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Accessories Necessary

Black and White purse from Accessories 2 die 4

“You’re never fully dressed without a smile”… Smiles though, aren’t the accessory we’re focusing on today. Because, accessories are a necessary component to finishing an outfit. They are like the signature at the end of a carefully worded letter, it’s not complete without it.…

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An African Princess in An Arabian Forte

This is a love story between an African Princess and an Arabian Forte. As she walked through the forte gates, hummingbirds sang to herald her arrival. She closed her eyes and pictured herself in one of her favorite Arabian folklore; The Lost City of Atlantis of the Sands. The Lost City of  Atlantis of the  Sands is a legend very similar to that of the lost city of Atlantis, only…

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4 WAYS TO TIMELESS STYLE – DENIM AND WHITE

Style is an important part of human culture. It is however, incredibly difficult to narrow down one’s style. The general consensus though, is style that is timeless and remains fresh no matter the era.  One of the most timeless items in fashion is denim and the most timeless color is white. As a pair denim and white transcends era and age. Denim and white is classy and timeless.  This post…

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Clashing Colors for Work- Pink and Red Redo

In the spirit of redoing each spring/summer trend I blogged about, this is a restyle of the clashing colors trend. Red and Pink are arguably the two most clashed colors of all time. However, Spring/Summer 2018 has made them staples. In my first styling of the clashing colors trend, I went the editorial route. For this post, I will be styling a work appropriate look featuring pink and red.…

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An Adire Take On Bold Colours

It’s the third week in May and it’s bold colours week. Every week in May, I restyle the spring/summer trends I reported on this year.  I decided to go back to my roots for this, Adire!. Adire bold colours are inherently African, Nigerian specifically. The mix of colours make for the perfect bold and colourful look.…

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Scotch in Spring- Plaid Redo

Have I mentioned how much I love plaid. Scratch that, I love all things Scot. The fashion industry has in recent years developed an obsession with the fabric. From avant garde interpretations to street wear. Plaid is everywhere. You can read my report on plaid as a trend here. This month of May, I will be restyling the Spring/Summer trends I reported on this year.This post is a restyling of…

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Sorbet Season – Pastel Redo

Pastels were the very first Spring/Summer 2018 trend I took on, you can read that post here. When I was researching pastel looks, I came across a subsection of the trend;  sorbet toned clothes. It only made sense, summer comes along with ice cold sorbets. So why not sorbet toned clothes. No bs-ing, Nigeria has been in sorbet season all year. …

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Clash Course-A Pink and Red Pictorial.

This past month I’ve been all about the pink and red trend. From high fashion, to high street to street wear, pink and red is everywhere.  Spring 2018 brought along with it some amazing trends. My favorite is probably the pink and red trend. That’s a lot to say because they are two of my least favorite colors. However, the two of them together are a winning combination.…