously inspired. http://fashionablyidu.blogspot.com/

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  12. black is beautiful
    fashionitazbybuiti.blogspot.com

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  13. You look so beautiful! I love the skirt.
    www.chicfromhair2toe.com

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  14. You look absolutely radiant! I love the entire outfit and the fabric of course is my favourite. xx Enjoy the week dear. /Madison
    Gourmet Tales: Hors-d'oeuvresl

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  15. Love this outfit! Such a great color splash!

    Alena & http://garmentsspeech.blogspot.com

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  16. Sooo gorgeous! Love this! Thanks so much for sharing with Fun Fashion Friday. Stunning, Elsie!
    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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  17. Breathtaking! Really, it is! Gorgeous Elsie! xxx

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  18. You are looking gorgeous...marvellous doll, love this look :)))) xx

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  19. You are absolutely stunning in this outfit. I love the movement of the fabric and the colors...and I'm seeing green as well!!

    I've featured you as one of my FAB FIVE looks on the #reasonstodress linkup this week. Thank you so much for joining and I hope to have you back. There is also a new giveaway on the blog to win a $200+ luxury prize pack, would love to have you enter!

    All the best
    Angie from reasons to dress find the giveaway and this week’s linkup here

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  20. Hi sweet Elsie
    You look amazing
    I love this style. So cool pics
    Kisses
    Maggie D.
    Fashion Blog Maggie Dallospedale fashion diary

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  21. Another Great custom print and you look fabulous in it. You have some beautiful clothes my dear.

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  22. Completely enchanting ... what a perfect outfit on you. The wrap just reminds us that your legs do go on forever, and with such curves. Amazing color, and every element so complimentary to your sweet smile. Made my day better just to see you.

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  23. This looks really great. I love the colours and style.
    Nice day
    Tanja

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  24. What a perfect outfit: it manages to look for super modern and traditional at the same time, while hugging your curves...

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  25. OH MY!! You look fantastic Elsie! LOVE this outfit!

    I made a little collage for International Women's Day of some of the women I admire and inspire me! I hope you like the photo I chose of you.

    Thank you for being part of my blogging adventure!!

    ♥ carmen

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  26. You look stunning, live the outfit, it fits you perfectly well. http://sophialastyles.blogspot.co.uk/

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  27. The print is so lovely, great look :)

    Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays

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  28. Hi Elsie!

    You look beautiful in this outfit, I love the colour palette! I think African headwraps looks so impressive and artistic because of the wrapping technique! I also always felt women with this kind of headdress look so elegant and proud. It took me a while to figure out that it must be because you automatically adjust your posture to present the pretty headwrap to everyone.

    Haha I read the discussions about THE dress too, it was so funny! I'm with you, it was definitely black and blue! ;)

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  29. Hi Elsie :)

    don´t know what looks more beautiful on you.. a modern fresh and young style or this African fabric outfits. Love them all and all this gorgeous pattern and colors. I will try this summer and wear some of this long colorful skirts and now I have a problem with the wraping part on the head. Can you show us how it works??

    have a good time
    see you soon in the WABISABI - The Real Beauty Project
    Dana :)
    http://danalovesfashionandmusic.blogspot.de/

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  30. Stunning is a suitable word! I am not sure which captures my attention more, your gorgeous legs or you beautiful headwrap. I have really slippery hair and that combined with the shape of my skull makes headwraps and scarves a near impossible option. They just pop right off. I think that when my hair is all grown out I can use the hairstyle to help keep on the scarf.

    I love the lines of the tee shirt and long, lean skirt and having the printed fabric really keeps the eye moving up and down so you are just one long line of gorgeousness. xoxo

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  31. I never knew how to wear headwrap, but they always look so amazing and gives you this unique look. I also love your skirt, it's simply amazing, and it's length give this stunning elegance to your beautiful look <3 <3

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  32. You are absolutely beautiful. The fabric colour and the way you styled the outfit is gorgeous

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Thanks for checking out my blog and leaving me a comment. I love reading your views as they inspire me to continue doing this blog. Love Elsie

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