So there's this notion in motherhood that, your children are supposed to be better dressed than you as a mother. And that it's ok if you walk around looking like a rag doll, as long as your children are well kept. You have minimal standards. You wear sweats, mini-you wears jeans. The world smiles on your mothering skills and 'sacrifice'.
I know mom jeans are making a comeback, but not with me. I'm not ready to pull out my Levi's 550 just yet. Instead, I find myself in a strange space when it comes to fashion, especially as mom. Let me take you back. So my love for fashion really didn't start until about middle … Continue reading Mom Jeans? But Why.
Who am I? If you didn't read that in the Petey Pablo "Raise Up" voice, then we are not the same. No, but seriously -- Who am I? I am the Queen. (Ask my kids, they'll tell ya! 😂) I am a 30-year old mother, wife, sister, daughter, and friend. I have been married to … Continue reading Meet the Queen
Be sure to follow me @mai.stiles on Instagram because I post a lot of cool looks on my instastories but I will share my favorite weekly findings here! In fashion, trends come and go. Even the trends that go down burning in flames of hideousness, somehow make their way back again. Fashion is a big … Continue reading T(M)omboy Chic.
The Power of Resiliency Being resilient can take you an extremely long way! Resilient is defined as being able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions. The familiar adage “never let them see you sweat” truly comes into play during moments of resiliency. You never know who looks up to you or generates the … Continue reading The Power of Resiliency
The dialect of a true, southern gentleman with a splash of various cultures. Life experiences has taught me to focus on the positive aspects of every situation and spread positive vibes only! Milt the Gr8 is an agent of change and truly a voice for the people… no two people are just alike, however; we … Continue reading Meet Milt the Gr8
Jane Bond. Never Jane Doe. Yeah, yeah this is my palace, champagne in my chalice.I got it all covered like a wedding bandWonderland, so my alias is Alice.1 [We gon' start a motherfuckin' pussy riot.Or we gon' have to put 'em on a pussy diet.Look at that, I guarantee I got 'em quiet.Look at that, … Continue reading Django Jane — Janelle Monáe
A lot of people aren't a huge fan of rap music for understandable reasons. The exuberant baselines and harsh vocals can be deterring for some. However, some of those same people would swear by the poetry of Robert Frost or Nikki Giovanni. For this series I will choose the rappers that have songs that remind … Continue reading Rap Poetry
Cardi is day to Nicki's night. Where Nicki is going in, Cardi is chilling back, posed. When Minaj is going for your throat, Cardi is slipping you the poison while smiling. Dame. Las. Dos.
Imagine being a historian in America circa 3012, searching through archives looking for some material on technology and love in music and you proverbially dust off Dirty Computer.