“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 […]

“All We Ask” – Donnie McClurkin

The Fashionesta, plaid Gap shirt, Charming Charlie sunglasses, BDG denim shorts, La Mer Watch, Aldo earrings, natural hair

Earrings: Aldo | Sunglasses: Charming Charlie | Shirt: Gap | Shorts: BDG | Watch: c/o La Mer Collections | Bracelet: c/o The Brave Collection | Rings: heirlooms | Bag: vintage | Photos by Ashley Powell Summer is winding down to a close and I must admit that I am ready to welcome the cooler months with open arms (We’ll revisit this when I’m shivering from the frigid temps of winter, haha). As a […]