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Last weekend, I was invited to attend a mural crawl in Atlanta with Black Girl Magic Tours. It was a fun-filled and educational few hours, a complete cultural emergence through art that highlighted the political and social contributions of Black women in Atlanta, while celebrating all things Black Girl Magic.
Repurpose. Recreate. Reimagine. Refashion. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. CDC also advises the use of simple cloth face coverings to slow the spread of the virus and help people who may have the virus and do not know it from transmitting it to others. I … Read More Shop Fashionable Face Masks for a Cause
Style is a way of communicating without words. I love putting creative looks together for the work place and for this post, I am sharing some mixed prints style inspiration for your work place wardrobe. Sleeves are the secret sauce for adding flair to ordinary tops. I am excited that some of my favorite styles of sleeves, like balloon and peasant sleeves, are popular … Read More A Mixed Print Look for the Work Place
Hello there and Happy New Year! Snake skin has always been a hit or miss style for me, with a lot of misses. While I am not typically drawn to this print, the overall design makes a huge difference and, depending on how it is styled, snake print can create a chic look. For example, I put this casual look together with a pair … Read More Slip into the New Year in Snake Print Shoes
November is always a busy month for me. It is my daughter’s birth month and is also filled with annual travel for conferences in my field (I had four presentations this month in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Minneapolis, Minnesota). My presentations, though all on different topics were connected through a common thread: uplifting participatory approaches and equity in research. “Equity” is a hot topic in my field of … Read More Stylish and Trendy Pieces that Make a Social Statement
See things differently. Hello readers! I am back with the final post in my three part series on South African designers. The company featured in this post has an ethical approach to creating fashion, but also experiments with innovative uses of materials. While I saved this company for last, they are certainly not the least favorite among the South African designers I learned about this summer. While exploring the Watershed artisan market in Cape Town, it … Read More South African Designer Series Part III – Sustainable and Ethical Fashion with Ballo
With Valentine’s day around the corner, red is the color to wear if you are thinking about looks to celebrate the day of love. Wearing red can be daring on any day. It exudes boldness and confidence, and according to research, can also increase your perceived self-attractiveness (i.e a quick pick me up). Red dresses are a common go-to look for Valentine’s Day, but perhaps your plans … Read More Styling Red: Go Bold for a Valentine’s Day Look
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…which also calls for layers and warmer materials. I hope you are enjoying the holiday season! During the winter months, I can be spotted in long cardigan sweaters and wool pea coats (princess cuts are my favorite). When I am creating a more glamorous look, I incorporate faux furs. For this post, I am sharing how I … Read More The Weekend and Styling Faux Fur: What I Wore
Innovations in technology are impacting every industry, including fashion. Imagine waking up in the morning and printing your outfit from a desktop printer to wear for the day. With 3D printing, the idea of creating a customizable wardrobe from home may not be as far off as you imagine. Danit Peleg was recently recognized by Forbes as one of Europe’s top 50 women in tech. Learn all about this next fashion revolution during my interview with designer, Danit Peleg.