Photo | Profile

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Some things look better in profile. I love a good profile shot. In this one my vintage hat and blouse add a retro feel to proceedings. There is an 80s vibe about it. I’m happy with it.

Beauty Counter | Gucci Bloom Perfume

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With top note of Rangoon Creeper and heart notes of Tuberose and Jasmine, this fragrance is the first by Alessandro Michele for fashion house Gucci. It embodies the Gucci woman and encapsulates the feel of a thriving garden.

Trend | Satin

Versace aw2019. Image via Vogue.

Versace aw2019. Image via Vogue.

Brandon Maxwell aw2019. Image via Vogue.

Brandon Maxwell aw2019. Image via Vogue.

Hot off the catwalk is satin. Brandon Maxwell, Versace and other designers showed collections filled with satin. It was grunge at the latter and elegant at the former. Look on the high street for catwalk inspired satin designs.

Photo | Chichia

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Chichia was a brand that I adored. Here i’m wearing a dress by Chichia London, vintage Versace and Nicole Farhi. Love me some Chichia. East African prints, fun cuts, fashion at its best.

Style Tip | Hero Piece

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Every one needs a hero jewellery piece. Mine was thrifted from a charity shop. The oversize gems, the hue, the cut, it all comes together to create a special piece which acts as the focal piece of my jewellery. A focal piece of my outfit. Always add a hero piece to your outfit. Let it be the focus of your outfit. More is more.

Review | Sanderson Hotel

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Part of the Morgan group, The Sanderson is a boutique hotel situated in a 1950s building reimagined by Philip Starck, with rooms conceived by Tim Andreas of Banjo. A mix of a dream like surreal quality and conceptual art. With the Purple bar decorated in haze of purples draws you into a luxurious ambiance. This hotel situated in the heart of West London is stunning not far from the famous Oxford Road. The five star hotel rivals many with its delicious of food and drink. The cocktails both boast a selection of the wonderful alcoholic and non alcoholic.beverages. From rooms that could have been designed by Dali, to a swinging chair in the foyer, this is the hotel for the person in the know, a person who appreciates the contemporary luxurious.

For more information visit the site here.

Editorial | Vogue September Issue

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How can you not be beguiled by Kenneth Size and his technicolor woven designs? Even Vogue couldn't help bit feature his work in their September 2019 issue as shot by Charlotte M Wales, styled by Julia Sarr-Jamois and modeled by Adult Akech.

Style Look | Deborah At Annabel's

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Deborah assistant to Edward Enninful looked absolutely stunning in this pleated red halterneck gown. The dress, the venue, the woman, so editorial darling. Follow her on Instagram @debs_ deborah_ .

My Style | Modern Retro

Image by Phill Taylor x Grazia Magazine.

Image by Phill Taylor x Grazia Magazine.

It is in the colour, it is in the cut, it is in the feel. The 70s are my go to decade for inspiration style wise. I like how the palette of this outfit sets the tone for the 70s inspiration of this outfit. Shot by Phill Taylor for Grazia magazine, the vintage Yves Saint Laurent coat adds a mannish feel to the look. What decades are inspiring you style wise?

Event | Africa In London

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From June till September there is a host of African events in the city of London. From those celebrating all forms of African beauty to those championing African music, this is the set of events to attend. Visit the site for more information here.

Inspiration | Vogue Beauty

Image via Vogue.

Image via Vogue.

Inspiration for the day is this beautiful image. It is the suppleness of her skin, the floral headpiece, the lip color, the redness of the sequins. Be inspired to wear a floral headpiece or try a sequin piece, it could even be an accessory. Be inspired.

Art | Kof4art x Marian K

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I am a big fan of pop art and an even bigger fan of Kof4art. His pop art photo edits remind me of a bygone area. To see more of his work visit his Instagram at @kof4art .

My Look | Makeover

Photo by Phill Taylor x Refinery29

Photo by Phill Taylor x Refinery29

I love lipstick. I love that lip color is the quickest way to change your look. To switch things up change your lip shade and have an instant makeover. Swap a red for a deep pink, a plum for a nude. Have a lip makeover today. Have fun doing so.

Trend | Purple

Dries Van Noten. Image via Vogue.

Dries Van Noten. Image via Vogue.

Lanvin. Image from Vogue.

Lanvin. Image from Vogue.

It was raining purple on autumn winter catwalks. Collections like Moschino, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten had the royal color resplendent in their collections. Be inspired to add this hue to your wardrobe.

Style Tips | Headscarf

Scarf and image by Burberry.

Scarf and image by Burberry.

A scarf is a key wardrobe piece. This is an accessory that has multi purpose. You can wear it as a turban, a head wrap, a hair band. You can even use it as a necktie, wear it looped around your waist or around the straps of your handbag. Get yourself a versatile coloured large square scarf and enjoy wearing it in a multiple of ways. Look for muted colours and patterns to make it easy to wear with a host of outfits. Enjoy having fun with it. Buy the scarf from Burberry here.