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The Letter “L” – Laughter

Laughter – When I moved to DC, I couldn’t have imagined that I would find a group of people who could be as dear to me as family. My family is tight! And because of that, I feared moving so … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Bay Bay

Remember the bridal shower I went to a couple of months ago? Well, the Bachelorette party was this past weekend in Las Vegas. I know that everything that happens in Vegas is supposed to stay in Vegas, but nothing really … 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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Social Capital: Kicks for Kids Charity Shoe Drive and Concert #kickforkids

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Santa Maria Novella Store Opening, Chevy Chase, MD

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

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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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Fashion’s Night Out: DC Style

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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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Congresswoman Schultz Draws Attention for Her Naturally Curly Hair

Photo via New York Times/Stephen J. Boitano/NBC, via Associated Press Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) made news this week for unapologetically wearing her natural curls. It seems that not everyone is so comfortable.  Curly hair is too sexy, and not … Continue reading

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Whoops! There it is…

After a nipple exposing performance on Good Morning America, Nicki Minaj has parents up in a roar. The Parents Television Council, a non-partisan advocacy group for “responsible entertainment”, fights against ‘fleeting’ images and language on television.  GMA apologized for the … Continue reading

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Desiree Rogers is in Vogue

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

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Behind Every Well-Dressed Athlete…Is A Woman.

The other day, my friend and I were chatting about all the attention NBA basketball player Amare Stoudemire has increasingly received surrounding his style, including a collaboration with Rachel Roy and a invitation from Anna Wintour to attend the  Costume Institute gala at … Continue reading

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The King of Drag Queens

THAT is Marc Jacobs. Styled by Katie Grand in her personal archive of his designs and captured by Patrick Demarchelier for Industrie Magazine. Story and the rest of the photos here.

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A Merry Little Cocktail

I love to entertain, and so when a group of friends and I decided to have a holiday party,  I was delighted to host. So far, all I’ve decided on are the signature drinks: The Peppermintini 2 Parts Vodka 1 … Continue reading

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Gossip Girl Here…

In an E! News Exclusive, Leighton Meester says that she will end her role as prime time’s most scandalous Upper Easter in “two more years”. Serena with no Blair?! That bitch Serena is probably behind the whole thing. The show wont be the same. They’ll … Continue reading

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Santa Clause is Coming to Town

The stockings are hung… The table is set… Santa Clause is coming to town! Have you been naughty? Or nice?    

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Nicki Minaj for Mac: Pink Friday Lipstick

*But first a little side note* I believe in expressing oneself through fashion. No question. But, I can’t help but feel that someone else is expressing their self through Nicki Minaj. Or, that her stylist is too lazy to create … Continue reading

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FUUUURR-ocious Fall Outerwear

Fall in DC is tricky. It’s cold in the morning, warm throughout the day, and then chilly at night. So it’s hard to dress appropriately. But, I think I’ve figured it out…. The fur at the bottom of this blazer … Continue reading

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Gone GaGa

It’s been a long time coming, but I have to admit that I am completely WOWed by Lady Gaga. I’ve been eyeing her style for a while now. Her appearance on last night’s episode of Gossip Girl, in which she performed “Bad … Continue reading

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This Week’s Haute Links

Michelle Obama’s Brooches Are ‘Part of Her Code’: The Cut Racism AND Sexism at the NY Post?: The Black Snob  Andre Leon Talley and Kimmora Lee Simons to judge America’s Next Top Model: Gatecrasher Lawyer’s have invented a new defense … Continue reading

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Ladies and Gentleman, Introducing, MS. PHILLY

As promised, the Iowa City Soul Series’ second event was fan-tas-tic!   Sound check:    Mr. Bob Chin was in the building. We clowned around a bit. While  HG Soul warmed up the mic.   The band, Verzatile, Is AMAZING! At … Continue reading

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“Good Hair” Movie Producer Chris Rock Sued by “My Nappy Roots’”

A host of celebs turned out on Monday night and walked the red carpet (close to gawking passers by) for the Manhatton screening of Chris Rock’s documentary film, “Good Hair” hosted by the Cinema Society. You would never have known that Chris … Continue reading

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Will the Real Black Barbie Please Stand Up?

Who do you picture when you think “Black Barbie”? Lil Kim? Beyonce? Gabby Union? Mattel recently created and launched the  “So In Style” (S.I.S., for short) Barbie,  a line of black dolls featuring more “authentic facial characteristics” than the company’s black dolls have in the past, … Continue reading

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Abercrombie and Fierce

After researching bankruptcy and tax law all day long, I am happy to analyze the merits of the suit filed by Abercrombie and Fitch against Beyoncé Knowel, over the right use the name Fierce for her fragrance.   Beyoncé  recently signed a deal … Continue reading

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