I vividly remember the moment I found my first gray hair…I had just turned 21, I was living and working in London, and I was DEVASTATED!
GIRL, I know it sounds extra BUT I am not exaggerating when I tell you I cried A LOT when I found that first gray hair. You see, I was TERRIFIED at the idea of getting “old” and for a LONG time, I had NO idea why.
But then I realized…
I’ve grown up in a society that praises “young” and fears old!
Continue reading “I’ve decided to go gray…”
Just as I suspected in my How I Plan for NYFW blog post, fashion week looked A LOT different this season here in New York (and around the WORLD)! But GIRL I don’t necessarily know that that’s a bad thing. In fact, I can confidently say this is the most inclusive, diverse, and creative New York Fashion Week I’ve been blessed to be a part of!
Continue reading “NYFW has changed, and that’s okay…”
Okay, so I know I am LITERALLY the host of Ditch the Clique, but I always leave the event (both in person and online) SO inspired too. I mean, the realizations and revelations by women attending are BEYOND! Most recently, I took notice to how many women mentioned they are ashamed to celebrate their successes. But they’re not ashamed because they feel their successes aren’t good enough. Instead they’re worried about what others will think or say about them celebrating!
Continue reading “GIRL, it’s OKAY to celebrate YOU!”
If you’ve been here for sometime (thank you!), you know I’m a REAL fashionista. In fact, my love for fashion was the original inspiration behind this blog! For as long as I can remember, I wanted to inspire and empower REAL women (of all ages, races, sizes, and careers) to accept themselves, be themselves, and express themselves. And though this personal mission has since expanded from an exclusive focus on fashion into my brand, event series, and online community Ditch the Clique, I still accept any good reason to talk style! And with New York Fashion Week (NYFW) just around the corner, I can’t think of a better time to dive back in!
Continue reading “Why I Attend New York Fashion Week (& how I prepare)”