TRAVEL, video / Friday / September 22nd, 2017
It took a while, but our Portugal vlog is here! I’m not going to lie, we were kind of the worst at documenting this leg of our trip. As in we barely even have photographs! I’ve been to Lisbon before so didn’t feel the need to take sightseeing pictures and as for Malick, well, you know how guys are, they go with the flow! Also Paris was exhausting. By the time we reached Lisbon all we wanted to do was put our feet up. Oh, and eat :) (more…)
BEAUTY / Tuesday / September 19th, 2017
Flor e Amor – Our First Beauty Editorial
Since Spring is synonymous with change, we decided to take that quite literally and shoot a floral beauty story unlike anything we’ve ever done before. Flor e Amor, meaning “blossom and love” is essentially a new and simple mantra I hope to personify.
I hope you enjoy this story as much as we enjoyed creating it.
Photography: Abdul Malick Ally
Art Direction/ Styling / Face : Aqeelah Harron Ally
Hair / Make-up : Razana Omar
Flower Crowns: The Flower Girl Decor
Blue/White backdrop 1: Silk Abayas
Backdrops 2 & 3: Rubitex Fabrics
Wearing Lashes by Fashion Breed in order of appearance: Lisa (shop here), Aisha (shop here) and Sue (shop here).
outfits / Thursday / September 14th, 2017
5 Good Reasons to Get a Floral Suit
This past winter, we saw an increased rise in the popularity of matching separates, from fancy daytime pajamas to power suits. Spring is no different, and (surprise), the season brings a floral touch. So why should you invest in a bold floral suit like this one? I can think of quite a few great reasons. (more…)
TRAVEL, TRAVEL ADVICE / Monday / September 11th, 2017
10 Reasons To Stay At La Charme Du Marais, Paris
When planning our trip to Paris, I was significantly torn between whether I wanted the comforts of a hotel, or the Parisian apartment experience. In the end, we opted for both. We booked La Charme Du Marais via cobblestoneparis.com, who specialize in renting out beautiful apartments all over central Paris. We spent three nights there and truly could not have asked for a better apartment to have stayed in. (more…)
TRAVEL, TRAVEL ADVICE / Wednesday / September 6th, 2017
10 Reasons To Stay at Hotel R De Paris
Last month Malick and I stayed in two different places in Paris, but we kickstarted our trip by staying at Hotel R de Paris in Place de Clichy. When it comes to booking hotels I often prefer to go the boutique route for many reasons. So, with that being said, below are my reasons to stay at Hotel R de Paris. (more…)