Tuesday, 31 December 2013


Seven is the number of prosperity, wealth and good fortune. 2014 adds up to seven! My year message 2014 is that may your new year be flourishing and fruitful for you and your family. May your lives thrive with happiness and you rejoice everyday of the year(Amen) HAPPY 2014!!!!! Love y'all much..We are gonna have the very best in 2014!!!! Hugss***.

Seven is the number of prosperity, wealth and good fortune. 2014 adds up to seven! My year message 2014 is that may your new year be flourishing and fruitful for you and your family. May your lives thrive with happiness and you rejoice every day of the year.. - See more at: http://www.allaroundnewyear.com/new-year-messages-2014/#sthash.UZukfO5w.dpuf
Seven is the number of prosperity, wealth and good fortune. 2014 adds up to seven! My year message 2014 is that may your new year be flourishing and fruitful for you and your family. May your lives thrive with happiness and you rejoice every day of the year.. - See more at: http://www.allaroundnewyear.com/new-year-messages-2014/#sthash.UZukfO5w.dpuf
Seven is the number of prosperity, wealth and good fortune. 2014 adds up to seven! My year message 2014 is that may your new year be flourishing and fruitful for you and your family. May your lives thrive with happiness and you rejoice every day of the year.. - See more at: http://www.allaroundnewyear.com/new-year-messages-2014/#sthash.UZukfO5w.dpuf

Tonto Dikeh Voted Most Beautiful & Social Actress of 2013.

It has been an amazing year for the Nollywood superstar; dusting herself from depression, she got everyone buzzing with her songs, movies and relationship status.
Today the actress took to Twitter to thank everyone who voted for her. We are not sure where the voting took place but Poko was happy for the honour.
She also got the title of the social actress of 2013.

Aliko Dangote Joins Twitter.

Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote has joined Twitter. And with no tweets yet, he's already verified. And within hours of joining, he's already had over 1,200 followers. Here's welcoming him to social media

Beyoncé and Jay Z Complete 22-Day Vegan Diet Challenge, Order Seafood in Miami.

Beyonce, Jay Z
Mission accomplished! Beyoncé and Jay Z have completed their 22-day vegan challenge. The couple decided to eliminate meat and animal products from their diets until Christmas, the rapper announced via his Life + Times blog just one day before his 44th birthday on Dec. 3.
A source tells E! News that the "Drunk in Love" collaborators dined at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen in Norcross, Ga., over the weekend. The spouses of five years traveled south to Miami, where they once again opted to eat seafood.

Prince William, Eva Longoria, Mark Wahlberg And More Celebs Who Went Back to School!

Prince William, Eva Longoria, Mark Wahlberg
Prince William is going to be hitting the books in 2014!
The palace announced on Monday that the Duke of Cambridge has signed up to participate in a 10-week course on agricultural management at the University of Cambridge.
The program, which begins in January, is said to be loaded with seminars, lectures and meetings that will all work within the Prince's busy schedule.
Prince George's papa will gain "an understanding of contemporary issues affecting agricultural business and rural communities in the United Kingdom."
But it turns out that he's not the only famous face who's returned to school in the recent years.

Eve Is Engaged To British Designer Maximillion Cooper!

Maximillion Cooper, Eve
Eve's love is going the distance.
The singer-actress is engaged to British designer and Gumball 3000 founder Maximillion Cooper, E! News exclusively confirms.
Eve's rep tells us that Cooper popped the question on Christmas Day, the sparkly evidence of which was first spied on Instagram in a photo in which she's surrounded by family—and flashing a diamond ring!
The pic prompted an immediate flood of speculative congratulations from fans, none of which the entertainer denied. In fact, she responded with heart emojis!

Kim Kardashian Goes Skiing With Kourtney, Bundles Up In Black Fur On The Slopes.

Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Skiing
Looking stylish, Kim Kardashian!
While on a family vacation in Park City, Utah, Kim hit the slopes for a skiing excursion with sister Kourtney Kardashian and two pals.
Kanye West's other half, who was bundled up in a black fur coat and matching black pants and gloves, was snapped riding the ski lift with her group before skiing down the snow-covered slopes. Kourt looked equally fashionable in brown ski gear and sunglasses.
A third member in their party (possibly West?) had their face completely covered with a ski mask while the fourth donned white.

