Look of the Day: Vintage Essence by Mail Sweater

Yes, you read that right. Who knew Essence magazine had a catalog back in the day?! I had no idea until I checked the tag on this amazing sweater. I did some research and learned that Essence by Mail was in business from 1984 and accepted their last order in 2001. How did I miss…

$43 Thrifting HAUL – Value Village

So as you may know, I LOVE LOVE LOVE to thrift! My favorites items to thrift are pieces for work because I honestly don't care to spend much on work clothes and sometimes I can score great name brand vintage pieces. What's not to love?! On national holidays, my favorite thrift store in the DMV,…

Why I stopped Using “Ouchless” Ponytail Holders

For the longest time, I really thought I was doing the right thing by using these "Ouchless" ponytail holders on my hair. What I always tended to ignore was the knots that would form on the ponytail holder. And when I tell you there was a knot of hair around each holder... Not until I…