December 21st marks the first day of winter. It’s time to put the light jackets away and dig into the back of the closet to retrieve the warm sweaters, boots, and heavy coats, but don’t forget the suede skirt, silk blouse, and booties for those posh events in December. I wore a beautiful high-waisted fitted suede skirt with a split up the middle and a … Continue reading THRIFT STORE FINDS: WINTER CHIC
Things change when you hit 30! You can no longer get away with doing the things you used to do back in your younger days, and for me, it’s working out without stretching. I didn’t particularly appreciate stretching before and after a workout for as long as I can remember. Frankly, I didn’t understand the importance of stretching and did not have the patience to … Continue reading The Perfect Combination
Photo Cred: Justin Featherstone @olotparkinglot Sometimes all you need is $3.25 to achieve the Fall Date Night look. On a random day at Prime Thrift, I found a black polka dot surplice long sleeve shirt that went perfectly with the short black leather skirt buried in the back of my closet to complete this grown and sexy look I had in mind. Surplice Long Sleeve … Continue reading THRIFT STORE FINDS: FALL DATE NIGHT
Photo Cred: Justin Featherstone @olotparkinglot Sometimes a spark of color is what you need to brighten up the corporate atmosphere. It also gives your co-workers a glimpse of your personality. I learned in Marketing that color has meaning, and many companies use it to evoke a feeling in their customers. It’s the same way in fashion; this multi-color silk blouse with a white collar and … Continue reading THRIFT STORE FIND: A CORPORATE STATEMENT
Skin Serum, what is the point? Why do I need it? Nowadays, I see many beauty brands swear by it, but I usually pass on it and go straight to the cleansers, masks, exfoliators, and moisturizers. What is the point of purchasing a skin serum? Is it a ploy from the beauty industry to get us to spend money on products that are not needed? … Continue reading Skin Serum, what is the point?
Photo Cred: Justin Featherstone @olotparkinglot Who would’ve known I would fall in love with polka dots in the Fall? This simple all-around navy blue polka dot dress is great for any occasion. I can pair it with heels for happy hour (block heels is my preference), or dress it down with white sneakers and a jean jacket on a day at the museum. When I … Continue reading THRIFT STORE FINDS: POLKA DOTS
It’s that time of the year again; the leaves are falling, the days are getting shorter, and the temperature gradually decreases. Fall gives us the time to prepare for winter. You don’t need a heavy coat, but a nice blazer will do to keep you warm for those cool mornings and comfortable for those warm afternoons. This stylish forest green boyfriend blazer is in brand … Continue reading Thrift Store Finds: Fall is Back!
When we think about self-care: facials, massages, relaxation, and an nice quiet time at home usually come to mind. But did it ever occur that everyday tasks, such as taking a shower, brushing your teeth, frequently flossing, using cotton swabs to clean your ears, and moisturizing your skin are the best forms of self-care? This simple yet essential task ensures healthy hygiene, which is why … Continue reading SIMPLE YET ESSENTIAL!
As we say goodbye to September, I have to acknowledge one of my favorite pieces from this month: the Lucky Brand’s white boyfriend overalls. Before the weather got cool, I would wear my boyfriends’ overalls on a day outing with a bronze tank top and heels to match or wear this with tennis shoes and a fitted t-shirt to achieve the girly tomboy look. I … Continue reading THRIFT FINDS: GOODBYE TO SEPTEMBER
Hair Serums serve as a tool to reduce frizz and protect the hair from future damage. With my constant struggle with frizz and dryness, I needed a hair serum capable of bringing my dry coils to life. JNL Naturals Hydrate Hair Serum is made for people like me with dry low porosity hair that has a hard time absorbing moisture; this hair serum can hydrate … Continue reading AN IMPROVED WASH N GO