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It feels good to be back in the midwest. There’s not much snow here in Chicago. However, Iowa got a ton last week. The kids were out of school for two days! I miss snow days. These pictures are from … Continue reading
December 8, 2012 – Ozio Lounge – The OUTFITTED: Holiday Pop-up Shop unites west coast fashion brands Penolope and Coco, Luv Aj, Plush, MINKPINK, and Virgo Downtown with east coast fashionistas for an afternoon of shopping, sipping, and mingling. Cocktails … Continue reading
Happy Thursday!! Today’s post is a guest post over on the DC Goodwill Fashionista blog. Please check it out, and leave a comment!
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
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
Blue Banana Sports Bar – September 13, 2012 – The Cupcake Critic (DC) celebrates her nomination and placement as a finalist for The Black Street Awards. She went on to win the awards for best website and best blog. Among … Continue reading
Giveaway – Just in time for cuff season, here’s a chance to score 2 tickets to the “Love Neo Soul” Tour feat. Rashaan Patterson, Kindred the Family Soul, and Black Alley on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the historic Fillmore Theatre … Continue reading
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
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
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
Mating Season – I know of at least 3 speed dating events that have gone down in the past two weeks, and of at least 3 more (see below) in coming weeks. What to talk about on 30 first dates … Continue reading
December 26, 2011 – Chicago, IL – My family and I spend the Christmas holiday in Chicago every year. On the day after Christmas, instead of hitting the malls, my cousin and I hit the streets to capture some of … Continue reading
Like my “Haute Holiday Hippie” album on Facebook! Of course, the more likes, the better. This is the first time I have entered this sort of challenge. It was fun styling my darling model was so patient, as were the … Continue reading
November 3, 2011: Madewell hosts launch party for Refinery 29. Lots of bloggers were there, of course, including: Chyanne of The Yuppie Lady and Kate of Go Kate Shoot Star of Ms. Star Styles These fabulous ladies and gentleman, including Desiree (pictured … Continue reading
October 27, 2011: I received a special invitation to attend a private celebration in honor of the opening of the Santa Maria Novella store in Chevy Chase, Maryland the other night. Chris Johnson, Jason Barnes and Yene Damtew (I posted … Continue reading
October 4, 2011 – The Capital Area Fashion and Beauty Bloggers (CapFABB) got together recently, cameras and signature pose-ready for night of networking and pampering and Nectar Skin Bar. I met a great group of bloggers who I look forward to … Continue reading
Dirty Bar, September 22, 2011 Among the events happening last week was DC Fashion week. For the second season in a row, I attended the Fashion Industry Networking Party, where I ran into my friends from Purple District. I couldn’t … Continue reading
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.
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
Uptown Magazine threw an issue release party last week at Indulj Restaurant and Lounge, DC. There was a special vocal performance, a beauty bar, and a dating game hosted by the Modern Day Matchmaker, Paul Carrick Brunson. Check out the … Continue reading
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Former White House social secrectary and Washington’s “Best Dressed Woman”, Desirese Rogers, poses with daugher, Victoria for Vogue’s August issue. She left her post, but not her title. As the current CEO of Johnson Publishing Co., Rogers was spotted at the … Continue reading