When I was working on these designs with Diana from Jadia, I definitely knew that I had to have an off-shoulder outfit somewhere in the mix. There’s something very flattering about off-shoulder outfits that just keeps winning (in my books anyway..). I also wanted to keep the length mid-calf so that I can increase the … Continue Reading

Guess what? I’m officially on YouTube! What better way to share my love for food and style other than through videos? I felt the need to be more interactive with you guys and I think YouTube is the best platform for that. So, I decided to share this simple oat recipe that is not only … Continue Reading

As a follow up to my previous post, I loved how Jadia whipped out this skirt for me. I wanted something in a neutral color but with an interesting design, which would work for various occasions. It turned out amazing and just what I wanted! Jadia Creations has over 10 years of experience making one … Continue Reading

Today’s post features a super exciting collaboration between myself and Jadia Creations! I met Diana (the founder of Jadia Creations) a couple of years back. We were neighbors and one day on my way to work, I bumped in to her outside her house. She was wearing a beautiful biker jacket made out of kitenge … Continue Reading

Pictures by DannySkech Culottes by Jadia Creations I know it’s a tad bit late for this, but, Happy New Year guys! So, some of you might have noticed the change in my username on Instagram . Well, for those that haven’t, I chose to re-brand from ThreadMuse to Sienna Barley. I had been thinking about my content for … Continue Reading

As I write this, we’re just 7 hours short of ushering the new year. As you countdown to 2018, I leave you with my top fifteen favourites from the 30 habits for happiness by Lewis Howes, that I hope will be useful to you in the new year: ♡ Be kind | ♡ Eat well | ♡ … Continue Reading

The post before last was the beginning of a three part series focusing on cobalt blue as a seasonal favourite. For today’s post, I went for a monochrome look by layering a sky blue top with the cobalt blue skirt. I love monochromed-inspired looks just because you can mix up different shades of the same colour and … Continue Reading

Today, I decided to share something a little different on the blog. I have been delving in to the world of makeup and I cannot wait to share what I have learnt so far. But first, I would like to talk about skin care. Thing is, it is important to ensure that your skin is … Continue Reading

Sorry for the hiatus. I have been under the weather. Anyway, like most people, my go to neutral colours are black, white, grey and camel brown, with black being my all time favourite. I have worn these colours on heavy rotation recently and surprisingly found myself steering away from colour. However, a few weeks back, … Continue Reading

When I saw this dress in my cousin’s closet, I was immediately drawn by the color. There was something mystical, yet regal and majestic about it. My cousin told me she was gifted this Saudi Arabian dress by one of her closest friends while she was still in university. This unique dress is worn for … Continue Reading