This Funny Little Thing Called Blogging

So… If you have been following for a while you know that I have taken a few breaks here are there but this recent one has been the most intense. There was a huge shift in the blogging industry,  making me question everything I was doing and eventually I started to resent the process. Everything…

Black Fashion History: Designer Ann Lowe

   Ann Cole Lowe, fashion designer  In 1953, Lowe designed Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ wedding dress for her marriage to John F. Kennedy. The voluminous, off-the-shoulder dress was constructed out of 50 yards of ivory silk taffeta. Just 10 days before the wedding ceremony a water line broke in Lowe’s New York City studio and ruined…

Let’s Go Shopping: Small Business Mega Post

   I’ve always been a lover of shopping small businesses and supporting others as they work towards achieving their goals of entrepreneurship. I try to shopping them all year long but the best time to show your love is when holiday season hits. I created this list to promote shops that provide unique, creative, and wonderful…

30 Things to Do Before, During, & After 30

Before you start booing me off stage let me ensure you that 30 is not the end!!! Your twenties has a shiny “youthful” stereotype cast over it, and many women believe that after 25 its a landslide in to the dark abyss. It took me until I was on the other side of twenty-five to…

4 Steps to Jump Start Your Creativity

IM STUCK IN A RUT GUYS! I’m talking down right wearing  sweat pants everywhere, window shop but not buying a single thing, “eww I hate my entire closet” RUT! I have had a few “moments” for peak creativity this year but besides that I haven’t been fully invested in my process and making my work…

6 Step D.I.Y Glitter Skull To Glam Up your Halloween

We have reached the time of year when all the costumes you wanted are out of stock, you’re DVR’ing Hocus Pocus (BEST HALLOWEEN MOVIE EVER), and you are ready to kill the next person who mentions the word pumpkin, yes folks Halloween is upon us! I am a self proclaimed queen of DIY projects, constantly overwhelmed with…

Note from Bamz : Finding Light in Rejection

Photo Credit: Kenodoxia.BlogSpot.com Yesterday afternoon one of my girlfriends and I were siting across from each other in Starbucks with our brews resting on either side of us buzzing away at laptops attacking various personal projects. It’s become a tradition of sorts for us to spend hours at the mobile office (Starbucks) balancing girl chat with real work over caffeine and free wifi. It…

Learning When to Cut Loose: Greatest Day Ever Edition

I have never been a believer of “playing the wall” at any function that plays reggae, EDM, club music or anything else with a bass line deep enough to have your ancestors twerking and I saved up all the little youthful juice I could for this past weekends “Greatest Day Ever” party in Brooklyn. I…