Dwyane Wade Confirms He Fathered a Son During "Break" With Gabrielle Union, Calls It a "Blessing.

Dwyane Wade, Best Dressed
Dwayne Wade has nothing to hide. The Miami Heat guard confirmed reports that he fathered a son outside of his relationship with Gabrielle Union during a press conference on Monday, Dec. 30.
"I had a time, a part in our break, in our pain and our hurt, a blessing came out of it in my life, having a son that was born healthy," Wade, 31, said of his relationship with Union, 41. "So I'm moving on."
The press conference took place prior to the Heat's game against the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center, just hours after Wade's baby news made waves online. "I'm in the public eye, so obviously that's a part of it," Wade said of his son's birth making headlines. "It comes with the territory."

Beyoncé’s Instagram Bustier Top, Topshop Geo Knit Pencil Skirt, And Jil Sander Black Multi Colorblock Leather Sandals.

Beyoncé gave us all a little something to nosh on for the end of the year on Instagram, posing in a Bustier Top, $72 Topshop Geo Knit Pencil Skirt, and $500 Jil Sander Black Multi Colorblock Leather Sandals. Her knit chartreuse skirt features a tube silhouette for a curve-hugging fit and Her sporty chic sandals showcase colorblocking, buckled ankle straps, neon patent and metallic leather accents, grey fabric insoles, and functional 3.7″ matte black heels. Yes, she’s a hot woman!
Check out the pieces below:

Gisele Bundchen To Cover Pantene US campaign.

Pantene‘s tapped none other than Gisele Bundchen to front their US campaign for this year. She is already an ambassador for the brand in Latin America, so I guess Pantene is looking to ride that gravy train all the way to the US of A. I ain’t mad! (The Cut)

Naomi Campbell Rumoured To Be Dating Nigerian Oil Mogul Kola Aluko.

2  Naomi Campbell's The Face Australia Zac Posen Fall 2013 Wine Colored Gown
  Naomi Campbell‘s moving on with her love life, and is now rumored to be dating Nigerian oil mogul Kola Aluko. The pair were spied shopping in Paris back in October, and hung out again last week in London. Apparently, Aluko and Campbell are only “casually” seeing each other for now, but hopefully, this could blossom into a beautiful romance. I just want to see Queen Naomi happy and settled down! (Page Six).

Prada Casts Another Model Of Color For Campaign.

 Prada‘s released the first images for their Spring 2014 campaign, which includes Cindy Bruna, the second model of color the label has used in almost twenty years. Malaika Firth famously appeared as the first for their Fall 2013 campaign. It looks like Prada’s really trying to add a little diversity to their repertoire, and I’m here for it! (Fashionista)

Monday, 30 December 2013

Best Celebrity Engagement Rings of 2013: Kim Kardashian, Scarlett Johansson, Naya Rivera And More.

2013 Best Celebrity Engagements
Bling bling!
2013 was a big year for celebrity engagements and we were positively bursting with excitement with each marvelous diamond ring we spotted on our favorite stars.
Kim Kardashian's engagement to Kanye West was certainly one for the books, and her flawless 15-carat sparkler by Lorraine Schwartz certainly caused quite a stir in the celebrity wedding world.
Kim's dazzling diamond might be the most magnificent ring ever!
We're also envious of the stunning baubles seen on Naya Rivera, Ciara and Ashley Tisdale this year.
These leading ladies flaunted gorgeous stones with impeccable settings, and we just know their upcoming nuptials will be just as impressive.

Watch Video: Beyoncés Selt-Titled "Part 4".

Beyonce, Blue Ivy
There's no doubt that Beyoncé's latest album is her most revealing body of work yet. Literally.
The singer defended her decision to show off her body and feature several explicit songs in part four of her self-titled documentary called Liberation.
"The day I got engaged was my husband's birthday and I took him to Crazy Horse and I remember thinking, ‘Damn, these girls are fly.' And I just thought it was the ultimate sexy show. I wish I was up there, I wish I could perform that for my man…so that's what I did for my video," Bey said about her track "Partition."
Watch vid below:

Miley Cyrus Rocks A Pink Mohawk On Love Magazine Cover.

