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Chic and classic

Bien Abye means “Well Dressed” in Haitian Kreyol. The brand features seven gorgeous, chic, and timeless pieces for its fall/winter 2014 ready to wear collection.  Dayanne Danier, the designer behind Bien Abiye is a powerhouse of a woman! The brand’s philosophy? “To make women look fabulous at all times.” It was difficult to choose which pieces […]

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Playing dress up in Tete’s closet

The bed was neatly covered with layers of beautiful prints, textures, and colors. There were so many possibilities that would make the perfect and most interesting outfit, it was impossible to stay focused. Oh, and the accessories! Purses, necklaces, bracelets, and earrings of all kinds dangled artistically in various corners of the room or occupied […]

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Fanm Djanm Creative Hour

Boshia is one of the most beautiful women I’ve met in New York. She’s just so electric,  kind, attentive, and has an amazing sense of humor. It only makes sense that my birth twin fancies her. We connected a month ago at the Fanm Djanm’s third month rooftop party and hit it off right away. […]

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Blue and white stripes and polka dots

C’mon kids, it’s spring! Don’t mind the rain or the chilly wind this week. The sun will be shining again soon so let’s meet in the park! Grab your scooter or bike. Make sure you grab a bouquet of colorful flowers, and we can ride together. We will of course frolic and take full advantage […]

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Finding Harlem Street Style: Rodney

  The weather getting nicer, and the men are looking more dapper. I stopped this young Harlemite at Red Rooster one eventful evening. He was on his way out with a suitcase. I learned it was his birthday, and he was going to visit some friends, then catch a flight in the early morning.  I […]

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Finding Harlem Street Style: Kristia

It’s been spring for a week now, but it’s still winter. Seriously, the wind almost knocked me down the other day, and you could only imagine how I’m feeling. If the weather was a human being and cared about my emotions, I would give her the biggest side eye right now. Anyway, I met up […]

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Finding Harlem Street Style: Naila

The weather is warming up, at least that’s what it wants us think, and beautiful Harlem ladies are coming out looking as pretty and colorful as ever. Bright sweaters and big hair are never a bad combination. This week’s feature on “Finding Harlem Street Style” is a personal friend of mine. She’s as bubbly and […]

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My African Hat

One of my current favorite accessories is my African hat purchased at the African market in Harlem. What I love about shopping at open markets is not mostly what I find, but how I find them. I love my interaction with the merchants. They’re all sweet people full of life. They’re creative, funny, and they […]

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Fringe by the Hudson

New York City parks are really something special. Some make you feel like you’re completely away from the city, while others make you feel like you’re right in the middle of it. I’ve forgotten how much I enjoy strolling Riverside Park while looking at the Hudson. Sunny days always make me appreciate things more, but […]

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