Sunshine & Skinny Jeans

The summer is still hanging on strong with 90 degree weather all week, but with back to school commercials on heavy rotation, layered looks appearing in my dreams, and the long awaited NYFW I cant help but sing this coming season praises. I confess my love proudly of leaves changing colors, crisp breezes and need for overpoweringly chunky Lenny Kravitz…

Pressing the Reset Button

Tis’ the season to be brunching and what better way to celebrate the first weekend of July by heading to an Everyday People Brunch. I sent out the Facebook invite to my girls, “Budget Shopped” my closet, and made sure the fro was present for the event. Saturday was a beautiful sunny day as we…

Afro Punk Style Inspiration

    We are well in to August and i’m excited to celebrating the closing of summer with a few of my favorite music festivals! One of the most anticipated outdoor “turn ups” is AfroPunk and I wanted to bring you guys a few great looks (with links)  over the next two weeks to look…

All White Like A Grown Up

I can still remember the desperation in my plea as I ran to my mothers room begging for a new outfit from the mall. Like any 6th grader of that era I raced home to catch my daily dose of TRL, eager for their Monday video premiere. With my eyes glued to the screen I…

With Your Own Two Hands: DIY

I had a manic DIY attack the other day and decided to create a pair of wide legs that would actually reach the ground even in my highest heels. I haven’t settled on how I want the waist  to sit just yet so I decided to throw in an elastic waist band and enjoy them…

Race Against the Rain

My celebration of sunlight was short lived since the forecast is bringing back to reality with the chance of rain. I threw on a pair of my boyfriend old shorts in the hope of catching a few beams of light and warm breeze but I wasn’t so lucky. Refusing to admit defeat we made a…

Wash Me in Sunshine

    (Outfit Details: Shoes: vince camuto,  Vest: Old DIY from H&M, Shirt: thrifted and DIY, Bag: Forever 21(similar here)  , Necklace: street vendor : Jeans: uniqlo ) There is nothing easier then a Texas Tux (denim on denim) and due to spring actually feeling like SPRING I decided to let my toes breath. I popped…

Backyard Suiting

I personally believe that all women should own a good pant suit. It can be loose fitting or a cut that hugs the body, which ever you prefer a pant suit can be empowering and sexy as hell. I thrifted this $7 number a few years ago and it’s always been a great piece. The…

What to Wear to Coachella

It’s approaching that time of year where music festivals and out door concerts take over our timelines. After the magical success of SXSW flocks of people are getting ready for Coachella music festival in California. With heavy hitter headliners such as Arcade Fire and Outkast, Coachella’s vibe is known to be boho,hippie chic and all…

Hot Line Pink

  It’s still chilly out but I refuse to not celebrate the Spring season, with my bright pink linen blazer and colorful button down. I kept the look inviting by sporting me light wash super stretch skinnys from Uniqlo and cream Guess booties. I also got to sport my DIY crystal pin as a neck…

10 Pieces Made 5 Different Looks

I’ve always believed that it’s important to know your closet. By creating looks during your free time, you are ahead of the game and now are ready with set outfits no matter what event is thrown your way. This also allows you to be aware of whats in your wardrobe, making it easier to avoid…