the Ferguson’s

 

SOLANGE.

This is a QUEEN.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Alan Ferguson

Mr. and Mrs. Alan Ferguson

 

Solange Knowles married her 51 year old beau, Alan Ferguson today. And everything about the pea sized amount of love they allowed the public to witness was BEAUTIFUL! Solange looked nothing short of a QUEEN standing alongside her KING.

 

 

seriously?? those bikes!! love.

seriously?? those bikes!! love.

 

really? this bike!! LOVE.

her FRO… his BEARD!!

 

Beyoncé sit on that dirty floor

Beyoncé have a seat… on that dirty floor

And PLEASE… don’t forget the Mother of the bride… 60 years old WHAT? Matthew Knowles WHO? Nothing but life from TINA KNOWLES.

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WANG.

Alexander Wang x H&M

Alexander Wang x H&M

So, I thought I would be a dedicated fashionista (Ugh, I hate that word) and wake up at 6am, be out of the house by 6:30, hop on the train and be outside of my favorite NYC H&M by 7. Just in time to get an “ok” spot on line, before doors open at 8am for the most anticipated Alexander Wang and H&M collaboration. But then, I thought about it, and got anxiety remembering the dreadful day Isabel Marant for H&M was released. So instead, I’ll just be dreaming about my coulda, shoulda, woulda’s.

 

But, I NEED this sweatshirt.

 

Cropped Logo Sweatshirt

Short Scuba Top

 

 

Honestly, I don’t normally get caught up in the mass production retailers collaborating with high end fashion designers, but the moment RIHANNA hit the streets in head to toe Alexander Wang x H&M, I wanted at least one piece from the collection.

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RIHANNA.


I don’t have the motivation to stand on line for hours, just to walk out of H&M with a keychain from the collection. However I will be stalking the H&M website from work. Pray for my sanity, and my scuba top!

April 3rd is 6 months away…

it’s no secret that my favorite holiday is MY BIRTHDAY. Look, I’m just happy to be here. So, let the planning begin…

And the destination is… Tulum, Mexico— I have to get there before it turns into CANCUN. For the past three years I have been trying to get to Tulum. But something always “comes up.” Now, I’m making it a priority.

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the KEY to perfect bangs

I don’t care what purse is “IN” this season, or what Jennifer Fisher bracelet you’re obsessing over. The best accessory will always be the “perfect bangs.” Having your bangs cut is the most important haircut you will ever have. So, please please please, DO NOT cut your own bangs. I’ve tried it years ago, and it was a disaster.

After having bangs for over 10 years of my life, I think I’ve learned a few tricks.There are certain ways you have to maintain bangs. The best way is to use great products. My go to product for oily or limp bangs, is Oribe’s Dry Texturizing Spray. Spray a little at the root, and BAM… Life! This product can be used for giving texture and volume to hair as well.

 

the BANG product-- ORIBE, Dry Texture Spray

Even if you DON’T have bangs, you need this product- ORIBE, Dry Texture Spray

 

My top 3 favorite products

My top 3 favorite products

  • Shu Uemeura: Essence Absolue- Nourishing Cream
  • Kérastase: Keratine Thermique- Eliminates frizz and leaves your hair soft and shiny
  • Oribe: Dry Texturizing Spray- Add texture and volume to lifeless hair

 

Perfect bangs

Perfect bangs

 

sunglasses ASOS, sweater H&M, coat VINTAGE/THRIFTED, skinny jeans URBAN OUTFITTERS, wedge sneaker DKNY

Missing my ALMA MATER

Sweatshirt Sleeves made by @CivilizedDreams (Instagram)

Sweatshirt Sleeves made by @CivilizedDreams (Instagram)

This past weekend was my College Homecoming, in Atlanta. And guess where I was… in Brooklyn, New York, watching the fun via Instagram. It’s still shocking that I wasn’t in Atlanta, because I vowed to attend every Homecoming until “THE WHEELS FALL OFF.” To page homage to Homecoming weekend, I wore my favorite CAU sweatshirts, and t-shirts. I watched youtube videos about Atlanta, and flipped through an old yearbook.

