Adiós, 2020!

The world lived at home, toilet paper became a hot (and fleeting) commodity and our modes of sanity were tested as we clasped together in times of need. From the upheaval of the #BlackLivesMatter movement to the U.S. Presidential Election, 2020 didn’t serve up any dull moments. In 2020, I went viral (with almost 20,000 […]

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Sis, Treat Yourself: Normalizing Luxury Amongst Black Women

Growing up, I was never fully exposed to designer labels. My momma was a woman who loved J. Renee and ordering her exuberant three-piece church sets from magazines. I remember constantly thinking that my momma was a woman who always looked so glamourous and put together. From the way she wore her signature honey-blonde swoop […]

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How Journaling Transformed My Entire Vision For 2020

“Seriously?” has been my mantra for all of 2020. I’m not going to get into the logistics of how difficult it’s been to cope with the ongoing struggles of this year because I’ve already penned an entire blog post about it here. So, yeah, please check it out! Being a person who just doesn’t feel […]

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The Holiday 2020 Edit

Christmas is upon us! The time has finally come to set out to search gifts for family, friends, significant others and those who have played such influential roles within our lives. Although gift giving comes with the holiday spirit, shopping for others can be a bit stressful. So, for today’s post, I figured I would […]

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The 4 Types of People You Need To Filter From Your Life

Disclaimer: If your name is featured below, it is purely coincidence. This article is not meant to step on any toes, it is merely a pub for entertainment and my personal attempt at being relatable with my audience. The characters are women because I have, personally, experienced these types of women within my own prior […]

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Runway to Real Way: The Attico’s Pre-Fall 2020 Ready-To-Wear Collection

I’ve been such a fan of fashion heavyweights Giorgia Tordini and Gilda Ambrosio for quite some time. Their undeniable and influential street style presence was what, initially, caught my attention. Not too soon after, I discovered that they were the masterminds behind The Attico. The Attico is a brand that has it’s hand on the […]

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Wellness Win: Esmesha’s Hygge Self-Care Regimen

Self-care is a crucial part of my day-to-day life. As a social worker, I know what it feels like to be stressed to the max! With the changing season and the drop in temperatures, I also find myself indulging in pampering myself in a more conscious and mindful way. Since about 2018, I’ve implemented the […]

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Girlfriends: A Love Letter

Dear Netflix, I never knew how much I needed Girlfriends. Never in my life have I craved such a relatable show to help get me through some of the toughest times of my life. Yes, I was familiar with the series growing up… I mean, I’d watch a few episodes, aimlessly, not really understanding the […]

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The Fall 2020 Edit

Hey, my lovelies! Fall is upon us. The temps will drop, the pumpkin spice is set to flow and Mother Nature is sure to put on a memorable display with her own rendition of vibrant oranges, deep browns and warm yellows. Although I live in Houston, Texas (where the humidity is constant, and cool weather […]

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My Mental Health Marathon

Listen, 2020 has been a rough year. It feels like we, as a society, have endured more at 2020’s halfway mark, than any other year (in its entirety). 2020 has taught me that life is fleeting. 2020 has encouraged me to live my life to the fullest degree. 2020 has instilled within me a work […]

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