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OOTD: On Est High Père

It’s been raining intermittently for days now. So unfortunately I haven’t been able to get any pictures taken at all; (well hello autumn, we see you). Thankfully, the rains gave in for a few hours and I was able to slip in a few shots. You can still see the water on my skirt 🙁

So, Cameroonian  rapper, Stanley Enow is making waves with his catchy single ‘Hein Père’. This song is getting so much and you know what, it deserves it and more. Therefore, it isn’t a surprise that when I heard about Hein Père merchandise, I didn’t hesitate to jump on the train. I purchased the On Est High Pere female tank top in white. You can get yours too from here.

There are so many ways to wear this tank. You can always dress it up or dress it down. I dressed it up here by going for the classic white and black combo. A midi leather pencil skirt and my favourite leather jacket completed my fit. I accessorized with a pair of quite comfortable ankle strap wedge heels which I got from Office in the summer. Unfortunately they’ve sold out but River Island have got a similar pair. My biker leather jacket is from Topshop and is over a year old but it’s such a classic. 

I got my braids in only two weeks ago. They still hurt like crazy every time I try a bun so I’ve just been letting them loose. I went for a berry lip using Rouge Pur Couture Fuschia Pink by Yves Saint Laurent. I’ve fallen in love with this lipstick. I can’t get enough of it. 

White Hein Pere Top – here

Leather skirt – Asos (similar here)

Leather biker jacket – Topshop (sold out but similar here)

Wedge heels – Office UK (sold out but similar here)

WARNING: Some of the pictures are scarily up close.

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I’ve worn this skirt with a scarf print blouse before here. Which ensemble do you prefer? Hehehe.


Watch the ‘Hein Pere’ video by Stanley Enow  below:

Have you grabbed yourself one of these #heinpere goodies? Let me know. If I get enough pictures from you guys, I might well do a post on it! 

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  • valentine
    October 21, 2013

    your looking very great that nice

    • MsAidyl
      October 29, 2013

      Thanks Valentine. i appreciate your entry:)

  • Lombe Eleanor
    October 21, 2013

    you rocked it better with the “On Est High Père” top

    • MsAidyl
      October 29, 2013

      i think so too, lol. Thanks Lombe

  • Aïsha Aurore
    October 21, 2013

    Hein Père!!

  • prgoretti
    October 22, 2013

    You look good! Supporting our own… aww, bless! Now about those shoes, I almost purchased them yesterday in Debenhams. Are they as comfy as they look?

    • MsAidyl
      October 22, 2013

      Thanks hun:) Yes the shoes are comfy. i am surprised really. i thought i’d be struggling in them.These are from Office though, don’t know if the ones in Debenhams are the same.

  • Nai Chaganty
    November 4, 2013

    Simply FAB!!! Forever a staple piece… a girl will always have options when she has a leather skirt and/ or jacket in her fashion arsenal!!

    • MsAidyl
      November 4, 2013

      That’s right Nai. These are absolute wardrobe staples.

  • twilightsos
    November 24, 2013

    You’re so beautiful! What color # did you use for your braids btw?

    • MsAidyl
      November 25, 2013

      Oh why thanks for the compliment! I used expression colour 6 I think but I’d check again.

  • Tiffany
    December 2, 2013

    I love it! I love everything about it:) Really enjoyed the leather skirt with tank top and heels! http://tiffysgirlfriends.com/fashion-frenzy/

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