Category Archives: Fashion Is A Way Of Life

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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Less > More

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Monster Mondays

My co-worker often teases me about being grumpy on Monday mornings. Accordingly, this morning I arrived to the following message: “Morning. I expect you to be in your usual Monday mood. Looking forward to it.” To her surprise, when she … Continue reading

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The Letter “L”

Photos 1/2/3 LEISURE: My father has always said, “first you do what you have to do. Then you can do what you want to do.” That is probably the reason that as an adult, I schedule leisure as a “have-to-do.” … Continue reading

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Have a Heart

February is American Heart Month. Accordingly, in the past week, you have probably heard something about the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and partner organizations’ national campaign called The Heart Truth. The centerpiece of The Heart Truth is … Continue reading

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Chop Chop

My beauty operator talked me into cutting my hair recently. I love it! I’ve even gone shorter since these pics were taken last week. She’s also talked me into not getting a relaxer. It’s been 6 months. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Even Ratchet Girls Wear Pearls

We’ve all drawn conclusions about people we’ve not even met or don’t know very much about, based on how they’re dressed. How many times have those conclusions have been wrong? The moral of this story: don’t judge a book by … Continue reading

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Party All the Time!

I love to entertain, and since I hadn’t played hostess in a while, my thirtieth birthday was the perfect occasion to go all out with planning. I had a vision in my head of a sophisticated carnival. Several of my … Continue reading

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What to Wear: Winter Bridal Shower

One of my childhood friends is getting married in March, and I am in the wedding! On Sunday,  I attended the bridal shower. It’s so nice to be back home. I haven’t been to this part of the state in … Continue reading

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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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2012 Fall Fashion Wishlist: Glitter and Shine

J.Crew stripe dress / J.Crew silk dress / J.Crew sport shirt / Pinup Couture sheer top / Current/Elliott printed skinny jeans / J.Crew pointed shoes /Topshop leather shoes / J.Crew slip on shoes / CLEAN fragrance / Essie Good as … Continue reading

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First Lady Michelle Obama Captivates Audience at #DNC2012

Charlotte, NC – Democratic National Convention – September 4, 2012 -First Lady Michelle Obama delivers speech on the opening night of the convention wearing Tracy Reese. Oh, and let’s not forget to mention that hair, whipped by Mr. Johnny Wright. … 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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Summer Anthem

1. Etro satin shirt / 2. Pull&Bear shorts, $25 / 3. Mara Hoffman underwire swimwear / 4. Madewell patent leather oxford / 5. GIO BERNARDES chain necklace / 6. Gucci gold post earrings / 7. Aviator sunglasses / 8. California … Continue reading

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Room for Improvement

If you’ve ever visited me on Pinterest, then you already know that I am nearly as obsessed with decorating as I am with fashion, if not more. Doesn’t this room translate into a chic little number? Photo: Decorista Dreams

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In A Ladylike Fashion™

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Find Yourself

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Decorating Snapshots

Housewarming – March 30, 2012 – I recently had the pleasure of being asked by a close friend to decorate her new apartment. What an honor! It was serious fun. She gave me complete creative freedom (which is not usual. … 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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A beginners Guide to Shopping Online

For numerous reasons, I prefer shopping online. No parking fees, no lines, no snotty sales people…wider selection… Over the past several weeks, I have found myself in the mall more times than I can count. And, it has only reminded … Continue reading

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Washingtonian Style Setters 2011 Party

Included in fashion events last week, was Washingtonian’s party celebrating it’s annual list of style setters: A complete list of the style setters, including what gives them “style” can be found here and more party pictures here.

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Haute Links: NYFW Edition

1. Copy Cat Chronicles: Young Designer Claims Nicki Minaj Ripped off her Designs. 2. Rag and Bone held it’s DC store opening party. 3. Check out Project Beltway and  Zestes de Mode FNODC pics. Send me the link to your FNO pics, and I will … Continue reading

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FNODC Recap: It Was Worth the Cupcakes!

Rain, Rain, Go Away! Thursday night was still a lot of fun, despite the rain. The plan was to head to Georgetown straight from work, but the rail was discouraging. Instead we decided to hang inside and order some food … Continue reading

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The Haute List of FNO-DC Events

Year before last, I was in New York for the very first Fashion’s Night Out, the largest, most stylish shopping event on earth. I missed FNO and Fashion Week completely last year. So I am really excited and gearing up to kick off … 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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