Snake, On Snake, On Patent.

by Jamila Pierre


I have seriously fallen in love with these pants, they are everything I could ask for in a dark colored pant.  I could see myself wearing these practically 25/8 if it weren't for the fact that I am currently having a love affair with a few other articles of clothing in my wardrobe, that's just too much of a balancing act for me to commit to these pants in such a way. 

Of course I don the the beanie...cause that's how I do's it, shades, and a few accessories. 

And let's just take a moment to acknowledge the fierceness of this sweater......I'll wait.... 




This sweater has all of the elements needed to make a statement, from the leatherette panel that sweeps from one shoulder to the next, to the zipper detail by the collar bone, this sweater feeds my chic and comfy needs to the max.

Not to mention the color of the sweater, this ISH is pure magic. 



I can't pass on pieces in my wardrobe that allow me to think less and do more. I have a need to be able to throw on a sweater, flats, and a printed pant, and be out. 




Shout out to my baby Jackie for being the cutest creature alive. Now before you get all Butt-Hurt about my proclamation, just take a look at the images below and tell me that she isn't the most precious...



OK, if you're still not convinced and are not seeing things my way, I don't know what to tell you but that you need to get your eyes checked. 



Let's take yet another moment and peep these flats up close....I'll wait.... 



I mean you really can't go wrong with a pair of black flats, I don't know about you, but  finding the perfect black flat has been a chore.  

If you haven't figured this out about me, my shoes have to have a punch, I've never wanted a plain ole' black the search began and VOILĂ€!

This shoe is what I've searched for for what seems like forever. It's textured, sleek, and the shape and cut outs make it modern.

These flats I am in love with! 


What I'm Wearing: 

  1. Black Beanie handmade and gifted. $0 (Gifted)
  2. Wine colored top from $19.80
  3. Snake print pants from $19.99
  4. Black flats from Rainbow. $19.99
  5. Necklace from Telco. $7
  6. Shades from Old Navy. $13
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Full Figured Fashion Week: What I actually wore and my experience.

by Jamila Pierre

When it came to FFFWeek I could only afford two events, which was the Blogger Panel and the Free Bloomingdale's Runway Show. There were so many events I wanted to go to in order to meet and possibly bond with some of these fantabulous ladies from the plus size community, but unfortunately it just wasn't feasible. 

I went to the Blogger Panel alone and I gotta say, it wasn't at all what I expected, I think I wanted more...does this make me a whiny brat...? I just wish I could've actually heard the speakers speak, and it was all due to the lack of mics. There were some other things I wasn't too much of a fan that took place, but hey what are you gonna do.

Then I rushed over to pick up Angelica Vanessa, because she was my date for the evening, and we made our way to the fashion show.  

Here I demonstrated my indecisiveness once again, as per my last post about what I may wear, and I decided to wear my thigh high illusion tights, leopard print cone heels, and my newest addition, the textured purse. 

When we got to the place the runway area was packed and hot, we ended up finally making our way to a corner behind a few ladies, while sweating our lives away.  

The show was supposed to start at 5:30pm and by 7Pm it still hadn't started...I was kind of over it, and I hobbled on my pain stricken feet over to the furniture section, and I sat down on one of the couch displays with my date...for the remainder of the evening.

We actually had more fun sitting and speaking with the random attendees who were equally as over it, not to mention it was boiling hot so almost everyone's fabulosity was beginning to melt away. I would say the experience of that day was a bust, but I did get a chance to meet some pretty amazing ladies and the idea of so many empowered women in one place was a sight to see, I did highly appreciate that. 

Over all I did have a blast with my friend, I did have fun meeting some of the ladies at the event, and I felt that I made a friend or two... so at least there's that...that was the positive note of the entire day.

Lastly, no matter what someone tells you, you do not have to pretend you liked something you didn't just to not seem difficult. In my opinion I'd prefer honesty rather than someone being fake in order to seem agreeable and "pleasant".

I enjoyed my night...but as for the events....ehhhhhhhhhh. 


What I Wore: 

  1. Black embossed paisley skater dress from $22.80
  2. Black and Gold spiked belt from Joyce Leslie. $6
  3. Leopard cone heels from $24.80
  4. Necklace from Charlotte Russe. $10
  5. Black sunnies from Soho. $5

What She Wore: 

  1. Rings from a variety of Wholesale stores and street fairs. $2-$5
  2. Gem stone Body suite from Joyce Leslie. $15
  3. Sheer Maxi skirt from $0 (gifted) 
  4. Black Mary Janes from $70

The only images I could capture/had captured the remainder of the night. It was just too crowded and our sight lines were insanely obstructed.

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