“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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Trash Talk: Did You Know?

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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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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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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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#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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Vintage Crawl with Pink Vintage Heart

Thrifting in Brooklyn is always a treat! This weekend, I took on Williamsburg, attending a Vintage Crawl with Leigh of Pink Vintage Heart. With her keen eye for vintage and her love of bringing people together, Leigh led myself and 4 other vintage lovers to 6 vintage shops all walking distance from each other… How…

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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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