How to style an ankara skirt for work

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Fall lookbook: Tips for styling pencil skirts for the office

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Celebrity style crush: Kahlana Barfield

Meet the stylish Kahlana. I discovered her on Instagram when her wedding photos went somewhat viral. As the Beauty Editor at large of InStyle Magazine, I could only imagine how much the pressure was on for her to look her best on her wedding day but listen, this girl slays on the daily, OK? I can’t quite think of one category that her style fits into and I guess that’s why I totally adore her fashion sense. Simplistic sometimes. Edgy some days. But effortlessly classy at all times. She’s so fabulous!
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“Blogger Favorite: Zara floral trousers”

I haven’t done one of these posts in a while but I really enjoy putting them together. It’s a fun way to discover new bloggers and it also serves as a great way to get inspired when you find yourself in a style rut.Zara wide leg trousers

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“Blogger Favorite: Zara double buckle skirt”

What better way to know an item gets the seal of approval in the blogosphere then to see it styled a variety of ways by bloggers from all walks of life? Somehow these 'blogger favorite' items tend to always be from Zara. FYI, their semi-annual sale is currently going on. It's the perfect time to stock up on these pricey coats and other winter wear you've been eyeing all season. Let's get to it:

1. Stella of J’adore-Fashion: Paired with a matching camel vest and leopard pumps, Stella slayed with this original way of styling this fabulous skirt.

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“Celebrity style crush: Miroslava Duma”

When it comes to style, she got it! No two outfits are ever the same on her petite frame and the international fashion icon takes risks that many won’t dare to emulate. Mira Duma, I am infatuated with you.  Continue reading ““Celebrity style crush: Miroslava Duma””

“Celebrity style crush: Janelle Monáe”

“When I started my musical career I was a maid, I used to clean houses. [My] mother was a proud janitor, my step-father who raised me like his very own worked at the post office and my father was a trash man. They all wore uniforms. And that’s why I stand here today in my black and white and I wear my uniform to honor them.” – Monáe 


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“Celebrity style crush: Lupita Nyong’o”

For the latter part of the past year, everywhere I turned there was a fabulous picture of Lupita Nyong’o on different fashion sites, blogs and magazines; one thing is for sure, she is always fabulous and oh so photogenic. I would never be bold enough to rock my hair as short as she so flawlessly does, but she is simply stunning and looks every bit of the African queen that she is. 

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“Celebrity style crush: Ashley Madekwe”

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“African prints meet high fashion”

I was in awe when I first stumbled upon an African Magazine that featured Vlisco‘s lookbook. Their fabrics are so colorful and the colors are oh so vibrant but those designs are simply breathtaking! Here are my favorites from the lookbook. More pictures can be seen here.

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