#SupportHerHustle | Backstage at the #BBFA with Angela Plummer: Braid Couture Collection made from 100% Hair Extensions

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As though I wasn’t already wowed by the BRAID COUTURE catwalk showcased at the very first Black Beauty and Fashion Awards (BBFA) on the 23rd February, when I discovered the whole collection is made from 100% braided hair – I was intrigued to discover more!
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Let’s do Lunch | Pretty in Pink: Glammed Up with Pride for the First Black Beauty and Fashion Awards, London

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Kai Lutterodt, founder of Diversity Matters & Let’s do Lunch Network

I had the honour of attending the first ever Black Beauty and Fashion Awards (BBFA) which took place at London’s Porchester Hall on the 23rd March. Styled by my friend, fashionista and style icon Julius Reuben, I wore a hot pink long straight glitter dress from his Untribe Collection, accessorised with my side hustle Wrap Star Accessories, for a seat at a VIP table in honour of an awards show celebrating people of colour, particularly black women, and their contribution to the beauty and fashion industry… Continue reading

What’s Up interview on Muslim Fashion at Sara Shamshamsvari’s Veil series preview

My week began on a high note.

Less than a 7 days after hosting “An Artist Talk” with Sara Shamsavari at London College of Communication, I was back in the presence of the British-Iranian visual artist and photographer on Monday for the exhibition preview of London Veil/Paris Veil/NYC Veil at Library in Convent Garden. The series highlights and celebrates Muslim women who wear the hijab in vibrant and unique styles in various major capitals of the world. Continue reading

Africa on the Square with friends of Let’s do Lunch

Africa on the Square: Let's do LunchLondon can be a lonely and daunting place, especially when there is lots to do, yet no-one to do it with!

Thankfully over the weekend I was joined with friends of Let’s do Lunch at Trafalgar Square for African on the Square 2015! Saturday the 10th Oct was the day thousands of Londoners and visitors got an opportunity to join together in celebration of African culture in the heart of London, part of Black History Month organised by the Mayor of LondonContinue reading