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Marrakshi Life – The sustainable fashion brand from North Africa.

Marrakshi Life clothing are hand-woven by a team of local artisans for the Marrakech Attelier using Morrocan traditional weaving processes. Dedicated to building a brand that is eco conscious and sustainable, the North African fashion brand upcycles its materials and uses made-to-order techniques to reduce waste. For this post, I selected outfits from two different… Continue reading Marrakshi Life – The sustainable fashion brand from North Africa.

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I see my way as birds their trackless way.I shall arrive! what time, what circuit first,I ask not: but unless God send his hailOr blinding fireballs, sleet, or stifling snow,In some time, his good time, I shall arrive:He guides me and the bird. โ€” Robert Browning. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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The weakest among us has a gift,however seemingly trivial, which ispeculiar to him, and which worthilyused, will be a gift to his race forever. โ€” John Ruskin. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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Pointless Overthinking

Pointless Overthinking The past few months and days leading up to this day has been spent checking scores, wondering if I measure up, searching for excuses that cover my perceived failures and fearing for the future.I have written posts before this one, promised close friends who have wondered about my writer's block (that's what I… Continue reading Pointless Overthinking

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Have not I commanded thee? Be strongand of good courage; be not afraid, neitherbe dismayed: for the Lord thy God is withthee whithersoever thou goest. โ€” Joshua 1:9. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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Hijab + Hat: A trend We Are Incorporating Into Our Style This Year

For some strange weather knows best reasons, we are not having the usual windy, cold harmattan in Nigeria this year. It is hot and dry. For the fashion conscious who prepared scarfs to protect the hair from the windy cold season and have hats for the sun's intense heat come February, it is not all… Continue reading Hijab + Hat: A trend We Are Incorporating Into Our Style This Year

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Dressing Up And Showing Off

This is the third week of 2021, how are you showing up to work. A lot of people say that 2020 took us unawares, I agree. I think 2021 is the year we take our power back. Why not through powerful, eye turning clothing? LN-Family is a clothing brand based in Moscow, Russia. Their line… Continue reading Dressing Up And Showing Off

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Every species on the planet is unique, special and deserving of our respect. โ€” Paul Nicklen. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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The Fashion Cover No One Is Raving About

Essence Magazine's newly released fashion cover for its January/February Edit features Rihanna. The fashion and beauty entrepreneur pays tribute to modern day glamour and vintage beauty in this Edit. The cover art was done by artist and illustrator Lorna Simpson. Set for release on newsstands on the 19th of this month, the looks are stunning… Continue reading The Fashion Cover No One Is Raving About

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No. 187

No. 187 Turban Tutorial is at it's 187th tutorial and over 50,000 anticipating followers. Blogger Aisha Hassan's turban tutorials, lifestyle and fashion posts are creative and crafty. The 187th tutorial is a short video and shows the endless possibilities to using a scarf. And like Aisha says, you can use pretty much any scarf to… Continue reading No. 187

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Have thy soul feel the universal breathWith which all natureโ€™s quick, and learn to beSharer in all that thou dost touch or see;Break from thy bodyโ€™s grasp thy spiritโ€™s trance;Give thy soul air, thy faculties expanse;Love, joy, even sorrow,โ€”yield thyself to all!They make thy freedom, groveling, not thy thrall.Knock off the shackles which thy spirit… Continue reading Thoughts ๐Ÿ’ญ

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Handmade by Hayden teaches ‘How To Make Earrings From Clay’

This is a cool diy video that I hope you enjoy. https://videopress.com/v/5eCIX3Ak?preloadContent=metadata

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LA Jeweler Lili Claspe Earrings Are Worth The Look

At the later part of 2020, I saw a photo on Instagram that inspired me to have a second piercing.Lol, the journey was exhilarating, painful and beautiful. I read I will have to wear a single set of earrings for at least six months; I can't wait to change up after the six months. I… Continue reading LA Jeweler Lili Claspe Earrings Are Worth The Look

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and here you are livingdespite it all. --rupi kaur. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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IVร“ Market Place

IVร“ Market Place Ivรณ Market Place launched this year, on 02.01.21. The new online retail and shopping store also released a new collection on the same day, the V Capsule collection. Ivรณ Market Place is affiliated with IVร“, a luxury African textile brand located in Abuja, Nigeria. The store is designed to showcase collections and… Continue reading IVร“ Market Place

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Spring/Summer 2021 Collection: Chimmy & Co.

Chimmy & Co's 2021 Spring/Summer Collection has the strappings of a soon to be celebrity favorite. The fast rising ethical fashion brand is carving its way into the 'hit fashion brand' list in Nigeria. Its latest offering, a collection of bold colors and lavish design details are upbeat and stylish, details that define modern day… Continue reading Spring/Summer 2021 Collection: Chimmy & Co.

