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If there were dreams to sell, Merry and sad to tell, And the crier rang the bell, What would you buy? A cottage lone and still With bowers nigh, Shadowy, my woes to still, Until I die. Such pearl from Life’s fresh crown Fain would I shake me down, Were dreams to have at will… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

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Spring 2018 Ready to Wear Collection: Christopher Kane

Frills are in this season, so is sheer. With Christopher Kane's Spring 2018 Ready to Wear Collection, plastic trash bags become dresses, pegs hold a black dress together, crocs are one with negligee and mop fringes were both earrings and used on shoes. With boxy, long male coats and shoes, wide satin lapels juxtaposed with… Continue reading Spring 2018 Ready to Wear Collection: Christopher Kane

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Be like the bird, that, pausing in her flight A while on boughs too slight, Feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, Knowing that she hath wings. — Victor Hugo. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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Duro Olowu’s Spring/Summer 2018 Lookbook – A Splash of Prints

Sleeves coats, kimono styled jackets, elegant wrap dresses, free flowing midi dresses, Duro Olowu's print collection is a beautiful, colorful sight. Perfectly coordinated, the loookbook is an exhilarating collection of ready to wear pieces in beautiful, feminine cuts and stitching. There is everything for the everyday woman, from powerful coed suits in gold, to a… Continue reading Duro Olowu’s Spring/Summer 2018 Lookbook – A Splash of Prints

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Starring Duckie Thot

As the latest cover star for Paper Magazine's 6th edition of 'Beautiful People', Duckie Thot's stellar list of successes is growing. The self-taught model nicknamed Black Barbie was all shades of gorgeous in the magazine showing off her model-tall svelte frame in a faux fur jacket, a chiffon blouse, a coed leather dress with boots… Continue reading Starring Duckie Thot

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Thoughts 💭

Be not afraid to pray—to pray is right. Pray if thou canst, with hope; but ever pray Though hope be weak, or sick with long delay; Pray in the darkness, if there be no light. Far is the time, remote from human sight, When war and discord on earth shall cease: Yet every prayer for… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

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Newspaper Series by Susan Rosemon

Fashion and style is presented and interpreted differently in the Newspaper Series collection; Susan Rosemon goes outside normal fabrics to create an edgy and vibrant look with papers. Albeit uncomfortable, this collection is unique and pushes the wearer's comfort zone, with the big question being "to what extent will you go for fashion?". The collection… Continue reading Newspaper Series by Susan Rosemon

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The 69th Annual Emmy Awards and its Style Inspirations

Ballgowns, sparkly dresses made the cut at the 69th Emmy Awards.  There was sparkle, glitz and fashion magic on the Emmy's red carpet and from fashion's top names: Dior, Jason Wu, Tiffany & Co., Carolina Herrera, Calvin Klein, Moschino, Ralph Lauren and more. My favorite look at the event was Yara Shahidi's gold plunging dress… Continue reading The 69th Annual Emmy Awards and its Style Inspirations

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In the hour of distress and misery the eye of every mortal turns to friendship; in the hour of gladness and conviviality, what is your want? It is friendship. When the heart overflows with gratitude or with other sweet and sacred sentiment, what is the word to which it would give utterance? A friend. —… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

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Happy the man, and happy he alone, Who can call to-day his own: He who, secure within, can say, “To-morrow, do thy worst, for I have lived to-day.” — John Dryden. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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A 🔟

Supermodel Miranda Kerr got it all right on Friday as he stepped out to a Sephora beauty event in New York, wearing a lemon green minidress with an oversized denim jacket draped over it. A fashion success in every way, the look was stylish and sexy; the minidress which featured jagged hem showed off her… Continue reading A 🔟

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Photo of the Week

A chic fall look, Olivia Culpo's outfit this week is everything. Showing you can look stellar in the cold, Olivia layered a cream off-shoulder top with a short-sleeved white turtleneck. Wearing a mid-calf A-line skirt, Olivia looked even more striking in black pointy heels with white detail, completing her look with black socks that featured lace… Continue reading Photo of the Week

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Thoughts 💭

...; but there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. – Prov 18:24 Friendship is one of the cheapest and most accessible of pleasures; it requires no outlay and no very serious expenditure of time or trouble. It is quite easy to make friends, if one wants to… There is surely no greater… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

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Alainè by Celine’s Virgo Collection

