• Mimispiration

    Why I cut my hair…

    Growing up in a community where hair is the ultimate check for beauty, I am constantly battling what society defines as beauty and what I feel is beautiful to me as an individual. Infact, the mere idea of cutting my hair might give my mum a shocker, with her clutching her chest wondering why her first daughter has decided to look like a boy. So coward me (or as any African child might say, wise me) decided to wait till I was very very far away from her fierce glances and unsolicited shade/jabs to finally do something I have always wanted to which is cut my hair. FYI, continents apart…

  • Fashion

    Four Ways to wear a trend

    It’s no news that the latest fashion trends stir a crazy excitement every season and they change so fast that our wallets might have difficulties keeping up. So how do you get it right? How do you adapt to the trends?  For example, the snake skin/print trend. This might be a little overwhelming for most because of its pattern however, I have put together ways you can rock trends. In my opinion, looking chic and trendy at the same time means balancing your outfit so that it won’t look overdone and all the while creating a style that looks like you made an effort. The 50/50 rule You can combine…

  • Fashion

    My Five colors for Spring…

    Spring defines new life, unrestrained awakenings and unforgettable beauty and whilst we are still trying to remove ourselves from Winter’s gloom, the myriad of hues for this season has certainly caught my eye. Nature itself is the best inspiration for this year’s Spring, from Nature greens to Tropical reds, we are in for a burst of vibrant hues. These empowering, uplifting and utterly joyful hues have been chosen to add that creative spark to any wardrobe, no matter how black and bland you prefer things. Vibrancy is the focus here, and while pairing it with some darker solids is fine, as a confirmed lover of color, I will encourage us…

  • Fashion

    Love fits all…

    In true fashion, Valentine Day is one of the most celebrated days in the globe. Everyone looks forward to this day as its an harbinger of many surprises equally pleasant and unpleasant . Amongst many things such as restaurant reservations, aligned schedules etc. The greatest and probably most exhausting question is ” What am I wearing?” On regular days , we worry about what to wear talk more of this day where you want to look extra special for that romantic dinner, event and/or evening walk. Valentine’s day is probably the most romantic date on the calendar and whilst you want to look your prettiest, I have put together a…