Artsy Window Remarkable Show About Body & Cultural Identity

Artsy Window Remarkable Show About Body & Cultural Identity

About a month ago I mentioned in an earlier post. A close friend of mine, Paloma Zapata made her mark on the art scene. Overjoy is the best way to describe my feeling when she told me her work got approval to showcase in an art gallery. The name of the show is This Hair, This Skin, This Body by Artsy Window. The theme of the event is reflecting a vow to body confidence while tying into a story about cultural history. The gallery is full with Millennials making their voice known, in a time where we need it most.

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My Wonderful 2 Year Blogiversary Brunch (+ Pretty Mina D. Jewelry)

I woke up groggy, spreading out my right hand looking for my phone.  Once I found my phone, I saw on my cell phone screen a notification from WordPress. WordPress is my blogging platform, and they wished me happy two-year Blogiversery. My grogginess immediately went away, and the excitement made me get out of my bed and jump for joy. Two whole years I thought to myself, wow look at what I’ve accomplished. Although I reached the two-year mark, I feel as I’m still in the begging steps of my journey.  I decided before I focus on continuing working hard I celebrated with a blogger brunch.

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Girl Mob Styling & Profiling Event- A Clothing Swap & Donation

Ever felt like you can’t relate to commercial magazines like Cosmopolitan and Vogue?  While reading articles like “what to wear” and “how to act” my most often thought is GIRL STOP!  After reading dehumanizing articles like that, I look in the mirror with my short stature and natural curls and it reminds me why I gave up on finding any resemblance of myself in those magazines. Thankfully, there is a digital publication called the Girl Mob to save the day.  The Girl Mob is a group of NYC living women of color who embrace their culture and do so much to help others.

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Charity Art Fair: A Girls Night Out Find Out How “Joy Sneaks In”

 

If you’re a balling on a budget New York City resident, then HONEY, we have a lot in common.This past summer I acted like I was a teenager living underneath my mother roof. I was tapping into my savings to stay up with the latest events. I’ll admit I had a case of F.O.M.O. (fear of missing out).Fast forward to winter I found myself staying in more than usual just to save money and make ends meet.

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Essence Magazine Street Style Block Party 2016

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Admiring the Dumbo archway underneath the breathtaking Manhatten Bridge is where I took a breather from the always insane NYFW. As much as I love the chaotic schedules of  NYFW, the shows are mainly curated from the contemporary scene.Summarizing the modern style is looking out on the runway for the latest silhouette. The modern style often has a mix of layering neutrals, sometimes hinted with a pop of color, print or embroidery.It seems I might be bored with the contemporary scene, I’m not, I just believe the style is predictable.As I took my breather from watching modern styles glide throughout the runway; It was refreshing to walk amongst Brooklyn locals for the Essence Magazine Street Style Block Party 2016. Continue reading

A Millenial Guide On What To Wear To The Afropunk Festival

     afropunk3As a third-time Brooklyn resident, there are many reasons for always coming back to live in the borough.I get drawn to the inspirational surroundings and influential events that arise in the community. One of the events I feel is the most influential to the Brooklyn culture is the Afropunk Festival.Due to the positive effect on the young progressive community, it expanded to Paris and Atlanta last year.

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Where Brooklyn at?, Where Brooklyn at? 

Lyrics are from the famous rapping legend, Biggie Smalls. The song was pumping in my headphones as I reflected on my summer living in the same borough the rapper is from.My summer by far as a Brooklyn resident consisted of typical tourists sites such as The Brooklyn Museum, Coney Island, and Prospect Park.The tourist-like sites were great to see however I believe as an on again off again Brooklyn girl my love for this borough is due to raw art, and creative individuals that keep me coming back. Continue reading

How To Acheive An Urban 80’s Bombshell Look With A Vintage Leather Jacket

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Do you have a hidden treasure in your wardrobe? That special something you’ve been dying to wear. What happens every time you try to wear that “special something”? Do you get frustrated because you can’t think of what could go with it? That my dear is a fashion block; the condition of being unable to think of what to wear or proceed with styling. The same situation happens to me every time I tried on an original 80’s leather jacket handed down from my mother. Then one day I decided to go for it and not over think my outfit. Viola! It worked my fashion block came to end by sticking to the totally radical 80’s decade. Hopefully, I didn’t disappoint you, and this is not a styling tribute to the Flash Dance movie. (maybe next time)

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