How to style your white floral belted Kimono dress in Summer

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Hello beauties,

Believe me when I say this simple yet fabulous floral kimono dress has been on heavy rotation this Spring. I mean it’s very comfortable, easy to throw on, and stylish. A woman can’t ask for more, especially a busy woman on the go like myself! 😉  I own a lot of simple kimono dresses, but this one has become one of my most favorite this season for a few other reasons than the ones I mentioned earlier. The garden floral print is subtle and classy, which means it’s not overpowering and can be worn almost anywhere. The embroidering on the sleeves are unique and give that Feng shui or Japanese garden vibes. The fit is oversized which I personally love, because of how breathable and comfortable it feels, but I like that the dress came with a beautiful canva belt, which gives you a few different options to style this dress. Because the color is a pretty simple black and white, I opted for some pretty, fun, and colorful accessories… and voila! Summer, here I come! 🙂

In today’s post I made sure to leave you guys with two different beautiful ways you can style this dress. Both styling are perfect for Spring and Summer and are giving me that rich auntie vibe… If you know what I mean? lol

What do you guys think of this dress? Which styling is up your alley!

Off I go.

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Dress: HERE | Shoes: HERE | Sunglasses: HERE | Bag:  HERE| or HERE | Scarf: Similar HERE or HERE

As always, Thank you for stopping by and have a beautiful day!

XOXO,

Edwige

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How to style your short set in Spring and Summer

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Hello beauties,

Happy new week and Happy Memorial Day. I hope you’re having a great long weekend. I’m enjoying mine; and today, I’m taking time to practice a little bit of self-care and rest.

May has been insanely busy for me, and full of blessings and opportunities. It has brought clarity on certain things. I let go and let God, moved from some perspective and let God guide me toward a higher expression of myself.
I’m grateful for epiphanies, opportunities, healing, reminders, nudges, signs… and I pray that I continuously receive them.
This is me thanking God publicly for all He has done for me privately.

Today’s look is about this short suit set I have styled in two slightly different ways in this post. Sometimes, I love giving options by sharing versatile ways to style a piece. This striped short suit is a classic that will never go out of style. I wanted to create a stylish and fun look around this suit, so I went for a bright casual Tee underneath and some fun edgy jeweled gladiators. The shoes complimented the suit well and give the outfit a unique feel. The bright mustard t-shirt was a nice contrast to the black and the color combination is perfect for a Spring or Summer look.

The two-tone trench coat was another beautiful addition to this look and creates a beautiful mix and match combination. Both options are totally up my alley; and make a great classy, stylish, and fun look.

Would you wear this short suit? Which option do you prefer?

Off I go!

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Thank you for visiting and have a great month!

Love & Light,

Edwige

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Supporting black designers | Wearing Nadiaka and DaKarol Creation

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Happy Friday, Beauties!

I hope you guys are having a great day. It’s been a busy and productive week on my side, and I’m grateful for that. This weekend, I’m heading to the Twin Cities Auto, and I will be sharing some behind the scenes on my Insta stories; so if you are not following me there, head over now and let’s be friend 🙂

In today’s post I’m wearing two of my favorite black designers, both living in Togo, West Africa. I have featured both designers on the blog in the past, and I even shared a Fall/Winter-inspired style wearing this exact dress from Nadiaka. Today’s style is more of a Spring or Summer look inspired by this ethnic maxi dress. My necklace and earrings set and the red Ankara oval clutch are from DaKrol Creation. This is a a simple and elegant combination that will be perfect for a multicultural gathering, church or pretty much anywhere you choose to wear it to.
What do you think of this outfit? Would you wear it?
check out these amazing designers and get yourself some of their beautiful pieces.

Off I go!

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As always, thank you for visiting and have a marvelous day!

XOXO,

Edwige

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Mind the business that pays you | Wearing all green everything

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“The hardest part about the business is minding your own.” – Drake

A lot of people are side-tracked because they go through life “rubbernecking”. – They are overly concerned about what other people have going on in their life whether it’s good or bad… but how is that serving you?

I pride myself for developing one of the most lucrative skills, which is how to stay focused on my own dreams, goals, and aspirations and most importantly leaving other people’s affairs to them. After all, how is that serving me?

Sometimes, we get so fixated on other people, and we end up missing the beauty and the blessings that are apparent in our own lives.

Today, I encourage you to take a moment to breathe in deeply, and to be grateful for all that you have. What the others have, what they look like, or their success  is none of our business. Be grateful for who you are and what you have, and then ask for what you want, need, and deserve. Gratitude is a magnet for miracles.

Now onto this fabulous outfit that I shot a while back, when the weather called for turtlenecks and Winter fashion accessories such us this faux-fur scarf. We have been seeing a lot of monochromatic looks, but not often do we see bold ones. I love every piece in this outfit, and putting them together turned out to be fabulous, and I’m here for it. What do you think?

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Top: (Zara) Similar: HERE and HERE | Pants: (Amazon. Also seen HERE in black). Similar: HERE and HERE | Scarf: (Amazon): HERE. Similar: HERE  Shoes: (Asos) Similar: HERE and HERE 

As always, thank you for visiting my blog. 

XOXO, 

Edwige 

 

 

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Happy Mother’s Day| Twinning with my daughter in l’Effet Glamour’s Elasticity Ankara Dress

Happy Mother’s Day, Beauties,

You may not know this, but today’s also my daughter’s birthday! It’s been sixteen years since I became a mother for the very first time; and it’s truly a blessing to celebrate my daughter’s birthday and Mother’s Day on the same day!

My daughter and I took these pictures a while back for my online boutique and since I have never shared them on the blog, I thought today would be a great occasion to do so.

My daughter has been helping a lot lately with my business, and I’m proud to stand beside her, as her mom, but also as her life teacher, and her mentor. It’s truly important for me that she learns all the ropes to success in every way possible and for me, helping and following me closely in my entrepreneurship journey is not only an opportunity to teach her, but it’s also a blessing to have her part of my team. They say teach them young, and as straight A students and rising athlete I’m proud to be raising a beautiful, smart, multi-talented, kind, and hardworking lady that is setting great examples to her younger sisters!

I have many great memories with my daughters and I cherish each one of them. The recent celebratory moment we had together was my oldest daughter’s (who’s birthday is today) sweet sixteen Party and it was just pure magic seeing the happiness and joy on their faces. My family is truly blessed with beautiful and kind daughters, and I’m the most grateful mother on earth.

Cheers to my daughter on this special day for abundant blessings and happiness and happy Mother’s Day to us moms, mom figures, and mothers-to be; and to those longing to be mothers or parents, may your prayers be answered.

Shop our dress: HERE and use code: “MOTHER’SDAY” for 40%off your entire order.
Love and Light,

Edwige



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