The Victoria’s Secret 2018 Show

Another year, another Victoria’s Secret fashion show, and I am here for it!! I cannot remember a time when I was not so obsessed with this show. For most models across the globe, being a Victoria’s Secret Angel is the ultimate goal; a dream. A few weeks back, I wrote Callbacks and Confirmations , happy…

Callbacks And Confirmations.

For most models, the ultimate goal is to walk the Victoria’s Secret runway. With the results of castings trickling in, we are so proud to see the number of women of colour set to walk the runway later in the year. As a black woman and activist, such gestures and wins for fellow women of…

Florals And Stripes!

  Well, in case you may not have noticed yet, florals and prints are the fashion trends taking over 2018. Halfway into the year, and we can confidently conclude that florals and prints are the signature looks this year. It could be a dress, it could be palazzo pants, or shorts, or a jumpsuit. Whatever…

Growing Modest.

They say, “When you go to Rome, do as the Romans do”. Six months ago, I made the decision to move to the Middle East; to the State of Qatar. Which also explains my long hiatus from writing here. It has taken a lot of adjusting. Now, Qatar, as you may already know, is a…

The Victoria's Secret 2017 Fashion Show

The 2017 version of one of the most popular fashion shows globally has just been concluded in Shanghai, China, and I am loving all the photos! From Alessandra Ambrosio, to Adriana Lima, to Taylor Hill, to Jasmine Tookes, to Cindy Bruna, to Bella Hadid, to Jourdana Elizabeth, to Ming Xi, to Josephine Skriver, the list…

Ankara Goodness!

There are so many reasons to be proud for being African. But let’s focus on our signature look: Ankara. When we were younger, they would call it kitenge, and for some reason most of us found them unappealing. Luckily, life has a way of turning things around. With a little bit of creativity and style,…

Rocking The Cold Season!

The cold season is here, and there is nothing as frustrating as indecisive weather. How many times did you peep out the window, estimated how the weather will be, picked an outfit, and ended up suffering the whole day? Several, right? Me too. The thing about cold weather is that you just never know! What…

Why We Love Cover-ups!

In a world ridden with objectification and strict traditions, we are often looking for new ways to adapt and stand out. For many women, it is difficult to wear some particular items as they seem either too revealing or are simply hard to pair up. Some of the reasons for this include religious beliefs, culture…

Being An Online Shopaholic

Shopping online can be a headache! There are so many risks involved with the simple click of a button; and yet so much variety is provided to us from the comfort of our homes! Many people across the world find the introduction and advancement of technology as one of the best things that ever happened to…

Hair Care Tips 101

A woman’s hair is her greatest pride and joy. Her hair and her styling of choice is an integral part of her overall look. Some love it short, trimmed, long, afro, curly, among many other variations. However, every woman shares a common goal: to have beautiful hair! While many of us may not know exactly…

Beauty Tips: Facial Care

Every woman’s dream would be to have a smooth, pure face; the type that cosmetic companies seek for their advertisements. However, more often than not, many women find themselves feeling a little insecure about their facial skin; something that prompts many to seek help from as far and wide as they possibly can. However, it is…

2017 Predictions: Kimonos

  Our Muslim sisters have been rocking them since time immemorial, and we think that Kimonos are the latest fashion sensation that every fashion enthusiast should own. It is very evident that adding a kimono to your outfit raises your outfit to a classy, stylish and elegant level. While there is no specific way of…

Rock That Denim!

Denim is undoubtedly the most worn material globally. Everybody loves denim! On the previous post, we predicted that neutrals and nude colors are bound to rule this year. However, while that is true, we feel that there is lots of room for denim to dominate this year too; like it has in all other years….

Neutrals in 2017

  It is a brand new year, and fashion lovers and style enthusiasts all around the world are waiting to see what fashion trends will rule 2017. Looking back over the past few decades, it is safe to say that there is nothing completely new in fashion, except for significant modifications on fashion trends that…