Baby Steps

There's a pile of unfolded laundry in my apartment that has become a metaphor for my chronic problem avoidance. It started as a small pile, could have easily been folded and put away in the space of 10 minutes, but it kept getting pushed and pushed. "I'll do it later" "OMG but it's so little, … Continue reading Baby Steps

Motivation is a helluva depressant.

I haven't been motivated to do any blogging recently. I have stayed fabulous and quirky, but I have not found the get-up-and-go required to pen down all my thoughts and the processes behind all the looks I put together. In my defense, I have no defense. I'm just going to be straight with it, I … Continue reading Motivation is a helluva depressant.

On Shopping While Petite

Full disclosure: This is a rant. You have been warned. I used to love shopping. Walking in and out of stores all day, trying on clothes, falling in love with adorable things, I could do that all day. This was adorable back when my style was super teeny bopper and Forever 21 was my mecca. … Continue reading On Shopping While Petite

On why you should curate your wardrobe.

Let me start by saying that a carefully curated wardrobe is a LOT of hassle. It really is, especially in this age of fast fashion when nothing is made to last and it is an absolute pain to find wardrobe items that won't be thrown out in a year. I mean you could, but you'd … Continue reading On why you should curate your wardrobe.

Style Recap

After a long hiatus, I am back home in Toronto. I'm so grateful for the adventures of the past two years, culminating in one final bungee jump of an adventure - I found my bestfriend and married the heck out of him; so yeah, it's been great. That said, I am jetlagged, I am sleepy … Continue reading Style Recap

On Grief

In my culture, when someone dies we celebrate them. We throw a party despite our grief, we dance, we feed guests, we drink, we share stories and we comfort each other. Now, this "party" depends largely on how young or old the deceased was. A 90 year old grandfather will get a party that lasts … Continue reading On Grief

"Imma keep running 'cos a winner don't quit on themselves." - Beyoncé Some days I go to bed feeling not very winner like, on bad days I wake up the next morning feeling even worse. Last night was one of those sore nights, I was so sad I almost dragged Obinna down with me (he … Continue reading