April 10, 2015 Jameela 2Comment

You are attending MotionBall 2015 this year and you know the theme is SHINE. If you are anything like me, you still don’t have an outfit! Don’t fret. Here are three outfits that you can pick up locally and make you stand out from the crowd.… Read More

February 10, 2015 Jameela

Oh You #Schmancy?

I saw a dress on Pinterest and I was convinced it would be perfect for Schmancy. I figured it was the perfect mix of sexy, fun, and elegant. In order to replicate this dress in my own image I went to the market in Accra and picked out a batik Adinkra stamped red cloth.… Read More

November 12, 2014 Jameela

I am always on the hunt for something interesting to do in my city. These days it is getting easier and easier to find cultured activities to participate in.

What is Say Word or Spoken Word for That Matter?

Say Word  is a spoken word event that brings together people of diverse backgrounds to celebrate and be educated using a powerful art form.… Read More

October 23, 2014 Jameela

This was the second Obsidian awards that I attended. I was really happy to volunteer with this organization.

About the Obsidian Awards

The Obsidian awards celebrates excellence by all those who belong to either an African, Caribbean or Afro-Canadian culture and all those who have and continue to show commitment in supporting these cultures.

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October 20, 2014 Jameela 1Comment

I attended an excellent event that raised funds for Dress for Success Calgary. I decided that if I wanted to feel confident and standout I would have to wear something bright and well fitting. Everyone wears a little black dress paired with a necklace, clutch, or pair of shoes that acts as a pop of colour.… Read More

September 7, 2014 Jameela 1Comment

I went to a fashion show at Holt Renfrew in downtown Calgary and here are the trends that Lisa Tant outlined. I want to be clear: I am not telling you to go out and buy things you find that fit these trends.… Read More