The Virgo Collection from the house of Alainè by Celine is described as 'a modern twist to iro and buba', but although dominated by iro and buba, the collection is so much more with rich organza, Ankara, crepe, cotton and lace trim. A glamorous look, Alainè by Celine's Virgo Collection takes the Yoruba traditional iro… Continue reading Alainè by Celine’s Virgo Collection

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Since it is Providence that determines the fates of men, their inner nature is thus brought into unison. There is such harmony, as in all things of nature, that one might explain the whole without referring to a higher Providence. But this only proves the more clearly and certainly this higher Providence, which has given… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

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Ditching Pencils

Once upon a time in the world of female fashion, eyebrows were plucked and carved to an inch. Fast forward to 2017, a year of embracing 'au naturel' and fashion movements clamoring for natural beauty, bushy eyebrows are once again becoming a favorite, comfortable look, of course with the help of brow definer. Bushy eyebrows;… Continue reading Ditching Pencils

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...  It is the mystery of the unknown That fascinates us; we are children still, Wayward and wistful; with one hand we cling To the familiar things we call our own, And with the other, resolute of will, Grope in the dark for what the day will bring. — Henry W. Longfellow. This image does… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

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A Splendid Outdoor Presentation: Lela Rose’s NYFW Spring/Summer 2018 Collection

The blue sky, open air and greenery made a perfect backdrop for Lela Rose's New York city inspired Spring/Summer 2018 Collection.  Hosted at the Washington Square Park, the collection was an assemblage of bright, calm colors and simple, splendid designs.  There were easy, free flowing ready to wear dresses with lace accents, off shoulder… Continue reading A Splendid Outdoor Presentation: Lela Rose’s NYFW Spring/Summer 2018 Collection

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An Excellent Model Endeavor

A Jourdan Dunn original; one of the world's top supermodels has again teamed up with fashion brand, Missguided to present her powerfully named collection, 'Fear is not an option'.   Modeled by the supermodel herself, the collection features luxurious ready to wear pieces infused with a touch of glamour.   Faux fur coat, a one… Continue reading An Excellent Model Endeavor

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Spring Wedding Gorgeousness

An honest shy smile, a brazen walk down the aisle, the hand covered bursts of tiny giggles are one of the best sights and sounds at weddings 💒. The one little gorgeous being the guests are way proud play a prominent role in the Oscar de la Renta Bridal Spring 2018 Collection, wearing the very best… Continue reading Spring Wedding Gorgeousness

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Hair Fab at NYFW

The NaturallyCurly hair company hosted Texture on the Runway at the Gotham Hall in Midtown New York, a showcase of protective, versatile and unique hairstyles for Afro hair. It was another fashion show at the 2017 NYFW, only big on hair instead of clothes. A wide range of friendly, wearable hairstyles to really Gaga-inspired looks,… Continue reading Hair Fab at NYFW

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The Icon Party on Friday Night

Always glitz and glamour for the stars and celebrities, Harper's Bazaar Icon Party was a beautiful, expensive start to the weekend getaway. With big names in music, fashion, movie, reality TV and sports, in attendance, the night was a sparkly assemble of strapless LBDs, sheer dresses, pink pantsuit and Nicki Minaj's floral ball gown. Photos… Continue reading The Icon Party on Friday Night

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Side by side In the low sunshine by the turban stone They knelt; each made his brother’s woe his own, Forgetting, in the agony and stress Of pitying love, his claim of selfishness; Peace, for his friend besought, his own became; His prayers were answered in another’s name; And when at last they rose up… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

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The Influencers +The Campaign: Lux by Maju

Ezinne Alfa of Beauty in Lagos, beauty queen Powede Lawrence, Youtuber Dimma Umeh, lifestyle blogger and makeup artist Dodos Uvieghara, Kehinde Smith of My Extensionz Ng, are the big names featured for the Lux by Maju Campaign. 8 Channeling summer in beautiful floral pieces, the campaign comes alive with awesome photography shot in an all… Continue reading The Influencers +The Campaign: Lux by Maju

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High Standards

Hello everyone, good morning. It's Friday again, the year is moving so fast that very soon it will be December- Christmas 🎄. Well, I decided to add a little more spice to Belijose's Fashion Hauz with snippets of male fashion and style that I am sure will interest you guys and that you will love.… Continue reading High Standards

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Jessica Biel

Again, the details: a sheer long-sleeved black blouse with polka dot patterns, high necked satin bib and a black patterned miniskirt with red floral patterns, a lovely sight. Jessica Biel has always been known as a style person, fashionably slaying street style and red carpets and creating fashion hits, so this classy, laudable look for… Continue reading Jessica Biel

