My kind of Charm…

Accessories never get the hype they deserve… Is it because they are too small to notice?, maybe….

The charmed jewelry speaks volumes about an individual. I, love my bracelets chunky….. I love them too much that nothing in the market seems to get me, and so I have resulted into making my own .

Check out below for some ideas on how to have yours customized.

Of Heirloom lovers

Of the statements makers

 

Of the unorthodox thinkers

and of the sentimentalists

For purchase visit –  Jumia Kenya online shop.

My shop ….K Charmed

Direct link:  https://www.jumia.co.ke/k-charmed/

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Oscar’s 2016!

The Good Stuff!

Lady Gaga in Brandon Maxwell

Lady Gaga in Brandon Maxwell……I was quite impressed .

Olivia Wilde in a Valentino Haute Couture dress

Olivia Wilde in Valentino……….though I am not the biggest fan of the choker

Simple and Effective

Charlize Theron in Dior

Charlize Theron in Dior……simple and elegant

Naomi Watts in Armani Privé

Naomi Watts in Armani Privc……. looking good with no hustle

Just give me one yard of cheap material and a pair of scissors, I’ll make you this!

Rachel McAdams in August Getty Atelier

Rachel Mcadams in August Getty Atelier….no comment

Kate Winslet in Ralph Lauren

Kate Winslet in Ralph Lauren….no comment

Even I can not make a dress that bad

Reese Witherspoon in an Oscar de la Renta

Reese Witherspoon in Oscar de la Renta……….what’s happening here!

Alicia Vikander in Louis Vuitton

Alicia Vikander in Louis Vuitton….seriously!

Where do I even start!

Heidi Klum in Marchesa

Heidi Klum in Marchesa…….Which part of this dress made you want to wear it, Heidi?

Daisy Ridley in a Chanel Haute Couture dress

Daisy Ridley in Chanel….this world is going too fast someone stop it, I need to get off.

Maybe….if someone else had worn it!

Emily Blunt in Prada

Emily Blunt in Prada……maybe if a Hobo had worn it, we would have forgiven Prada

Isla Fisher in Marchesa

Isla Fisher in Marchesa…..just leave Marchesa for Florence Welch

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Grammy’s 2016

 

  1. The Thumbs up

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Taylor Swift in Atelier Versace.  The crop top and high waist high slit skirt were not so much a show stopper, but the color combo is what brought the outfit to life. Orange and Fuchsia, I will definitely be trying that combo out.

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Kaley Cuoco in Naeem Khan jumpsuit. There is just something about white outfits. The more you look into Kaley’s outfit the more you fall in love with it. I like the detail in the outfit and the fact that it is revealing without revealing much.

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 Florence Welch. I love the outfit just because Florence is wearing it. This is so her. Twu’d have been a total drab if it was someone else.

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Keltie Knight in Calvin Klein. This is both appropriate and elegant. Well sewed, she toned down on the accessories and make up. Love it.

2. The Disappointments

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Ciara in Alexandre Vauthier. We did not for a second doubt that Ciara had a great bod. The outfit looks like a wrap around with knots, not flattering at all. looks like a dress I would make without a hustle and I do not know the first thing about making dresses. I am more than disappointed because she was in my 2015 fave list.

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Andra Day in Michael Costello. How could a designer put his name on this. I know she designed it herself, but Costello seriously you let this be associated with you!!!

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Liz Hernandez in (I didn’t even care enough to get the designer’s name) . The height is unflattering for this particular dress. The us of satin does not do it justice either and the pleats look like they were not well thought of and make the dress look ill fitting.

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Carrie Underwood in Nicolas Jebran.  The sad part about this dress is that a lot of detail was put on the bust area and that made the dress fail. I do not mind the bottom part at all. Won’t blame her though for trying to remind us that she has boobs.

 The WTF’s

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Manika, Manika, Manika wtf!

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Dencia. There is something about this outfit that makes me weirdly happy.

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Z LaLa. This dress looks quite hazardous! Hope you made it home okay!

4. I see what you were going for but…..just leave it to the gurus

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Demi Lovato in Norisol Ferrari

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Zendaya in Dsquared2

Suits are the hardest to pull off especially on a red carpet event. Zendaya and Demi are not cut out for this look.

5. We had a Kiki before the event and we decided on this look 

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Bella Hadid in Alexandre Vauthier

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Alessandra  Ambrosio in Versace

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Anna-Kendrick in Emanuel Ungaro

Yeah, well it did not pay off for any of you!

When in doubt wear red…..Bill Blass

Valentine Cliches 🙂 🙂 🙂

The argument that everyday should be a day to celebrate love doesn’t suffice. I do think that we need a special to put everything else aside and celebrate mankind’s greatest weakness….Love!

…but do you have to have a night out to celebrate love!….and are cliches so bad?

Celebrate Love the best way you know how to. Express your kind of love with your style

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Who doesn’t feel like celebrating love all cute!

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That comfy kind of love

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That kind of love that we feel but do not have to shout about!

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That kind of love that we want to shout about!

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The Dreamy kind of love

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The old classy kind of love

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The free kind of love

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The daring kind of love

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The no one else understands but us… kind of love

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The crazy kind of love!

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The pure kind of love!

 

 

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Whatever you do do not forget your red lip!

Mucho love from yours truly (who is into ‘geeky’ kind of love)

whoop! whoop!

MET Gala 2015: Best Dressed

Now I didn’t have many great picks from the Gala….but i appreciate the few who did the theme justice

Miley Cyrus in Alexander Wang
Miley Cyrus in Alexander Wang

1. I thought that this was the most creative piece. Miley did do the theme justice. The fitted black gown with large cutouts revealed her hips and stomach and a little bit of pelvic bone. The dress, which was studded all over, also featured a high collar and long sleeves. She kept her makeup to a minimum and maintained a slicked down icy blue-grey hair ‘do. It was simple, creative and sexy too.

Solange Knowles in Giles Deacon
Solange Knowles in Giles Deacon

2.  A work of art, this dress is.  It is like a flower that just bloomed for the world to see or a freshly opened creature from the sea peeping through, however you choose to look at it that is what MET Gala is all about. The dress is straight from the runway, featured in the Giles Autumn/Winter 2015 collection although Solange did make some slight changes to the dress.

Rihanna in Guo Pei
Rihanna in Guo Pei

3….and the award for the most daring and the best costume goes to badgirlRiRi. Now this is her kind of event. The use of a chinese couture designer definitely paid off. !!!Costume party!!!

MET Gala 2015: Obvious looks

MET Gala, huh! Is there an occasion that would speak more to a fashion lover….I don’t think so. MET Gala is the place for expressing one self through one’s outfit.

So the 2015 theme was “China: Through the Looking Glass” and so I expected the less creative individuals to actually take the literal meaning & that sheer would grace the red carpet and boy was I right. The pieces were okay but creativity was not a factor considered… sheer was too obvious.

Zoe Kravitz in Alexander Wang
Zoe Kravitz in Alexander Wang
J. Lo in Atelier Versace
J. Lo in Atelier Versace
Kim Kardashian in Peter Dundas
Kim Kardashian in Peter Dundas
Beyonce in Givenchy
Beyonce in Givenchy

However my favorite dress among these was Kim Kardashian’s The fitting, the stitching, the details….it was appropriate and it was clear that she was out to impress