Mide Coker may still be a Law student at University of Lagos but her skills in Photography, Public Speaking, Fashion Styling and Fashion writing are no longer that of a sophomore. She’s a Feature Writer for SideView Magazine and the founder of popular Fashion, Beauty and Travel Blog: midecoker.com.
St. Eve Magazine got her talking recently and she reveals her inspiration, likes and dislikes in her usual simple but elegant style.
St.Eve Magazine: What/Who inspired the creation of www.midecoker.com and what motivates you to keep going during the good and bad times?
Mide Coker: a) I’ve been interested in fashion for a long time and I started out as a fashion photographer. I started the blog to document my creative process.
- b) My followers always leave amazing comments and that makes want to do more.
St.Eve Magazine: If you were to start all over again, what would you do differently?
Mide Coker: I would have been more consistent.
St.Eve Magazine: Describe a perfect day.
Mide Coker: Shopping online with an unlimited card and eating junk food.
St.Eve Magazine: What are your three fashion essentials?
Mide Coker: a) Black Dress
- b) Black Blazer
- c) Black Pumps
St.Eve Magazine: What kinds of clothes are in fashion now but which you could never see yourself wearing?
Mide Coker: I’m not really a fan of body hugging clothes so it’s probably the really tight crop top and mini skirt set everyone is wearing these days.
St.Eve Magazine: What’s the most expensive piece of clothing you have ever bought?
Mide Coker: I don’t really spend much on clothes so I’m sorry I don’t have an answer for this. Lol
St.Eve Magazine: What is the one essential item in your wardrobe you couldn’t live without?
Mide Coker: A white Shirt. It’s very essential (and it’s not because I need it for school/work)
St.Eve Magazine: What colours do you think look good on you?
Mide Coker: Bright Colours… Red, Yellow, Blue…but I like to wear a lot of black.
St.Eve Magazine: If you had to start your wardrobe from scratch, what 5 things would you go and buy straight away?
Mide Coker: Black strappy sandals
- B) Black Pencil Skirt
C) A red dress
- D) Really good black/blue jeans
- E) A nice hat
St.Eve Magazine: What one piece of advice would you give a friend who is about to start a fashion blog?
Mide Coker: Be Creative, have good Content and be Consistent (the 3 C’s)