Fashion

BUSH WOMAN

Don’t ask me why but I can tell a lie
I choose not to because it’s easier to fry
It’s simpler to pound the yams and fix the mound
Than mend the frown that takes fed-up men to the ground

No space for pancakes on my face
No time to spend gazing at who I am
I can’t go peeling off the glow he gave as skin
And claim I do Him service by looking now like a rainbow

No need for claws on my fingers
To do engravings like witch Samadora
But sure I can rub him smooth and soft
And free the hands that cuddle nature

No need for extensions on my crown
Well you sure know I’ve a forest to my own
It’s thick and heavy and yes is bliss
It’s gold to those who know what it’s worth

That loin that goes far beyond, it’s bliss
I can run and skip in it, yes, even blink to let in the seed
I can take it turns and never let him beg
I can carry and let the seed blossom, it’s my joy to do it, to see us many

I don’t think you need to see the lines up and back
Even if he wants, he’ll sure not see it so
I’m all covered and yes, I’m glad I am
Whether I stay at home, my office or the farm

I don’t think I need to squirch on 6 inches heels
Do I really need to sign a blank cheque for such a sprain?
Well, maybe my floor has no tiles or cement though I walk bare
And maybe I don’t need those to stand tall and face him square

It’s good, no offense, it’s good to look good
It’s bad to say you’ll fix you cuz He who made you made you wrong
It’s right to go clean or high and no one says oth
It’s bad to say you know it all when someone isn’t you
It’s good to go buzzy and trendy and chick
It’s mean and shallow to think that’s all there is to life

No need to look like a borrowed maze
Where you find yourself looking for yourself
Oh You took yourself to and lost yourself in that maze
For fear you’d be called a bush woman

But hey, a bush woman I’m proud to be
I’m not swinging high or rotting low
I’m simply who and what He made; I glow
More than anything in the world, I’m proud to be me.

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SCARVES EN VOGUE

Unlike the yesteryears where headscarves were fashion respected only by the aged, youths nowadays have returned to this piece of fashion, using it in sundry ramifications.

Get various colours

Get various colours

Looking smart with a headscarf

Smart in headscarf

It is knotted as a bow, when one needs to reduce the effect of the idea of wearing a head scarf. This gives one the young look of moving with a ribbon.

Others, who love the designer look, prefer the scarf tied up in a bunch. Several colours of scarves can be mixed to achieve the desired look. This adds a spicy dash to the overall novelty.

Get the designer look

Get the designer look

But colourful

And colourful

Look simple, yet good

Look simple, yet good

If not tied up in a bunch, then letting the bunch go behind, but still knotted, is another style. For those who love the features of their face to prompt out, this is the perfect match. It adds a touch of responsibility to the look.

Better still; just keep up the traditional headscarf of wanting to look mature and in control. Perfect for matching up with the traditional African wear. It makes you simply African, and beautiful.

Be black, and beautiful

Be black, and beautiful

Even in headscarves

Even in headscarves

Look good

Look good

If the above don’t do, then try this really simple one.  Make yourself beautiful with a scarf on, but still stay en vogue.