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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Celebration with the Family

This past weekend, my younger brother Godlove graduated from Morgan State University with a degree in business and finance. He is the first boy in the family to receive a college education. It was a proud moment and we were thrilled the entire family was there to celebrate. We are such a close family so anytime spent with each other is priceless.
Proud mama and son
Can you guess who is missing? It was a tight squeeze
Wow we all fit
My handsome brothers , (L) Detrick, Felix, Godlove, Victor
Gorgeous sisters (L)Adeline, Alice, Evelyne, Amity, Linda, Odette, Marie, Colette, Mavis

Me and my lovely/amazing/my everything mother

Dress-Marchesa Notte, Belt-vintage, Bracelet/ring-from India, Jeweled sandals-Giuseppe Zanotti

                                                               Have a wonderful Weekend!

Monday, May 21, 2012

Congrats to all the Graduates

Last week was filled with lots of graduations and celebrations. I just wanted to say CONGRATULATIONS to the graduates. Here is to Stella, Merabell and Godlove. Love you all and thanks for being an inspiration to many.
Degree of Nursing from Coppin State University
Stella managed to finish her nursing degree even though she is a wife, a mother of three girls ages 3,5 and 6. Way to go Stella.

Master for Sports Management from Georgetown University-
Mera is a busy working professional and a shining example for many young professionals.
Do your thing Mera.

Business  and finance degree from Morgan State University- my younger brother Godlove, we are all so proud. After taking a five year break from school, Godlove decided to go back and finish. He is the first boy from our family to get a college degree. Prime example of finish what you start. 

                                                         Happy Monday. Be.Inspired.

Monday, May 14, 2012

MET Gala 2012- Best Dress List

Last Monday was the The Costume Institute Gala held at the New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is also referred to as "fashion's Oscars, ". The perfect combination of fashion and art.  For the annual fete, this years showcasing "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations," the museum's new exhibition. I loved how all the celebrities and designers bring their sartorial A-game. These are my favorite looks.

Diane Kruger in Prada- she looks like she is floating on feathers
Beyonce in Givenchy- body is amazing
Solange Knowles in a Rachel Roy gown, Lady Grey jewelry, Edie Parker bag and Christian Louboutin shoes at the 2012 Costume Institute Gala Benefit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on May 7th.
Solange Knowles in Rachel Roy- simple but gorgeous
Gwyneth Paltrow in Prada- she looks like she is still her her 20's, #forever young
Karolina Kurkova in Rachel Zoe- My best dress of the evening- golden statue
China Chow in John Paul Gaultier Haute couture- love the architectural layers

                                                        Be.Inspired.Happy Monday!

(photos courtsey of

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Fashionista Wear: Horses and Fascinators

This weekend I went to the Virginia Gold Cup Races. A sort of Kentucky Derby like setting, but on a smaller scale. The weather was beautiful and my company was even better.

It looked like it was going to rain for a bit, but the weather was amazing
Teal dress- Vintage
Antique view

Fascinator- vendor in London

Clutch-vintage, bracelet-custom, minx-like nails by webhautejas, love my nails

Bejeweled sandals- Giuseppe Zanotti

My wonderful crew-(L) Marie, Mera, Quee

And off they go
                                                     Enjoy your week!

Friday, May 4, 2012

Fashionista Wear: Concrete color/summer tease

Yesterday was a gorgeous day, it felt like summer. I love to wear flowy skirts, so here's a dedication to the beginning of many to come.

Skirt-vintage, I love the bold  prints
Cuffs- F21

Top- unknown

Belt- Escada

shoes-Fergie, reminds me of Africa

Have  a wonderful weekend!