Philly Reflections

Finding Myself Again after Losing My Job..๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿพ

Just one week into a promotion at work, I received the shock of my life. Hahnemann University Hospital will be closing on September 6, 2019. This announcement sparked instant tears in the packed auditorium and soon enough it would make headlines across the country. The place where I’d spent pretty much all of my twenties, […]

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Bloggers, Brunch & Boots: A #NYFW Photo Diary ๐Ÿ“ธ๐ŸŒ

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 asked me accompany her to New York to capture #NYFW street style fashion for her blog, I […]

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Rompers: The Perfect Short Girl-Friendly Outfit!๐Ÿ’๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿพ

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 […]

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When Beauty Meets Pain in an Off-the-Shoulder Boohoo Dress ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿฝโ€

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 from the comfort of my dorm room, fill my cart to my heart’s content, and check […]

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Sailing Through NYC in a Derek Heart Duster โ›ต๐Ÿ—ฝ

When it comes to affordable fashion, honey, there ainโ€™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 motherโ€™s trash to retrieve the black handbag she had discarded while doing some spring cleaning. […]

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Budget-Friendly Holi-Slay Looks from My Closet + Where to Buy Them!!!ย 

Ladies, the holiday season is upon us, once again! That means on top of trying to find the perfect gifts for our loved ones, we also have to find the perfect outfit to match the occasion. All of this shopping can be rather stressful, not to mention costly. But with a little creativity and inspiration,  […]

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OOTN|Return of the Chain Link Print ๐Ÿ”—

If there’s one item I’ve been so desperately trying to get my hands on this summer, it would be anything featuring this chain link print! This print was big a few years back and could be found on any high end brand like Michael Kors to more affordable retailers like Forever 21. It is now […]

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How to SLAY a 1920’s look…on a Budget!

If I had the chance to experience any time period firsthand, I would most likely choose the 1920s, for out of that Era came some of the greatest Black American musicians, poets and writers, (i.e.The Harlem Renaissance) not to mention, the fashion was on point. No matter what means people had, they took pride in […]

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OOTD| Aztec Print Cardigan & OTK Bootsย 

Whoever said fashion couldn’t be affordable? Willow Grove Mall Willow Grove, PA Cardigan::Forman Mills ย ($7) Long Sleeve Shirt :: Forman Mills ($2.99) Over-the-knee Boots :: Forman Mills ย ($24.99) For more affordable fashion and outfit inspiration, follow me on Social Media! Twitter:: its_zeena Instagram:: z_marie25 Polyvore:: – A Black Girl About Town

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OOTN|Green Velvet Dress x Faux Fur

Holiday Party Crystal Tea Room Philadelphia, PA Dress:: Boohoo Heels:: Michael Antonio Clutch:: Sam Edelmanย  Faux Fur:: Forever 21 – A Black Girl About Town Follow me on Social Media! Twitter:: its_zeena Instagram:: zmarie_25