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(L to R: Maryam, Tasneem, myself, and Fatimah)

 

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Black & Gold Birthday Soiree

September 28, 2015

Downtown Detroit, MI

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(All photos courtesy of Scott Mitchell of Worldiction Arts)

The wait is over. I am finally blogging about my Black & Gold Birthday Soiree photos last month. Although it was stressful, we had a great time. I was even able to style the models above with wardrobe courtesy of Thrift on the Ave and Green and Glamorous. Thanks loves 🙂

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My big sis came and boogied down.

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The owners of Thrift on the Ave! Go check them out in Downtown Detroit.

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The photographer of the night, Scott.

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The hubby and I.

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My friends, thanks for coming and helping and taking the verbal abuse. Ha. And of course, thanks to Madinah for the makeup.

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More of my friends!

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My buddy Dierdra and Mike.

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Model Shia and I.

Oh, and my dress was designed by myself and brought to life by two designers/seamstresses: Mahgrib of Chimiwear and Taqwa of Ziarra Collection.

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Nafeesa and Fatima.

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We had a lil’ runway competition. And Maryam won!

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My cake cutting ceremony.

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Roberto’s Bakery did a wonderful job. We smashed it.

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Thanks everyone for a fun filled evening.

And I’ll send you off with a pic of my sis dropping it like its hot. Oh, boy. lol

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DSC08846(Photo: Worldiction, Bloggers L to R: Jordan of Lil Miss JB Style, Leah V. of Beauty and the Muse, and Melissa)

Renaissance Center/The Riverwalk

Downtown Detroit

July 26th 2015

Empowerment: Fashion Blogger Style

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Life is funny. The right people kind of just fall into your lap when you least expect it. I met these crazy fashion bloggers at different times, but it is like we’ve known each other for years.

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I’ve been blogging for about 2+ years now and didn’t even know there were other local bloggers like myself floating around the city. We’ve bounced around from fashion show to fashion show, colliding at the last step. And this happened.

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We decided to do a silver and black themed shoot, geared towards empowerment, strength, and entrepreneurship. Basically, everything we aspire to be and want to inspire others to partake in. Scott M., Worldiction, a local art photographer allowed our creative juices to flow without interruption.

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Each of our personalities and styles are different, yet we all have a common goal of wanting to empower each other through our blogs and vlogs as well as our audiences by encouraging creativity and individuality, a strong sense of self.

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Shall we do a wardrobe breakdown?

Turban/Scarf: Borrowed

Neck piece: I made it, booyah!

Lace Dress: F21 Plus

Snake Bracelet: Deb’s

Earrings and Ring: Joanne’s Fabric

Lace Hand Piece: Claire’s

Ballet Flats: Pay-Less

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This year has been a whirlwind of successes and failures. But as I keep pushing and meeting new people who inspire me every moment, I find the failures shrinking. Life is about living through our experiences and finding out what we’re supposed to learn from them. I am thankful to have a set of empowering women–and men–who push me to be something more, something greater than myself.

A photo  of the crew and Scott! The man behind the camera.

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My last photo of the day! And I have the whole city behind me.

xoxo


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