Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Happy Halloween!!

Hey loves, hope all is well with you all. Especially those on the east coast, I pray your all made it through hurricane Sandy safe and sound. I'm here in Maryland and got mostly rain and debris. My prayers goes out to those in NYC and Jersey. My fam in jersey are all safe and sound and I hope those that lost a lot are able to rebuild quickly. 
I'm not big on costumes perhaps one day I will be but dressing up as a slutty character or fantasy just doesn't do it for me. Now I'm all for passing out candy for the kiddies but I'm more likely to do it in an outfit more like this one. With Halloween tomorrow I thought this look was so holiday appropriate. I decided to pull off this bright orange and black look paired with a sexy pair of tights I've been dying to wear for months now. Sad part is as soon as I took these photos and pulled them off I poked a hole in them and got a major run. FML!
The FIT:
Sweater: GAP, love THIS one; Skirt: Zara; similar one HERETights: ASOS.com; Heels: Bakers; Button up: Ann Taylor; Bag: Coach

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Essence.com Feature!! Eeek!!

I am beyond honored to announce I have been named as a Favorite YouTube Beauty Guru by Essence.com. No seriously! I have pinched myself a dozen times and I still can't belive it's not a dream! LOL I can not express how honored and humbled I am to be amongst such beautiful and talented ladies. These are women that got me hooked on YouTube in the first place and whom videos I view daily. I am beyond honored and motivated more than ever to step up my YouTube game dolls. Let me first  thank you dolls for all your support and love since I've started this journey. I thank you all from the bottom of my heart it truly does mean the world to me. I will be posting videos more frequently for sure. Do me a favor and leave me any requests you might have in the comments below! In the meantime be sure to check out my current videos HERE and on Essence.com HERE!

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Friday, October 26, 2012

Layer'd Love

Happy Happy Friday loves!! Just getting back from Seattle yesterday and my internal clock is still way off. Traveling can be so hard on the body sometimes. With the weather getting cooler it's time to start layering. I love this look for incorporating my summer pieces with winter. You might remember this vest from THIS post back in the summer and this sweater dress remixed since the LAST time I wore it HERE. Add a deep plum lip and a touch of leopard and there you have it....a lovely FALL look perfect for brunch with friends or running errands. How are you dolls enjoying the change of seasons, have you been layering it up lately. What are some of your fav FALL combos??
THE FIT:
Sweater Dress: Club Monaco
Vest: Forever 21
Booties: Alexander Wang
Belt: BCBG
Scarf: Gifted
Lippie: Dark Deep by MAC
Dolls please VOTE for me again HERE! I am a semi-finalist in the Ciroc Military Ambassador contest, I could really use your vote loves. If I win I will Work with Diddy and his marketing team on a campaign targeting the military community for 6 months, salary included! Thi
s would be my dream job! I need votes daily to move on to the next phase. Please support me by voting today until MIDNIGHT and spreading the word. U can also vote from ur phone!
 

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Please VOTE for me! I'm a Ciroc Military Ambassador Semi-Finalist!

Hey love bugs, coming to you today with a video to ask for your support once again for this wonderful opportunity.  It would really mean a lot to me to get this job and it would mean the world to me if you clicked THIS link and hit the RED 'VOTE FOR ME' button! It would take 2 seconds.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Airport Swag: Sweatpants Trend

Today is a travel day loves so I thought I'd come to you today with a lil Airport Swag.  I am away in Seattle all week for business but wanted to make it a point to look cute on this trip.....for no specific reason. LOL, I have been seeing the sweatpants trend make its way into the fashionista circle so I decided to give it a go. I love how celebs have be adding a bit of chic and sex appeal to a once notoriously unsexy piece.  I must say this look was super comfy all while turning a few heads. One dude even shouted across the parking lot, damn you sexy! Not sure if it was the sweatpants or the red lip or perhaps his poor unbringing. Either way it was enough for me to prove the point that YES sweatpants can be swagg'd out and sexy. Try out the trend dolls and let me know how you like it.
Oh and in case you haven't heard.....I'm a semi-finalist in Diddy's Ciroc Military Ambassador Search. This is a contest I entered to use my previous military experience and marketing degree to work on an actual Ciroc marketing campaign. I would truly be honored if you would take a moment and VOTE for me HERE dolls!
THE FIT:
Sweatpants: Target and they also double as my workout pants hehehe
Button Down: Ann Taylor
Leather Jacket: BCBG
Scarf: GAP
Booties: Alexander Wang
 
