Konnichiwa!

I'm super excited to be sharing my trip to Japan! Its been one of those cities I've always wanted to visit as long as I can remember so it really is a dream come true.

Now this particular place was probably one of the coolest cafes I've ever been too! Kawaii Monster Cafe was full of  bright funky colours and the decor was like something out of a movie. It really was like escaping reality and entering something out of this world. 

The hosts in the cafe were super welcoming and escorted us to a table - not to mention the dancers were soooo cute! They loved my pink and neon ensemble , actually a lot of people did in the cafe! 

Now lets talk about the menu... very interesting! I can confidently say it really did taste as good as it looked. I love how the food was just a colourful as everything else - you can tell just how much effort goes into creating that experience and genuinely enjoying great food and performances from the dancers. So if you're looking for somewhere thats out of the ordinary Kawaii Monster Cafe is the place to be!

Stay tuned for more adventures in Japan !


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Well what can I say, its been a while! This year really is going fast - I think its safe to say its almost spring!

I'm a sucker for knit dresses, they really are the most comfortable things to wear pretty much for any occasion.  Any day really is a pink day. The great thing about knit dresses from Femme Luxe is that you can rock them in winter and spring, dress them up with a pair heels or dress them down with white trainers!

I'm all about feeling comfortable no matter the occasion so this knit dress really does provide that. Its safe to say that my wardrobe will be filled with more knit dresses which should get me through the spring season!

To see more of these fab dresses, check out the links below:

Midi dresses // Mini dresses


Outfit details:
Rose Knitted Midi Dress | FEMME LUXE
Hand Bag | Louis Vuitton 
xx



Welcome to the Gold Movie Awards!

Home to film makers, actors and producers who come together for one glamorous night to celebrate the hard work and successes of independent and commercial film. Hosted by Jason Matthewson at the Regent Street cinema in London, stars from all across the film industry joined the worlds mainstream media to pay tribute to a year with diverse and inspiring project. Check out all the exclusive red carpet interviews below!








Happy New Year everyone! How was your holidays?

What better way to celebrate the New Year with a birthday! I was really excited to do this 80's glam photoshoot - its been on my bucket list for a very long time. As you all know, I'm a huge fan of the 80's era, so I thought mixing that with a bit of glam would be the perfect shoot to do to celebrate my birthday and the New Year.

No matter how much older I get, I still feel young at heart and particularly with this year, I'm ready to really enjoy what this year will bring. Positive vibes, fun memories and success! I'm always working on my career and as always I will be sharing the journey with you guys.

I hope this year will bring you love peace and happiness! Have a wonderful New Year!



Photography / Styling: Pat Lyttle 
Makeup: BeautyByOsai

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It's boot season! I have missed wearing boots, I do actually prefer them over heels - am I the only the only one who thinks this lol?

In collaboration with Femme Luxe , I paired these boots from Public Desire with the Knitwear range from Femme Luxe. Mustard and khaki is like the best partnership - the colours work so well for the
early Autumn trend.

If you want to see more Knitwear this Autumn, check out the Femme Luxe collection! Also, do let me know what you think about wearing these colours for autumn!


Photography | Pat Lyttle  
Dress | Femme Luxe
Boots | Public Desire



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I've heard a lot of people say Autumn is now their new favourite time of year. At first I was stuck with summer forever being the best time of year but Autumn too has its best bits especially those REALLY into fashion. The long boots come out, the fur jackets start to appear (of course faux fur) and the knitwear of every single colour you can think of start making their way to our fav online shops and boutiques. 

The feeling of being comfortable and fashionable is like having the best of both worlds. C'mon, I'm sure you remember a time where you wore a really pretty dress but couldn't sit properly or kept shifting it every 5 minutes? Yes, that was me once upon a time!

Femme Luxe have literally answered the very question I was having in summer...what should I wear for Autumn?? This dress is not only comfortable but the bright pop of orange finishes the look giving it a quirky but sophisticated Autumn look.

If you're looking for a new Autumn wardrobe, check out the Femme Luxe Knitwear range for some special deals!


Photography | Pat Lyttle  
Dress | Femme Luxe
Shoes | Public Desire
Jacket | New Look

The Best of Congo Awards is BACK! 
This time, they are bringing you the Europe Edition to celebrate and award some of the best Congolese talent all in London and over Europe and Congo in business, music, sports and entertainment. Hosting in Central London, the night was filled with hundreds of guests, nominees and winners all in attendance in hope to inspire the next generation of congolese people to thrive and be the best they can be. Being a congolese women myself, I was very happy to celebrate Congo in this way and show some of the positive, vibrant news from the heart of Africa.

Congratulations to all the performers, nominees and winners at The Best of Congo! For updates, check out their Instagram page @thebestofcongoawards




When you think of African Fashion, what comes to mind? Is it the vibrant colours that can be seen a mile away? Or the unique set of patterns that dominate the fabrics? Whichever it may be, Africa Fashion Week London is back for its 8th annual event!

Being a part of Africa Fashion Week London was every inch of a cultural celebration of African fashion, art and beauty. Hosted at the Freemasons  Hall in London, Africa Fashion Week London showcased hundreds of unique and vibrant collections from designers, models and stylists across the UK, Europe, US and Africa. 

Photography | Pat Lyttle 
Blazer |  Afrodite 
Shoes | Boohoo 

It was my second time coming to this event and I was honoured to interview models, designers, stylists and the public at the event to get a glimpse of what its like for them to be a part one of  Europe's largest fashion events. Across the historic hallways was filled with the public who seemed intrigued and excited to experience stands with traditional style Liputa (which is the name given to the patterned fabric from D.R. Congo) Ankra and other African materials all hanged up in eye-catching designs of bikinis, evening gowns, day dress and more.

The event concluded with the famous catwalk, putting on a display with hundreds of unique pieces , each designer bringing their own flavour and inspiration to their collections. Nothing was short of the imagination when it came to showcasing what Africa fashion is in 2018.   

With platforms like Africa Fashion Week London, its a vital way to bring to light some of the beauty to come out of the second largest continent in the world. For those living in London, we are fortunate enough to be spoiled for choice when it comes to the Africa market from traditional food, clothes and beauty products and after a successful weekend of African fashion, the futures seems vibrant for Africa Fashion Week London in its endless goal to celebrate and promote African businesses on a global market to create recognisable brands and in time, a positive social change in Africa.







Hey guys! Join me as I go to do some presenting at The Body Positivity Revolution event with Author, Blogger, Presenter, social media influencers and activists The SLUMFLOWER aka Chidera Eggerue and Michelle ElmanCelebrating  the release of Chidera’s debut book, What a Time to be Alone, and Michelle’s Am I Ugly?, their conversation will be chaired by body positive influencer Grace Latter , and will chart the expanding body positivity movement, the virtues of Instagram as a community, and tips from both on self-worth and mental health. (Bold font can be clicked on this page to direct you to their social medias.)



Details about the books mentioned in this video can be found here!



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