Tag: #style

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Styling Red: Go Bold for a Valentine’s Day Look

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

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The Weekend and Styling Faux Fur: What I Wore

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

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Fair-Trade, Indie Fashion: Music in Motion

Move to the beat of your own music. Details on my festival look and the indie label behind this clever piano pleated skirt.

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First of Summer OOTD: Give Them the Bold Shoulder

I cannot imagine summer fashion without one shoulder tops. They have been a guilty fashion pleasure of mine since my high school days, a test of time that this style is always on trend.

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Everyday Metallics – Style Tips

As a lover of all things embellished and sparkly – from pants, to clutches, to dresses, and shoes  – this post offers some style tips on styling metallic pieces into casual looks.

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Flower Child: My Birthday OOTD

A psychedelic celebration and a look inspired by my inner hippie

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Black Panther Fashion and Beyond: African Prints and Brands to Explore

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.

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Mixing Prints – As Simple as 1,2,3

When mixing prints, I like to create a balance between clash and coordination. I offer the following tips, which provide insight into my process…

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(effort)Less is More: Safari-Inspired Fashion in the Big Easy

A visit to New Orleans also means being prepared for the heat and for walking. Appropriate for the occasion, I kept it cool, comfortable, and chic with this safari-inspired look…

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The Art of Getting Dressed

As mundane as it may seem, getting dressed is a part of my day where I can take time to focus on myself. Since my schedule does not always allow for the perfectly planned outfit, it is essential for me to have a few go-to pieces in rotation…

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Shopping with Change

What happens when public health and fashion collide? A little disruption…

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Owning Your Style

Like the woman who shops at thrift stores and always looks like she stepped off of a NYFW runway, “You own your style like you own your used car” – Sophia Amoruso. I pieced this outfit together from what seems like hodgepodge of random stores, some that I rarely shop at and others that I frequent more often.