Soul food

She just wants to be beautiful
She goes unnoticed, she knows no limits,
She craves attention, she praises an image,
She prays to be sculpted by the sculptor
Oh she don’t see the light that’s shining
Deeper than the eyes can find it
Maybe we have made her blind
So she tries to cover up her pain, and cut her woes away
‘Cause covergirls don’t cry after their face is made

But there’s a hope that’s waiting for you in the dark
You should know you’re beautiful just the way you are
And you don’t have to change a thing
The world could change its heart
No scars to your beautiful, we’re stars and we’re beautiful

natural hair, braids out, skater skirt, plaid shirt
She has dreams to be an envy, so she’s starving
You know, “Covergirls eat nothing.”
She says, “Beauty is pain and there’s beauty in everything.”
“What’s a little bit of hunger?”
“I could go a little while longer,” she fades away
She don’t see her perfect, she don’t understand she’s worth it
Or that beauty goes deeper than the surface
Ah oh, ah ah oh,
So to all the girls that’s hurting
Let me be your mirror, help you see a little bit clearer
The light that shines within
retro glasses,  natural hair , braids out , skater skirt
No better you than the you that you are
No better life than the life we’re living
No better time for your shine, you’re a star
Oh, you’re beautiful, oh, you’re beautiful
Scars to your beautiful by Alessia Cara
Most of us get so caught up with beats we ignore the lyrics and the message the song is really passing. 
This song speaks bout what most people go through , always feeling less than enough , not pretty enough and society doesn’t help by parading their idea of beauty but f… that, society doesn’t know shit and it can’t even make up its mind. Today thighs are in , tomorrow skinny is in,next thick is in…..  That’s definitely not worth changing for. 
Beautiful just the way you are
plaid shirt, skater skirt

Today’s look was really easy to pull off,  I finally wore this shirt for the blog, last time I just tied it on my waist here and the skirt is the same from this post
Almost didn’t get the skirt but thank God my friend talked me into it, expect more of it.

My first attempt on a braid out on my hair ,what do you think?

Style formula : skirt + shirt + sneakers

Lots of love


  1. Funmi

    August 8, 2016 at 10:05 pm

    Beautiful words there. Indeed we all are beautify the way we are.

    Funmi x

    1. Iyesogie Ogieriakhi

      August 9, 2016 at 8:18 pm

      I'm glad you agree dear

  2. Toluwalade Toyin-Kehinde

    August 9, 2016 at 5:13 am

    This write up is so nice! I'm a skater skirt kind of girl so definitely loving this look. See my new post I'm also going to be wearing one, like minds?!



    August 9, 2016 at 8:21 am

    i luv your skater skirt. you look simple but yet stylish

  4. En_kay

    August 9, 2016 at 8:52 am

    Simple and cute


  5. Kachee Tee

    August 10, 2016 at 8:19 am

    This check shirt is such a wardrobe staple. Couldn't really see the hair, but it looks nice!

  6. Sonish Space

    August 10, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    This is so deep. We are beautiful in whateve shape or shade we come in. Love how you convey the message so gracefully. You look great and look the casual chic look.

  7. Sophie Atieno

    August 10, 2016 at 3:11 pm

    I really love the colors on your shirt and the choice of converse.Looking great.

  8. Evita O. Enwefah

    August 11, 2016 at 4:00 pm

    Sogie is a fine geh eyai eyai ooh! Wait, you didn't want the skirt initially?woooot?! It's so lovely and it suits you perfectly. Waiting to see more of it. Alessia Cara is just bae. Love all her songs.


  9. Samke Hlongwa

    August 12, 2016 at 3:22 pm

    This is so true hey…….indeed we have blinded her


  10. Wumi 'Tuase

    August 15, 2016 at 10:24 am

    Alessia Cara gives life with her songs tbh. This your look reminds me of one of mine, plaid and skater skirts are so playful, I love it.

  11. Cherish Ali

    August 26, 2016 at 3:53 am

    The message I got from this is that we should be comfortable in our skin and ot go out of our way to fit the 'beautiful' description of society, as it is ever-changing. Women most especially are guilty of this but that is of course because society puts the pressure on us. We should learn to embrace our flaws and perfections as it is only when we do this, we can truly get others to appreciate us. Lovely piece and well written.

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