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In Thing’s Swimsuit Guide That Suits Every Style

  With summer well on its way, most of us are enjoying the spoils of the season at rooftop pools and tropical beaches. But of course, there are two essentials every woman needs to truly be summer ready. That’s confidence and a killer swimsuit. To help you kill the summer style game, I’ve put together the ultimate swimsuit guide with tons of options for every type of woman. Like myself, most of us alternate between different styles and moods according to the…

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Love, Dreams, A Special Woman And So Much Fun

It’s amazing how adding a few new items to your arsenal can change your entire wardrobe. This look book , that’s all about dualities such as showing the power and versatility of mixing new and old pieces in your closet, black and white, and light and dark does just that. Staying with the theme, I put together these looks that only features two new items, the button front dress from Necessary Clothing, and an oversized text t-shirt from Zara. My goal was to…

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Getting Reflective in Maxi Stripes

I’m a firm believer that the way you dress affects your mood and reflects your state of mind. That’s why lately my style have been more flowy and unrestrictive. This slight change in style has come about from a change in my frame of mind. I’m learning to let go of control and be more open to the natural flow of life. Being in nature, specifically, Soundview Park teaches me how to do just that. In this park, everything comes together to…

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10 Spring Trends To Get Your Hands On Now

With the prevalence of Instagram, trends have found a way to be prominent in little fixtures in our everyday lives. It’s almost like we can’t escape them, but that’s not exactly a problem since some have absolutely stolen our hearts. I’m not a strictly trends person because I feel that personal style comes from how you interpret fashion, but that doesn’t stop me from indulging in the ones that are irresistible. Here I count down the biggest trends that are making…

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Bell Sleeve Joy

The first signs of actual spring weather are finally here and I couldn’t be happier! In celebration of the amazing weather, I took to the rooftop of an apartment building in Brooklyn to shoot this look book. Totally unplanned, but it was the best coincidence of that day. I’ve seen some breathtaking views of NYC in my seven plus years of living here, but this one is next level.  From the roof deck, you can see all of downtown Brooklyn and Manhattan in a way…

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Call It Spring

Alas, Spring is finally here! Just the thought of winter being over makes me feel so much lighter already. Before we know it, the real spring weather will kick in and we’ll be able to shed some of those heavy winter layers for lighter colorful looks. During the colder months, I’ve been eyeing a few pieces that I’d love to wear for the new season. I was lucky enough to win a shopping spree at Net-A-Porter through the HEED app‘s Style…

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Shooting As Fanm Djanm’s Style Crush and What I Wore

I remember the first time discovering Fanm Djanm through one of my many extensive Instagram browsings. I instantly fell in love with the brand and its movement of women empowerment. What I adored most about  Fanm Djanm is how authentic and inclusive it felt. Paolo Mathé, fashion blogger and the founder of the head wrap and lifestyle brand, and all the other amazing ladies featured on the site exuded such warm energies that I knew I’d be following for a long time…

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How To Easily DIY Fray Your Jeans

It’s always a win-win situation when you find a cool new way to style an older piece of clothing in your closet. That’s exactly what happened when I decided to fray the edges of a pair of jeans I’ve had for the last two summers. I’ve been loving the frayed hem trend so doing this DIY was so exciting for me. Peep below for a tutorial on how to DIY fray your jeans like a boss in a few easy steps.…

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In Thing x Sanga Wali

It’s always a joy to see young women doing what they love and following their dreams. So when my friend and owner of Sanga Wali, Lica Cissé, wanted to collaborate, it was a definite yes. Sanga Wali which means fashion in Mandinka is a collection of one of a kind African-inspired jewelry that makes you feel like royalty. What I especially enjoy about the brand is the importance placed on educating its costumers on the traditions and heritage of the people throughout the…

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A Valentine’s Day Story

Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. Carl Gustav Jung Let the beauty of what you love be the beauty of what you do. Rumi When all your desires are distilled; you will cast just two votes: to love more and to be happy. Rumi                                  Dress – Zara (Similar – Nordstrom Rack) / Shoes –Forever21 / Jewelry – Stella & Dot  Shop The Look…

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