T O A S T Y: The cosiest, toastiest , softest wool 🤎 #humpdayvibes Captured by @arewaphotograph

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W I N D S W E P T: Instagram vs Reality. Swipe to see the struggles of trying to shoot in this windy weather 😂😫🤣 The wig was threatened, luckily it stays SECURED 📢🙌🏾👋🏾 Dress gifted by @hopeivylondon....#instagramvsreality #hopeivylondon #hopeandivy #kimonodress

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F L A U R A: Me on my commute this morning: Who invented the damn SNOOZE button??! Has it ever done anyone ANY good? Not me 🤣🤦🏾‍♀️😫 #TypicalMonday  #HappyNewWeek 🖤 Pic by @scarlettstvns

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W O N D E R S M I L E: On week 2 of  my @wondersmile clear aligners journey and I’m really excited to see the final results already 😆😁 Can you tell I’ve got them on now?! My front teeth have never been able to touch so I can’t wait for the day when the finally do! It takes some adjusting to but definitely worth it 😁 Would you you straighten your teeth if you had the opportunity to? Blog post and short demo videocoming up on my #alignersexperience so far. #ad #wondersmile #straightteeth #aligners

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A L L O: Allo from thee other side... just dropping this oldie shot by @arewaphotograph . I haven’t shot anything recently because, storms Ciara and Dennis . Actually I tell a lie. I’m currently in hibernation mode and renovating the house is taking over my organisational skills. Also #LoveIsBlindNetflix Part 2 comes out today so... catch me on Twitter 😂 They basically need to pay me for doing promo for this show because chile I been spreading the word 🤣😫🙌🏾

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M E S H - U P: Twinning the background 🖤🤍 #mondaymood😎 Captured by @arewaphotograph

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V A L S , D A R L S: Happy Valentines, ‘Gal’entines Day, ‘Pal’entines Day or whichever one you’re celebrating today 🤎 We tried to keep the Vals tradition alive by eating out and our 3 year old son literally dashed across the restaurant, nearly knocked a table over with me chasing after him as my husband watched in horror. Safe to say, I’m happy to be back home chilling and eating in tonight 😂 Y’all can enjoy. I’m doing Mamantines day in🤷🏾‍♀️😫🤣

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L A T T E: No milk, plenty sugar. Ta 🤎

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Black Fridays

All Black Everything, it’s that look that many people are scared to try because they’re scared they’ll end up looking too drab or looking like they’re headed to a funeral. But here are quick tips on how to do an all black look and pull it off!
Mix textures. Mixing Textures like cotton and leather, PU and silk, lace and leather, usually cuts off an otherwise strong all black look. It brings dimension into your outfit.
Bright Touch Ups. Bright and obvious make up will transform any all black look in a minute. Try red or orange on the lips. Or a brighter pallette for your eyes. Stand out eyes are a must-do with an all black look.
Outstanding Accessories-Accessorize an all black look with bright accessories. Cinch your waist with a colourful belt, treat your feet to some special noticeable shoes, go for bright nail colours. You can also add a scarf, huge earrings or a bowling hat. Go with your gut really as long as another pair of eyes which are not yours can confirm that you do not look crazy.
Black + Attitude= SWAG!. Be it your hair, your sunglasses, your piercings; always remember it doesn’t matter how much time and effort you put into an outfit. If you do not have the attitude to carry it, and make others envy it, then you might be getting unwarranted thumbs down.
Mixing textures breaks up this look.
It's all about accessorizing.

 

Solange
Rihanna mixes cotton with PU leather pants
Kerry Washington
Showing off skin can help break all black ensembles. But beware how much skin is on display!

Positive attitude
Eva Marcille personalizes this outfit with her accessoirizing
Ciara

Chanel Iman
Serena Williams
Rihanna. What a way to stylize an all black ensemble.

Again, mixing textures always works

Kardashians
Beyonce
Rihanna Vogue UK November shoot

 

Angela Simmons
How do you wear your black? Join the movement! Wear your ‘all black everything’ and feel awesome in it! Send your pics to artbecomesyou@yahoo.com.
Nice weekend guys.
Holla 🙂

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3 Comments
  • Tiki
    December 9, 2011

    I love black! My motto is ‘When in doubt, wear black’. My mum used to despair coz that’s all I would ever wear. I just love how with black, you can accessorize, do heavy or light makeup, fix ur hair or no, wear heels or no…and everything still makes sense. Nice post!

    ps. some pics look a bit dodgy though…

    • MsAidyl
      December 9, 2011

      lmao at ‘dodgy pics,’ just trying to include all sorts 🙂

      • Mbah Mbole Anastasia
        December 10, 2011

        This is one masterpiece hun…Kudos to u …..am lovin every tot of art….talk to u soon….

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