• Fashion

    OOTO (Outfit of the Occasion)

    If you are looking for an outfit that describes me, this is it. Most times for occasions, we are torn between looking our best for ourselves and looking our best for other people. Hence, everytime I dress up, I remember to include my personality in the outfit. For an event last weekend, I wore this outfit and it’s one of my favorite looks ever. I like the sleeves as they cover my least favorite part (my arms) and give an elongated illusion. The pope collar has always been my favorite , don’t ask me why as I don’t know. The baby doll silhouette is my spirit silhouette. It enhances my…

  • 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…