Where to Staycation in New York City

I’ve lived in New York for 10 years and I have never stayed in a hotel in the city. There are some of the best hotels in the world here. I’ve frequented many for events and for drinks or even dinner, but never for a staycation. With the 3 day weekend on the horizon I am dreaming of escaping into…
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Fringe Denim

If you’ve been following this space you know that I’m obsessed with fringe. Call me a trend chaser, I don’t care but fringe will forever be in my wardrobe. Even when it goes out of style. These fringe denim 3×1 jeans were an impulse buy when I was collaborating with Shopbop. They look much better on very very skinny women…
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Why I went Natural

I have gotten perms from as long as I can remember. And before that I remember sitting between my mothers legs, in my grandmothers house (with whom we all lived in the projects in Durham, NC), and watching for the hot comb on the stove to be ready to tame my puffy hair into silky straight acceptance. Of course after…
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UncommonGoods

I love the gift of gift giving. There’s something thrilling about finding the perfect gift for someone, or that perfect thing for yourself. I’m really getting into home goods. Have you seen me raving over the bowls I got myself from Blue Apron on snap chat (Monroesteele), to help me prepare to cook my meals. Yes, I’m officially old, I…
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Black Fashion Editors on The Rise

In 2013 when I first made my way to Paris Fashion Week to cover the shows for my website, I noticed that there weren’t many women attending who looked like me. There weren’t very many women of color period. In the last 5 years alone there has been so much change in women of color in leadership positions in fashion.…
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Easy Chic with Monochrome

Whenever I want a chic look without trying too hard, I pull the monochrome card. It’s really easy, you just wear all similar colors down to the footwear and accessories. Something about the uniformity of it all looks very put together and yes, the fashion worlds least favorite word at the moment, CHIC. It doesn’t even matter that I wearing…
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