Friday March 6th, 2015, marked 58 years since my home country Ghana declared its independence from colonial rule. Formerly known as the Gold Coast, Ghana was the first sub-Saharan nation to gain independence. This is a source of great pride, and we have so many reasons to celebrate. Every time I go home, I’m excited … Continue reading OOTD: Ghanaian Independence Day Slayage
Hey boo hey! How you livin’? So let’s dive straight in. I recently told you all how much I love Valentine’s Day. This tends to confuse people, since I am the quintessential single girl about town. It’s not like I don’t like menz no more (I’m not #deliverdt). Idris just hasn’t arrived with my bride … Continue reading Fifty Shades of Galentine’s Day
Sweethearts! Hi there. Just thought I’d share one of my favourite casual outfits. A couple of weeks back, a friend and I decided to treat ourselves to a day of lavish leisure (YES, hunty). We went to an incredible Pop Art exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, and then lunched it up like bosses. This is what … Continue reading OOTD: The Lazy Sunday
Hi darlings! How was Christmas? Thought I’d post a little something for you to read while you play with your new Christmas pressies! What better day to share my first ever Outfit of The Day? I decided to serve Christmas realness in all black with my new Very Favourite Dress. This gorgeous long-sleeved black bodycon number is from … Continue reading Christmas OOTD!
Alright hunties- it’s the last day of 2013. A time for quiet reflection, deep thought, and cutting shapes under a disco ball. This time last year, my dearest pal Rosie and I made a list of the four lessons that we’d learned in 2012. These were: 1. Wear all your best things now. No more … Continue reading Sashay Away, 2013.
I’ve always loved traditional African wax prints. I grew up on their vibrant colours and intricate patterns. The printed material is used to sew gorgeous outfits, astounding headresses (the bigger the headress, the bigger the swag), and even to make home decor and jewelery. So this week I’m wearing a feature nail inspired by my … Continue reading Weekly Nailgasm- African Wax Print
You know how I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day? Oh you didn’t know? Well I have. And it’s because I’m talking about my girl… Rosie. If my life was a pop song, she would be the uplifting key change. Rosie was the Office Manager at the agency I worked for. She was this vivacious … Continue reading My Girl