Weekend Style in Oak Bluffs

I spent part of last weekend in Martha's Vineyard for the African American Film Festival. It's been a decade since I've visited Martha's Vineyard and it felt great being back on the island.  Below are photos of me admiring beautiful cottages in Oak Bluffs. 

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Wearing: Urban Outfitters Blouse, Zara Jeans, Jessica Simpson Shoes and Kate Spade Bag

Weeked Style: Frayed Jeans

Weeked Style: Frayed Jeans

When I'm out and about busy running errands I like to look casual and chic, which can mean anything from an easy maxi dress with flats or jeans, a cute top and and sneakers/flats. I got the cropped boyfriend jeans in the photos below at the recent Zara summer sale. Honestly, I wasn't sure the boyfriend jeans would be flattering on me. I wrote them off without trying the style, thinking the style was wrong for my body type. 

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Chic Vacation Style

Chic Vacation Style

My goal while packing to my trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands include one aim: pack cute and casual outfits. I wanted easy breezy outfits, but I did not want to overlook style for comfort. I wanted both!  As I packed, I focused on a few key things that would ensure that I would be comfortable AND stylish on my Caribbean vacation. Below are a few of the things I packed and a few outfits I wore.  

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How I'm Taking Care of My Double-Processed Relaxed Hair This Summer

How I'm Taking Care of My Double-Processed  Relaxed Hair This Summer

A few weeks ago I got highlights.  I love color and with summer approaching at the time,  I wanted a lighter color. I chose highlights after being inspired by a photo that popped up in my Instagram feed. As a relaxed head, I did not take it lightly that I wanted to add another chemical process to my strands. Double-processed  relaxed hair needs a lot of tender loving care, or else you risk breakage. I did my research and below I'm sharing how I'm caring for my double-processed relaxed  hair.

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