Marching Against Police Violence

The Fashionesta, National March Against Police Violence, Washington DC, race, culture

It has become a piece of lore within my family’s history.  With our roots in Washington, DC tracing as far back as four generations (at least), the merge of various sociopolitical and cultural climates have often been visible—either peripherally or intimately—through snapshots of my family history.  The piece of lore which I am referring to […]

“You Send Me” – Sam Cooke

The Fashionesta, Warby Parker Ames frames, Aldo earrings, leather jacket, Madewell silk blouse

Glasses: Warby Parker | Earrings: Aldo | Blouse: Madewell | Necklace: Laila Rowe | Pants: Silence + Noise | Watch: c/o Caravelle | Shoes: Shoemint | Photos by Quinnton Harris Happy Monday, loves! I’ve been away from the site for a while and I am so excited to be back! So, first things first: no, I didn’t cut my hair. Well, I did get a trim to clean up […]

Warby Parker Home Try-On

The Fashionesta, Warby Parker Home Try-On, Coley crystal frames

Glasses: Warby Parker | Blazer: Madewell (similar) | Necklace: c/o Capwell & Co. | Top: Francesca’s | Jeans: Gap | Bag: Vintage | Watch: c/o Caravelle | Shoes: Deena + Ozzy | Photos by Ashley Powers I hope you all are enjoying the start of fall as much as I am! (Insert autumn leaves emoji here.) Autumn is, by far, my favorite season of the year. And since the days will soon be […]

Flare Magazine Feature

Flare, fashion, The Fashionesta, feature

Happy Friday, loves! Have you ever wondered about what I do outside of this blog? Well, one of my friends and M.A. classmates, Stephanie Herold, has written a great piece in Flare on Fashion Studies as an academic discipline in graduate schools. As you’ll find, there are more avenues to studying fashion than solely that […]