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

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My Thoughts

Monday Favourites

Happy Monday, and if you are in the Midwest like I am, I hope you are keeping warm now that autumn has decided to rear its ugly head. No doubt the change of colours is beautiful but all I can think about is the fact that I don't own a lot of long sleeve shirts.… Continue reading Monday Favourites

My Thoughts

Monday Favourites

Happy Monday to you all. I had a better weekend than I did last weekend. Football season has started which means my weekends are basically not mine anymore because I work at the football games in Minnesota. So after a shift of over 12 hours, and church the next morning, I'm kind of struggling today.… Continue reading Monday Favourites

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

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Monday Favourites

 Joyeux Lundi 🙂 Favourite video I've always believed that someone should turn the life of Nigerians into a show. Favourite Song I'm so ready for this album to come out. Favourite Quote/Joke I'm not sure why I laughed so hard, but I found it funny Favourite Fashion: Least Favourite Moment of the Week So basically… Continue reading Monday Favourites

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

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