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GET THE LOOK | dress (in black…but I love the Spring version) These photos were taken on one of my many recent trips to South Florida; I’ve been down to Florida with Maya four times this year (so far). I was nervous about taking…

April 5, 2017
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Cheers to the Weekend // 02

When you live in a city as beautiful as New York, sometimes the best way to spend the weekend is to go for a drive and see it. When’s the last time you actually saw your city? Perhaps it’s time to get reacquainted…why not…

June 28, 2014
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Cheers to the Weekend // 01

HELLO SUMMER! Summer is my absolute favorite season. I love hot weather and cold drinks and leaving the house with almost nothing on…and it’s okay! I’m about ready to head to the beach. I can’t wait until Q and I go down to Florida…

June 21, 2014
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OUT + ABOUT | Christina X La Marina NYC

Celebrating Christina’s graduation at La Marina NYC this weekend. So very, very proud of this lady!!! Can’t wait to see what she does next. Have you ever been to La Marina? Such a great spot. Especially with great people. PlusΒ the weather was PERFECT for…

May 20, 2014
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Instagrammed // It’s My Birthday

I haven’t done an “Instagrammed” post in a while, so I have a TON to share with you! I’ve really enjoyed being in New York. Q and I spent some time at brunch with one of his oldest friends, Jake Barker (they’ve known each…

March 21, 2013
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Instagrammed // Post-NYC-Move Update!

This is my first Instagram post since my move to NYC! I spent my last weekend in D.C. at church with old friends, and then I had my going-away party (I’ve already worn that red dress twice!). NYC welcomed me to the area with…

February 26, 2013
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Farewell…

Had a little party last weekend to celebrate my move to NYC and say “farewell” to all my DMV peeps. It was a house party, but I was feeling fancy, so I wore this red midi dress from ASOS and loved it. The party…

February 5, 2013
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Style Bloggers Of Color Inauguration Meetup

On the Friday of Inauguration Weekend, I attended a Style Bloggers of Color (SBOC) meetup. I got there 30 minutes late, but was right on time. Everyone was just being seated (gotta love when that happens). The theme of the meetup was “LBD,” and…

January 31, 2013
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This is Linnea, and This is How I Dress

Linnea (check out her natural hair and beauty blog!) is one of the very first people I met when I moved to D.C. in 2009 (it’s already been over 3 years!!!). It’s so weird, but we INSTANTLY clicked, and we’ve been friends ever since.…

January 15, 2013
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Instagrammed // So. Many. Selfies

I don’t think I’ve ever Instagrammed this many photos of myself. No, really! I honestly didn’t think I was photogenic in selfies. Blame it on my bone structure (or lack thereof). I would take tons of shots, and none of them would look “good…

January 11, 2013
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Merry Christmas from The White House

So before I left for NYC, I went on a holiday tour of The White House with Keila, Adrienne and Zaynab and had a GREAT time. It was so festive! There were 55 Christmas trees…and all of them were real. I’m glad I had…

December 27, 2012
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Packing for my Thanksgiving trip to Florida!

I’m really excited about heading home for Thanksgiving! It’s always been a huge deal at my house, even a bigger deal than Christmas. And I’m excited that Quentin will be joining me and my family for Thanksgiving dinner for the first time! Follow me…

November 21, 2012
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Chi Cha Lounge

Chi Cha Lounge on U Street is definitely one of my favorite places to go these days. I like the relaxed vibe, the Mango Mojito is sooooo good, and I really like hookah. Quentin was in town this past weekend, so I got some…

November 7, 2012
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Keila’s Birthday at Policy

Last weekend I had the great pleasure of attending the homie Keila’s birthday dinner at Policy (she’s the one in the amazing sequin dress–she snatched it up at Violet Boutique during my Sip-n-Style Social). I hadn’t been to Policy in at least a year.…

October 29, 2012
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Instagrammed // Straight Hair + Sip-N-Style

Nationals game with some lovely ladies ^__^ Shots of patron…oh yeah I’ve spent just about every weekend since the end of September in NYC Hookah at Chi Cha Lounge We’re going to have a GIVEAWAY!!! Deets to come… I’ve been wearing this Michael Kors…

October 18, 2012
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Eastern Market

I went to Eastern Market this past Sunday for the first time in months! I really want to be a “regular customer.” It’s such a great place to buy fresh fruit and flowers, too things I really love, but for some reason, I never…

August 15, 2012
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Instagrammed // Falling in Love with NYC

I spent a lot of time in New York City last week. Q and I walked the High Line! On the way there we passed the Diane von Furstenberg studio, and of course I had to snap a pic. High Line Park has great…

August 13, 2012