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,…

Understanding Makeup! 

Choosing the right kind of makeup is always an issue subject to debate. Over time, I have had many people ask me what I use on my face, and where they can get the same. Before I settled on Black Opal, I had my fair share of confusion and dissatisfaction from many other brands. At…

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 wearing…

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 make…

Kenyan Fashion: Co-Be Nairobi

It is a brand new year, and what better way to kick off than by appreciating Kenyan-made apparel! But first, Happy New Year! It is absolutely incredible to see Kenyan designers step up and create such a unique and incredibly great line as this. Co-Be Nairobi is headed by Bevern Oguk, a young, ambitious and…