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Hi! My name is Segilola and I'm a Nigerian-American blogger based in Detroit. I document my love of art, travel, style, books, movies, social justice issues, yoga, and Detroit. I hope you enjoy this window into my life! 

What I'm Wearing: Sunflowers and Ankara

What I'm Wearing: Sunflowers and Ankara

 
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When I was younger I was embarrassed to wear anything that made me stand apart or made me seem different than my American friends. That meant wearing traditional Yoruba attire or anything my grandma had made in Nigeria. My parents would make me dress up to take pictures since I refused to wear the clothes out of the house.

Now that i'm older it's a different story. My grandma is currently visiting the States and I requested that she make me some clothing with ankara fabric. This skirt is one of the things she had made. I love the print! I wore it recently to a friend's wedding.

I'd love to hear about the traditional clothing from your culture or something that embarrassed you as a kid that you quickly got over as an adult! You can comment below.

Thank you so much for visiting! 

Ileke in Detroit: Weekend Recap

Ileke in Detroit: Weekend Recap

Ileke in Detroit: Kiese Laymon at the Charles H. Wright Museum

Ileke in Detroit: Kiese Laymon at the Charles H. Wright Museum