Category: Accessories

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 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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11 picks from the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale

Soooooo it’s a long weekend. We all know this translates into at least a little bit (or a lot) of shopping especially if Nordstrom is having its half yearly sale!!! I’ve shared my top picks with you all under $50.00!!! You cannot beat that! These $28.00 jeans and that red tassel necklace are begging for

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THE SHOULDER BARING FASHION TREND

Off the shoulder fashion trend

The off the shoulder trend which highlights the femininity and delicate lines of the shoulder is alive and well. We can all thank Michelle Obama and her cold shoulder look for that! When I think of the shoulders though, I don’t think of delicate. I think of strength. There’s an old proverb which says “don’t

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Fashion Nerd, Amy Roiland shares her story

The dictionary defines nerd as “a person considered to be socially awkward, boring, and unstylish. Yet Amy Roiland, the CEO of Fashion Tap and self proclaimed fashion nerd  is anything but socially awkward, unstylish or boring. In fact, Amy’s distinctive style in her instagram gallery would have you oohing and aahing. She was also fearless

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Empowering women with fashion

She had been running at 70 miles an hour for weeks.  Flitting from event to event, girl trips, and blogging and sharing on Instagram all along the way. Today I caught her running to the bank to set matters in order prior to her upcoming trip to the Cayman Islands. But while in her Uber,

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Are you pursuing your passion?

This past week I had the opportunity to interview Hannah Florman about her move from corporate America into the world of jewelry design. Corporate litigation and jewels just didn’t seem to fit in the same sentence — until Hannah shared her story. Her message was so powerful in it’s simplicity — “your work in life

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Dressing with confidence

The best attire we could  ever have is self confidence.  I wasn’t always as confident as I am now. Definitely not in high school, maybe a smidgen in college depending on the situation. Thinking back, I wish I could pinpoint the exact moment my confident switch flipped on so that I could share the formula.

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Bag that color

I absolutely love this Anna Morellini satchel. The color, the pattern, the black handles and the gold detail. My one regret however is that I did not buy it in every color as I’m not sure that It would ever be available again! Such a bummer! I’ve shared some options below however. Giorgio Costa on

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