Tag Archives : SPRING/SUMMER

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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MY TRIP TO LEKKI ARTS AND CRAFTS MARKET


Going to Lekki Arts and Crafts Market is something I had wanted to do for quite some time, but kept having issues with. After a few failed attempts, the most frustrating one being when my sisters, friend (Bolanle) and I were already in Lekki, but we lost our way,  despite being in a cab and what Google maps was telling…

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BLOGGING: 6 MONTHS AND BEYOND


I can’t believe that it’s already been six months since I started my blog. It really doesn’t feel that long, to be honest and I still remember when it was just an idea. I’m glad I finally ignored all the excuses I kept making about why I shouldn’t, and eventually gave in and started. It’s been an interesting ride so…

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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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