A Lipstick Trick: How to Get Color to Last and Pop

Over the last couple years, I traded most of my lip glosses for lipstick. Never did I think that would happen—I mean, I was a diehard gloss girl. But we grow and change, I guess. So today, I'm sharing a little trick to get your lipstick to stay ...more

The Very Best Wearable Tech of 2014

Trying to find the perfect gift is like trying to find skyscraper heels that won't hurt your feet. In other words, it can feel next to impossible. Wearable tech gifts can solve the "What do I buy" dilemma easily. What was once science fiction or ...more

How People See You When You're Big and Black

I’m big, I’m black, and I’ve become well aware of how those things shape the way people see me, what they assume about me, and how they treat me. On Being Big My first vivid memories of body shame came in fourth grade. At nine, I was tall and ...more

Why Leg Warmers Are the Best Winter Accessory

All Flashdance jokes aside (you know, I never actually saw that movie), the leg warmer is, in my opinion, the most underappreciated and valuable winter accessory of all time. Well, maybe they're number two to a warm hat, but they rank way up there on ...more

5 Tips for Successful Style Blogging

In my five years as a fashion and beauty blogger, the one question I've gotten most often is about how to do this thing called blogging. For the first time, I'm going to outline some important tips I believe contribute to success as a blogger. I have ...more

How to Pop Some Color Into a Monochrome Outfit With Accessories

The weather is being nice and cooperative these days. Weekend temperatures have been a little more mild, which works for me because I do my photo shoots over the weekend. Initially, I envisioned an all-gray outfit, because I'm a big fan of monochromatic looks, and they typically work beautifully. For whatever reason, for this particular outfit, I just felt like something was missing. So I decided to add little pops of color via the accessories: a blanket scarf, my bag, and my shoes. ...more

How to Get Styles You Love From Every Stitch Fix

I've been talking about Stitch Fix, the personal stylist subscription service, for some time—I actually just had my 16th Fix! I am often asked how I end up getting such great pieces sent to me each month. Well, It was quite a work in progress for a while, and it's still not without some flubs from time to time. But I think I have figured out a process to make sure I absolutely LOVE most of the clothes Stitch Fix sends me. Here are my tips!...more
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Who Wore It Weirdest in the Miss Universe National Costume Category?

Are we really still having Miss Universe competitions? Apparently, we are. Thank God there aren't any demeaning costumes. I mean, well, wait. Oops. Just look....more
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Big Hair Friday – Chloe

Happy Big Hair Friday! Love these dreamy images from the latest Chloe campaign. Summer has made a comeback here in Sydney after a very wet week and I can’t wait for the weekend ....more

After Holiday Fashion

Valentine’s Day Party Style

Valentine’s Day Party Style by thelifeoftheparty featuring evening clutches Diane Von Furstenberg black and white dress, $325 / Christian Louboutin high heel pumps / Nina evening clutch, $89 / Kate spade jewelry / Opi nail polish, $18 ...more

How to Pop Some Color Into a Monochrome Outfit With Accessories

The weather is being nice and cooperative these days. Weekend temperatures have been a little more mild, which works for me because I do my photo shoots over the weekend. Initially, I envisioned an all-gray outfit, because I'm a big fan of monochromatic looks, and they typically work beautifully. For whatever reason, for this particular outfit, I just felt like something was missing. So I decided to add little pops of color via the accessories: a blanket scarf, my bag, and my shoes. ...more

The Multi-Tasking "Miracle Cream" You NEED

Guys. Rarely does a product come along that has me all verklempt. A product that makes me ask myself in a very angry tone "what have you even been doing with your life before now?!" I had been hearing some pretty serious stuff about this "Miracle Cream" by Embryolisse on various blogs, YouTube channels, product reviews, etc ....more

Liberated Strands: Behind the Scenes: Global Couture

IT IS VERY HARD TO MISS THE WORK OF PATRICIA, THE OWNER AND DESIGNER OF GLOBAL COUTURE....more

Natural Hair is Fashion

IN AN AGE WHERE THE NEED TO BE FASHIONABLY FORWARD HAS BECOME INCREASINGLY MORE IMPORTANT TO TODAY’S NATURAL HAIRED WOMAN, WE HAVE FIGURED OUT HOW TO MAKE OURSELVES LOOK GOOD. Styled by Global Couture We know what looks fabulous on us, what will turn heads and what make us feel good about ourselves. When it comes to our fashion sense, we have it down to a “T.” And while we can tell you the latest trends in urban wear or the “flyest” jeans on designer runways, what we still don’t seem to get is how unmistakably dope our natural hair is to our style and way of dress ....more

Morgan Taylor Fight Like A Lady Trio

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Got the Blues

Dress: Sherry Lou Studio | Crossbody Bag: Sherry Lou Studio | Booties: Steve Madden(similar) | Necklace: Sole Society | Bracelet: Stella & Dot | Rings: Forever21 Happy Thursday! I need to get some new outfit photos taken and almost wasn’t going to post this week until I remembered I had these shift dress images from the Sherry Lou Studio photo shoot from a couple months back. I rarely wear bright colors but there’s just something about this gorgeous cobalt shade and I love the brown color-blocking and exposed zipper on the back side—gives the dress a little something unexpected— very mod, very cool ....more

Review: Exuviance Triple Microdermabrasion Face Polish (available at Ulta)

When Neostrata asks if you’d like to try one of their new products, you say yes! I swear, I’ve never tried a Neostrata product I didn’t like. Neostrata is sold online, at salons, dermatologists’ offices and you can also find it at Ulta and at Ulta.com ....more