Tag Archives : HEELS

LITTLE RED FINDING GOOD


This post is an acknowledgment that life gets challenging sometimes, and you may feel lost in all the chaos and confusion it brings. You may lose yourself; at least in some part, and be left with a version of yourself that you don’t even recognize. (Cue in the song ‘She Used To Be Mine’ by Sara Bareilles). Here’s a reminder…

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NOT SO BASIC WHITE T-SHIRT LOOK


It’s been said time and time again that a basic white t-shirt (tee) is a wardrobe must-have for girls and guys alike, and I agree completely. Although, I must confess that I fully embraced my love for the white tee after I was left with a bunch of white tees after my NYSC program. The white tee is the perfect…

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EST. AUGUST 17, 1991


My life has come full circle once again and I’m completely grateful to God.  In many ways, I feel like I’ve matured dramatically this past year, more than ever before. It’s not just about getting older; it’s about the new insights into my life and the kind of life I want to live that I’ve recently discovered. It definitely is…

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MONOCHROMATIC TREND… WITH A TWIST


The monochromatic trend has been around for so long, that it no longer feels like a trend. It has become one of those basic combinations that done right, can make you look classy, polished and sophisticated. It has become such a mainstay in fashion that it needs no introduction; it’s an easy go-to outfit that makes you stand out without…

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ANKARA: AN AFRICAN HERITAGE?


Ankara is a bold print that has been identified with Africans for such a long time, that it has become increasingly difficult to separate it from the African culture. Unknown to most, the history of ankara can be traced back to the Dutch, who created the ankara print as a cheap imitation of Indonesian batik fabric sometime in the 19th…

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SPOTTED: UPSIZED/DALMATIAN DOTS


The cyclical nature of fashion has such an undeniable and resonating attraction, to the extent that even trends and styles from decades ago find their way back into our modern world. Consequently, it comes as no surprise that designers like Givenchy, Prada, Chanel, Dior and Balenciaga, to name a few, preserve their clothes over the years and same eventually gain…

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MIGNOLLY’S MUST-HAVE: DRESSY MAXI SKIRT


Over the years, certain clothing items have become ‘staples’ or ‘must haves’ in every girl’s closet (wardrobe). These are items that help you stay stylish all year round, such as a denim jacket, black blazer, pair of formal trousers or dress slacks,  little black dress (lbd),  white shirt, white tee (t-shirt), dark-wash jeans (mostly black), casual (or boyfriend) jeans etc.…

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PUSSY BOW


Parisian fashion is characterised by chic, sophisticated and effortless pieces. One of its ‘piece de resistance’ is the pussy bow blouse. It came into creation originally as a gender bending piece that still incorporated femininity and softness. In essence, the pussy bow is a bow-tie, albeit a feminine bow-tie. Designers like Coco Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent have featured it…

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LFW 2– LOVING LAVENDER ‘LILAC’


‘Loving Lavender ‘Lilac’’, was inspired by ‘Living Lavida Loca’, Ricky Martin’s 1999 hit record, which directly translates to ‘living this crazy life’. Life can get crazy sometimes, especially, when you go from feeling high/on cloud 9, to having your spirits low and not even understanding how you got there. The days following Lagos Fashion Week were characterized by a feeling…

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