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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A Sun-Kissed Arlenis Sosa

by Xevi Muntané for Harper’s Bazaar Spain March 2011 SIMPLY GORGEOUS!!!!! I can’t wait for summer, sun and sand.

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DC Fashion Week: Fashion Industry Networking Party @ Tabaq Bistro

DC Fashion Week was last week (as was London and Milan FW). Thursday night was the Fashion Industry Networking Party @ Tabaq. The event was a great chance to meet new, and especially artistic, people from around the city. ANFOMAGIC.COM … Continue reading

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Off the Runway @ NYFW A/W 2011


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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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I’m Following: The Brooklyn Circus

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

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Designers Sketch Kate Middleton’s Wedding, Dress Fit For A Princess Bride

30 designers sketched  suggestions for Kate Middleton’s wedding dress. My favorite, by Prabal Gurung. Others that I liked included: Nanette Lapore Lyn Devon and Nicole Miller See the rest here.

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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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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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This Week’s Haute Links

                                                Savvy shoppers hock the Jimmy Choos they got at H&M for double retail price on eBay- … Continue reading

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Independent Fashion Bloggers (IFB) Dress Up Soiree

The IFB had an event during NYC Fashion week for fashion bloggers at Broadway East. It was the most fashionable professional convention of people ever!  There was a line outside when I arrived  A lot of mingling going on inside … Continue reading

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