Style on a Budget: Boohoo

Photos by Sofia Emm

It’s been a while since we chatted about fashion and personal style. Last year when I lost my job, shopping was the least of my priorities. And now that I am back employed, I can’t say that’s changed. Partially because I’m being be more fiscally responsible, partially because I can’t afford a lot of the nice things that I once could. Those things considered, there are still times when I want to treat myself without breaking the bank. Places like help me do just that. Continue reading


Photos by Sofia Emm

 It is said, that you can’t know where you are going if you don’t know where you’re from. And to a certain degree, that is true. As a traveler, as well as a Black woman in America, I often ponder “where I’m from” and what role that will play in my future. When I was contacted by Cultural Xpression about reviewing their shirts, I jumped at the opportunity because I love their concept! This post is sponsored but all thoughts and commentary expressed are solely my own. Continue reading

Why I’m Single

In the last few years, introspection has become a consistent, yet sometimes painful, routine in my life. As a self-proclaimed over-thinker, I am constantly examining and evaluating my relationships. This includes familial relationships, friendships, and romantic relationships. Most recently, I pondered my single status and really dug deep for an answer as to why my relationships never endure the test of time. Here’s what I came up with. Continue reading

Confession: I Dressed Better Before Social Media

How many times have you found yourself looking through your old photos and thinking, “What the hell was I wearing”? I’ve had more of those moments than I am willing to admit. But there are also times that I look at my old photos and realize how much of an individual I was. I often ask myself what the difference is between then and now. The short answer is: I dressed better before social media.  Continue reading