 I’ve admitted I’m obsessed with Clark Atlanta University and Homecoming… and this is how I know:

  • I have all paraphernalia from Freshmen year saved and stored safely under my bed. (Even a few flyers from parties I attended)
  • I refer to Homecoming weekend as a Holiday
  • About a month ago I teared up when it was confirmed I wouldn’t make Homecoming this year
  • I would love for my fiance to propose to me on the eve of Homecoming (I HATE holiday engagements, it’s my #1 pet peeve)
  • I am obsessed with “Ladies of the AUC” youtube video. Although it was shot in the 80s, I can totally relate to every word in this song. The visual is an added benefit! (Press Play and Enjoy!)

 

boardwalk empire season 5: women’s fashion

Mannnn, I’m sad this is the last season of Boardwalk Empire. Even with the deaths of some of my favorite characters, I still watch faithfully every Sunday night. It’s so draining to find great shows with great story lines these days, and I’m not ready to let Boardwalk Empire go.

But, one thing I am not sad about, is the amazing women’s fashion, and hair. From head to toe, every woman in season 5 was stunning. I mean, even Gillian Darmody who has been in jail for 6 years looked great.

 

Margaret Thompson-  Bob

Margaret Thompson- Wavy Bob

Margaret Thompson- Wave Bob

Margaret Thompson- Wavy Bob

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sally WHeet- Half Moon/French Red Polish Manicure

Sally Wheet- Half Moon/French Red Polish Manicure

Short Bob

Gillian Dormody- Short Bob 

 

Gillian Dormady- Short Red Bob

Gillian Dormady- Short Red Bob

Sally Wheet

Sally Wheet- Bitch is BAD

Sally Wheet- Blonde Short Bob, White Suit

Sally Wheet- Blonde Short Bob, White Suit

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fashion in the 1930s for women was feminine, it was glamour and glitz. Shorter hair, in a bob style was a huge change from long locks.

These women did it right, and I am OBSESSED… BOB SEASON is here!

Sally Wheet

Sally Wheet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

:: Sally Wheet, played by Patricia Arquette, KILLED everything that was placed on her back. Every look, every accessory… everything about her character was great. I’m already missing her! ::

the 6 month waitlist.

Mansur GavrielIt’s finally HERE. The bucket bag of my dreams… the MANSUR GAVRIEL.

I still can’t believe there was a legit 6 month waiting list for this bag. The only way to get your hands on this bag was to know someone in a very high place (which i did not), be added to a wait list, or pre- order from a MG Stockist (which I did).

I have never pre- ordered anything other than an iPhone. So the thought of paying for something that I wouldn’t physically have for 6 months, almost gave me a heart attack. But, because my obsession’s take over my life, I did it.

Today, I have this amazing large black bucket with metallic gold lining, and to say I am obsessed, is an understatement. Not only are bucket bags my signature purse, but GOLD will forever be my first LOVE.

 

Mansur Gavriel, Street

Mansur Gavriel

To find your Mansur Gavriel Bag… here are the Stockist located in USA & Canada:

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Ira Mae Clark

IRA MAE CLARK, was born in 1929, to a single mother of three, and recently deceased father. To me she is one of God’s most precious creations. She has the heart of gold, and the most beautiful spirit of anyone I know.

Wrightsville, GA

Because I was interested in my family history, I asked my grandmother about her childhood, including her brothers, and father I never knew. She didn’t know much, mainly because her father passed shortly before she was born, and her mother relocated her and three siblings from a small town in Wrightsville Georgia, to Philadelphia Pennsylvania.

This made my imagination go wild. Just the idea of not knowing, and what could BE. I told my grandmother I would find the missing links to her family tree, and any other family she may have and not know about.

I know this will be a hard task due to the limited knowledge of her family tree. However, I am so excited to get any information I can, and share with my grandmother.

Follow along as I find IRA MAE CLARK.

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