Author page: Nims Of The West

Aisha Abu Bakr’s Resort 2019 collection, Emana, Is A Classic Sartorial Haven

Fashion August 17, 2018 0 Comments

The Creative Director of namesake brand, Aisha Abubakar, drew her inspiration for this collection from Nigeria’s socio-economic Habitat. The collection is most inspired by Nigerians; their resilience, despite and inspire of the country’s socio-economic challenges – and, how they continue to innovate and evolve. The collection is hinged on a mix of subtle and vibrant tones of orange, brown and…

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Balenciaga Has Done Another Balenciaga Thing – Introducing The Crocs Heel

Accessories Fashion August 14, 2018 0 Comments

Balenciaga is really trying to transition crocs from the comfortable rubber shoes that 5-year-old and above can’t get enough of to a high fashion luxury item. The French fashion house had at first released the Croc platform at their Spring 2018 presentation, which many deemed totally ridiculous and uncomfortable. Now, their latest footwear offering, happens to be a pair of…

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Sila Tata Instagram Feed Is A Perfect Style Guide To Wearing Shorts & Minis

Fashion FASHION and STYLE August 14, 2018 0 Comments

Wearing shorts and minis can be considered an art in casual style. For Sila Tita, she perfects this art effortlessly. I stumbled upon her feed on my explore page and immediately got stuck. One day, we will talk about how the Instagram explore page is a hole that takes you on a never ending journey, but today let’s take a…

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This ‘The Row’ Sandal is A Minimalist Dream

Accessories Fashion August 9, 2018 0 Comments

The  style notes on Net-A-Porter read thus: ‘Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have always believed in a quieter approach to luxury, which is why The Row’s designs are both pared-back and timeless. These ‘Nude’ leather sandals have been hand-finished by skilled Italian artisans with slim foot-framing straps and a manageable 65mm heel – the duo are also notorious fans of styles…

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Beyonce Is Doing For The Black Creative Community What Other Black Celebrities Should Do

Celebrity Fashion August 1, 2018 0 Comments

Beyonce is making Vogue hire their first black photographer for the upcoming September issue! It doesn’t come as a surprise to me that in 126 years of existence, US Vogue has never had a black photographer do cover shoots for them because, just last year, Edward Enningful took his position as Editor of British Vogue making him the first black…

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