Thrifting & Vintage

Style Like U’s The What’s Underneath Project: Mengly Hernandez

Style Like U’s The What’s Underneath Project: Mengly Hernandez

via: Style Like U Featured Photo: Shanita Sims   “Because I’m petite, people assume that I’m much younger. They’re shocked to know that I have a child that’s 15 and a half…. Growing up in a household with a lot of turmoil, you become insular. The yelling affected my relationships with people.You have to connect(…)

“Style Stars”: Featured In The October Issue Of W Magazine ‘The New Royals’

“Style Stars”: Featured In The October Issue Of W Magazine ‘The New Royals’

“Style Stars” via:  W Magazine (October Issue “The New Royals”)  Photos: Joey Rosado   “Whether on the red carpet or the social scene, these style stars dress to impress. Brooklyn Based identical twins Takenya (aka the electronic singer-songwriter TK Wonder) and Cipriana Quann are known for their vintage store salvaged ensembles. But it is their(…)

Style Like U Dallies: Elise Peterson

Style Like U Dallies: Elise Peterson

“I’ve had my hair natural since my senior year of high school, and cut it off or gotten braids or maybe straightened it again for a little bit, but whenever I do anything else to my hair I just don’t feel like myself.” -Elise Peterson         Writer, Elise Peterson discusses fashion, hair,(…)

Style Stalking: A Sneak Peek of the Women featured in Refinery 29′s First Street Style Book

Style Stalking: A Sneak Peek of the Women featured in Refinery 29′s First Street Style Book

“Featuring the fashion world’s coolest tastemakers, designers, stylists and editors, thaws fearless iconoclasts challenge conventions and inspire a whole new generation of women to dress for themselves and discover their true inner stars…just like you“-Refinery 29 (Style Stalking)   I am excited to announce I will be featured in Refinery 29‘s highly anticipated street style(…)

Living in Austin Update!

Living in Austin Update!

Life in Austin has been freakin’ awesome!!! Since our move last December we’ve been blessed to make amazing new friends and we bought our first house!!! Jaden has even said that the kids at his school have been the nicest kids that he’s ever met (compared to when living in NYC and the DMV area).(…)

Cipriana Featured In Essence Magazine’s September Issue

Cipriana Featured In Essence Magazine’s September Issue

“With a signature pompadour that demands a conversation, this 27 year old trendsetter has a beauty philosophy that perfectly accents her  eclectic style.”- Essence Magazine         Excited to be featured in Essence Magazine’s September Issue with beautiful cover star Jill Scott. Find out some of my favorite beauty products and more thoughts on fashion below.(…)

Last Days Of Summer

Last Days Of Summer

Before you know it Fall will descend on us quicker than you can say supercalifragilisticexpialidocious…ok, sorry for the Mary Poppins reference but I do love that movie, anywho, you get my drift. For those of you who are aware of my style, you know I am an avid and devoted vintage shopper, birthed during my(…)

Urban Bush Babe Adeline Michèle‏ (Part 1)

Urban Bush Babe Adeline Michèle‏ (Part 1)

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Adeline Michèle. I am from Paris. I live in Brooklyn.   Photo: Mike Schreiber    How long have you been natural? Forever. I had one experience with hair relaxer at 9 years-old, that was it.     What do you do? Is there(…)

Nelly and Nelsa Guambe, Twin Designers of Mima-te

Nelly and Nelsa Guambe, Twin Designers of Mima-te

“Our passion for fashion started when we were kids growing up in the Mozambican town of Chicuque. On Christmas and our birthdays our mother always took us to the informal markets where second hand clothes from Europe and the US were being resold and allowed us to choose clothes for ourselves. These clothes were the(…)