Skinny Shaming Is A Real Thing

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Let's get real today, many people seem to think that skinny shaming is acceptable. Suggesting certain women really need to get a pizza or a burger and eat the whole thing it is an unacceptable joke. People only hear about fat shaming but skinny shaming is a real problem too.

Body shaming
NounThe action or practice of humiliating someone by making mocking or critical comments about their body shape or size.

Don't get me wrong, I have had positive comments like I can pull of anything because I am skinny, that I could be a model and I have had girls tell me that they would kill to have my body however I have been asked how sad it is not having a big ass, I have been told that the wind will blow me away and that men do not want bones, they want curves (especially from the African community). Bones, too skinny, toothpick are just a few of the names I've been called over the years. Instead of being greeted with a typical "Hey, how are you" you often hear "you are…

Orange and Red Leaves Season


We are stepping into Autumn and that means it's time for the coats and layers. If you know me, you know Autumn is one of my favourite season of the year and my most favourite about this season is the crunch of the orange and red leaves that carpets the parks and streets, I know I am not the only one who loves this view. 

It's always good to know how you can recreate different looks out of one piece and believe you me, coats are a worth while investment. You can wear it with anything from your evening dress to pants, skirts, you name it. 


However I always find it difficult to dress for the season because of the fear of rain coming along and ruining my look but could a hat fix it? or do I just need an umbrella? Will it be too hot for a scarf and how will it look with whatever I choose to wear. So basically Autumn is here to test our fashion ability and I believe, to pass the test we need coats, jumpers and boots in our wardrobe, they are a must have for this season. 

This look was my #churchflow outfit, I wore it on Sunday. It was sunny but still with the breeze of Autumn so I chose to wear my blue jeans from H&M with a white t-shirt and an oversized blazer from H&M too, then I completed the look with a belt, my favourite pair of shoes from Utopia Clothing and topped it with a camel coat from ZARA. If you want to recreate this look, you can get something similar from any shop as most of what I wore are from last year's collection. Keep scrolling down for more.



Xoxo, Arielle



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