When traveling I usually take the comfy road over the cute one but this look is super easy to pull off and works sooo well. I keep my sunnies big to hide the fact I probably won't wear much makeup and the bold lip looks good on EVERYONE and builds confidence. A cotton button-up blouse for comfort and class.....after all this is a business trip ;-) This bag is huge enough to fit my laptop and other essentials and it's just toooooo darn FAB and these A.Wangs are seriously super comfy and I can totally walk a few gates in these babies! Top off the look with a comfy scarf for those chilly planes and a side braid that will give you instant and effortless waves the moment you land. 
Love you dolls and as always thank you so much for your continued support of my blog and taking the time out of your day to visit with me! Be sure to check me out on my other social media outlets......I gets around ;-)



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Photo Credit 
Photo Credit: CelebStyle.com

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Ciroc Military Ambassador Semi-Finalist| VOTE for ME!

No I'm not lucky I'm BLESSED. Yes. Woke up this morning and nope it wasn't a dream. I really am a semi-finalist as the Ciroc Military Ambassador. The winner gets to work on an actual Ciroc marketing campaign, meet Diddy and travel around the US for various military events. For 6 months. Salary included. No crazy reality show antics or walking to Brooklyn for cheesecake to qualify ;-) Just a resume, prior military service, a video and your VOTE! I would truly appreciate your support by voting for me HERE! There are four contestants including myself and one week to VOTE so please take the time to click the lil RED button next to my name :-) You can vote from every computer once a day so please VOTE away dolls! I would also appreciate it if you would share, repost and retweet to all your followers! 

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Fashion Debate: Who Wore It Best

Hey loves so if you watched the 2nd Presidential debate last night it was short of boring with both candidates coming out strong with their view points. I was very happy to see my President come out strong, confident and prepared for this debate finishing with a much better performance than the last debate. I was thoroughly captivated the entire 90+ mins. But what really caught my attention was the fashion showdown at the end of the debate when the First Lady and Mrs. Romney took the stage to congratulate their husbands. That for me was when the debate REALLY got JUICY and both ladies came out swinging in their hot pink frocks reppin hard for Breast Cancer Awareness month. I mean Mrs. Romney came out strong with a color blocked looked pairing her hot pink number with a pale green glass beads and matching nail polish. But it was my alway uber FAB and classy First Lady that took the gloves off and went for the knock out punch in this Michael Kors dress and matching shrunken jacket topped off with a single strand of pearls. I mean this dress was tailored to her curves perfectly and read 'LOOK AT ME' elegance from head to toe.

You dolls know I am completely obsessed with my First Lady Michelle Obama and can be a tad bit biased so I would love to hear your thoughts. Sound off below in the comments section and let me know who YOU thought WORE PINK BETTER!



Love you dolls and as always thank you so much for your continued support of my blog and taking the time out of your day to visit with me! Be sure to check me out on my other social media outlets......I gets around ;-)

Friday, October 12, 2012

Fall Proof your Work Wear

Hey loves, so it's REMIX time!! Took my favorite FALL pencil skirt and paired it for the work place. Now that I'm back working in the office a few days a week I love busting out my work wear. I paired my gorgeous Ann Taylor skirt with this beautiful burgundy blazer for the perfect FALL combo. Paired with neutral accessories (YES, I consider leopard a neutral) this look is complete! Be sure to purchase pieces that your able to transition from look to look and season to season. Check out how I rocked this skirt a few months ago HERE dolls.
The FIT:
Skirt: Ann Taylor LOFT
Jacket: GAP, THIS one is officially on my LIST
Blouse: Vintage
Heels: Steve Madden, want THESE, super affordable pair HERE
Bag: Target, Love this ONE, cute one HERE
Didn't realize I was representing the Redskins with these colors! My Uncle Craig would be proud he's a die hard skins fan! 

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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Wardrobe Essentials: The Pencil Skirt

Hey lovelies, coming to you today with one of my favorite wardrobe staples, The Pencil skirt. Surely a wardrobe essential and in this gorgeous mustard color it will pair so nicely with your Fall wardrobe. Here I pair the skirt for a more casual look pairing it with my fav denim shirt and leopard sandals for a touch of fun. This look will also work for casual fridays at the office. 
The FIT:
Chambray Shirt: Target, LOVE this one HERE
Skirt: Ann Taylor LOFT, similar HERE
Leopard Sandals: Target, DVF version HERE
Cross-Body Bag: Zara
Necklace: Vintage
Watch: Fossil
Check out these pencil skirts I love to add to your Fall wardrobe lovelies! 

Fall Pencil Skirts





Paisley skirt
topshop.com


Miss selfridge
missselfridge.com


River island
$32 - riverisland.com

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