Fashion, God, Life, Family and Inspirational Solace

25 October 2013

Trend Alert: Plaid

'For in many things we offend all, if any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body James 3:2'

Plaid is virtually worn by everyone in all walks of life, everyday people, celebrities, kids etc. You might decide to either dress it up or down, casual or chic, elegant or sophisticated too. Plaid is a timeless piece. Yea I know sometimes when some of us think of plaid we think of school uniforms lol not anymore.
When it comes to a print thats classic and top trending at the same time, nothing is more spot on than everything plaid. It's a pattern that's become a staple in every fashionista's wardrobe but this year, it's been reinvented yet still true to it's grunge roots.

Plaid is a versatile and fun piece to have in your wardrobe. A pleated plaid skirt paired with a sweater or button down can easily create a preppy look or when worn as a button down and paired with distressed jeans can be made into a totally laid back outfit. This trend is perfect for that extra added punch into any look and it can also balance out and tone down and dressy outfit. The key to wearing plaid is by pairing it with neutral and simple pieces or items that are in the same tone and hue as the print. Matching plaid with other plaid patterns may seem tricky but all it takes is a little creativity and a whole lot of confidence. Check out the slideshow below for more tips and tricks on how to wear this trend and where you can grab a piece of your own!

What do you think about this trend is it a Yay or Nay for you? Let me know your thoughts.

Take care



23 October 2013


'Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which today is, and tomorrow is cast into the oven, shall He not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith Matthew 6:30'

Hello everyone, hope you are fine? Hope your week is going on great? I am doing good just occassional tiredness which is my middle name now lol. 

Are you weary? Are you heavy hearted? Why not tell it to God, He knows the strands of hair you have on your head, you cant count them but He can and understands what you are going through. Has anyone ever told you, you wont make it in life laugh in their face and tell them if they can't decide how many breadths they take then how come they can decide what you would be now or in the future. Whatever you have been longing for from January up till this moment and yes I know the year is coming to an end but God isnt coming to an end infact He is the beginning for you. It took God only 7 days to create the world my darlings He will come through for you. It is my prayer that wonderful and unmerited kindness from God and man you will receive this week, this month and for the rest of this year in Jesus name. Lots of divine favour too from God and men, people would seek you out to favour you, your phone wont stop ringing cos God wont give them rest till they bless you.

See you at the top.

I have come to the conclusion well its just my opinion though that all pregnancies are not the same, I kinda feel a lil bit different with my growing bump don't know why but I do lol. 
I saw this graphic midi skirt when I went shopping for my clients, before I got pregnant and I loved it, kept it thinking oh would probably wear it after giving birth but while I was playing dressing up I tried it on and it fits perfectly mind you its a size 8 the material is stretchy. The story of this buckle ankle boots is funny you know went to the store to exchange some items I didnt like and my eyes fell on the shoes and they only had my size 'Thank God for small feet lol'.

Can't believe Sienna knows the difference between Nollywood and Hollywood, her dad changed the channel cos we wanted to watch 'Flight' with Denzel Washington and she was no daddy dont touch the remote her dad said we want to watch nollywood, Sienna said ' don't be silly daddy this is not nollywood this is hollywood' we were shocked lol. 

Well hope you enjoy the pics.


18 October 2013

22 Most Fashionable Fashionistas On Instagram

'But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another I Thessalonians 4:9'

Hey everyone, how are you doing? and how was your week? Its friday yippee hang on 'am a mother' we dont really enjoy weekends lol. Anyway I hope you are doing something fun, clean, godly too lol.

Instagram is a fun way of sharing your day to day updates mostly with pictures and videos and in light of this there are some real fashionable fashionistas I have been following infact watching closely with my eyes wide open lol, I love it when people express their personality in what they wear, people who would go the extra mile and who would be daring, people who break fashion rules cos they are meant to be broken. This beautiful, gorgeous, wonderful, sexy, hawt, chic, stylish ladies has shown us what fashion and personal style is all about.You don't know how to put your outfits together follow this ladies trust me you would be glad you did.  I am always eager to see their pictures on instagram. 

So here we are my 22 Most Fashionable Fashionistas on Instagram. Please if you are on instagram follow them I mean like now yes now go on chop chop lol.

 My beautiful sister Dee, she is classy, elegant and edgy
Instagram username: stylecheckbyd

I call her my grecian goddess, her sense of style is top notch.
Instagram username: ironyofashi

She is fun, full of life, great personal style too 'whispers' she loves taking selfies too lol
Instagram username: kikscloset

A hawt mama, oh her son is so cute, Her figure one to die for, Her personal style unique
Instagram username: fabulousperks

I love how she mixes different colours to create one gorg look, a beauty to behold
Instagram username: lolabluethecloset

I would describe her style chic and classy. Sexy too
Instagram username: fromcheaptochik

She is a fashion addict, her style is never ending, she makes dressing up look so easy
Instagram username: stephnydiva

She is an inspiration, I know she is going places. Love her style, I was so inspired I had to 'copy' one of her looks lol, don't blame me couldnt help it.
Instagram username: versicloset

I just love her, anything she has on looks just perfect, her style is girly, fun, chic and classy too
Instagram username: shadesnstyles

She is a princess, yes a princess with class, she is always, I mean always on point. Amazing personal style
Instagram username: princess_osahon

Can't seem to get enough of her style, colour combination perfecto lol. Classy and edgy too
Instagram username: nikybika

I love her style, she adds a smile to every outfit which makes her unique. Her style is fun, girly and chic too.
Instagram username: t2pitchy

