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Womanista Fashion: Golden Texture


Now that fall is *almost* upon us (chilly air, football, and pumpkin spice lattes, anyone??) let’s talk texture. I’m mildly obsessed (ok, not so mildly…) with mixing cozy, soft, warm textures. I wore this look to Day 2 of New York Fashion week and I mixed an ALASDAIR NY boxy wool tunic (the shape is so […]

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Womanista Fashion: Modern City Girl

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I love femininity. And I love modern. And I love edgy. So when the mix of those three comes together in an easy, wearable ensemble…I’m obsessed! This ballet pink midi skirt from Tibi is a showstopper, but if you add anything else sweet & girly to it, you will look like you are going to […]

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Womanista Fashion: The Jumpsuit


I never thought I would be a jumpsuit convert (I am. And maybe even a jumpsuit addict at this point.) When I saw this one from Pedro Del Hierro Madrid I was IN.LOVE. Truly-Madly-Deeply. It’s chic & elegant but also sexy and it fits like a glove! The front low v neck is obviously glam, […]

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Womanista Fashion: Stars + Chiffon

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I love wardrobe pieces with a little bit of whimsy. I spotted these Red Valentino shorts the other day and I paired them with an equally whimsical and flirty blouse from LEONA New York (if you haven’t discovered LEONA yet – you will loooove the entire collection!), some white textured pumps and a studded clutch. This […]

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Womanista Fashion: New York Fashion Week SS15

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Womanistas! I’m heading to New York this weekend to check out some shows and get a peek at what we will all be wearing come springtime. I cannot wait to see what gorgeous ensembles hit the runway at Monique Lhuillier, Nicole Miller, Rebecca Taylor, Tibi, Alon Livné, and so many others! I will keep y’all […]

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Womanista Shopping: 5 can’t-miss online retailers


I love online shopping. I love shopping in general, but it’s really fun when you can shop at a boutique across the Atlantic Ocean or design your own custom throw pillow, all while sipping coffee in your living room. Online retailers have made discovering chic global brands as easy as a few strokes on your […]

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Womanista Style: Gold Rush

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I am loving gold lately (ok fine, more than lately – all the time!) This rich metallic is so versatile and great to mix in everywhere in your life – from you makeup, to your home decor, to your wardrobe. Here are a few pieces that I’m seriously loving – just click directly on the […]

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Womanista Fashion: Wear now, wear later – PART 2!


In case you missed my last post (shoes on sale NOW that you can still wear in the fall! You should read it…), I mentioned that this is a weird shopping time of year. Summer stuff is pretty much sold out in stores, but new fall merchandise is trickling in at a slow pace (and […]

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Womanista Fashion: Shoes to wear now & later (on sale!)

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It’s one of those weird times of the year in stores where summer merchandise is pretty much gone, but the new fall season hasn’t really hit the racks yet. Which makes shopping slightly awkward, but if you look really hard you can score some AWESOME deals (read: everything is on sale!) I checked out some […]

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Womanista Fashion: Take Me On Vacation

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I just spent a few weeks down in Florida on “30A” (AKA, the beaches of South Walton!) and it was magical, marvelous, relaxing, and fun, per usual…and I did not want to come back! The beach is always a special place to me, but taking a vacation during the late summer always feels even more […]

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Womanista Fashion: The Jumpsuit (that looks good on everyone!)

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The other day I strolled into the Diane von Furstenberg store in Los Angeles and reluctantly (but curiously) tried on a few jumpsuits – (ps – are they calling them “onesies” these days?) I’ve never thought I could pull off this style, but I absolutely LOVED IT! And seriously womanistas, anyone can wear this one. […]

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Womanista Fashion: Party-Perfect Looks


Y’all, the Nordstrom Anniversary sale starts today. THE NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE!! This is when new items for fall hit the racks and are marked down MAJORLY. I mean, it’s ridic. And then they go back to their regular prices in a few weeks so you need to jump on this now, for real. I’ve picked […]

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Womanista GIVEAWAY!


Hey womanistas! I have some exciting news…I teamed up with the fabulous ladies of Velvet’s Edge (if you don’t follow their blog, you should! It’s gorge!) to launch the #LivingInStyleGiveaway and we want to give YOU a ton of goodies from some of Nashville’s most exclusive boutiques. There is some AMAZING stuff and it’s valued […]

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Womanista Fashion: Summer Tribal

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I love bold, fun prints during the summer (you can probably already tell that if you’ve been following my last few fashion posts – hello, tie-dye pants!) Anyway, this is one of my fave summer looks. An easy mini-dress paired with some glam sandals, beachy waves, and a chic headband. I wore this look to […]

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Womanista Fashion: Red, White & Blues

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Happy 4th of July, womanistas! I hope you are all celebrating our country’s birthday with fun, friends, fireworks & some yummy food! (And for all of my womanistas who aren’t from the US of A – happy Friday to you!) I’m celebrating the 4th in Canada, on the GORGEOUS coast of Prince Edward Island where […]

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This Week I’m Loving: July 4th Edition!


One of my favorite holidays of the year, July 4th, is in just a few short days!! I mostly love the 4th because we all get to live in the Land of the Free & the Home of the Brave…but I also love hamburgers & lakes & fireworks (you know, typical celebratory 4th of July […]

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Womanista Sale!: ASOS Summer Sale

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Y’all, ASOS (one of my absolute favorite online retailers for chic & inexpensive pieces) is having a MAJOR sale! You should definitely stop on over and check it out. It’s seriously awesome and pretty much everything is marked down…here are a few of my fave pieces – including a fabulously chic black bikini for less […]

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Womanista Fashion: California Cool

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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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Womanista Fashion: Beachy Glam

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As soon as summer starts to heat up I immediately feel the pull of the beach & the ocean. I grew up vacationing with my family along the beaches of the Florida panhandle and I try to head down there every chance I get! My friend Catherine & I spent this past weekend soaking up […]

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Womanista Fashion: Hearts + Blues

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Who doesn’t love a fabulous hat in the summer? I picked this one up in Vancouver from Goorin Bros. a few years ago and it’s no longer available, but I found a few for y’all to shop that are equally fab! I also find myself rocking cutoffs pretty much all summer long – and paired […]

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Womanista Gift Guide: Father’s Day


Guys. They can be so hard to shop for! And Father’s Day is really the one day of the year that is just for them. They can lay around, watch golf, and request beer & snack refills without a hint of hesitation (at least, that’s how my dad liked to spend Father’s day!) This will […]

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