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
I arrived back from a mini break in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic to be met by a snow storm as I arrived into London. The Serbian weather I’d been expecting in the -11 temperatures of my city break, took me face-on with on Tuesday afternoon – nothing short of a ‘welcome back to London’ surprise. I marvelled at the sight of lashings of snow falling in Central London as my bus took a turn onto Regents Street. I exited for home through Soho, braving the cold winds and and freezing temperatures to take some pictures on my DSLR which was conveniently at hand. Continue reading
African cuisine lends itself well to the saying; ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t try to fix it‘! So it takes either a crazy person with nothing to lose, or well, a visionary, to attempt to bring fusion to a cuisine steeped identity – and succeed. Ikoyi is West African cuisine reimagined… Continue reading
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
We kicked off last week on a positive note on “transforming our thinking” to produce the best reality for ourselves possible. Our guest speaker Franz De Paula from Mexico, joined us at London College of Communication to give a presentation of his phenomenal hand-illustrated book, Mentalmorfosis. Continue reading
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
When breakfast is literally “food for thought“… Continue reading
Last night I experienced a real-life social #throwback and #flashback despite it being neither a Thursday nor Friday.
I was invited to attend the Grand Finale of Miss Ghana UK 2015, marking 10 years(!) since I was a contestant in the prestigious beauty pageant which showcases Ghanaian culture, talent, intelligence and beauty. Continue reading