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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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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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Camouflage

If you follow me on Twitter, then you know that last week was very insightful for me – inspiring, encouraging, and energizing – a small revolution. Sometimes, I get very discouraged with myself, with this blog, and other creative endeavors, … 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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Event: Work Your Wardrobe to Benefit Dress for Success 11.17.2011

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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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Capital Area Fashion and Beauty Blogger Meetup @ Nectar Skin Bar

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

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DC Fashion Week Industry Networking Party 2012

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

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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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Uptown Magazine Issue Launch Party

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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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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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 Clutch

After running out of the house without my handbag, and not realizing it until I got to work and realized I did not have my badge or my bag, I decided I needed to down-size. Carrying a non-negotiable cup of … Continue reading

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Not Leopard? Not Interested.

I don’t have any tattoos. But, if I were to get anything, it would be of leopard spots all over, as if I were morphing into one. Like this:

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June Ambrose Launches Her Very Own Line of …Guess What?

Surprise! Surprise! And what a pleasant surprise! Actually, I’m not that surprised that June Ambrose has chose to capitalize on her signature headwear. It’s Twenty Eleven and ENTREPRENEURSHIP is the name of the game. But of course, the one I … Continue reading

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LOVE YOURSELF

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Style Profile: Yenebecha Damtew

Last weekend, I was creative director for a hair shoot for up-and-coming celebrity hairstylist Yenebecha “Yene” Damtew. This young lady is on the move! Immediately following cosmetology school, Yene launched her career as the executive assistant to celebrity hairstylist Johnny … Continue reading

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I Dream in Color

This room is so dreamy…. I have been organizing my room in my new pad. The color scheme is actually similar. I will share with the world once it’s all done.

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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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Bellinis, Bottomless

Got a personal invitation to have brunch at the W, DC yesterday. We simply had a BLAST. We had such a wonderful time. The staff at the W are wonderful AND stylish. They took very good care of us. Ask … Continue reading

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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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Celebrity Stylist June Ambrose Reality Series on Vh1

Celebrity stylist June Ambrose, with her signature glasses and turban, and whose clients include Sean Combs and Chrisette Michele, is rumored to have nabbed herself a VH1 reality series. Congrats to this fabulous chic! I love her style! Stay stylish! … 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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