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/

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!

The NYFW 2016 runways…

 Fashion Week, when a designer can dream beyond…and as much as most of the clothes that walk down the runway cannot be put down to the streets, it is always amazing to see how far our designer’s minds go.

Check out some of the looks that got to me and I think stealing some of the ideas will be quite rewarding

  1. The Bold Co-loured Structured Prints
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2. Prints gone wild

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3. The not so subtle white

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4. The we get along just fine prints and color

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5. Just a dash of pink

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6. The Comebacks

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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)

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Well, Hello….socks 1′

The easiest socks to wear are black or dull colored knee high socks. For a first timer I would suggest a run with them, just for a feel.

They are more like boots (although more classy than boots if you ask me) and given that they are black you can simply pair them up with just about anything…

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The shorts and round toe heels

6a00e54ed9ed5388330153930c3a85970b-400wiThe long boots, the pantyhose all in one

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A little floral dress and leather flat shoes

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The A-Line dress and short bootsgrungey-hispter-look

The comfy style

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Anything short works…

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The pointed heels

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The strappy heels

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And the sneakers too

Basic rule, Go short, long outfits and socks are a faux pas although there are ways to wear them with pants, I will be posting on that soon.

Socks pundits I will be posting on the real socks style.

Till then have a go dearies!!!

Yes….Floral shirts!

So today I looked in my closet and suddenly felt inspired by my floral shirt that I am always careful to wear. I mean you know those things that are either too beautiful or just too ugly for anyone to even fathom. I like those kind of things, middle ground has never been my place.

Check out how you can style a floral shirt!

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Go all vintage.                                                                                                                   Oh my! Don’t I just love this look.

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This is not a look  for the faint-hearted.                                                                              Pair it up with a print – gingham, stripes, floral but be careful….you do not want to look ridiculous, as I said you have to have guts to try this look but know when it pays off, it really pays off.

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See that floral on floral, Ensure that both florals are not too heavy because then it becomes too much.

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Floral on print floral. That is what I call a bold move. This is what I mean by paying off!

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The Denim! Hmmmm Of course if those booty shorts work for you, go for it. Denim can go with just about any floral print.

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See what I mean…

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You can never go wrong with white, never!

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Match y march y. A safe option                                                                                        I am not the biggest fan of match y stuff but this works for one who is not sure of how to work the print.

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Floral on Black….                                                                                                          You can always pair it with a dark plain color….you know the browns the blacks, the navys, or the neutrals

See its not that difficult……I hope you will not steer away from the floral vintage section next time you are out shopping for your wardrobe.

Where there are no rules!

One thing I appreciate about bohemian is that they dare to go where no man has been.

The style is unorthodox. There is no in between with it, you either really love it or really hate it.

That is why is Gillian Zinser and her doppelganger Ivy Sullivan(90210) will always be at the top of my list.      Celebrity style crush!

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