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A MINIMALIST GUIDE TO STYLE

Minimalism isn’t just a lifestyle choice it could also be a persons, personal style. How they dress and accessorise. Minimalist style features a limited color palette and a slim closet. So many moons ago, I thought I could fully live the minimalist lifestyle, with very few possessions, clean, simple and chic. Do I still want that? Of course, I just haven’t gotten the hang of clearing out my closet from…

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Nigerian ‘Summer’ Checklist

Summer is in quotes because even though it’s summer around the world its rainy season in Nigeria. I live in Abuja, and as much as it is the rainy season, we have a few really hot days. It can be really hard to dress for the weather because there are unexpected changes. One minute the sun is shining really bright and the next minute, the clouds come out. Here is…

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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.…

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How To Wear Clashing Colors- Pink and Red

Clashing colors are in. The colors that clash the best and break all fashion rules are PINK and RED. Wearing these two colors for a very long time was a fashion faux pas. However, Spring 2018 heralds a new day. The risk takers are finally right. You can wear pink and red and not look like a total nutcase.…

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Is Print Fashion Journalism Dead?

Print media used to be the only way we could see the latest runway collections. That has all changed , we see it all as it happens. Instagram Live, Twitter Live, Snapchat, Facebook Live, YouTube Live etc. Fashion has become more accessible and our appetites more voracious, our attention spans shorter.…

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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…

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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…

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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…