I'm sure I am not the only one who doesn't jump for joy when shopping for work attire. For one, you might feel restricted in what you wear because of the dress code. You also might hate having to spend money on clothes that aren't as fun as what you wear outside of the office. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Build a Work Wardrobe on a Budget
Month: November 2016
Why I will NEVER get a Brazilian Blowout
Living in D.C., I have been tempted so many times to get a Brazilian Blowout. So far, I have stayed strong and stayed away from them. The results of getting one's hair blown out leaves you with a SLAY for all the world to see...silky, bouncy, beautifulness. Just umph! However, I have seen what getting … Continue reading Why I will NEVER get a Brazilian Blowout
Gala Tings: How I Created this Look for $100 Total!
Earlier this month, I attended the 2016 DC Chamber of Commerce Choice Awards and Gala. It was a little last minute, so the first thing I did was log into ASOS.com to try to grab a few dresses to choose from for the gala. Unfortunately, I totally overlooked the shipping timeline and the dresses I … Continue reading Gala Tings: How I Created this Look for $100 Total!
Thanksgiving Bust: When Straightening Your Hair Goes Wrong
This past week was Thanksgiving! YAY! I had been counting down the days for probably 2 or 3 months smh. I have a decent sized group of friends from Texas and we got together for our 5th Annual "Trill Thanksgiving" in Bowie, MD. Since DC was experiencing somewhat of a cold front, I decided I'd … Continue reading Thanksgiving Bust: When Straightening Your Hair Goes Wrong
New Thrift Discovery: Fia’s Fabulous Finds in Petworth!
After a meeting this past Friday, I decided to check out Fia's Fabulous Finds, a local thrift/consignment store in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, DC. Fia's is located at 806 Upshur St NW, Washington, DC 20011. I walked in and Fia, the owner, offered us apple cider and margaritas while we shopped. Ummm yes!! There is … Continue reading New Thrift Discovery: Fia’s Fabulous Finds in Petworth!
Holiday Party Look 2015
I like to push the envelope with my style, but while still remaining somewhat classic. This is one of my favorite looks from last year for a Christmas party. I found a way to incorporate the classic color scheme with a modern twist! Look details: Forest Green Sweater - Old Navy Outlet ($12.99) Shimmery White/Gold … Continue reading Holiday Party Look 2015
The Many Stages of a Twist-Out
Thrifting: A Short Survival Guide
I've been thrifting since I was in undergrad at the University of Houston. I see thrifting as both a hobby and a way to save money without sacrificing my style. Over the years, I've learned a few things about thrifting and I feel like sharing! 1. Keep an Open Mind I usually try to make … Continue reading Thrifting: A Short Survival Guide
Maintaining Your Personal Brand
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently. – Warren Buffett This post is inspired by what I experienced today after someone requested a meeting with me and then cancelled 15 minutes before the meeting was to take place with … Continue reading Maintaining Your Personal Brand