Social Star Spotlight: Jamie Kidd
Mode Around the Globe: Kenya
Location: Finch Hattons
Farina Opoku @Novalanalove
Photographed by Logan Hill
Special thanks to Turkish Airlines
How did you become a blogger/ social media Influencer?
I became an influencer by just taking photos of my outfits and posting them! My growth happened slowly over a few years!
What inspires you to make your posts everyday?
Travel definitely inspires most of my posts, I love showing how amazing the locations are!
How would you describe your feed in 3 words?
Colorful, fun & full of life!
Describe your favorite “fan” experience.
I love going to Coachella and seeing “fans” and they always come up and say hello!
How do you interact and engage with your audience?
I always try to respond to all my messages and questions daily. It can be hard some days when I am really busy, but I do my best to connect with everyone who follows me and make sure they don’t have unanswered questions.
Tell us about your time in Kenya. What did you love most about the Getaway?
I LOVED Kenya!! It was one of the best trips of my life! I loved waking up and being surrounded by nature, hearing animals all around and not knowing what we would see on our daily safari!
Describe the Finch Hattons Safari lodge where you stayed. What was your favorite part and what made it such a unique and memorable experience?
The safari lodge was so magical, the staff was incredibly sweet and tentative, they even walk you home at night! I would go back in a heartbeat!
What did you enjoy most about Hemingways Nairobi?
Hemingways was sooooo beautiful, I had no idea what to expect and I was blown away by how beautiful this hotel is!!
What is something you have taken away from your travels in Africa?
I definitely value life a lot differently after this trip, I am so thankful for everything I have and will never take anything for granted ever again!
What is something on your bucket list that you would love to accomplish in the next 5 years?
I want to have babies!!!!!! (in 2 years)
Describe a typical day off for you- how do you like to spend your free time?
I love to go to the beach and swim, get a tan and just relax!
What is your favorite late-night treat?
I love a bag of Doritos when I’m having a naughty day 😉
What is your travel skincare regimen?
I always make sure to take one mask and one face oil so that I can keep my skin hydrated and also cleansed!
What Pixi lipstick shades do you tend to gravitate to?
I love the shade Plum Berry!
What are you most looking forward to with Spring Beauty trends?
I love fun lip colors, cute blush and hopefully fun hairstyles!
What are some of your current favorite fashion trends?
I loooove cowboy boots with basically everything! And of course a hat 😉
What is your current style of sunglasses that you have been wearing?
I love the big square sunnies that basically cover my whole face! I always feel semi famous haha!
What kind of jewelry accessories to you gravitate to when putting together an outfit?
I love wearing rings, tons and tons of rings and earrings, sometimes I will layer necklaces depending on the outfit!
Do you have any upcoming projects that you can tell us about?
I have a swim suit collection coming out in February!!
What do you love most about our Mode Around the Globe Getaways?
I love these trips so much and they are so special to my heart. The girls on these trips are so amazing and so easy to spend time with! I always look forward to the next trip!