Hi pumpkins! You know my goal in life is to bring you the best of glamour and fierceness from the Motherland, right? So imagine my excitement when I was contacted by the group behind Imperial Leather, PZ Cussons. Now I know you’re familiar with the iconic Imperial Leather soap bars- remember the creamy beige classic … Continue reading #LittleLuxuryMoments: Imperial Leather Relaunches in Accra
Oh hey dolls! It’s Adjpants here, your Slayage and Fierceness Correspondent for West Africa *flips hair* Let’s dive straight in! So if you’ve been following me for a while, you probably know about my obsession with Sex and the City. I loved the directness, the openness and the sheer ballsy courage of the show. It … Continue reading “An African City” Season 2 Launches in Accra!
Hey baes! This post has been a long time coming and I’m so excited! Let’s talk all things hair! My hair is a huge part of my life and I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to get myself organised so we can talk about it. *insert joyous cartwheel* So. Most of you already … Continue reading Crowning Glory: My Natural Hair Journey
Who runs the world? GIRLS. We should all know this by now. Girls are incredible. And yet here we are in 2015, and the tech industry is still a male-dominated one. Did you know that only 7% of tech start-ups are led by women? So when I was invited to attend the premiere of the Made … Continue reading Raising a New Generation of Ghanaian #CodeGirls
Hey dolls! Let’s talk skincare for a hot minute. You all know I love makeup (or “makeupses” as my boo Rosie calls it) but listen. Great skin takes your sexy to new heights. What do we want? Fresh, glowing, supple skin! When do we want it? Upon the immediate. Skincare is very much a different … Continue reading Love the Skin You’re In!
Hey boos! This weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Felabration 2015 #TurnUp in Accra. The event was a fabulous way to honour the legendary Fela Kuti’s birthday. You guys know I don’t play when it comes to my afrobeats, and I got my love for Fela from growing up in Nigeria. I lost … Continue reading OOTD: FELAbration 2015!
Hey! It’s Adjpants, your Fierceness and Slayage Correspondent, coming to you live from Accra, Ghana. I wanted to give you an update on my adventure so far. Hoooo my garsh- moving “home” when you’re essentially a foreigner in your own country is NOT EASY. It’s been a stressful couple of weeks. After two days holed up … Continue reading Accra Update: Two Weeks In…
My dearest loves. It’s been a while since my last post, and I’m sorry I’ve left you for so long without providing some sort of foolishness or tea-spilling. Why have I been absent? Because I moved away from London 2 weeks ago… *cue gasps* That’s right. The last couple of months have been an insane … Continue reading Homecoming.
Hi darlings! So I’m gagging with excitement to share my thoughts on last weekend’s event “Africa Writes 2015,” the African Writers’ festival hosted by the Royal African Society at the British Library. It was a bit of a whirlwind visit, but I’m so glad I attended. My bestie Miss Fu and I stepped into the … Continue reading Africa Writes 2015
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