2017 was a really fashionable year! Combat was there, plaid blazers were there, bohemian maxi skirts were there too, the denim tuxedo rocked to the core and much more stylish trends! If you missed out on the, i’m too sorry for that…but no, here’s a showcase of the BANG BANG trends of 2017! You can … More THE BIGGEST FASHION TRENDS OF 2017 — Ainsley Louise
Instagram is storming the social and business world , and the best thing is to create a vivid space there. You can be sure that having an awesome theme is a sure way to build your brand on Instagram. Wanna know how? New Lune’s post below will work it out for you. Enjoy…. Forget the … More How To Create An Instagram Theme
Hey travellers! Welcome to 2018 here at The Quintessence Of Life & Style… For a fact, a moment of solitude is all we cherish at times; when no one is disturbing so it’s just you by yourself. So when I need time for myself, when I need to get away from the whole world , … More My Day At Ruiru Falls
Hello divas! New Year spirits on the rise, right? Well, before you go enjoy your New Year, I’m leaving you with one more tip to carry over to 2018: Denim Jeans Things! A typical denim jeans is a never-miss item in every person’s wardrobe. Denim can easily transition from a casual outfit to a semi-formal … More Denim Jeans Things!
Hello world! Yet again, The Quintessence of Life And Style- Dalene Ekirapa has been nominated for the 2017 Liebster Award. Thanks to Sarah Hussain of Modesty in the Modern World, we’ve been nominated once again. Her blog features all about beauty, fashion, lifestyle! I mean, modesty in all aspects. Please drop by https://modestyinthemodernworld.wordpress.com/ and I … More #2.Liebster Award 2017 Nomination!
Hello world! Today, The Quintessence of Life And Style is a grateful and happy blog because thanks to Zam Fuellos of The Lost Deity , I have been nominated for the Liebster Award 2017. Zam Fuellos thanks for the nomination! The Lost Deity is a lifestyle blog and it’s inspiring to see that it’s a … More Liebster Award 2017 Nomination!
Hello beaus… Have you ever thought of dressing in only strippes and prints ?And still look like a pro? Then you have to know of how to clash prints like the fash pro you are. So ,on todays feature , we take a look at Racheal Wanjiru’s closet. She is a student at JKUAT and … More How To Clash Strippes And Prints Like A Pro #Rachael Wanjiru
Hey Divas! Today on the blog we are humbled to have a fashion model with us; she’s a graduate of Kenyatta University going by the name Keziah Oluomi. She is a great friend and I’m glad she had a chitchat with me concerning her career in fashion modelling. Ride along to find out…. 1.What does … More Meet The Fashion Model: Keziah Oluomi
A lot of people have asked me how I get most of my clothes, especially in thrifts markets where I find amazing pieces. Thrifting has become a common method of shopping in today’s markets due to the rise of thrift and flea markets.So today I tell you my thrifting tips and let you see my … More Thrift Goodies
Hey divas! Are you a lover of only original clothes? Do you only yearn for designer clothes? Do you hate fake clothes like you hate the devil? Well, you have to learn to ensure that you only buy original clothes. Sometimes, we go online hoping that what we buy is only designer items but usually, … More How To Spot Counterfeit Clothes
Hello divas! Who among you loved wearing socks? Especially when it is part of a uniform? Personally, I never loved socks unless I’m only wearing them during the cold times to keep my feet warm. But back in high school; where we had white socks with blue stripes that were a must-wear, I couldn’t wait … More Thigh High Socks???
‘I was busy thinking ’bout boys!’… Oh yeah, Charli XCX did a real beat there. And ‘I am also busy thinking ’bout ”boy’s” clothes’..They say that apart from his love, there are also his clothes to have!!! Usually, I find myself inheriting my brother’s outfits occasionally, starting from his bomber jacket oh my! To his … More How To Shop In The Men’s Section
Who in the 254 hasn’t heard of the famous Gikomba market? Or Toi market? Or Ngara? Or the street markets? These are markets well known for purchasing stuff at really throw-away prices. But does throw-away always mean throw-away? Sometimes yes, they might be cheap as compared to the same for higher prices in boutiques but … More Bargaining For Clothes At Thrift And Flea Markets
Have you ever worn a really pretty pencil skirt or pencil dress and the only comment you got was that, ‘’Hey, you are sooo cute but look like some walking pole’’? Just because you weren’t well endowed in you bottom section? Haha.. trust me, I was a victim sometime back but I took it lightly … More How Petite Fashionistas Should Choose Pencil Skirts
Jumia Black Friday is already here and banging the market waves with treasure hunts, voucher giveaways, amazing deals and great discounts. What does this mean for you? Especially for an online shopper like you? Well, it should mean a season of celebration, right? Well, this is just but one great thing about shopping online but … More How To Shop Online, For Outfits
Call it being dapper! Call it being stylish! Call it being a handsome gentleman! Call him Thomas Ngugi! Well, a Quantity Surveyor with the utmost sense of style is he. Being gentleman comes with so much to work on from inner character to outer character. Navy, alongside black, is a celebrated colour when it comes … More Just Dapper!
First things first! Apologies for the long moment of silence. After 5 good months of MIA, I’m back with more in store. I will do a detailed post of what I was up with during my MIA time but for now, it’s JUMIA time. Black Friday Fest Time!!! Jumia online shopping mall – known for … More Jumia Black Friday Fest!
And I pen a love letter to the night, “Oh dear night, we sometimes channel emotions just by looking at you… Just to feel your cold breeze brush through our skin gently ; Just count the millions of stars ; While making countless wishes for our better tomorrow; As we observe our silhoutte in the … More A Love Letter To The Night
When the cry of a new born princess is heard, the palace joins in a celebration of happiness…and my heart sings out warmly too… “Happy birthday to me…Happy birthday to me… Happy birthday dear Gracey…Happy birthday … More A Year Older; Romper Time
Oh My Goodness! I missed you a lot friends. Well, don’t worry , I was away! Wondering why? Okay, I had a lot of market work to do; just looking for a new pair of shoes for my wardrobe. How silly , right ? So while jumbling between Backyard Shoes, Mr.Price, Jade Collection and blablabla … More My Ballerinas