Wednesday, April 23, 2014

School Style: Navy & Mustard...

ASOS Wiggle Dress (Love printed version HERE)
Forever 21 Skinny Belt (similar HERE)
H&M Ballet Flats (similar HERE)
MAC "Touch" Nude Lipstick (HERE)
How are you all doing? I am finally done with my finals and back with a new post. As I am typing this, I can barely keep my eyes open since I have been running on about 8 hours of sleep for the past 3 days. All I wanna do now is sleep for the next 24 hours...ha ha. Anyways, I wanted to share a school style post of what I wore last week when it was warmer outside. I paired a navy blue wiggle dress with a pair of cognac flats and completed the look with a skinny mustard colored belt. I will admit, the look is a bit polished for school but I was too darn excited to finally wear any else but jeans. I am off to spend some time with my bed, talk to y'all later.
Thank you so much for stopping by and enjoy the rest of your week...:)

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Birthday Outfit 2: Neon Peplum Hem...

'Happy Wednesday Lovelies!
ASOS Top with Off Shoulder (HERE)
ASOS Pencil Skirt with Peplum Hem (HERE)
H&M Printed Clutch (super old)
Shoemint "Eileen" Ankle Strap Sandals (HERE)
MAC "Flat Out Fabulous" Lipstick (HERE)
How is your week going so far? Mine has been super busy and since I have finals next week, I am taking a week of blogging to focus on my finals. So I won't have a new post till next Wednesday or Thursday. Hope y'all understand. and I am super duper excited to dedicate all the rest of my Spring/Summer to this blog. Like I promised, this was outfit was what I wore for my birthday dinner last Friday. The whole look was inspired by this gorgeous peplum hem skirt from ASOS. The bold neon color plus the feminine hem just screams my name. The skirt itself is such a statement therefore I paired it with a plain black off shoulder top, added a statement earrings, printed clutch and a pair of black sandals. This skirt is definitely one of my staple pieces for the summer so you will surely be seeing more of it on my blog.
Thank you so much for stopping by and enjoy the rest of your week.
Photos taken by Sadiq O.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Birthday Outfit 1: Colorful School Style...

Happy New Week Lovelies!
Justfab "The Easy Jacket" (HERE)
H&M Cotton Shirt (similar HERE)
L'Amour Nanette Lepore Printed Jeggings (HERE)
Converse High-top Sneakers (HERE)
MAC "Pink Poodle" Lipglass (HERE)
How are y'all doing? Hope you had a wonderful week, I sure did. Since my birthday was on a Friday, I still had classes and had to go to school. In fact I even had a Chemistry exam that morning which totally sucked cos I had to spend all night studying for it. Honestly this past couple of weeks, I haven't been really caring about what I wore to school since its been so busy and stressful. That's also why I have not done any school style posts lately. So, for my birthday I definitely wanted to get off my funk and luckily this gorgeous printed multi-colored pants came to the rescue. It's from the Nanette Lepore "L'Amour" collection at Jcpenney. I pick it up a couple of weeks ago for  about $15 with a discount code. It's like the perfect statement pants for a bold spring/summer look. With the bold multi-colored prints, I made it the statement piece and paired it with a simple white shirt and my favorite high-top sneakers. I completed the look with a flirty faux leather jacket from Justfab. Seriously one of my favorite jackets, it just goes with everything and works perfectly with my spring transitions outfits. I will be posting what I wore for my birthday dinner later this week, stay tuned...:)
Thank you so much for stopping by and have a blessed week!

Friday, April 11, 2014

It's My 21st Birthday!

Happy Friday Lovelies!
Today is my birthday, Oh God! I feel so old. Thank God for making me see another year on this earth. I have got a busy day ahead and a special birthday gift (a Chemistry exam) if I can call it that without rolling my eyes. But I thought I should share a bit of myself on this special day. So check out 21 random facts about me below and I will see you all with my birthday outfits next week.
 Have a wonderful day, I will try to even though it will be a hectic day.

