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    My Travel Diaries: Havana Nights

    May 22, 2017
    My travel diaries: havana nights

    What’s better than Havana by day? Havana by night! Don’t get me wrong, everywhere we went in Havana by day was great, listening to music, drinking fresh coconut water on the street— there’s so much to see and do. But Havana by night is energetic! Night 1 Most of the…

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  • My Travel Diaries: Cuba by Day

    My Travel Diaries: Cuba by Day!

    It’s hard to believe one week ago I was in Cuba, living my best life. I had THE best time! I am still holding onto my vacation glow, in fact it’s the only thing…

    May 15, 2017
  • Rue107, rebate, ASOS, Quay, black girl magic

    Black Girl Magic

    I am unapologetically black. My hair, my nose, my melanin– I love it all. And that might seem like a ‘so what’, but as black women we are constantly told all of the above and…

    May 1, 2017
  • Monki, ASOS, Forever21, mesh together
    dresses sporty

    Mesh Together

    When I’m pulling together an idea for a look, it comes from a lot of places; magazines, street style, or simply browsing my favorite stores. I’d been seeing mesh pieces layered over shorts, dresses,…

    April 24, 2017
  • Forever21, Miz Mooz, Coachella, fringe benefits

    Fringe Benefits

    Not gonna lie guys, I’ve got a bit of Coachella envy. I actually really don’t know what happens there or care about celebrities, but it does seem like an uber cool spot to chill…

    April 18, 2017
  • Dionna-Humphrey-Made-Me-Copper-Chartreuse -7

    Just pleat it

    I’m thinking spring’s arrival is just playing with my emotions. One minute it’s 70, the next it’s 42 and windy!! GUYS! This is crazy. But the last couple times my photographer and I shot…

    April 10, 2017
  • Eloquii, Sam Edelman, Forever21, plus size blogger
    brunch work styles

    All the Pretty Ruffles

    A few weeks ago, I had a chance to pop into the Eloquii pop up shop for a VIP reception. Guys, the store is so gorgeous! If you caught my Instastories from that night…

    March 27, 2017
  • Rue107, ruebabe, hey shorty, plus size blogger

    Hey Shorty

    The weather can’t seem to make up it’s mind, one minute it’s 70 degrees and the next it’s snowing! Come on spring, you know you want to come through! I’ve been looking for a…

    March 22, 2017
  • Waikiki, Hawaiian vacation, plus size blogger
    casual summer travel

    Hawaiian vacation recap

    It’s safe to say I am having serious vacation withdrawal. I spent eight days in paradise with some of my absolute favorite people in the place I still consider home— who wouldn’t be going…

    March 6, 2017
  • Eloquii, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Zara

    Cold Shoulder

    It was way too cold to be frolicking around in this off the shoulder jumpsuit, but since my photographer and I were shooting inside I knew my chances of freezing my shoulders off were slim.…

    February 21, 2017
  • GS Love, bodycon, fine print

    Fine Print

    When my homegirl Ivory was visiting at the end of last year, she pulled this gorgeous dress out of her suitcase that I just had to have. For some reason she wouldn’t part with…

    February 13, 2017