How to style an ankara skirt for work

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Oversized sweater & OTK boots | The art of saying no

Shonda Rhimes wrote a book titled “The year of Yes” in which she shared her experience from vowing to say yes to ‘everything’ for a year. I actually need to buy this book because it sounds pretty amazing and everyone, Oprah included, has been raving about it. After hearing her flawless (did I mention how FLAWLESS it was?! It was SO good) TED talk on the topic, I’m even more interested in reading it. Nevertheless, I think I experienced the opposite problem for most of my life. Let me explain: 

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How to style a faux fur vest | What I accomplished in January

Christmas happened. We blinked. And then it was February! Although my absence from blogging made it appear as if I slept through January, I promise that I was up to good things which I’ll be sharing with you guys in this post. Continue reading “How to style a faux fur vest | What I accomplished in January”

Ankara top & cropped pants

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How your outerwear can change your whole look!

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Skater skirt + Gladiator heels | What to do when life throws you lemons

I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish he didn’t trust me so much.” – Mother Teresa

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How to style a lace summer dress in the fall

“Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses. ” – Ann Landers

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How to style a leather jacket for work

“But dear, don’t be afraid of love it’s only magic.” ― Robert M. Drake

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One Ankara peplum jacket you need in your life | Sharing exciting news!

“Be patient when it seems things are not going right and may never be right again. Accept that what is yours will come to you in the right way at the right moment.” – Iyanla Vanzant

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Olive leather skirt & floral blazer | Listen, don’t just hear

“Listening is an art that requires attention over talent, spirit over ego, others over self.” – Dean Jackson

floral-blazer-leather-skirt-3Someone asked me how I was doing the other day. As we typically do when we hear that question, I typed “I’m well, thank you.” But considering the fact that I was dealing with a family death, I thought about it, erased my reply and replaced it with “I’m coping with a loss but I’m hanging in there.” You see, just as many of us respond on autopilot when asked how we are doing, we also tend to “hear” on autopilot without truly listening.

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Orange cropped trousers for fall | Coping with loss

“Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.” Joseph Campbell

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How to style a dress with sneakers | Pushing past your fears

“Imagine With All Your Mind, Believe With All Your Heart, Achieve With All Your Might.” – Unknown

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6 ways to style a jumpsuit | My jumpsuit collection

Many women have a love / hate relationship with jumpsuits for the simple fact that although they look fabulous but they prove to be an inconvenience when it’s time to use the ladies’ room. Though I understand the struggle, I don’t think it’s a strong enough reason never to wear one. So today I’m sharing with you guys my jumpsuit collection featuring 6 jumpsuits I’ve worn over the years. 

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How to style white jeans for fall | Remaining grounded when succesful

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

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Lace top & duster coat

“Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts…” ― Robert Fulghum

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