You  need fashion help then go to rehab, no not that kind of rehab I mean a fashion rehab lol. Her style is unique, classy and edgy too.
Instagram username: infashionrehabng

My sugar babe, she always brings it to the table as it is, fun, classy, chic and she loves handbags too.
Instagram: sugar_plummy

She is a sweet lady, when you see her pics you just fall in love naturally without being forced. Her colour combination excellent, her style is fun, girly, chic, unique
Instagram username: gold_emeh

I call her queen of 'red bottom shoes' she loves accessories too. Elegant, classy and chic. Wonderful personality too.
Instagram username: uyandam

My wonderful sugar babe, you want to look good for the office then she is the one, her style is chic, fun, classy and elegant too.
Instagram username: ellasucre

Beautiful diva, her personal style is edgy, classy and elegant love her style on instagram
Instagram username: lovina_dolly

My precious, wonderful and sexy babe, she is beautiful in and out, her fashion sense is out of this world. Gorg, classy, edgy.
Instagram username: nanaakuasronkobi

She is my darling moi, her style is very unique, classy, edgy not afraid to mix colours or mix prints.
Instagram username: justporsh

A fashion addict, her personal style is unique too, classy, girly, fun she loves the monochrome trend
Instagram username: fashionbylenny

She looks exquisite both in western and african prints, her style is unique, classy, edgy, sophisticated.
Instagram username: twynkleloves

So beautiful people what do you think? Hope you agree with me they are fashionable fashionistas on Instagram. 

Do have a very wonderful weekend lovelies



16 October 2013

Mascara 101

'The Lord God is my strength, and He will make my feet like hinds' feet, and He will make me to walk upon mine high places Habakkuk 3:19'

Good day lovely people, how are you all doing, and how was your weekend yea I know another weekend is coming soon lol can't wait though I need all the rest I can. Would be bringing something new on the blog soon so stay tuned.

Mascara has it’s special place in the makeup bag of any girl, because it can absolutely change the way our eyes look. Let me share with you some tips and secrets to make your lashes look their best.

n order to make eyelashes look more full and longer we use mascara.
Mainly there are two types of mascara:
  1. Volume mascara
  2. Length mascara
Also there are sub categories:
  • Soluble: Excellent to wear
  • Insouble/ Water proof: Only wear if you know your eyelashes are going to be in contact with water. Very hard to wash off.

1)   Apply mascara after the eyeshadow like this the eyeshadow won’t fall down and sit on                  your ashes which can look really bizarre.

2) Always curl your lashes before applying mascara. This will give you the effect of wider eyes and will make you look more awake. Never use a lash curler on the lashes with mascara on, because you can break them and the curl, anyway, will look unnatural. We don’t want bent and clumpy lashes.

3) Use a “zig-zag” technique when applying mascara. Go from the roots in tiny zig-zag motions upwards till the ends of your lashes. This will add volume and length, as well as help to cut down clumps.

4) Wiggle your lashes at the base, this will make them look thicker.

5) If some of your lashes have stuck together – use a clean lash comb to brush and separate them, try to do it when the mascara isn’t yet dry.

6) If you are striving for the long lashes and “full look”, chose the “blackest black” mascara, because it’s the only colour that can make your eyes stand out and make your lashes appear amazingly long with plenty of volume.

7) If you aren’t satisfied with one layer of mascara – brush your lashes (with little lush comb) and then, apply a second layer of mascara to add volume, but never apply a second layer of mascara when the first one isn’t yet dry. Only this way your lashes will look more voluminous and this – without clumps.

8) If you are after a big volume, try to powder your lashes before applying mascara.

9) If you made a smudge on your eyelid while applying mascara, take a q-tip, lightly dip it into your foundation and take away the unwanted mascara spot by rotating a q-tip.

10) Apply a special base coat or lash primer before applying mascara, it will add volume and length to your lashes. If you don’t have a primer, you can try to apply a simple eye cream on your lashes and let it dry, only then apply your mascara. This will addd length and moisturise your lashes.

11) Don’t forget corners of your eyes, because your longest lashes are located exactly there. When you finished applying mascara, close your eyes and apply a little bit more on the corner’s lashes going from the roots – upwards.

12) There are different types of mascaras on the market: one for volume, for length, curling and waterproof, as well as mascaras of different tones and colours. You can always try to combine them. For example, a mascara giving volume together with the one that gives length can make a great effect on your lashes. Or you can try to apply a black mascara on the upper lashes and the brown or grey – on the lower ones, to get more sophisticated result.

13) Use a business card to apply mascara. This trick is very simple: place a card on your eyelid, right above your lashes. If you gently lift the card with your eyelid still in contact, you should see your lashes being lifted upwards as well. Then apply mascara on your lashes against the card. This way you won’t stain you eyelid, you will apply mascara on each one of your lashes evenly without flaking, and this way you can even curl your lashes a little bit by pressing them against the card with your mascara brush.

14) Treat your eyelashes in a similar way you treat you hair. You can condition your lashes using an olive oil or a castor one (actually, any other moisturiser will do). It’s better to apply these kind of products right before bed time, after you’ve finished removing all the makeup.

15) Don’t use a waterproof mascara every day, because removing it requires a lot of time and effort, as well as pulling around of the gentle area around your eyes which can have big impact with the time. Also, waterproof mascara can dry out your lashes and make them weaker…It’s ok to use it rarely, only when you really need your mascara to be waterproof, for example, when you go to the swimming pool or while on the beach.

I hope you found some of the above tips useful. Please, share your favourite mascara tips with me in the comment’s section.

Bat your lashes and fly! :)
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