Wakanda Forever!

There aren’t many films that I feel compelled to see opening weekend or opening day for that matter but after seeing this film twice…it will always be Wakanda Forever!  Share your thoughts and reactions below!   Peace & Positive Vibes  

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Trash Talk: Did You Know?

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Look.

Once upon a time not long ago,  I made a shirt with a quote and got some extra dough. ( I’m sure most of my readers, rapped that line, totally my intention lol) But that’s how it happened. While speaking to self recently,  I said “Self, how can you make money while you sleep?” Isn’t…

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My Ancestry DNA Kit & How I Really Feel!

As I type, I think its quite ironic that with all the DIY brainstorming, social media planning, sustainable fashion research, writing and editing that I’ve been doing to start this “perfect” Youtube page that the first video posted is something as intimate as my Ancestry DNA. Life is funny that way- like “No, boo start…

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Doppelgangers: Serious Double Take

I didn’t grow up with anyone that looked like me. No familiar facial features or hair patterns, no height references or body explanations lol, to be honest these weren’t always active thoughts in my mind but they were stored close by enough to creep up uninvitedly. My sense of identity relied on those things. ~…

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EMPOWE(RED): Change Agent

Last week, I returned to my love of monochromatic fashion and single-hue style. This bold and powerful fit reminds me of my purposes here- to be a conversation starter, thought provoker and change agent to combat textile waste while transforming and empowering communities with the tools to look at their clothes and their connection to…

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Thrifted at the 2017 BET Awards

Whether it’s for the love of music, fashion or you were watching along with Black Twitter for  the next viral moment, all eyes were tuned into BET yesterday. During this 4 day party, BET celebrated the best in black culture with panel discussions, sponsored activations, free concerts, giveaways and more leading up to our biggest night of the year.…

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Mixed Prints & Ice Cream

Sunny Sundays in Brooklyn are for bursts of color, people watching and ice-cream. After an impromptu photoshoot and a few Instagram swipes, my cousin suggested we drive to Ample Hills for a few scoops of heaven. We found a parking spot right in front of this vintage inspired ice cream parlor so I knew that we were…

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Thrift-ED: 4 Ways to Shop Ethically

1. Thrift It- The freedoms of creativity live right here on the endless racks of pre-loved pieces. By shopping secondhand you are making an environmentally conscious decision to save money and reduce apparel production/ waste. Who doesn’t love a fun thrift trip? 2. DIY It-  Take a sewing class or binge watch Youtube, how ever…

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#MyLittleThing : Wangari Maathai

“It’s the little things citizens do. That’s what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.”  -Wangari Maathai Lover of Earth, Planter for the people and Noble Peace Price Winner, Wangari Maathai was a lovely stubble upon in one of my late night falls down the Youtube rabbit hole. An environmentalist in Kenya…

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