By Mattea

Fall Pattern Mixing

Mixing patterns can be VERY difficult, but if you use the right techniques and knowledge, you will be okay. I hope this post will help you guys with that. When I mix patterns I try not to mix crazy designs and keep it simple. My personal favorite for fall is mixing stripes and plaid. Stripes […]

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3 Back To School Outfits

“BTS” outfits are are like puzzles, if you think about it. We search through dozens of coordinating items, to piece together a collection of pieces that fit together. It’s one of the most refreshing things to look in the mirror, and realize how hard you’re going to stunt on others when it’s time to hit […]

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Summer Gifting: From Me, To You

It’s the most adventurous and fun time of the year. Summer is here, so bring on the pool parties, the cookouts, and spontaneous hangout sessions with friends. With these events comes gifting for the occasion. So today, I’m going to give you a few gift ideas for the heated portion of the year. Let’s get […]

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The Meaning Behind Our Geaux Nola Socks

August 19th, 2005 is a day that will be remembered as one of the most tragic days in American History. The south felt the wrath of Hurricane Katrina, killing over 1800 people and rendering many more homeless and hopeless. America watched in horror as the tragedy unfolded and equally as horrifying was the slow response […]

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Shopping Rules From a Dude

It’s August already?! This year is flying by, and before you know it, it’ll be time for fall festivities and styling. Before you start getting geared up for the next season, let’s talk about key rules when it comes to spending your hard-earned money! The first rule for myself is to know what you’re looking […]

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What To Wear To A Summer Interview

We have all felt the night before an interview jitters. Maybe you’ve been jobless for a while and this is your big break, or you’re looking for a career change and the opportunity presents itself. Either way, you’re trying to make a good first impression. So you do the routine of researching the company so […]

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The Power of Black Power

Perseverance. Strength. Resistance. Unity. Peace. Power. These are a few words that come to mind when I see the black fist, coupled with icon images of the likes of Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised fist at the 1968 Olympics podium to Malcolm X to afro combs (yall kids don’t know about that!) to protesters […]

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5 Must-Have Accessories This Summer

Today I want to share my top five accessories that I need this summer. I wear these items everyday. I can’t leave my house without at least one of these! I’m obsessed with accessories, so it was very hard to decide on five, but I finally did it. Continue reading to find out the five […]

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Best Sock Brands For Daily Wear

Every few months I find myself giving fragrance brands like Mont Blanc, Jimmy Choo, and Abercrombie $60 for colognes. The reason why this is a cycle for me is because I found their products reflect what I want and I enjoy them! This is the way I feel we would be with socks. Once you […]