The bomber jacket emerges …after leaving my job

As a continuation from when I revealed I quit my job for freedom one would think this was planned out to perfection. The answer is No it was not quite. A normal person would have savings, I had used all mine on trips for travel blogging sake! The day I resigned I realized that my opinion or feelings were always going to be ignored for … Continue reading The bomber jacket emerges …after leaving my job

The Freedom Project. . . What really motivated me to lose weight!

A month since my last blog post but more than a year since I have been completely open and blogger like on this platform. So here I am, Concrete Jungle Fashionista back to do what I began years ago, which is share too much information. For the past three years I was defined by my employer so in May I quit my job to pursue … Continue reading The Freedom Project. . . What really motivated me to lose weight!

Avoiding a male style disaster

Everyone has that guy they know who has horrid style. While they may not like the idea of a gay stylist or their bae telling them their style is whack, they need this infographic. There is no shade here, remembering someone was not impressed with AKA a South African rappers black tie brown shoes at an event with his current bae, Bonang.

So please all those with a husband, boyfriend, guy friend, brother, cousin whose style never knows what to wear for a dresscode www.theblacktux.com sent me an infographic to solve that mess! Continue reading “Avoiding a male style disaster”

Zimbabwean Fashion Mogul launches Fashion School

Harare is becoming a fashion hub in its own right, back when I started this blog it was unclear to me where we stood as an industry.

This year Designer of Zuvva is launching a fashion school branch. Continue reading “Zimbabwean Fashion Mogul launches Fashion School”

#Career: Being a young African female startup owner

They call us Miss Independent. She walks like the boss, talks like the boss…and is fly effortlessly

Do not be fooled. It can come with connotations that independence means from love and human contact.

Let us be honest…

Being a female entrepreneur has enough challenges as being a corporate working female.

It is the snide remarks on women having to be domesticated, despite that when people decide to be housewives they also face challenges.

But there is hope Continue reading “#Career: Being a young African female startup owner”

Change is good…well at least I feel it is

This past month I have been settling down in a new job. Yes the job that was my entrance in media at Sunday Mail has changed. It was a rather long and hard decision, okay maybe I WhatsApped my 4 friends who said GO GET IT GIRL!!!

So here is what I learned so far when I changed from the biggest newspaper brand in Zimbabwe to … well… somewhere unknown Continue reading “Change is good…well at least I feel it is”

Coffee Shopping, an essential Blogger haven

HARARE – A haven for bloggers is definitely a coffee shop. The coffee shop gives a mobile home office, WiFi and power source and you are ready to do your thang (Not sure if it is cool to say thang instead of thing anymore).

Being a blogger means you wear many hats so you can also be a business person, a student studying school or setting up a project – we make several plans.

So I have not shopped in a while, but I now coffee “shop” often. Today I want to talk about a coffee shop I call home for a day,  Continue reading “Coffee Shopping, an essential Blogger haven”