Style is a general word which refers to a way of expressing one’s self through what you wear, it could be a unique form of clothing or a way of rearranging one’s appearance. According to Rachel Zoe Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak. Adire can be styled into different ways to suit your taste. When styling Adire Fabric you have to consider the type of fabric, some dresses are suitable for cotton, chiffon, Silk etc. In this blog post we would be discussing a few Adire styles for Ladies.


Our Hand dyed scarves can be transformed and styled into a Tunic dress. A Tunic, which can also be called a chiton can be worn as a shirt or gown by both genders.  Chitons were believed to originate from ancient Rome. Tunic dresses are suitable for women of all age, it is a loose fit which is comfortable for the body hence a perfect body is not required. They can also be styled to have different neck styles.

Tunic dresses are great for exploring during weekends, it is the perfect off duty combo. Tunic dresses offers you comfort and style with a pair of jean and sneakers you are good to go.

The Unisex Tunic made from Adire scarf


Empire waist dress is a style of clothing in which the dress has a fitted bodice just below the bust giving it a high waisted appearance. The dress is designed in this shape to lengthens one’s body appearance. It is comfortable and easy to make, It can be made into the length that best suits you. If you have an apple shaped body (Apple shaped individuals have a heavier mid-section with a wide torso and broad shoulders) the empire waist dress will suit you by playing up your bust. If you’re petit this style will help you define your silhouette in maxi length.

Empire waist dress made from Adire Danfo print.


Skirts come in a wide variety of length and types. The Fabric skirts are made from determines the occasion suitable for the skirt to be worn, if it is casual, professional, or suitable for evening occasions. Skirts above the knee are perfect for showing off great pair of legs. The Adire Skater skirt is a casual skirt with a waistband and is flared in a way that it would form a circle when laid flat. This style is suitable for younger women, this skirt is versatile and can be paired with lose or fitted tops and even a crop top. The Skater skirt comes in different length and it is appealing for all body types. Longer skater skirts can be worn by women of all ages while shorter skater skirts are often worn by younger women.

The Adire Lounge custom print Skater skirt.


The idea behind the fashion of two-piece dresses is to create the impression that you are wearing a dress that has been spliced at the waist to create two pieces. Every woman should have a two pieced dress because it’s a trendy fashion style.  They are also really weather friendly and comfortable, they can be worn for vacations, weddings and even casual outings. It is easier to fit a two-piece dress when you wear different sizes on the top and bottom. Two pieced dresses have numerous advantages because they are abundant sleeve options to choose from, you can also choose to wear the pieces with other separates. 

Adire Two Piece Dress. (Source: Kipfashion)


Crop tops are bold, fun and stylish for everybody type. They are always in style and have been evolving over time. They could be worn alone or under oversized blazers, a high-rise denim, over a jacket etc. Figuring out what type of crop top that works for your body is key, regardless of your body type you should also consider the bottom you are rocking your crop top with. Crop tops come in many lengths some fall below the bra line while others stop right above the belly button. It is also important to determine the fit when styling a crop top; if its going to be tight or loose.

Adire Lounge print styled into a crop top.

Adire lounge is an African hand-dyed textile company that creates unique designs on non-conventional fabrics like silk, chiffon, T-shirts, scarves, and cotton. We are your one stop shop for everything Adire! We deliver everywhere in Nigeria and all over the world. Our Physical store is located at Ikota shopping complex, Road 5, K117, Victoria Garden City, Lagos. You can also check us out on our website and follow us on various social media platforms @adirelounge to see what we have in our store and to place an order. We can’t wait for you to Shop from us today and transform our Adire Fabric into different styles!

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