Travel | Amsterdam, I love you! 

My first trip to Amsterdam was back in February  2017 during a connecting flight. I had a 7 hour layover and decided to check this city out! It only took 7 hours to fall in love with this winter city with its medieval landscape, water canals, and the freedom to take advantage of all things…

Fashion | Fashion Forward Dubai 2017 Recap

Shot on iPhone At its tenth season, Fashion Forward took over the Dubai Design District growing its audience from invite-only to everyone who loves fashion. It was a three-day celebration of style featuring runway shows, presentations, exhibitions, talks, shopping, music, and film. Here is my recap of the shows I attended! Day 1 My Look…

Fashion | Edgy Opulence 10.17

Greetings from Amsterdam! I absolutely love my look from the 17th of October. Here are the details:  Scarf: Shanghai, China Silk Market  Glasses: H&M, Netherlands  Cardigan and Tank: H&M  Purse: Centrepoint Dubai, UAE Jeggings: Vintage  Favorite look is from the mirror of the Holland Casino! You know when you find that amazing mirror and you…

Lifestyle | Date Night at Atelier M, Dubai Marina

The night was perfect and we decided to take advantage of the offerings of our local neighborhood and have a late night, date night. Pier 7 is home to 7 different restaurants and lounges from the ground floor to the roof top. It offers stunning views, a wide variety of eats, and a rowdy or…

Fashion | Red Carpet Favs from Black Girls Rock 2017

Yessss Black Girls Rock is THE award show of black girl excellence. In a world filled with hatred, false flags, and smoke screens, we finally have content demonstrating empowerment, inspiration, and acceptance of who you are. Embracing your fabulousness and running with it was the theme I heard throughout the acceptance speeches. Not only did…

Fashion | Lipstick Killers Collection SS15 Fashion Footage

Digging through my iCloud account, I found some oldie but definitely goodie fashion footage of my SS15 fashion collection. It debuted at Bronner Brothers Hair Show in February 2015 and included 100 brand new unique pieces designed and sewn by me! It was the hardest project I ever completed in my fashion career. I created…

Sustainability | Enable Social Enterprise

During my visit and meeting with the fashion division of the Dubai Design District a few weeks back, I came across this store on my way towards the taxi stand. First thing I noticed was the cactus. I have been searching for a cute house plant for my balcony and living room that could stand…

Real Estate | Serena Williams Dubai Villa designed by Versace OMG!

Edgy Opulence Lifestyle Brand presents a walkthrough of Serena Williams’ 6 Bedroom villa designed by Versace located in Damac Hills and Trump Golf Resort area. I posted a YouTube video with footage of every room including the back deck and pool area and a master bedroom to die for! Check out the youtube video here!…

Lifestyle | Yessss Bentley Cafe! 

Dubai is home to all things luxury times 1000! Exclusive shops, boutiques, architecture, world’s bests, and world’s onlies are located in various parts of the city for your visiting pleasure. The world’s tallest building, the world’s best laser and holographic show, and now I bring you a review of the world’s ONLY Bentley cafe. The…

Real Estate | Wesley Snipes Dubai villa designed by Paramount 

Edgy Opulence Lifestyle Brand presents a walkthrough of Wesley Snipes Dubai 6 Bedroom villa designed by Paramount pictures located in Damac Hills and Trump Golf Resort area. Damac Hills is the Beverly Hills of Dubai filled with luxury designed villas. Investment properties are affordable and if you are looking to expand your real estate investment…

Fashion | Harper’s Bazaar Cafe or Vogue Cafe Dubai? 

I am so torn between the two most famously fashion fabulous icons. They both have elegant cafes located in the heart of Dubai. Vogue Cafe is located in Dubai Mall and Harper’s Bazaar is located in the Dubai Design District building 9 also known as D3. They also have another location in the City Walk…

Fashion | Edgy Opulence 6.10

Location: Dubai Marina, UAE Purpose: Balcony Flows Photo Shoot Shoes: Christian Siriano Black Wedge Peep Toe Skirt: Black Jersey Knit Pencil Skirt, brand – Lipstick Killers Collection Top: Dashiki Top, brand unknown Scarf: White Jersey Knit Head Wrap Style, brand unknown Earring: Diamond Chandelier, brand unknown Bangle: Silver, brand unknown Lip:  Melted Villain, brand –…

Fashion | Centrepoint Store’s Plus Size Clothing Review

Plus size clothing is pretty much non-existent in Dubai. After a large amount of web searches and wandering around the humongous malls clearing a minimum 12,000 steps, I finally discovered two stores thus far out of the thousands of shops here that have clothing for women size 14 and above. I have not given up…

Travel | Dubai Marina Review

Shot on iPhone It was a beautiful cloudy spring day in Dubai and I decided to check out the Marina. My first notion was to view the tower apartment life out there in the midst of the greenest canal ever, however my reason quickly changed. Instead, as I graciously left the taxi in slow motion,…