Category Archive: Fashion Confessions by Karen

A PLEATHRA OF LOOKS TO ROCK YOUR STRAPLESS BRA

Getting a cold shoulder is not always a bad thing; it’s chic in the fashion world. The latest look of the “cold shoulder” is a cut-out or open shoulder design in tops and… Continue reading

CUBA THROUGH MY EYES(Part one)

Come with me on a visual journey of my cruise to Cuba. I jumped at the opportunity to visit the communist country that has been forbidden to Americans for decades. The Capital Jazz Soul Cruise was… Continue reading

WHAT TO WEAR TO A PROTEST RALLY

We are seeing a resurgence of rallies happening more frequently in our country.  The rally cry is out in the Black community rallying around causes concerning the assignation of Black lives. We are… Continue reading

WARBY WHO?

Eyeglasses are needed and used by many in our daily lives. I had to come to terms with needing glasses for reading after years of being eyeglass free. Some people have worn glasses all… Continue reading

CREATING DRAMA WITH MELODRAMA

The only drama you should be creating, is drama with your fashions. Melodrama, a black owned boutique in Houston, will do the job.  Jackie, the owner, celebrated her 14th year of bringing beautiful fashions to the 3rd ward community… Continue reading

STEAM PUNK

My new fashion obsession is steam punk. If you’re not familiar with this style of fashion, I would define it as a mixture of Victorian meets Western meets Mad Max. This look is… Continue reading

THE NEW BLACK FRIDAY

The beginnings of the holidays; Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Kwanzaa The New Black Friday or Buy Black Power Initiative  means not spending your money or giving your power away on the day they expect to take… Continue reading

ART IS BLACK LEGACY

I found out that my ancestry roots come from Benin Africa.  One of the things the Benin people are known for are their beautiful art with natural materials such as gold and silver.  I have… Continue reading

FALL FASHION FORECAST

Fall is fast approaching and you better believe the stores are ready, are you? I attended The Fashion Group International of Houston Fall Trends 2016 held at Saks Fifth Avenue. There was a… Continue reading

GETTING MY DC ON

My visits to DC is always on point. I had a chance to stroll down the famous U street, which is considered the traditionally Black mecca area for restaurants and night life in… Continue reading

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