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  • Fashion,  SCHOOLED FOR STYLE

    Floral Attraction…

    Florals are like the all- time classics to me. They are so beautiful and are very feminine and ladylike when done tastefully. Unlike popular belief that floral prints are reserved for the closets of grannies or for outdated table cloths, florals are making a come back in Summer 2018 and I am all for it. For my NOLA trip, I decided to ‘dorn one of my favorite floral pieces. It’s a mix on the pattern because I used large and bold prints for both top and bottom which gives a more sophisticated and modern touch.. Also, to balance the boldness of this look, I choose a cleaner/crisper silhouette. Furthermore, these pieces…

  • Mimi Travels

    Taste of NOLA, the Creole City…

    I have fallen in love three times: Once with a boy, the other time with myself and the last time with a city. NOLA is such a beautiful place, its full of creative surprises and opportunities. It smells and feels like one is in the renaissance era. New Orleans birthed by Mother Africa is adequately mixed with the French and Spanish culture. (whats not to love!) As per the very southern lifestyle, everyone you meet is very warm and they are eager and excited to show you a bit of their culture and also hidden restaurants that have boat filled crab legs (The Original French Market & Bar)that only locals…

  • Fashion

    Styled by NOLA…

    Ever been to a city and you feel like you belong exactly there at that exact time? That was my experience with New Orleans, the culture is so rich and they are o so colorful I was immediately inspired to combine these outfit so I could fit right in. Initially, each piece was to be combined with other plainer outfits but NOLA gave me the confidence to wear color and go bold. As you can see, every article of clothing is a distinct pattern however, this mix and match was successful because I played with the primary colors which were yellow and red hence creating a bold yet cohesive match.…

  • 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.…