#NSale; Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Many brick and mortar stores are currently facing challenges to keep their business alive and growing. In the first six months of this year, retailers announced plans to close more than 5,300 stores. However, the Seattle-based department store Nordstrom doesn’t seem to have that problem. It’s the retailer’s biggest, most important sale of the year: the anniversary sale. […]

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Steve Madden Carabu Sandal in Black; Harlem

Whole Foods is coming to Harlem.  You know what that means, right?  This New York City enclave steeped in African American history and culture is changing before our eyes. Since my millennial Channing moved to this northern section of New York City borough of Manhattan last year, I’ve explored first-hand the look and feel of this once […]

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Alzheimer's; Brain Diet; Mind Food

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. While there is not a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease yet, there are ways to a ensure that your brain is healthier and better-functioning. So, let’s explore the ways we can boost our brain power. To start, what exactly is Alzheimer’s? According to the Alzheimer’s Disease and Association, Alzheimer’s is […]

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Jon James Agency; Chico's

Anybody remember my buzz and excitement about going to the casting agency in New York City in April?  That occasion conjured up memories of my experience in a 2010 Estroven print advertisement.  It also brought dreams of stylists, makeup artists and what will I wear in the fall campaign to the forefront.  Screech, stop, and hold […]

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Are Chic and Sustainable Mutually Exclusive; Laura Tanzer

Are chic and sustainable mutually exclusive?  Recently, award-winning designer Laura Tanzer emailed me to see if I was interested in selecting one item to share on my blog.  Laura is known for her modern and sustainable fashions. This blogger’s dream is to experience custom eco-friendly clothing.   How did the environmental movement evolve to include sustainable fashion? Well, let’s […]

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