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  • Fashion

    Take the Plunge…

    Red is one of my favorite colors, it always has been. Its a hue that is both flattering and enhancing for all shades. It is a perfect transition from summer to fall depending on your accessories, it could actually be the perfect go-to for your closet. You all know that I am about piecing western and traditional pieces to make an outfit so this look is my forte. I recently wore this outfit to a showcase during NYFW and it was a good pick because people appreciated the combination of a solid red with the demure pattern of my Ankara pants. This colors works even for the winter (Hello Christmas!!).…

  • Fashion,  Mimispiration

    SHERO…

    By all standards and definitions, a hero is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements and/or noble qualities however, in this present day society, this definition isn’t as gender neutral as one would expect hence, women in the bid to take back their awesomeness have coined  their own term Shero (a perfect blend of she as a pronoun and hero) beautiful right.. For plus size Queens, this is very personal to us because everyday is a challenge which we overcome victoriously. We are challenged to face people who do not understand why we are happy with our size, people who want to categorize us, stereotypical minded…

  • Fashion

    MY MANTRA

    Remember who you are is a constant chant in my household. Every time I was leaving for boarding school, my father always sent me off with those parting words. Fast forward to my current life, there has been a lot happening to me, breaking me to my most vulnerable but also building me to my strongest. When people say “thank God we don’t look like what we are going through”, just know that there’s a battle of Mind over Matter constantly fought and pray with them that they emerge victorious. I am a Warrior, constantly at war with the tribulations of life but importantly at war with the greatest critique…

  • Fashion

    Color Me Afrique…

    Color is such an intriguing medium of expression, self love and beauty, hence, fashion enthusiasts commit to the art of display, “marketing” their point of view through the spectrum of color. Color gives us the ease to be whomever we want to be, channeling different eras and moods into an outfit. Since my childhood days, my love for colors and prints have been unwavering which could also have been because of my rich cultural heritage (ask any Nigerian.lol). Anyways, I love what colors represent and I stand by the boldness and beauty of all colors. This is my African infused take on casual wear for the winter. The day was dreary but the model in…