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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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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Thrifting in the City

With New York City seemingly flooded with vintage boutiques, consignment shops  and thrift stores, Everyone always asks, “Where do you get your threads?” Check out my top 10 “go-to” list when thrifting in NYC! 1. Housing Works- Buy The Bag– Park Slope, Brooklyn Everything you can fit into a bag for 25 bucks! Once I…

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All Summer ’16

Glasses: Gifted Blouse & Blazer: Swapped Wrist Candy: Black 29 Collection & Thrifted Pants: Thrifted $2 Asos Humble Pie  Platforms: Thrifted  from Beacons Closet  16.95 (retail $80.88) Peace & Positive Vibes

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The Scoop on the Swap Shoot!

Uploading the flyer for my second swap, indeed caused a mixture of feelings; excitement, nervousness, humility etc. but what’s added the funnies to the mix is that all everyone keeps asking about is the photo on the flyer. How was your shoe game? Such beautiful brick, where were you? What was your inspiration for outfit? Flyer?…

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Sassy Sundays 

Yesterday, I had the pleasure to support a beautiful black woman who is an amazing  entrepreneur and long time childhood friend, Sapphira Martin owner of Sass Boxx.  Sass Box  is an online community and subscription box service that caters to the sassiness in every woman!   Thrifted White Button up: $ 1.96 from Housing Works…

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Imagine the shift

  ” Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Come on! You ever been in a bad mood then all of a sudden you and some random…

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Fuggedaboutit! 5 NYC Commuter Acts of Kindness

I live in Brooklyn and it’s VERY  seldom you hear or read stories about kind, welcoming,  or friendly New Yorkers,in fact there are loads of articles about the very opposite. Huffington Post and  Time Out both compiled a list of jokes about New Yorkers in 2012 that over a million people read and shared! I read…

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Focus is MEAN in 20 16

House clothes comfy, Lauryn Hill’s voice meditative (Thanks  Pandora) as the room dimly lit and scented  candles slowly become a backdrop as the thoughts of my mind translate through the ink to pad as I manifest for 2016. Had to set the scene for yall,  all about the Feng Shui lol So I asked myself: “DeVonne,…

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