Black Thursday


Top: H&M (similar) | Leather Jeggings: H&M (similar) | Booties: Guess (love these) | Leather Jacket: BB Dakota (similar) | Scarf: Target (love this one) Thanksgiving Day was filled with family, food, and football! I had such a wonderful time with my family and it was great to see them. Sometimes I wish I could pack them all in my suitcase and bring them back to Houston with me! I plan on hosting Christmas at my house in the next few years. I wanted to make sure I wore something loose … [Read more...]

2014 Holiday Party..


  one // two // three // four  I have no idea why I'm stuck on this trend season, but after buying my dress for the upcoming Christmas party for the Mister job, I've been drawing closer to printed black and white dresses. I mean, they scream G-L-A-M. Just adding a bright red lip would set any of these glam-ready dresses to your its full potential. What color combination are you loving for the holidays? … [Read more...]

Mad For Plaid

Fall Outfit 2014

        Plaid Flannel: Old Navy (BUY HERE)(similar) |  Jeans: Topshop (similar) | Open Toe Booties: Dillards (similar) | Faux Fur Vest: Cotton On (similar) | Hat: Urban Outfitters (BUY HERE) | Lipstick: Beso by Stila (BUY HERE) Happy Monday! I wore this when it was a bit colder here in Houston. Flannels are perfect for the season.  You can find them anywhere and in any combination of colors. I stopped by Old Navy and found this flannel plaid top on … [Read more...]

Christmas Wishlist..

Christmas Wish List 2014

  one (similar) | two | three | four   For the first time in a long time, I am so ready for the holidays. I usually start preparing around the second week in December which always feels rushed and last minute. This year, I'm feeling more in the spirit and looking forward to spending time with family. I'm preparing my list of gifts to give and outfits for those Christmas parties that are coming up (I'll have a post coming to show you some affordable ones.) I haven't been able to do … [Read more...]

Things Change

Houston Fashion Blogger - Brilliance Of B

*Outfit post coming soon! To be honest with you all, it's been a rough two years. A lot has happened. To get you up to speed, I just started a new job this week. That is sort of the reasons why the blog posts have slowed down.  I'm trying to fit a dedicated time to blog during the week so that I will at least have a post once a week. But I'm always here and here. I haven't been working a full-time position in two years and now I'm getting back in the flow of things. Within these two years, I … [Read more...]

4 Things Oprah Tau..


I still can't believe that I was literally that close to Oprah. The Billionaire Oprah. The Oprah who has her own (no pun-intended) TV network, magazine, books, and more. What was so amazing is that seeing her made me realize that she's just like me. Mississippi girl trying to fulfill her dream of what she always knew was inside of her. Friday night was all about Oprah. She shared her life and how she knew she was suppose to be doing more than what her loved ones were. She shared her ups and … [Read more...]

Floral Fall


Top: H&M (similar) | Leather Skirt: Zara (love this one) | Heels: ShoeMint (similar) | Pink Blazer: H&M (love this) | Sunglasses: ZeroUV (BUY HERE) Hey Yall! So this post will be the final post featuring my natural hair. I really enjoyed having it out but can't wait to add a bit of color to it, which will be in the long run and no time soon. It had a good run, now it's time to hibernate. The extensions are back! The weather is finally starting to cooperate with the actual season. I've … [Read more...]

Casual Cuteness


Blouse: Zara (similar) | Cardigan: Zara (Love this!) | Jeans: Topshop (BUY HERE) | Loafers: J. Crew (BUY HERE) | Bag: Zara (Love this one!) | Necklace: Zara (similar) As you can tell, my 'fro grew more and more after wearing it out for a bit longer. I loved it though! This weekend I will TRY my best to make a video on what I use on my hair. (That video thing has been giving me chills. I hate being in front of the camera! Truly one of my fears.) This week has been awesome! The one thing I've … [Read more...]

LOOKBOOK Live: Hou..


Fall is here and what better way to start the season showcasing what's in style at Houston Galleria. A couple of weeks ago, Vogue, GQ, and The Houston Galleria. The event was a VIP special invite event to showcase the luxury fall fashion trends to local insiders and media. The fashion show displayed many fall styles from CH by Carolina Herrerra, St. John, and many more. I really enjoyed myself at this lovely event! Make sure you are shopping at Houston Galleria for all of your fall … [Read more...]

Dress Up Your Jogg..


Top: Old Navy (BUY HERE) | Sweatpants: Topshop (BUY HERE) | Heels: Zara (Love these!) | Leather Jacket: B.B. Dakota via Hautelook (similar) | Bag: Zara (similar) Happy Thursday! Joggers are everywhere whether it's being dressed up or dressed down. I decided to match mine with my COMFORTABLE grey heels. This look can easily be transitioned with some Converse sneakers for a relaxed look. I purchased these joggers while in NY for New York Fashion Week. You can't go to New York without visiting … [Read more...]

Feel Good


  Sweater: Zara (similar) | Dress (I turned it into a skirt): H&M (similar) | Shoes: Zara (similar) | Necklace: H&M (similar) | Fringe Bag: H&M (BUY HERE) | Bracelets: Kate Spade (similar)(similar) | Lipstick: Stila I wore this out when it was a bit cooler and lately I've been looking around like, "where's Fall?" It's been a bit humid here so I've been eager to pull out the boots and sweaters and it's just not happening. I'm absolutely loving these heels and my fringe bag … [Read more...]

Desk-to-Dinner: Ha..


Blouse: JCPenney (similar) | Pants: H&M (similar) | Blazer: H&M (similar) | Heels: Nine West (similar) | Bag: Zara (similar)   Blouse: JCPenney (similar) | Vest: H&M (similar) | Jeans: Armani Exchange (similar) | Heels: Zara (LOVE these) |Bag: ? (similar) | Watch: MK (BUY HERE) This is an outfit that I transformed last Friday after work. I haven't worn this shirt since this post and decided to dress it up for happy hour. One thing I love about style, is that it's all in your … [Read more...]

Glam Grunge

Red lips and afro puff

Plaid Bomber Jacket: Zara (similar) | Tank: F21 (BUY HERE) | Distressed Jeans: Urban Outfitters (BUY HERE) | Booties: Guess (similar) | Bag: Zara (similar) | Sunglasses: ZeroUV (BUY HERE) | Lipstick: Beso by Stila (BUY HERE) Yes, I've done plaid again! lol I was definitely inspired by my own post last week rocking this plaid dress. Saw this bomber in the closet and decided to pair it with charcoal distressed jeans and my favorite booties. I seem to wear these booties every chance I get. I … [Read more...]

What to Wear To Go..

What to Wear to Go Shopping

Sometimes shopping can be a pain. Especially when you have to try on clothes and shoes for that perfect date or classy event. I must be honest and say that I LOATHE trying on clothes while shopping. I don't have time and I don't ever feel like it (some call it laziness). I also have a few friends who hate shopping and these are some tips that won't have you more stressed during your shopping experience while trying to find that prefect dress or jeans.  Here's a few tips to share with you to make … [Read more...]

My Experience: NYF..


You know I'm still not fully recovered from the short time I stayed in NYC. Yesterday, I finally had the chance to rest the whole day (not really because I had to leave for church) and without too many interruptions. I took the time yesterday to also add a few items to my Poshmark closet because now that Fall is here, it's time to clean out these clothes that aren't getting much attention. Anyway, if you weren't following me on Instagram then you totally missed out on the live action during my … [Read more...]