Do what you like…yourself – DIY Projects for Beginners

“Creativity is something you have to nurture, push, and develop throughout your career.” Tuomas Laitinen, Director of BFA Fashion Design and MFA Fashion Design and Arts Program at Parsons Paris – The New School So paper crafts, painting, coloring, and any otherwise exciting things that you can do with your hands I love. I loveContinue reading “Do what you like…yourself – DIY Projects for Beginners”

Welcome to Miami: 4 tips to do Miami right

Recently my homegirl contacted me about traveling to Miami. She was looking for a place for her and her boyfriend to stay that was close to the beach and in the heart of things. She is traveling during my favorite time – Thanksgiving (I need to write that post about how to travel best! Ah!Continue reading “Welcome to Miami: 4 tips to do Miami right”

100 plus 1

Okay, okay, okay, okaayy! I have officially posted to this site 100 times! I absolutely love that for me…and you too. I’m glad that we’re vibing and you’re feeling some of what I’m offering. This is what happens when you listen to a friend, God, and your gut. You create something beautiful that gives youContinue reading “100 plus 1”

On Critical Race Theory

A few weeks ago the Alabama State Board of Education, permanently banned Critical Race Theory in public schools. I saw the news on Twitter and laughed because I was so blown away by the audacity of it all. As someone who minored in African American studies, this ongoing debate on Critical Race Theory, its mettle,Continue reading “On Critical Race Theory”

The Power of Intentional WELLNESS and Continuous REST

As time soldiers on, and we continue to normalize this Pandemic, I have noticed that people are less and less likely to cut themselves some slack for surviving through the hardest period of time in human existence. I know what you are thinking: Oh my gosh. It’s over. We are moving on, and living, andContinue reading “The Power of Intentional WELLNESS and Continuous REST”

The Loneliest You

What does loneliness feel like to you? Is it a heavy weight that hangs around your neck pulling you down down, Is is a light, wind constantly blowing across your frame on a day with no jacket and it suddenly starts to rain, Is it a feeling, so syrupy and sweet it caramelizes, trapping youContinue reading “The Loneliest You”

Time after Time – Cultural Appropriation in Fashion: A Running List

This is my own personal, running list of cultural appropriation that I have come across in my consumption of the fashion industry. Some of them are from designers we all know and love and some of them are not but… if it is cultural appropriation, no matter how egregious, I will post. I may orContinue reading “Time after Time – Cultural Appropriation in Fashion: A Running List”

Joy in pain in Life

I am starting to open up more of my life and my being. I am trying to share more about life – the way I see it – with people. I want people to feel encouraged. A lot of the time in life I didn’t feel that way. My family help. My friends help butContinue reading “Joy in pain in Life”

Versace’s SPRING 2022 – Color and Semi-Leisure Glory

Versace’s SPRING 2022 READY-TO-WEAR show is out of this world and if you all did not witness it what are you doing with your life? The monochromatic looks and all of muted, yet vibrant, Versace colors were amazing and exactly what I have been looking for to add to my wardrobe. My favorite pieces fromContinue reading “Versace’s SPRING 2022 – Color and Semi-Leisure Glory”