As a young adult in one of my first relationships, I remember being in Love and that the guy showed me so much care and regard. He did things without me asking and he knew me inside and out. We were young, we eventually were separated but I learned what Love felt like. One thing…Read More
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Summer pieces make Fall Looks
What pieces from Summer can you transition to your Fall wardrobe? My answer all of them! I always take a few of my favorite summer pieces and carry them over to the Fall closet. There are just some things that I didn’t get to wear or some that I loved to wear all the time…Read More
Take the Leap, Sis!
I love to shop, get dressed and play in clothes and makeup. I rarely, hardly ever try on my clothes in the fitting rooms just because of the hassle. So it became a thing to go home after a shopping spree, turn on the radio get a glass of wine and try on all my…Read More
Confessions of Black Woman
I am a black woman raising 2 black male children. My oldest is 15 and the youngest is 3 years old. The most important job in the world to me is protecting my children, everything I do is because of them. Considering that the toddler is never in the world without me I feel I…Read More
HOW TO PREPARE: It’s a PHOTOSHOOT!
I was supposed to be at the studio at 4 p.m. I had gathered all my things packed the car and got on the expressway with ample amount of time, so there would be no pressure. My assistant was scheduled to arrive prior to me getting there so there would be arranged and waiting for…Read More
How to Create Your Own Style
Since we don’t have many options to choose from, how do you stand out from everyone else? That is where, how YOU wear it makes a difference. I went to an office party about a year ago and ran into a childhood friend. We hugged because it had been a while since we had seen…Read More
Sock it To Me
For many socks maybe just an afterthought. Grab a pair of gym shoes and socks and head to the health club. That’s mostly what you think of when wearing socks but finding the perfect pair for your outfit can really make you stand out and in some instances become a conversation starter ( wink wink first date)! A…Read More
Is it worth the Friendship?
I tend to find myself in situations where I question people who I once found near and dear to my heart. My mom would send me to the babysitter on the next block when I was just a few months old. The babysitter had young children as well. I went to this sitter for years…Read More
Confidence Files: What People Say?
As a young girl in a predominantly African American Catholic School I struggled with authority. I was never disrespectful I just never liked being told what to do. I have always been a person that wanted to just be given the assignment. Don’t look over my shoulder or tell me you gotta do it this…Read More
Online shopping is the craze now since quarantine has hit us hard. Everything is beginning to open up but with long lines in the mall to get inside the stores says online shopping is here to stay (Insert tears here). I purchased this african inspired piece from Stylist J. Bolin first collection. The price point…Read More