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Photo of the Day

In a crochet ankle length jumpsuit, Olivia Palermo is picture perfect. Giving style a bright colorful look, the socialite channeled sophistication in the embroidered ensemble which featured colorful white and red designs on a black background. Big on colors and embroidery, Olivia paired her look with a colorful formless embroidered jacket that featured floral designs… Continue reading Photo of the Day

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Lux by Maju Summer Collection

The Lux by Maju Summer Collection is a result of the collaboration between Nigerian fashion brand, Maju and Lux Beauty Soap, of Unilever Nigeria Plc's. An explosive collection, the Lux by Maju Summer Collection is exquisite and luxurious with fine texture, professionally tailored with stylish cuts. There is uniqueness in how each piece is detailed… Continue reading Lux by Maju Summer Collection

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The #nomakeup Statement

Another day, another Alicia Keys in a bare, fresh faced, freckles and all photo. Alicia Keys is staying strong 💪 to her new beauty regimen theme, 'less is freeing, none at all is strong', now popularly known as #nomakeup. Spearheading a growing beauty revolution, the beautiful singer graces her first Brazilian magazine cover on Elle… Continue reading The #nomakeup Statement

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It’s a Scarf Life

With the Elora Essentials Scarf Line you can turn on your scarf style with beautiful, soft scarfs in different colors. Whether it is for a glam hair covering or to cover up a bad hair day, the newest collection from Elora Collections ensures that you always have modern, unique and stylish scarfs to vamp up… Continue reading It’s a Scarf Life

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Remixing the 90’s with Dries Van Noten’s 2017 Fall Collection. 

A reunion of the BIG supermodels, Dries Van Noten's 2017 ready to wear Fall Collection is an assemblage of simple, efficient and chic clothing for fall. Designed to last, we see a beautiful mixture of patterns and plains in rich silk, velvet, stole, metallic. This fall collection was built not to conform but is a… Continue reading Remixing the 90’s with Dries Van Noten’s 2017 Fall Collection. 

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It is love and I wear it

The Tamara Mellon Frontline 105; I fell in love at first sight but I do so for every awesomic pair of shoe that has all my right requirements. A perfect fit, how the shoe is one with your feet, how it looks when you look down, how it matches whatever you wear and you are… Continue reading It is love and I wear it

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Sharing Similarities

Cher and Kim Kardashian West share various things in common: Armenian heritage, American citizens, and most impressively their love for sheer outfits. I didn't know that. On Harper's Bazaar Arabia comes Kim Kardashian West 3rd cover on the magazine titled Iconic Spirits. Kim is slaying as always and effortlessly channels one of her style icons,… Continue reading Sharing Similarities

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Photos from the MTV VMA

Held at the Forum in Inglewood California, the MTV VMA was as colorful and spicy as ever with big music names bringing their very best styles to the red carpet. From my very favorite at the event, Vanessa Hudgens in a striking red sleeveless dress with florals and sheer details to Demi Lovato's all black… Continue reading Photos from the MTV VMA

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Hairstyles from Afropunk Arts Festival 2017

Where do you find innovative fashion? In the streets. WWith stunning, quality photographs from Myles Loftin of W Magazine, we present some of the finest, extraordinary looks from Afropunk. With a desire to express individual unique style, fashion crazy and promote new trends, fans came out in their best, most colorful, eccentric and most impressive… Continue reading Hairstyles from Afropunk Arts Festival 2017

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More from the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Johannesburg – KLûK CGDT

The KLûK CGDT collection at the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Johannesburg is reminiscent of the 1970s disco era's fashion and style with sequins, glitter, metallic fabric and popping color.   It's 'turn on the lights' for this unique collection with stunning clean cut jackets in disco ball worthy colors. With elegant, flattering necklines and… Continue reading More from the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Johannesburg – KLûK CGDT

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Quiteria and George- Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2017

Glamorous and wearable, the Spring/Summer collection of Quiteria and George is gorgeous. The Quiteria and George collection was shown on Day 3 of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Johannesburg, South Africa. The collection featured plunging v-necklines, cinched waists which flared into beautiful ruffles and twirl skirts. There was serious summer vibes in the collection in… Continue reading Quiteria and George- Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2017

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2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Marianne Fassler Spring/Summer collection

