Category Fashion & Beauty

Tips for a quick home make over

A quick home make over is ideal during a weekend or holiday break. Sometimes one needs to reenergize their home and add a new lease of life however time and money may not be sufficient. Consider these tips; Declutter. Get read of unwanted, unused, old and jaded items in your home. Move from room to room from the living room to the kitchen to the bedrooms and toilet and get

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Darling Runway Kenya showcasing upcoming and established designers, Saturday 7th April 2018, Two Rivers Mall, Nairobi, Kenya

Excited to have finally made it to the  Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi, the venue of the Darling Runway Kenya, I caught a glimpse of my friend and high school mate  Kenyan designer Kawira Mirero Creative Director of  an upcoming fashion house in Kenya Mambo Pambo who had invited me to the  event.  We hugged and exchanged a few pleasantries before Kawira took off in a rush to the fashion

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Wacha niKwambie Blog announced as Nominee and Voting Opens for the 2018 BAKE Awards

Dear esteemed readers of Wacha niKwambie blog, Since 2012, the BAKE Awards has recognized and awarded exceptional Kenyan bloggers in different categories every year. It is organized by the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE).Wacha niKwambie blog is a proud member of Bloggers Association of Kenya. This year we are proud to be one of the five nominees in category 19 Best Lifestyle Blog. Thank you to all the readers, contributors

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WHY I SHOULD LOVE MY BODY AND DIFFERENT BODY TYPES FOR WOMEN

This past week my beloved Wellness and Inspiration blog, “ Wacha niKwambie” focussed on dressing according to body shape for ladies. Beginning a month of focus in the blog dubbed,  October 2017 – My body, my dress, my choice – a focus on dressing according to body shape  and mandatory physical wellness checks for ladies and gents. However, one thing worth noting is that each of us must love our

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THE FOURTEEN DAY AGELESS GODESS PROGRAM BY DR. CHRISTIANE NORTHRUP

The fourteen day  Ageless Goddess program is  one that I undertook with gusto this past August. As I approach 40, now more than ever I am determined to live a full life of wellness that shuns all negative perceptions of ageing. The first day of the program is an affirmation that one shall not be bound by the negative perceptions of growing older and to throw from ones mind that

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Upping our children’s dressing

The choice of children’s clothes depends on primarily on  functionality  and quality ; children’s clothes should be flexible enough to allow them to indulge in different activities during the day. Ensure that the size fits taking into consideration physical development and when purchasing clothes for children ensure that the store/shop/ seller has a return policy for wrongly sized clothes. Functionality over purely making a fashion statement seems to be the

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Upping our dress sense for special occasions

Dress for weddings Weddings are pretty much joyous occasions that bring people together the world over and join families. We are allowed to express joy in our dress.   What not to wear: jeans, tank tops, t-shirts, stretchy pants, cargo shorts, flip-flops and athletic clothing would still be a poor choice, unless specifically approved.   Unless in the bridal party where the bride may allow members of her party to

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Upping our casual dress sense

From the little fashion and image I have learned about casual dress in men… their accessories really count perhaps more than women especially in casual dress code mainly because  their clothes tend to look the same. So men invest in quality shoes, indeed quality men shoes are way more expensive than women’s but they also last longer. Choose quality belts too and a bold male watch.  For mature older men

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Upping our professional dress sense

An advocate in a leading law firm in Nairobi is still expected to dress conservatively and so is a trusted banker. Someone in the creatives like an artist or musician can be as as creative as they wish to be and hence show their creativity in dress sense. For those in conservative industries, one can still add pomp an colour into their ensemble with ties, blouses, scarves, handbags, necklaces, earrings,

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‘My Kwambie Style’ …on how to build a great wardrobe (Part Two)

Interviewer: Hope you all had an awesome weekend and are eager to continue from where we stopped.So last Saturday we had a tete a tete with one Kwambie, who gave us a brief introduction on factors to consider when building a great wardrobe. Today we carry on with the discussion. So over to you Kwambie. Kwambie: Thank you, and I must compliment you on your outfit today. I love the

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