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Spring Outfit Inspiration Trend | How to Style Leggings and and Oversized Shirt

After all, it is only the mediocre that are always at their best.-Jean Giraudoux

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Spring is almost here. What flowers are your favourite? Mine are tulips and roses.
Guys, I haven't been regular on instagram because I took some time off to go back to my drawing board. I felt as if I was gradually falling into the pit of being just another instagram blogger and i didn't like that. I was getting lost in the noise, and so I had to withdraw in order to remind myself why I really care enough to share pictures, and captions that mean a lot to me.

Anyway, now that I think I've found my voice I'll give it a go, please follow me here

One of the highlights of this week was when the Nigerian Bobsled team competed at the Pyongyang winter Olympics. I'm super proud of them, they made history as the first ever African team to compete in that sports at that level. Those girls and their behind-the-scenes team are blessed.

Today's outfit inspiration came as I was rounding up with my National Youth Service, and was wondering what to do with the boots(mine weren't branded with the NYSC logo). You can use whatever boots you have in your wardrobe.

The essence of this post is to inspire someone who has boots, an oversized shirt, thick leggings, and doesn't know what to do with/style them. 
It must not be the same colours as mine.

About my outfit:
Oversized shirt- Believe it or not, it's a hand me down from my Mom. It's super comfortable.

Boots- My dusted, and cleaned up NYSC Boots.

Thick Leggings/Thights- From Balogun Market, Lagos. I would NEVER wear a see through leggings with something that doesn't completely cover up my bum down to the middle of my thighs. These black leggings are thick as thieves.  no see through for those peeping Tom's, and naughty men.

Where to go- you can totally go out with friends in these, go shopping, have coffee/tea, a casual meet up or stroll.

One thing I'm confused with, is whether I should accessorize this look with a handbag or fashionable backpack. If you were in my shoes what would you pair yours with? Handbag or super fashionable backpack? Tell me in the comments :)

If you enjoyed this post, please be kind enough to share it with your friends and family. You can copy the link and post it to whatever social media platforms you like.

All my Love, 
Alexandra, for Lily of Nigeria.

Afrikaans Translation
Hallo pragtig, dankie dat jy opgehou het om vandag se pos te lees, sonder jou ondersteuning, sal ek nie 'n inhoudskepper wees nie. As jy 'n handelsmerk is wat probeer om te besluit of jy met 'n Nigeriese invloede/inhoudskepper soos ek wil werk, alstublieft neem tyd om deur middel van my mediakit hierheen te gaan

Ek was nie gereeld op instagram nie, want ek het tyd geneem om terug te gaan na my tekentafel. Ek het gevoel asof ek geleidelik in die put val om net nog 'n instagrambloger te wees en ek het nie daarvan gehou nie. was in die geraas verdwaal, en daarom moes ek onttrek om my te herinner waarom ek regtig omgee om foto's te deel, en onderskrifte wat vir my baie beteken.
In elk geval, nou ek dink ek het my stem gevind, gee ek dit 'n kans, volg my asseblief hier

Vandag se outfit-inspirasie het gekom toe ek my Nasionale Jeugdiens afrond en het gewonder wat om met die stewels te doen (my was nie gebrandmerk met die NYSC-logo nie). U kan enige stewels wat u in u klerekas het, gebruik.
Die essensie van hierdie pos is om iemand wat stewels het, 'n oormaat hemp, dik leggings te inspireer en weet nie wat om te doen met / styl nie. Dit mag nie dieselfde kleure as myne wees nie.

Oor my uitrusting:

Oormatige hemp - Glo dit of nie, dit is 'n hand my van my ma af. Dit is super gemaklik.

Stewels-My stof, en skoongemaak NYSC Boots.
Thick Leggings / Thights- Van Balogun Market, Lagos. Ek sal NOOIT 'n blik deur die leggings dra met iets wat my bum nie heeltemal tot in die middel van my bobeen bedek nie. Dié swart leggings is dik soos diewe. deur vir diegene wat Tom se en ondeugende mans kuier.
Waarheen om te gaan- jy kan heeltemal saam met vriende hieruit gaan, inkopies doen, koffie / tee hê, 'n toevallige ontmoeting of stap.

Een ding waaroor ek verwar word, is of ek hierdie voorkoms met 'n handbag of 'n modieuse rugsak moet kry. As jy in my skoene was, wat sou jy met jou koppel? Handbag of super modieuse rugsak? Vertel my in die kommentaar :)

As jy hierdie pos geniet, wees asseblief vriendelik om dit met jou vriende en familie te deel. Jy kan die skakel kopieer en dit na enige sosiale media platforms wat jy wil, plaas.

Al my liefde,
Alexandra, vir Lily of Nigeria.

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