One of my favorite items in my closet is a sequins skirt from Forever21+. I really wish I could say I didn’t love Forever 21+, since they really give no advert love to the curvy community, but I do. Because this sequins skirt is such a “stand out” garment I’ve only worn it twice. I thought I would show you guys how to style one piece in several different ways. I confess, I am that girl you talk about because she’s rocking the same pair of jeans to every event. I am a creature of habit. I digress.
I’m not gonna lie, I haven’t shopped at Kmart since I was a teenager. I grew up in a small town in Maryland and my mother was focused on her budget. So when I got a last minute invite to the Kmart Fashion Love Your Style Blogger Brunch I was a bit skeptical. But I love fashion beyond words and I figured that it would give me another bonding opportunity with my fellow curvy bloggeristas.
After watching the trailer for Dark Girls I was left with many questions about the Black American culture. Are we really that racist with each other? Do young black girls really wish to be lighter or more importantly, white? Are black men aiding in our self esteem issues by gawking and praising the exotic look? That last question was a stretch but these are all questions that I’ve posed inside my social circle. Continue reading →
Have you noticed that the way we are communicating is changing? Drastically and rapidly. I don’t even watch TV anymore. All of the “breaking news” of the world I get from the popular internet search engines, my favorite blogs, and of course Twitter. So naturally your favorite brands are reaching out to consumers in a whole new way. Gone are the days of clipping coupons and insert social currency. Continue reading →
Since I know you all love me and my little blog, I know you won’t mind nominating my blog for a Black Weblog Award. The awards highlight some of the best in blogging in the black community. With the recent upgrade of my blog, name change, and design – I think Gorgeous In Grey is THE BLOG TO WATCH.
I know you agree too so here’s what I need you to do. It’s really simple. Just click here and scroll down to the end of the form and enter my web address under “Blog To Watch” (it’s the last entry before new categories) and then click enter! Continue reading →