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Maxi Dresses Are Way Cooler in the Fall

Maxi Dresses Are Way Cooler in the Fall

If the term “maxi dress” reminds you of flip-flops and only wearing one outfit on a five-day vacation, well, fair. But don’t be fooled into thinking that full-length dresses can’t be staples in your fall wardrobe, too.They’re the ideal transitional pieces (especially if long sleeves are included, which is pretty common at this time of year) because you still get the breezy feel of a dress, but more coverage. And the conservative cut means they’ll work for most office dress codes. Maxi dresses also just so happen to be very trendy at the moment, popping up left and right in...

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LETS PURGE YOUR CLOSET & FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR WARDROBE AGAIN

LETS PURGE YOUR CLOSET & FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR WARDROBE AGAIN

After the holidays and at the start of a new year, everyone is talking about purging, decluttering, and cleaning out, and September brings much of the same zeal for organizing and decluttering. Along with back to school season comes that same feeling of a fresh start.    STEP 1: EMPTY OUT YOUR CLOSET. Yes. Take everything out, down to the bare walls. Do NOT skip this step. Taking everything out at once is first step to style clarity. Make sure to gather your clothing from all areas of the house — laundry, storage, etc. Don’t skip anything. Try on anything you haven’t worn recently...

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Love Your Body! Body Confidence While Losing Weight

Love Your Body! Body Confidence While Losing Weight

  Remember Aaliyah Age Ain't Nothing But A Number? That’s how I feel about the size of the garments in my closet. Being a boutique owner educates you quickly that all sizes do not match up. Example: Torrid’s size 18 fits different than Forever 21’s size 18. All manufactures/distributors use different size measurements.  I hear so many stories about ladies cutting tags out of clothing because they had to buy a size up or refusing to purchase the size that fits because it doesn’t match a number in their head. A number on the scale or on a tag means...

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4 Types of False Lashes You Should Know About

4 Types of False Lashes You Should Know About

BY: ESSENCE.COM/ALEXIS WEBB This article originally appeared on Essence. For more stories like this, visit essence.com. There are times when you want the eyes to play a bigger role in your makeup look and mascara just won’t do the trick! False eyelashes are a quick fix that'll take your beat from mediocre to glamorous in an instant and thankfully, there are plenty of options to choose from. Before deciding on the type of falsies you want to enhance your look, consider the shape of your eyes. For smaller eyes, lashes should generally be more spread out and wispy. Those with larger set eyes can...

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Stylishly Wear Denim on Denim

Stylishly Wear Denim on Denim

The Fashion Code to pulling off the look is balance. Break up your all-over denim ensemble with classic staples like a white t-shirt or blue oxford. Also try pairing a lighter wash top with a darker bottom or look for denim pieces with exciting details, like fun embellishments. Here are five ways to wear denim on denim like a true fashion IT girl. LOOK FOR LUXE ACCENTS An embellished denim jacket adds an element of texture to your standard Canadian tuxedo. Pair with an equally bedazzled top. PLAY WITH ACCESSORIES A denim scarf is an unexpected, yet fashion forward, extra. Make...

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