As I type, I think its quite ironic that with all the DIY brainstorming, social media planning, sustainable fashion research, writing and editing that I've been doing to start this "perfect" Youtube page that the first video posted is something as intimate as my Ancestry DNA. Life is funny that way- like "No, boo start … Continue reading My Ancestry DNA Kit & How I Really Feel!
I didn't grow up with anyone that looked like me. No familiar facial features or hair patterns, no height references or body explanations lol, to be honest these weren't always active thoughts in my mind but they were stored close by enough to creep up uninvitedly. My sense of identity relied on those things. ~ … Continue reading Doppelgangers: Serious Double Take
Last week, I returned to my love of monochromatic fashion and single-hue style. This bold and powerful fit reminds me of my purposes here- to be a conversation starter, thought provoker and change agent to combat textile waste while transforming and empowering communities with the tools to look at their clothes and their connection to … Continue reading EMPOWE(RED): Change Agent
Whether it's for the love of music, fashion or you were watching along with Black Twitter for the next viral moment, all eyes were tuned into BET yesterday. During this 4 day party, BET celebrated the best in black culture with panel discussions, sponsored activations, free concerts, giveaways and more leading up to our biggest night of the year. … Continue reading Thrifted at the 2017 BET Awards
Sunny Sundays in Brooklyn are for bursts of color, people watching and ice-cream. After an impromptu photoshoot and a few Instagram swipes, my cousin suggested we drive to Ample Hills for a few scoops of heaven. We found a parking spot right in front of this vintage inspired ice cream parlor so I knew that we were … Continue reading Mixed Prints & Ice Cream
Weather in NYC has me as confused as a tourist navigating the transit system. A sunny 75 degree morning, promising of a distressed denim look and outdoor brunch date kinda day can quickly turn into an overcast and gloomy 30 degree evening that you can't imagine being outside in. So to always be prepared fro … Continue reading Houndstooth for Brunch
Ever find yourself in front of your very full closet and can not find a thing to wear? Or are you in search of new ways to wear what you already have? Author of 25 Ways to Deconstruct, Reinvent, and Recycle Your Wardrobe and Founder of Born Again Vintage, Bridgette Artiste invited me to a two day … Continue reading Reconstruct with Fashion Institute of Technology: Born Again Vintage
The moment you have been waiting for is finally here! ::Drum roll please:: Its On With DeVonne is having a Thrift Swap! In Partnership with Out of the Closet Thrift Store Its On With DeVonne presents Thrift Swap:Summer Edition https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thrift-swap-summer-edition-hosted-by-its-on-with-devonne-tickets-20776294456 "Economic Sustainability is the Goal, Lifting up Community Importance is the Mission" Location: Better Than … Continue reading Thrift Swap: Summer Edition