Birthday Post: Remembering that ALL Things...

Birthday Post: Remembering that ALL Things...

Every birthday I take time to reflect on the past year by thinking about lessons learned and insights I gained.  I turned 33 last Friday and just looking back 10 years in the past, I am such a different woman today than I was at 23. I am more confident, more sure of my intrinsic worth and more aware my values. The woman I am today came as a result of growing pains, self-reflection, and  intentionally deciding to engage in personal development.  T

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Ankara Print Skirt for Afro Punk Brooklyn

Ankara Print Skirt for Afro Punk Brooklyn

I found this Ankara print skirt by sheer accident at a local business in Brooklyn.  I am big on supporting small businesses because they’re such an important part of the fabric of a community. When I saw the skirt on display, I walked right inside the store and chatted with the owner for a little bit before purchasing this beautiful skirt, which also came at a great price

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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

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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