Category Archives: Entrepreneurs

WARBY PARKER x KARLIE KLOSS

I have raved here on HOTP before about my love for Warby Parker and their ultra-stylish, affordable frames. Starting today, their most recent collection – three new pairs of sunglasses made in collaboration with Karlie Kloss – will be available … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide: For Her

  1/Nixon The Wire Tortoise Earphones; 2/ Lavish Luxe Brush Set; 3/ Anette Flat; 4/ Zip Pouch; 5/ Leo Pullover; 6/Picture Frame; 7/ Fatigue Button Up; 8/ Drybar Blowout In-a-Box Hair Dryer; 9/ Vintage Nikes / More gift ideas here.

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EVENT: Outfitted x Chevrolet

November 16, 2013 – West Coast fashion meets East Coast fashionista. Join me for the third installation of Outfitted – back by popular demand – where I will be the official social media correspondent! A step up from photographer, no? … Continue reading

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Party + Planning

I mentioned before that I had really enjoyed planning my birthday party, and that I have even taken on some freelance party and event planning. Over the weekend, I went to a party that I helped plan for a friend. … Continue reading

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EVENT: Outfitted: Holiday Pop-up Shop

Saturday, December 8, 2012 – West Coast fashion meets East Coast fashionista.    

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Home is Where Your Mom Is

I love to write and send personal letters. Always have. Ever since I can remember, even as a kid, I have had my own personalized stationary. Each year, sending Christmas cards is one of the holiday traditions I look forward … Continue reading

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DC’s Salon Lynne Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Salon Lynne One Year Anniversary Party – September 5, 2012 – Television personality Paul Warton hosts hairstylist Lynne Wooden’s anniversary soiree at Hillyer Art Space. With over 16 years experience in Washington, DC’s top salons, hair stylist, colorist, extentionist, and … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Guide to FNO 2012

Everyone is putting the final touches on their participation in the global shopping campaign Fashion’s Night Out (FNO), taking place the evening of Thursday, September 6. Including me! FNO, which was started four years ago as a means of stimulating shoppers’ … Continue reading

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Now this Sounds Like Fun: A Hip-Hop Bar Crawl

Event – August 5, 2012 – Marking the grand opening of 1920dc, the final stop of the Crawl, this bar crawl will be moving down U Street and there will be a DJ at each one of the bars spinning … Continue reading

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2012 Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40

Caesars Palace Hotel in Las Vegas, NV – July 15, 2012 – IMPACT and the National Bar Association (NBA) honored leading African American legal professionals in both public and private practice, including advocates, corporate counsels, judges, and other lawyers using their degree in … Continue reading

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Vintage is the New Black

November 19, 2011: A visit to La Petite Marmoset Vintage was all I imagined. When I first met Katherine Martinez, owner of La Petite Marmoset, she told me that she owned a vintage shop, and that I should come by … Continue reading

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New Label – JayTees Apparel “Rich Kids” Line Launch

November 11, 2011: JayTees Apparel “Rich Kids” Line Launch Party – My hometown homeboy, Josh Ansah, owner and creator of Jaytees Apparel recently launched a line of T’s and sweatshirts called Rich Kids. The line and its representative logo, stand … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Inside Harlem’s Fashion Row 2011 Presentation by Marquida Webster

Beautifully Out of Place was the theme for this year’s Harlem’s Fashion Row featuring four eclectic, emerging designers. Inspired by everything from octopus’ and coral found deep in the ocean, to paintings found in some of the most popular museums … Continue reading

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Access Granted: Behind the Scenes at Harlem’s Fashion Row

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Gen XY Vintage Launch Party

October 1, 2011 On Saturday,  Ashley Tyrus launched her online vintage shop, Gen-XY Vintage. To celebrate, friends (new and old) gathered for a presentation of what’s to come, and at the end, we got to shop. Look for Ashley and … Continue reading

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Forever 21 Jesus Agenda No Longer Hidden

Did you ever notice the Bible verse, “John 3:16”, printed on the bottom of your Forever 21 bags? I did a long time ago. At first, I thought they might have been using recycled bags. But when they continued for … Continue reading

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Clayton v. Steinagel: The Case Against Requiring a License for Hair Braiders

Jestina Clayton sued the state of Utah recently, challenging a law requiring hair braiders to receive a cosmetology license. Clayton, a Sierra Leon native, had been braiding hair since she was a little girl, and used her skills to bring in extra cash … Continue reading

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I’m Following: The Brooklyn Circus

http://www.thebkcircus.com Picture: The Satorialist Source: New York Times

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Boxes of Pelicans

A trip to Hampton, VA over the summer led to a visit to a local resale shop/hangout called The Village. The Village operates primarily through donations of used clothing, some of which they keep and sell, the rest goes to Goodwill. … Continue reading

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