"It's all good babyy bay-bee"

Today’s post is dedicated to one of the Kings of Hip Hop! The past couple of months, I found myself listening to 90’s rap and R&B. I started listening to a lot of Tupac, Whitney Houston, Snoop Dogg, N.W.A, Outkast and so much more. Then I stubbled across Juicy by The Notorious B.I.G. and the nostalgia hit me hard. Then I listened to more songs by Biggie and I found a new appreciation for his music. I became fascinated and did some research about how he got started and how he died. My fascination obsession got so bad that I started looking up what happened to his family because he had two kids before he passed away. If you are wondering his kids are doing very well for themselves (wow... I am so weird lol). His life and how he poured his experiences into his music is inspiring. Even though, he had flaws he wasn’t ashamed and owned them. The late 80’s and early 90’s was an amazing time for music and black empowerment. I was born in the 90s but I was way too young to appreciate the music. I love how Biggie spoke about serious issues like systemic racism but also had "feel good" songs. Amazing artist! 

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Jacket - c/o Gamiss (here) | Shirt - ASOS (here) | Jeans - FashioNova (here) | Sunglasses - c/o Gamiss (here) | Shoes - ASOS (here)

Chicago Travel Diary + VLOG | What I Did & Wore In Chi-Town

During thanksgiving break, I visited the windy city! I didn’t know Chicago was called the windy city until my friend, Andrea told me but stepping out of O’Hare International Airport I could see and feel why. Even though, I spent most of my trip moving my hair out of my face (thanks to the intense winds) I fell in love with Chicago. There is nothing like visiting somewhere for the first time. I had an incredible time with my bestie, Andrea. It was great catching up and seeing her do the whole “adult-ing” thing. The main places we went to where, Cloud Gate  The Bean)Chicago Cultural Center, Sky Deck (Willis Tower), so pretty much all the typical tourist spots. Watch my vlog to see what we got up to. Can’t wait to visit Chi-Town sometime in the future because I am definitely going back!

The Power Of Statement Earrings

I used to think the only time to wear statement jewelry was during formal events. Since, I don’t spend a lot of my time attending galas and banquets I don’t wear bold jewelry on a regular basis. After scrolling through Instagram and reading countless fashion blogs I realized that jewelry is not just for formal occasions. In fact, it can take a boring everyday outfit and give it that extra touch to elevate the look. If you go through my pervious posts starting from August, you can see I have been slowly incorporating statement earrings to my causal outfits. I am loving this change! What do you think about adding more statement jewelry to your everyday looks?  

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Earrings c/o – Happiness Boutique (here) | Jacket – ASOS (here) |Sweater – Boohoo | Jeans – H&M | Shoes – ASOS (here)

SOMA Coffee House & Juice Bar - Bloomington, Indiana Travel Guide #2


Need your caffeine fix? I got you! Check out SOMA Coffee House & Juice Bar. SOMA has three locations around Bloomington. My favorite is the cute coffee spot a couple minutes from the Indiana University campus on Kirkwood Ave. Where you will find students studying or Bloomington locals grabbing their coffee on their way to work. I love how cozy it is inside and at night the sitting area outside is stunning with the twinkly lights. I spend a lot of my time taking pictures outside SOMA, which you can see here. If you are in the neighborhood stop by SOMA and I recommend their mochas or hot chocolate with a dash of cayenne pepper. It’s an odd combo but the pepper adds and extra kick. Don’t forget to ask for whipped cream. Yum!

322 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408
This post is in collaboration with Visit Bloomington. All views are my own.
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