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  • Fashion,  SCHOOLED FOR STYLE

    Floral Attraction…

    Florals are like the all- time classics to me. They are so beautiful and are very feminine and ladylike when done tastefully. Unlike popular belief that floral prints are reserved for the closets of grannies or for outdated table cloths, florals are making a come back in Summer 2018 and I am all for it. For my NOLA trip, I decided to ‘dorn one of my favorite floral pieces. It’s a mix on the pattern because I used large and bold prints for both top and bottom which gives a more sophisticated and modern touch.. Also, to balance the boldness of this look, I choose a cleaner/crisper silhouette. Furthermore, these pieces…

  • Mimi Travels

    Taste of NOLA, the Creole City…

    I have fallen in love three times: Once with a boy, the other time with myself and the last time with a city. NOLA is such a beautiful place, its full of creative surprises and opportunities. It smells and feels like one is in the renaissance era. New Orleans birthed by Mother Africa is adequately mixed with the French and Spanish culture. (whats not to love!) As per the very southern lifestyle, everyone you meet is very warm and they are eager and excited to show you a bit of their culture and also hidden restaurants that have boat filled crab legs (The Original French Market & Bar)that only locals…

  • Fashion,  SCHOOLED FOR STYLE

    Co-ords for Summer…

    Coming in hot this Summer are co-ords.  Co-ords, also known as “twin sets”, are matching tops and bottoms. I have always been a fan of twin sets because they are so easy to put on as oppose to rompers. With matching sets you don’t have to worry about combining other articles of clothing. One of the best things about Co-ords are that they are tailored for every shape and come in all kinds of silhouette. They also come in every color and/or prints imaginable, which is a plus. Co-ords can either be casual, bohemian, edgy or dressy, depending on your current mood and how you want to translate your outfit.…

  • Fashion,  SCHOOLED FOR STYLE

    HOW TO STYLE MAXI SKIRTS…

    On our first post on SFS by Mimi, I will be talking about maxi skirts. Maxi skirts have been relegated to the background and used more as a utility item than dress up. This event I was supposed to attend was primarily causal and for some reason, I wanted to wear a maxi skirt which is very unlike me (I am more a romper, shorts kinda gal during summer). With that inspiration, I decided to look through websites to get a feel of how maxi skirts are being worn as trends are constantly on a continuous roll. Long story short, nothing was impressive and I even noticed that ladies didn’t…