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    THE BEGINNERS GUIDE TO WEARING, MIXING AND MATCHING COLOURS (THE 3 COLOUR RULE)

    If you’re an amateur when it comes to mixing and matching colours, start by wearing 2, maybe 3 colours at most aka the 3 colour rule. It makes you look more polished and put together. Of course, I’m in no way trying to imply that wearing more than 3 colours is wrong but you are more likely to look like a Christmas tree if you don’t do it right. And we don’t want that do we? Here are my 3…

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    RED CARPET WARS – WHO GOT WHOOPED?!

    From the battle of jollofs to football to music. Ghana and Nigeria have and will always always have a love hate relationship and that’s okay. As to whether it’s a coincidence that two of the major award shows in Africa were held on the same night I have no idea but it’s almost impossible not to want to make some comparison, I mean, who doesn’t like healthy competition from time to time? I know I do! So! I compiled a…

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    5 PROFITABLE THINGS TO DO AFTER NATIONAL SERVICE WHILE JOB HUNTING

    5 PROFITABLE THINGS TO DO AFTER NATIONAL SERVICE WHILE JOB HUNTING

    this isn’t a style post, it’s about a more pressing matter… Every year, lots and lots of young Ghanaian graduates go through what we call national service, which is basically one year of service to the nation in either public or private sector. It sort of prepares you for the ‘job market’ exceptΒ about 50% of graduates don’t get into the job market, at least not immediately. So what do you do in that period of job hunting? Take time off…

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    WHY EVERY GIRL, SKINNY OR THICK NEEDS WRAP DRESSES.

    Why every girl needs wrap dresses

    Co-Ords are cute, that denim and white shirt combo is even cuter but wrap dresses are not just cute, they’re wardrobe essentials AND life savers. Perfect for the committed last-minute lady or the girl that can’tΒ really be bothered . I agree that sometimes looking put together can take a lot of time and organisation and if you’re anything like me, you need the easy fix, the quick version. Yeah? Well, that’s where wrap dresses come into the picture. WRAP DRESSES…

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    MID-AFTERNOON STROLL IN A YELLOW TIERED SKIRT

    How to style tier skirts

    Growing up, I was probably that girl wore no skirts at all. I loved my jeans and shorts, they made my bicycle rides wayyy more fun. I remember one sunny afternoon my mum came back from the market with a floral tiered skirt. Everyone thought it looked good on me except me. Worse part was, she made me wear it to church that Sunday. Oh I hated it. Fast forward, 2018. Tiered skirts and tops and dresses are a thing…

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    DIY BALENCIAGA INSPIRED BLACK AND WHITE PUMPS

    DIY balenciaga inspired black and white pumps

    My white heels have served me well. Actually, some of my favourite looks of all time featured these shoes. I got them on my trip to SA. You should’ve seen my face when I did. There I was, in a store that had shoes my size. Oh happy day. lol. I actually got them in 2 colours- black and white. After so many wears, this white number has had enough, it’s been scratched and stained severally and white liquid polish…

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    HOW TO STYLE POLKA DOT WITH NO HINT OF DENIM

    How to style polka dot

    Photography by Instinct There is always that one item of clothing that sits in our subconscious minds. The one we almost always reach for when we are about to step out. For me, it’s the denim jeans because I’m most comfortable and confident in a good pair of high waist jeans. Isn’t it only normal to want to retain the emotions that come with dressing a certain way? Over the years, I have made a conscious effort to put together…

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    ANTWIWAA LATELY | STAYING POSITIVE ABOVE IT ALL

    Follow my blog with Bloglovin It’s been a crazy July for me – mostly unmotivated and questioning most of my decisions. Plus, I have barely put out any content on here except for this DIY and this rather interesting post that is. So today’s post is more of a catch up, you know like good old friends do. Who knows, maybe we can pick up from there. My turn. Lately I’ve been; LISTENING TO: A lot of African music, the…

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  • DIY FASHION

    SAVE MONEY. MAKE A STATEMENT BELT OUT OF ANY FABRIC IN 3 SIMPLE STEPS.

    Holla Amigos! Happy new week! It’s official! I have a thing for refashioning and making items based on inspiration I get online. When I saw these belts on Instagram, I knew I had to try my hands on them and I did. Here is how I made my statement belt in just 3 steps. You’ll need; A belt Any fabric of your choice Fabric glue or a thread and needle Here’s the tutorial. Enjoy. I kept my outfit pretty ‘neutral’…

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    4 REASONS I HATE THRIFTING

      Honestly, I enjoy thrifting, finding awesome gems and looking hella good on a budget. Matter of fact, I’ve created bunch of looks with items I picked up while thrifting. But there are a few things about thrifting that I can’t get over. If you thrift, you can probably relate. If you don’t and are thinking of starting, well here are a few things you should be aware of in order to have a great thrifting experience- Coming from an…

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