Lovely Looks: Balmain unleashes…

@TheJourneyToLovely X @Balmain for @ParisFashionWeek The Balmain RTW Fall/Winter 2019-20 show was beyond stunning. It was held at the Espace Champerret and as I exited my Uber, I was met with a host of paparazzi snapping away. I stopped, kind of intrigued that I was being photographed (felt more like Cannes than Paris). But quickly reminded myself that during Fashion Week, it’s glitz and glamour galore in the City of Lights. The show was scheduled to begin at 10:30 am and I was on time. I took a moment to scope out the venue and noticed some familiar faces, from A-listers to magazine editors and it-girls, all awaiting the impending spectacle. Before the final security check, I was standing right behind Vogue International Editor, Suzy Menkes, when it hit me, “you’re really here”. And so it began, attending my first Balmain fashion show. I sat down and the huge space … Continue Reading

Art of Lovely: The Legacy of Self-Care

According to the New Yorker magazine, the art of self care has been on the rise since 2016- along with the rise of stress levels. This phenomenon has been coined as a performance of self-worth and has evolved into a collective social practice. From philosophical themes of self improvement to Christian ideologies of cultivating one’s … Continue Reading

Lovely Spirit: How to protect your energy

Hi lovelies, The following article will teach you in 5 insightful tips, how to establish boundaries to protect your energy. Your feminine essence is precious and delicate and thus requires a special form of protection. When you start your Journey to Lovely, there will be so many distractions that will try to lead you off … Continue Reading

Lovely Advocacy: Celebrate Juneteenth and Freedom for all!

💠Happy #Juneteenth Lovelies! This holiday is an annual celebration for the end of slavery in the US. It commemorates a specific date: June 19th 1865, thus its unique title: “Juneteenth”. That is the Day federal troops, under General Gordon Granger, arrived in Texas, to ensure that all enslaved people were freed. 💠Juneteenth marks a date … Continue Reading

Lovely Core: Life Lessons from flowers

Hello ladies, as you know, cultures from around the world have always looked to nature for philosophical inspiration and were able to glean some insightful lessons from their observations. Even Jesus used a fig tree in one of his most famous parables, to teach an important principle. Owing to these circumstances, why not set our … Continue Reading

Lovely Looks: La Bella Vita Glam

Summer is around the corner lovelies, and with all that is going on in the world, we could use a mindful break and escape, (even if for a quick minute), to an Italian dream world where fashion and amore abound. To help us out, I’ve compiled a few captivating looks, which I’ll call “La Dolce … Continue Reading

Lovely Advocacy: How To Stand For Justice in an Unjust World

At this point in History, we are all faced with choosing on which side of Justice we stand. With the global outcry for equality, following the deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmad Albert and George Floyd along with countless others, we have all come together to stand up for what is right. It is not political … Continue Reading

Lovely Advocacy: A Lady’s stand for Justice

TeamLovely, the world is currently in the midst of a paradigm shift. These historic times are ushering in a season where future generations will look to us and ask what role did we play in these critical times. What will be your legacy? On which side of justice did you stand? As a platform that … Continue Reading

Lovely Advocacy: Practical Ways To Fight Racism

⚖️ “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor”- Desmond Tutu. #TeamLovely, As a brand that fundamentally believes in the equality of all humans, it is our duty to speak up on the current climate and offer tangible solutions. Kindly scroll down to read about 3 practical … Continue Reading

Lovely Looks: The Feminine Pink Ensemble

Hi Lovelies! Today we’re talking #fashion and how it plays an intrinsic role in cultivating your #femininity! As it is often said, femininity is the ultimate form of sophistication as a woman and how you present yourself to the world is a display of how you feel on the inside. Your feminine essence is curated … Continue Reading

Art of Lovely: Top 3 Spring Scents!

With Spring in full swing, why not try out a few lighter scents. A lady should always have her signature scent but she should also experiment with different brands, flavors and ingredients and let the seasons inspire her choices. Right now, the surrounding influences call for a more airy flow, lighter energies and fragrant blooms, … Continue Reading