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‘True to Self’ by AMEDE

Nigeria's Amede was the 2017 winner of the Most Innovative Women's Wear Designer at the Middle East & Africa Business Awards. Her signature print, the dark toned, colorful batik is again employed here in this collection to tell the story of a woman's strength and courage. Titled True to Self, the collection features maxi dresses… Continue reading ‘True to Self’ by AMEDE

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"darling you have been taught your whole life that carrying around pain requires strength, but what if I told you that finding the strength to let that pain go is where your true power lays? —iambrillyant This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

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Doubt indulged becomes doubt realized. To determine to do anything is half the battle. Courage is victory, timidity is defeat. —Nelson. This image does not belong to BeliJose's Fashion Hauz.

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The heart which boldly faces death Upon the battlefield, and dares Cannon and bayonet, faints beneath The needle-points of frets and cares. The stoutest spirits they dismay— The tiny stings of every day. Ah! more than martyr’s aureole And more than hero’s heart of fire, We need the humble strength of soul Which daily toils… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

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We ought to rise day by day with a certain zest, a clear intention, a design to make the most of every hour; not to let the busy hours shoulder each other or tread on each other’s heels, but to force every action to give up its strength and sweetness. There is work to be… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

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I weigh the sea I weigh the storm I weigh a thousand stories long. I weigh my mother's fortitude and my father's eyes I weigh the way they look at me with pride I weigh strength and fearless and the warrior in me. I weigh all the pain and trauma that made me see that… Continue reading Thoughts 💭

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Baby Liberty’s mini-fashion moments

Not many people get to meet their role models but for some people, it is possible to relive them through play acting and dress up. Hillary Clinton, Madonna, Dolly Parton, Joan of Arc, Frida Khalo, Cleopatra, Queen Elizabeth 1, Audrey Hepburn, Jackie O, Mother Theresa, Malala Yousafazi, Amelia Earhart, Betsy Rose, Marie Curie, Julie Child… Continue reading Baby Liberty’s mini-fashion moments