Wearing: Olubukunmi dress, Vintage lace, vintage earrings and Warby Parker Glasses
|Styling by Buki Peters || Photography by K. Manfredi |
Independence Day is always a fun celebration for me, first because I reside in a wonderful country and second because I enjoy dressing up around Holiday themes. This year I chose to refrain from any new purchases and re-style a favorite article of clothing.
The first time I wore this, it was a full dress (shown HERE). I recently transformed that dress into a skirt which I am wearing in above as a dress.
To keep from looking like beach attire, I added a vintage lace cover up which I like to call my modesty piece. I think it is actually a table cover I believe but it was to pretty to adorn a simple table so I put it on me!
This look was a hit for me because I could wear it belted and un-belted (as I consumed more food during the evening) and both were flattering looks.
Have you re-styled any of your old favorites lately? If so, do share in the comments section below!
I enjoy spending time exploring outdoors, going on adventures and discovering new places. I also equally enjoy getting dressed to explore so I pick light weight breathable tops and durable bottoms (jeans).
I usually wear converse sneaker for rough paths or sandals when I suspect I will encounter a body of water.
I like braiding my hair or tying it up with a scarf to keep my Afro from getting dirt or falling leaves stuck in it.
Photography by Josh Gilbert
I go out often and enjoy taking plenty of photos that’s why my I want my outfit to be practical but also pretty!
How do you dress when you are going on an adventure?
I had the pleasure of visiting the I-Max Dome in Richmond a little while ago and watching a show on planets and the night sky. It was an incredible experience to see a movie on a I-max screen that is currently one of the largest in North America!
The Dome, though a spectacle on its own, is connected to the Science Museum of Virginia which is holds several interactive exhibits and live science experiments that are enlightening to try. I’m looking forward to visiting the Dome and enjoying the Museum for a little longer next time!
Have you been to an I-Max Theater before? If so, What was your experience like?
I’m thankful for wild flowers and their untamed beauty.
I’m thankful for vintage treasures packed with untold stories.
I’m thankful for new and unfamiliar streets waiting to be explored.
I’m thankful for bike-shares like Capital bikes that help me speed past all the automobile traffic.
What are you Thankful for?
I have been asked by several people how I tie my scarf in a bow so I decided to show you how I do it
Now you know how I tie my scarf. Do let me know if you feel inspired to try it!
Every summer I make a mental list of things to do, see and try. This summer I am putting that list on paper and making it public so YOU can join in the fun and SHARE your list as well. 1. Visit at least 3 national parks
2. Host a summer soiree
3. Dance under the stars
4. Have a picnic in the park
5. Host a children’s book reading at a local library or a local Family Shelter
6. Arrange and deliver a surprise bouquet of flowers
7. Send a care package to a friend
8. Get really dressed up for a girls night out
9. Attend an Outdoor Concert
10. Try a new hair style
Now It’s your turn. What’s on your Summer To Do list?
I’m thankful for gorgeous Peonies in my parents’ home.I’m thankful for the opportunity to plan trips that involve being by a body of water. Yay for Summer!!! I’m thankful for my friends’ one year wedding anniversary. Their wedding was so much fun! Magical Breakfasts with my nieces.
What are YOU thankful for?
Thankful for fun adventures in the sun!Thankful for bread freshly baked and delivered daily by The Bread Man. Thankful for blue skies and blossoms in the trees. Thankful for the beauty of dainty white lace in the Spring.
What are YOU thankful for ? Do share in the comments section below.