5 Things to Watch, Listen To and Read in July

July is, no doubt, one of the best months for movie and television releases. It’s dead summer, all the kiddos are on vacation and perhaps mom and dad even snuck in a few days. Some of my favorite streaming services are dropping absolute magic – from edge-of-your-seat action to thought-provoking documentaries that make you stop […]

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The Summer 2022 Beauty Edit

Summer beauty is bae. There’s not greater feeling than nourishing your tresses, exfoliating that skin and keeping those pearly whites glistening. I’m a simple woman and I enjoy indulging in no-fuss beauty that produces enduring effects while not breaking the bank. Keep reading to get into my top picks for the season! Skin Care: Olay’s […]

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Hanifa’s Spring/Summer 2022 Ready-to-Wear Collection is An Ode to Femininity, Vibrance and Across-the-Board Slayage

I have yet to get my hands on Hanifa’s iconic Miya Knit Cardigan Dress. The failure of solidifying one of the brand’s most mesmerizing silhouettes still haunts me. But, your girl remains optimistic for the future! A couple day ago, the Washington D.C.-based brand dropped their highly anticipated Spring/Summer 2022 collection. Hunaayyy… Let me tell […]

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Luxury on a Budget featuring Maje’s Jute Tote Bag with Paisley Print

The search for the perfect tote bag is critical. Size matters. Price matters. And, of course, the overall vibe is a deciding factor. When I booked my trip to Jamaica, I decided to take the plunge and invest in a piece that I’ve had my eye on (for quite some time). I knew I needed […]

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Esmesha’s Life: Your Girl Vacationed in Jamaica!

Last week, I had the honor to travel to a destination that has persisted as a mainstay on my “Places to Visit” list. Your girl finally made it to Jamaica! Montego Bay, to be exact. I arrived on May 29th and stayed until June 4th. Let me tell you – it was an absolute dream. […]

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I’ve Finally Established My Daily Morning Routine!

Morning routines are tricky. You can either cram too much into your starting hours (and immediately become overwhelmed) or you can slack off (and wish you had more time later in the day). I’ve tried it all; at one point, I hit the floor running as early as 4:00 AM. Yep, it was tough. But, […]

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10 Lust-Worthy Niche Fragrances Currently on the Radar for 2022

I’m obsessed with niche fragrances. Yep. Obsessed. I’ve developed a passion for discovering olfactory notes that pique with my body chemistry. And, I simply cannot get enough! Over the past year, my niche fragrance wish list has tripled. Although my current perfume collection is quite impressive, I’m on a path of editing my signature scents […]

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