How to Wear Black in the Summer

 

Black is not a colour many wear during the warmer months or Summer. Let’s face it, after wearing so much black during the Winter to keep warm, many of us tend to gravitate towards colours – bright, bold and beautiful in the Summer. However, there are exceptions to wearing black in the Summer. With a very well detailed blouse like this, bring on black for Summer….

 

WEDDING ANNIVERSARY + GIORGIO ARMANI SÌ PASSIONE REVIEW

I shared a little clip of this review on my Instagram page 2 days ago and I am truly honoured about your kind comments and feedback on how well the video was made. Thank you also for your congratulatory messages on our wedding anniversary. Today 26/06, my husband and I celebrate our 15th year wedding anniversary. We are grateful indeed.

It is true that after you’ve have been with someone for a while, you start to think and behave like them. I can say it is true because Efe and I now have so many things in common like – we are both home buddies .i.e. we do not like to go out a lot,  we are truly passionate about giving (I learnt this from my Parents and husband), we love the same smell and fragrances and so many other things, except FOOD. He loves food, I don’t….. 🙂

Well, all that by the way, let’s check out the review of this gorgeous fragrance – Giorgio Armani SÌ Passione. I choose this one as my fragrance for this year’s anniversary and YES, he would be wearing it with me too….

 

FROM THE EYES OF A CHILD (Motivation for Monday)

I try very much to use practical approaches when I create this motivation blogs. I try to share my own story as much as I can, not to brag but to inspire you to be YOU and do you. I also share from other people’s experience if I won’t violate their privacy in any way…..

Today’s motivation is no different because I am going to be using a real life instance and I call this one from the eyes of a child.

 

Paper Bag Pants ::: The Perfect Summer Work Wear

 

When I went to Lagos, I was very strategic in the types of pieces I brought with me. I wanted pieces that I could wear stylishly and are practical for the heat as it is always very hot in Nigeria….

This pants / trouser was one of the pieces I brought with me and I wore it twice during my stay. One time to a meeting on a project we were working on with open toe sandals and the other time, to run errands. Today, I am styling this pants for work….

 

YOUR SISTER’S KEEPER (Motivation for Monday)

Every Monday for the past 4 years, I have come up with contents that would motivate, inspire, empower and encourage you to be who you want to be irrespective of the circumstances you may be faced with or surrounded by or issues of life that may be giving you that limiting mindset to still go out there and do what you have to do to be who you truly want to be. I come out here and say, “YOU CAN DO IT”. I turned myself to your “Cheerleader of dreams” while working on being who I was called to be too.

However, in the past couple of weeks, I have been very worried because we have had instances of suicide yet again. Not that suicide is good for anyone but one that was truly shocking to us all was that of the owner of the fashion brand, Kate Spade. Ms Spade was said to have committed suicide at age 55. The question is, what could have caused this?

 

HOW TO LOOK TALLER + THE DOPEST DRESS EVER

 

 

One of the style philosophies I live by is, “it is not how much you pay for an item BUT how well you wear the item”. Today’s look befits that philosophy…..

This dress is the “best thing since slice bread”….. I love the dress and I have worn it 3 times already since it was delivered to my door. Let’s check it out + some styling TIPS.

 

 

HANG ON, YOUR REWARD IS COMING (Motivation for Monday)

I know we all have those days when all we want to do is NOTHING, even though we have so much to do. Sometimes, this feeling goes on for a day or two. After a day or two, we still don’t feel like doing anything. Meanwhile, there is lots to do. I totally get it. I understand. This kind of feelings happen a lot of times when we have put in all we think we can BUT can’t seem to see any results, green light or breakthroughs……

 

What Price Will You Pay For PURPOSE? ( Motivation for Monday)

I attended the Excel Women conference in London about 8days ago and sitting down in that conference, I couldn’t help but think about the price I paid to attend that conference. Not necessarily the monetary aspect of things but going out of my way to actually attend the conference. We had a family holiday planned so I went to England first for the conference and then back to Ireland and then back again on the road again with the family. It was a lot to deal with but hey, I did it. #Notcomplainingjustsaying.

As I sat down there at the conference amongst about 150+ women, I couldn’t but notice how expectant, “charged” and enthusiastic the women in there were, waiting to learn, connect and “fellowship” with one another. Today, on Motivation for Monday, I want to encourage you on what I call, what price will you pay for purpose?