Esmesha’s Life: Your Girl Vacationed in Jamaica!

Last week, I had the honor to travel to a destination that has persisted as a mainstay on my “Places to Visit” list. Your girl finally made it to Jamaica! Montego Bay, to be exact. I arrived on May 29th and stayed until June 4th. Let me tell you – it was an absolute dream. […]

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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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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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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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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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