Mom Crush Monday With Dakore Egbuson

Mom Crush Monday With Dakore Egbuson

Dakore Egbuson Akande is one of those actors whose character on screen engages you and keeps you in the flow of the movie till the end. Multi talented, as she also sings and has had stage performances with Tony Allen and Weird MC, she is also the first Amnesty International Ambassador. First she is Dakore, then a mum, wife, actress and set to own the world, her style which has evolved over the years but still speaks the same unique language of class and sass is exactly why i’m here. Without saying too much, i would leave the pictures to do the talking on why this screen diva makes the cut as #momcrush on this Monday.               If i don’t know a lot, one thing i do know is she has a love for gladiator sandals.   Peace, Love and More Sass Xoxo, Jay.  ...
In Her Closet, His Perspective Season2, Episode2- Meet Efemena Adabamu

In Her Closet, His Perspective Season2, Episode2- Meet Efemena Adabamu

This time Efemena Tommy Adabamu creates magic on the second episode in this season of In Her Closet. It’s the second interview where we get to see a man’s perspective of what her closet should be like and Efe Tommy as he is popularly known was spot on. RELATED POST: HIS PERSPECTIVE WITH MOSES EBITE OF MOASH STYLING Known for his man bags and his clean cut styles, Efe has been on the fashion scene for more than just a few years. He is a media personality, TV Presenter, Style enthusiast, Fashion Blogger among many other things. His outing at the New York Fashion Week 2016 was my first real encounter of his fashion statements, on to the Lagos Fashion and Design Week of the same year, where his street style on all 3 days made headlines in the fashion world. RELATED POST: LAGOS FASHION AND DESIGN WEEK 2016 From being in Dubai Design district, and a judge on the Miss Nigeria USA along side famous stylist, Ty Hunter and currently back in New York for the 2017 New York Fashion week, Efe has held the fashion world spell bound not leaving his man bags behind. This is one of those interviews that didn’t come so easy as he was in one event or job or the other almost all year. When he was finally able to send in his answers, he indeed created magic. Permit me to say, he is too much sauce. Enjoy!!! E INTERVIEW WITH EFE JAY: Being a media personality, fashion and style is something you’re obviously very passionate about. Describe your personal style in one word. EFE: Tailored JAY: Man bags...
#IssaThrow Back To My First Official Fashion Outing

#IssaThrow Back To My First Official Fashion Outing

Social media for me has been one of the best things in terms of networking and knowing a lot more about the fashion world generally. From Instagram to Pinterest, Twitter and even Facebook, the wealth of knowledge i have acquired is amazing. Being away from the fashion capital of the country would have slowed me down a lot but for the blessing of social media. I have wanted to attend the Lagos Fashion and Design Week for 4 years in a row and the distance just never made it work. But every Instagram post made me feel like i didn’t miss a thing. RELATED POST: LAGOS FASHION AND DESIGN WEEK Now that i moved to Port Harcourt, there has been more hope of having a lot more fashion related social hang outs and it didn’t take too long before the opportunity of one came by. I didn’t get to know about it until the day before when it popped up on my news feed.   Featuring the legendary artist and renowned photographer Kelechi Amadi Obi, who is also the Editor of Mania Magazine, Top wardrobe stylist Yummie Ogbebor and Ex-model cum Model Scout Bolajo Fawehinmi of FEW modelling agency, the Lagos Fashion and Design Week brought the Fashion Focus Talk to my city and i knew i wasn’t going to miss it for anything. It was my first opportunity to meet Yummie who is one stylist i fancy so much. RELATED: IN HER CLOSET WITH YUMMIE OGBEBOR Perfect timing, kids dropped off at summer school, i rushed to the venue for the 10.30 am program which didn’t start for another hour but...
Designer Focus – Avante Garde Footwear Designs That Are Jan Taminiau

Designer Focus – Avante Garde Footwear Designs That Are Jan Taminiau

When Beyonce dropped the 4 album back in 2011, she wore these outlandish shoes that mere mortals will only ever imagine for the album cover and campaign shoot. I stumbled upon the picture again recently and decided to find out more about the shoes. Turns out to be the creation of a dutch designer – JAN TAMINIAU. Taminiau is known for his love for traditional production techniques, antique materials, the search for the right shape and the penchant for aesthetics. His work has a refined, conceptual undertone yet never loses sight of the elegant, feminine and wearable form. I read in an article where he was quoted saying, “I create for the woman of my dreams, for her I produce my own fabrics, for her I discover new forms, techniques and research new materials. All to give women back the art of showing themselves, and thereby proving that romance, attraction, elegance and style still have an important role to play in today’s fashion.” See some more of his designs here     I can rock a few pairs here however avante garde they are. It’s no surprise Lady Gaga is big on this one. Would you invest in any of these? I think i will, just because #collections Peace, love and go gaga Xoxo Jay  ...
Woman Crush Wednesday – Bolanle Olukanni’s 90’s Inspired Party

Woman Crush Wednesday – Bolanle Olukanni’s 90’s Inspired Party

Bolanle Olukanni was one of my two favorite contestants for the Mo’s search competition on Ebony Life TV’s auditions for Co Hosts of the Moments With Mo program. It was the first time i heard anything about her and in four years of being on TV, becoming a compere, actress and over all a media personality, she has won my heart and that of many other people. What i love the most about her is her level of growth and the confidence she exudes. Fun loving yet reserved, full of laughter yet conservative but never afraid to tread new territories, she has made the world her own, leaving no stones unturned as it comes to her career. A Leo by birth, she had one of the most fun parties i had seen on social media in a while – #Bolanles90sjam Growing up in the 90’s myself, the decade of Aliyah, Da Brat, Foxy Brown and co, that was one party i would have loved to attend. It was a 90’s inspired themed party and the details that went into achieving it was a 100%. She’s that girl that can go from rachet looking to sexy and sultry and back to take home to mama in a switch. From a transformed body to a constantly upgraded closet , Bolanle is many shades beautiful. That party and the many times over the years that she has killed the fashion game on and off the red carpet plus her sass, wit and down to earth nature is why this stunner is my Woman Crush this Wednesday. All the cool kids came out to play, from Mimi Onalaja...
Momspiration Pt 3 – Gorgeous Actress Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama

Momspiration Pt 3 – Gorgeous Actress Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama

I think the first time i ever saw Somkele – Idhalama was a picture of her in an Andrea Iyama swim suit and i’m like “See that body”. Fast forward to when i saw her again in the series “Gidi Up” on Ndani TV and the way she interpreted her role as Yvonne the fashion designer got me hooked on the series. Because social media would always throw stuff in your face, i started to see her pop up everywhere till i hit the follow button on her Instagram profile one day and since then I’ve become a fan. From 93 Days to The Arbitration and then The Wedding Party, every role played was interpreted perfectly. She is a force to reckon with in Nollywood now and has bagged herself quite a number of recognizable awards. I most especially like the fact that she’s not in every screen play, you can tell that she carefully selects a good movie script before jumping at it. Her feisty but loving role as best friend and Maid of Honor to the bride in Ebony Life TV’s record breaking movie, The Wedding Party got my heart. You know those friends that will fight for you to the end even when it gets down to being physical?. She nailed it!!! Best part for me and why she is worthy of this momspiration post is that she’s a mummy. OMG, i almost choked when i saw a picture of her and her son and i’m like, “a baby came out of that body, howwwww???????” Somkele got married in 2014 and had a baby and her snap back...