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This is 40: 5 Reflections on Love and Life in Nigerian Designer Tope FNR Crystal Mesh Dress, Flaunt ALT Earrings, and Jennifer Le Glaciar Pumps

So on January 12th, I celebrated my 40th Birthday!!! Celebrating a milestone birthday during Quarantine is not ideal, but I felt allll the love through my phone!! I had a wonderful day full of flowers and gifts, topped off by a birthday dinner (outside) with some of my oldest friends. I am headed somewhere warm tomorrow to continue the celebration! As I reflect on my FORTY YEARS ON THIS EARTH (OMG), I have 5 lessons I’ve learned that I’d love…

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Claire’s Fall Closet Cleanse: See What’s New on Poshmark (Stuart Weitzman, Giuseppe Zanotti) + Read On For My Rules for Shopping!

Look, I know I have nowhere to go. I know we are still largely on lockdown. But that doesn’t stop me from wanting Fall sweaters, new boots, and jackets for the imaginary get togethers in the future! Though I have ‘splurged’ in the past, I have learned over the years to adhere to the ‘one in, one out’ rule. In the spirit of “out with the old and in with the new,” behold a few items I just listed on…

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5 Things Designers Can Do to Enhance Their Brand: Gifting, Showing Appreciation, Marketing, and More + Book a Consultation with Claire!

As the owner of a Fashion Website, I interact frequently with many members of the industry, and aside from stylists, I interact the most with designers! Over the years, I have watched many thrive, thanks to some wonderful practices that should not be overlooked or undervalued! Here are some tips I’ve gleaned from my observations: Invest in Marketing and Branding Presentation is everything. We all see the difference between an item that might be on a hanger vs. the same…

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The Art of Letting Go: You Have to Give Up What You’re Comfortable With To Make Room For More

It might be human nature to operate out of a mindset of scarcity. In my earlier years, I’ll admit, I had hoarding tendencies! I held on to everything: clothes, shoes, papers, books, even if I didn’t like, need, or use them anymore. Then one day, I picked up the book The Courage to Be Rich by Suze Orman (recommended reading). In Chapter 3, entitled the Courage to Make Room for More Money, Orman tells readers to simply get rid of…

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Rejection is GOD’s Protection: Chatting 2020 BET Awards Style in Haus of Shea White Feathered Bejeweled Blazer Dress + Sneely Jewelry

Last night, I had the distinct pleasure to go LIVE on @FashionBombDaily‘s Instagram to discuss BET Awards style with celebrity stylists I love and admire, Ty Hunter, June Ambrose, and EJ King: These are people who help bring the fashion and flair to some of the biggest celebrities in the world: Beyonce, Jay Z, and Megan the Stallion to name a few. Chatting with these uber talented individuals who have become friends is my definition of a dream job, as…

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