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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Africa Fashion week Stockholm - day 2 - Love and Diversity

Oh gosh. I feel like I failed you to keep you posted. The second day of the fashion show was super hectic and to make things better I got my period. But dont worry, it didn't slow me down. On the contrary!  So the fashion was amazing the theme for the whole show was "Love and Diversity" and it definitely showed through out the whole evening. I mean Sweden is a country with a lot of diversity. But most events in general do not reflect the population. In other words  regular places like teaters, fashion events, and most events in general are very white. As a young female of color I usually feel like the elephant in the room. But this event was so colorful and balanced. It was well mixed and I felt like every one was included and represented even though the event was called Africa Fashion Week Stockholm. I think it is nice that Aysha, the mind behind Africa Fashion Week Stockholm, decided to change the name of the event for next year. So, the name on everybody's lips next year is going to be "LeNoir Creative Week Stockholm" instead and I love it. I think that is a super clever move and I cannot wait to be more involved in the process for next year. 

One of the moments that Im very exited to tell you about is what happened during the first day at the VIP dinner. So, what had happened was is that I was approached by the camera group and the minds behind VivaAfrique Show, they asked me if I could worked the red carpet the next day. That is, in other words to interview some key people at the red carpet that attended the fashion show. At first I t was very nervous and little bit scared to be honest. But it went MORE then well. And I had so much fun  interacting with the guess. I might just be a natural interviewer as the they say.. But girls and boys that is it for this time. I thought that it I would be ok not to share everything with you now. So today Im just showing you some highlights. I think it would be cool to lift my favorite designers from the show in a separate post. So, please stay tuned!

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Friday, October 2, 2015

Africa Fashion Week Stockholm - VIP Dinner (Day 1 )

 All photos are: by me and Betlehem 
Oh I had so much fun at the VIP dinner. I met a lot of new people and Im so looking forward to start new collaborations and new friendships. I was so happy to have my business cards in hand. I felt super professional. Hehe. I think this was such a great event and I cannot wait for day 2. One of the designers that Im mostly looking forward is Stephen Arthur but Im also exited to get to know more designers. 
But what do you think about my outfit? 

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Thursday, October 1, 2015

On my way to Africa Fashion Week Stockholm

 Polo sweater:Gina tricot, Knee high boots H&M 
Photos by:me 

I know the title couldn't be any clearer! Im extremely exited. At the moment Im waiting for my friend B she is a little bit late like always. But I don't mind. Our train lives in a while so there is no rush. Tonight I'm going to a VIP dinner. It feels so fancy and unreal and I cannot to show you my killer dress. Im going to try to blog as much as possible this an even that I really want to share with you all my darlings, 

Alright, Talk to you soon and take care.

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Sunday, September 27, 2015

Walked when I shoulda run

Heels Nelly, the rest is from H&M 
Photos by: Me

Walked when I soulda run 

Ran when I shoulda walked 
And don't I know it.

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