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Nigeria’s Yoruba women announce their arrival in style

Three models pose in A Ti De
Three models pose in A Ti De

Nigerian photographer Oye Diran reimagines the fashion of the Yoruba people in a stunning series of images.

Short presentational grey line
Short presentational grey line

When an aunt sent Oye Diran an old family photo, he was mesmerised by the high sense of fashion and style exhibited by the Yoruba women of West Africa in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

The photo was of his mother and her sister adorned in iro and buba, the colourful two-piece outfit of wrapped skirt and top popular with Yoruba women in Nigeria.

Diran, a Yoruba himself and Nigerian photographer based in New York, noticed how the style of the iro and buba had evolved over time, but that the outfit still maintained its elegance.

Inspired, he ploughed through the internet looking for more vintage images of the outfit but was disappointed with what he saw.

“What I found were updated

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Here’s everything you need to know about Amazon’s Big Style Sale that starts on Monday, June 22

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Amazon Big Style Sale starts on Monday, June 22. (Photo: Amazon)
Amazon Big Style Sale starts on Monday, June 22. (Photo: Amazon)

We have a good-bad news situation going on right now. The bad news is Amazon has postponed Prime Day this year. The two-day shopping event usually takes place in mid-July with deep discounts on virtually everything sitewide. However, the online retailer hasn’t canceled Prime Day outright, but rather postponed it to a later date in 2020.

But here’s the very good news: Amazon is kicking off the summer with another shopping event on everything clothing, shoes and other fashion accessories. Amazon Big Style Sale 2020 begins on Monday, June 22 and will include major savings on the top name brands in fashion, as well as

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6 Flattering Denim Shorts and How to Style Them

If there’s one item that gets the most use throughout the summer months, it’s unquestionably a pair of denim shorts. The ultimate weekend staple, denim shorts are our go-to summer saviors—most often thrown on with a striped tee and sandals for an easy, effortless daytime look. But finding a pair of great-fitting and flattering denim shorts is not always an easy feat. Like most denim, it takes trial and error to procure a pair you feel comfortable in that suits your style and body type. Luckily we did some digging and discovered the most flattering silhouettes guaranteed to suit every taste. Plus, we turned to our favorite fashion muses for endless inspiration on how to keep them looking fresh and stylish for every summer occasion. Scroll below for our favorite denim short outfits.

Sometimes the simplest outfit formulas work best. Wear your casual mid-rise denim shorts with an easy

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4 Style Mistakes a Chic 64-Year-Old Is Vowing Not to Repeat

Susan Feldman is the founder of One King’s Lane and In the Groove, a style destination where she shares her age-defying outfits and shopping tips. Feldman is also our resident style expert here at Who What Wear and she’s shared everything from the basics she packs for every trip to the items you’ll always find in her H&M shopping cart. Today, we’ve tapped her to discuss the style mistakes she’s leaving in the past and what she’s learned from each.

I’m the kind of person who believes style can be acquired. It’s taken time for my personal style to evolve to a place where I have a very clear sense of what works for me, and more importantly, what doesn’t. I know what makes me feel good, inside and out. Today, I’d describe my style as “classic with a twist.” No need for me to go chasing after

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