Lupita Nyong’o: “There is no shame in Black beauty”

Friday, February 28, 2014 · No Comments

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When Lupita Nyong’o accepted her award for the “Best Breakthrough Performance ” at ESSENCE’s 7th annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon the young starlet said something that resonated with me. The Academy Award nominee told the crowd filled with movers and shakers in Hollywood that,” There is no shame in Black beauty.” I couldn’t agree more. Continue Reading »

Beauty Tip: Will You Try Blue Eyeliner like Lupita Nyong’o

Friday, February 28, 2014 · No Comments

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Like Lupita Nyong’o, her bright blue eyeliner is also having a moment. The “12 Years a Slave ” star has been spotted on the red carpet with blue eyeliner. Continue Reading »

Shopping: Dillard’s is one Reason Why I Still Shop in Department Stores

Thursday, February 27, 2014 · No Comments

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I’ve never been big on department stores until I spent three years in a Dothan, AL. It’s a small town in the southern part of the state and shopping among many things was limited. But that experience helped me appreciate all the steals and deals you can score at department stores. My two favorites at the time are J.C. Penney and Dillard’s. Continue Reading »

Shopping Tip: Five Items to Buy out of Season

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 · No Comments

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Did someone say sale? I know I’m not the only one that perks up at the thought of amazing pieces at discounted prices. As we approach spring, many of our favorite retailers have major markdowns on winter wear. This is the best time to stock up on your winter must haves. Who cares if you will only wear them for another month, before making room for your spring pieces. The take away here is you’re already ahead of the game for next winter. Continue Reading »

Style Guide: Trench Coats for Spring

Monday, February 24, 2014 · No Comments



Sweeties, this 30 and 40 degree weather feels like a heat wave compared to some of the brutally cold days we’ve experienced this winter. With spring only a month a way let’s hope the warmer days are here to stay. But spring doesn’t mean we can just drop our parkas and wool coats for tank tops and flip flops. This is not Florida my friends, we still live in New York . I’ve found trench coats to be the perfect transition coat from winter to spring. It’s light weight, but heavy enough to keep you warm on those breezy days. It  can also  work as a rain coat during those April showers. And because I love trench coats, I’m dying to add one to my wardrobe this year. Here are  six I have in mind. Each one is under $100. Continue Reading »

45th NAACP Image Awards: Nia Long, Kerry Washington, Lupita Nyong’o and More!

Sunday, February 23, 2014 · No Comments


This awards season is turning out to be one of my favorites. The fashion moments have lived up to all the hype and last night was no different. The 45th NAACP Awards brought out some of the best in Hollywood. Take a look at some of my favorite looks from the night. Continue Reading »

Sweet Treat of the Day: BALMAIN Coated tweed mini dress

Thursday, February 20, 2014 · 1 Comment


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Things are finally heating up so let’s show a little leg in the chic Balmain Coated tweed mini dress.  The dress is classy, but the high hemline gives us a drop of sexy.

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BeyHive: Beyonce Sparkles in Vrettos Vrettakos Dress at 2014 Brit Awards

Thursday, February 20, 2014 · No Comments

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I live for Beyonce‘s glamorous fashion moment.  She always gets it right and last night  was no different. The ” Drunk in Love” songstress wowed adoring fans at the 2014 Brit Awards in a  gorgeous  green Vrettos Vrettakos embellished gown.  Continue Reading »