Y’all know I love highlighting black woman and WOC owned businesses, so when I had the opportunity to learn more about style guru Glendine Mason and her clothing store, Cayjor Boutique, I jumped at the chance—especially since she’s having a pop-up event this Black Friday weekend!
Honestly, this post is just to reiterate the importance of voting, especially right now. No fancy rhetoric or agenda; just basic common decency and the act of doing the right thing. I put together a little guide to break down the details and hopefully answer all of your poll questions.
Am I the only one who goes through the motions of digging my outfit while getting ready but after leaving the house falls into the second-guessing game? I’m not sure if it’s because I’m still learning how to accurately view my body or still learning how to love my body. Either way, I had an episode just like this over the weekend so; I decided to call myself out on it. Here’s what I learned.
Last week Pittsburgh had the pleasure of hosting its very own fashion week to highlight and set new standards for the city’s fashion scene. The celebration consisted of three fashion forward events throughout downtown Pittsburgh. Ya girl was able to attend two of the three events and get all the info about Pittsburgh’s up and coming fashion elite. I won’t lie, this blog is a lot of pictures, but its fashion week…I mean what other way should I go about this?
My 29th birthday was this week and it prompted me to do some self reflection. This is the first time in a long time I don’t feel any pressure to be something I’m not. In fact, this is the first time, to my recollection, that I am completely uncomfortable and in tune with my truth and it feels great.
As if the tennis GOAT Serena Williams wasn’t enough of an inspiration for brown girls (and girls in general) already, this past weekend at the US Open in New York City she showed just how powerful she truly is.
The more I dig into myself and connect with my desires the more I realize how important my hair is to me. Not because of any reasons related to vanity or ego, but because of the journey weave (lol) had together and how it links me to my culture. Continue reading “I Have Good Hair: A Commitment to My Crown”
It is legit August. School is in session, buses are on the road again and the weather is starting to cool. How did all of this happen so quickly?! As happy as I am to welcome fall –and fall fashion back to the scene, I realize sometimes it can be difficult to plan an outfit during transitional weather. So let’s talk about one of my go to outfit choices for the fall: Jumpsuits!
If all the raindrops were maxi skirts and crop tops, oh what joy that would bring! This post is filled with nothing but good summer vibes. It reminds me of only the happiest thoughts possible…to the point I feel like I am a kid actor on Barney, joyfully singing with the purple dinosaur himself. More and more, I have been trying to dress outside of my comfort zone as part of my journey to body acceptance and self-love. This summer, I have felt most confident, most beautiful, and most comfortable in maxi skirts and crop tops.
I’ve been seeing the new brand SheIn all over my news feed recently, so I had to check out the hype. Plus sizes at a cheap price that are cute and good quality?! This can’t be real….