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All I have teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen. โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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You are a Queen

You don't have to get your groove back on, because guess what? You never lost it. https://videopress.com/v/Mhk9hJt2?preloadContent=metadata This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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Fidelity in small things is at the base of every great achievement. We too often forget this and yet no truth needs more to be kept in mind particularly in the troubled eras of history and in the crises of individual life. In shipwreck a splintered beam, an oar, any scrap of wreckage saves us.… Continue reading Thoughts ๐Ÿ’ญ

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Fashion Illustrators in Africa.

A few weeks ago, Fashion Illustration Africa organized its first Runway Illustration Challenge. It gave us the chance to see the many fashion illustration talents from all parts of Africa. The illustrations were wild, incredible and unique. What I love about illustrations is how there are so many different ways to contort the muse and… Continue reading Fashion Illustrators in Africa.

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Your impact on other people is bigger than youthink. Someone still giggles when they think ofthat funny thing you said. Someone still smileswhen they think of that compliment you gavethem. Someone silently admires you. Theadvice you give has made a difference forpeople. The support and love you've offeredothers has made someone's day. Your input andopinions… Continue reading Thoughts ๐Ÿ’ญ

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Holiday Craft: Urban Chic Knitted Sweater

Holiday Craft: Urban Chic Knitted Sweater I have always admired and wanted one of these. Extra large, chunky, warm and in white or cream color. Since I have no idea where I can buy one here in Nigeria, I have thought about making one for myself.These step by step guide on creating the perfect pattern… Continue reading Holiday Craft: Urban Chic Knitted Sweater

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We rise by things that are beneath our feet,By what we have mastered by good and gain,By the pride deposed and passion slain,And the vanquished ills that we hourly meet. โ€” J.G. Holland. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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Banke Kuku Feather Pouch Bags

"Our Nigerian heritage is at the heart of all we do" - Banke Kuku Indeed, the African designer's lounge wear collection made from satin is infused with African motifs and design that add rich elegance to the collection. The Banke Kuku pouch bags are also inspired by Nigerian designs and fabrics. The Banke Kuku pouch… Continue reading Banke Kuku Feather Pouch Bags

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Walking in the Street – Dolce and Gabbana

"Walking in the Street" is a first of a series of fashion digital shows by luxury Italian brand Dolce and Gabbana. Hailed as a showcase of urban and relaxed casual style, the show is inspired by the Dolce and Gabbana DNA and '90s style. Featuring embellished and monogrammed blazers, boyfriend jeans and shorts, tees, paired… Continue reading Walking in the Street – Dolce and Gabbana

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To Heal AWound YouNeed To StopTouching It. Pinterest Quotes. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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BOCA MAGIC by Scqueeze is a breath of fresh air.

I discovered Scqueeze by Sheye Oladejo this year. At the time, there was no collection to write about but their existing pieces and separates were worth the buzz (still is). The new collection BOCA Magic brings to the forefront, the exceptional creativity and attention to detail that makes the brand a sought after fashion staple.… Continue reading BOCA MAGIC by Scqueeze is a breath of fresh air.

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The Color Block Edit by Dolce and Gabbana.

The Color Block Edit by Dolce and Gabbana.These bags are Dolce and Gabbana's offerings this season. The DGDevotion Bag, DGSicily Bag, and the DGGirls Bag all designed to be chic, trendy and multifunctional. The bags come in beige, black, red, brown, blue, pink, orange and even has cute mini bags. The bags are made with… Continue reading The Color Block Edit by Dolce and Gabbana.

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Focus.Take up space.Never stutter.Laugh louder.Stand up taller.Maximise everything. --@fafabo. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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Have you ever considered wearing white shoes

Have you ever considered wearing white shoes? For my readers outside Nigeria (away), you probably have dust free roads. Here in Nigeria, I won't wear white shoes because of the dust and bad roads, also the cleaning and maintenance no be here. Lately I have been considering shoes and I am willing to take the… Continue reading Have you ever considered wearing white shoes

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Lagos Fashion Week 2020 has been postponed

Lagos Fashion Week has announced that the 2020 fashion event has been postponed. The decision to postpone the highly anticipated fashion event was taken in light of the recent events that happened in Nigeria last week. In a statement released on its official Instagram page, Lagos Fashion Week condoles with the Nigerian youth, especially families… Continue reading Lagos Fashion Week 2020 has been postponed

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O youth whose hope is high,Who doth to truth aspire,Whether thou live or die,O look not back nor tire. Thou that art bold to flyThrough tempest, flood and fire,Nor dost not shrink to tryThy heart in torments direโ€” thou canst Death defy,If thy faith is entire,Press onward, for thine eyeShall see thy heartโ€™s desire. โ€”… Continue reading Thoughts ๐Ÿ’ญ

