CASUAL OUTFIT OF THE DAY + THE LUXURY DESIGNS I BOUGHT IN NIGERIA

You are all in for a triple treat today because I have the outfit of the day, styling tips + the luxury fashion brands I bought from Nigeria. On this blog, you would learn, how cropped denim can make you look curvier than you really are and how to prevent that. Also, when I went away, I checked out some departmental stores in Nigeria and today, I will be sharing the few things I got with you……

 

Why I Wore This Yellow Dress to Graduation + Major Styling TIPS

 

As I walked to the very front to receive my award on graduation day, I knew all eyes were on me. That sounds boastful BUT truly that was the case. I am a 5 ft 11 – “thin” woman and with my yellow dress, I wore a 5 inches heels which made me 6ft + tall. I was nothing short of a super model…..

Okay, as soon as the occasion (graduation ceremony) was over, one of my Lecturers, a former Buyer with Burberry came to me and said, “MJ, everyone was looking at you and talking about you. You looked amazing in that YELLOW dress. You looked so tall and stunning, like a Super model”….

I smiled and said, I knew that. We got talking and I told her WHY I choose the dress. Today, I want to share with you why I wore this old dress and some styling TIPS for you….

 

IT’S MY BIRTHDAY & THE 4TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF BLOGGING

 

“Double the trouble” is the popular one we hear. Not for me, it is double the blessing. Amen, somebody!. So, it is my birthday today and also the “blogversary” of the Moj In Touch blog.

First, I would like to say, a massive thank you to all of you for the continued love and support. You are the reason WHY I am still here. Everyday, many new blog pops up somewhere in the world and every day, many blogs shut down. In my life time of blogging, I have seen many blogs come and go BUT because of you, we are still here. Thank you.

By the grace of God, I will be blogging for a long-long-time. I do hope you stick around too.

 

THE THINGS I HAVE NOW (Motivation for Monday)

I believe I can’t be the only one who aspires to be more. In case you don’t understand, here’s what I mean: so many times, I pray for some things, hope for some, wish for some BUT I also know that for me to have them, no matter how much I pray, I have to WORK for the things I want before I have them.

Jim Rohn, a faith based motivational speaker always said: “For you to have more, you have to become more”. If I may, this simply means, what price are you willing to pay for what you want? Today on motivation for Monday, I want to encourage you on what I call, “the things I have now”…….

 

CHALLENGES MEAN GROWTH (Motivation for Monday)

In a recent research done by Forbes, a lot of people came out to say, the word “problem” scares them. I believe that was so because the word itself is described with synonyms like complications, trouble, difficult situations etc. That sounds scary right? However, in the same research, many say the word Challenge seem like one that could embrace because you can describe the word challenge with synonyms like summon, dare, etc.

Today, my first encouragement to you would be to see every difficult situation you may be going through as a challenge and not a problem. Personally, I see a challenge as an opportunity to dare to do something new and an opportunity to grow.

And guess what, many big organisations has now adopted the word challenge instead of problems.  Today on Motivation for Monday, I bring you, Challenge Means Growth….

 

THE BEST OF FASHION IN 2017

 

2017 is almost over. It is amazing how the year went by, so quickly. What a year, may I add? While there were a lot of ups, there were also some challenges along the way. The good news is that in every challenge I experienced personally, I found growth. I am grateful indeed for this year; taking the bull by the horn and going after everything I wanted to…..wow! Many of the growth I experienced, I will share with you in the new year please God.

 

HOW TO WEAR THE PANTS-SUITS

 

Think of a formal wear for a man, you think of suits, right? When it comes to the woman, dresses, skirts, fitted shirts and pants + blazer could be regarded to as formal depending on how they are worn. Now, the woman can wear the pants-suits. Hillary Clinton to me is the queen of pants-suits. She wears it well.  Her wardrobe of pants-suit is enviable.

Well, I do not have many pants suits in my closet / wardrobe but today, I have a perfect one to share with you with some STYLING TIPS.

 

LOOK BOOK & THE BEST SHADES OF GREEN FOR YOUR SKIN TONE

When I wear green or share any look books in green, I get comments like, green is truly your colour; you wear green really well; green looks well on your skin tone and so on. I realise a lot of people love green on me BUT not every shades of green works on all skin tone. So, today, I want to share the true meaning of green with you and the right shades of green you should be wearing for your skin tone.

