Red, White and Blue

With 4th of July comes not only a time to celebrate our Independence Day, but a time most share creating memories with family and friends at the beach, cookouts and more! Just incase you are thinking about what to wear, check out a few of my hand picked favorite patriotic pieces that are sure to show not only how stylish you are, but how much you love your country too! 😜


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Nordstrom Billabong $54.99


Nordstrom Crossover Clutch $25

Nordstrom Socialite $75


Nordstrom Birkenstock “Madrid” Sandal $29.95

Nordstrom Trixxi Romper $45


Nordstrom Kate Spade Cameron Street Shoulder bag $199


Nordstrom Vince Camuto Evel Sandal $69.50


Zara Premium Collection Dress $49.50


Zara Striped Skirt $39.99

Zara Halter Top $25.99


Zara Bow Skort $22.99


Zara Skinny Jeans $29.90

Target Xhilaration top $17.99; matching bottom $14.99

Target Missimo embroider top $19.99; matching bottom $19.99 


Target Mossimo seersucker halter one piece $39.99


Target Sea Angel plus size maillot one piece $44.99


Target Clean Water Stars and Stripes wrap one piece $39.99

Red Red Wine

Ok so I’m not a drinker, but I love the color of red wine (and the song lol)! In other words, I love a deep red color. Growing up my mother always wore her favorite lipstick called “wine.” When I was old enough,  to wear make up I naturally wanted to wear her wine colored lipstick too!

I thought that the color looked so good on me that I wore it every chance I got. I even had a roommate in college have an intervention because I wore one particular wine colored turtle neck sweater too much! 😁 As I have gotten older,  I have tried to wear other shades of red,  however nothing compares or looks as good as red red wine.

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What is your favorite shade of red?

Cardigan Sweater, Tank, Jewlery, Leopard Jeggings and Boots-Nordstrom

Summer Nights

The other night I got the pleasure to hear my husband speak at an event downtown called “Motivate.” The event was great because it brought people in the community together on all levels. There was singing, dancing, poetry, vendors of all kinds and my favorite motivational speaker, my hubby. Of course once the show was over and the mingling was done, it was time to take some pictures! Since it was downtown I couldn’t resist, plus I have been wanting some new scenery so why not add a little graffiti in the background for some edge right? 🙂 Thanks for the pictures Kettia they came out great!

SN: I love this outfit! Anytime your wearing the color red, coral and orange especially on darker skin tones it makes a bold and beautiful statement! I also love this top because of the ruching and the ability to hide the “extra” in the middle! LOL

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Ruched Top, Ankle Pants & Jewelry (expect for black cuff bracelet)-Nordstrom/ Cuff Braclet-Forever21/Shoe Bottie-Payless/Handbag-Steve Madden/ Man in the suit-my husband 🙂

Buy of the Week- BP. Faux Suede Panel Satchel

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Oh my look what I just found! I just love this satchel from Nordstrom! This bag is sure to keep you in style this fall as well as hold everything you need at arms length, plus who doesn’t want a bag that can be converted into a crossbody? Hurry though, this is an online exclusive apart of Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale,  which ends on August 4th! Currently $38.90 and after sale $59.

Measurements: 10 ½”W x 11 ½”H x 5″D with a 20″ – 24″ crossbody strap drop. Color: Oxblood

Celebrity Pick of the Week-Scarlett Johansson

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Talk about a lady in red! Scarlett looked amazing in her 2 piece pant suit by Michael Kors earlier this week while promoting her movie, Captin America: The Winter Soldier in Paris. I love this updated modern menswear look featuring black lapel collarless jacket and ankle cropped slim pant. I think the added open toe metallic sandals gave it the perfect touch! Wait, did you see her clutch? OMG got to have it! Her look is not only bold, but beautiful and she has it down packed!

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Celeb Pick of the Week-Lupita Nyong’o

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Ok so it should be no surprise who my favorite “Celeb Pick of the Week” was! This beautiful lady did her thing on the red carpet of the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday. Even though she didn’t win a globe for her film 12 Years A Slave, she did pick up Best Supporting Actress from the Annual Critics Choice Movie Awards just a couple of days ago! I am so proud of Lupita and all of her accomplishments thus far and truly believe this is just the beginning for her. Keep inspiring us Lupita! Her designer red cape gown was by Ralph Lauren.

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