Monday, November 30, 2009


this song speaks for itself. this performance is obviously much later from when she wrote the song.....but i used it because the message is timeless....not to mention she could still bring it!!!!
All hail the Queen!

Sunday, November 29, 2009

"a" word...

today's word starts with the letter C...

Conciliate (ken sill e ate)
1. to overcome the distrust or animosity of; appease.
2. to regain or try to regain (friendship or goodwill) by pleasant behavior.
3. to make or attempt to make compatible; reconcile

now try to use it in a sentence...

Saturday, November 28, 2009

light up...

MaDukes' for holiday lights detail.

my vision...

i wish i could find the pic, circa '88 of my big brother wearing his pair of VISION STREET WEAR kicks. a close second is this photo of him in the long sleeve tee. sooo cute!

i was always jealous of them, so i was beyond siked when i recently found a pair of my own. brand new for $3. HELL YEAH!!!

Friday, November 27, 2009

Thursday, November 26, 2009

multiple choice wardrobe...

round 2!! this time we brought in a new competitor. the theme was 'pick your own' from...
a. plaid
b. polkadot or
c. pinstripe

NO ONE had pinstripes, hahahaha...and now we need to name the winner!!

Monday, November 23, 2009


I listened to this album obsessively when I was in AmeriCorps a few years back.

My favorite line is "the joy is not the same without the pain"

Sunday, November 22, 2009

"a" word...

today's word starts with the letter B....

Bequest (bi-qwest)
1. a disposition in a will.
2. a legacy.

now try to use it in a sentence....


Wednesday, November 18, 2009

monochromatic wardrobe....

i posted earlier about devising a wardrobe game....and today it begins. the theme is monochromatic....any color you want.

WEST vs EAST!!! vs!!!
'cmon...whats alil competition amongst friends?? hahaha

i wish i could say i won this round....but i totally snoozed on the accessories. Tania is the CLEAR winner with her bangin beige ensemble. Congrats girl!

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

more professional....

picked up a wig for the mannequin i just got. i went for a look inspired from an amazing movie.

and we're off...

....cant wait to step up my game!

Monday, November 16, 2009


I hope to keep up with posting a jam to start the week off....
here is what i am feeling

Sunday, November 15, 2009

"a" word

i enjoy building my vocabulary, so im gonna branch out one letter at a time....starting with A.

Abjure(ab-joor) :
verb (used with object), -jured, -jur⋅ing.
1. to renounce, repudiate, or retract, esp. with formal solemnity; recant: to abjure one's errors.
2. to renounce or give up under oath; forswear: to abjure allegiance.
3. to avoid or shun.

now try to use it in a sentence....

lights, camera, action!

been scoring some flicks on my laptop. just got this comedic gem. dont think anyone would want to watch it with me.....since i can quote EVERY WORD.


Saturday, November 14, 2009

the word...

on the street is the she and i 'talk' the same. just goes to cant trust the streets. they are always lying.

hahahah...oh i love a good pun.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

what a diff...

a color can make?!?!?

i swapped the laces on these acg blazers and i think i have fallen in love all over again. feelin the MONO!!

sittin in a (olive) tree...

I am pleased to introduce Olivia Rae Jackson Grant!!

Olivia (meaning Olive Tree) is the seedling of two VERY talented artists, Darla Jackson and Justin Grant. Their story goes much like the nursery rhyme....

'first comes love, then comes marriage then comes a baby in a baby carriage.' yesterdays case, i changed it to 'mannequin arms'. hahaha

Wednesday, November 11, 2009


think ima get an iPhone and make a leather carrier.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Monday, November 9, 2009

first thing....

tomorrow im out to visit york...not the be confused with new york. Ima nerd out with my cousin (the rapper). the plan is to chill in the studio.... then maybe later alil thrift shopping and such.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

hi honey, im home...

last mannequin fell say hello to Honey Bee. apparently she has her name scribed somewhere on her.

Saturday, November 7, 2009

the week's wardrobe game....


i have employed a few friends to play alil dress-up game. it starts this monday and it will go on til friday. there was a list of looks assigned for each day with some slight perimeters. here is the email that was sent to prepare the contestants:

aight ya'll.....who's with me?? there arent many rules or such. if you fudge the perimeters...your guilt will be punishment enough!!

oh, wait ONE RULE. its all or nothing. everyone must play for the entire week. aaaaaand, you are welcome to repeat an item in your outfit....i mean if you dont have enough creativity to switch up your shit, thats on you. HAHAHA.

ok....REAL SIMPLE, each day has a pick out your illest look. we need to meet up each morning to document. i will post em then there is a winner for each day. we all collective decide the winner and it must be unanimous. (this will be the opportunity to explain the genius of your ensemble to any haters) best of luck.


Thursday, November 5, 2009

prudy pweze....

I am currently pleadin to a friend for a sample of these......the Quoddy Trail Ring Boot.

keep your fingers crossed for me :)

Monday, November 2, 2009


the newest member of the crew.

just bought that mannequin based off the inspiration of this one...

Sunday, November 1, 2009