Gingham Plaid

Over many centuries, the patterns of Gingham and Plaid have gradually lost their original names and/or meanings. The original Gingham, which means striped, dates back to the 18th century, but today we associate it with a checked pattern. On the other hand, Plaid was originally known as Tartan and was actually used to describe the…

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Friendsgiving 2017

I think it’s important to break away from so many social constraints and traditions so I always work to better educate myself towards a higher power. This holiday season, I decided NOT to celebrate America’s ‘Thanksgiving’, but instead, I honored all of the positive people in my life who’ve encouraged me to be my best…

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Fall Reflection

In the influencer community, fashionistas love Fall and Winter because it opens the door for earth tones, layers, and outerwear. While those are all things that I also love about fashion, I think that the Fall and Winter seasons are for introspection, reflection, healing, and rest. It is too easy to get caught up in…

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2nd International Fashion Festival – Barbados 2017

Returning to Barbados for the 2nd Annual International Fashion Festival – Barbados 2017 (formerly known as BB Fashion Week) was an absolute treat. I arrived at 4am, made it to the house by 5am, fell asleep at 6am, and was woken up by 8am. To my surprise, I wasn’t even tired. I was too excited…

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Black is NEVER Basic

Some people think the color black is so basic, but in my opinion when you style it the right way it is one of the most bold and impactful colors in the spectrum. Chic, classy, and timeless are the words that best describe this ensemble. Sweet and to the point! A double breasted blazer with…

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International Fashion Festival | Fashion is Big Business Panel

Fashion Is Big Business kicked off the 2nd Annual International Fashion Festival (formerly known as Barbados Fashion Week) moderated by Sharifa Murdock (co-founder of the Liberty Fairs Trade Show). I was honored when she asked me to join the panel to add my expertise on the digital world and social media. To be honest I…

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