AND HE TURNED ONE!!!

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Hi Loves! Last month, my sweet baby C.J turned ONE! Yes!!! Given our busy schedules and all the stuff we were dealing with, his dad and I decided to wait until late February to throw him a decent first birthday party, which actually happened to be a combined party for him and his dad, since dad is a member of the  #FebruaryGang lol.

Well, on Sunday mama took matters in her own hands and played “Event planner”. Actually, she started way before Sunday!

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Since we were celebrating the men in my life, I picked a theme centered on “Gentlemen”, because that’s just what they are: my gentlemen!

What comes in mind when you think about gentlemen? Well I see: helper, kind, polite, elegant, clean, bow tie, polished, mustache, etc

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With that in mind, I went ahead and researched budget friendly decorations and accessories with a Black/Gold color scheme to give the whole party decor a touch of sophistication.

Here’s what I used:

As for the highlight of any kids party, I am talking about the cake, I had the pleasure to work along side Mrs Darcy Lynn from Cakes by Darcy, a super cute bakery nestled in the heart of Roswell. The ordering process was super smooth, and I was so happy to FINALLY find someone who understood my vision instantly without asking me thousands of questions lol! Also, they helped me greatly price-wise, which was a plus, given that the budget was not unlimited!

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And Oh?! Did I mention that she loved my design so much that she actually made it a template?? I was so honored!

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As you can see, the cake is kinda tying the whole theme together, marrying the black/gold color scheme with the gentlemen theme. And here is a sneak peek at the party!
Be mindful that It might get you hungry!

 

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A word of advice, make sure you plan some good entertainment for the kids to stay busy and active. For us, CJ’s ball pit did the trick…until they all crashed into his room ahaha!

 

I hope you loved it, thank you for reading!

Please leave me your feedback below and few design ideas.


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Also I’m curious to know? what was the theme on your child’s first birthday? did you include any games and other entertainment?

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DASHIKI-ISH VERSATILY

Hi loves!
The day after MLK day! Hmmm…well, let’s just say I woke up in a dashiki-ish mood this morning!

Generally speaking, when I see people rock their dashiki garments, it’s always in casual outfits. But, in actuality, dashiki pieces can also be dressed up. Here is my take on a more put-together dashiki outfit, and I hope it will get you inspired!

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I paired it with a pair of black leggings, topped with a black military-style fitted  blazer. To kinda keep it on the minimalist side, I went for black on black accessories, with these gorgeous peep-toe zipped front booties and and black and gold purse.

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It is as simple as it looks really. Obviously, the highlight of this look is my dashiki shirt in pink tones. You can take any direction with it. If you want it a little more formal, throw in some suit pants and a pair of black suede pointy heels instead, and voila!! I might actually try it myself pretty soon, and let you see the final result. Meanwhile, let me rock this one look for the day!

img_0536img_0525img_0530img_0537img_0527img_0533img_0526 Not only do the  prints make you stand out, but also, they give you a sense of identity and pride..as you walk out there on those streets representing your roots… IN STYLE!

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Pink Dashiki

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BLACK AND GOLD ZIPPER PEEP TOE BOOTIES

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One more thing, let me know what you think of this look on the comment section. Like it, share it whichever way you please, and follow the blog for more! Love y’all!

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Neutral Color-blocking

Hey loves! Is it Christmas yet? Ho-ho-ho… Merry Christmas 🎄🎄🎄

To wish you all a wonderful Christmas, I decided to share with you my look of the day: a tasteful nude overlay, with a camel and black color-blocked waterfall jacket.

I was looking for a way to style my newly acquired faux leather midi skirt for a family outing in the city. After careful consideration (lol, I sound like I’m writing a super formal report omg! ), I decided to go for something monochromatic. So I paired the skirt with a nude turtleneck…

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And then tried out a long-line coat. But I hated the complete look with that beige trench coat. So, instead I threw in my favorite piece of the whole look: My oh so awesome statement jacket.

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To carry along with the the color-block theme, I decided to complete the look with black sheer tights, my go-to Black and gold booties for a nice glam-touch and a matching black and gold purse.

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There is something bold and assertive about thick black stripes, that just elevated the whole outfit! So to spice it all up, I added a cool dome hat. Put on my Versace sunnies…and off we went!

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For some, minimalist fashion is a bit too cold, as it tends to lack rich tones! But quite frankly, this neutral look definitely brought a lot of warmth to my day, and I looooooved it! I hope you did too.

Don’t forget to leave your feedback. Like, share, comment, whatever it is, lets keep the fun rolling!
Have a blissful Christmas celebration, and happy holidays! 🎄🎄🎄💫

 

 

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Subtle Effortless Chic

Hi loves,

What do you all think about a little fashionista insight for this awesome Tuesday? That sounds good to me. So well, let’s dive in.

Here is a peak at one of my favorite looks, reconstructed for a less formal occasion. I am a big fan of formal-wear kind of “office-y”, and I wanted to keep that touch without overdressing it, and just trying to tone it down a bit. That’s why I opted for a pair of ripped white jeans!

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And that grid mesh bodysuit? Simply gorgeous. It just elevates the whole outfit. Then I threw a peachy-nude boyfriend blazer to bring everything together.

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Below are a couple of the pieces from my outfit (or similar versions):

Tell me what you think, what’s you go to look? Comment below, like, share, do it all 😜💋

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