You’re Invited to My J. Jill Compassion Fund Styling Event for Sarah’s Circle!

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“Dress for success.” “Clothes make the man.” There are many clichés about clothing, and so many of them are tired but true to some degree. What you wear creates a perception about who you are and your clothes carry you through life. I’m not even necessarily talking about style and flair, here – I’m speaking […]

Chicago! Come To My Microsoft Store Meet and Greet This Thursday Afternoon!

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In 2012, I had the opportunity to host an intimate dinner party launching the Microsoft Surface in Chicago. It was a lovely evening and this new device was like nothing else on the market at the time. So unique. So cool. So colorful! I loved it right away. Flash forward to 2014 and the Surface […]

Shoutout To My Glam Squad! What I Wore to the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon

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Getting me ready for the red carpet and my first official correspondent gig was a journey in itself. It was fun and glamorous every step of the way. For an opportunity like this, I didn’t want to leave anything to chance. I put myself in the capable hands of my glam squad, from Chicago to […]

Inside my Target ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood 2014 Red Carpet Experience

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Last week, I went to Los Angeles to be the official red carpet correspondent for Target at the 2014 Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon. I can’t begin to tell you how exciting it was, or how much I learned from the experience. You see, I’m a writer and I’m a very stereotypical Pisces. I […]

I’m Your Official Target Red Carpet Correspondent For 2014’s Essence Black Women in Hollywood!

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In 2012, when I attended my first Essence Black Women in Hollywood event, I felt so nervous, and so out of place. I felt underdressed and unprepared and awkward, while surrounded by Hollywood’s elite. Luvvie and I were in awe of everything. I expressed that feeling of awkwardness and not belonging to awesome actress Yvette […]

Cover FX Came to Chicago! Inside My Sephora Find Your Shade Event

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  It was a bleak, rainy, miserable Chicago autumn day but still SO many of my wonderful friends and readers and social media followers came out to Sephora to my Cover FX Find Your Shade event last week. I so appreciate everyone who came out, despite the weather! You guys rock! The event was all […]

Black Girls Rock 2013! Was All About Beauty And Inspiration

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This post is sponsored by COVERGIRL!  Last night BET aired the annual Black Girls Rock! awards and I was SO thoroughly entertained and inspired. I’m so taken with Beverly Bond’s creation. Her organization goes so much further beyond glitz and glamour. It’s about reaching back and lifting up our sisters, it’s about recognizing our accomplishments […]