Miley Cyrus, Love Magazine

Dwyane Wade Fathered A Baby With Another Woman Before Proposing To Gabrielle Union.

Dwayne Wade, Gabrielle Union
It turns out Dwyane Wade has been team-building in his off-season.
The Miami Heat superstar's third child was born a few months ago, before he proposed to fiancée Gabrielle Union—who, incidentally, is not the baby's mother.
A source tells E! News that Union was angry and distanced herself from Wade when she first heard the news. They have since apparently reconciled, with Union all smiles and flashing her huge diamond engagement ring while watching her husband-to-be play the L.A. Lakers on Christmas Day at Staples Center.
Reps for the couple have not yet returned requests for comment.

Taylor Swift Named 2013 Tennessean Of The Year.

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift is a much-loved lady in Tennessee, y'all!
In fact, on Dec. 28, The Tennessean named the 24-year-old country-pop singer as 2013's Tennessean of the Year.
Swift wasn't born a Southern belle (her family moved to Middle Tennessee when she was 14 to pursue her music career), but as the Nashville paper notes, she has "become a worldwide ambassador for Tennessee's capital city, an example to millions of young (and not-so-young) people of how to turn damaged feelings into healing creativity, and a financial booster to some of the city's most important institutions."

Fashionistas To Look Out For In 2014.

Nicole Scherzinger could not be stopped this year! The X-Factor UK judge took to our TV screens each week in the most glamorous of gowns, though also making a statement while off-duty.

Top Trends Of 2013.

1 Nicole Richie's Art Basel Miami Emilio Pucci Resort 2014 Blue Neoprene Crop Top and Blue and White Silk Embroidered Trousers
Crop Tops: It’s the trend that launched a thousand crunches and gym memberships. Sure, crop tops have been around for what seems like forever. But in 2013, the trend really got proper shine! Whether it was thrown on for a day at the beach, or viewing hot art pieces in Miami, it girls couldn’t get enough of the midriff baring top.

Best Models Of The Year 2013.

4 Jourdan Dunn by Alan Gelati for S Moda November 2013
When you’re tall, beautiful, and have a contract with one of the top modeling agencies in the world, it’s hard to have a bad year. And misfortune proved to be a challenge for these models, who seemed to be everywhere these past 12 months. Between campaigns, editorials, runway gigs, and a smattering of lucrative side-projects, these six girls definitely made the most of 2013. Pictured above is Jourdan Dunn.Is there anyone who doesn’t adore Jourdan Dunn? Her bubbly disposition and undeniable beauty have continued to help her pick up campaigns with DKNY and Rihanna x River Island, as well as appearances in GQAllureVogue Spain, and more.

Ariana Grande By Matt Jones For Cosmopolitan February 2014.


Celebrity Highlights Of The Day.

Brandy and glam squad in Botswana
Hey everyone!  Hope you all had a fantastic Christmas and are looking forward to a fabulous new year!
I’m positive that’s what most celebs are up to, since a ton seemed to be laying low after indulging in holiday feasts.  We still have a few who showed out, however, to give their Instagram accounts and onlookers a little peek into what they wore on the weekend.  Who nailed it and who just didn’t make it to the hot list?  Let’s take a look! Pictured above is Brandy and her glam squad let the fun times roll as they cozied up to each other to snap a fierce pic while in Botswana.  Wearing a black dress by Sen (thanks Dida!) and $723 Gianvito Rossi PVC ankle strap pumps, Brandy proved that she slays, no matter the continent.  Hot!

Khloe Kardashian By James White For Cosmopolitan UK February 2014.


Hair It Is: The Best Celeb Hair Moments Of 2013.

Celebrities are always changing their outfits to make a statement, and their hair is just as expressive. From Oprah’s afro-licious moment to Kim Kardashian’s blonde ambition, here are the hair transformations that impressed me and had everyone buzzing this year.

Kenya Moore Talks Motherhood: ‘I Plan On Having A Baby Next Year’.

kenya moore on wendy williams
Kenya Moore has big baby plans for 2014!
During an recent interview with Life & Style, the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star said she hopes to be pregnant within the next six months.

