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Gotham Cape Blazer

Fly Product Of The Day: Gotham Cape Blazer

You don’t have to be a superhero to wear a cape. This cape blazer features a structured fit with black trims and a hook closure at front. Rock it with leather pants–special powers not included. Via Nasty Gal, $138.00

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Links de la crème: The Mad Style and Grace Weekly Roundup

I search for the best in beauty and fashion so that you don’t have to. Here’s the Mad Style and Grace Weekly Roundup, click and enjoy!   Anonymous Beauty Blogger: 3 Times You Don’t Need Makeup Beauty and Bits: 10 Beach Bag Must-Haves Hunt and Harvest: How to Wear Sweatpants to Work Lil Miss Bianca: The Ultimate Acne Face Chart…

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Fly Product Of The Day: Jeffrey Campbell Garza Bootie

You know how they say, “See and be seen”?– yeah, it’s pretty much just about being seen. In these shoes. Stat.  They’re insane– a genuine leather bootie with cutouts, reflective metallic heel, and hollow metallic sole. By Jeffrey Campbell. Via NastyGal, $220.00

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Christian Louboutin’s New Nail Polish Brings His Famous Red Soles To Your Fingers

This line of nail polishes is not for the Sally Hansen girl. The girl who is shelling out $50 for a bottle of Christian Louboutin nail polish is a girl who loves luxury. The Christian Louboutin nail polish boasts the highest percentage of pigment in the industry and an eye-catching bottle that will become the centerpiece of one’s vanity table….

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Roland Mouret x Banana Republic

I’m so excited about this collaboration! Roland Mouret makes a mean jumpsuit. His designs are form-fitting, flattering, and expertly tailored-goodness. From asymmetric wool-crepe tops to full-length satin gowns, I love his designs. If I had somewhere special to go, I would throw on a Roland Mouret jumpsuit in a heartbeat. Come August 7th, Roland Mouret is bringing his designs to…


Grace: the free and unmerited favor of God

Dear Jada, Keep Ya Head Up

Jada, for some reason we are living in a time when males are hell bent on disrespecting women. Men and boys are being taught that it is okay to be a disrespectful asshole. This happens because assholes are what we as a culture now celebrate. Society rewards the losers and the lames. They will be rewarded by other women who…

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#np “Make Me Proud” by Drake featuring Nicki Minaj

    “I like a woman with a future and a past.”- Drake While on the treadmill I was listening to Drake’s “Make me Proud,” and the first line stuck to me. Although I listen to this song often, the other day that line resonated with me more than ever before. My past makes me squirmish. I have to actively…


My First Blogger Award + 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Me

    The rules for the nomination are: Thank the blogger that nominated you and link back to their site!  Tell seven random facts about yourself.  Pay it forward to thirteen versatile bloggers. Shout out to Courtney of Think and Grow Chick for selecting me as one of her 13 “Pay it Forward” bloggers! I love Courtney’s blog. It’s filled…


Mama Joyce Says

An attitude is an inward thought that wiggles its way out -Joyce Meyer


Celibacy Blues Part Deux: Four Seasons of Loneliness

I recently wrote on the topic of being celibate and I thought that was where the conversation ended. I put it out there and moved on. But honestly, this here celibacy thing is a hard knock life. It is not easy. Cuffing season may be over but loneliness doesn’t fade when the weather gets warm. Loneliness for me doesn’t translate…

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#NowPlaying Nas ‘Daughters’

For my brothers with daughters, I call this: You must know that you are the first love of your daughter’s life. How you treat her will undoubtedly set the precedent for how she will allow a man to treat her. Daddy issues are real. If her father is absent, the young woman will seek out men to fill that void…