Let me start by saying that spreading the news of a unique trailblazer story. Black women have always been purveyors of style and taste making but it’s always inspiring when faces are no longer invisible. Khalilah is responsible for making Knicks Forward Carmelo Anthony look dapper and I’m not mad. Read the rest of the article here but keep in mind that inspiration is always a reminder of what’s possible for you.
If you want to know how I feel about Scandal watch this video here. Otherwise…Ms. Kerry is too much awesome for me and I expect her to collect her due come Awards Season. The grit and hard work that she puts into her craft deserves every iota of respect. Chick can act her butt off.
…And decor “affordable” continues to breath new life thanks to JC Penny’s modern chic sorely needed branding overhaul. These are my price point favs in this roundup and so far I’m genuinely appreciating JC Penny’s efforts to remove itself from it boorish bland barley water roots. Just saying what you think. Clockwise: Greek Key Lamp (So chic!), Happy Chic Tray Table, Ribbed Table Lamp, Outdoor Square Decorative Pillow.
Chronicling adventures in fashion may look effortless but it is by no means an easy task. I personally think you need guts upon guts with courage just to put your entire self out there. But I’m so thrilled to see so many women of color who are willing to take that risk. Enter cutie pie Natalie Live’s Blog: The Case of the Tiny Closet where she strikes a pose and models and drapes and tailors her own clothes and she shares yummy smoothie recipes…Here she’s rocking out one of my favorite all around comfy stylish looks: a chunky heel, a boyfriend jean and a white tee…just fab!
Living outside of yourself is the surest route to living that empty life and your flaws should never be a source of shame because they’re a part of your humanity. We are inundated by outside influences but always remember that your true beauty …that place that shines bright….will always live on the inside and beem outward. Self-acceptance and letting go of all forms of approval addiction will set you freer than any lipstick, nail color or hair style ever will. Pretty earnest advice for a Monday morning but hey….somebody’s got to say it.