Watch Previews: 12 Black Movies To Look Forward To In 2014.

black movies 20142013 was a win-win for Black cinema with both critically acclaimed movies (“12 Years A Slave,” “Fruitvale Station”) and in the box office (“Best Man Holiday,” “The Butler”).  Now that Hollywood has gotten the message that movies with casts of color are indeed profitable, 2014 promises more dramas, romantic comedies and action thrillers for Black moviegoers.I’ve compiled a list of some of the most anticipated projects for 2014 below:

T.I. Mourns Shooting Death Of His Up-and-Coming Hustle Gang Artist.

T.i. Doe B
T.I. took to Twitter to mourn the death of rapper Doe B., who he signed to his Hustle Gang label last summer.
“U’ll never be forgotten & U WILL NOT DIE IN VAIN,” he wrote to his nearly five million followers.

Robin Roberts Comes Out as Gay: Russell Simmons, Chely Wright and More Stars React.

Robin Roberts, Oscars 2013
Robin Roberts has come out as gay.
In a post on Facebook Sunday, the Good Morning America host reflected back on a "critical milestone" in her treatment for myelodysplastic syndrome, saying she was grateful for her "longtime girlfriend" Amber Laign, among others.
An ABC spokesperson confirmed to E! News that Roberts has been in a 10 year same-sex relationship with Laign, who is a licensed massage therapist who specializes in working with people recovering from injuries.
Roberts and Laign, a Bay Area native, met through mutual friends.

Khloé Kardashian Opens Up About Her Past Year and Resolutions for 2014: "I Need a Good Fresh Start".

Khloe Kardashian, Cosmopolitan,  *EMBARGOED UNTIL 00:01 (GMT) 30TH DECEMBER 2013*
Khloé Kardashian faced a lot of personal struggle in 2013, culminating in her decision to file for divorce from her husband of four years, Lamar Odom.
Speaking out for the first time since ending her marriage, the 29-year-old reveals in an exclusive interview with Cosmopolitan UK  that she is "excited" for this year to be over.
"I love the new year, new beginnings," the E! star says in the February 2014 issue. "I need a good fresh start; I'm excited for this year to be over with…You only live once so let's make that one time perfect. We can't fix our mistakes and imperfections, so let's have fun. You get what you give out in life."
Kardashian looks radiant on the cover of the magazine, donning a baby blue lace mini dress and peach lips.

Sunday, 29 December 2013

Yay Or Nay: Omawunmi's Outfit At First Cut Movie Premiere.

Professor Wole Soyinka Loses 48-Year Old Daughter .

Professor Wole Soyinka lost one of his daughters today. Iyetade who was born in 1965 died today at UCH hospital in Ibadan where she was been treated for an undisclosed ailment. She left behind two children, her parents and siblings.  May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace.

Nicki Minaj Shares A Photo With Her Beautiful Mother.

Who do you think is Nicki's mother, The woman by the left or the right?

Stephanie Okereke's New Blonde Look.

Here is a picture of Stephanie's new look. She also rocked two different shades, which is your favourite?

Rihanna In Charlie By Matthew Zink Charlie Resort Shirt And Skirt.

Rihanna is living it up in Barbados! The songstress went bold at a fête in a $65 Charlie Resort Shirt and $65 Skirt by one of her favorite brands, Charlie by Matthew Zink.She finished her look with $370 Miu Miu Round Sunglasses, a crystal belt, and crystal sandals. Her shirt is crafted from yellow silk double georgette, featuring a gold snap front placket and cuffs while Her matching skirt showcases gold button belt detailing, an elastic waistband, and back patch pockets.I would totally wear this on a Caribbean vacation! What do you think?
Check out her Charlie Resort Shirt and  Skirt below:

Kylie Jenner In Linda Farrow x The Row 18 Sunglasses, Theory Twine Small Print Klima Blouse, J Brand 815 Velvet Skinny Jeans, Balenciaga Buckle Strap Ankle Boots, And Chanel Half Moon Bag.

