• 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,  Mimispiration

    Fashion & Me

    Contrary to what you might believe, I am still interested in the art of fashion, expressing myself through varying colors and silhouette. Yes, I have been MIA and I really feel I have to apologise for that . Life took over, not saying fashion isn’t part of my life but some things had to be set for me to go back to a true love that has and will always be around for me. So here goes: I AM SORRY!!! My instagram bears me witness, lol. I have explored and experimented and I have come to the conclusion that I am very much interested in being in the front lines…

  • Fashion,  Mimi Travels,  Mimispiration

    Three wrong perceptions about curvy girls in swimwear…

    I am very passionate about this subject because I have been told countless times that swimwear isn’t for curvy/curvier/voluptuous women. They say it doesn’t look right and it’s not tailored to our shape. I stand to disagree. Whether bikinis, tankinis or one piece, every shape is beautiful and should be reverenced. So here, I listed three wrong perceptions about us in swimwear and also debunked them If you will love us in clothes, love us out of them as well… Cellulite: Who gives a damn. Although, cellulite might not be everyone’s cup of tea, it comes with the territory of being extra cushioned. They say they are nature’s guide to treasure.…

  • Fashion,  Mimispiration

    My Tribute to WAKANDA…

      “As feminists we have to understand that we can be strong and badass but also take cognizance of the role we play as women” This might seem cliche and beating the already dead horse but the movie ‘‘Black Panther”  spoke to me on so many levels hence I decided to do a style tribute to the strong women of Wakanda. I am not going to go into any details about the movie so there would be no spoilers however I will touch on aspects that resonated with me. I choose this outfit for this tribute because it reminds me of the strength and beauty of Africa. The richness of…