Rhoda Ebun is setting a modern trend with the African Aso-Oke, and it’s chic! (PULSE)
The piece synonymous with the ‘Yorubas’ have long been adapted as a traditional wedding attire, worn on special occasions and so on.
The timeless material (Aso Oke) has been around forever, a wardrobe staple common with the Yoruba and has become a ‘killer’ look that’s iconic when styled up and accessorized right.
Aso Oke is a hand loomed woven piece, It’s a ‘traditional style staple’ and Rhoda Ebun loved for her unique bold looks is setting a trend turning ‘gele’ into chic styles inspiring modern looks with these (‘Aso-Oke’) pieces turned into chic must haves.
Gone are the days of drab, boring ‘Aso-Oke’ as plain ‘Gele’ or ‘Ipele’ as Rhoda Ebun is making a case with this piece.
On 24th July 2017 ,The style that caught my attention was the look she scored to church , she turned the look she used for her traditional wedding into a jacket complete with fab black tassels and it was a look!
The celebrity stylist who’s worked with top celebrities including Dolapo Oni, Vimbai Mutinhiri as well as styled major editorials dished on her reason for turning this iconic piece into something of a modern style.