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26 Aug

Bud Billiken Style

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Exactly two weeks ago today, August 12th I made history along with Chance the Rapper as the first plus size blogger in the worlds largest African American parade, The Bud Billiken parade. The parade focuses on the development of CPS for inner city children by giving back to the African American community. This years parade theme paid homage to Hometown Heroes. Now before entering I wasn't familiar with the theme, but how befitting I thought. For the past 11 years I've dedicated my life to saving others mental, emotional, physical, trendy, and fashionable well being. Every time I've influenced growth in someone by simply being me- a transparent display of what a real plus size woman looks, sounds, and behaves...
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7 Jul

Wear Time Well-Jord

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So about this Jord watch. Jord, you and I have history. Last year I was looking for a gift, something masculine,  unique, and unforgettable for a special some. Suddenly, I came across Jord watches-and it was wood! I tell you, I was all chimed in. This was exactly what I had in mind. Before I go into his (special someone) reaction I have to acknowledge the amazing customer service. I feel a company that goes out its way to please a customer, makes them human & being human is being relatable. Such a connect equals a forever customer in my book. Here's what happened: I ordered the watch via the website through the chat option with a specialist 5 days before...
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28 Jun

Victoria Beckham -Cape Daisy

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You want classic? Well I think you've found it. Victoria Beckham was definitely in for creating timeless, soft, & eye catching pieces. I believe this was by far my fave! Talk about bringing the outdoors in, in this case lets say putting the outside on. Victoria Beckham really captured the art of femininity through nature, by playing with Earth's most beautiful asset, flowers. I dare to say you'd find these pieces in the closets of  Twiggy & Audrey Hepburn back in the 50s and 60s. It's the perfect heirloom because of its modern swing. The entire collection blossomed with preppy adorable brights & clean patterns all watered in sass. Speaking of blossoming & sass, does this skirt love me or...
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15 Sep

Class Act

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To take a picture is one thing, but when your pictures tell a story, its whole different concept. Well I hope these pictures tell my love for the 1940s-1960s era. That era was prim and proper, lady like, sexy, and fun. Those adjectives are exactly what I saw in the asymmetrical Rachel Roy dress. Once again Rachel spoils us with details. Short in the back, long angled front, with a point aimed to fashionably kill. The print is stark and mysterious with such warm tones, perfect for Fall. This cutie is all about flexibility. I love when a dress gives you dress up or down options. Speaking of flexibility the fit is so relaxed and easy. The jersey cotton material...
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26 Aug

Chi in Brooklyn

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First of all you already know I am a Chicagoan from the core of my heart. Ain't no city like my city, I'm just sayin ya heard hahaha. However, I can't deny I make Brooklyn look real good in this hella dope super chic-fem tee. I'm sure Rachel Roy agrees. Keeping my street chic trend live, wasn't that hard, but the challenge was to be clever about it. I wasn't interested in dressing my tee down, just not the #mood, but when I spotted this Rachel Roy woven fitted skirt, I knew I'd be nothing shy of Dougie Fresh. I'd like to think, if girls had a hood of our own, chicks would be dressed just like this, what you...
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22 Aug

Fabulous Gracia

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That moment you know fabulous when you see it. I'd have to say this was one of my moments! The drama Akira is giving with this Gracia top is freaking amazing. Crop top and bat sleeves =genius. I simply love how the crop in the front drives the eye straight to the elongation of the blouse. The distinction is remarkable. Any blouse that catches a daze from on lookers who are inwardly wondering where did she get her top, is a must have. What can I say, its a statement piece that evolves with trend. Honestly, I wasn't exactly sure how I needed to style this girlie- jeans-no, shorts-not quite, then there was Rachel Roy. Rachel Roy's Aztec pencil skirt...
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19 Aug

Blossoming Floral

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This Christian Omeshun floral maxi is blossoming all over the place! This dress is different from my fashion norm, but I couldn't resist how freaking adorable and flirty is it. I can not express how refreshed, feminine, and happy this dress made me feel. Let's talk about the style of this maxi. I love the exposure of a woman's décolletage, it's simply beautiful and with the fit bands in the shoulders of this dress, my décolletage and shoulders were peaking all day. These flirty shoulders are just an additive to this doll. Compliments to Christian Omeshun, she had me channeling my inner life size Barbie persona. This floral maxi is long, fun, breezy, and full of color, I felt like Summer in...
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17 Aug

The Jumpy

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Didn't I tell you that I'm trying to be more casual and simple, here's another look (refer to Bohemian in the City). What makes this casual? I didn't over accessorize I stuck with these hooped Curve Culture earrings and I let the jumpsuit be the jumpsuit. Aren't your eyes drawn to what I'm wearing? Let's bring more focus to this cute little number. This ASOS jumpsuit was super fun! I have to admit it has a Bozo bagginess to it, but trust there's nothing goofy or circusy about it. Believe it or not it has so much versatility, you can actually wear this with a cute pair of Keds, flats, or heels. Now, you know me because I have the hardest...
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