Top Reasons You Should Upcycle (Repurpose) Your Clothes

FACT: I’ve had this dress since I was 11. FACT: I’m 31 now. While doing a purge in my closet I came upon this dress I had from my childhood. It was one of my favorite things to wear when I was younger because I just loved how the florals made me feel fancy. I have never been able to part with it, no matter … Continue reading Top Reasons You Should Upcycle (Repurpose) Your Clothes

Buying Eco-Friendly Swim Wear on the Cheap

This summer, as I planned for my vacation, I decided that I wasn’t going to buy anything new because I have tons of clothes that doesn’t get worn during the year and some still even have the price tags on them. When you consider the fashion industry contributes substantially to negative environmental impacts such as water pollution, emissions associated with its supply chain and fabrics … Continue reading Buying Eco-Friendly Swim Wear on the Cheap

Project Beauty Expo 2018 Recap

On August 12, I attended Project Beauty Expo, a tradeshow dedicated to giving a platform for natural beauty and wellness brands that cater to women of color. Here, a recap of some of the brands I saw that I think should be on your radar. EA Polish – After giving birth to her daughter in 2012, nail polish aficionado, Ellyse, realized the need for fast … Continue reading Project Beauty Expo 2018 Recap

Inside The Met’s “Heavenly Bodies” exhibition

It’s been a while since we’ve done a fashion post on the blog, and this week it’s only fitting that we would relaunch our love of fashion with a glimpse inside The Costume Institute’s spring 2018 exhibition, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, which is on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from May 10 through October 8. The collection, for the most … Continue reading Inside The Met’s “Heavenly Bodies” exhibition

NYFW Recap: Ennyluap FW18 Collection

Without a doubt one of the shows I was most eager to attend this season was that of Ennyluap. Founded by Amanda Williamson, who was named a Forbes 30 Under 30 nominee for Art &Style for 2017, the brand first debuted at New York Fashion week in 2013, and now 5 years later, continues to wow admirers such as myself, with its timeless collection of … Continue reading NYFW Recap: Ennyluap FW18 Collection

Fall/Winter 2018 Nolcha Shows Recap: 4pm Shows

On Sunday February 11, I attended the he 4pm Collective Runway shows of Nolcha Fashion Week, held at Mercedes Benz Manhattan. I always look forward to attending Nolcha shows because it provides the rare opportunity to discover emerging designers before they become the next big thing. The first presentation featured the beautiful men’s & womenswear designs of Lavanya Coodly, whose collection was inspired by the … Continue reading Fall/Winter 2018 Nolcha Shows Recap: 4pm Shows

NYFW AW18 Recap Video: Nandi Madida

I got to attend many amazing NYFW shows this season, and I really enjoyed the Oxford Fashion Studio shows. One of my favorite presentations was from Nandi Madida, who showed off unique designs that were just as ornate as the intricate hair beeds that adorned the hair pieces worn by the models. Click here to see the video I created of my favorites. I was so impressed by her … Continue reading NYFW AW18 Recap Video: Nandi Madida