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Saffron’s trip to India

One of the best things about this time of year is creating memories and spending time with close friends and family. As most who work in fashion, I was pretty much off for December so I went for a curry at a local pub in North West London with close friend and fellow model, Saffron Vadher.…
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Coming home to Camden

The best thing about the Christmas holidays is being home. It’s probably obvious by now that I enjoy travelling, trying new things, exploring different cultures (hence why I even created Beauty in Diversity) but like the saying goes, “there’s no place like home”. That being said, I think it’s probably about time that I shared…
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Winner of the Best Christmas Market goes to… Cologne!

Out of all the Christmas Markets I’ve explored this winter time Cologne has got to be the best and here is why… Variety of food They had all the Christmas market norms, Bratwurst, waffles smothered in chocolate, crepes with strawberries and Nutella, chips, etc. But they also had other great treats I was delighted to…
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Christmas in Düsseldorf

After exploring the Barvian Village in Winter Wonderland it was only right that I explored a true traditional German Christmas Market. It was not Barvian style so no cute guys in Lederhosen but nonetheless still absolutely beautifully and magically German. There was no crazy rides or rollercoasters, no Backstreet Boys or flashing neon lights. Just a…
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Winter Wonderland – The Barvaian Village

For any Londoner Winter Wonderland is definitely on the list of things to do during Christmas time. I decided to go within the first week it opened so that it wouldn’t be too cold and this year I could really enjoy it properly, rather than going on a few rides then wanting to go early…
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#NewVogue

I was thrilled to be able to pick up the first issue of new editor-in-chef, Edward Enninful’s British Vogue, featuring cover model, Adwoa Aboah. Both people I admire so much. Edward for his services to diversity in fashion, which won him an OBE. Adwoa for not only being a great model, but having a voice…
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Representation in the Media: Seeing is believing

As a young girl I wanted to be an actress. I watched way too much TV dreamed of being in Lizzie McGuire, That’s so Raven, Tracy Beaker but as I got older I stopped dreaming. I didn’t think that being an actress was ever an option for me because the scarceness of black girls on…
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