• 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,  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…