Grass- Fields

Young West African in the city.

Photography by Edward Gebel

WHAT I’M WEARING:

Dress: c/o Grass- Fieldssize smallShoes: Christian Louboutinsize 39 (but i really need a 38)Headscarf: via Ghana, but similar hereEarrings: via my mother’s boutique (email me if interested auntiechristieblogs@gmail.com)

Well good morning my lovely family! Hope you had a wonderful weekend just as I did. I’ll tell you more about it this week as there will be a new post everyday this week! (LORD what am I promising!?). The lovely people at Grass-fields sent me this  mini dress! Initially, I thought it was too short, until I tried it on; and then I realized it isn’t so bad after all!

I love how thick this African- print material is; do not quote me but I think it’s dutch wax – which is one of the better quality African prints we Ghanaians use to sew our clothes. My only criticisms regarding the dress (because you know I always tell you) is that the elastic shoulder is too short for my broad shoulders, so it was difficult for me to move as freely as I wanted to. The only other thing I noticed is that because I am quite big in the bum and leg area, the dress would have served me better if it was a wider a-line or skater dress! Conclusion? I needed a medium not a small! Dare I say go a size up?

See you all tomorrow, God- willing!

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