Making Moves: 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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Romanticizing Your Life

The autumn season always transports me into my most reflective self. I spend endless time marinating on my daydreams, chasing nostalgia and incorporating tiny bits of guilty pleasures that keep me on a natural high. Autumn also brings about glimpses into the new year. Although we haven’t officially belted Auld Lan Sine at the top […]

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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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Getting Lost in Luxury at More Than You Can Imagine in River Oaks

Yesterday, my sister and I visited More Than You Can Imagine for the first time! Thanks to a recommendation from a church member, I finally got a chance to check out this amazing luxury consignment shop in River Oaks. Located at 2817 Westheimer, Houston, Texas 77098, More Than You Can Imagine is a treasure trove […]

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It’s The Simple Things For Me

I took the day off yesterday. And, Monday as well. I wasn’t sick nor was there was any immediate need for me to take leave. But, I just needed time to recoup. A teensie escape, if you will. Like Miguel said in his 2015 hit song, “I just want the simple things…“ Slow living is […]

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How To: Style A Cardigan in a Warmer Climate

Fall is here! And, as bad as I want to embrace cozy stylings, the typical daily temperature in Houston rings in at about 80 to 86 degrees. Umm… cool down, where? While living in such a warm (and humid) climate, I have to find subtle ways to rock autumn wardrobe staples. Enter in the timeless […]

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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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