Essence Festival x Lane Bryant

Essence Festival is one of the pinnacle celebrations of Black womanhood, and yet somehow I’ve never been. So this year, I partnered with my family at Lane Bryant and my good friend Essie Golden to attend because I felt it was important to experience it (I mean, I’m 30 c’mon). They agreed. There are so many different types of women…
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Summer Jumpsuit | Gwynnie Bee

A good summer jumpsuit is hard to come by, especially plus size. You want something that is obviously lightweight, but also one that is easy to get in and out of since you’ll be going from work to rooftop to home making dinner (I assume you’re like me). I personally can’t stand to do a dance in the bathroom while…
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Warp + Weft Plus Size Jeans [JFK]

There’s something about a great pair of jeans and what it can do for a person, especially a New Yorker who demands comfort with stylish sensibility. I know the overwhelming sense of joy that engulfs me when denim fits me correctly in the hips and waist (this only happens with two brands for me, really), so I’m constantly on the…
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I Did It.

This has been one hell of a week! I made a pretty major decision and decided to move on from my position at Gwynnie Bee, which is definitely bittersweet. But not working there gives me more time to talk to you about it! lol, so not all is lost.I’m very much a sporty girl. I love track pants paired with leather jackets,…
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Summer Sailor Stripes

As a New Yorker, I like to keep things fairly simple during the warmer months because God help you if you get stuck in a train car with no air conditioning or you miss the cross-town bus and have to trek across the island in sandals. I like to be as easy-breezy as possible, so when I saw this dress…
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