Style Chat

Style Chat with Grace Alex of Gafashion

Grace is the definition of #Girlboss, she’s a lecturer, fashion blogger  and the brain behind the footwear line Gafasandals.
She has successfully made a name for herself as one of the top fashion bloggers in the country with almost 7 years of experience under her belt. Her mastery of the art of making vintage pieces look so modern and chic definitely leaves us in awe.

Style Chat with Grace Alex, Nigerian Fashion blogger interview

  • Describe your style in 3 words
When I think about my style I think; Vintage, French and  unique
  • When did your interest in fashion start?

We always try to go back to the earliest dates we can remember, but from a really young age, I can’t place a number that’s mostly because my mum is stylish herself

  • How does your lifestyle influence your personal style?

So I walk a lot (Trek) so I’m usually in less fitted dresses looking homeless but it makes me so comfortable.

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  • Where does/did your love of vintage come from?
I feel I’ve always had an old soul and the fact that vintage styles are more expressive.
Grace Alex Nigerian fashion blogger in vintage floral dress and black mules
  • Favorite vintage find you’ve ever purchased?
That changes with time but for now my current white heels and a polka dot gown
  • Do you have a style formula for your everyday outfit? If yes what is it?

Now I’m thinking if I do, but yes it depends on what I’m running for the day: business, job or blog inventory

  • Which comes first for you, comfort or looks?

Comfort: but I’ve had various people taken aback cos my IG style isn’t totally me on a daily basis.

  • Which piece in your closet holds the most Sentimental value to you?

As a fashion person we get too attached but for now my white heels

Vintage fashion

  • Who is(are) your style inspiration(s)?

I won’t mention names but it comes mainly from what I see.

  •  Favourite designer(s)?
Wanger Ayu
Ré Lagos
  • Which season do you prefer when it comes to dressing up; Raining or Dry season and why?

Ehmm Rainy: because the weather changes and so does one’s style

How to style mom jeans with an oversized blazer

White Shirt with Vintage velvet trousers

  • 5 wardrobe essentials for every closet?
White shirt
Polka dot piece
Black skirt
Woven bag
White shoe
  • Trend(s) you currently love right now?
Net leggings
Ruffles
Layers
Moms jeans
Jumper
  • One accessory every woman should have in her closet?
Wristwatch (funny right)?
(Sogie: Yeah very funny cos I don’t even own one lol)
  • Most impractical fashion item you own?

For now I don’t have any, but to most people my style is 😂😂

Oversized print vintage shirt with baggy jeans women fashion

  •  One piece you would never wear and can’t stand on people?

Tight fitted ripped jeans

  • Favourite tv character style and why?

I’m so bad with names and haven’t seen movies lately but I loved the style in hidden figures

  • I’m sure you have a collection of your gafasandals, do you have a favourite pair and why?

They are all special to me but my tassels are my favorite pair… because of how genuine the colors play out considering they’re odd colors

monochrome look in plaid skirt

  • Best fashion advice you’ve ever gotten?

My mum says always “dress befitting for an event”

  • One style tip/hack you live by?

Eyebrows should be done | or have your nails properly made.

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Grace’s Blog link : www.gafashion.net
Instagram : t2pitchy
That’s all from Grace guys definitely show her some and love.

Catch up on last month’s beauty chat here ICYMI and yes stay tuned for this month’s chat, you don’t want to miss it.

Lot’s of Love
Sogie.

 

18 Comments

  1. Tee

    July 11, 2017 at 11:33 am

    I absolutely love Gracey’s style.

    1. Iyesogie Ogieriakhi

      August 10, 2017 at 12:29 pm

      I do too. Thanks Tee

  2. COLLINS BADEWA

    July 11, 2017 at 1:34 pm

    I love Grace’s style because she dresses without caring what people would think. That’s the kind of vibe I’d love to have. BTW, I love this segment!

    THE STREET HAUTE 

    1. Iyesogie Ogieriakhi

      August 10, 2017 at 12:33 pm

      I know. I love the confidence bout her style.
      I’m still trying to tap into that confidence
      I’m glad you like it Collins.

    1. Iyesogie Ogieriakhi

      August 10, 2017 at 12:33 pm

      Thanks Jennifer

  3. Jamila

    July 12, 2017 at 12:20 am

    Those white glasses…I love them though! – http://www.jamilakyari.com

  4. Demilade

    July 12, 2017 at 10:53 am

    I love Grace’s style so much! It’s so different and original. Really enjoyed reading this interview, good job Sogie! xx
    Coco Bella Blog 

    1. Iyesogie Ogieriakhi

      August 10, 2017 at 12:35 pm

      Yes i totally agree. Thanks dear

  5. Vincent Desmond

    July 13, 2017 at 5:16 am

    I love Grace so much. I find that part about being homeless funny and she is such a girlboss like Kilode? lol
    quirksandoutfits.wordpress.com

    1. Iyesogie Ogieriakhi

      August 10, 2017 at 12:36 pm

      Haha you’re so funny Vincent. Thanks boo

  6. sarah

    July 13, 2017 at 2:38 pm

    Lol at the part of being homeless. You’ve gotta love Grace oh. She’s a girl boss as you said and her style is so out of the box, gotta respect and appreciate her originality which is rare these days.
    Princess Audu

    1. Iyesogie Ogieriakhi

      August 10, 2017 at 12:37 pm

      Definitely duff my hat to her.

  7. Demi Akin

    July 15, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    Not surprised she loved the style in hidden figures it was so on point and yep! Definitely right up Grace Alex’a street

    1. Iyesogie Ogieriakhi

      August 10, 2017 at 12:38 pm

      I totally agree. Thanks Demi

  8. Zinny

    July 18, 2017 at 3:17 pm

    Lovely interview and I love the vintage outfit. Looks good!

    http://www.zinnyfactor.com

    1. Iyesogie Ogieriakhi

      August 10, 2017 at 12:39 pm

      Thanks Zinny. Appreciate it

  9. Grace

    November 8, 2017 at 4:42 am

    This is super late, but thank you for this. I am looking at my grammer errors now like, what the heck was I thinking

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