2015

Retro Rave In SimplyBe Denim Collection

This may seem surprising, but I’ve never worn SimplyBe before. I know, as a blogger I should have tried the SimplyBe brand by now right, but this weekend I caught up on everything I was missing. I took SimplyBe’s denim collection out for a spin this weekend and let’s just say, I’ve been missing out!

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Floral Skirt, A Must!

While I know that I am a true lover of floral, I find it weird that I’ve never owned a floral skirt! The minute I noticed, I had to make a quick change to my closet.

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Maxin’ and Relaxin’

Summer is coming to an end, and while I personally don’t care for the hotter months, I know I will surely miss maxi dress season. While you can still wear maxis year ’round there’s nothing more comfortable than throwing on a easy garment during summer.

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Shoulder Play in Christian Omeshun

When I first moved to Atlanta one of my first goals was to dive into the plus network here. I was invited to an event, a pop up shop, by this amazing custom designer Christian Omeshun (Ashontay). I couldn’t make it to the event, but I still reached out so that we could get to know each other.

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Head Held High, Standards Even Higher


I’ve learned so many valuable lessons this year, one of which is simply having high standards. After moving to Atlanta, I found myself picking up any random collaboration opportunities with hopes of “keeping the bills paid.” In all of my effort, and the never-ending grind of being an entrepreneur, I learned that, even if it’s a paid opportunity, that doesn’t mean you have to accept it.

It’s hard to resist a quick come up, or an easy dollar but remember … nothing good and long-lasting comes easy. Last week I sat back and reflected on the direction of my brand, Circa88; and as proud as I am of it I’m still not completely satisfied. Toward the end of 2016 and into early 2017 I found myself accepting mediocre collaborations with hopes of finding exponential growth and income for my brand. In the long-run I shorted myself because it produced lackluster content that I don’t want to live on my blog. Never again will I do that. Instead, I’m keeping my standards high. If a company doesn’t want to invest in premiere collaborations, their loss. I have a standard to uphold … and whoever is reading this, you should practice this too in your everyday life….

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