Style Is What You Make Of It

  I have never considered myself to be traditional. In fact, I strive to be anything but conventional. Jacket, pants, shirt, and tie – that’s what it takes to put together a sartorial ensemble right? Wrong! One of my favorite sayings is “style is what you make of it.” Five years ago, when I began…

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A Celebration of Transformation (Feat. Pêche Di & Devin Norelle)

I’ve said this this before and I’ll say it again. One of my favorite things about blogging is meeting new people. A little over a year ago, I met Pêche Di and Devin Norelle at the 2016 dapperQ Fashion Show. I was instantly drawn in my their charm and positive energy and began following their…

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The Epitome of Allyship (Feat. Sam White)

A little over two years ago, I met Sam White at New York Fashion Men’s (NYFWM). Not knowing much about him, I assumed that he was another fashion influencer. I was pleased to later learn that there were many more layers to Sam. Sam is a force to be reckon with! He is charming, sweet,…

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Black Girl Magic

Three years ago, I was introduced to dapperQ, a platform of resistance and visibility for queer, masculine presenting, and trans-identifying individuals. I had never seen anything like it! Nor did I realize that this digital safe space, which empowered queer style and menswear, would change my life forever. Just one month after launching She’s A…

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Podcasts ‘N Color

Hey all, Sorry for going mia, but I’ve been pretty busy editing the next couple of episodes for my new podcast. That’s right… I have a podcast!!! I am so pumped for this new adventure and thankful to all those who are tuned in. Newcomers… subscribe to my podcast now available on iTunes. I’ve never been…

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OUT in Toronto

When you receive a call from Out Magazine on a Friday night asking if you’d like to visit “The Six” in a week in partnership with Tourism Toronto what do you do? Me: Cheese smile, says thank you 10 times, does a happy dance, and runs to the girlfriend like ‘babe guess what?!’ You know…

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Simplicity Is The Key

Coco Channel once said “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.” I couldn’t agree more. Just 4 years ago, I realized that I felt most empowered in a suit. I began curating my wardrobe one piece at a time beginning with blazers, shirts, and trousers, but not forgetting the minor details such as ties,…

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The Chelsea Boot

The Chelsea boot, originally known as the Patent Elastic Ankle Boot, was designed by J.Sparkes-Hall (boot marker for Queen Victoria) well over 200 years ago. I’m always fascinating to learn new things about the world of fashion. Some call me a fashionista and I believe I’m a little bit of an expert in my own…

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Michael Jackson Bad

Do you all remember Michael Jackson’s short film Bad? The original video told the story of Darryl (Michael Jackson) returning home from a predominantly white high school in upstate New York to the urban streets of Harlem. I’d share the rest, but it is more thrilling to watch. Fun fact: I mentally prep for each…

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