Meet the Career Girl | Furaha Asani
Meet the Career Girl | Furaha Asani
by | Features

Furaha is a second year PhD student at the Department of Infection and Immunity, the University of Sheffield, UK. She is a Biochemist, currently doing immunology-related research. Furaha also writes short articles for ‘African hadithi’, an online magazine. Her articles are mostly opinion pieces about a whole range of topics from women’s body issues to interracial relationships in Africa.

“write in your voice”, But What does it mean?
“write in your voice”, But What does it mean?
by | Lifestyle

Guardian UK published a viral article on The Key to a Successful PhD: Write in Your Own Voice. Honestly, this is easier said than done! If I were to take this advice verbatim, I would be writing my thesis like a blog post. We all know that is one way to ask for trouble with the […]

Trends | Matching Tops and Bottoms
Trends | Matching Tops and Bottoms
by | Fashion/Style

  Tops and bottoms to-match were once a fashion faux pas, but now it’s really okay to match-up your outfit. I am not even one to let the rules of fashion hold me down, but it’s good to see this trend go mainstream.

Style Resolutions for 2015
Style Resolutions for 2015
by | Lifestyle

I cringe at the word resolutions too, so that makes two of us, hehe. However, I drafted this list of highly do-ables for myself, and it felt like a good idea to share on the blog. In 2015 1. Never go to bed with your make up on no matter how tired. If you don’t […]

Best Handbags for Grad Students
Best Handbags for Grad Students
by | Fashion/Style

If you’re like me, you have this all-weather handbag you carry to school everyday! For the year 2014, it’s been this:   My one-nation bag by stylish-academic featuring a leather tote I don’t have a new culprit for the new year (yet), so it’s likely I will be sticking to the poor brown bag. I got […]

Weekend Chic
Weekend Chic
by | Looks

It’s been dastardly cold lately, but I take solace in the fact that this too shall pass. This weekend, the stylish lady is spotting a plaid shirt with black skinny jeans. We need those gloves to make way for the finger tips, otherwise, our iPhones would be useless. What look are you spotting this weekend? […]

Weekend Chic
Weekend Chic
by | Looks

This is your girl this weekend (if she were heading out). Unfortunately, the cold weather has me semi-hibernating under the duvet, while my fingers stay on the keyboard. By the way, you can shop the look at the end of the post. Weekend Chic by stylish-academic featuring blue jeans Zalando white shirt / Parisian red jacket […]

Work Wear | Wednesday
Work Wear | Wednesday
by | Looks

Mid-week is here – hurray!  I’ll be quick and straight to the point. For the Wednesday look, I went the monochrome route again – only this time, it is paired with wine, teal and a nude handbag.     Work Wear | Stylish Academic by stylish-academic featuring vintage sunglasses