So far this has been my best collection at the Johannesburg Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2017. A lot of work was put into giving this Marianne Fassler collection the effortless, edgy and vibrant look it has; from the hairstyles mainly tied up in a high bun to the statement accessories and flowing dresses. The dresses are… Continue reading 2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Marianne Fassler Spring/Summer collection

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La Perla x Kendal AW17 Campaign

Kendal Jenner has had a long standing collaboration with the Italian lingerie brand and has been the face of the brand since then. At the 2017 Met Gala this year, Kendal wore a 85,000 crystal encrusted sheer couture gown from La Perla, walked in its star-studded fall/winter 2017 runway show at New York fashion week… Continue reading La Perla x Kendal AW17 Campaign

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More from the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: AFI-Prive

One of the brands that showcased at the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Johannesburg, South Africa was AFI-Prive, an African luxury fashion brand. The collection featured flawless simple cuts in wraps, A-line dresses, crop tops, layered blouse, flattering pleated skirts and palazzo pants. The use of bold striking colors in dark blue, sunny yellow, white… Continue reading More from the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: AFI-Prive

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Fashion and Symbolism

 Taylor Swift's Reputation album is set to be released this November and her album cover has got everyone, especially fans theorizing. Taylor who recently released the name and cover of her sixth album, was the face of the album and was pictured eyes looking straight at the camera 🎥 and wearing a stitched sweater. However,… Continue reading Fashion and Symbolism

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The Kente Bikini Line

Jessica is just 19, yet she has set up UK's most in demand African print swimwear.   The line named Kente Bikini Line after the famed traditional Ghanaian kente fabric prints worn by royalty 👑, is sold as 100% swim proof. With a love for fashion influenced by her mother, the Computing and Management student… Continue reading The Kente Bikini Line

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Beach Cult at the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Johannesburg

At the Johannesburg Mercedes-Benz fashion week was Beach Cult, a collection from South Africa's resort wear designer, Johanna Hedley. For its summer collection, Joanna Hedley created a range of luxe swim wears; two piece swimsuits, one piece, bikinis featuring front and side cutouts, halter necks, strappy backs and sides, with very flattering bikini bottoms. The… Continue reading Beach Cult at the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Johannesburg

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2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Sello Medupe’s Scalo

Fashion that gets you excited and wanting more,  best describes Sello Medupe's summer collection at the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Johannesburg.   A collection of bright, soft pallettes in sheer, ruffles and breezy dresses were showcased by the African design brand. It's the intricate details given to each piece that sets each design apart… Continue reading 2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Sello Medupe’s Scalo

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Stars and Winners: the 2017 Glitz Style Awards

A yearly event to celebrate style and design, this year's Glitz Style Awards Ghana was spectacular. The event held last night at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotels in Accra, Ghana was held to celebrate style and provided a platform to showcase exquisite and personal style by the attendees. With Berla Mundi, Edem Fairre, Regina Van-Helvert, Eli… Continue reading Stars and Winners: the 2017 Glitz Style Awards

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Style Icon Watch 33: Ivanka Trump

My twin sister always says that name, affluence, luck, family power or 'who you know' is not the basis of judging one's success, although it can be its foundation but rather strength, hardwork, character and effort; because one can have all of the former and amount to nothing. Ivanka Trump is a business woman, a… Continue reading Style Icon Watch 33: Ivanka Trump

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Vlisco’s S3/2017 Lookbook

A leading fabric and textile brand in Africa, Vlisco has consistently released fabrics that are unique, colorful and contemporary.   In it's new collection, Vlisco plays with color showing us what each style looks like with the same fabric but in different colors. With the new S3/2017 Lookbook, the textile brand by releasing each fabric… Continue reading Vlisco’s S3/2017 Lookbook

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Stars of a Generation- Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn was one of Hollywood's strongest screen legends. She was a star 🌟through and through; an actress, model, a style influencer, a dancer 💃, humanitarian and motivated and still motivates a lot of people around the world. I was born the same year Audrey Hepburn died and I didn't really know her like most… Continue reading Stars of a Generation- Audrey Hepburn

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Salma Hayek on the Edit’s 2017 August 10 Issue

On fashion for curvier women, Salma says, "But I love the word, 'curvy'; it's artistic. It's a beautiful image, there is a flow to it". And when it came to the subject of change, she attributed her inspiration to Naomi Campbell; "she's always changing", she added. Salma is one lady, I have admired for a… Continue reading Salma Hayek on the Edit’s 2017 August 10 Issue