Wellness Win: Esmesha’s 4 Tips on Increasing Daily Water Intake

Water. It’s the basis of fluids for living organisms. It’s also one of the primary means of hydrating your skin, aiding in digestion, detoxifying your body and assisting with weight loss. Water, in itself, is an element that packs quite a punch when it comes to health benefits. But, here’s the catch – I struggle […]

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Outgrowing Your Comfort Zone

I live for a good loungewear set (as seen in the picture above). Loungewear sets are easy and they don’t require much effort. All you have to is find some bomb accessories, style up your hair and throw on an eye-catching pair of shoes. But, just like life, “easy” fashion does not always translate into […]

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Target Announces New Fall 2021 Designer Collaboration featuring Sandy Liang, Rachel Comey, Nili Lotan and Victor Glemaud

It’s time to mark your calendars for one of the biggest fashion events of the year! Target is known for their epic designer collaborations. In their prior collab, the mega-store tapped fashion sweethearts Christopher John Rogers, Rixo and Alexis for the 2021 Designer Dress Collection which blessed the world with colorful and statement-making frocks that were fit for royalty.

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Runway to Real Way: Ulla Johnson’s Fall 2021 Ready-to-Wear Collection

Ulla Johnson is a designer that I respect for her ability to make me appreciate the beauty of vintage. Whenever I tire of my thrifted finds, I simply scour ‘fits from Ulla Johnson’s runway to get “re-inspired”. With a special love for the 70’s and 80’s eras, Johnson interprets modern fashion with her own touch […]

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I Purchased My First Vivienne Westwood Necklace!

I found myself binging one of my favorite shows on HBO, Run the World. The overall premise of the sitcom follows the lives of four successful Black women while also examining their own individual struggles – from career changes to discovering life’s purpose to infidelity – this one runs the gamut when it comes to […]

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Life Lately

I’ve been super busy, my loves. My heart ached when I realized I had not posted in a couple weeks. So, I figured I owed my readers a slight glimpse into what’s been keeping me from them. No matter how much you plan and strategize, life remains unpredictable. The unexpected sweeps in and completely alters […]

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6 Summer Beauty Must-Haves Worth Trying ($150 and Under)

Maintaining an effective beauty routine during the summer months is tough. Heat is not my best friend and neither is humidity; however, living in Houston, I simply cannot escape the two. So, I figured I would share a few of my go-to products that have made surviving the season possible. From combating pesky skin inflammation […]

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Struggles of Breaking Generational Curses and Unlearning “The Culture”

I recently ran across talk show host Funky Dineva’s YouTube video that was so eloquently titled: Black People Have Alot of Unlearning To Do! There, in the thumbnail, was a picture of a Black woman and two small children. Intrigued immediately, I clicked on the link and the message that was conveyed hit harder than […]

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Making Moves: Vintage Hunting At ThriftCon at NRG Center Hall

This weekend, I had the pleasure of attending ThriftCon here in Houston! Talk about an experience. The sights, the vibes, the feels… it was epic. For those of you who are not familiar with ThriftCon, let me fill you in. ThriftCon is an annual thrift and vintage vendor convention that takes place in various cities […]

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Why Telfar Is The Brand That Keeps On Giving

Founded in 2005, Telfar is a New York-based brand that you simply cannot overlook. If you log into Instagram, you’ll immediately spot one of their iconic bags within minutes of scrolling. Many are not aware that the rise of this fashion house was far from an overnight success. The visionary behind Telfar’s slayage, Telfar Clemens, […]

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