For the Culture: Nneka Gigi’s Spring 2017 Zine Launch

Although I no longer write for Fashion Bomb Daily (hey, progress!), the two-and-a-half year opportunity afforded me the chance to meet the like-minded influencers who are on a quest to leave their mark in the world of style. Yes, I’ve crossed paths with sartorial visionaries including Weiz Dhurm Franklyn, Karissa Lindsay of A Leap of […]

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5 Music Artists that Always Manage to Put A Smile on My Face

While answering emails and sipping a huge cup of coffee this morning, I flipped on Pandora. I started to bob my head to the catchy beat that oozed through my phone and I soon realized that I have never acknowledged the artists that truly make a difference in my day-to-day life. I’m talking about those […]

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Making Moves: Sitting Front Row at Elsik High School’s 2017 It’s Our World Fashion Show and Design Competition

The 2017 Elsik High School Fashion Show and Design Competition is officially one of my favorite local fashion events! Spearheaded by Sew Much Fabric visionary Rosalind Gaither, this highly-anticipated runway extravaganza highlights the sartorial talents of 1st, 2nd and 3rd year Elsik fashion designers. In addition to flaunting their boundless creativity and inspiration, participating students […]

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#Runway to #RealWay: Gucci’s Resort 2017 Collection

Gucci is setting the tone for on-season trends! The Italian brand has catapulted itself into a street style mainstay that is uplifted by Tinseltown’s most unpredictable divas including Rihanna, Queen Bey, Bonang Matheba, ASAP Rocky and more! With creative director Alessandro Michele at the helm of this pivotal fashion house, it’s safe to say that […]

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KIND Snacks’s Raise the Bar Limited Edition Flavor Contest

With international brands such as Crayola and Oreo looking to consumers for lucrative hands-on feedback, KIND Snacks is setting the standard with their inaugural Raise the Bar Contest! Aided by celebrity chef Daphne Oz, the Raise the Bar Contest is a competition that empowers KIND enthusiasts to vote for the Limited Edition flavor of their choice. […]

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#GirlBoss Approved: Netflix’s Dear White People

I’m only 5 episodes into Netflix’s Dear White People and I’m hooked. This delightfully blunt, charismatic tell-all follows the journey of eight African-American students who attend a prestigious PWI (Predominantly White Institiution). Dear White People is the answer to my generation’s struggle of deciphering between falling victim to the pressures of assimilation or radically defending […]

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Thinking Girls Boutique’s #WishYouWereHere Photo Campaign, Photographed by Victoria Garcia

When Victoria Garcia of Victoria Garcia Studios and Alicia Elatassi, owner of Thinking Girls Boutique, reached out to me for a chance to participate in the #WishYouWereHere Thinking Girls Boutique Rebranding Campaign, I couldn’t do anything but smile from ear-to-ear. For about two years now, I’ve watched as Alicia continuously builds her fashion empire. Her […]

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