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Wardrobe Inspiring Style From Africa Fashion Week

2012 African Fashion Week

One of the best part about attending fashion shows is that there is always a sea of creative souls with style aesthetics that is sometimes so far from mainstream that it’s downright eccentric.  I find those souls to be the most eye-catching and inspiring, and I am sharing some of ...

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Taupe and Black Tribal Maxi Dress

Taupe and Black Tribal Maxi Dress from Dorothy Perkins

My eyes met this dress late last week and I thought it would be perfect to wear to events that I am attending in New York City at the end of this week.  However, when I went to order it, I realized that it wouldn’t get here in time.  I ...

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Ethnic Inspired Top and Express Editor Pants

The resurgence of ethnic inspired fashion for spring/summer 2012, has caused the discussions on “cultural appropriation” to raise its head again. While the majority of us find it alluring, some groups are deeply offended by it and see it as more of a mockery than an honoring of the ethnic ...

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African Tribal Print Circle Skirt with Leather Vest

I received two marriage proposals within half an hour of stepping outside my house in this outfit.  The first was from an overly persistent fellow that I made the mistake of flashing a smile to while I was waiting for the meat guy at my local supermarket.  After escaping him ...

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WIWT: Wearing Rasta Inspired Style

Inspired by my sisters post (here), today I wore this Rasta inspired outfit  while I lounged out on my couch watching the Livestream feed from the IFB Conference.  My general at home attire is really a bra and panty, but now that we are in the cooler months, I generally ...

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Rastafarian Inspired Style

“Yuh don’t have to dread to be Rasta. This is not a dreadlocks thing.” This line from a song by the dread locked reggae group, Morgan Heritage could seem a bit contradictory, a tad controversial and a little confusing as to some, locks (and the ubiquitous spliff) are the trademarks ...

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Statement Necklace

I bought this Statement necklace and matching earrings and bangle from a family friend late last year.  I love to support people with side hustles so when she turned up at our family event with her “for sale” bag, I didn’t hesitate to look.  My eyes landed on this set. ...

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