This is going to be more of a look book for your style inspiration and of course with a little bit of styling TIPS and more tips on maximising your closet. Before we do that, today is the Ist of October and Nigerian’s Independence day. Happy Independence day Nigeria! (Please see more on this below)

 

HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT FLORAL PRINT SIZE FOR YOUR BODY SIZE

I share a lot of look books based on my personal style and with every look book I put out, I share Fashion TIP Today so you can learn HOW to wear the look in your own way. Yep, this blog is not a monologue but a dialogue. It is about you too so I consider you when writing every post….Thanks for always stopping by.

I get asked what kind of look do I wear to work and in this post, I bring you details of a kind of “what I wear to work” + some chic styling TIPS for you as always…..

 

CLASSICS WITH A TWIST | WORK WEAR CHIC

When you think of Audrey Hepburn, Coco Channel or Princess Diana, what do you think of them or their looks? Me, I think of them as women who wore classic clothes and would never be forgotten in style history.

Classics never go out of style, they live forever. If you want to look classy, modern, polished and sophisticated, classy pieces is way to go. Today, with this look, I bring a brand new classic chic look book with a twist. Let’s check it out….

 

HIGH END OR DESIGNER SHOES, ARE THEY REALLY WORTH IT?

When it comes to fashion, a lot of times, you get what you pay for. Other times, you do not get the value of the money you pay. In the latter, it means you only paid for the brand name and not the quality. A lot of people would do anything to put on the brand irrespective of the quality. For me, irrespective of the brand or the price of the product, the quality matters to me especially if I am paying a lot for it. In this post, I will share with you my take on whether designer shoes are worth it or not.

 

SINGLE PLEAT SKIRT, GOLD ACCENT & FISH NET TIGHTS

 

When it comes to formal work wear, there are limitations to what we can do because of the dress code rules we have to abide by or with. However, “twerking” what we wear to work in an unexpected way can add some fun and creativity to our looks. This is what I mean……..in all honesty, while pantyhose / tights are tagged a “requirement” in some professional scene or setting, wearing fish net tights is not necessarily professional to work. Am I wrong?

 

HOW TO STYLE LEGGINGS & NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS

 

As you can tell from the title, it is a 2 in one post . On this blog, we mix the look book with some motivation. Life is too short to be stylish alone. We all have to learn to dress up and show up to fulfil purpose even if our job is a stylist. I am a Stylist by the way who also happens to be a Motivational Speaker.

 

Today, I will be sharing with you how to style leggings and on Motivation, the reason WHY I believe New Year’s Resolutions is “crap” and a goal killer. On my journey to self, I changed just one thing, it was my life philosophy. One of such philosophies is the New Year Resolutions…….

 

 

PLAYING IT SAFE ::: CUT OUT CAMI & PANT-SUIT

 

In my humble opinion, if you like / love something, no matter what the thing is, don’t change it! I live by my rule of not changing what I love and because I love white very much, I look for different ways of wearing it to make it fun, stylish and not monotonous. Today, it is all about white around here again!  Hello, if you are new to the blog, this lady loves white 🙂

 

To see more chic look book in all white, please check HERE for a Sarong look book in white, HERE for a Capri pant in Monochromatic White, HERE for Winter White and HERE for Vested in all White

 

BE PATIENT ::: HOW TO DRESS UP A CASUAL LOOK

 

Today, it’s all about a dressed up denim look but first of all, I need to share some good news with you. Are you ready for it?

I am happy to announce that my dear friend whom I dedicated this pregnancy look HERE to is now a brand new mum. I am actually with her in London as I write this post.  Mum and baby are fine. I am a happy and proud aunty and I am thankful for such a time as this. How are you doing yourself?

 

DENIM DAY

 

 

On a day like today when I want it to look like I didn’t try, I throw on a pair of my favourite denim and finish the look with a tunic style “logo maniac” denim shirt.

Talking about “logo maniacs”, did you know that wearing all things logo is a trend to try this summer? Yes, I shared that and more trends to try in my last summer trends to try. If you are a trend lover, go on and have fun with trying the logo maniac trend.

 

BLUSHING IN MAXI

 

In our home, anniversaries, birthdays and all memorable occasions are very precious to us so we like to celebrate in our own way. On every 26th of June since we became man and wife, my husband and I celebrate our wedding anniversary and this year was no exception because as usual; we celebrated in our own way which is usually a meal out if we can, exchange gifts and retire back home. Sometimes we think we are too homely for our own liking but we love it.

 

HOW TO AVOID BUYING FAKE GOODS (luxury goods & high street)

Recently, a friend of mine sent me the pictures of the items she ordered from a seller online; when she got the items, the pieces she saw in the photos were not what she received in person. Holy crap right? She was tricked into buying rubbish / fake. She is not the only one, a lot of people have fallen into this trap of fraud where they buy things from online scammers who steal photos from reputable brands to sell their products.