CURLFEST 2017: Floral Romper + Fulani Braids

CURLFEST 2017 Floral Romper + Fulani Braids

It’s been some time since my last style post and I wanted to share my look from CURLFEST 2017. CURLFEST is an annual Natural Hair and Beauty event held in Prospect Park Brooklyn. Naturals from all over the world come together to celebrate the Natural Hair Community and support Black Owned Businesses. With the potential to be in photos, I chose to wear a floral romper and sneakers with Fulani...

Free in NYC: Kayaking at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Free in NYC Kayaking at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Since spending the Summer home, I’ve found some free and low-cost activities around the city; one of them being free kayaking at Brooklyn Bridge Park. From June to the end of August, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse hosts free kayaking on the East river. As soon as I heard about this activity, I was interested but missed the first opportunity. This time around, I shared a double kayak with one...

Girls Night Out for TORUK – The First Flight

Girls Night Out for TORUK - The First Flight

I was provided complimentary tickets for TORUK – The First Flight in exchange for my honest opinion. All photos are credited to Errisson Lawrence for Cirque du Soleil A few days after returning from Greece, my cousin and I continued with her birthday celebration at the Barclay’s Center for the opening night of Cirque Du Soleil’s TORUK – The First Flight. We were still adjusting to the time difference but excited about attending our first Cirque...

Wedding Prep at the Sheraton Brooklyn

Wedding Prep at the Sheraton Brooklyn

In my last post, I shared my excitement for my friend’s wedding. A few weeks before the big day, we had to make a change of venue for getting ready; our initial venue wasn’t finished with renovations so the bridal party stayed at the Sheraton Brooklyn. We chose this hotel because it was close drive to the church where the ceremony and reception was held, public transportation was walking distance,...

NYC Transit Museum

NYC Transit Museum

howsA few days before the Thanksgiving holiday, my sister and I took my nieces and nephews on a trip to the NYC Transit Museum. My nephew expressed his interest in trains and buses and it was a nice day out, so we all hopped on the train towards downtown Brooklyn. The cool thing about the NYC Transit Museum is it’s inside an old subway station. There are a number of...

Raising Cancer Awareness One Jump at a Time with Globe-athon

Globe-athon to end Women's Cancers

Labor Day weekend in NYC is when people of West Indian heritage celebrate our Caribbean culture. This year I stayed home most of the weekend but attended Kiddie’s Carnival and two after work events. Soca artist Allison Hinds joined Globe-athon in this year’s parade for a campaign encouraging women to “take care down there”. About Globe-athon Globe-athon is an international organization focused on the prevention and early detection of all gynecological...

Comfy Chic at ESSENCE Street Style Block Party

Comfy Chic at ESSENCE Street Style Block Party

In Celebration of New York Fashion Week, I attended the 2nd annual ESSENCE Street Style Block Party at the DUMBO Archway in Brooklyn. It was a day of music, art, fashion and culture, mixed with black unity. I made my way after church, meeting up with my cousin to take part in the festivities. Sponsor Chevrolet worked with new designers to create capsule collections with Trinidadian-American Designer and ESSENCE Street Style Alum,...