Chen Burkett Maxi Skirts

Chen Burkett New York is a line by an Antiguan born designer now living in the big Apple. There was a sale a few weeks ago that landed the CBNY brand on my radar. The volume and bright colors of the skirts had me wanting to be rocking one! Here are a few of my favorites.

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Outfit Post: Shop Shari’s Canvas x WLFG mini skirt

ShopShari’s numbers have yelled my name since day one. Earlier this year, she released her capsule collection – CANVAS. The designer that was previously known for her bright prints and impeccable print mixing talent now had a line that was a collection of solids. SOLIDS! What was going on.

Alright, so despite the collection only being solids, they were bright solids and boy, OH BOY! I couldn’t wait to get my hands on them. Shari definitely did not disappoint.

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Swimming in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is home to some of the prettiest blue waters you will ever lay your eyes on. That being said,  if you need appropriate attire to enjoy these gorgeous waters then there’s a plethora of designers to meet your swim attire needs.

I have to say that I have been a little disenchanted by swimwear lately. The reason for this may be two fold and one of them may have to do with the fact that I am an architect by day. Have you ever heard of form follows function? A lot of swimwear these days just don’t look like they’ll stand up to getting wet or doing any sort of strenuous activities. They look like they’re just made for boat cruise parties and posing on the sand. Others just seem to be the least amount of covering without being deemed as indecent exposure.

But all of that aside, today, I am sharing with you a few Caribbean swimwear designers. I do hope that if you decide to go to the beach in the Caribbean that you will do so donned in an ensemble by one of these designers.

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Adrian Foster’s 5-step guide to creating a capsule work wardrobe

To begin, clear out your closet! Without having anything in your closet, you can easily put together your capsule. Afterwards, you can then determine what staple pieces are missing from your selection you’ll later need to invest in.
 First things first, select a based color. Choose between Navy or Black.
Black is an all-around great base color to use because it goes with so many other colors.If you would rather not use black, then navy or even gray also goes well with several other colors.  If you don’t like navy, black, or gray, you can use a shade of brown as your base instead.

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