Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Reclaimed Readables

Happy Wednesday beautiful people!

Today's Readables feature 5 ways to make your clothes look more expensive, Victoria's Secret now embracing natural hair, Bethann Hardison on fashion diversity, why celebrating Thanksgiving as a person of color is complicated, over 100 Black Friday deals, and the woman Kim Kardashian and Rihanna are rallying behind.

Career Girl Daily: 5 ways to make your clothes look more expensive
Refinery29: Victoria Secret embracing natural hair, Bethann Hardison on fashion diversity
Hello Giggles: Celebrating Thanksgiving as a POC is complicated
Fashionista: 148 Black Friday deals
The Cut: Rihanna and Kim Kardashian unite to free a sex trafficked woman

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Holiday Flats to be Thankful For

Thanksgiving is no time to worry about sore feet. The right comfy pairs are the perfect accompaniment for any Turkey Day look.

Here are a few flats to be thankful for, all under $50.

Holiday Flats to be Thankful For

Pink sneaker

Pom pom shoes

Pointy toe shoes

Bamboo black shoes

Bamboo shoes

Charlotte Russe d orsay flat

Reclaimed Readables #TuesdayShoesDay

Happy Tuesday loves!

This week's #TuesdayShoesDay features the shoes Serena Williams wore this past weekend that are getting major attention, we weigh in on the mismatched shoe trend, examine if a once out shoe is now in, the biggest Black Friday/Cyber Monday shoe deals, and the Cardi B effect on Christian Louboutin.

The shoes Serena Williams chose to wear for her wedding this weekend
Weigh in on the mismatched shoe trend
Are these sneakers cool again
The biggest shoe deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Christian Louboutin and the Cardi B effect

Monday, November 20, 2017

3 Easy Men's Outfits for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is this week.

Many of us are heading back home, to visit family, friends, or meet new people with our significant others for the holiday. That means packing. And that means packing smarter, not more.

Some of us will be staying home or visiting those who do not live far from these destinations for dinner Thursday.

Either way, we all still have to consider a big question: what are we going to wear? Most of us have multiple places to hit up this holiday (with Tupperware and foil in tow) and we want to know the right looks that will be both stylish and comfortable.

Here are three easy outfits using stuff you probably already own.

Fancy Dinner/ Meeting Her Family:

Some Thanksgivings are a little more fancy than others and require a step up from your usual binge eating days. For a more formal dinner, it's time to break out that trusty dark suit and button down. It is an easy way to look put together without too many fussy elements.

I also recommend this look if you are meeting a significant other's family. Why? Well, looking polished and serious when meeting a family never hurt. A good rule I put in practice when I go see Earl's family (even to this day) is whatever your boo tells you the dress code is, dress one step above that.

Family Fun:

When you are with your people, the last things you want to be are either too fussy or, worst of all, sloppy. Therefore the look you want is something that you can chill in, get a good food coma in, and that will look good in all the pictures your relatives be taking (you  know they do!).

There is something so put together about a nice long sleeve tee layered under a chunky sweater. For hanging with your family, I recommend a put together yet comfy look of boots, dark denim, a long sleeve tee with a sweater. It's a handsome look that will make mama and them proud without being too fancy. You are there to eat, after all.


You are hanging with your crew. It's time for drinks, jokes, Cards Against Humanity, some spades, and fun. So your look should be comfortable as well, but maybe not as polished as either of the above looks.

This is the hangout look. Your friends require you to bring your famous dish, the bottle, or something to the function. The last thing they are going to require is a stuffy outfit. The only things required to be stuffed for this event are the turkeys and your belly. A plaid/ flannel button down with a black tee and jeans does it. It's a comfortable cool look that is easy to rock without looking sloppy.

Whatever you choose to wear, I hope you have the happiest of Thanksgivings. Be safe, eat well, and enjoy yo'self!

Reclaimed Readables #ManCrushMonday

Happy Monday, good looking people!

This week's #ManCrushMonday features 13 common cold weather fashion mistakes and how to fix them, 5 modern ways to wear velvet, 10 things that supposedly "put hair on your chest", Stephen Colbert calls out Sen. Al Franken, the worst in male apologies ranked, and how to be ready of all of Thanksgiving Day spills.

Fashion Beans: 13 common cold weather fashion mistakes and their fixes
The Art of Manliness: 10 things that will supposedly put hair on your chest
Menswear Style: 5 modern ways to wear velvet
Hello Giggles: Stephen Colbert isn't here for Al Franken's apology
Adequate Man: How to be ready for all of Turkey Day's spills, the worst in male apologies ranked