When Fashion Is Taken Seriously; A Manifesto

When Fashion Is Taken Seriously; A Manifesto

I am on a journey. I don’t know the destination, but I like the journey so far. In my quest to discover the intellectual (or grown up) side of fashion and style, I came across a manifesto from Vestoj (a journal of sartorial matters) that I thought I should share.
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The manifesto (see below) reflects my deep feelings on fashion and style today. More so, it’s a reflection on why I think fashion should…

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On Intellectual Fashion and Style

On Intellectual Fashion and Style

In this world of fashion and style, why is the same not boring? Where are the intellectual people of fashion? Why do all some sites (which have been deemed influential) continue to treat its readers like we are all shallow, omg people, who by the way, do not deserve any intelligent conversation on style, fashion or even the latest on beauty without sounding like their audience are merely “chicks”…

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W Magazine’s Banal Redefined: Clever or Fail with the Normcore Trend

W Magazine’s Banal Redefined: Clever or Fail with the Normcore Trend

What happens when you are all dressed down with nowhere to go? You put on a $61,000 coat by Dior (image below) according to W Magazine’s latest fashion editorial.
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But then, why be normal, when you can be normal and then some? Honestly, I don’t get it. If the point is for this magazine editorial to look like it lacks any form of originality so obvious that it is actually boring, then I think they…

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The Enigma of Haute Couture and African Woman

The Enigma of Haute Couture and African Woman

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There are three things in which I take special delight in-the glow of a married couple who are happy together, people who get along with each other or neighbors who are friends, and things that are beautiful or luxurious to behold, like the resplendent creations on display during Paris Haute Couture Fashion week. But unless you have lived in the continent of Africa, you’ll never understand why…

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At a crossroads plus the first issue of Vogue Magazine

At a crossroads plus the first issue of Vogue Magazine

Good morning everyone and I hope this post finds you in good spirits. As for me, well I am at a crossroads with this blog. Don’t get me wrong, I love featuring the beautiful editorials I see and I especially love when they have some form of inspiration from my beloved continent, Africa. But I am also very opinionated and  can be quite critical about this thing called fashion.

Now, I am a student…

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The Best Street Style Accessories at Paris Haute Couture

The Best Street Style Accessories at Paris Haute Couture

I live for street style in Paris, especially street style during fashion week with the Paris Haute Couture being my absolute favorite.  While the runway shows may be the most luxurious place to be, but as a former resident of Paris, I would have to say that the streets during this period are where all the glamor begins.
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Just simply stand outside any show (yes, go ahead and stand, it’s ok) and you…

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Why Elie Saab Haute Couture is the Always The Winner

Why Elie Saab Haute Couture is the Always The Winner

Hail Mary, Full of Grace. Elie Saab Haute Couture, is SO FULL OF GRACE. These were the thoughts that came to mind when I saw the new Elie Saab Haute Couture Collection just unveiled today (see more here). My goodness, never I have seen such beauty, such elegance, such grace that it really defy words.
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I love Elie Saab and ever since I stood outside his show (yes outside his show) this time last…

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#WhoseWeddingIsItAnyways!!!

So last week BellaNaija (BN) Weddings posted a topic entitled “Who is the Bride” (in case you missed it, read it here) that some BN fans noted should have been termed “#whoseweddingisitanyways” or “#isityourwedding,” “#waityourturn.” The comments were so hilarious with people chiming their 2 cents not only on the post directly but also on Instagram.
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This topic was so hot that some just simply…

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5 Key Pieces From Chanel Haute Couture Show That Are Totally Lustworthy!!!

5 Key Pieces From Chanel Haute Couture Show That Are Totally Lustworthy!!!

Chanel-Haute-CoutureIt’s been described as the chicest show ever. Truly, Karl Lagerfeld knows how to make a woman swoon over Chanel as his shows are always so memorable and oh so grand. Unless you are one of the lucky few who received the most coveted invite in the world, a ticket to the Chanel Haute Couture show in Paris, then you are probably (like me) scrolling through instagram or the internet (admit it, you…

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The Most Fashionable African Man on Instagram Today is…

Is it’s now finally time to embrace all things #africaninspired on instagram and even New York Times Fashion agrees.

The Most Fashionable African Man on Instagram Today is…

Is it’s now finally time to embrace all things #africaninspired on instagram and even New York Times Fashion agrees.