(Notice how I changed my usual ‘guys’ to ‘loves’ because you know, it’s Valentine’s Day and all…so mushy, I know) oh how I’ve missed my blog though, sigh. And of course you guys too! As you may all have noticed, I took a little bit of a break there just to gather myself because honestly, a lot needed to be handled before I could get back to social media. Can’t wait to put into action some of the things I have planned for the near future! I’m done making excuses now, it’s time to get down to business. Plus what better and more lovely day than today to make a comeback on the blog? ❤️
So why Sunset Reminiscent? Because I look at this outfit and all the oranges and reds mixing together…perfect sunset vibe! But you know me, can’t have an outfit without at least one basic colour (read white in this case). Also, I had to give an ode to the weather recently…man, this sun needs to give us a break (as you can tell from my super awesome tan). Plus it’s Valentine’s Day! Ever since I can remember, I’ve always associated this day with red…and I know what you’re thinking ‘duh, Dida…isn’t that obvious?’ I know I know, but what I mean is literally every year on 14th Feb, I knew I’d wake up to hundreds of women on the streets wearing red, hawkers trying to force a red rose in your face as you’re busy minding your own business and that creepy guy from primary school who’d try to give you a Dairy Milk in a red envelope but you’re like ‘eww, cooties’. But the older I grew, the more I noticed the hype dying down. I’d see less and less women wearing red…I mean I’m yet to see a woman wearing red today and it’s already way past midday. I’m yet to have a hawker force a red rose on me. What happened to this day guys? I’m a BIG lover of love, the hopeless idealist romantic who loves to watch others be happy and in love…the one who prays for the same happily ever after that chick flicks make us believe in. But even I’m wearing orange today (no, not the outfit you see in this post lol). When did it suddenly become a bad thing to show appreciation for the day set aside just for love? Me wearing orange is my way of ‘trying’ to get close to red but not trying to look ‘lame’. But why should it be lame? Am I the only one who still feels this way? Sigh, this is one girl’s quest to try and save Valentine’s Day. Where my chocolates at doe? lol.
Otherwise I really hope all of you are having an amazing and fabulous day! For all you ladies out there rocking red, I salute you! For all you men out there spoiling your ladies, I salute you! And for all my single mamas…it’s alright doll, you’re not the only one going to bed without a bouquet of roses tonight, we stand together! lol.
Not even gonna talk about the outfit in this post guys, pretty sure you can see it for yourselves but I really just wanna take this opportunity to really express my love for y’all. Honestly thank you so much for all the support you’ve given me. I can’t even begin to express how grateful I am. I get so much love, it’s crazy…and the fact that you’ve actually stayed with me even with my frequent disappearing acts means so much to me, I can’t even put it in words. Y’all deserve a medal for your patience! But I promise, bigger and better things coming…you deserve the best after all. Just yesterday I got the huge honour of being Capital FM’s Instagrammer of the Week! To some people that may not be a big deal, but for someone who hasn’t been active on Instagram for over a month to get this means so much to me you have no idea! In case you never got the chance to check out the article, you can read it here. So Alhamdulillah, maybe this was the kick I needed on the behind to get things rolling again, lol.
Either way, thank you…and Happy Valentine’s Day!
Also, don’t forget..
Dida Loves You x
Scarf – Amarah Fashion
Dress – Eastleigh
Shirt – Thrifted
Bag & Earrings – Mr. Price
Shoes – Bata
Photography – Sabrina Said
(How great are these photos though? You guys need to check out her blog!)