AFRICAN SAFARI GIRL; The ultimate gamedrive style guide

I have always been a dining over clubbing, wildlife over malls and so on Kind of girl. Lucky for me, Kenya is a wildlife country, we are home to the most sought after national parks and Reserves. I waste no time whenever there’s a chance to be in the wild. For all wildlife enthusiasts planning to do a game drive in Kenya, or anywhere in Africa and don’t know what to pack , cancel outfits of your problems list because Edgy M is about to fix that. My game drive wardrobe consists of neutrals, soft textures, minimum prints and pattern, hats, and comfortable shoes. With this in mind, I have put together looks to inspire anyone thinking of going for a game drive or anyone about to go nuts sitting on a heap of clothes undecided on what to pack. Please bear in mind, game drives involve muddy, bumpy and dusty roads. Imagine such a situation in tight jeans or shorts, the sweat, the friction and all sorts of discomfort. So all the inspired looks involve khakis and other comfortable fabrics as well as fairly loose fittings.Now that we have talked of color pallet and texture, lets address the specifics. Shirts, dresses trousers and shorts are a pass. Game…

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BECOMING WOMAN…

Growing to adulthood with no idea of the walls she had to bring down to fully live her purpose. The older we get, the more we limit ourselves. We know ourselves best – our strengths and our weaknesses – what we’re capable of and certainly what we’re incapable of. But the only limitations that exist are the ones we impose on ourselves. I never thought I'd make it through Uni let alone graduate and land a job or have a platform to inspire. I have never been a significant risk taker. What I have been, is someone who follows rules, fall into the conventional, seeks to make others happy, and searches for security. This is how I was raised. Raised in the typical African society, you are expected to maintain the image of the family to the society and become confined to what everyone else thinks is suitable for you. I know now that all of that is bullshit.  I’ve made more decisions that weigh heavier on the reckless side. All of which brought me more joy. How I got to this point? Admitting that I was becoming a millennial woman and embracing it. I began to love my scars, embraced my flaws and constantly silence the inner negative…

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