AUTUMN MOMENTS ~ FALLEN LEAVES ~ AWAKENING ROOTS

Autumn Moments ~ Falling Leaves ~ Awakening Roots.  Ever had the feeling like you needed a defibrillator to kickstart, or reawaken your life?  Well instead of something that requires your heart to stop before using it… try looking at your life from […]

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IS YOUR BOSS FROM HELL or MADE IN HEAVEN?

Whether you have a Boss from Hell or a Boss made in Heaven, we don’t get to choose our boss. They choose us.  The selection process is determined by the type of Boss you find,  and the type of employee the Boss […]

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SETTING GOALS NOT RESOLUTIONS

Looking back on goals I set for 2018, I did pretty well in achieving them, but it wasn’t so much setting goals than the steps taken to achieve them. Here’s how that rolled out: Create a Modest Fashion Retail space.  Brought an […]

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A SUITCASE STUFFED WITH DREAMS

The year started as every other does; a suitcase of routine and dreams:  meet the teachers, cover school books, last minute back to school shopping, and an eagerness to take on the new year. My eagerness got the better of me; I enrolled […]

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A DASH OF 80s INSPIRATION

Not sure if we were highly confused or just messed up.  In the 80s, I wore floral pants and stripe jerseys – no one complained – no one called the fashion police – fortunately NO ONE TOOK ANY PHOTOS.  I think most […]

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LIVING NINE LIVES IN ONE LIFETIME

ç At the age of 19, I recall my cv being read out during a Humanology course. The lecturer pointed out that; “This young lady has done more in her life than a 40-year-old.”  Now that I am 40 I’ve had to […]

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BEAUTY THAT’S HOMESPUN – PURE, MINIMALIST HANDCRAFTED

Homespun is an independent ethical skincare formulator offering luxury natural skincare and holistic products. I was introduced to this awesome brand on my visit to Workshop Modesty; a modest fashion boutique in Cape Town, South Africa.  I met Ilhaam, an agent of […]

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ON MY RADAR: DESERT COVE FASHION

Desert Cove Fashion from Dubai, UAE, is all about the hottest trends being hijabi-fied to suite the wants and needs of all women who wish to dress modestly, yet fashionably.   Designer Mosika Zeid took a few minutes to speak with me […]

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FINDING YOUR MOJO

Ever feel like you’re in a slum and can’t seem to get out of it.  Procrastinating rather than focusing on what requires urgent attention.  Well…. Let me tell you… you probably just lost your mojo. Mojo is that thing that keeps you […]

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MODEST FASHION CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION – AFRICA

On Tuesday 16 October 2018, the Africa chapter of the global Council of Modest Fashion (COMF) will debut at Africa Halal Week. In partnership with Wesgro, COMF intends to be at the forefront of conversations around the current and growing landscape of […]

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EXPECTED WEIGHT GAIN – 5 TO 10 KGs

I’m probably the typical yoyo dieter.  I move from balanced to un-balanced.  You may have noticed my weight fluctuating through the years. In 2015 I lost 16kgs in 4months.  It wasnt’ difficult and didn’t take a major amount of work either.  Just […]

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CONFIDENCE, COLOUR, COMFORT – THE CAUSE AND EFFECT OF THE 3C’s

We are too critical of ourselves when we look in the mirror. Why do we look in the mirror?  To see if we are pulled together properely? To see if the image before us is what we want to present to the […]

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