Thursday, April 28, 2016

Calling a model a 'plus size' model is rude ?


Speaking of models, while models like Maria Borges is out here making waves, plus size models are taking the piss. According to a research done with by the Huffington Post, plus size models are tired of being referred to as 'plus size models' and would like to be referred to as just 'models'. They feel like the term is rude & derogatory and should be dropped.
Find out what plus size model sorry model Ashley Graham, designer Isaac Mizrahi and others have to say on the issue.

Style Crush | Angolan Model Maria Borges


Our style crush today is Maria Borges. When I say style I am not just referring to the individuals sense of style but the all round nature & achievement of the individual. 
Maria made history and became wildly known after she became the first black model to rock her natural hair at the Victoria Secret Fashion show in November 2015. Since then Maria has been unstoppable walking high profile shows including  Armani,  Moschino, Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta, Kenzo, JasonWu, Jeremy Scott and many others.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Nikki Minaj on the cover of Time Magazine


I am all for black women doing big things so congrats to Nikki Minaj for being on the cover of Time Magazine. She is the only female rapper to ever cover the spread so a big congrats to her. Other big rappers that have made the cover  include Kanye West and Jay Z. It has also covered Oscar winning Leonard DiCaprio, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Broadway star Lin-Manuel and a host of many others.

Style Crush | EJ Johnson


EJ Johnson son of legendary basketball player Magic Johnson is not out to play. Since dropping a whopping 180 pounds after weight loss surgery Ej has been killing the game, and is not afraid to show it off, therefore he is our style crush today. See more feirce pictures of Ej since loosing weight.

Myths Nigerians believe about Nigerians living in the US


 If I had a dollar for every time my sister has asked me to call her back, after she flashes my phone, or asked me to research something for her because I have "constant internet", I would be a very wealthy woman by now. So therefore I have decided to bring y'all this post to let you guys know 5 reasons why things are not always very rosy for us here in the States.

Monday, April 25, 2016

STYLE CRUSH | RITA DOMINIC

 

Rita Dominic is my first style crush for the week. Why ? Simply because she Slays. I have watched Rita's journey grow back from her first movie A Time To Kill, to now that she is a movie producer with multiple high profile awards. I have just always liked her as an actress, but now as a fashionista.

See as Rita's style has evolved back from her house girl days to now slaying every bitch in the game.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Beyonce's New Mystery Album "Lemonade" + Link to the whole album


As you probably know by now Beyonce just released her long awaited 6th album Lemonade, and everywhere is buzzing about it. I still can't believe it's been 3 years since her last album, so I was so ready for this new album.

Lemonade which is only exculsively available on Tidal  is " a conceptual based project based on every woman's journey on knowledge and healing' according to the reps at Tidal.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

NEW TREND ALERT | WOMEN AGBADA ...ARE YOU HERE FOR IT ?

It has come to my attention that Nigerian women have taken over the Agbada.


 If you don't know what Agbada is oya let me gist you. Agbada is a very typical Nigeria outfit which dates back from before my and your forefathers were born...it is typically worn only to special occasions and can be seen as a symbol of wealth and accomplishment... you gerrit ? Cool. Now that thats out the way let me share a few forros of how men wear it and how women are now wearing it, and you guys be the judge...

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Music Legend and Fashion Icon Prince dead at 57


Legend Prince born Prince Rogers Nelson has died today at 57 (1958-2016). He will be greatly missed. I for one don't really know much of his music so I won't even lie and say I loved his music (please don't come for me if you are a fan of his music ), but looking through his pictures, this man was low-key, or maybe hghkey a fashion icon, so of course I had to make a post about it. He was definitely a trendsetter.

Collaboration with WSDEAR + GIVEAWAY for my blog readers {CLOSED}

Hey guys!! So this is an exciting one because its a Giveaway, who doesn't like free stuff ? I do. Because lately, it feels like I have to pay for everything, even air...lol.

So to feed your fashion on a budget needs, I have collaborated with WSDear, an online clothing company offering affordable clothing for both men and women to bring you this giveaway. WSDear offers current trendy items i.e dresses, swimwear,  jumpsuits, plus size clothing, and accessories, to your everyday basics fit for all age ranges, with prices starting at $9.99. O and guess what shipping is free worldwide, no minimum purchase required. Now you know thats a good deal because most companies want you to spend a little something something before you get free shipping.

If you did not catch it, WSDear ships free worldwide in 24hrs, no minimum purchase required, so yes no matter what part of the world you are, you can enter the giveaway and shop on their website.

These are some of my favorite items on the site:

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

WCW Transgender Blogger Gigi Gorgeous


My first WCW on here goes to transgender model/blogger Gigi. With well over 2 million followers on her social media, Gigi has been killing the fashion game lately. I mean I feel like I have watched this girl grow from 0 to 100 literally. I love all her videos on youtube and think she's an all round cool person who is unapologetically her, which is how I am striving to be daily

Bella Hadid on the Cover of W Magazine Korea for May 2016


Bella Hadid who is the daughter of then famous model Yolanda Foster and sister to current hot supermodel Gigi Hadid is the new face for W Magazine Korea for the month of May 2016. I honestly never thought of her as a model...

Monday, April 18, 2016

Coachella Fashion Recap 2016


If you have been following my tweets, its on the right hand corner of my page just hit follow :-) I have decided to start to share a lot more content on my page mostly fashion related stuff, and just touching base with the lifestyle aspect of my blog which I feel like is slowly dwindling away. I will post a lot on fashion related material, because I want you guys to get a feel of the kind of things I am into and on the long run be your go to blog for all your current fashion trends, both home (naija) and internationally really.  

ROMANTIC MAUVE MAKEUP ft The Carli Babel Palette + YOUTUBE TUTORIAL


Hey guys happy #MakeupMonday... gosh I haven't said that in a while. I need yo go back to doing makeup posts every Monday.  Btw thanks so much for all the birthday wishes, they were all greatly appreciated ♥ 

If you haven't already seen it, I have a new video on my youtube channel showing you how I created this really cute makeup look.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

♥ Happy Birthday To Me ♥


Go April it's yo birthday! Say ah ah ah ah ah...lol If you follow me on snapchat (chifyy) you already saw the sneak peak :-) Happyyyy Birthday to me, although birthdays are like regular days to me now..lol I am still so grateful to God for letting me see another year. 

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Glam Glitter Smokey eye + Colourpop Lipsticks || Youtube Tutorial


Hey guys incase you missed it, I do have a new video on my youtube page on how I did this super glam smokey eye. I also showed 2 of the color pop lipsticks that I own.  It's pretty easy and straight forward, please check it out, let me know what you think, and of course like and subscribe to ya girl .... I will also leave products used & a link to the video at the end of the post ....♥ AB!