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The best part of having my own platform is the ability to feature some of the most interesting and dynamic people I know. Say hello to one of the most interesting people in my world, my sister, Shana Eutsay. Shana is one of my baby sisters. I have six sisters in total. Yeah it’s as fun as that sounds.

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All of my sisters are so unique and interesting I can’t wait for you all to get to know them. They all have their own distinct look, style, and sense of fashion. The one thing we all share is beauty (inside and out) and BRAINS!! Shana may have the franchise in the brains department; at a minimum the fortitude it takes to pursue a doctorate degree.

Yes ya’ll, we’ll have a doctor in the family pretty soon! I’m not calling her Dr. Eutsay we’ve established this in advance…lol Ok maybe once just so I don’t seem like a total hater. In all seriousness Shana is one of the most determined, intelligent, compassionate, and loving humans I know. She’s a certified goofball, always the life of the party. But she is as committed as a general to her ministry, family, friends and education.

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OBSESSED WITH OCESSORIES

Why am I obsessed with Ocessories?! It’s simple they are the chicest, most stylish, affordable arm candy on the market, PERIOD! Since you’re here, I’m guessing you value my opinion so trust me when I say you can’t go wrong picking up a set of these beautiful beaded bracelets.

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In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month aka Pink-tober, Ocessories is honoring all the warriors who are fighting the fight against breast cancer with a special set of bracelets; the Owareness set. Om is all in y’all! She dyed her hair PINK; now that’s what I call committment!!! Get yours today!!! Let’s kick cancer’s butt!!!

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I am also thrilled to share the Q&A between me and my girl, Omenisia Evans; owner of Ocessories. Omenisia and I have been friends since high school. Om (what her franns call her), is THEE definition of a M.I.L.F (Mom I’d Like To Follow). She is an educator, published author, boss babe, girl ceo; she is every word that describes a visionary entrepreneur. Needless to say I’m a big fan and cheerleader. I’m beyond excited to share this with you all. Without further ado, let’s get into this Q&A.

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Fall Fashion: Target Style

I was beyond excited to stumble upon Target’s 20 Years of Design for All collection. Boy oh boy did I stumble. Much to my chagrin I almost missed it. My dear sweet co-worker Jessica had to inform me Target was even doing this; totally almost missed this. And what exactly did they do, you ask?!

Ok, so, do you guys remember when Target started doing collaborations with high-end designers like Isaac Mizrahi, Tracy Reese, Marchesa Notte, Leila Rose and Jason Wu (just to name a few)?! Here’s a little trip down memory lane if you’re out of the loop.

This time around Target decided to celebrate their collaborative genius in a collection dubbed 20 Years of Design for All.  The collection includes exclusive pieces from some of your favorite “high-end” designers.

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Fall Looks… Bold Plaids… Cool Sneakers

Soooooooo Mother Nature hasn’t got the memo that Fall is approaching. She can’t let go either… my girl! While we wait for the weather to break here’s a little something to get the season started. Let me be clear I’m a summer baby. Needless to say I am thoroughly enjoying this Indian Summer but we gotta get into these Fall looks even if the temperature is still in the 80s.

We wanted to do a little something different with this look. We shot at night and gave you two different ways to style this look.

We decided to give you guys a little bit of the “this or that” inspo with heels vs sneaks.

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Wear the sneakers on your way to work. Wear the heels while you’re WERKING IT 😉.

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Working Women Wednesday

Hey guys, I realized I haven’t left you with any wear to work inspo in awhile. Here’s a little somethin for the working women in my world.

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I had a completely different shoot location planned for this look. My local fire department ruined it. Our local fire station has a beautiful red chair/bench in the front of the building, perfect for this look right?! Right! Of course the day we decide to shoot this look there’s a big stupid fire engine in front of my chair. I stalked this fire house weekly to see how often they pull out the fire engine and ambulance housed inside; that is to say for washing and maintenance. Obviously there’s no way I could tell when an emergency would occur.

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We’re Wearing White After Labor Day!!!

Summer is fading away but I still wanted to share this look with you all. I hesitated sharing this look for a micro second. I almost gave credence to the style rule about not wearing white after labor. I mean is that a thing anymore. The growing consensus is NO! We don’t follow the rules around here anyway, right?!

Most people have no idea where this foolishness came from. Some say it came out of a cultural necessity to mark the change of the seasons with a change in our style of dress. The day after Labor Day than became the benchmark. The idea was that we were going back to business. It’s time to put the linen dresses and leisure suits of summer away. No need for shorts and sun dresses; school’s back in session and it’s back to the basics. Back to neutrals, grays, blacks, and browns. It’s time to Fall back, pun intended. Essentially ditching your white duds meant re-entry into normalcy.

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SUMMER AINT OVER JUST YET! Part Three-The Vessel

Summer ain’t over but it’s definitely winding down. Is it me or is it already getting darker earlier?! I’m not ready for the dreariness that is the fall and winter months. I love me some sunshine! I definitely live in the wrong part of the world. New mission try and figure out how I can get closer to the equator. With the Amazon burning we all but doomed; just kidding… a little. You guys didn’t come here for all that, let’s get into this look already, am I right?!

As we make the transition to Fall I thought I’d give you a little bit of that confused California Girl with a trench coat with shorts vibe. Am I hot or am I cold?! I don’t know, I’m so confused…lol I kid, I kid. This is the conversation I imagine people have with themselves when they pair the two. In actuality we’re just in between seasons trying to make it werk right?! I’m gonna go with that.

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