Category: Kenyan blogger

+

Traveling while black

My first solo travel experience as a black African woman was in Venice Italy. I enjoyed Venice a lot and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it because I think everyone needs to see it at least once in their lifetime, but I also experienced blatant discrimination because of the color of my skin.

+

Distressed denim outfit

Hello friends, did you guys have a great weekend?, whether just unwinding at home or doing some fun activities? The outfit am posting was my favorite this weekend, I wore the comfiest American Eagle distressed jeans and my black and white peplum top from forever 21. I am not big into jeans so I had never honestly bought anything from AE, and the first … Read More Distressed denim outfit

All about Hair

Today I washed my hair and decided not to straighten it. I was craving that tiny afro look, so I did a “wash and go” Ok, so lets start here….once upon a time (4 years ago), I was obsessed with natural black girls at my school and got sucked into youtube and a few months later I was chopping my permed locks (my roommate … Read More All about Hair

Shyness

When I wrote my first monologue of a post at 18 years old, I never thought at 25 years old I would ever talk about shyness..seriously, it would have seemed like a retrogression of some sort, but I have realized, the older we get, the more self-aware and wiser we become, and I have truly grown from that 18 year old girl I used … Read More Shyness

+

Doing your own engagement photos

     Ian and I recently did our engagement photos, and I decided it would be fun to do it ourselves vs a professional photographer. I know hiring someone would have probably yielded better quality photos but we both are very happy with the photos we got. Reasons I did this: 1. Engagement sessions are usually a good way to choose a wedding photographer and kind … Read More Doing your own engagement photos

The trend

One day I walked into Forever XX1 and there was literally a whole entire room full of Mickey Mouse clothing, I couldn’t just walk away you know ha, so I snugged this cute sweatshirt. It was perfect for today’s dull and chilly weather, casual and comfortable for running errands. My shorts are DIY from old “mom jeans” and I wore them today for the … Read More The trend

Where’d you go..

OK….my post title is inspired by what I am currently reading; where’d you go Bernadette by Maria Semple, pretty good book and the story is about a Seattle family which is a plus, I love reading books based where I currently live. So my outfit is super simple with a splash of color/spring feel, very comfortable and can be worn both at daytime to … Read More Where’d you go..

+

Scholar

Every time I wear this blazer, I get reminded of boarding school and uniforms. I got this as a gift a few years back and I wore it a lot to classes, then kind of forgot about it until now, it has a somewhat formal, preppy feel…If I was a teacher, this would be a staple of mine haha. The dress is thrifted for … Read More Scholar

Short story

OUTFIT DETAILS: Purse- Forever 21 Shorts – Forever 21 White T-shirt – local store Shoes – seychelles footwear Necklace – Forever 21 This is what I wore yesterday, I love these shorts, the cute pattern reminds me of a green blouse my mom owned in the 90s and a yellow scarf my grandma wore all the time haha..definitely a staple in my closet now. … Read More Short story

+

Bows & Brogues

can you guys believe it’s the end of the week already, and the beginning of a new week for others?

+

Prints

Just prancing around in the sun…..

+

Wrap Around..

Today was a nice day, I dug out this wrap around blouse I bought years back in Kenya….