Weekend Winter Style Inspirations

One thing that keeps your wardrobe looking up to date and interesting is the inclusion of un-basic basics. By this I mean basic items that have some sort of dope element to them—so in this case a sweater that has an asymmetric hemline or high waist skinny jeans. You’ll look warm , chic and of course stylish. Alot of people such as myself DONT DRESS all covered up just because it Winter (hey a little spice never hurts anyone).

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My YouTube Fave 5

They say you are what you watch lol , well idk if they say it maybe i just say it 😉. My loyal GLOWERS already know im a YouTube junkie. I spends hours weekly on YouTube watching hundreds of videos with topics ranging from celibacy , makeup tutorials , natural skincare , shopping hauls etc.

Over all the videos ive watch these 5 really round out what i love to watch and what interests me at this point in my life as a woman and blogger. I love the way MsVaughnTV videos are so cinematic , Kendra’s videos are sweet , short , and right to the point and GlamTwinzTV takes us on a journey with them through their daily life as we get to witness a great bond between 2 twin sisters

It’s also no wonder these DOPE vloggers are killing it, once you check out a video you’ll be so fascinated that you’ll soon watch another two or five. Before you know it, you’re subscribed to a channel and following them on social media. These vloggers know what it takes to be a vlogger and thats to make enjoyable content . These around the way vloggers — gain quite the loyal following — give viewers useful insight as they apply a product , use a hair tool or give life advice which makes their opinion golden and a pleasure to watch.

Heres FIVE of my favorite youtubers ….make you subscribe to their channels , you wont be disappointed 😘😘😘

MsVaughnTV

Alicia Webster

GlamTwinzTV

Jackie Aina

KendrasBeautyCorner

Who are your FAVORITE Youtubers?

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Mos Def arrested in South Africa

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Rapper Mos Def has been arrested in South Africa while trying to leave the country with an illegal passport.

via AP:

The rapper and actor, who now goes by the name Yasiin Bey, appeared in a South African court after he was arrested at Cape Town International airport on Thursday, said Department of Home Affairs spokesman Mayihlome Tshwete.

Mos Def produced an unrecognized “world passport” when he tried to leave the country, Tshwete said.

The 42-year-old entertainer entered the country on an American passport in 2013 and overstayed his visitor’s permit by 2014, the spokesman said. 

A court order to leave the country means the rapper is banned from South Africa for five years, but may appeal to officials for leniency, Tshwete said. Mos Def appeared alongside family members who were also in the country without a permit, the spokesman said.

The New York rapper has lived in Cape Town since May 2013, according to a South African newspaper, the Mail and Guardian.

 
*Update

He has 14 days to leave the country and will not be able to return for five years, though he can appeal the decision.

Weekend Winter Style Inspirations

Listen, it’s COLD here in Vegas but not as COLD as NY (Thank Gawd). Some days aren’t as cold as others but it’s still COLD. If you live somewhere that typically dips below 50 degrees regularly for a season, this is nothing new to you. It’s supposed to be cold where you are. You might even be tempted to let your good fashion sense fall to the wayside. And I totally would understand.

BUT why when you can be cute, stylish, AND warm? I’ve done winter outfit ideas and weekend outfit ideas  on the blog in the past and not sure why I neverhave but planning on it (every weekend…..i hope).

This week’s weekend winter outfit idea is an example of some of the things I love to do with clothing. I like to put together pieces that seem expected because once you put them together it’s like perfect harmony.

Happy Martin Luther King Jr Day 🏆🏆

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New Music: Erykah Badu – Trill Friends [Kanye West Remix]

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Erykah Badu has been super generous in the music department lately. Its been almost 2 months since she dropped her ‘But You Caint Use My Phone‘mixtape, Ms. Badu is giving us yet another dope a remix this time to Kanye West’s recently-released “Real Friends.”

Her version is called “Trill Friends” and it’s everything you’d expect from an Erykah Badu remix.

5 Hated Fashion Trends

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One would certainly argue whether fashion is art. It’s a way of expression. Whether grown and sexy, mature and intellectual or insecure and youthful; fashion is what each individual wants it to be. It’s a creative being that allows each artist to adapt, incorporate and invent. But trends? 

