Fashion | Edgy Opulence 4.25

Location: Dubai Marina, UAE Purpose: Slay at work Skirt: ASOS Curve Top: Torrid Jacket: Recycled jacket redesigned by Lipstick Killers Collection Earring: unknown Lip: Carmex Eyeliner: liquid black eyeliner, brand Kat Von D Face: Nyx highlighter pallet, Kiss volume maximizer mascara Shades: Tortoise prescription cat eye glasses, brand – Lipstick Killers Collection

Travel | Hidden Gems of Dubai

Is it the palm trees? Is it the blue seawater? Is it the gorgeous sunsets? There’s something about Dubai beyond all of the luxury and glamour that gives you peace. We all need a mental reset sometimes between the hustle and bustle of our daily lives. So often we forget the beauty that surrounds us….

Fashion | Edgy Opulence 2.09

Location: Bahri at Jumeirah Madinat Dubai, UAE Purpose: Slay on the beach Shoes: Gladiator Sandals brand unknown Jumper: ASOS Curve Earring: gold hoops, Forever 21 Bracelets: bangles brand unknown Lip: Gold Shimmer, brand Victoria’s Secret Eyeliner: liquid black eyeliner, brand Kat Von D Face: Nyx highlighter pallet, Kiss volume maximizer mascara, gold dust eyeshadow Forever…

Fashion | Edgy Opulence 1.09

Location: Mall of Emirates, Dubai, UAE Purpose: Slay at work Shoes: Gold flats, Centrepoint Top: Pineapple Tee, brand unknown; Mustard cardigan, brand unknown Bottoms: Premium leggings, brand Torrid Earring: African gold hoops, brand Oakland African Culture store Lip: Plan 9 (color) studded kiss lipstick, brand – Kat Von D Eyeliner: liquid black eyeliner, brand Kat…

Fashion | Golden Globe 2018 Red Carpet Favs & Meh

The Golden Globe’s red carpet was littered in black this year. Actors, writers, directors, and other people in the world of Hollywood showed solidarity against racial and gender inequality by choosing to wear black. There were a few that spiced up the black with a hint of color, patterns, or decided not wearing it all….

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…