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Yellow Dress and Problematic EssenceFest

When considering this dress I used a sequence of logic that is very similar to how I found myself at the 2018 EssenceFest in New Orleans.

Group think - just like my other homegirls who know better - we saw Girl's Trip and were gassed up thinking it would be Black Woman Mardi Gras! It was in someways but it was mostly a family reunion itinerary kind of vibe (complete with your auntie Mary). When I was considering this dress I was thinking a "ooh a midi dress and plunging cleavage in denim AND YELLOW" What I didn't think about was the 5 foot 7 inch model wearing an XS and having several traces less of breast meat than I have.  

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Holla For A Dolla: Beauty Supply Aesthetics

I was playing with these concepts of the fake golden bamboo earrings that are iconic to beauty supply accessory display. It really served as a mental inspiration for how i should think about what i was buying.  I decided to open up a shop online, and after much mulling about I have assembled a lifestyle site that sell earrings, accessories and eventually other things - things that speak to me.

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