THRIFT HAUL……

At this point, it is safe to say that thrift shopping gives me a natural high. Goodness! that feeling you get when everything you hold is perfectly shipped for your wardrobe specifically ??  So, I decide to pair down my thrifted pieces together and give you an idea of how you can serve elegance on a budget. You will thank me later. Thrift shopping gets devastatingly addictive when you are in the middle of colourful heaps with vendors shouting all luring prices and you only realize how overboard you've gone when bus fare is all the money you have left☹☹ (it’s good to tag along a friend who will stop you at some point if she can). The one time the sun came out in this moody Nairobi weather, I decided to come out to play. Thought I'd put my favourite thrift picks for the week and tip you on price and the specific markets. Here’s what I found! Shorts @100/=  CBD.  I paid for the nude colour and the ruffle only White Tee @50/=   Gikomba. I was initially looking for a plain white t-shirt and instead I got the burger and Belt @50/= Koja. I convinced my sister to buy it, so I could STEAL it (obviously…

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POWER JUMPSUIT

I am here to send those Monday blues to the pigs and into the oceans. The big shift from college to corporate style can be a heck. In college, you get to go all the way in experimenting different  kinds styles but on this side where professionalism is vital, you must consider length, tightness, slit, fabric etc. In all honesty, it was a substantial change for me and the first 6 months were a nightmare. Sometimes I’d think I’m decent so to speak and it would cause wahala. Now I am more conscious and polishing my looks each time and there has been progress. My trick is making sure I get a few pieces that are official without having to layer much and that was the idea with this black number. We could go on and on about how jumpsuits are stylish, easy, flattering and all that stuff, but All I’ll say is that Jumpsuits are the real deal. It’s one piece that saves you the hustle of raiding and disorganizing an entire wardrobe trying to figure out which piece goes with What. Can we ignore how the idea of going for a pee in a jumpsuit is a nightmare ? and focus on how this is a win!?…

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