Tag: events

Events—Motions & Essence Fearless Style Lounge

Hola peeps!  Last Wednesday I attended the Fearless Style Lounge which was sponsored by Essence Magazine and Motions hair care.  The event was hosted by Pamela Edwards-Christiani, Essence Beauty and Style Director and Ursula Stephen, Motions Celebrity Stylist (ahem think of RiRi’s pixie cut–she did that).  It was the perfect way to end a very hectic NYFW!  I had great time and left with some great new hairstyle ideas to try.  Take a peek at the pics…enjoy!

Celebrity hairstylist and Global Ambassador for Motions South Africa Ursula Stephen doing a fierce braided updo on a client.
Bun knots (or so I call it)–this is another fun style created by Ursula.
This client’s braids were transformed into a big twisted bun.
My friend Sade (@afrochicas) curls were elevated with side twists and picked out to add volume.

Thoughts on these looks?  Are you planning on trying any of these styles?  Do tell!


NYFW—Diane von Furstenberg Spring/Summer 2015

Hola peeps!  Well NYFW has come to a close however I still have lots of shows, events and pics to share.  Today I am showing Diane von Furstenberg’s SS15 show which was earlier this week.  I just adore DVF as her collections are always so chic yet very wearable and this one didn’t disappoint.  Prepare to see lots of graphic prints, bright yellow and floor grazing dresses.  Take a peek and let me know if you love it just as much as I do.  Enjoy!

NYFW- BCBG Max Azria Spring/Summer 2015

Hola!  Max Azria showed his BCBG Spring/Summer 2015 collection on Day 1 of NYFW.  It was filled with flowy dresses, culottes and kimonos all in pale and pastel tones!  I loved the look it is refreshing to designers going back to basics and nude tones after several seasons on bright colors and prints.  Take a peek and let me know what you think.

*Also don’t forget if you can’t make it to NY for the festivities keep abreast of all happenings and shows by going here –> http://newyorkfashionweeklive.com/live Enjoy!

Events—Taliah Waajid Presents World Natural Health & Beauty Expo NYC

Hola peeps!  I am so excited to share with you an event that I have been longing to attend—Taliah Waajid World Natural Health & Beauty Expo NYC!  Finally they have decided to take this expo on the road and hitting up NYC.  For the last few years I have envied ATL chicas that was able to attend well on July 19th and 20th it is our turn.

NYC show

You can expect:

  • hair demonstrations
  • workshops on hair care, health and well-being
  • fashion shows
  • musical entertainment
  • shop for hair, health and beauty in the exhibit hall

There is soooooo much more too!  Sounds cool right?!?  If you are interested in attending I suggest that you get your tickets now!  Go here to purchase and I hope to see you there.  Enjoy!


Fashion—Celeb Style at the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival

Hola!  The most glitzy film festival of all is full swing, if you don’t know I am talking about the 67th Annual  Cannes Film Festival.  Hollywood and international stars always step it up a notch in the glamour department and I love it!  Take a peek at these pics and tell me who killed the red carpet.

The gorgeous Adriana Lima shows off her svelte body in a Alexandre Vauthier bustier and high slit skirt.
Sonam Kapoor looked beautiful is this black beaded gown by Elie Saab.
This custom gown adorned with sequins and ostrich feathers by Michael Kors is one of my faves! The blush/peachy color illuminates Freida Pinto’s skin and beautiful face.


Lea Seydoux looked fab in green (my fave color!) Her deep plunged Prada gown had a long embroidered train that followed.


Salma Hayek looked lovely in long soft waves and a pop of fuschia. Although simple yet so sophisticated, I like this Saint Laurent gown.

So there you have it celeb style at  Cannes.   What are your thoughts?  Any faves or not?  Do tell.



National Hair Revolution Day!

Hola peeps!  Happy Saturday!  Strength of Nature declares today National Hair Revolution Day.  The makers of African Pride, Beautiful Textures, Mega Growth, Proline, Elasta QP, Soft & Beautiful and TCB wanted to unite woman of all textures an style choices.  So be proud of your hair however you rock it and follow #myhairrevolution on all social media platforms.  Also check out all of their badges on their pinterest page here.  Enjoy!

#REPOST Help spread the word about Hair Revolution Day with the hashtag (#MyHairRevolution). It's your hair, your choice. Celebrate the way you decide to wear it!


NYFW—5:31 Jerome//FW”14

Hola!  New York Fashion Week still has a few days left and I am here to share a fab presentation that I attended over the weekend—5:31 Jerome //FW”14.  The fashion event was held at the chic Inglot Studios near Chelsea Market and it was jammed packed!  The collection consisted of oversized coats, wool blazers, funnel neck cropped tops and cutout dresses to name a few.  Keep scrolling to take a peek for deets.

Mega- Cropped heather grey wool ponti sweatshirt and black pleated wool/silk trousers. #serioussituation
Ana- Black double face wool ponti dress with outout details. #headturner
Anna (left)- Navy twill hunting shirt and navy wool 3/4 pant. #pursuit Anna (right)- Navy wool funnel neck dress with cutouts. #sleekenvy




Kailyn (left)- Black worker jacket with pony detail wool jersey shirt dress with pockets. #nightshift Lauren Lee (right)- Navy wool blazer with black infused rubber, cream cropped tuxedo shirt and black silk/wool cargo. #eveningcargo
Piya Wan (left)- Berry motorcycle leather jacket with trapunto quilting, cream sateen men’s neo tux shirt and raspberry trousers. #toughlove Sophia (right)- Dark fuchsia wool jersey shirt dress. #razorsharp
The designer- Jerome on the press junket.
Gabrielle (left)- Embellished oversized plum wool coat, navy suede tank and navy wool trouser. #nocturnalallure

I see a few pieces that I wouldn’t mind adding to my wardrobe.  What about you?  Do tell.

**Makeup: Hayden Teel for Inglot USA, Hair: Matt Fugate for CHI, Stylist: Rika Watanabe