Posts Tagged: Dior

The Fire And The Rose (or Let Nothing You Dismay)

The only savior from the burn of a half-baked existence is the sort of fire that shifts our shape and molds our mettle. Whenever the year comes to its Gregorian end, we exchange grand overtures, symphonically declaring what a good year the one ahead will be for us all. What we rarely mention is that shit is bound cloud the rivers of joy despite our most valiant efforts. What we hardly discuss is the notion that triumph and defeat are one and the same.

The Fire And The Rose (or Let Nothing You Dismay)

The only savior from the burn of a half-baked existence is the sort of fire that shifts our shape and molds our mettle. Whenever the year comes to its Gregorian end, we exchange grand overtures, symphonically declaring what a good year the one ahead will be for us all. What we rarely mention is that shit is bound cloud the rivers of joy despite our most valiant efforts. What we hardly discuss is the notion that triumph and defeat are one and the same.

Slouching Towards Bethlehem

“Past life”…past lives. Indeed, I have been many beings at different times and sometimes all at once. I have been the impetuous and impatient child; I have been the confident teenager and the surreptitiously diffident adult; I have been that girl who couldn’t run between two goalposts had my very existence depended on it and I have inhabited the life of, as my friend Tom christened it, “the Ghanaian Lara Croft”

Slouching Towards Bethlehem

“Past life”…past lives. Indeed, I have been many beings at different times and sometimes all at once. I have been the impetuous and impatient child; I have been the confident teenager and the surreptitiously diffident adult; I have been that girl who couldn’t run between two goalposts had my very existence depended on it and I have inhabited the life of, as my friend Tom christened it, “the Ghanaian Lara Croft”

Carte Blanche: Winter White

The holiday season- season for holiday parties is upon us, rife with invitations reading “festive attire requested”. One often reaches for the most red, most green or most sequined thing in the closet at this behest. While I am as staunch

Carte Blanche: Winter White

The holiday season- season for holiday parties is upon us, rife with invitations reading “festive attire requested”. One often reaches for the most red, most green or most sequined thing in the closet at this behest. While I am as staunch

La Vie Tropezienne

The late icon of elegance in dressing, Oscar de la Renta, is quoted as having said, “The great thing about fashion is that it always looks forward.” While this is undoubtedly true and evidenced by existence of new-age de la Rentas

La Vie Tropezienne

The late icon of elegance in dressing, Oscar de la Renta, is quoted as having said, “The great thing about fashion is that it always looks forward.” While this is undoubtedly true and evidenced by existence of new-age de la Rentas

A Study in Pink

“…I think it’s a color that’s had a bad rap,, its made out to be a thing for babies or women who wear too much makeup, but pink is really a subtle and delicate color, and it figures a lot

A Study in Pink

“…I think it’s a color that’s had a bad rap,, its made out to be a thing for babies or women who wear too much makeup, but pink is really a subtle and delicate color, and it figures a lot

Giambattista Valli AW 14 Couture

The Giambattista Valli Autumn Winter 2014 collection out of Paris yesterday sang such power and poise that I had to share some of the striking looks, especially given that the Italian-born French designer has long been a favourite artist of

Giambattista Valli AW 14 Couture

The Giambattista Valli Autumn Winter 2014 collection out of Paris yesterday sang such power and poise that I had to share some of the striking looks, especially given that the Italian-born French designer has long been a favourite artist of

In Living Colour

There’s something about being in the tropics that inspires a brazen combination of colours. Besides, when one invests in a hotly hued pump, one finds every reason to play with colour. Since these  Dior pumps entered my life about a

In Living Colour

There’s something about being in the tropics that inspires a brazen combination of colours. Besides, when one invests in a hotly hued pump, one finds every reason to play with colour. Since these  Dior pumps entered my life about a