YomiLewa

by Ayomide

Rasta Style

It was kinda warm today, considering we’re still in February, so I decided I could afford to spend more than 5 minutes outside. I purchased the top from NastyGal.com for … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Damey’s Maxi Skirt

So I’m absolutely in love with this skirt… This is just one of the many Ankara designs created by the designers of Damey’s Collection. I decided to wear it with … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · 4 Comments

Forever Harem

I purchased these Harem pants from American Apparel awhile back and although they still have a pretty good selection of other Harem styles in stock, I’m pretty sure they discontinued … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · 3 Comments

Belle Skirt

This skirt was specially made for me by Miss Lili after winning a competition on Instagram. The ankara print is only one of the several fabrics that she’s used to … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

Double Slit Maxi

I purchased this Double Slitted Maxi skirt from Urban Outfitters online, they had it in 5 different colors! This has honestly become one of my favorite articles of clothing to … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · 6 Comments

Jeans and Heels

The title basically says it all. I’m wearing jeans, heels, and an adjustable bodysuit. The high waist jeans were purchased at Urban Outfitters, the bodysuit from American Apparel, and the … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

Suspender Swag

I purchased both the yellow top and suspenders from gojane.com. The shorts were bought from Urban Outfitters awhile back and the shoes from TJ Maxx. The NAIJA hat can be … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Lace and Ankara

This Ankara skirt was originally a top, but I expanded the opening at the top in order to allow it to for around my hips. The Lace bodysuit was purchased … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rosey High-Low

Guess who finally took her braids out? Anyways, I’ve been loving the high-low skirts recently cuz you can show off your legs without worrying about your behind hanging out. I … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 4 Comments

The Unity Skirt

I found this skirt a few months ago while randomly browsing the internet. I came across the Facebook page of the designer Esosa Parfait and this skirt, “The Unity Skirt”, … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · 8 Comments

Floral Peplum

For the past few months I’ve been wearing a lot of Peplums, and this Floral Peplum Skirt was my most recent purchase. It contains several bright colors, but I chose … Continue reading

March 17, 2013 · 3 Comments

Nigger vs. Nigga?

Recently, while traveling, I fell victim to a discussion with a fellow passenger about the use of the ‘n’ word. Yes, you know what I’m talking about, Nigger. This companion … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · 13 Comments

Safari Style

It’s not  REALLY a ‘safari’ style; however, that’s the first thing that came to mind when I looked in the mirror that morning. Anyways, brimmed hats are not my thing, … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · 4 Comments

Black Barbie World

Just a gallery of some of my favorite black barbies. I know some of these look almost human.. but I can assure you, they’re all plastic. By Ayomide Osunkoya

December 20, 2012 · 20 Comments

Henna for Afro Hair

HENNA *Side Note* I purchase all of my Henna from http://www.hennasooq.com/ Yea.. I love this ish. A few months ago, after researching for about a day and weighing the pros … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

Facebook Faith

Disclaimer: This post is not meant to criticize anyone’s religion, or religious beliefs; but instead, criticize the perpetuation of Facebook’s religious propaganda. You know you’ve seen it. Not once, not … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bleached Jeans Tutorial

I decided to bleach my jeans minutes after seeing a tutorial on another blog. It was a spur of the moment decision, but clearly I couldn’t wait. I used an … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · 5 Comments

Green Machine

I love the color green, it’s been my favorite for as long as I can remember. I especially like ‘forest’ green which is what I used to accentuate this outfit. … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

MC Hammer Style

I named this MC Hammer style because of the hair and the pants, even though he in no way helped influence this style. These Harem-style pants are very comfortable, I … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · 8 Comments

Disney.. Y U No Make African Princess?

Before I start, let me make a disclaimer by saying that by the term Disney ‘Princess’ I’m referring to any one of the ten main female protagonists of Walt Disney … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · 8 Comments

Gay is the New Black.

We all know the story about slaves in the U.S.. Africans were brought over on ships, betrayed by their own and sold like a simple commodity. As an African ‘American’ … Continue reading

November 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

British GQ, I smh at You.

This. It angers angers my soul. I understand GQ is a magazine focused on men, but THIS?! I don’t consider myself an extreme feminist, but some things are just impossible … Continue reading

October 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

Would I Survive the Zombie Apocalypse?

*Spoiler Alert* No. I wouldn’t. But I’m sure we’ve all asked ourselves this question. We’ve all contemplated whether we possess qualities to outlast the destruction of civilization. Growing up, Zombie … Continue reading

October 17, 2012 · 2 Comments
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