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Womanista Entertaining: A Summer Table

I  L-O-V-E to entertain. Sharing a meal & a great glass of wine with friends in the comfort of your own home is absolute heaven to me. And I always skew on the side of a little bit fancy (you can never go wrong with a splash of glam!) – so last week my husband […]

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Womanista Fashion: California Cool

I recently spent a few days in sunny Southern California – it’s so gorgeous there and easy to get inspired by the “casual cool” style on the coast. I wore this outfit to do a little wine tasting at Rosenthal in Malibu followed by dinner at Geoffrey’s with my husband (this chic restaurant feels like […]

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My Look: CMT Awards Fashion & Glam

Last night I went to one of the most FUN parties of the year: The CMT Awards! We had such an awesome night, and Lady Antebellum performed their new song “Bartender” to a rockin’ outdoor crowd! So now for the fun fashion deets…I wore one of my favorite designers, Cushnie et Ochs. Their designs just fit […]

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Womanista Fashion: Palm trees + Summer Glam

Y’all. I spotted this palm-tree print maxi dress and IMMEDIATELY fell.in.love. It’s fun, easy to wear, versatile, and CUUUTE – the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe (and it comes in other fun colors!) It’s equally at home at your fave apres-beach drink locale, sunday brunch, date night, or even a red carpet (truth be […]

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Womanista Fashion: Florals + Silk

I absolutely love prints. And this pretty pair of floral pants caught my eye the second that I spotted them – the only caveat? Would the relaxed “pajama” look be cute on me, and could I really pull that off! As I tried them on in the Nordstrom dressing room, VOILA! Actually Cute! And so […]

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Womanista Travel: Blackberry Farm

Editor’s Note: Let me preface this post by saying this – Blackberry Farm comes with a lot of hype. It is routinely heralded with top travel awards and earns the kind of praise (year after year!) reserved only for 5+ star establishments. I consider myself pretty well-traveled and I’ve gotten to stay in some dynamite […]

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Womanista Fashion: Best Beach Totes

I don’t know about you, womanistas, but this winter weather is just about getting on my last nerve. I’ve been dreaming of lounging in some sunshine on a sandy beach with a frosty cocktail lately! With spring break just around the corner, I thought I would warm us all up with a little beach dreamin’ […]

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Womanista Fashion: The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

So last night I hung out with a bunch of models in their underwear…at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show! It.Was.Fabulous. The VS team creates such a fun production that it’s like being at a concert, a fashion show, and some sort of cool broadway show all at the same time. The runway is made of […]

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Womanista Decor: Decorating a New “Womanista” Home

About a year and a half ago, my husband and I purchased our dream home in Nashville – We only looked at it once before making an offer, and I knew immediately that I wanted it to be ours. The property is what sold me almost immediately. We have sweeping magnolias, an elegant pool, and […]

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Womanista Travel: Le Sirenuse & Positano, Italy

Womanista has been on a bit of a summer vacation (I’ve tried my best to enjoy the first summer in a LOOOONG time that my husband hasn’t been touring! Well, it’s the first summer he hasn’t been touring since I’ve known him, so there’s that…) so I packed up the computer and lived life a […]

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Womanista Beauty: Kacey Musgraves “On The Road” Glam

Every once in a while a singer – an artist – comes along that is so fresh and so talented that it seems like they are on a sparkling, supersonic rocket ship to stardom. Kacey Musgraves is having that sparkling, supersonic, rocket ship moment. And womanistas, she sure is talented & deserving of the glowing […]

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Womanista Food + Drink: Rolf & Daughters

As a native Nashvillian, I can’t say enough how EXCITED I am for the new influx of great restaurants descending upon our town.  Our city is undoubtedly in the spotlight, with everyone from Hollywood, to The New York Times, to Conde Nast Traveler taking notice. Nashville is hot right now. And perhaps one of the […]

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Womanista Travel: Cocktails in Sydney

Hello my womanistas! I have just returned from the magical country of Australia (and sigh, I’m still feeling the brutal jet lag…but it was well worth it!) My last stop in Oz was in Sydney – which is gorgeous, and beachy, and cosmopolitan at the same time. Kinda like a cool mix of San Francisco […]

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Womanista Fashion: The Orange Cocktail Dress

Summer is a time when you can really let your inner fashion star shine! You can express yourself with color, accessorize to the max, and show a little more skin than usual. One of my favorite ways to have fun with fashion this summer is with the uber-glam, statement-worthy orange cocktail dress! I am obsessed […]

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Womanista Fashion: The Weekender

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I love a casual-cool weekend wardrobe, especially when it involves a soft flannel shirt, a cool jacket, and messy hair! I picked up this Current/Elliott cropped denim jacket from Haven a few years ago and I’ve worn the HECK out of it. It’s such an easy piece to throw on over anything, really…and it immediately adds […]

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Womanista Food + Drink: Expert Wine Picks (All under $30!)

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“Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.” – Ernest Hemingway Ah, wine. One of my faves. […]

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SHOPBOP SALE!!

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Alright womanistas. This is Big. One of my absolute FAVE online retailers is having a MAJ-OR sale! Shopbop is one of my go-tos for when I need something chic, on-trend and fabulous. And the even better thing about shopping there is that they offer free returns and they do some SERIOUS sales throughout the year! […]

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Womanista Fashion: Embellished Slouch

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This evening look is probably one of my faves ever for two reasons: 1) I’ve never met an embellishment or an animal print that I didn’t like and 2) these slouchy pants basically feel like pajamas that are dressed up for evening (genius!) But seriously. THEY ARE SO CUTE AND COMFORTABLE! And wearable. Did I […]

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