Feb 11, 2013

From Geek to Chic

“Great is Thy faithfulness!” “Great is Thy faithfulness!“
Morning by morning new mercies I see;
All I have needed Thy hand hath provided—
“Great is Thy faithfulness,” Lord, unto me!

I just had to take a praise break before I started writing this post. For I am so grateful and humbled by the blessings and tribulation that I have received and overcome. God is AMAZING to me and Lords know I don't deserve it. But I stand here blessed and thankful for the things that he has done and the things that he is about to do. I give God the glory, the honor, and the praise... in advance. AMEN!

Now, lets get to it. While perusing the Internet for fabulous duds, I floated over to ASOS to put my 20% off coupon to good use. I pondered back and forth about whether I should or shouldn't purchase the skirt shown in this post. I know that it's very popular and I usually go for the under appreciated pieces. However, this skirt is so fun and cute, I just gave in and bought it. I knew that I wanted to dress it down, being as though most have decided to dress it up. While looking for a top to pair with the skirt, I came across this "Geek" Sweatshirt and it spoke to me. IT'S SO ME! It was perfect for the look and feel that I was going for and I knew it would be the perfect fit for the Ivie Rose Boutique Mixer. I kept my accessories simple, as I didn't want to appear overdressed. I added my signature specs and light jewelry to finish the look.

The Q&A mixer hosted by a Ivie Rose Boutique was this past weekend and I had a blast! I attended as a special guest to answer questions about hair, makeup, fashion etc. I was so grateful to be apart of such an event. I love networking and supporting people from my area, especially when it's a black owned businesses. Ivie Rose has a monthly mixer series so be sure to check their website for upcoming events. I had a great time meeting my followers and "instabuddies". It was a good time. Thanks to all of the fab ladies who came out and supported.
Here are the photos from the event. Enjoy!
"Geek" Sweat Shirt and Checkerboard Skirt ASOS/Clutch Ashley Stewart/Shoes Steve Madden

Ivie Rose Boutique

Cupcakes and Champagne for the guest

The lovely Divas of Ivie Rose

Myself along with Co-Founders (sisters) of Ivie Rose

The beautiful  DMV blogger Jenelle of Girls of Plenty. This girl right here! BEAST! PLEASE Check her out. Her style is everything!

 My Istabuddy Kia and I

My BFFS come out to support me.

Ladies getting their shopping on.

Sidebar: Check out Mrs. Kiah of From the Rez to the City to see how she paired her Checkerboard skirt. (See, I told you it was a popular piece lol).


  1. Love your look!!! And its alright to get your praise on Boo!!!! Amen.

  2. Love that skirt too I definitely kept going back and forth too on it because I knew that it was going to be very popular but I opted out. YOu rocked it tho!! LOVE!

  3. I'm not even goin in my closet anymore for clothes. I'm jst gonna come to yours since we have so many of the same pieces,lol. I think we were sisters in a past life. Yep, that explains it. You looked AWESOME per usual!!


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