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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2022, We’re Ready for You – Ya Girl is Back!

The last time I we spoke I was dishing on how to prepare for your upcoming holiday party here. After that, I went completely MIA (“missing in action”), but hear me out, it was for good cause. The holidays transitioned into one of the most stressful times – my family endured some pivotal changes, and […]

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Esmesha’s Life: Celebrating Hip-Hop Culture at The Dirty South Exhibition at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

I’ve always been proud to be a native of the #DirtySouth. Houston is my home. The South’s enigmatic culture permeates through film, music, fashion and art – and it’s hard to ignore the immutable presence of Southern influence throughout society. I grew up in Trinity Gardens (near Fifth Ward) and my childhood resonated with the […]

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How To: Mix Prints with Workwear

Who agrees that workwear can be a bit daunting? Like, really… the same “business casual” mantra is amplified to the umpteenth power by management teams across the globe. But, what exactly does “business casual” include? In my office, you see the same outfits, repeatedly, which always involve black fitted trousers, black flat shoes and some […]

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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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