MUSIC MONDAY | 03 Essence Festival

I’ll be heading to Essence Festival 2017 this week, so it’s only natural that I dedicate my Music Monday to it! There’s going to be SO many incredible acts this year that I cannot wait to see – Solange being my top pick. Chance the Rapper, BJ The Chicago Kid, Trombone Shorty, Chaka Khan…the list goes on and on. I’ve…
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MUSIC MONDAY | 02

I spent a good chunk of this weekend in Brooklyn for my dear friend Margie’s wedding, and I came home feeling inspired. I spent all of Sunday listening to Jay-Z, so I decided to dedicate this week’s Music Monday to him. And while I love Jay-Z’s discography, I love the songs he’s featured on just as much. Rolling through Spotify,…
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MUSIC MONDAY | 01

When I first started blogging in 2009, I wasn’t focused on fashion in the slightest (mostly because there weren’t a ton of options in my size and I didn’t think people wanted to talk about what fat girls were wearing). I wrote about it sometimes, but I was mostly a music and NYC lifestyle writer. Music has always been a…
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While We Were Young

Fridays have become the new Saturday for me since going part time at work, so Tineey and I are building a Friday brunch/early dinner tradition. For our inaugural dinner, we chose While We Were Young because we’ve been seeing it all over Instagram and we knew it was somewhere we needed to see for ourselves. So much pink! Omg rose…
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Hotel Tonight Review: The Williamsburg Hotel

Hotel Tonight has become one of my favorite apps, as I’m always looking for new places to shoot editorials in NYC (and occasionally take staycations). Temps here have been sub-zero but my work doesn’t end, so when I saw a low price for The Williamsburg Hotel I couldn’t pass it up. It’s so unique and chic. The Williamsburg Hotel is…
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