Been a Long Time
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Things are winding down at the moment so hopefully that means more consistent posting but who knows. Spent the past few days working on giving my moms house a face lift and the other design project I mentioned before. So in a nutshell I've been ridiculously busy. I'm putting things on pause so I can catch my breath, I finally had time to snap some photos and get a post up.

I'm debating on changing the blog layout again, I have mixed feelings about what I wanna do. So bare with me as I figure out the best format for the content I wanna cover. I don't really like blog layouts that have a news-like/magazine feel but I totally understand why bloggers gravitate to that style. I'll try my best to have a good balance as I continue to expand my content outside of solely personal style.

My hairstylist Alica always gets it right with my hair. Just as I was bout to take some scissors to my hair, she comes through in the clutch. I love short hair and will probably be bald by summer, but right now isn't the time to chop it off. Short hair is actually harder to maintain than longer hair, at least for me. And I don't have all day to be worried about maintaining my hair.

I've been really in the mood to accentuate and celebrate my body. I use to hate being skinny, I felt like small frames were less womanly then curvy body types. That was so dumb and really not true at all, as you grow you learn more and more about yourself. As I've gotten older I'm obsessed with my body and I don't mean that in a self centered way. I just embrace myself and I'll ever use the word hate to describe my body again. When you love you, so many things become clear and life becomes so beautiful. Never let anyone make you fall out of love with yourself, people who really appreciate you accept you for you.

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It's always those last minute purchases that turn out to be the best and most versatile pieces in my wardrobe. I was going to dinner after work, of course I looked like bum cause I always do, luckily there's a Zara and H&M in walking distance from my job. I grabbed this jacket out of H&M and a tank to throw on. I didn't really pay too much attention to the jacket until the next day, I just wanted something loose and comfy. But I absolutely love this jacket. I'll be wearing it a lot.

This dress fits perfectly, it's not tight at all, it's so comfortable. The arms are slightly restricted but the fabric makes up for that. Plus, I love white on black folks lol, well anyone really, but especially against darker skin to be politically correct. I really love these photos, probably one of my favorite posts. They really capture how I feel right now, that probably sounds strange but whatever.

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Fran gave me this box purse to use for Paris Fashion Week, I was suppose to ship it back but I just can't do it lol. She's going to kill me. It just adds the right amount of something when I wear it, maybe I can convince her to give it to me. I'm going to hold onto it until she pries it out of my hands. These Miu Miu platforms are standing the test of time. I think I've had them for like 4 years now and like clockwork when warm weather hits, they're the first pair of shoes I pull out.

Well, I hope you guys have a great weekend! I'm excited to take Chase to the monuments and see the cherry blossoms. Gonna get behind the camera and hopefully get some good shots of him. xx

Photography: Ksenia

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