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Homeless Chic, Overpriced and Overrated

Homeless Chic, Overpriced and Overrated

Ever since I started wearing ripped jeans in 2005, my family has scoffed at the trend. “Your jeans are ripped, do you want me to sew them?” said my Grandma during her first encounter with my brand new jeans. She almost had a heart attack when I told her they were new, and yes, I […]

Dress For Success

Dress For Success

During World War II, six million women entered the workforce, taking the jobs of the men who went off to war, and it was never the same again. Women had a taste of the working world and a bit of independence for the first time. Many never left the working world. In today’s working world, […]

The Minimalist Movement

The Minimalist Movement

Everyday, a growing number of fashion devotees jump aboard the minimalist movement. While some style enthusiasts find that fashion is a colorful wave of breaking rules, others follow the minimalist approach. Minimalist style involves having a monochrome wardrobe with mostly white, black and neutral colors. It’s based on basic pieces tailored to the person as […]

Be inspired, Be connected; BeAfrica

Be inspired, Be connected; BeAfrica

From the consumer’s side of the computer, BeAfrica is the online destination for African-inspired accessories such as scarves, head wraps and intricate patterned clothing. On the other end is creator and owner Tiffany Boyd, making every product by hand with love and pride. “I should let you know this order is from Paris,” she said […]

4 TV Characters Who Inspired My Style

4 TV Characters Who Inspired My Style

Personal style seems like something of an anomaly. Being bombarded by different aesthetics through the media used to make me question whether my style was personal of just a derivate of what I saw on screens. I’ve come to learn that personal style is personal, because it’s what I choose to wear and how I […]

Closet Confessional: Quality Over Quantity

Closet Confessional: Quality Over Quantity

I remember the first time I saw an H&M. I was walking through the Forum Shops at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. As I passed one designer shop after another, I fawned over the textured fabrics, the intricate details and the careful designs. Since moving to a small town six years prior, the closest I […]

Dyed with Pink, Brushed with Confidence

Dyed with Pink, Brushed with Confidence

It’s ironic that one small change to the outside can initiate a revolution on the inside. At least, that’s what happened for me. I might catwalk around like the key to confidence was a birthright, but, truth be told, I’m totally insecure. Everywhere I go, I feel like all eyes are on me, and it’s […]

She Literally Kept Up with the Kardashians

She Literally Kept Up with the Kardashians

Between assisting Kourtney and working with Kanye, Riley Davis is doing her best job of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” In the past two years, Davis interned at Jenner Communications working with the Kardashian family, interned at West Brands working with Kanye West and was Kourtney Kardashian’s personal assistant. To top off her resume, she […]

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