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Tis the season for chunky knits, layers, and textures… I traveled to West Virginia earlier this week and the beautiful foliage I was surrounded by resembled paintings of fall trees with rich brown and deep orange hues. It was a subtle, but definitive declaration that is was finally fall. I adore fall fashion and for this post, I am sharing my fall essentials with everything you need to transition into cooler weather and … Read More Fall Essentials – Everything You Need this Season
There are a variety of plants, like avocados and even onions, that can be used to create organic dyes for clothing. The indigo plant been used for centuries to dye fabrics. Last weekend, I attended an indigo dyeing workshop during the Slow Fashion Symposium in Atlanta. During the workshop, l learned all about the process of preparing indigo leaves into a usable vat for … Read More Indigo Blue – Dyeing Fabrics Naturally with Plant Dyes
DIY fashion meets function this summer… Bow front tops are a perfect pick for summer festivals and even to find some relief during summer heat waves. Did you know that you can easily transform your long sleeve button down top into a DIY front bow top? For this style hack post, I am sharing how to easily create a bow front top, along with sharing my favorite … Read More Create Festive Summer Looks with DIY Bow Tops and the Best Summer Visors
It is the first day of summer in the states and what better way to kick off the summer season than with a hot new series on South African designers. I’m excited to share everything over the next few weeks, from accessories to dresses and even a few all natural skin care products.
Hello and Happy Friday! If you’ve been shopping this spring, you have likely noticed a favorite color of mine throughout your favorite stores: green. Olive green, in particular, and other earth tones are staples this season evoking a sense of ease and calm through your wardrobe as we usher in the second half of 2019. While you may be hesitant to wear brighter greens, like emerald, … Read More Styling Green for Your Spring Wardrobe
“In my white tee.” Here is a style secret. One of my keys to maintaining effortless style, even when wearing casual looks, is incorporating classic pieces that have been revamped. As a lover of statement pieces, my basics are pretty funky. There is little more alluring than an unexpected backless top and this post features a look that embodies non-basic basics. The Elif Tie T-shirt is by The Line … Read More An Alluring Backless Basic
If there is any Labor Day sale worth shopping, it is one that continues to support and empower the population that makes up the majority of the fashion industry workers, yet bears the burnt of economic inequality experienced worldwide and within the fashion industry, itself: Women. Read about how ABLE is changing the fashion industry and see my top picks from their Labor Day sale.
If there is one trend that I love with no signs of fading out soon, it is exaggerated sleeves. From ruffles, to bells, to puffs – I believe that fashion should be fun and creative. For this post, I am featuring a chic look that incorporates puff sleeves from an indie label I recently discovered. It is appropriate for the work place, so get … Read More Playful Puff Sleeves by Petersyn
Do you ever wonder why it seems like some people find amazing things at thrift stores? I have found some gems during my thrifting adventures. For this post, I am sharing my tips to help you get the most out of your thrifting experience, including what to buy and the best times to shop.
The fashion revolution will be live. Hello everyone! I can not believe it has been a month since my last blog post. There are a lot of exciting things happening in my life right now, including recently graduating with my doctorate degree in Public Health (Health promotion and Behavior)! It is a surreal moment. Also, Fashion Revolution Week was from April 23rd through April … Read More Fashion and Discourse: A Fashion Revolution
Africa is and has always been a continent rich in natural resources, innovation, and creative potential and the fashion industry is no different. Here are a few brands to keep on your radar.