I’m Taking A New(ish) Direction

Without dancing around the subject, this pandemic has taught me that I have to focus my attentions on what I’m passionate about, and I have to follow my dreams all the way…

Self-care During Covid-19

This is a very strange and difficult time. Between the number of deaths reported around the world, and having to stay home/isolate/shelter-in-place, it’s easy to lose sight of who you are and what you enjoy. I’m social distancing, and that means spending all my time inside. Like many of you, I planned to go out…

COVID-19 and Social Distancing

I’ve been thinking a lot about “social distancing” and the larger impacts that  COVID-19 is having on a global and personal level…

Styling My Natural Hair

My hair is a tricky business. I think it’s beautiful, Afro curls and all, but it’s at an awkward length and sometimes I want to do other things to it…

The Makeup Essentials I Can’t Be Without

When it comes to makeup, I like form and function: I don’t want it to feel or look like I have a lot of makeup on, but when I do wear it I want it to look good, I want my skin to show through, and I want colour too…

2020 Vision

Is it fashionable to set your intentions anymore? Probably not, but I’ll continue to do so anyway (because it works)…

My vintage handbag collection is growing…

Growing, growing, incoming… Vintage vs. Luxury If I had all the resources in the world, would I buy a Kelly or a vintage bag?! The answer, for me, is simple: I’d buy a vintage bag. In reading that, you might be thinking: Is she nuts? If she had the money, why would she buy a nameless…

The Key Elements Of My Personal Style

Can you feel it? Fall is in the air! Do you know what this means? It means that not only is hearty food, hot chocolate and mulled wine FINALLY in season, but it’s also the highly anticipated time to break out sweaters and blazers. Hallelujah! Fall/autumn is truly the most wonderful time of the year!…

The Essentials For Elevating Your Personal Style

I’ve thought a lot about what makes the stylish so stylish and I determined this: its the undercover stuff, or the unsung hero’s – aka the stuff that people see but can’t put a brand name too – that makes you stylish. What are those things? It’s not Gucci or Loewe, Hermes or Chloe, it’s routine…