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This is 40: 5 Reflections on Love and Life in Nigerian Designer Tope FNR Crystal Mesh Dress, Flaunt ALT Earrings, and Jennifer Le Glaciar Pumps

So on January 12th, I celebrated my 40th Birthday!!! Celebrating a milestone birthday during Quarantine is not ideal, but I felt allll the love through my phone!! I had a wonderful day full of flowers and gifts, topped off by a birthday dinner (outside) with some of my oldest friends. I am headed somewhere warm tomorrow to continue the celebration! As I reflect on my FORTY YEARS ON THIS EARTH (OMG), I have 5 lessons I’ve learned that I’d love…

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The Bomb Life x DZRPT TV: Interviewing Nigerian Bombshell Toke Makinwa about Love, Loss, and Her Book Becoming

Happy Tuesday! While I was in Nigeria, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing radio personality and social media superstar Toke Makinwa, in a special partnership with DZRPT TV: With 978K followers on Instagram, Toke is one of the hottest Bombshells in Lagos (many people I spoke to likened her to the Nigerian Kim Kardashian). She recently published a book called ‘Becoming’ which talks about her journey, and her struggles in dealing with a very public break up with a…

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Claire’s LIfe + On the Scene: Cocktails with Claire Lagos at the Bridge in Lekki

So I have quite a few Lagos posts to upload (just two or three more!). While in Naija, I decided to throw an impromptu Cocktails with Claire at the Bridge, a bar and restaurant located at 8 Wole Olateju Street in Lekki Phase 1. Lots of familiar faces popped by, including Zina Anumudu, Jennifer Obayuwana, Efe Tommy, Taje Prest, and of course the Bridge owner Tola Odunsi. We sipped Moet all night long, listened to tunes, and had a good…

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Lagos Style Diary Day 1: A Pop by Polo Luxury and #GTBankFashionWeekend

Happy Tuesday, everyone! I just touched down back in NYC from Lagos, and let me tell you: it was a whirlwind trip! Because I was only there for a few days, I tried to pack in as much fun, fashion, and fabulosity as I could. It seems almost overwhelming to write down all I did (and I’m drowning in emails, guys), but as with everything: you start at the beginning, and at the end, stop. I have about an hour…

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