June Monthly Archives

4 All White Outfit Options for a Black Tie Affair

When I was planning my black tie birthday party, my initial plan was to have my female guests wear white outfits. The reason for the white option was to be able to take an all white portrait pictures with my ladies. That purpose was defeated when a few of my friends repeatedly lamented that they were having difficulty finding a fashionably appropriate white outfits within …

The Swan Princess @ Secret Akumal Riviera Maya

To celebrate a beautiful friend’s 40th birthday, a bunch of us girls packed our bags and traveled to Cancun, Mexico to have fun. We stayed at the Secret Akumal Riviera Maya which is a new adult-only all inclusive luxury resort. For picture purposes, the celebrant requested that we bring an all white outfit. I knew I wanted to wear a tulle skirt but I was …

Slurge Vs. Steal – The Ankle-Tie Heels

Though the Steven Madden version does not have the extra tie option in front of the heels but it presents the same style, serves the same purpose and affordable. It will surely receive a double take before some people realizes it is not an Alexandre Birman. I like the rich color of the Steven Madden version.

Reinvention of the Classic Button-Down

Designers have tapped into their creative atmosphere by visiting the cotton club to reinvent the classic button-down shirt. This classic item is no longer mere classic because it has been fashionably deconstructed into twisted pieces, cleverly knotted into cute forms, sleeves tied around the waist, and cut into unusual shapes. Here are a few stylish pieces I am loving right now. One || Two || …

Be Grey

Hello Guys! I was supposed to work on this post yesterday but decided it would be better to spend that time making a nice baked fish stew for the family.  For dinner, I made some Pounded Yam (Iyan) and Okra to accompany the stew. I do not need to go into detail about the incidents that followed after I was done eating. Let’s just say …

Instant Style – Dinnertime on Father’s Day

Fleur du mal Bodysuit || Chloe Earrings || Bottega Veneta Pants || YSL Bag || Balenciaga Cuff || Vita Fede Cube Ring || Stella Dot Pearl Ring || Nicholas Kirkwood Shoes   Asos Bodysuit || Sondra Roberts Clutch (silver version) || Topshop Trouser || Popmap Necklace || Bjorg Ring || River Island Heels || Anastasia Beverly Hills Lipstick in Vintage

Eva Mendes Lemon Print Dress

Few weeks ago, I went shopping for a client who needed a dress for a wedding. She was out of the country and could not return on time to go shopping.  The goal was to go to the mall and pick a few solid color fitted dresses and if I needed to step outside the box, she made sure to let me know floral was …