3 Ways to Achieve Work Wear Chic

Dressing for work does not have to be boring. We have way too many options to add pep to out outfits today while still remaining professional. Here are a few ideas to add interest to your work wardrobe. You can shop my outfit here! 1. Mix and match your suits. You can stay in the

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The statement sleeves trend

Statement sleeves

There was a time when we were all looking for that statement shoe — I like to call them my “speak to me shoes.” — or even a statement bag. Today however, we are all about the statement sleeves — frilled, ruffled, bubbled, bishop…you name it! (Cue Shirley Caesar’s song HA!) Its quite fascinating actually.

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The “Polished Professional”: Dressing for success

The "Polished Professional": Dressing for success

“MEL” or Polished Professionals as we  know her is the epitome of class and  grace.  Her chosen  Instagram name fits her perfectly as I’ve never seen her veer from  her personal brand. No ripped jeans for MEL! Given her chosen profession you’d quickly assume her attire is as a result of  her  legal profession. For

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The Tailored Pants

Tailored Pants - Banana Republic Sloan

Growing up I used to read a lot of Danielle Steele novels. One story in particular  the heroine never wore jeans or even sneakers for that matter. She always wore tailored pants. If you know anything about Danielle Steele novels you know her characters were always classy, well educated and well traveled. I remember thinking

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The Making of a Chic Outfit

Chic outfit

Last week I went to New York and Co. I only went to purchase a gift card or so I thought. Who was I fooling though!?! The clothes were literally calling my name. Needless to say a little floral blouse happened to leave with me. [yes happened, don’t you judge me!!! LOL] I didn’t buy

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Fashionable and Fashioned for learning

One thing that’s clear about Joy or Afrostylicity as we know her on instagram is that she’s an over achiever. Joy and her family migrated to the United States from Kenya for school. Being an immigrant myself I understand the challenges of a new culture and way of life. I understand too how these challenges

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When sneakers fly: Nike Pegasus

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus

So somehow running evolved into a high jump – several high jumps actually. After all who can resist a flying leap over a fountain even if just figuratively — especially while wearing your Nike Air Zoom Pegasus and cute athletic wear? Added to that according to Greek mythology Pegasus was a winged stallion. So “flying”

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