Category: skirts

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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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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My blue leopard print shoe

We recently celebrated the Style Collective Podcast Launch — Becoming Fearless.  Fearless for me is not the absence of fear but the presence of courage.  The becoming is in the pushing as it’s an intentional action to push beyond inhibitions, insecurities and self doubt to seize the moment. It’s about having the courage to pick

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When the blouse blooms

There’s an old saying that says April flowers bring May flowers. Some take that to mean that today’s hardship will soon reveal tomorrow’s joy. I prefer to rest on God’s word in Psalm 30: 5 that says “joy cometh in the morning.” What an assurance we have no matter how bleak it looks. Funnily enough

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The color me beautiful pleated maxi

I love color, lots of it. Perhaps it’s my Caribbean upbringing or perhaps I have that weird color gene!!! I’m not sure what it is.  What I do know, however, is that I don’t need an excuse to veer away from grays and blacks and pepper my wardrobe with color though Spring time makes it

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