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  • Fashion

    Mixing Prints with Ankara…

    As you may well know, I have a thing for prints and patterns hence incorporating it into my looks is one of my style norms. Mixing prints are great for adding fun to an outfit, especially for this warmer climate. Depending on the prints, it can be uniquely unpredictable but specific to the individual’s choice of color or material. I decided to pair two different prints to achieve my Ankara blocking. Personally, the bolder the print the better however, you do not want to make your outfit overwhelming hence minimal accessories are your best choice. I complimented my look with a solid colored mule. In addition, be mindful when mixing…

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    It’s a Wrap…

    Coming off this insane weather, it is without doubt that our calendars will start getting filled with outdoor activities such as music festivals and picnics and as we know and have probably experienced, outdoor activities can be fun but also very frustrating if you aren’t at your most comfortable. Wrap dresses have always been a consistent item in our closet be it for work or play because not only are they easy to combine with accessories, they are flattering for any body type. For my recent trip to NOLA (post up soon), I sported this ASOS floral wrap high low dress which is very Spring with the bold floral design…

  • 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,  Mimi Travels

    NOLAnkara…

    Growing up in a predominantly Ankara infused society, Ankara becomes dormant after a while (don’t shoot me) thus, the need to amp it up without losing fashion and style is eminent. I am very into mixing Ankara prints to create a style that’s uniquely mine. This NY&CO wide leg pants is right up my alley because not only is it high-waisted with a rich mustard color , it is stretchy which makes for a great fit and also stylish. This pants was styled with an Asos bandeau. Although it was such a great combination, I decided to pair the outfit with an Ankara Kimono inspired jacket tailored to fit my frame.…