i feel like Lisa Bonet

I was and still am a huge Cosby Show fan. I fell uber inlove with Lisa Bonet because of that show. Seriously she was my girl crush of all girl crushes. I’ve since followed her career and am now kinda obsessed with Zoe Kravitz her daughter with rocker Lenny Kravitz (who is sooo devastatingly handsome). I actually saw Zoe during this past New York Fashion Week! Anywho back to Lisa…I feel a lot more bohemian with this new hairstyle. I was all set to cut all of it off in a shorter due when last minute, because my appointment time didn’t work out, I ended up following an African lady on 125th Street in Harlem, to basically a sweatshop of a braiding salon complete with prayer rugs for all those who were observant Muslims and pan handlers with everything from gold earrings, to chocolate to MAC cosmetics. 2.5 hours later and voila…
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Dress: Alice + Olivia | Blazer: Elizabeth and James | Shoes: Alexander Wang Nicola

im kinda digging this style. I wasn’t sure I’d like it at first but I love how little I have to do to my hair now! I basically wake up and go. they are Senegalese Twist.
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Photography by Tiona D.


  1. April 9, 2013 / 3:01 am

    Your shoes are amazing!

  2. April 9, 2013 / 3:42 am

    Oooooooooh my God I used to be OBSESSED with Lisa Bonet on the Cosby show too! I always wanted her long, thin braids and I loved all of her comfy, chic outfits. You look great!

  3. April 9, 2013 / 3:43 am

    BTW I’ve been reading everyday since the Biggie sweatshirt giveaway (and before that too but more intently since then)–did I miss you announce the winner? I’ve been on the edge of my seat!

  4. April 9, 2013 / 5:47 am

    Lovin that summer dress and those shoes!! I loved Lisa bonet as Denise but then I feel in love with Whitley Gilbert aka jasmine guy lol. Also love the new doo!


  5. April 9, 2013 / 6:17 am

    you look so different with the braids, i love it.

  6. April 9, 2013 / 7:29 am

    Oh my gosh girl, your hair! <3
    You look fantastic, long hair really suits you and love the bohemian braids! x

  7. April 9, 2013 / 11:24 am

    I love everything about this look! From the blazer, to the floral dress and those shoes LOVE! Loving the new hair do as well xx

  8. April 9, 2013 / 2:42 pm

    Love the braids!! The story of your following the African lady is a good one, and your gorgeous in floral!

  9. April 9, 2013 / 3:36 pm

    I love the twist! I want to put mine back in for the summer! I love this outfit too!

  10. April 9, 2013 / 3:57 pm

    I freaking love the new look! Glad you did twist instead of braids.

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  12. April 13, 2013 / 5:09 pm

    I can see the Lisa Bonet vibe going, and love that you even thought to reference her!

    Found you through Faces of Black Fashion….always look for other black style bloggers. I love your style.

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