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Personal Style Doesn’t Have To Be Hard

When we were little, we played “dress-up.” We ran around in clothes that made us feel amazing. We could care less about what other people thought of us. We were young, free-spirited, and had an imagination that ran wild. As we got older things changed. We are now self-conscious, confined by society’s views of what is considered beautiful, and we realize we are not the little kids we once were. The minute we became adults our personal style instantly became questionable and judging eyes were upon us. Read more

Searching for Inspiration

Sometimes…because it’s life…you get thrown into a funk. You don’t know where to go, where you’re headed, and how to jump back into it. And because it’s “life,” you just take it. I know, because I’ve been in a “blah” kind of mood lately. Read more

5 Fun Ways to Relieve Stress

I had a revelation the other day and it was on a roller coaster. Man, screaming my lungs out at maximum capacity sure makes me feel a lot better afterwards. Especially, when it’s doing something fun. Like scaring the crap out of myself on a speeding theme park ride. And let’s be real. We all have stress in our lives. If you don’t, you’re either extremely lucky or you’re lying to yourself. Whatever the case, here are five fun ways to relieve stress (without hurting anyone). Read more

Finding My Inner Strength

Losing a loved one is never easy. Never. Last week, my grandpa passed away. He was a loving, funny, hardworking, and amazing man. Losing him has not only hit our family hard, but it’s kind of left me in a weakened state. I’m not sure if it’s the guilt of not visiting him enough, watching his battle in the hospital, or a combination of both. I do know I’ve had to search hard, high, and low for my inner strength. Read more

What I’ve Learned in 2013

I can’t believe 2013 is almost over! The year has flown by so quickly, that it seems like a blur. I know that sounds so cliche, but it does! A lot of amazing things have happened in the past year. I couldn’t be more thankful, blessed, and honored to do what I love. Sharing here with you all has been an amazing experience.  Read more

Day of the Dead Inspired Look

It’s the middle of October, Halloween is around the corner, and Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) is every where. I not only love the Mexican holiday, but I love the fashion inspired by it. That’s why I decided to create my own plus size Day of the Dead inspired look. Read more

Be Yourself. Be Confident. Be Brave.

Last night, I was laying in bed and I couldn’t sleep (again). I grabbed my phone and started messing around on Twitter. As I scrolled through the tweets, a phrase popped in my head. “Be yourself. Be confident. Be brave.” I tweeted it out, closed my eyes, and fell asleep. It was like I just had to get it out. This morning I wake up, and I realize how vital this phrase is in my life right now. Read more

Will You Wear…a Maang Tikka?

The maang tikka, traditionally worn by an Indian bride on her wedding day, is making a little appearance on the ASOS web site. Known as tikka hair clips on ASOS, these ornate hair accessories are stunningly beautiful. Question is…are you bold enough to rock one? Read more

Cuff Inspiration 3

Cuff Inspiration is back! Not sure if you remember, but I really love cuffs because they fit my big ol’man hands, unlike regular bracelets. LOL! Big hand problems…anywhoo…this time I’m a little obsessed with the cut out design. Read more

New Year’s Eve Inspiration: 3 Outfits

New Year’s Eve is almost here! I know we barely made it through Christmas, but now it’s time to ring in 2013! Have you even thought about what you’re going to wear? To figure that out, you have to determine what kind of event you’re going to be at? Will it be a casual, cocktail, or a black tie event? Read more