Salt-n-Pepa really is here

Not only is Salt-n-Pepa playing in my head on a loop, I’m seeing them everywhere on the streets of Freetown.

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Salima was channeling Salt on Sunday in Congo Cross with her half bleached faux hawke/flat top, animal print and spray-on tights.

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I think Zainab has a bit of a Pepa look going on. The blingy gold and crazy mop weave are unmistakable. 

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Charles could easily pass for the guy in the ‘Push it‘ video who’s line is ‘Get up on this’. Only for the sexy people! 

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This is kind of later era Salt-n-Pepa when Spinderella got hair extensions. Actually I made that up, I just wanted to include this photo of best friends Joanna and Jaminata who were very excited about striking a pose against this brick wall.

Look at these fly mothers

I went to a pretty radical party on the weekend which has left me humming Push it by Salt-n- Pepa for two days straight. 

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The dance floor was thumping, as were some of the  fashion offerings. Here are a couple of standouts:

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Reggie pushes it in the ultimate party dress. Not only does it feature the perfect on-trend peplum (really excited that I can finally use that word on this blog) but it’s made in traditional Salone style tie dye.

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While Dr Kennedy’s outfit seems somewhat conservative at first glance, look closely at the footwear….
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 These sandals are straight from his mother country Kenya and commonly worn by the Masai people. I’m telling you, we all stood back when Dr Kennedy did his breakdance head-spin. These treads could take an eye out.