8 Illustrations To Begin 2016

With the start of a New Year, I always believe in making goals not resolutions. Whenever I make resolutions, I always seem to fall of them within a short period and honestly, I'm not the biggest believer in the whole "New Year, New me" type of talk. Old habits die hard... real hard. Instead, I [...]

7 Holiday Gift Ideas For Her

Hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving holiday! Goshh, I ate so much (surprise) I thought I was going to explode. Even sleeping was a problem. Wow. Anyways, I was also able to get in some stuff for Black Friday, yayy!! There were A LOT of crazy deals but I made sure to keep to my budget [...]

Pillow Talk

Here are some creative ways prints are used in pillows. Which is your favorite and where would you put yours? Enjoy and Happy Wednesday! Photos: Pinterest   Always, Miss LAJA

Sweet Dreams

I want to introduce a new series to Miss LAJA where I showcase various ways African prints are in-cooperated beyond fashion. It's going to include art, decor, anything and everything that includes any type of African print. I do want this site to grow beyond me and the opportunities for prints are endless. You'll be [...]

Ankara In Disney

From my LAJAgram, you'll know I was in Florida last week. Disney was one of my stops and it was a short and VERY eventful two days. I really need to share this story because it almost feels unreal that such events took place with such coincidences... Or shall I say divine intervention?   The [...]

Sighting: Kim Shui

  It's been the longest time since my last sighting post but I have another interesting one for you today! Last Fridays, I had the opportunity to meet fashion designer, Kim Shui. She had a fashion show titled "The Blue Devil Wears Prada" last Saturday that I was privileged to be a  part of but before [...]

Take A Break

  Some photos from my Spring Break last week. I don't know where to start. First thing first, I went on beach retreat with my campus Christian ministry where we stayed in rented beach houses. It was absolutely amazing and exactly what I needed. It was a great week of chilling and sleeping and eating and [...]

Confessions Of A BridesMaid

Couples that slay together stay together right?Yeah, yeah there's a lot more to it but it flows so well. You guys know through my Instagram (@miss_laja) that I attended a wedding; my cousin's wedding to be precise and I was on the bridal train so of course I had to share the experience with you [...]

When In Dubai 2

And so the adventures continue... Day 4Today was so moist. Literally and figuratively. Earlier in the day, I was at a travel agency and the manager, a lady came to talk to us. I promise you, never in my life has anyone ever impressed me SO much under the span of 15 minutes. Never. Her [...]

When In Dubai

A well spent week in Dubai, so bitter-sweet!As promised the photos of my adventures in Dubai! It was a blast so I'll break down my highlights for each day one at a time.Pre-arrivalIt was so hectic! We arrived at our boarding gate 5 minutes before our flight was to leave. All of us were running [...]