Sapphire :: Blue Lace Blouse & Skirt

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The shades of blue ensemble are perfect for fall. Creating an outfit of pieces that were created previously on the blog with a few additions of the blue lace top and skirt. To give the look a seamless appearance of a splendid dress by banding the pieces with my favorite black wide waist belt for more of a contemporary style. I kept accessories on the neckline understated since the blouse has a scalloped silhouette. I added in my navy clutch, a vibrant blue nail polish conveying a distinguished look for mid-day church service and an encore brunch. Symbolic blue is royalty, worn by princes and presidents and the color of a serious businesswoman. I finished the look off with a wool coat and black accents.

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Cool :: Graphic Tee and Metallic Jeans

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Today I styled up this graphic tee with metallic jeans for a chic look for a day out at the National Harbor. To punch up the look just a bit I added a black leather biker jacket and bold blue pumps. To blend both the mixed patterns and colors together, I added the damier print Louis Vuitton Bag. It’s the weekend and no matter the cards that life deals us we should always dream sparkle and shine. [Read more…]

Pink Minnie :: Black Velvet Blazer and Sequin Pants

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Today’s style inspiration is drawn in as we move closer to the holidays. Somewhere between January and summer, the time has simply flown by. I coupled these dressier sequin (sweat) pants with a charming classic velvet blazer that’s embellished with satin lapels for a chic look. To draw extra attention to the outfit, I added my favorite shade of pink featuring a prissy Minnie Mouse, a bold red lip and dark brown polish. I included in the nude pumps with bow as a casual staple mixed with an embossed clutch to finish the look.

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Corporate Style :: Black Peplum Blouse and White Pencil Skirt

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Styling basic uniform colors of black and white with two staple pieces the black peplum top and a pencil skirt. I added in a vintage bag that I’ve owned since college and had it saved in the back of my closet. I love the classic essence of the peplum it looks very corporate for an evening gathering for cocktails. The affordable pencil skirt is equally a hit that it snugs the hips for a nice silhouette. I added the bold fashion pearls to give the top accents around the neckline. I tailored the look with hosiery along with silver accented black suede pumps. [Read more…]

Halloween :: Super Fly Cat Woman

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Happy Halloween! Today is truly All Saints Day. I had so much fun shooting for this post. Initially, I had no idea what I going to dress up as because I have a few costumes in my storage that I have not dressed up in yet. I am consistently drawn to the cat and feline femininity of the cats in the wild. I like the lioness, the tigress and the super villain Cat Woman. I am not a crazy cat lady that some people talk about; hence I do like their solitary independent demeanor. They function well by themselves, as they do not mind play company from time to time. The beauty about cats is the fact that they have a mind of their own and at times can be tactically deceptive. They preen, they observe, and they ambush. [Read more…]

Blush Hour :: Pink Pant Suit

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I have traditionally been drawn to anything blush pink. The muted color makes me feel extremely mature when it’s coupled with a suit. The color palette also reminded me of a fond memory of my stylish mother wearing a similar ensemble with a felt black hat many moons ago. I think she called the color mauve. Growing up, I wore pops of blush with an off-white dress. [Read more…]

Prosperity Angel :: Emerald Green Top & Jeans

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International Artist Collette Miller has established The Angel Wings Project to remind humanity that we are all angels of this earth. The precious earth that God has created for us to love, really to just love one another. Right now in this contentious season we need more acts of kindness and we need to kill the evil seeds of oppression.  If you would  indulge for a moment please,  in these photos I’m a combination of a prosperity angel and a praying mantis.

 

We have seen more people harmed, hurt and even murdered in senseless acts of sabotage due to shear fear. God has reminded us in a direct command from him to fear not. There are so many people who have turned from God including this nation in which we have an imminent threat among each other and outsiders threatening us.

 

Greed has caused the nation to step on one another. God’s wealth is not defined by one group of people. God takes pleasure in the prosperity of his people. We are all God’s people, because we are his creation and his love and his holy spirit dwells within us if we just learn to capitulate, be obedient and stop rebelling against him and his will.  

 

Jeremiah 33:9(NIV) Then this city will bring me renown, joy, praise and honor before all nations on earth that hear of all the good things I do for it; and they will be in awe and will tremble at the abundant prosperity and peace I provide for it.’ [Read more…]

Shadow Lover :: Pink Blazer & Black Leather Shorts

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Thank Goodness It’s Friday! I’ve been on a mini hiatus from the blog caring for a family member, who required most of my undivided attention and really no room to edit and prepare content for the blog. Things are all better now, needless to say that I am playing catch up. Now that we are officially in the fall season, I am taking advantage of the last few days in warm weather. I put together this contemporary look of a rosy pink blazer and hot pants leather shorts. I mixed in accessories of the sunburst tortoise shell, pink leopard sandals, zebra print bag for a sweet finishing touch and the bold silver bib necklace over a white tee shirt. I love how the shorts elongate my legs, pretty edgy I think but I love how this look turned out.

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Flower Power :: Flower Pants and Indian Pink Top

Flower_Pants_1Wearing white after Labor Day in some people book is the forbidden. I never was one hemmed down by rules because creativity is not limited, even when it comes to fashion. I finally got around to styling this wonderful flower pattern Ryan pant by Banana Republic. I purchased these months ago during a visit to the mall during the spring. I was deciding which shoe to wear with the look and triplicated between blue black and white. I went with black Steve Madden Maddye open-toe booties to give the look a sexy and edgy feel. I captured this look two different ways and hope that you can let me know what is different. As a visionary you can see things in your imagination prior to manifestation, but somehow we did not capture it quite as I had envisioned. [Read more…]

Butterfly :: Stripes & Colorblock

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This look turned out to be quite unique with the sunglasses. It makes me think of a transformational butterfly. Watching the leaves, which some have fallen from our afternoon and nightly rainstorms, one can easily sense that fall is just around the corner. Kelly hues and nature of the earth’s foliage reminds me of the country. I guess the suburbs can be a little bit country at times. Grown up in the city, I am a southern belle at heart. I wore this combination to church Sunday, and covered my shoulders with a blue pashmina. The humidity here lately has been vicious and the three-digit degree weather makes you lose your freshness in a minimum of five minutes. Yes, in August it’s hotter than June and July. I just want to be inside with the air conditioning.

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