Sunday’s Best: Stripes & Flares

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Blouse: Polo by Ralph Lauren // Skirt: Peter Pilotto x Target // Bag: Just Fab // Shoes: Zara

It’s been awhile. The snow has incapacitated most NYers, including me. On top of it, I haven’t been able to take pics after work because its dark AND my weekends have been but a blurr. Oh but it gets better, I mistakenly vacuumed my macbook charger so I currently have 60% left to upload this post. This past Sunday, I wore this Ralph Lauren bow buttoned up with my Peter Pilotto for Target flared skirt. These Zara shoes were first seen in Plaid suit post. Looove them! My bag is from Just Fab Boutique. So chic and cheap! Great for those who love the LV bag but hate the price tag.

Also, I have been in deep thought about revamping my blog. I’m not sure I’m content with the path its taking. Stay tuned!

-Be blessed & Highly Favored.

Natural Hair Routine…For Now

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If you’re like me and can’t be bothered to do your hair (or lack thereof) as much as you want to, then you might enjoy this post. I decided to do a protein treatment and deep condition, as my hair has been really dry lately. Here’s how I treated and styled my TWA (teeny weeny afro) on my day off:
1. I shampooed with Aveda’s Dry Remedy Line. I usually shampoo my hair in the shower once a month. Shampoo dries out your hair so I only use it when I need to. I usually co-wash (clean my hair with conditioner) with Giovanni Wellness System Conditioner every other day while in the shower. What I noticed is that, since my big chop, I have been delicately shampooing my hair, using my fingertips. As opposed to my relaxer days, when I literally scrubbed my scalp with my fingernails until it bled. SMH.
2. I used APHogee’s 2nd Step protein treatment all over my hair, ensuring both my scalp and hair was saturated. I used a wide tooth comb and gently combed it through my hair. Warning: this products has a stinky odor!
3. Uncovered, I sat under a hot dryer for about 7 minutes, or until my hair was extremely hard. (This is normal with the protein treatment. Don’t be alarmed and don’t touch your hair)… I took this time to reply to work emails.
4. I thoroughly rinsed out the treatment.
5. I used my Pantene Natural Deep Conditioner and combed it through my hair. Then covered my hair with a plastic cap.

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6. I went under the dryer AGAIN for 15min. This time, I did some research on my personal laptop.
7. I thoroughly rinsed my hair and applied the following products in order:
•Olive Oil Leave in Conditioner
•Olive Oil Moisturizer
•Olive Oil
•Jamaican Black Castor Oil
8. Tada! Finished!
If you want more of my daily routines, please comment below!
Be blessed and highly favored.
-Auntie Christie

OOTN: Effortlessly Chic in the Snow

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Hat: H&M // Faux- Leather Jacket: H&M // Faux Fur Collar: H&M (Similar at Etsy)//  Sweater: Marc by Marc Jacobs // Jeans: Forever 21 // Boots: Enzo Angiolini (OLD) // Purse: Forever 21 (Similar)

Howdy Ya’ll!!! I just looooooveeeeee snow!! Especially snow in mild temperatures! Not only was I able to leave the office early, BUT I swindled Daddy into taking this impromptu photoshoot!

NYC, are you over snow yet? I thought I was until today. This is just breathtaking! Thanks God!

-Be Blessed

Sunday’s Best: Fringe Benefit

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Button up: Burberry // Leather Peplum: Eternity Fashion (Philly) // Skirt: Tory Burch (LOVE this one on Sale) // Shoes: Zara (No longer available)// Bag: Banana Republic (This color on Sale! Use code BRSALE for extra 40% off)// Necklace: Primark // Watch: Michele // Bracelet: mom’s (lol)

Sermon Takeaway: The Power of Prayer! It’s not to be underestimated. If you don’t already do so, I challenge you all to meditate and pray daily. It’s not always appropriate to seek advice from friends and family. Most times, asking your Father is all you need!

Hi Guys! Here’s what I wore to service on Super Bowl Sunday!   This peplum top put a nice spin to my plain, but polished burberry blouse (DISCLAIMER: always read clothing labels before handling. I mistakenly bleached this blouse and now the Nova Cuff is destroyed. Oops!) My Tory skirt is quite old but I still receive compliments every time I wear it! It’s one of my favorite skirts. This spring, you’ll see alot of fringe so don’t be afraid of this trend! The Zara heels are ones that I’ve had my eyes on since they were released. They were pretty affordable ($50) but too popular for me to purchase for that price. One day, as I was shopping the Zara sale, I saw the last pair under a table for $19.99!

– Be blessed and have a productive week!

Super Bowl Boulevard

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 Coat: LAUREN by Ralph Lauren // Jacket: Zara (Sold out) // Shirt: Joe Fresh // Jeans: Zara (Sold out) // Heels: Zara (Sold out) // Bag: Banana Republic // Sunglasses: Burberry (Similar)

Hi guys! Anyway, today was actually a lot of fun on 42nd street for Super Bowl Boulevard. I’m not a fan of football or Times Square but the weather was wonderful…well, earlier in the day it was wonderful, lol. My photographer and I missed David Beckham at H&M but we still enjoyed watching others on rides, etc. (Of course I wasn’t getting on the rides. I’m risk adverse!) Anyway, I hope you enjoy the pics!

-Be blessed!