Two years ago, when Carter was just four months old, I started collecting Christmas books to create a picture book advent calendar. Our collection has grown and changed over the past two years as I add new books and put some on hold for later years. I’ve made an effort to include books with children of color, classics, religious themes, and humor. Each year, I wrap and number the books and put them under our tree. This year’s collection includes:
It’s that time of the year again. The festive season is here, and we all have plans to get our loved ones unique and precious gift. How about something with an African touch? There are a variety of African curios that can blow their mind. Trust me. And I know just where you can […]
This month’s designer is Marianne Fassler. I discovered Marianne Fassler at the Fashion cities Africa exhibition at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery. I’m grateful that I was able to visit this exhibition because it’s the first major UK exhibition to be dedicated to contemporary African Fashion. Contemporary African Fashion is becoming an increasing trend in the west […]
I am just a few days shy of my one month anniversary since moving to the bay area. Classes have started, I am steadily growing in confidence at my new job, and I am making an effort to put myself out there and get to know people. In short, I am trying. However, I want […]
I am thrilled to share these African inspired fashions by Afrodapp. Mixing the textiles works so well and I’m a fan already!! Do check them out #fashionfriendsofTenaciousM.
What exactly caused the explosion of West Africa on the global fashion scene? Over the past decade, and especially the last 5 years, demand for fashion from the corner of the continent in which I was born seems to have grown…
Hey guys! It’s been a while, but I am back with yet another fashion topic for our stylespiration series. Today’s topic is the rise of African inspired clothing such as dashiki’s. Dashiki is a loose, brightly colored shirt or tunic, originally from West Africa. Dashiki’s always made its way in and out of fashion for years, but this […]