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
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 🇱🇷✊🏿
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 ⛵🗽
"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!?🎓🎉
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, … Continue reading Budget-Friendly Holi-Slay Looks from My Closet + Where to Buy Them!!!
When's the last time you took the opportunity to explore the beauty in your own city? I mean really look around, not in a rush to get somewhere? Would I be jumping the gun if I said never? Why is it that we can willingly explore the depths of other lands, spending hundreds upon thousands… Continue reading Exploring Philly After Hours
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… Continue reading OOTN|Return of the Chain Link Print 🔗
A graphic tee is a great way to make a statement without actually having to utter a single word. It speaks for itself. It expresses your mood, sense of humor, cultural pride, and political views. A graphic tee can also be a bit of an esteem booster like the one I recently purchased. This criss… Continue reading Fashion Fridays: A Few Fashionable Finds
One of my favorite things about traveling, other than exploring new places, is deciding what outfits I'm going to wear while exploring those places! When I think about Miami, there are a few things that come to mind like, bright colors and fun patterns, which I definitely tried to incorporate into my wardrobe. In addition,… Continue reading Miami|Summer ’17 Lookbook!!!
It's not officially summer yet, but it sure did feel like it this past weekend! I stepped out wearing a simple black graphic tee, fringe heels and an army fatigue skirt with a mesh bottom that I purchased for just $1 by the way. Yes, you read that right! ONE DOLLAR!!! I love when I… Continue reading OOTN|Army Fatigue X Fringes