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I Can’t Believe I Spoke in Front of This Many People: Conquering Stage Fright

I remember it like it was yesterday. I was scheduled to give a presentation in front of my 4th grade class before Spring Break. All fifteen kids were assigned days and time slots. I saw my name on that big calendar and gulped hard. I proceeded to dread and get severe anxiety for every day leading up to my presentation. I had nightmares about it. I wanted school to blow up or to have a fire alarm so I could…

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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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Where to Go in Lagos: The Bridge Bar and Restaurant

So I’m in Lagos for GT Bank Fashion Weekend! Yesterday, I popped by the Bridge, a fun lounge, bar, and restaurant located in Lekki 1 (8 Wole Olateju street off Admiralty). After being blown away by the delicious food, drinks, and decor, I spoke to the owner, Tola Odunsi, who suggested I invite Fashion Bomb readers over for drinks. To which I said: Absolutely! Join me tonight for cocktails and copious coups of champagne. Now, what do I wear…? Images:…

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Claire’s Life: I’m Headed to Lagos for GT Bank Fashion Weekend!

Happy Election Day, folks! I just got back from Vegas for the Soul Train Awards (recap here), and I’m headed to Lagos, Nigeria tomorrow for GT Bank Fashion Weekend! I’ll be teaching a blogging masterclass and also moonlighting on panels with the likes of Sam Fine, Tracy Reese, and many more! We’re not flying Arik Air this time, but instead are hopping on a Virgin America flight that flies through London. Tomorrow our Creative Director and I will be settling…

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