“One Dress” Challenge

Hey Community! The world now consumes 80 billion pieces of clothing each year, which is up 400% from two decades ago, and the average American throws away more than 80 pounds of clothes each year! We only wear our clothing 3 times before we consider it old and it falls to the back of our…

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Enough

“Opened the door and there they stood The loves I hadn’t called With mindfulness, saw their need for my attention” ( I’ve been writing in Haikus lately. lol) This was my experience a few mornings ago, when I open my closet. So many delicious colors, styles and fabrics, I’ve thrifted from all over the U.S.…

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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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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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Oversized Sweaters & Box Heels

I’ll take any opportunity to throw on an oversized sweater! Staying warm and comfortable especially when heading to Saturday brunch are the most important factors for me. Donnatella Sweater: 6.99 No Tag Bottom: 1.89 Bettye Muller Kitchy Calf hair Pumps: 2.47 Clutch: 1.75 Peace & Positive Vibes

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Hues of Blue in Palm Bay, F.L.

When planning for my travel this weekend to Palm Bay, I repetitively reminded myself to pack light and smart. Along with a pair of distressed jeans and a couple of graphic tees, I threw in this oversized 90’s duster to complete my vacation bag. My favorite details were the functional buttons that went all the way down to my…

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Reconstruct with Fashion Institute of Technology: Born Again Vintage

Ever find yourself in front of your very full closet and can not find a thing to wear? Or are you in search of new ways to wear what you already have? Author of 25 Ways to Deconstruct, Reinvent, and Recycle Your Wardrobe and Founder of Born Again Vintage, Bridgette Artiste invited me to a two day…

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