In the Summer of 2013, I got box braids for the first time since I was a kid. I was heading to South Africa for 6 weeks and I wanted to be able to take a break from my hair. I've gotten box braids almost every summer since and mostly love them, but there are … Continue reading My Love-Hate Relationship with Box Braids
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 … Continue reading Look of the Day: Vintage Essence by Mail Sweater
Hey loves! This past week I visited SEI in Penn Quarter for happy hour. I had visited SEI for happy hour years ago and loved it, but neglected to make my way back there. SEI is a mostly Asian restaurant with bits and pieces from other cuisines. I love the ambiance of SEI - very … Continue reading Happy Hour: SEI in Penn Quarter
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, … Continue reading $43 Thrifting HAUL – Value Village
I'm a lawyer! Geez, that sounds so weird. I feel like I'm talking about someone else! Haha It's been such a long road to becoming an attorney that it feels pretty surreal now. I'm sure it will set in when I have my first court date or my first huge stack of paperwork or something. … Continue reading Officially Official: I’m a Lawyer Now!