Skinny Jeans & Cheetah Heels

Top – White House Black MarketSimilar
Jeans – 7 For All Mankind (Slim Cigarette)Similar
Shoes – Kelly and KatieSimilar
Choker – From my mom – Similar
Bangles – TorridSimilar 

This was a funny evening outfit for me.  We had a really full weekend with all sorts of things to get done, but I wanted to go out to dinner.  I spent the morning working furiously on all of my various jobs around the house and decided to get ready around two in the afternoon.  While getting ready I asked Jules, my wife, what she was thinking about wearing.  She surprisingly said she was thinking of wearing a dress, and asked me what I was wearing.  This is the funny part, normally it is me in a dress and Jules in jeans, but this time I told Jules that I wanted to wear jeans.  As it turned out she was only thinking of wearing a dress because she assumed I wanted to, and thus we both happily wore jeans.  I know, thrilling story huh?

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Lovely Links: 5/19/17

Weekly Kitty:

Simon likes to use his own tail as a muffler.

“It’s [Laundry Service Georgina] Johnson’s continued dedication to not playing to over-sexualised, fetishised presentations of black womanhood in mainstream media – sustained here by Mitchell’s eye for capturing a real narrative beyond Tumblr feed aesthetics. Blissfully unaffected and carefree, both Johnson’s designs and [photographer Tyler] Mitchell’s images offer a positive expression of difference in an increasingly hostile world …”

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Guest Post: Stylist Char Dobbs on Weight, Style, and Confidence

Stylist Char Dobbs talks weight, style, and confidence

Today, I’m just thrilled to offer you a guest post from stylist Char Dobbs! I met Char at a LOTT event, and we hit it off immediately when I discovered that her styling philosophy mirrored my own: She believes that style and confidence are linked, and that dressing well can help women who struggle with self-image feel bolder and braver. I’m no longer offering style consult services myself, so I’m especially excited to have connected with Char since she offers the same gentle, body-positive approach that I did!

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