DIY Alert | Shawl, Vest or Bikini Cover Up

Who doesn’t love a fashionable creator friendly DIY!? Lately I’ve been wearing cute shawl/cover-ups to complete my outfits and decided to share the how-to.

Here are a few looks

(I’m on the right)


And worn as a bikini cover-up

And here is the quick 1 minute how to:

Happy creating and accessorizing!





Scarf Accessorizing


Greetings dolls!

It’s no secret what the statement piece of my outfit is…my scarf.

You were probably thinking it’s the jacket. While this is true, the scarf is what completes the outfit. Without it the look wouldn’t have worked as well.

It’s the perfect way to make many different colors blend well. This scarf from forever 21, has all the colors in my outfit.

Find inexpensive scarves and tie them in different ways to add character. Or make a trip to the fabric store to purchase sheer and lightweight fabrics that doesn’t fray (or hem up the edges if you can sew) for one of a kind scarves for your collection.

Until next time…


LOTD | Prim & Proper Style


Greetings loves!

I hosted the Beauty Inside Out happy hour meet up for Brown Skin Women yesterday evening and wanted to share my fancy yet simple outfit. I purchased the skirt and shirt from a local boutique here in my hometown (Hartford) called Niro. Which is owned by the pretty ladies in the final pic.

This outfit reminds me of one of my favorite quotes by Maya Angelou. Do as much as you can while you can. With some passion, some compassion, some humor and some style.



Not only does the quote suit me, I felt pretty in this ensemble :-).

Until next time,