Sunday, 25 May 2014

Dak'Art 2014: Arts Festival & Fashion Show

Dak'Art is a bi-annual arts festival that takes place in Dakar and its surrounding regions to showcase and promote all of Dakar's finest artists, designers and performers alike. The month long festival occurs all throughout the city with events with anything from concerts, art showcases and fashion shows.

Senegal is well-known for their enriching artistic culture so it came at no surprise that this year's event showcased the créme de la créme of artists from all around Senegal and the international scene as well.

Chocolate Cashmere Closet was of course on the scene with VIP access at one of the Dak'Art's many events. This particular event was held at Place De Souvenire in Dakar. A fashion show showcasing a few of Dakar's best independent fashion designers and an a

Check out some looks from the fashion show below!

Check out these looks from the exclusive art showroom

Sunday, 18 May 2014

Men's Spring Style (Collaboration With Bonobos)

Bonobos is an exclusive men’s apparel brand focused on better-fitting clothes and online shopping store.

With the Spring season here, Bonobos has launched a new collection of men’s Seersucker and Cotton suits- Great-fitting and lightweight natural complements to warm-weather weddings, garden parties and mint juleps.

Bonobos Spring Suit Collection provides numerous pieces for the perfect casual, spring look. Check out some ways you can piece their items into a put-together, chic look.

For a casual ensemble, pair the summer weight shirt in blue Daley stripe with straight leg, beige chinos and a cotton necktie, bridle leather belt and suede brown moccasins.

For a more formal affair, such as a wedding, switch up your style with an added on light grey cotton linen suit jacket, an electric blue belt for a pop of color and blue stripe bow tie.

Both these cater to this season's men's trends with cool and earth tone colors and classic cut suit jackets and pants.
Let me know what you think of these looks!

Bonobos has launched a new collection of Men’s Seersucker and Cotton suits.
Find all these looks and more at to shop for more classic pieces from Bonobos. 

Friday, 9 May 2014

On Campus Fashion: Artsy Schoolgirl

Quirky, bold prints are a must for this Spring season. Pair your look-at-me-now statement piece (be it a skirt, pants, or blazer) with complementary bright colors to balance out the print with a other simple pieces.

Today's On Campus Fashionista embodies the ideal quirky schoolgirl look with pops of color. A graphic skater skirt pairs well with a fuschia pink top as the orange in the skirt complements the pink hues. For a school girl touch, black knee high socks and black lowtops keeps the look chic and edgy with a slight hint of rebellion.

Check out the look below!
Fuchsia Top: H&M
Comic Book Skater Skirt: River Island
Knee High Socks: ASOS
Black Lowtops: Primark

Let me know what you think of this look!

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

MFQ (Morning Fashion Quote): Grace Coddington

Need a style pick-me-up?—especially when an all out shopping spree isn’t on the menu. Write down this quote, tape it to your closet door and it’ll pretty much guarantee a good day.

"Always keep your eyes open. Keep watching. 

Because whatever you see can inspire you"- 

Grace Coddington (Creative Director of American


 Stay tuned for more MFQ's! 

Thursday, 1 May 2014

On Campus Fashion: Chevron Prints

Chevron print is perfect for Spring. It's intricate design plays out well for a well constructed, chic outfit. Rock this look with plain accesories and shoes like today's on campus fashionista for a cool, casual look.

Check it out below!

Emulate this ensemble by pairing your chevron print dress with complimentary beige or white gladiator sandals and mixed-and-matched, minimal colorful accessories.

Let me know what you think of this outfit in the comments below!