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March 22, 2018

Featured in the Globe and Mail’s “Canada’s Best Dressed 2018” List

I’ve been holding in this secret for a while and am so excited I can finally announce that I have been named one of the best dressed people in all of Canada! It’s such an honor to be chosen as one of 10 stylish creatives on this list. I’m listed among a Parisian-style baker, vintage connoisseur, gallery owner, fashion magazine editor, and more. I’d say I’m in pretty good company.


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January 18, 2018

New Year, New Opportunities

I’ve been gone for several weeks. Truth is, so much happened in the last weeks of 2017 I had trouble even keeping up in my own life. But the new year is bringing a ton of new opportunities and I’m gonna start sharing them with you now.


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October 10, 2017

5 Tips for Haggling Like A Pro In the Marrakesh Markets

Marrakesh is a beautiful city filled with history and culture. One of the things its most known for are its markets, often referred to as souks. While preparing for my trip back in August, I knew I had to make the most of my time in the souks sourcing pieces for my global fashion store Sororum. I did some research but I also learned a lot along the way. Here are my 5 best tips for how to get the most out of your Marrakesh market experience should you ever travel there.


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September 1, 2017

Introducing Sororum: Global Style Curator

For some time now I’ve been alluding to a new project I was working on and I’m so happy to give you all your first taste. Meet Sororum, my new e-commerce womenswear platform blending fashion, travel, and one-of-a-kind style.

Meaning “sisters” in Latin, Sororum is a destination shopping experience focused on creating a sisterhood of style built for and by global, adventurous, style-conscious women.


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June 18, 2017

Celebrating International Albinism Awareness Day with Diandra Forrest in NYC

Back in May a friend with albinism contacted me to let me know Diandra Forrest (a well known model with albinism) was putting on a charity fundraiser and fashion presentation for the third annual International Albinism Awareness Day. They also let me know she was looking for models with albinism to join her. I was instantly interested. I’ve never been a part of something like this and the idea of making a quick trip to NYC seemed a little crazy. But after exchanging a few emails with Diandra and the producer putting the event together, I booked my ticket and anxiously waited for the day to arrive.


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June 9, 2017

Photographer Nilly and I Lead a Nike Toronto x FMFounders Experience

It’s been a while since I wrote about what’s been up with my participation in Nike Toronto’s community-building creative initiative FMFounders. So much has happened within this family of artists, designers, and creatives. I can’t share some things just yet but I’m happy to be able to share this. Recently Nike enlisted dear friend and photographer Nilly and I to spearhead an experience for all the others based on our skills in visual media. Keep reading to see tons of pics and see more about our photo session / family reunion.


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February 21, 2017

Serving Up Attitude in Untitled&Co

As you guys already know, my love for local Toronto fashion and lifestyle brand Untitled&Co runs pretty deep. I’ve always admired their fun, youthful style that is sexy, unique, and always empowered. I appreciate the way they engage with their community. I respect the social causes they align themselves with. I love that when I go to their physical store at 438 Queen St W in Toronto, it’s run entirely by other ambitious young people like myself.

So when they asked me if I wanted to do a shoot together again my answer was obvious: YAAAAS!


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January 18, 2017

Reconnecting With My Roots In Lagos, Nigeria

The air is hot and sticky with moisture, even as the sun is beginning to set. Distant sounds of voices and car horns can be heard in the dense air as a large, heavy gate slowly opens. This is Lagos, Nigeria.

More specifically, we find each other in Victoria Garden City, a comparatively quiet and gated residential neighbourhood where one must pass a security post to enter. Welcome! I’m so excited to share an inside look at my world in a way I never have before.


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