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me + kellz r meeting amina in the city to go fabric shopping today. so while waiting for kelly to get here, i took some pics…

i call this my vintage-afrikan-around-the-way-girl look. lol

sweatshirt- discus athletics (i could live in this sweatshirt)

shorts- bitter

leggings- american apparel

boots- timberland

coat- vintage

glasses- vintage

earring- thrift

scarf- naKIMuli

bangles- naKIMuli (coming soon)

rings- thrift; gifts

today is my granma’s birrthday, she turns 82. wow, imagine living for 82 yrs…

i don’t know but i started thinking about my bday this past nov 22. and i remembered that i forgot to post the pics. then i thought, my sis has all the better pics of me + my close friends at my brunch. and of course she still has not emailed them to me! damn her! lol (i still luv u tia!) so i will just so u a few of the pics i have.

my outfit. i represented for both my labels. lol

top: urban outfitters

pants: vintage

shoes: vintage

denim chain: naKIMuli

scarf: naKIMuli

cardigan: shanae

jewelry: vintage + gifts +thrift

and i topped it off with a vintage cape. speaking of vintage capes, have 1 i need to put in the store for sale…

i made everyone who came to my bday brunch cowl scarves in their fav colors.

my girl lori bought me a vegan cupcake. :)

me acting silly. and my sis tia. where my pics at huh? lol

and earlier that day…

uncle jimmy came by + bought me flowers + had a TOTAL stranger sing happy birthday with him. lol gotta luv uncle jimmy…

one of my best girl friends daizy came by with her baby shilo. me + daze go way back, all the way to 1st grade!

daizy + uncle jimmy + shilo uncle jimmy made that shirt w/ a pic of himself + a roller skate. don’t ask questions. lmao

my in front of my house…it was a good bday.

my outfit for eutopia’s party

i should already be there by now…but i wanted to put the pics up b4 i left…and i have a slight headache…and i had to make my tulle bow headband. lol but i am so excited to party tonite. just gonna have to man woman up + get ready to have fun.

blouse: vintage (thrift)

skirt: shanae

tights: berkshire (the best control top everrrr!)

shoes: nine west

headband: naKIMuli

jewelry: vintage (thrift)

this is the 1st time i will be wearing my leopard print coat. had it for about 3+ yrs now but never got around to wearing it.  guess cuz the buttons need to be repaired:

i spent today running around trying to find buttons but they were soooo pricey! like $4-5 for ONE button + i need EIGHT!!! (there r 2 buttons in the back.) so guess i will be wearing them as is. lol

let me go. gotta meet a friend of mine to take the train…

my arms look mad stiff in this pic, right? lol

anyway, about to go out on this cloudy day + buy some fabric real quick then come back home to have lunch w/one of my close friends, christine; she missed the brunch on sunday. then gotta finish hemming eutopia’s dress for her par-tay manana nite. will post pics of the dress soon. and i just bought all this music on i-tunes cuz my girl monica bought me a gift card for my bday. so far, today seems like it is gonna be a good day. :)

dress: vintage (thrift)

top: unknown

scarf: shanae

tights: berkshire

shoes: nine west

earrings: vintage (thrift)

glasses: vintage

rings: gifts + thrift

november is an interesting month.

1st, of course, is my bday, which is TOMORROW by the way. but usually around this time of yr, it is either really cold or really warm. tomorrow, i am happy that it is gonna be in the middle, perfect fall weather. already got my bday outfit picked out, will post tomorrow, and am looking forward to having brunch with the girls (+ 1 guy. lol)

sweater: vintage

tee: unknown

arm warmers/sleeves: shanae

shorts: american apparel

shoes: nine west (my bday present- thanx mom!)

tights: hue

earrings: vintage (another bday present- thanx tammi!)

glasses: vintage

rings: gifts + thrift

i definitely woke up on the wrong side of the bed today. so what do u do to get out of a funky mood? while i was crying my eyes out to my friend euni over the phone (thanx girl!), she suggested i do something that will make me happy. so i got dressed cuz clothes make me happy. lol gonna go take pics around my neighborhood, buy some spaghetti sauce, and make a great lunch for myself!

cardigan: vintage

dress: thrift (vintage)

braided cowl scarf: shanae (coming soon)

cowl scarf: naKIMuli

earrings: vintage

rings: thrift + gifts

about to run to walgreens real quick (and starbucks) to get some yellow eye shadow (and a chai tea latte w/soy milk.) my hair is still wet from washing + twisting it this morning. pray i won’t get sick.

top: corey lynn calter

leggings: naKIMuli

boots: thrift (vintage)

blazer: agnes b.

earrings: thrift (vintage)

i am so happy! i got new shoes today! i really wanted to get another pair but they were too expensive. (the tax would have killed me!) so i checked out aldo.com + found these pair ON SALE! they were $84.98 earlier this week. then when i went to purchase them today, they were $59.98!!! i was the happiest person evaaaaa!!! these shoes r gonna complete my halloween costume nicely! never thought i would ever say this but thank goodness i had a bad day yesterday cuz the plan was to go out + get them. but i was too moody to leave the house. another story for another day. all is well now. :)

top: thrift (vintage)

pants: thrift (vintage)

socks: 99 cents store

shoes: aldo

scarf: naKIMuli

earrings: thrift (vintage)

glasses: vintage

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also got some new pairs of socks last wk + i <3 them.

just came home from the movies. saw the informant. cute movie. glad i am able to escape for a while. it is always good to get away from the madness. thought my brain was about to explode with all the ideas i have + the things i gotta get done. but i left the theater relaxed. listening to miles davis&#8217;s kind of blue. feeling calm. and ready to work. :)
scarf: naKIMuli
top: gap
blazer: agnes b.
pants: thrift (vintage)
shoes: thrift (vintage)
belt: vintage
glasses: vintage
bag: urban outfitters
jewelry: vintage/gifts

just came home from the movies. saw the informant. cute movie. glad i am able to escape for a while. it is always good to get away from the madness. thought my brain was about to explode with all the ideas i have + the things i gotta get done. but i left the theater relaxed. listening to miles davis’s kind of blue. feeling calm. and ready to work. :)

scarf: naKIMuli

top: gap

blazer: agnes b.

pants: thrift (vintage)

shoes: thrift (vintage)

belt: vintage

glasses: vintage

bag: urban outfitters

jewelry: vintage/gifts

found a little bit of time in between sewing + running to the post office to squeeze a couple or garments for the challenge in. it is not even finished but i just wanted to give u guys a taste. ;)

DAY 4: denice tee

it is a very basic tee…

except…

it has a back cutout. yummy.

i must admit, it was hard leaving this tee simple..but the denise tee is a great tee to have cuz it is so basic, you can dress up, down, + accessorize how you wish. here is how i chose to style it:

top: nakIMuli

skirt: naKIMuli

shoes: jeffrey campbell

scarf: naKIMuli

chain: naKIMuli

arm sleeves: naKIMuli

belt: thrift

brooch: thrift (vintage)

jewelry: thrift (vintage) and gifts

omg! my whole outfit is made by me! lol didn’t even notice that…

i made the denim arm sleeves back in 2003 + just happened to look in my closet just now + thought, maybe i should upt them on…

that’s what the fabric store clerk called me. lol he said it was a good thing. i think i believe him. guess i have to take his word for it.

top: thermal

shorts: unknown

cardigan: vintage

jacket: thrift (vintage)

tights: hue

shoes: miz mooz

scarf: naKIMuli

belt: thrift

sunglasses: ao

bracelets: thrift, vintage

rings: gifts

and no, that is not me trying to do a model stance; i almost fell trying to look in the mirror. :)