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Heineken Lagos Fashion Week 2020

The official Instagram page of Lagos Fashion Week has been promoting its upcoming fashion week.Slated for October 29th to November 1st 2020, the event is themed Africa: Shaping Fashion's Future. It also marks the 10th Anniversary of the Lagos Fashion Week. @lagosfashionweekofficial has been sharing snippets of what to expect from African fashion designers this… Continue reading Heineken Lagos Fashion Week 2020

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He werenโ€™t no saint; them engineersIs pretty much alikeโ€”One wife in Natchez-under-the-Hill,Another one here in Pike;A keerless man in his talk was Jim,And an awkward hand in a row,But he never flunked, and he never liedโ€”I reckon he never knowed how. โ€” John Hay. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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Imitation of Mink – A Showcase of Elizabeth Head’s Originals.

The short movie clip begins with the lead female character Louisa May Foster, stepping out of a 1963 Cadillac Sedan Deville in a fitted feather trim off-shoulder orange gown. Starring Shirley MacLaine, Dick van Dyke, Paul Newman and Gene Kelly, Imitation of Pink is a cut from the 1964 movie, What a Way to Go!… Continue reading Imitation of Mink – A Showcase of Elizabeth Head’s Originals.

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Everything falls into place.Even you. lonely.penguin This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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Atafo Brings Gingham Magic To Its HighSchool Nostalgia SS20 Collection

  One of my fond memories of growing up is the spick and span line of students wearing neatly pressed white and pink Gingham check uniforms and standing in for the day's morning assembly. With Atafo's HighSchool Nostalgia we get to relive our childhood memories but with the extra flair, glamour and unrestricted styling that… Continue reading Atafo Brings Gingham Magic To Its HighSchool Nostalgia SS20 Collection

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Owning Plus Size: Style Inspo From AboutThatCurvyLife

Anyone who follows #AboutThatCurvyLife on Instagram knows that the page is all about the best fashion and style by plus-sized for plus sized. From how to strut bikinis in confidence, to the most glam color block inspirations, to sexy negligee ideas, to suiting up in corporate wear and more, the page has no shortfall. Here… Continue reading Owning Plus Size: Style Inspo From AboutThatCurvyLife

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And what is it about loving each other unconditionally that scares us so much? โ€”Rev. Carlton Pearson. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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Scqueeze by Sheye Oladejo is your best bet for fantabulous fashion

SCQUEEZE is a subsidiary contemporary women's wear label of the Sheye Oladejo fashion brand. The brand has a PhD in creating flattering clothing for every woman. From dress down styles to sophisticated pieces, each Scqueeze piece comes with a slay factor. Below are some of the brand's fastest selling pieces.

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Fashion Finds: Cobbler Care Nigeria

We don't usually talk about care and maintenance for what we wear. New releases, trends make headlines in fashion, repair and maintenance not so much. Cobblercare.ng is our fashion find today. Dedicated to help you preserve your favorite fashion items, promote recycling in fashion and encourage saving, the Lagos based Nigerian cobbler service provides the… Continue reading Fashion Finds: Cobbler Care Nigeria

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If it comes, let it If it goes, let it Don't be attached and you'll find PEACE. โ€”neat. This image does not belong to Belijose's Fashion Hauz.

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Pre-Fall 2020 Oscar De La Renta

Oscar de la Renta's Pre-Fall 2020 Collection is a mixture of vintage classics and bold modern styles. From simple floral dresses to well-suited coeds complete with bows and flattering cold shoulders to dreamy white wedding gowns, Oscar de la Renta's Pre-Fall 2020 Collection is a discovery. My favorite is the bag collection.  

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Have you heard of PayPorte’s ongoing Orange Sales?

You can but a clothing for as low as a thousand Naira on PayPorte's Orange Sales. The sales began on the 7th of this month to end on the 15th of August 2020. PayPorte is offering amazing buys at the sales, dresses, pants, tops, blouses, day wear, evening wear and more. The hash tag is… Continue reading Have you heard of PayPorte’s ongoing Orange Sales?

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Protecting and Caring for your Latex Clothing

Early this year, Kim Kardashian West shared a video of her squeezing into a caramel colored latex pant. For that look she went all 'latex' pairing the pants with a turtleneck and wrap blazer. The video was hilarious but for some of us who haven't worn latex, it gave us room for some thoughts. Beyoncรฉ's… Continue reading Protecting and Caring for your Latex Clothing

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I have learned, as days have passed me, Fretting never lifts the load; And worry, much or little, Never smooths an irksome road; For do you know that somehow, always, Doors are opened, ways are made; When we work and live in patience Under all the cross thatโ€™s laid. โ€” Unknown. This image does not… Continue reading Thoughts ๐Ÿ’ญ