Workchic : Neon Vibes

Just like the blazer dress was a thing of the 80s, neon too was.  I stayed clear of neon like most people do for a long time but I bought my first neon piece in 2016. Since then, I’ve only added more of them to my closet. When you wear neon colours, be ready for […]

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Workchic: Wrap Blazer Dress 

The wrap dress trend has been taking over for sometime now and in July, I copped this beautiful pink and black blazer wrap dress with frill bottom at a closet sale. When I spotted it, I was watching the last season of How To Get Away With Murder at the time and I immediately imagined […]

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STYLE|Trending: Print Mix

Hi, another work week is ending today and I hope you are as excited as I am that it’s Friday. For a long time, there was a perception that patterns/prints could not be mixed. So once you had one patterned piece on, every other thing had to be plain to complement it. In recent times, this […]

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The Future of Work

With the advancement of technology over the years, the future of work is a major concern in every industry today. A budding question at the top of everyone’s mind is if they will be needed for work in a few years. It is impossible not to wonder if an employer will need employees when machines […]

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It’s Feedback Time

I’ve been blogging since March 2017 and it’s crazy to think I haven’t done a feedback post. I really appreciate my readers all around the world so this post is for you. For clicking the link in my bio, for typing “mariamshittu.com” into your browser, for telling people about my blog, for liking and commenting on my posts,  for following my blog, for referring my blog posts to people. Thank you!!!!!

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Lagos Living|I Painted For The First Time

Hi y’all welcome to a new week. As the title of this post suggests, I painted. It’s something for me to be excited about because it was my first time ever painting. I’m going to start with a little story. The last time I did anything related to this was in Primary school. Yes, you […]

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Places in Lagos|Ocean Basket

Have you been to Ocean Basket? You probably have as they have been in Nigeria since 2012 but do you know that they moved to a bigger and better location on Akin Adesola Street recently? Ocean Basket is a seafood restaurant originally South African. It is located in 14 other countries today. I visited the […]

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POEM|If Only She Knew

I wish she knew the power of her smile the magic in her touch and the significance of the times we spent together I wish she knew the true meaning of the gifts the influence she has on me and the reason I’m always there I wish she knew…. Mariam Shittu

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Book Review|Children of Blood and Bone – Tomi Adeyemi

The first time I heard of Tomi Adeyemi was through a video of her interview on Good Morning America that was sent to my high school whatsapp group where she talked about the seven-figure book advance and movie deal she secured(secured the bag). I remember saying to myself that day, “I’m definitely gonna read this […]

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