Showing posts from September 30, 2018

Skinny Shaming Is A Real Thing

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…

3 in 1 Kitenge Outfit

Autumn is one my favorite season of year, especially the beginning of the season when the temperatures are cooler and the sun is less intense. Transitional season like autumn is the best time to wear trench coats, however lately I have been obsessed with Kitenge/Ankara therefore I am trying to adjust the style to this season.

The best part of this outfit is that I can wear it three different ways. You can wear the blazer and pants together, or you can choose to wear the pants with a white shirt and to complete the look, add a scarf and a belt; this look was inspired by Jennifer Oseh or @theladyvhodka on instagram. 

The third way to wear this outfit is to wear the blazer with your favorite pair of jeans, top it with your favorite accessories and own it. Keep scrolling down for outfit details and more.
Photo Credit Ariel Achiza/ @am__production_ on IG
Outfit Details Kitenge outfit: made in Africa White shirt: HM Black Jeans: NewYorker Black Belt: HM Bag: NewYorker Ring: Forever21
Xoxo, A…