21 Random Facts about me:

  • I was born April 11th exactly 21 years ago in a town called Sagamu, Ogun State Nigeria.
  • I started school when I was just over a year old in Nigeria, we tend to start school early over there.
  • I moved to the United Stated when I was 15 years and was placed in 11th grade. I graduated High School at the age of 17.
  • If I could eat a meal everyday for the rest of my life, it will definitely be Rice (white or jollof). Other than rice, my favorite cuisine is seafood.
  • I am very introverted and used to be very shy. I am still kinda shy but thanks to my blogging I have more confidence in myself.
  • My favorite colors are Purple and Yellow.
  • My bestfriend is my mom, she is my everything and definitely someone I could always confide in. 
  • I was born a muslim, hence my name Raliat but I converted to Christianity about 9 years ago.
  • I didn't start driving till I was 20 years, yup! just last year. I also got my first car at the age of 20, her name is Emerald and she is a Toyota Corolla that I still drive till date.
  • I love fashion but I have a special  relationship with shoes, I think I have about 100 in my collection. Don't judge I have been collecting for over 5 years...ha ha
  • I am studying Chemistry in College
  • I got my first job at the age of 17 and I have been working since then. Currently I have 2 jobs, one for my savings and one to spend...ha ha.
  • I have not dated or had a boyfriend since my senior year in highschool so about 4 years ago. I just don't have time to date plus it's not really my priority at the moment but if the right person comes along I might reconsider...lol. 
  • I am Yoruba by culture and I speak my yoruba language fluently. I am also adequate in speaking French and Spanish.
  • I love reading, I would rather read a novel than go out. I read about 3-4 novels a week unless I have exams.
  • I am probably one of the few who has not done any form of underage drinking. I tend to follow rules and regulations. Hmmm so I might have my 1st cocktail tonight.
  • I hate loud noises and parties. I went clubbing once when I was a Freshman in college and I have not been there since then. Just not my scene.
  •  I am such a planner, I literally plan every single thing in my life. 
  • I never wore full makeup until last summer. I only used to wear lipgloss but now with the help of several Youtube tutorials I can do a full blown and flawless makeup on myself. 
  • I started wearing corrective lens at the age of 11 yet rarely will you see me wearing my glasses. I don't like them so I think I might try contacts but as of now I am as blind as a bat in long distances.
  • My favorite movies to watch are comedies, I absolutely love anything that makes me laugh. You will probably never catch me dead watching an Action, Horror or Violence movie I get really terrified of those kinds of movies.
Thanks so much for stopping, hopefully you have learnt one or two things about me...:)

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Olivia Pope Inspired...

Happy Wednesday Lovelies!
H&M Fitted Coat (HERE)
Forever 21 Shirt (similar HERE)
H&M Slim-fit Pants (HERE)
Justfab "Midtown" Bag (HERE)
Report Signature "Murphy" Pumps (HERE)
MAC "Touch" Lipstick (HERE)
How are you all doing? Hopefully you all are doing better than I am, I am so tired of studying and obviously sleep deprived. I am literally so over this week already, I just want it to be the weekend already. As soon as I saw this coat at H&M, it reminded me of the lead character in one of my favorite shows: Scandal. I am pretty sure you know who Olivia Pope is, if you don't get on Netflix and watch Scandal ASAP. Olivia Pope is played by the beautiful Kerry Washington and I absolutely love her character's style. Her style is very classic, subtle and chic. She is known for her fabulous coats and muted color palette of white, gray, beige, cream and black. I was inspired to do a look based on Olivia Pope's style after getting this beautiful H&M coat. I paired the coat with a pair of pale pink pants and crisp white shirt. I added a white bag and leopard print pumps to complete the look. Let me know what you think of my take on Olivia Pope's style and I cannot wait for Scandal Thursday tomorrow...lol.
Thank you so much for stopping by and enjoy the rest of your week!

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