#SupportHerHustle | After-work drinks with a Matchmaker at Oscar bar, Charlotte Street Hotel

#SupportHerHustle is concept championing unity in women’s struggles and triumphs through sharing a diversity of narratives. It’s not so much ‘what do you do?’ but ‘what’s your hustle – your drive?’ which enriches the way we connect, inspire and motivate other women on their personal journey…
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#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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Working Lunch: Let’s do Lunch Network meets Global Dinners at Whyte & Brown

When Global Dinners co-founder Ricardo Tannus reached out via LinkedIn to hear more about Let’s Do Lunch Network, it wasn’t long before the conversation went from email, to a meal! I met up with Ricardo at Whyte & Brown in Kingly Court for lunch, and it turns out food isn’t our only common interest. Brazil, Ghana, student-initiative-turned-business, promoting diversity and connecting people through sharing of food are just some of the things which connected us! Continue reading

Let’s Meet: Fabio Tedde – The Pianist Without Borders

It’s not very often it happens, but when it does – I stick to my intuition…

When I met Sardinian-born Italian pianist Fabio Tedde earlier this week at a bloggers event in central London, after sharing with what he does for a living and the fact that he’s played over 750 street pianos across the world (including Africa, American and Europe) – I knew there was something special about him! Continue reading

Let’s do Lunch: Istanbul Biennial director Bige Örer shares tips on making contacts in the art scene

The 14th edition of the Istanbul Biennial ‘Saltwater: A Theory of Thought Forms’ drafted by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev and alliances, offers more than 1,500 selected works by over 80 participants from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. Istanbul Biennial has engaged both local and international visitors since its opening week from the 5th September 2015. 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

An invite from Sara Shamsavari to the Veil series Exhibition preview at Library 2nd Nov

Sara Shamsavari’s LONDON VEIL\PARIS VEIL\NYC VEIL series, which first premiered at Southbank Centre’s WOW – Women of the World Festival, has gone onto receiving international acclaim. The Veil series highlights young muslim women in major urban cities by documenting and celebrating the expression of their individual identities through their vibrant hijab styles. Continue reading