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
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
With New York City seemingly flooded with vintage boutiques, consignment shops and thrift stores, Everyone always asks, "Where do you get your threads?" Check out my top 10 "go-to" list when thrifting in NYC! 1. Housing Works- Buy The Bag- Park Slope, Brooklyn Everything you can fit into a bag for 25 bucks! Once I … Continue reading Thrifting in the City
Last month a friend of mine had a clothing stoop sale to nab a few extra coins for her upcoming move- EVERYTHING UNDER $10. Now of course I left there with bags of new found loves however this fringe dress was my fav find! I could not stop laughing and dancing in this dress! Glasses: … Continue reading Girls Just Wanna Have Fringe!
Glasses: Gifted Blouse & Blazer: Swapped Wrist Candy: Black 29 Collection & Thrifted Pants: Thrifted $2 Asos Humble Pie Platforms: Thrifted from Beacons Closet 16.95 (retail $80.88) Peace & Positive Vibes
Saturday May 21, Thrift Swap: Summer Edition was a blast! I am still floating from the experience and all the love and support I received. So before anything I MUST say, Thank you! Thank you to those who believe in me, my passion, believe in community resources, sustainability, eco- fashion, and giving back. Thank you If you … Continue reading Summer Ready!
Uploading the flyer for my second swap, indeed caused a mixture of feelings; excitement, nervousness, humility etc. but what's added the funnies to the mix is that all everyone keeps asking about is the photo on the flyer. How was your shoe game? Such beautiful brick, where were you? What was your inspiration for outfit? Flyer? … Continue reading The Scoop on the Swap Shoot!
Yesterday, I had the pleasure to support a beautiful black woman who is an amazing entrepreneur and long time childhood friend, Sapphira Martin owner of Sass Boxx. Sass Box is an online community and subscription box service that caters to the sassiness in every woman! Thrifted White Button up: $ 1.96 from Housing Works … Continue reading Sassy Sundays
In a recent visit to Housing Works Buy The Bag in Park Slope, I was able to fill a bag with 49 pieces of clothing for just $25! Thrifted Hat: 1.96 Thrifted Asiatica Blouse & Pants : 1.96 each Fun Facts: Both pieces were made by the same designer, I thrifted them in two … Continue reading Good Things Come To Those Who Thrift!