Kylie Jenner’s was spotted outside of LAX Airport in a pair of $436 Linda Farrow x The Row 18 Sunglasses, $235 Theory Twine Small Print Klima Blouse, $126 J Brand 815 Velvet Skinny Jeans, $1,133 Balenciaga Buckle Strap Ankle Boots, and a $1,899 Chanel Half Moon Bag. Her round stainless steel framed sunglasses feature an arched bridge detail and minimal wire frames with soft leather caps for added comfort and Her silk crepe blouse is nautical-inspired, showcasing black stripes, a ribbed crew neckline, and a notched hem.Her black velvet skinny jeans feature belt loops, two front faux patch pockets, and two back patch pockets while Her shiny black leather boots boast a round-toe silhouette, cutout sides, gold metal hardware, strap and buckle front fastenings, white stitched edge detailing, chunky platforms, and 2″ block heels.Last, but not least is her classic shoulder bag which features the brand’s classic embossed double C logo, a half-moon shape, and chain link shoulder strap.Definitely a cute airport look!
Check out her outfit below:

Teyana Taylor’s Instagram Céline Forest Green Leather Biker Jacket, Rocksmith Clothing Freetown Pullover Hoodie, Freetown Pullover Slim Sweatpants, and Nike Air Jordan 12 Sneakers.

Teyana Taylor posed on Instagram in a Céline Forest Green Leather Biker Jacket, $79 Rocksmith Clothing Freetown Pullover Hoodie, $75 Freetown Pullover Slim Sweatpants from the brand, and Nike Air Jordan 12 Sneakers. Her forest green biker jacket is crafted from kangaroo leather and features silver hardware and
Her polyester fleece hoodie features a printed hood, kangaroo pocket, and the brand’s contrast logo, Her matching cotton polyester sweatpants boast printed pockets and the brand’s contrast logo and her Jordan sneakers which were originally released in 2004. This is quite styled for a casual look no? Nevertheless, I do like the leather! What do you think?
Check out her outfit below:

Pretty Portion Control Plates: Slim & Sage Plates Make Portion Control Pretty.

PB#2Slim & Sage is a collection of stunningly designed porcelain plates ideal for healthy eating, portion control and weight management. Slim & Sage’s elegant European designs conceal the recommended proportions needed to build a sensible diet: one-quarter of the plate is for lean protein, one-quarter for whole grains and one-half is for vegetables; so it’s eating better through design. Slim & Sage makes eating healthy feel discreet, luxurious and stylish.

Beyoncé Attends Jay Z Concert In Atlanta, Duo Dance To "Drunk in Love" At Afterparty.

jay z beyonce club reign
Nothing like having your girl in the audience to watch you perform.
Jay Z took the stage in front of a sold-out crowd on Friday, Dec. 27 in Atlanta and Beyoncé was in attendance, a concert eyewitness reveals to E! News.
The rapper was picking out fans in the crowd and expressing his gratitude. "I don't care how many number one albums I make its cause I have people like you," the hip-hop mogul said.
After a bunch of girls screamed at the stage that they loved him, Hova smoothly replied "sorry ladies, my girl is here tonight."
Watch vid below:

Kim Kardashian Shares Photo of North West's Mini Car, Matches Kanye West's Lamborghini.

North West may be too young to remember her first Christmas, but let's just say the precious 6-month-old received some fabulous gifts.
Her proud mama Kim Kardashian shared the latest present the tiny tot received: a mini Lamborghini to match dad Kanye West's luxurious ride.
"Like father like daughter," the 33-year-old  captioned the snapshot of her daughter's new wheels, which she added to her Instagram account on Friday, Dec. 27.
Earlier in the week, Kim gave us a sneak peek as to what her baby would be finding under the tree, including some very stylish outfits from Kimye's designer friends like Giuseppe Zanotti, Stella McCartney, Charlotte Olympia, Michael Coste and Hermès Paris. Lucky Gal..

Nadia Buari & Jim Iyke Looking Cute.

Nadia Buari & Jim Iyke were spotted at one of the priemeres of  " The diary of imogen brown"...They look so good together..don't they?

The NET's list Of The 12 Biggest Artist Of 2013 .

According to a list put together by Nigeria Entertainment Today, these are the 12 biggest artists of 2013. See below and see if you agree with them...

