Art, Fashion, Philly, Things to Do

#FindYourParadise @ Photo Pop Philly Interactive Art Exhibit πŸ¦πŸ­πŸ¬

Paradise called this past weekend as I attended Photo Pop Philly-- Philly's first interactive art exhibit. Now back for its second installation, Photo Pop Philly features the work of a slew of amazing local artists. This one-of-a-kind exhibit (curated by Philly Pr Girl) is comprised of all of the things that Instagram dreams are made… Continue reading #FindYourParadise @ Photo Pop Philly Interactive Art Exhibit πŸ¦πŸ­πŸ¬

Fashion, Travel

Bloggers, Brunch & Boots: A #NYFW Photo Diary πŸ“ΈπŸŒ

I never really need much of a reason to visit New York City. Any excuse to not be stuck at a desk for eight hours will do! So of course when my friend Kia, blogger over at thekikistylediary.com asked me accompany her to New York to capture #NYFW street style fashion for her blog, I… Continue reading Bloggers, Brunch & Boots: A #NYFW Photo Diary πŸ“ΈπŸŒ

black hair, Fashion, Things to Do

Painting the Town PinkπŸ’• Luster’s #PinkTakeOver Party Bus w/ Naturally Temi & Resa B. Luster {Recap}

Growing up in a black household, there were a few haircare products I can remember that were trusted to maintain my tresses. Among them was Luster's Pink Oil Moisturizer Hair Lotion. I know y'all remember getting your hair slayed with some of this! It always made my hair feel really soft and not to mention,… Continue reading Painting the Town PinkπŸ’• Luster’s #PinkTakeOver Party Bus w/ Naturally Temi & Resa B. Luster {Recap}

Fashion, Fashion Fridays, OOTD

Athleisure Wear: Trend or Lifestyle? #fashionfridays

The first time I was introduced to the athleisure trend, I was less than impressed to say the least. Just another trend started by celebrities with access to too much money and stylists to be dressing crazy. I mean can you blame me? Heels and track pants weren't exactly created to be a match made… Continue reading Athleisure Wear: Trend or Lifestyle? #fashionfridays

Fashion, OOTD, Outfit inspiration, Philly, Things to Do

Embracing My African Roots at the 11th Annual ACANA Festival πŸ‡±πŸ‡·βœŠπŸΏ

It is my lifelong dream to one day visit my father's homeland of Liberia, West Africa. A 'sh*thole country' in the eyes of some, but beloved by many. Until the day comes, I look forward to learning as much as I can about African culture by attending events like the ACANA Festival. For the past… Continue reading Embracing My African Roots at the 11th Annual ACANA Festival πŸ‡±πŸ‡·βœŠπŸΏ

Fashion, Fashion Fridays, Food, OOTN

Rompers: The Perfect Short Girl-Friendly Outfit!πŸ’πŸΎβ€πŸ’ƒπŸΎ

If you're a height-challenged girl like myself (5ft), then you know how frustrating it can be to find clothes that fit our petite stature. I can't tell you how many jeans fit perfectly at the hips but have to be tucked under at the ankles or the amount of dress pants that drag at the… Continue reading Rompers: The Perfect Short Girl-Friendly Outfit!πŸ’πŸΎβ€πŸ’ƒπŸΎ

Fashion, Fashion Fridays, Fashionable Finds, OOTD, Outfit inspiration, Uncategorized

When Beauty Meets Pain in an Off-the-Shoulder Boohoo Dress πŸ’ƒπŸΎπŸ€¦πŸ½β€

Ever since my college days, online shopping has been my preference. Heck, as a college student with no car, staying on campus in a small town, it was virtually my only option! I would browse the pages of forever21.com from the comfort of my dorm room, fill my cart to my heart's content, and check… Continue reading When Beauty Meets Pain in an Off-the-Shoulder Boohoo Dress πŸ’ƒπŸΎπŸ€¦πŸ½β€

Fashion, Fashion Fridays, OOTD, Outfit inspiration

Sailing Through NYC in a Derek Heart Duster β›΅πŸ—½

When it comes to affordable fashion, honey, there ain’t no shame in my game! I take pride in being able to dress well on a dime. The earliest display of this was my eight year old self fishing through my mother’s trash to retrieve the black handbag she had discarded while doing some spring cleaning.… Continue reading Sailing Through NYC in a Derek Heart Duster β›΅πŸ—½

black girl magic, Faith, Fashion

I Graduated! What I Learned, What I Wore and What’s next!?πŸŽ“πŸŽ‰

"You can never be overdressed or over-educated..."- Oscar Wilde Three years ago, God opened the door for me to continue my education. Prior to enrolling into graduate school, I had been working a job where I had been bullied because of my hair choices, making it an uncomfortable work environment. I had prayed hard for… Continue reading I Graduated! What I Learned, What I Wore and What’s next!?πŸŽ“πŸŽ‰

Fashion, Philly

Century 21 Haute Runway Show Feat. Philly Designer Iris Bonner {These Pink Lips}

Right about now, Fashion Week is taking place in Philly and while I would love to attend every show, the way my life is set up right now, I just CAN-NUH! Between working a full-time job and completing grad school, I'm pretty pressed for time. Luckily though, I did get a chance to attend the… Continue reading Century 21 Haute Runway Show Feat. Philly Designer Iris Bonner {These Pink Lips}