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    My kind of nude: Black girl friendly nudes for Valentine’s day, Galentines day and Every day in-between

    So, Missguided recently announced that they’ve started stocking nude underwear for a wider range of skin tones, and naturally I was pretty excited. My excitement was short-lived though, because when I went on their website, I realised that… Every. Single. Shade. Was. Shown. On. The. Same. Fair. Skinned. Model… Sigh. Now, don’t get me wrong – this isn’t personal. I’m not trying to create an ‘us vs. them’ dynamic where it’s cool to attack people because you’re frustrated by the lack of diversity, but here’s the thing: as a woman of colour, I can honestly tell you that there simply aren’t many things that come in our shade. So when they finally…

  • Photography,  Style

    Dripping in gold: 6 must-have pieces from the chain layering trend (ft. Orelia London)!

    It’s no secret that gold jewellery is my fave and one thing that’s caught my eye of late (what can I say? I’m a bit of a magpie) is the layering trend! Since Orelia London were kind enough to gift me some of their necklaces, I thought I’d share some of this season’s coolest must-haves from the jewellery trend that’s hot on everyone’s lips. Don’t believe me? Check out my lippie.  Gold chunky pearl hoops 1) Simple and slinky Made for girls who like the simple things in life, this one’s understated with a hint of snakey charm. Wear on its own for effortless style, or layer up for a…

  • Photography,  Style

    My top 7 tips for taking bangin’ pics for your Instagram/Blog… with your phone camera! 📱📱

    As some of you may know, I’ve been blogging for just over a year now and quite a few people have commented on how good my pics are… thank you, thank you *bows*. I’m gonna let you into a little-known secret though: *whispers* you don’t need a snazzy camera to take high-quality pics. Yup, that’s right- I’ve been snapping away for the past year with just my Samsung Galaxy S8 (#AndroidGangUnite) and you know what? I’ve been getting on just fine!  Since caring is sharing (and I care about you guys a lot), I thought I’d share some of my top tips for taking bangin’ pics with your trusty old phone, so here…