Culture, Style

More Ankara Ideas

The beauty about fashion is that it is always evolving, or sometimes recycling. This year between chokers and peasant skirts, we have seen the old become the new and thankfully all of that can be done through Ankara/lace. So here are 10 more beautiful Ankara/lace combinations  1. This is so elegant, and the colour combination… Continue reading More Ankara Ideas

Culture, My Thoughts, Style

10 More Ankara/Aso Ebi Styles to Inspire you

So last time I made a list of 10 Ankara style ideas, it was a huge hit. As someone who is always looking for ideas, I understand why...so I'm adding another 10 styles to inspire you. Short, long, two piece or pants, Ankara can be used for so much, but don't forget about the use… Continue reading 10 More Ankara/Aso Ebi Styles to Inspire you

Culture, Style, Things That Bring Joy

Ten Style Ideas for Ankara/Aso Ebi

If you are African (Mostly West African), friends with an African, Dating an African at some point you will be given fabric to sew for an event, or you know buy your own fabric (either Lace or Ankara). Recently we found some extra Ankara at home and I had to find a style to sew.… Continue reading Ten Style Ideas for Ankara/Aso Ebi

Style, Things That Bring Joy

Monday Favourites

Normally when people blog about their weekly favourites, they wait until Friday to do it. I'm not normal so it shouldn't be a surprise that I choose to do it on Mondays. I unlike most people I know, love Mondays. They're just like spring to me; a fresh start. Here are some of my favourite… Continue reading Monday Favourites

Style

Fall Inspiration

Let me be honest, I don't like fall. It's cold, and dreary and means that winter is on its way. If you live in Minnesota, you can understand why I don't care for winter at all. Last year, we had snow in May! which was totally ridiculous. The thing about the cold is that it… Continue reading Fall Inspiration

Hair, Music, Style, Women Power

I want to be friends with…Corinne Bailey Rae

In August I blogged about Tiwa Savage, and how I want to be friends with her. Before that it was about how Solange is my favourite Knowles sister. Now it's Corinne Bailey Rae. I've loved her since I was in high school and the first time I heard her song "Put Your Records On." The… Continue reading I want to be friends with…Corinne Bailey Rae

Style

Reflexion Optique – Vlisco

Vlisco, oh vlisco, no other print company has ever made me as excited as I get when they release new prints, and ideas. Reflexion Optique is the newest collection from this Fabric company, and even though you can't buy clothes pre-sewn ( I think), at least you have options to take to the tailor. I… Continue reading Reflexion Optique – Vlisco

Style, Things That Bring Joy

Candy Collection – Sika

So I've been looking for inspiration in the form of print/ankara and came across this new collection from this Ghananian Designer Sika. This collection is so colorful and is perfect for anybody. One of the great things about Sika is that you can buy items on their website, whether bridal dresses, things for your home,… Continue reading Candy Collection – Sika

Music, Style, Women Power

I want to be friends with…Tiwa Savage

Last month (I think) I blogged about my love for Solange Knowles. Now I'm inspired again to blog about someone who I think would be awesome to know. I remember when I started to get into Nigerian music, I was frustrated because it seemed like all that I saw were male musicians, and I wanted… Continue reading I want to be friends with…Tiwa Savage

Hair, Music, Style, Things That Bring Joy, Women Power

I want to be friends with…Solange

If there is one musician/celebrity that I obsess over it would be Solange Knowles. To be honest I prefer her over her sister BeyoncĂ©, because she seems more like someone who I could relate to, and have fun with. She's fashionable She's Unapologetic She's Unique Her hair game has been on point since she went… Continue reading I want to be friends with…Solange