Aaah….trends. You know the good ole marketing ploy to get us to the mall more times often than we need to. If you haven’t figured out by now, I’m totally not the trendy type. I mean…I’m not in the malls biweekly checking for the latest and greatest products pushed by mass fashion retailers. I’m just much more interested in wearing what I like, which happens to not be dictated by designers, magazines and retail giants. Let’s also keep in mind that many trends throughout the history of fashion has morphed into timeless classics. So one could certainly argue that every fashion staple was once a trend. But for the sake of this discussion, I’m talking modern day fashion trends which many have made countless debuts on fashion faux lists. There’s a reason why I hate them. Or maybe five reasons. Here’s the rundown.

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There’s No Individuality | Everyone looks the same. I am a huge fan of individualism. I’m drawn to all things authentically creative and original. Thank goodness for options like local boutiques, vintage thrift and consignment shops and the talents of local up and coming designers. Surely you can take the same Zara blazer and sandals and put your own creative spin on it right? How is that for SNATCHED. But where there is a lack of individuality in fashion; there is personality, our outlook on the world and our sense of humor to compensate. There is hope. unpretentious

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It’s All About the Money | Yes. What better way to stimulate the economy semiannually than scouring the local malls and luxury department stores for new trends fresh off the runway from New York Fashion Week? Ooh,  brocade, metallics and radiant orchid is in this season—-let me race on down to Neimans. No thanks. I’ve got better things to do with  my money than trying to keep up with what the industry says I should be wearing to appear “cool”. Besides….it’s much much cheaper to dress me than to feed me. This pestatarian has got to eat. LOL. No but seriously….thank goodness for the thrifting phenomenon, outlets and discount stores. As I become older and what I’d like to think wiser, I’ve become a more conscious and fiscally responsible consumer.

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They Date | One minute they’re in and the next minute they’re out. I really don’t have time to keep up. If you go through your closet and do an  inventory and many of your clothes still have the original tags affixed; some of those items may more than likely be on the trendier side and were once in but have now lost their popularity. All the reasons to opt for more classics and less trends.

 Not All Trends Should be Followed | They instill a false sense of security. Some trends are simply unbecoming. Simply put. To the 60+ year old rocking a crop top, no bueno! I recently saw a 40+ year old woman sporting a pair of see-through leggings with camel toe. “Nothing makes a person look so old than trying desperately to look young”-Chanel. Some trends are specific to age, body type and even personality. So yes, they aren’t for everyone.They’re Simply Boring!

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Let’s face it, fashion should be fun. Don’t fall victim to it (I think I’ll watch The Devil Wears Prada this weekend). You’ll end up spending lots of money to replace perfectly good clothes. What isn’t Eccentric GLOW is  stepping into bankruptcy court with your Chanel bag, Christian Louboutin pumps and YSL scarf. Great style isn’t only reserved for those with access to high-end luxury. It’s ultimately about a creative sense that comes from within; while keeping an open mind for inspiration. It can come from some of the most unexpected and inexpensive places.

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Learn How To Highlight & Contour from these 3 YouTube Tutorials

I think it’s safe to say that a general consensus among the ladies that love to play in they face, is that we all need to dead ridiculous makeup trends for the new year (all things Kylie). Some actually hate the whole highlight and contour but me personally i love it…..i mean who wouldn’t want a slimmer looking face.

I love a good highlight and contour. Keyword: good. The main reason for using the highlight and contour method is to emphasize your favorite features. The art of using this method to sculpt, refine, and slim your face is like magic.

However, many of us have abused its power of bringing out our beauty. And when a highlight and contour goes wrong, it’s really horrible . Yes, you know exactly what I’m talking about: harsh, unblended dark lines, too light highlight that looks ashy. Basically, the greatness of this makeup method can quickly take a stage left as a fail.

For the New Year, i want to equip you with the tools of having your highlight and contour method down to a science, so you won’t fall victim to this sometimes deplorable makeup trend.

Im not a make up pro , so below are the ladies that help me out so much. Im still learning but these 3 ladies have helped me so much , i feel much better at my contour and highlight because off these beat tutorials . Take a look ✌✌✌

JustJazzXoXo


Kathryn Bedell


Tiarra Monet

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