Harlem Edit: Where to Shop Uptown

Harlem is not a shopping destination the way 5th Avenue and Soho are when it comes to huge brand names. But nonetheless Harlem is a wonderful place to shop local talent. There are new shops popping up every year and I love stumbling across them. I make it my business to be a patron and shop in my own neighborhood…
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Harlem Edit: Where to Eat Uptown

I’ve lived in New York City for 11 years and in Harlem for 8 years. I thinks it’s about time I do a Harlem Edit, listing all the best things to do and see as well as where to shop and EAT! I remember the first time I got off the 2 train at 125th street and Lenox in 2007…
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Wardrobe Simplicity

I’m a little dramatic personality wise. I always love over the top fashion like this Stella Jean skirt or this ruffled top. But sometimes simplicity is alluring to me. I saw this Tibi dress months ago on Elaine Welteroth, Editor and Chief of Teen Vogue. I knew after that, that I had to have this dress. It’s stunning in person…
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I almost quit blogging…

When we got back from California, I saw that I’d lost followers on instagram. It was a disheartening feeling. I’d been working so hard on posting, working on my captions, working on “showing my personality” and I lost followers. I did an instagram takeover for Rent The Runway, the third one I’ve ever done hoping it would spur me into…
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Havana Cuba Day 4 — Dirty Dancing

If you haven’t yet you might need to back track to Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3-Varadero Beach of my Havana Cuba adventures. And if you are looking for The American Girl’s Guide to Cuba, well click the link. Day 4 was our last full day in Havana and it was by far my favorite day. Why, you ask?…
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Havana Cuba Day 3 — Varadero Beach

Read Havana Cuba Day 1 & Havana Cuba Day 2 Day 3 had been planned well in advance of the trip. We had scheduled a day trip to Varadero Beach with our host Rafael. For $160 CUCs, a driver would pick us up and drive us the two hours to Varadero Beach. We’d hang out for about 3 hours then…
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