Eyyyyyyy heyyyyyy….. I’m super excited today, and I’m sure you can guess why. On the 29th of June 2016, I shared my very first blog post accidentally (story for another day). Fast forward to July 2017, and my baby is 1 (that’s right, this blog is my precious baby), and that’s why I wanted everything about this post/celebration to be perfect. First of all, I need to give a huge shout-out to you. Yes, you who is reading right now. I am so grateful to you for taking the time to read this post, I appreciate you. To all who have been reading this young blog since day 1, you are the real MVPs and I love you. You keep me going, and you are the reason why Hazy Fantasies is still alive today. I hope you feel very special.
If you asked me a year ago if I wanted to be a blogger, I probably wouldn’t have understood what you were asking me. I only discovered the blogging world in the summer of 2016, through Instagram and YouTube. I love reading and viewing cute photos, so it was no surprise that I got hooked on blogs. I started mine in June, and it’s been a journey ever since. Blogging is such an experience (a positive one). It’s been an amazing documentation of my growth as an individual and my struggles. I love connecting with people on here and building a community. I also love receiving insights and advice from my readers, I honestly apply your wise inputs in my life. Another major lesson I’ve learnt is, blogging is a preview of what real life would be like after university. Working on projects, researching, being disappointed by suppliers/clients, getting bored and finding inspiration, collaborations, networking are things I’ve dealt with and continue to deal with as a blogger.
Continue reading “Hazy Fantasies is 1! A Year’s Recap of my Blogging Journey”
Welcome to Hazy Fantasies, I’m glad you stopped by today. It’s not officially summertime but it might as well be, the weather already feels like summer, I’m out of school and I feel light-hearted. I decided a while ago to switch up some things this summer. Try hopping on a few trends, explore new states or cities in the U.S.A, get back to reading novels, and most importantly, relax. Let’s see how I’m doing…
From the above list, the first thing I did was try a new hair color, I was indecisive on purple or burgundy, but you can see what color I went with in the end. I love how well the burgundy hair suits my skin tone, the curly hair is a plus. I also wanted to get into head wraps and bandanas this summer. Fortunately, I got some from Perade (my favorite store to shop for African accessories). I love the pink color of this bandana, and the pattern on it is icing on the cake. Just for the purpose of looking glam, I packed my hair into a side bun, and added some hoop earrings. What do you think of the look? Do you think I did justice to the bandana or it did justice to me? Continue reading “Summertime Glow (aka slight slay)”
Hi everyone, welcome back to another style post. It’s been long since I did one of these (let’s hope I remember how). I was inspired by Jennifer Amani when I saw a dashiki look on her Instagram some days ago. I got this vibrant green dashiki from Perade (my favourite African store) and you can purchase yours via this link or through their Instagram.
For my first style, I paired my green dashiki with a pair of leggings and black flats. Nothing fancy, just a causal look that was worn to class. The picture was taken a year ago, as you can see I was looking like a baby girl.
Continue reading “Style your Dashiki | Two ways”
Hi guys! I know you’re probably thinking, ‘why is this talkative posting again?’, but this one is to your advantage, especially the lovebirds. As you know, love is in the air, and valentine’s day is exactly one week away. I wasn’t inspired to style an outfit for the day, mostly because I never do anything , it’s just a regular day for me. However, I couldn’t help but fall in love with this outfit I saw Zaria of (http://www.adoseoffab.com/), wear in her latest post.
Continue reading “Style Inspiration for Valentine’s Day- featuring A dose of fab”
Hey Everyone! This is an exciting post for me, I have been waiting to put up this post for weeks now, and I’m glad it’s finally here.This is the ‘Africa they don’t show you’ series finale. It’s been an amazing series, and I hope you enjoyed reading these posts as much as I loved working on them. If you missed previous posts, catch up here, and here.
Continue reading “The Africa they don’t show you finale… and giveaway (Closed)”
Hey guys! Welcome to Hazy Fantasies. I really appreciate you taking your time to check out my blog. My 18th birthday was this past Saturday, and for this, my girlfriends and I had a photoshoot! Although everything seems perfect in this picture, it was such a struggle making this shoot come to life, and I am so happy with how it all turned out #findthegood. I also want to give a huge shout out to all my amazing friends! I don’t know what I would do without you guys.
This post is all pictures, so relax and enjoy the view. All the pictures were taken by my friend, Laolu (his Instagram is Laoluade) Continue reading “Birthday diaries”
Remember back in high school when we were forced to wear school uniforms? I won’t be wrong if I was to say that almost everyone was against this concept, will I?. I know my friends and I were not having it. We would try to shorten our school skirts, be fancy with our school cardigans or do anything to feel like we weren’t trapped in uniform. Continue reading “Would you still wear school uniforms?”
Happy Sunday everyone! How are you guys doing? No need to ask this, I know y’all are doing great! This post is a very random one. Yesterday, I had two of my friends celebrate their birthdays (one with a brunch and the other, a surprise dinner and karaoke night). I had so much fun and wanted to share with you guys what I was up to. Continue reading “Excuse the lady in red”
Back to school season everyone! How are you guys feeling about this? I dreaded going back to school for the longest time but it is finally here and it does not seem so bad. I made it through first week and happily conquered it! Today, I’m sharing with you guys some lessons I learned about school outside of the classroom. Continue reading “Cheers to back to school season!”
Happy Sunday everyone! Hope you’re all having a day as beautiful as mine is. Today is all about pictures of different ankara styles I wore and totally adored. Feel free to screenshot, like, comment, dislike and recreate these styles if you want to ;). Continue reading “Ankara Styles + Gratitude”