Philly, Things to Do

Soirรฉe in the Cities Girls Night Out|Philadelphia 2018 ๐Ÿ‘ญ#Soireeinthecities

Think back to some of your fondest girl's night out get togethers. What were some of the most important elements to ensuring that the night would be one worth remembering? A great outfit? A playlist of all of your favorite songs? A creative cocktail or two? And let's not forget, a few oh so instagram-able… Continue reading Soirรฉe in the Cities Girls Night Out|Philadelphia 2018 ๐Ÿ‘ญ#Soireeinthecities

black hair, Fashion, Things to Do

Painting the Town Pink๐Ÿ’• 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 Pink๐Ÿ’• 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 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทโœŠ๐Ÿฟ

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 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทโœŠ๐Ÿฟ

Fashion, Fashion Fridays, Food, OOTN

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

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

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 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 ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿฝโ€

Fashion, Fashion Fridays, OOTD, Outfit inspiration

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.… Continue reading Sailing Through NYC in a Derek Heart Duster โ›ต๐Ÿ—ฝ

black girl magic, Faith, Fashion

I Graduated! What I Learned, What I Wore and What’s next!?๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ‰

"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!?๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ‰

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}

Philly, Things to Do

Exploring Philly After Hours

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