THE WOODEN WATCHES TREND

I had the great honour of visiting Donegal in April where I saw in action how natural fibres are woven. It reminded me of the traditional hand weavers back at home. Sincerely, my face lit up when I saw that the process is same as it is back at home. Another thing that is getting me all excited now and also reminds so much of home is the womens wooden watches. Who would have thought that in 2017, wooden watches would be a thing?

 

7 WAYS TO FEEL & LOOK SEXY WITHOUT BEING NAKED

Being sexy to me does not equal to being naked. I may be wrong but this is how I think about it. To be sexy means to be feminine, bold, carry yourself with class, poise and grace. I like to describe my mother with the 3 later words; poise, class and grace:) To be sexy means to be your real self……..

In this post, I have some simple ways to be sexy without being naked to share with you. Let’s check it out!

 

Choosing A Multi-Stone Engagement Ring For Your Significant Other

An engagement ring is one of the most important pieces of jewellery to buy for the next step in your relationship. If you want to choose something that’s unique, a multi-stone engagement ring is a great idea. A multi-stone ring looks elegant as well as stylistic in terms classy and fashionable jewellery. They represent style infused with so many precious gems and brides love them because they are out of the ordinary.

 

DENIM STYLES ::: 5 TIMES I MADE DENIM LOOK CHIC

 

The first time I did a denim look book, I styled one denim in 5 ways, you can see that post HERE.  In that post, I shared helpful TIPS on how to maximise your closet. The second time I did another denim look book, I styled another favourite of my denim in 3 ways, you can see that post HERE.  Today, I bring you another denim look book I like to call 5 times I made denim look chic. Hope you are inspired.

 

ANOTHER DAY WITH YOUTUBE AT GOOGLE HQ + LOOK BOOK

 

Last Saturday, I went to hang out with YouTube at the Google HQ in Dublin. I was delighted to have been brought back this year. I was invited last year too and I shared the details with you in this post.

While I would love to share more TIPS & TRICKS with you today, I will leave that for another time. However, from the bottom of my heart, I just want to say thank you to all the ladies and gentlemen who stop by to read the blogs and watch the videos. You are the reason WHY I share. Thank you.

 

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY + 3 WAYS TO TRANSITION TO SPRING.

To all my Irish friends living in different parts of the world, Happy early St. Patrick’s day to you. I believe it is going to be an amazing and colourful event as always here in Ireland and especially in Dublin (capital city of Ireland) where all the magic happens.

Not sure what St. Patrick’s day is? Please check HERE. I shared all you need to know about Paddy’s day in that post. 

 

FEBRUARY 2017 BLOG POSTS IN REVIEW

First, thank you all so much for your good wishes on my birthday. You all made me feel so special and loved. One of my desires is to be able to help people through what I do and I was really happy to receive such feedbacks from you all for my birthday. I am grateful.

Can you imagine?  A lady, Bukola Orobiyi did a special birthday number for me. That is an icing on the cake for me. I have written to her to say thank. Amazing lady with amazing voice. I will be the first to buy her record if she ever releases one. She’s awesome.

 

WHAT IS LOVE? + VALENTINES DAY LOOK BOOK

So last year for Valentines day, I shared my love story. It was the story of how I met my husband at a relatively young age and WHY I think no woman should ever be pressured to get married. You can read it in full HERE. I was really happy that a lot of you were kind enough to share your love story with me in that post. I say thank you again because I learnt a lot from your stories.

Today, I will not be sharing any more love stories but will be sharing love all the same.

 

PARIS: MY OUT & ABOUT LOOK BOOK, STYLE GUIDE & IMPORTANT FACTS TO KNOW

 

 

When you think Style, Romance, Exotic food + Pastries and Architecture, what comes to mind? Paris I would say! What would you say?

In today’s post, I will be sharing my “out and about” look book + Style guide + What you need to know about and before you go to Paris. This series is going to be in parts so for this one which I like to call part one, allow me focus on STYLE. Please read……………

 

THE WHITE BLAZER + MOTIVATION FOR MONDAY

 

For this blog, I had two choices, use the images/photos I have or don’t share any blog at all. I choose the former because when things don’t go the way we plan, we have to look for a way out or other alternatives. Why?

One of the characteristics of a leader or one who desires to be a leader is to look for a way out even when it has to do with a look book / outfit of the day. Today on Motivation for Monday, I will share some leadership principles to learn from an Eagle with you. Please read………..

 

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR LEATHER BAGS

Bags to me is like icing on the cake for any look. Wear something casual (denim, basic tee & sneakers) and you look casual. Wear a solid leather bag with that look and your look becomes instantly elevated.

While bags can instantly elevate a look, I have to say that I do not have a wide range of them. I have a minimal collection but I am happy with them. Not sure if this is vain but I do care for my bags like they mean something to me. In this post, I will share some of the ways I take care of my leather bags with you……

 

JANUARY BLOG POSTS IN REVIEW & MOTIVATION FOR MONDAY

 

 

It was just like yesterday when we said Happy New Year and all of a sudden, January has come to an end. Amazing! This goes to show that time waits for no one. So how was January for you?  January for me was busy. I am venturing into new things and just like any other new thing, it’s been challenging but not what I couldn’t handle, thank God. God is always faithful.

Today, on the blog, I have the January blogs in review + Motivation for Monday for you.

 

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.

 

HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST COATS FOR YOUR HEIGHT & MOTIVATION FOR MONDAY

  My second read this year is a book called Mindset by Carol Dweck. I have learnt what kind of mindset works for growth and which one doesn’t. Coincidentally, one of my Mentees (I currently have 6 of them from different parts of the world) wrote an amazing article about the power of the mind…

BROWNS & THE ART OF LAYERING

I popped in to see my “older” friend at home last Thursday and her daughter said to me, Aunty, you look so earthy and pretty; you are wearing all shades of brown……I said yes, I went for photos earlier and I just wanted to wear browns……..

I love all kinds of brown, not only do they sit well on my skin, they are a perfect shade for this season. The earthy feel to browns remind me of mother nature and the beauty of Winter……..

 

MINIMALISM & VALIDATION

 

One of the most REWARDING thing I have enjoyed as a Blogger is that I have built an audience that truly believes in me. I am indeed grateful for this.

At the weekend, I responded to so many emails from all my social networks; Instagram, Facebook and Gmail. I take one hour daily before I go to bed to read and respond to emails. The two that brought tears to my eyes this past weekend were the ones I received from a lady from Nigeria and another from the UK via my Facebook page. I have cut out names to keep identity secured…….please read below: