Love Zahra + Akira + Trench Vest and Fringe

The perfect piece that is slowly but surely filling up my wardrobe is the modest dresser’s best friend: the long vest, see examples here and here. It is that one extra layer that takes your everyday midi dress or jeans and tee outfit to another level, that covetable je ne sais quoi.  Another bonus – you can wear it with a body-con dress without feeling the least bit body-conscious. This particular vest is from Akira Chicago, and right now you can get 15% off your order from Akira with the code LoveZahra – valid until 11/15/15! (Offer is not limited to this vest)

For my Chicago girls, tonight is the first night of the Gilt City Warehouse Sale – are you as excited as I am? I am on the hunt for boots and bags- I’ll be snapchatting my visit too so follow me on snapchat to see more!

Have a great weekend xx

akira akira-fringe-bag-akira-trench-vest-midi-dress-asos fringe-bag-akira-trench-vest-midi-dressThanks to Akira – Trench Vest (15% off with code LoveZahra) | DressBag (15% off with code LoveZahra) | Shoes|Watch thanks to Folli Follie |Bracelet (J.Crew sold out but here’s a Similar Style)

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Shootin’ the breeze 💨🌴
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First time back to my hometown to see my parents since Thanksgiving 2019. The kids have been so excited to see their Nanababa and Nano! The last video is what I was really missing tho…
My new favorite place in the house is definitely the sitting room off my bedroom. (See the before in my Reels) I worked with @thehavenly to turn this into my dream space. Now what used to be a pass through, is where I love to sit down after a shower and put on lotion or comb my hair, or even just curl up and read a book or listen to a guided meditation. Just a cozy and pretty space that feels intentional 💕 #havenlyambassador #interiordesign
I glow ‘cause I know what my worth is…who can name that song?? (every mom probably knows)
Thanks for all the love on my last post ❤️ I’m nursing a vulnerability hangover because I am actually a pretty private person (believe it or not) but every time I do get in my feelings and share it I end up connecting with so many of you and that makes it worth it. I know I am inspiring women to be unapologetic and to live their truth by doing so myself. That’s not a flex, enough of you dm me on the daily for me to say it with confidence. So with that- Lets go 2022! Hope this year keeps you feeling rested, hydrated, and living your best life! Also sorry and yes I’m definitely bothered by that rug flipped over in the back
Life is weird. For 2022 I’m thinking about how much I’ve personally grown. From this 21 year old girl getting married to someone I barely knew way too fast (my first marriage- also divorced within a year). That experience made me learn so much about standing up for what I wanted. Then for many years I thought I knew who I was, and soon I realized that wasn’t it either. I evolved. I struggled with my faith, particularly in 2020 when I felt attacked for my non mainstream views about Islam - interfaith marriage, LGBTQ, etc. Because of that, I lost a lot of supporters and tbh- sadly lost some friends. But I also figured out, with the sage advice from papa Shah, that there are as many opinions in the world as there are people - so me trying to change peoples opinions was pretty futile. Rather than bearing hostility to those who don’t think like me, I realized I should have empathy, and give people room to grow and learn. So I can say with sincerity that I’m finally good - with life and God and everything - and I’m proud of baby girl in this pic ❤️ Cheers to more growth and happiness next year!
You’re the best, I don’t care what everyone else says ❤️