Crisp Leaves

 
Hello sunshine! As I type this post currently, I’m not the happiest of bunnies. I had a fashion show I’m meant to go to. It’s actually to today but I thought it was yesterday (btw, you’re reading this in the future) but yes, I was so excited I forgot to double check the date. Ended up showing up to the event fully dressed and ready to slay the world but a kind lady pointed out that the 17th of October was a Saturday not a Friday. Girl, seriously? I actually didn’t know that and no, I’m not being sarcastic. Talk about awkward though. Ughhh!

 
So I returned, pissed from wasted cab money and ordered my guilty pleasure, bad Chinese take out and settled down to watch Reign as therapy for my sorrow. This isn’t the first time something like this is happening to me so I wasn’t too hard on or surprised at myself. Patience Ashan-wa, patience. On the bright side, I now know the venue and have my whole outfit pulled together, haha! It’s an African fashion show and I’m really pumped. I wasn’t going to go so the whole ordeal was quite last minute but I have a good feeling about it and I love exploring life outside Dukie Duke! I’ll be LAJA-graming all about it so make sure to follow me on there! 
 
I missed wearing these killer wedges so much. They were at a point my everyday shoes because they are super comfortable. It takes a bit getting used to but after a couple of wears, I could pretty much nae-nae or do whatever I want in them. This ankara top and the background just melts my heart. It’s so green and leafy. The sequins on the blouse remind me so much of my mum because she is addicted to sequins. She puts them on all her sewn African print clothing. My hair was just something else and decided to do its own thing. I was going for full glamour hair but the curls were like, nahh. We want to be messy instead so I said okay and here we are today.
 
I’ve found that trees and greenery have a special place in my heart. I feel so at home wherever there are trees. I also noticed I literally gravitate towards them when I’m taking pictures. It’s not on purpose but looking through my past posts, I noticed the trend and I’m loving it! Gives my site a very ethereal and vibrant feel. Anyways, I’m going to sleep and get ready for the fashion show tomorrow evening. That’s a lie actually I’m going to watch more TV shows and read up random articles, hehe.
 
Have a lovely weekend and wish me success! Please like, comment and share! I enjoy seeing your feedback. What do you want me to write about? Any requests?
 
Outfit Details
Ankara Blouse: LAJA Styles
Skirt: old
Blazer: New Look
Shoes: Windsor
Swarovski Earrings: Fulfill Jewelry
 
Always,
Miss LAJA
 
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18 thoughts on “Crisp Leaves

  1. Love your outfit!! Looks nice!!
    Love,
    Kisses and hugs from http://www.trangscorner.com {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

  2. Love this outfit, and that blouse is amazing! X Minale
    http://minaleme.blogspot.be/

  3. Thank you, Trang!!

    Kisses!
    xx

  4. This is such a cool and confident look. xx

    Champagne Daydream

  5. Thanks, Eva!! They are killer 😉

    xx

  6. Omg I've made the same mistake in the past! It's so annoying! I love how you got some Chinese take out, totally something I would have done! Love the edgy look of your outfit!! Girl, your rock this look!

    http://www.rdsobsessions.com

  7. Girllll, now I feel better haha! Cheers to double checking event dates and us girls that show up a day or more earlier looool

    Thanks Rach!

    xx

  8. Love love love the look! And omg, I HATE it when that happens. Not only is it embarrassing, it's a waste of time too! I hope you enjoy the fashion show!

    May | THE MAYDEN

  9. You are very very beautiful!!!!!
    Nice blog!!!!
    please, Would you like to follow each other on GFC ?
    Follow me and I follow you immediatly.
    kiss
    http://loryschannelmakeupandbeauty.blogspot.it/

  10. Thank you and yes, it is! 🙂

    xx

  11. Thanks boo! It really is, hahaha 🙂

    xx

  12. Thanks so much, Lory and yes, I'd be happy to follow you! Thanks for stopping by 😀

    xx

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