February 2018

Fashion Personal Style

The Heritage Post

Heritage; something that is handed down from the past as a tradition. Tradition; beliefs or behaviors passed down within a society with special importance and origins from the past. A major part of tradition is clothing (fashion). Every society around the world has  traditional clothing. These are fabrics, articles of clothing attached to their cultural identity In the last couple of years beginning in Fall/Winter 2016, British fabrics like tweed, herringbone…

Beauty

Bronze Eyeshadow and Trophy Wife Dupe?

The winter olympics are in full bloom and so I was inspired by the medals to create a gold and bronze makeup look. The eyeshadow is very bronzey with touches of a yellow gold highlight. Finding the perfect bronze eyeshadow for dark skin can be a challenge. I found mine in the bronze shade of the Hegai and Esther Flash Pan.  You can see my review of this palette here.…

Fashion

Scotch on Frocks- Plaid Trend Report

This post is a trend report on a Fabric trend that has made its way from fall 2017 to an all season round trend. Plaid. Trends arguably drive the fashion industry, they are the perfect blend of catwalk, celebrity and high street. Fabric trends on an industry level make the most sense. Fabrics are time consuming to produce and it makes economic sense to have a certain color or textile…

Beauty

How To Make Shimmer Eyeshadows Look Neat

Shimmer  shadows, love them, despise them, can’t use them… I never was an eye shadow girl, never was a makeup girl until YouTube. With YouTube came a love for eye shadows, so I practiced and practiced. Now I can safely say that I have become pretty good with eye shadow. I have gotten a certain question frequently on my beauty posts on social media. How do you make your shimmer…

Fashion

Fashion City- Abuja

Beautiful sunrises that inspire poetry, hills and fields, no traffic (probably my favorite) laid back, stress free. Abuja is characterised by these. Fashion City? Abuja is becoming a major African fashion city and is doing so at its own pace and its own style?. Shocking as that may seem, its true. In this article the story of a budding fashion city is told. Fashion, style are a major part of…

Beauty

Gunmetal Eyeshadow- Makeup Revolution

Gunmetal is a shade of grey that has greenish undertones.  For  the longest time I have been obsessed with the color especially with regards eye shadow. Last year YouTubers and beauty gurus Desi Perkins and Katy released a makeup collection with Dose of Colors and their eye shadow palette included a gunmetal shimmer shade with blueish green undertones. I haven’t been able to get my hands on that palette yet.c…