Wedding Season Inspiration – Lace Bustier

Hi,

Another dress made the wedding guest dress list.

Couple of weeks ago, I attended the Winners and Marshalls’ influencer dinner here in Calgary and was gifted a gift card. In the quest to find wedding guest dress inso, I headed to the store (signal hill location) and found this gem. It’s so funny, i’m one of those shoppers who pick almost everything and then as i’m lining up to pay, I do the wants vs needs test. I have to say, some days it’s hard dropping items but other days I think about my financial plan and I feel better thereafter. Anyways, this lace dress was everything when I tried it on and I knew it was everything I wanted. From the fabric, to the bustier neckline, it was enough sass without looking overdone. I came home and researched the brand and boy was I even more impressed.

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Counting Down to Christmas: What I have been up to

Hi Guys,

I am back from my long hiatus and I sincerely apologize to everyone who has visited my site and found no new content.

Let me update you on what I have been up to. As most of you know, I am also a wedding planner, Toyo C Events. I planned my first official wedding two weeks ago and a lot of details as well as time was invested into this job.

The bride contacted me and told me she wanted an outdoor wedding theme indoors. I immediately took the brief and contacted Yvent Kouture, decor extraordinaaire (he is truly amazing) and shared my creative ideas. I was nervous but I was too excited to deliver. I spoke to the decorator and told him I wanted the venue to look like guests are in the park, birds and the illusion of the sky.I wanted a bridge with a pond that leads to that special place (the stage). The entrance of the park should have a gate and a map to show guests directions. I was so happy because it was well executed and everyone including my client was happy.

Then for the after party, I wanted a theme “Just Glow it” and wanted it to be detailed. ¬†I got in touch with a graffiti artist and he definitely delivered. The ambiance set by the special effects and lights brought the After party to life. You can head over to my events page on instagram (@toyocevents) to see more details but meanwhile enjoy the pictures.

I definitely learnt one thing during this planning and execution process, when things don’t go your way, look for alternatives to solve the problem. I am so happy for this wonderful opportunity and can’t wait to plan many more weddings.

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Thank you all for the continued support and have a great day ūüôā

xoxo,

Stylebytoyoc

The Perfect Wedding Guest – Bow Show

Are there colors that shouldn’t be worn to a wedding? I would like to know but I rock any color as long as it looks good and compliments my skin tone. I attended¬†my friend’s¬†wedding this past weekend and it was amazing. I rocked a red bow dress designed by my friend and sister Fablanebyderin and coincidentally my shoes had bows on them. I loved¬†how I paired my red outfit with gold, pinkish purple and red heels¬†and¬†a gold¬†bag.¬†¬†My love for colors (SIGH).

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Photo Credit & Makeup – Stephanie Ani

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Dress by Fablanebyderin, Shoes by Fendi and Bag by Kotur

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Have a great day!

xoxo,

Stylebytoyoc

Easter Glam 03: Stylebytoyoc x FablanebyDerin – Audrey Culotte Jumpsuit

I am so in love with my Audrey Jumpsuit made by FablanebyDerin. The designer said she wanted to surprise me and I was definitely surprised and excited. From the color (mustard yellow my favourite color) to the fit of the culotte jumpsuit and off shoulder styled with plum and gold shoes definitely nailed the look for me.

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Outfit Details: Audrey Jumpsuit by FablanebyDerin, Makeup by Stephanie Ani, Hair by Mabel of Bmprofunderland, Shoes by Christian Louboutin, Earrings by Casadipayne

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Location: Johnny Rockets Nigeria

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Alternative shoes: Topshop Monica block heel sandals in Black Р£29.00, www.topshop.com.

Photo credit: Bayo Lawson (@blawz_)

xoxo,

Stylebytoyoc