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    The Blacker the Berry

    There is so much to be said about self love and self acceptance. There is also much to be said about representation for ALL PEOPLE. Growing up as a darker brown-skinned,…

  • Grrrl Life

    Mommyhood x2

    On February 13, my husband and I became parents for the second time. We welcomed our second girl, Elise, into the world after a quick, but intense labor! She arrived 9…

  • Art Life My Work

    19FIFTYTHREE Has a Home!

    This past year has been a creative whirlwind! Design, the White House, Festivals, brand launching! Whew! After a year of saying yes to EVERY creative opportunity that passed my way, I…

  • Inspiration Life Sounds

    Where’s Your Crown?

    This is the question that Rapsody asks on her latest ‘Crown’ EP – “Where’s Your Crown?”. Yesterday was the Women’s March and also Rapsody’s birthday. Fitting day to celebrate women as both…

  • Life

    Blogging for Foodie Annapolis

    Last March, I started blogging for Foodie Annapolis. As a Principal Designer for the Symmetry Agency, this was a natural progression. Symmetry was responsible for developing the brand for the blog and we still work…

  • Life My Work

    2016: A Year in Review

    Dear 2016, parts of you were amazing and parts of you were really sucky! Losing some of my personal heroes was hard. The election; well, let’s not talk about it. Still…

  • Life My Work

    19FIFITYTHREE Is Up!

    A Long Road! It has been a long and amazing road to 19FIFTYTHREE (19FT)! The original concept around 19FT was to create a streetwear brand for the mid-atlantic tomboy. After collecting inspiration, I found…

  • Life

    Dear Marc Jacobs. I Come in Peace.

    Dear Marc Jacobs, I am huge fan of your work. I am a black woman. I am a lover of art and fashion. The situation that you are currently in with…