2013 was a very big year for Nigerian music and quite a number of artistes lived up to expectation. We’re talking sold-out shows, monster singles, European tours and endorsement deals. NET presents the 12 biggest artistes of 2013.
1. Wizkid
2. Davido
3. P-Square
4. Tiwa Savage
5. D'banj
6. Iyanya
7. Olamide
8. Flavour
9. Kcee
10. Femi Kuti
11. Ice Prince
12. 2face Idibia
What do you think of this list? Any name missing for you?

Beyonce In Givenchy Fall 2013 Sequin Sleeved Graphic Sweatshirt And Christian Dior Fall 2011 Guetre Alligator Lace-Up Thigh High Boots.

3 Beyonce's Club Reign Givenchy Fall 2013 Sequin Sleeved Graphic Sweatshirt and Christian Dior Fall 2011 Guetre Alligator Lace-Up Thigh High Boots
Beyonce and Jay Z were spied at Club Reign in Atlanta, with Jay-Z in a black shirt and gold chain, and Mrs. Carter in a Givenchy Fall 2013 Sequin Sleeved Sweatshirt, close fit pants, and Christian Dior Fall 2011 Guetre Over-the-Knee Boots. Her sweatshirt features a ring of fire and a shark jaw print and her Fall 2011 was a great year for Christian Dior accessories! Many starlets have been spied in variations of these runway boots. She looks cool and laid back. Get ‘em, Bey! What do you think?
Check out her ensemble below:

Trey Songz At Club Reign In Atlanta..

Trey Songz at Club Reign in Atlanta.
Trey Songz posed for the paps outside Club Reign in Atlanta. Looking good ..no?

Eva Longoria And Boyfriend Jose Amtonio Baston Spotted.

Eva Longoria and boyfriend Jose Amtonio Baston Head Out For Lunch
Eva headed out for lunch with her new boyfriend, decked out in all white. She kept her sandals in a neutral hue and added a pop of color in the form of a red handbag. Pretty cute.no?

Yay Or Nay: Miley Cyruss' Ensemble At The Premiere Of Beacher’s Madhouse Las Vegas.

Miley Cyrus Hosts The Premiere Of Beacher's Madhouse Las Vegas
Entertainer Miley Cyrus arrived at the premiere of Beacher’s Madhouse Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino in this outfit. What do you think?

Eva Longoria Looking Beautiful In Pink.

Eva Longoria Leaves Mr. Chow In Style
Actress Eva Longoria looks beautiful in a pink dress, black heels, and a lust worthy clutch. What do you think?

Naomi Campbell Flaunts Bikini Bod.

Naomi Campbell makes it another Beach Day in Malindi
Naomi Campbell spent another day at the beach in Malindi, Kenya this afternoon. The model was accompanied by some friends including her ex-boyfriend, Flavio Briatore’s wife, Elisabetta Gregoraci. Naomi showed off her body in a blue bikini.Sexyy!

Rihanna In Charlie By MZ Bronze Crystal Deco Bikini.

Rihanna shows off her curves in her native Barbados
Rihanna is clearly about that, “Fun In The Sun” type of life. She showed off her $990 Charlie by MZ Bronze Crystal Deco bikini as she stepped out for a jet ski ride with friends in her hometown of Bridgetown, Barbados.

Katy Perry In UNIF No Nu Frenz Sequin Top And Chanel Pink Leather Mini Backpack.

Katy Perry went bold at the Britney: Piece Of Me Grand Opening in Vegas in a $149 UNIF No Nu Frenz Sequin Top, Chanel Pink Leather Mini Backpack, a white tulle mini skirt, black over-the-knee socks, and black leather platform buckle boots. Her sequin top features black contrast, jersey-inspired detailing including the phrase “Nu Frenz” and the number “0″and Her backpack is crafted from the French fashion house’s iconic quilted leather, showcasing gold tone hardware detailing, a pull string closure, straps with brushed gold hardware, and one mini front pouch. Katy Perry’s hair and makeup have never looked better!
What do you think?
Check out her ensemble below:

Saturday, 28 December 2013

CHIC EATS: 3 Healthy Soups Worth Slurping [RECIPES]

The weather outside is frightful, but your diet doesn’t have to be. Soup is a great healthy way to fill up without bulking up – on calories that is. The pot is where it’s hot, so check out these 3 recipes and get ready to healthify your favorite soups this season.

1. Light & Tasty Broccoli Cheddar Soup