A deeper look at Vogue covers

Zendaya posted her Garage magazine cover and I was fascinated. I loved the creativity and the execution; it was beautifully done. I saw the British Vogue October cover on the same day, and it is safe to say that my reaction was very different. Then I thought to myself – when was the last time…

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Jummy Discovers: Balboa Park

When searching for places to visit in San Diego, Balboa Park is always near the top of the list, so I knew this was somewhere I needed to see. I took my camera along with me and was prepared to capture the beauty of this park. The first place I encountered was outside the park.…

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Life update: living in Cali

As I type these words on a Word document, I look over my laptop to see my view. I see the big trees and the random bushes. I see the cute villas and apartment buildings. I see the big cars and the man walking his dog. I see the views that I do not recognise…

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A love letter to Africa

Beyoncé’s best qualities are perhaps her ability to capitalise off every opportunity she is presented with as well as benefitting the black community in any way she can. This was brought to life in her homage to HBCUs and is seen again in her new album The Lion King: The Gift. A childhood favourite is…

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Sustainability: which brands are at the forefront?

The issue of climate change is one that appears to be intensifying which means we really need to do something about it. Using renewable and recyclable products is always at the forefront of ways to tackle climate change, but the conversation rarely includes the clothes we wear. Fashion is the second dirtiest industry in the…

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Africa is happening

When reading Edward Enninful’s editors’ letter for the July 2019 issue of British Vogue, I was instantly inspired. ‘Africa is happening’ he writes, as he describes how luxury and creativity is sweeping the continent. A continent often characterised by its shortcomings is now being seen in a new light as creativity is increasingly being expressed.…

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The Jacquemus SS 2020 show was spring and summer personified

Lavender field, pastel colours and a gentle breeze; what more could you want from a spring/summer collection? This celebration of Jacquemus’ 10-year anniversary involved his first merging of mens and womenswear in a stand out show. The set was an excellent choice. The spirited lavender accompanied the designs to a T and also provided a…

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Get to Know: Caitlin

Caitlin certainly has her hands full with her participation in ministry whilst studying three subjects in university, Politics, Philosophy and Law. And if this wasn’t enough, she also runs her own platform called Kingdom Ambassadors. The vision? “Being able to resource young Christians with Bible studies, messages, sermons, different written resources that will help them…

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Modelling through time

You’re so pretty you should model.’ ‘You’re tall have you ever considered modelling.’ I mean no-one has ever said this to me, but it is a common misconception that these are the only characteristics required to be a model. The first modelling agency was Ford models which was founded in 1946, this opened many doors…

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Jummy Discovers: The National Portrait Gallery

The ability to draw and paint is a talent I have always wished I had, but that doesn’t stop me from appreciating those that have been blessed with this skill. I took a trip to the National Portrait Gallery which houses a collection of portraits of historically important and famous British people. With 195,000 portraits…

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