Category Archives: Fall Style

Friday Flashback: Pink+Awareness+Survival

imageAs I prepared to meet my sister-friends for dinner last night, I couldn’t help but to choose my hot pink J.Crew sweater. As you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  For most of us, the fight to find a cure is very close to our hearts and lives.



While I know many survivors of breast cancer, I have also known young and energetic  women who have lost their fight with this disease.

I’m currently praying for a close friend & sorority sister who has recently been diagnosed.  She is strong, fit, beautiful and very blessed that her cancer was detected early, through a mammogram screening.  We know that she will be a survivor and will be able to inspire others to fight. God is guiding her journey and the journey of many others who have to face this diagnosis.

FACT: 1 out of 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer.  The survival rate for early detection is 98% while the survival rate for those diagnosed later on is only 27%.

So, while I love this pink sweater that I wore yesterday, it is more than a fashion statement.  It is for awareness, hope, healing, prayer, and blessings. I hope that it inspires you to get your mammogram.  Don’t forget to encourage your friends and family to get theirs too. I am scheduled for my first one at the end of this month. I will no longer procrastinate.



For information on statistics, types of testing, programs, or how to help, click HERE.


Have a blessed Sunday!


Shop the Look…

Pink J.Crew sweater, HERE 

Dark, modern fit (and OMG super comfortable), Ann Taylor jeans, HERE

Calf-hair kitten heels, J.Crew, HERE

Pearls from Target, HERE | clutch, old & thrifted | Floral scarf from H&M, HERE

Enjoy some other stylish ladies, HERE

Poncho & AMAZON Giveaway


That was my reaction when I got this poncho from Amazon.


Since it’s my birthday month, I thought, one for me and one for you!

To enter my giveaway for a $50 AMAZON giftcard, see entry details at the end of the post.

This poncho is under $20 so you’ll have extra left for more shopping!


Wearing it with a belt gave it a little sass & waist cinch.

This is good item for when the weather is transitioning.

It’s one-size fits all. I’m usually skeptical about that but this works.

It also comes in other colors.  FullSizeRender-22


(for US residents only)

You can enter via my Instagram page, HERE or Facebook, HERE

Closes at 11:59pm on Wednesday, March 9th.

Winner announced Thursday, March 10th.

Good luck & thank you for stopping by!


See what other fashionistas are wearing today, HERE

Casual Weekend Style


Didn’t it feel like the longest week ever? Whoah! LOL.

We’re almost at the weekend. Enjoy it with style.

We’re going to finally have some decent weather in the DC area and I can’t wait to be out and about. I wanted to share this recent look with you. I hope it inspires you to use some of your chambray pieces, like my shirt-dress, year round. Just add a seasonal piece like this to-die-for cropped vest for extra style.


Shop my Alfani, bolero furry vest, HERE, for under $100!

Shop similar items from the entire look below…