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My Fave Things of 2017! Fashion, Books, Hobbies, Beauty and More!

Hello Dolls,

2017 is coming to a rapid close, in just a few days! I've compiled a list of my favorite things that I've been loving all year. Read on, for the details!


1. Lilly's Kloset- Lilly's Kloset offers some of the most fashion forward clothing and accessories that I've bought within the year. My most trendiest clothing and shoes of 2017 have been purchased from Lilly’s Kloset. I bought the Multi Color Sequins Cardigan that I wrote about on a previous post from there.  Every time I think I’m going to do good and save some money, I get an email from her with a discount code. Did I mention I’m on her VIP email list?!

2. I love love love Forever 21! I can always get a  trendy, decent outfit for $25 or less, or more when I want to splurge. Their online sales are crazy, I know for at least four months straight, I was driving to the F21 store near me picking up packages that I had sent to the store. They're so addictive! I bought the One-Shoulder Jumpsui…
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What I Wear on a Night Out! OOTN

Hello, Dolls
A night on the town is always fun! Like so many other people, a night out always causes me to ask myself "What am I going to wear?! " Mind you, my closet and drawers are full . . . so, a shortage of clothing is not the issue. What I really mean is "What am I going to wear that looks good; makes a statement, and everyone hasn't already seen me in?" After many attempts, I finally have at least one go-to staple that I wear when I'm going out. Read on, to find out the deets!

My go-to OOTN Staples:

1. A jumpsuit- A jumpsuit is effortless, and instantly makes you look chic and stylishly pulled together. Since it's a one-piece, it takes the guess work and time out of trying to mix & match, and coordinate colors for tops and bottoms. Wearing a jumpsuit that is either asymmetrical, off the shoulder, has a hint of sheer or lace really glams up your outfit to make a statement; on it's own!  Another plus, is that jumpsuits are almost always fig…

The Cardigan that Makes a Statement! OOTD

Hello, Dolls

Every year, I obsess over one clothing item and buy tons of it just because I love it so much; even though, my room space and bank account says "don't do it!" Last year, it was coats. This year, it's cardigans; particularly the long cardigans.

I love them because you can pair a basic top and bottom, and the cardigan pulls your outfit together, giving you a more polished, effortless appearance; especially if it has a pop of color. My favorite cardigan right now is the Multi Color Sequins Cardigan from Lilly's Kloset!!!

I wore this to a concert last night and I absolutely love it! I kept the top, bottom, and jewelry simple because the cardigan was the statement piece! Outfit deets at the bottom!

What I'm Wearing
-Multi Color Sequins Cardigan from Lilly's Kloset
-Black top from Forever 21
-Faux leather leggings from Ashley Stewart
-Pumps from Payless
-Jewelry from Fashion to Figure

Every girl needs at least one item in their wardrobe that makes y…

Queen of Hearts Look of the Day!

Hello, Dolls

I have been shopping from my makeup stash, (rediscovering products that I've had for a while, but don't use often) and I have fallen in love with the Coloured Raine: Queen of Hearts eyeshadow palette. The foil eyeshadows are so amazingly pigmented; and the shadows blend so effortlessly. I wondered why I haven't used it more. Most of the eyeshadows that I used in this look are from that palette. Here is a quick selfie pic of the look I did.

-Mac Spiked Brow pencil

-Too Faced Shadow insurance as eye primer
-Heir shadow as highlight
-Your Majesty shadow on half of the lid
-Copper-red shadow from Juvia's Place Nubian 1 palette
-Ladyship shadow in crease
-Royal Perogative shadow as transition color
-The Balm Schwing liquid eyeliner
-Danessa Myricks Thrive 02 lashes
-Danessa Myricks Lock on lash glue

-Embryolisse Lait-Cre'me Concentre' as face primer
-Mac Studio Finish concealer NC45
-Black Opal Liquid Pore Perfecting foundation in Truly …

Concert OOTD!

Hello Dolls,

I attended a Trey Songz concert a week ago, the concert was everything!!! I'm a huge fan of Trey Songz; my sisters and I have to see him EVERY time he comes to town! I originally bought a black ruffle neck, off the shoulder jumpsuit to wear to the concert. It fitted smaller than I thought :-(
At the very last minute, I had to wear something I already had. Below is what I put together! I originally meant for this post to be a look of the day, but, I wasn't able to get decent pics of my makeup like I wanted. Outfit and makeup deets at the bottom.

What I'm Wearing:
-Dress: Thrifted (original tag says The Avenue)
-Gold Beaded sandals: Rainbow Clothing
-Body Chain: Lcapri
-Rings: Vivi Jewelry
-Earrings and Bracelets: Fashion to Figure

What's on my Face:
-Juvia's Place Nubian 1 and Saharan palettes
-Danessa Myricks Thrive 02 lashes
-Black Opal Pore Perfecting foundation Truly Topaz
-Black Opal concealer Honey
-Cover Girl Queen Pressed powder light
-Black Radia…

Asymmetric Poncho OOTD! (Outfit of the Day)

Hello Dolls,

In between shopping for makeup and beauty products, I'm (always) shopping for clothes! I can never get enough of clothes shopping; and putting outfits together. Today, I'm wearing one of my favorite go to pieces as of late. It's the Asymmetric-Hem Poncho.

I really like ponchos, they give you enough room to move easily; and no one can tell if you've put on a few pounds because they flow and drape so nicely. The asymmetric-hem on this poncho gives it that extra dramatic flair without being over the top. I've dressed this poncho up by wearing it with a skirt and heels. Today, I chose to wear leggings with it to work; and a cami underneath. Outfit deets at the bottom!

-Poncho: NENE by NeNe Leakes Asymmetric-Hem Poncho in slate green from HSN
-Faux Leather leggings: Ashley Stewart
-Gold beaded sandals: Rainbow Clothing
-Jewelry: Vivi Jewelry, Avon and Fashion to Figure
-Lipstick: Cranberry by Wink and Pout

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My Favorite Beauty and Lifestyle Box Subscriptions!

Subscription boxes have become increasingly popular within the last few years. You can now get a subscription box service on a wide variety of products and services. I love subscribing to subscription boxes because there's always the element of excitement and surprise about the contents when your box comes; and you get to sample a variety of products (often times products you wouldn't have been convinced to buy on your own) for an inexpensive a nutshell, you get a lot for your money! Here are my current and favorite subscriptions.

We Are Onyx
We Are Onyx is a monthly beauty box subscription curated for women of color (although any woman can subscribe). Each month, you get sent between 4-6 full-size products featuring a combination of products for hair, makeup, skin care and nails. The products curated help you to experience products that work best for women of color. I love this box! I've had a use for everything in it!

A lot of the products I have turned my frien…