October 12, 2015

Lesson: How to stand out within a sea of beauty on one of the most visually stimulating days of every West Indian's calendar...CARNIVAL! 

 

Though seemingly difficult, I always admire the island flavor my people bring to their everyday runway...the streets of course & unapologetically so! ;) Here are a few of my faves.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 By this time I was jumping up too much to take clear pics as you can very well see, I...

February 6, 2015

Since moving down here to South Florida 5 years ago, I have met some wonderful individuals & families. One of my absolute favorite sister-friends is Ngozi Selassie. We met through her husband's yoga class & remain connected, she's the only one who does my hair and she really became like instant family. I have been buying hand-crafted jewelry from Ngozi for years so I figured it was time for a major shout out.

 

Mia...

January 13, 2015

Never underestimate the power of a good gemstone from a great person! Felicia Woods is the owner of Enchanted Jewelz, my favorite beading & gemstone store in South Florida and she recently gifted my boyfriend and I some of the flyyest gemstones ever. She gave me a Carnelian, which is an excellent stone for entrepreneurs as it promotes "motivation and endurance, leadership and courage" (1).

Enoche received Agate the mo...

January 6, 2015

Miami Culture Maven: Hi Loreal so nice to sit with you to talk a little about your line Goddess Fashion Factory, you know you're one of my favs in Miami. So please tell us how you got started.

Loreal Banks: Well in 2003 I got my first sewing machine & I actually started learning to se in my church. Then in 2005 I attended American Intercontinental University to study fashion marketing & fashion design. So I've been in...

January 5, 2015

Out To a dinner date with your beaux!

Noteworthy: Guatemalan Jade Earrings [www.ArtByGod.com] local

Gold Plated Stacked Rings [www.Nordstrom.com]

To Accent Your Professional Attire

Noteworthy: Burgundy Faux Fur Flats [www.Aldo.com]

Black Faux Leather Jacket [www.HM.com]

Street Style

Noteworthy: Tortoise Shell Sunglasses [www.GAP.com]

Denim Culotte Pants [www.shoplolablack.com] local!

 

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