Lessons and highlights from African Fashion Week Toronto

August 24, 2015

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Lesson #1: Get your alphet (outfit) right šŸ˜‰

I finally attended my first ever Africa Fashion week here in Toronto a couple of weekends ago.Ā  There were quite a few lessons and some pretty dope highlights.

SPOILER ALERT! My girl Catherine’s brand Kaela Kay came to win, and win she did.

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Black Lives Matter, even in Canada

August 10, 2015

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They say the happenings are over there, they could not possibly find their way here. Those who say these things have chosen to be blind. Chosen to shut their ears, chosen to look the other way. Its not that bad here they say. Oh, but just you wait.

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I survived a week’s natural hair challenge!

July 13, 2015

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I’ve been natural for almost two years now.

I call the above style: The ‘Let Your Hair Down’.

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Today’s post is brought to you by the letter J: Jumpsuits baby!

June 10, 2015

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WARNING: This postĀ is full of puns. And 80s music. Oh hey Alicia! šŸ˜‰

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Get your wardrobe RIGHT with summer white!

May 20, 2015

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Let LupitaĀ school you in how to slay with summer white. If you don’t know, now you know. SHOW ‘EM GIRL.

I can always count on ‘Pita to bring the slayage.

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The best thing about summer? Why sandals of course!

May 15, 2015

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This weekend spells the unoffical start of summer here in my neck of the woods and the only thing other than the sun that sounds good to me in the summer isĀ SANDALS!!

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And the best dressed at the Met Gala is…

May 05, 2015

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Rihanna.

LISTEN.TO.ME. Rih was a CFDA winner for a reason. ANDDDD…she nailed the theme (China Through the Looking Glass) to the wall and in the process has everyone now googling Guo Pei.End.of.story.

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Jean-Michel Basquiat’s message was powerfully clear: Black.Lives.Matter.

April 29, 2015

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“The black person is the protagonist in most of my paintings. I realized that I didn’t see many paintings with black people in them”.

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